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Rosh Eidah (Unit Head)
Oct. 28, 2010


  • Strong background and experience in camping and/or related fields.
  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults in camp setting. Ability to creatively plan and schedule programs and activities, and to maximize the skills and talents of staff members under your direct and indirect supervision.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism.
  • Preferably with strong background in field relevant to camp work.
  • Must be self-starter and able to work with a minimum of supervision. Must have leadership skills, ability to motivate, manage, and counsel.
  • Ability to teach Jewish concepts to camp community.
  • Ability to work well with Visiting Faculty.


  • Be a member of Leadership Team. Attend daily meetings. Participate in formulation and implementation of camp policy.
  • Directly responsible for planning, preparation, and implementation of all unit activities. Serve as creative force. Support programs planned by programming team (in consultation with Activities Director) and Visiting Faculty (in consultation with them), ensure quality and age-appropriateness.
  • Coordinate activities of staff in unit: daytime activities of staff members, unit activities, staff time-off.
  • Serve as primary, direct supervisor for all counselors in the designated unit. Perform regular evaluations for these counselors. Act as role model at camp.
  • Act on behalf of the unit on issues involving camp community. Run unit staff meetings.
  • Become directly involved with all campers and staff. Ongoing camper and staff problems are of particular concern. Communicate with the Camp Director and Assistant Director. Communicate with camper parents. Prepare and submit reports, forms, parent letters, articles, and evaluations as needed.


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