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All staff must have graduated from high school. Age restrictions may apply to specific positions.

Counseling Director: Responsible for training and supervision of Unit Heads and Inclusion Specialist/ Camper Care Coordinator. Oversees all of camper care.

Unit Heads: Lead a camp unit consisting of up to 60 campers and 14 staff. Unit Heads are responsible for the well-being of all the campers and staff in their unit. Minimum age is 21.

Inclusion Specialist/ Camper Care Coordinator: Works with our campers with special needs and is responsible for overall camper well-being; assists in inclusion by providing resources and assistance to unit heads; acts as a resource to unit heads and counselors to work through camper behavior and emotional issues. Certification as a social worker or equivalent experience required.

Counselor: Primarily responsible for the care and well-being of campers. Counselors live in cabins with campers; act as role models, and support specialists throughout programming.

Day Camp Director: Responsible for training and supervision of Day Camp Program staff. Also coordinates Day Camp programming and scheduling. Oversees camper care for all Day Campers.

Day Camp Program Counselor: During the day, these counselors are primarily responsible for the care and well-being of the campers in our day camp program. Day Camp counselors live in cabins with overnight campers, and during the evenings the focus switches to overnight campers.

Program Director: Responsible for supervision of program specialists, scheduling, evening programs, all-camp programs, inventory, and ordering of supplies.

Assistant Programming Director: Assists program director, as needed: evening programs, all-camp programs, skill builders, and individuals.

Program Area Directors: Supervise and lead program areas at Camp. Program Area Directors are responsible for supervising other staff members.

  • Arts & Crafts Director
  • Ropes Course Director
  • Music Director
  • Outdoor Jewish Adventure Director
  • Aquatics Director
  • Assistant Aquatics

Program Specialists: Responsible for the backbone of Camp’s daily activity programs, called Chuggim. When Program Specialists are away from program areas, specialists are assigned to a cabin and work alongside counselors. Specialists must have a background and expertise in the particular area that they teach. Specialty areas include:

  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Athletics
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Amir Garden
  • Lifeguard
  • Outdoor Jewish Adventure
  • Ropes Course
  • Teva- Nature

Photographer: Responsible for taking photographs of camp activities, creating slideshows, and teaching photography skill-builders.

 Administrative, Health and Facilities: Responsible for the day to day operations in these areas.

  • Office Manager
  • Camp Store Manager/ Programing Assistant/ Driver
  • Health Center Administrator
  • Communications Coordinator

Additional Roles (these roles can be added on to another position):

Song Leader: Prepares and leads song session.

Assistant Song Leader: Assists in leading song session.

Program Assistant: Works with the Programming team for portions of the day, assisting in creation and coordination of skill-builders, individuals, or evening programs.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tutor: Tutors bar and bat mitzvah students with Torah, Haftarah, and prayers. Experience required.

Assistant Unit Head: Assists their unit head with unit programming and trips. Also serves as the interim unit head when the unit head is on time off. Must be at least 20 years old.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

B’nai B’rith Camp Awarded Capital Grant

HARRY & JEANETTE WEINBERG FOUNDATION GRANT LAUNCHES B’NAI B’RITH CAMP INTO PUBLIC PHASE OF CAPITAL CAMPAIGN Beaverton, OR. –The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation’s Board of Trustees has awarded B’nai B’rith Camp (BB Camp) a capital grant of $368,000. This grant completes the funding for the Mercaz Campus Center. The Weinberg Foundation was particularly interested…Read More »