Assistant Day Camp Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $42,000
Maximum: $45,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



575 8th Avenue
11th floor
New York
New York
United States


Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of Jewish backgrounds join together to create a joyful community built on Jewish values, a connection to Israel and the Hebrew language.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Jewish camp professional who will fill the role of Assistant Camp Director. The Assistant Director is responsible for staff recruitment, operations and scheduling.


  • Manage staff recruitment process and facilitate the hiring process for season staff
  • Manage camper registration process
  • Manage Accounts Payable and Vendor accounts
  • Create camp schedule, coordinate trips, special events and overall camp calendar
  • Serve on the team planning staff training and development


  • Minimum of two seasons of camp administrative or leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Recreation, Jewish Studies, Nonprofit Management, or Business OR unrelated degree with progressively responsible year round experience in day camping
  • Experience working in or engaged with the Jewish community
  • Experience working with children ages 3 – 10
  • Preference given to Hebrew speakers

Skills and Abilities

  • Extraordinary relationship building skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Flexible and ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and demanding deadlines 
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities
  • Terrific computer skills including internet based software, MSOffice applications including Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with educational programming a big plus


Health, dental and vision insurance, 3 weeks of vacation and all Jewish holidays off

Level of Language Proficiency

Hebrew a plus

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please include a cover letter and resume with relevant experience.