Working at a Jewish summer camp is the most rewarding job you will ever have, you will have the opportunity to change lives and make a difference to the world. There are hundreds of Jewish summer camps in America and we work with the best. We make sure that you are placed at a camp suited just for you. Each camp that we work with is a residential overnight camp. This will provide you with an amazing experience no matter what your role is.
Throughout the process, Jewish Camps USA will be with you each step of the way to help and support you through the application, your visa, flights and even what to pack. We have an orientation day prior to you going to camp and we will advise you on the best way to prepare for your job, you will not be left in the dark about anything, so you will feel right at home as soon as you get there.
How long you work at camp may differ, but on average it will be between 6 to 9 weeks and then you will have the opportunity to travel in America for up to 30 days after camp has finished.
How much you get paid at camp varies, however you could be paid anything up to $2250 on your first year. This is another bonus of being part of our camp family. What you will receive will be written on your camp contract which you will gain before you go to camp.
Camp will provide you with many transferable and invaluable skills you will learn nowhere else such as leadership, team building and teaching others. You can see it from a JCUSA staff members prospective, here.
Only people who have been to camp know how special it is, this quote sums it up perfectly:
From the outside looking in you can’t understand it, from the inside looking out you can’t explain it.