Job Description – Operations Assistant
Summer 2021

Background: The URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp is a residential, Jewish summer camp located in Utica, MS that serves campers ages 7-16, who spend between ten days and six weeks on-site during the summer. We strive to create a healthy, nurturing environment for campers and staff to try new activities, build meaningful relationships, and grow their Jewish identities. We are seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as the Operations Assistant.


  • Strong background and experience in camping and/or related fields.
  • Desire and ability to work with adults with various experience levels in a camp setting.
  • Ability to stay organized and accomplish logistically focused tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to give & take constructive criticism.
  • Ability to mold and positively influence Counselor-in-Training participants.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work without constant supervision. Must have leadership skills, ability to motivate, manage, and counsel.


  • Allocate camp resources and program supplies.
  • Assist in the management of camp operations including, but not limited to:
    • Camper Laundry
    • Program Supply Distribution
  • Work with the Assistant Director to place supply orders needed for programming.
  • Supervise Counselors-in-Training assigned to program supply requisitions.
  • Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. Act as role-model for safety with staff and campers.
  • Directly responsible for maintenance and upkeep of facilities and supplies when necessary.
  • Attend in-camp training sessions and staff meetings as required.

Designated Supervisor: Operations Manager