Change Lives as a Staff Member

The URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp is looking for motivated & energetic individuals who wish to have a meaningful & positive impact on the lives of Jewish youth. We expect our staff to grow & develop both personally & professionally throughout the summer in the healthy & supportive environment that we all create together.

Take a look at our available positions and view the job descriptions in each staff category. If you are interested, please apply online. Contact Camp Associate Director Carolyn Harari with any questions you may have.

Types of Positions at Camp

Our Summer Leadership Team is made up of staff members who supervise program areas and groups of staff within camp. This team works directly with the year-round camp leadership to oversee every facet of camp-life. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Camper Supervisors

Olim Unit Head

Garin Unit Head

Talmidim Unit Head

Chalutzim Unit Head

Unit Head Job Description

Program Supervisors

STEAM Department Head

Sports Department Head

Adventure Department Head

Waterfront Department Head

Director of Jewish Life

Department Head Job Description

At Jacobs Camp, it is our goal to create a healthy, nurturing environment for campers and staff to try new activities, build meaningful relationships, and grow their Jewish identities, and our Community Care Team plays a critical role in ensuring we meet these goals. We are seeking qualified candidates with an educational background and work experience in social work, child development, psychology, and/or education to join our Community Care Team. This team will advise, support, and mentor our staff in ensuring we are meeting every staff member's and every child’s needs which will help them to succeed throughout the summer.

Community Care Director

Community Care Director Job Description

Mental Health (Youth) Internship

Mental Health (Youth) Job Description

Mental Health (Young Adult) Internship

Mental Health (Young Adult) Job Description

Staff Engagement Coordinator

Staff Engagement Coordinator Job Description

Camp Nurse

Camp Nurse Job Description

Health Center Administrator

In charge of running the health center.

Full Job Description

General Counselor

The most meaningful and critical component of our camp staff; counselors are the influential front line role models who directly shape the camp experience for our region's youth. The below description applies to all in-cabin staff.

General Counselor Job Description


We are currently accepting applications for the following specialist positions:

General Specialist Job Description

Adventure Specialist

Archery Specialist

Biking Specialist

Makerspace Specialist

Outdoor Living Specialist

Theater Arts Specialist

Robotics Specialist

Science Specialist

Sports Specialist

Visual Arts Specialist

Jewish Life Specialist

Waterfront Specialist

Operations Manager

In charge of allocating resources and program supplies.

Full Job Description

Summer Program and Logistics Coordinator

Responsible for summer scheduling, planning all camp programs, and other duties as assigned.

Full Job Description


Responsible for pick up and drop offs to airport, buying supplies for camp, and all other off camp errands.

Full Job Description

Video Production Intern

Responsible for capturing great camp moments and putting together the end of session slide shows.

Full Job Description

Operations Assistant

Assist Operation Manager with day to day tasks.

Full Job Description

Director of Marketing and Communication

Manage Jacobs Camp social media and all aspects of HSJ communications

Full Job Description


To take multiple 100's of pictures of campers a day and upload them online.

Full Job Description