Athletics Supervisor - Emma Kaufmann Camp Summer 2019

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh - Morgantown, WV4.2


Emma Kaufmann Camp is located along Cheat Lake in Morgantown WV. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, EKC is a co-ed residential camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence, premiere programming and activities. This child-centered environment includes campers ages 7-16. As a supervisor at EKC, you will enjoy the opportunity for personal growth and develop friendships that will last a lifetime. Visit our website at


  • Entering College Senior or older
  • Experience significant for position, two or more years in a leadership/supervisory position.
  • General skills in team and individual sports with a specialty in one or more of the following areas: soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, baseball, or archery
  • Knowledge and experience working with children in a sports and recreational setting
  • Creativity, energy and enthusiasm
  • Strong programmatic, teaching, and coaching experience
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance & function both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to actively supervise staff assigned to the Athletics specialty area


  • Complete your job as per the guidelines set forth in the Program Procedures. Follow all rules, regulations, policies and procedures as stated in the EKC Staff Manual and Operating Procedures.
  • Alert your supervisor to any problems in your unit/area and communicate with him/her daily.
  • Follow and adhere to all procedures and guidelines in association with the American Camping Association.
  • Actively participate in staff training week.
  • Lead weekly meetings for staff in unit/specialty area.
  • Assist other administrative staff in work-related duties as needed and/or required.


  • Accountability for the health, safety and whereabouts of all campers participating in all sports and recreational activities.
  • Develop and deliver sports programs that are appropriate for the age and ability of campers ages 7-16.
  • To be responsible for managing equipment, activities, scheduling and safety concerns involved with all Athletics facilities.
  • Act as role model and teacher and offer guidance and support to all campers and staff.
  • To be responsible for the daily set-up, take down and active supervision of use of all Athletics equipment.
  • Actively participate in evening programs, all camp programs and special events.
  • Incorporate Jewish values into daily activities and programs in your specialty area.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff orientation, staff training, team meetings, and all-camp meetings.
  • Direct supervision of all staff working in the Athletics specialty area, including at least one weekly meeting with each supervisee. Provide immediate direction & guidance when necessary.
  • Ensure safe operation, security and maintenance of all equipment and supplies in the Athletics area.
  • Evaluate in writing, the program, staff, and procedures, making suggestions and recommendations for the future.
  • Responsible for guiding specialists to mentor and train Counselors-in-Training (CITs) assigned to the Athletics area.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34, FBI clearances and mandated reporter training

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Brooks Weaver

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Phone: 412-697-3513

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Part-time


  • Supervisor: 2 years (Preferred)