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Ranch Camp - Clinic Assistant

JCC Denver
Elbert, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $2,000 to $2,500 Monthly
  • Temporary
Job Description

The JCC Ranch Camp is not just the Denver JCCs overnight summer camp, its also one of the best places to work during the summer. As a staff member, Ranch Camp will become your home away from home as you work to create a community where people can thrive. Youre a hero to your campers; you have the chance to do something you really care about and have a whole lot of fun doing it. Your experience as a staff member is just as important to us as our campers experience. That being said: Were here to serve kids and make sure they are in the safest environment possible while having the time of their lives.

First and foremost, all our staff are madrichim or counselors.

General Staff Responsibilities

  • Take care of all campers by prioritizing the physical, social, emotional health, safety, and well-being.

  • Create a community that you want to be a part of and that you want campers to be a part of.

  • Include everyone and make sure everyone is included.

  • Jump into the camp life: ride horses, swim, camp, play games, sing songs, roast smores, be ready to do everything the campers do!

  • Manage camper behaviors using the tools you learn in Staff Orientation week (Well go over positive behavior management techniques, enforcing appropriate safety policies, emergency procedures, camp rules, and more.)

  • Be flexible and adaptable because things change quickly at camp. You have to be able to roll with it.

  • And other duties and responsibilities as assigned: you might need to make your campers dreams of a beach themed ice-cream campfire song session come true or become your favorite legendary Pokémon for an evening program.


But our staff arent just counselors. We want you to do what matters to you while youre at camp.

Want to spend your summer outside, exploring the back country of Colorado and climbing mountains? We have a job for you. Does spending the morning playing soccer and the afternoon creating art make your heart happy? We have a job for you. Want to design a rocket that can make grilled cheese, but also land on Mars? We probably have a job for you, lets talk.

Clinic Assistant Responsibilities

  • The Clinic Assistant supports the Health Center team in all aspects of the daily function of the camp clinic from assisting with medication administration to assisting in camper and staff treatment in emergent and nonemergency situations as certifications allow.

  • Thoroughly, completely, and correctly log and report all camper and staff visits to the clinic, including incidents, illnesses, and medication administration, in the CampMinder system.

  • Ensure medication storage and medical facilities are compliant with Colorado Residential Camp Licensing Codes.

  • Assist with health screenings for all campers.

  • Assist nursing team with medication administration and preparation of scheduled medication pass, especially during mealtimes

  • Coordinate with the Camper Care Team to ensure effective and timely communication about camper incidents and illnesses with parents and caregivers.

  • Act as the first line of defense for campers and staff who visit the health center through living in the health center and delegating care as needed to nursing team.

  • Drive UTV to camp program and events across the camp property.

  • Act as an integral part of the medical team understand that the environment may be very different than being one for a traditional care facility and can at times feel even more hectic.

Finally, all staff must be able to attend Staff Orientations from 5/29/2023 - 6/5/2023 and be available to live at camp for the summer season from 6/6/2023 - 8/13/2023.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

Physical Demands: This job requires the incumbent to have operative auditory and visual functioning. Employee must also be able to walk upwards of two (2) miles each day, including use of stairs and uneven terrain. Employee may also stand, sit in chairs or on the ground, run, and swim. Employee may lift or body block campers when necessary.

Work Environment: Working conditions may include being in indoor, often times loud spaces and spending extended time outdoors under the sun. Must have the ability to work in a hectic, sometimes stressful environment while maintaining the standard of care.

Qualifications and Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Active EMT, WFR, or paramedic certification

  • Satisfactorily fulfill requirements for employment at the Staenberg-Loup JCC, including: background screening, three references, documentation, and compliance with CDHS law.

  • Must be high-energy, enthusiastic, creative, and open-minded!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a camp or relatable setting environment

  • ARC/AHA CPR Certification

  • At least 1 year of verifiable experience working with children

Benefits Overview

This is a seasonal job and is therefore ineligible for benefits.

Please note: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position; however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

The Jewish Community Center values diversity and inclusiveness and is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Description
Everyone is welcome at the JCC! We offer a quick and streamlined hiring process for our open positions!

Conveniently located next to the Leetsdale & S Cherry Street bus stop! Full Time employees of the JCC receive gym memberships, Early Learning School Discounts, Scholarship Opportunities, and discounted programming through the JCC including programs in fitness and aquatics, tennis, child care, summer camp programs, theater programs, and adult education classes such as pottery, art, journaling, and adult sports leagues!

The JCC offers a wide range of training and growth opportunities for employees for continued career development!

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