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Eva L. Gunther Head Songleader
Oct. 10, 2013

Qualifications

  • Training and experience commensurate with needs of Music / Songleading activities. Teaching experience in that activity area desired.
  • Ability to teach Jewish concepts to camp community.
  • Strong enthusiasm for and broad-based knowledge of assigned specialty.
  • Ability to creatively plan & schedule programs and activities, and to maximize the skills & talents of staff members.
  • Ability to work well with Visiting Faculty.
  • Knowledge of and ability to lead daily and Shabbat T'filah.
  • Ability to mentor other songleaders.
  • Possess creativity and energy, good organizational skills, Jewish literacy and knowledge.
  • Experience with facilitating Music Programming
  • Play a role in all aspects of camp life, actively seeking to bring Judaism to life.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the Eva L. Gunther Head Songleader
  • Shape and elevate the camp's music program.
  • Ensure that Jewish music, and the teaching and participation of musical activities is a vibrant part of the camp culture, from the beginning of the day until the end.
  • Supervise and schedule music staff in the leading of opening breakfast, song sessions, services, and siyum each day.
  • Work with supervisor, department head, and Education director on integrating Jewish Education into each activity.
  • When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise.
  • Be available for cabin activities as requested by counselors.
  • Prepare and lead Shabbat afternoon activities.
  • Act as general resource for other Camp activities relating to your specialty.
  • When time permits, participate in other Camp programming as is practical. Specialists should be with assigned units when they do not have direct programming responsibilities -- especially at meals, song sessions, services, and evening programs. Sitting with cabins and interacting with chanichim is a must.
  • Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. Act as role-model for safety with chanichim.
  • Attend in-camp training sessions and staff meetings as required

This position may be out of cabin.

Supervisor: Performing Arts Supervisor


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