Life Enrichment Site Liaison
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The St. Louis Jewish Community Center (the J) has been providing excellent health and cultural experiences for the entire community for over 140 years. Members and program participants enjoy access to state-of-the-art facilities and programs, arts, and sports experiences. Employees enjoy a large range of benefits including a complimentary membership! The J's culture is warm and inclusive to all, employees are safe being who they are at work. Be a part of this amazing team and community.

The Jewish Community Center’s Day Camps have openings for two Life Enrichment Site Liaisons to join our 2024 summer seasonal team. This seasonal position is available at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Camp runs Monday-Friday, May 27th to August 2nd. Our caring and enthusiastic Inclusion staff provides one on one support to children and youth with developmental disabilities as they participate in regular camp programming in a variety of activities including: swimming, outdoor activities, crafts, drama, sports and nature.


The Site Liaisons assist campers with developmental disabilities so they may have the most inclusive camp experience possible.


  • Attend mandatory staff orientation May 27th – May 31st and Parents’ Meet and Greet.
  • Assist counselors in appropriately managing crisis situations related to behavior or health as needed.
  • Assist Day Camp Directors in locating counselor/camper pairings during morning drop off.
  • Assist Day Camp Directors in brainstorming creative innovative ways to include campers with developmental and physical disabilities into traditional camp activities.
  • Attend all Monday morning meetings with staff.
  • Fill in for counselors that may call in sick or have emergencies.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for funders.
  • Collect progress notes from counselors each Friday.
  • Assist counselors with staying with their camp groups as much as possible.
  • Support children and youth as they participate in group or individual activities.
  • Make accommodations to activities as needed to allow the camper to fully participate.
  • Be available for the entire duration of camp (May 27th-August 2nd) and have reliable transportation.
  • Follow all JCC rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Attend training and meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • BA in related field (Psychology, Sociology, Special Education, Social Work).
  • Experience working in crisis situations with children or youth with developmental disabilities.
  • Understanding of unique needs of children and youth with developmental disabilities.
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory and cognitive communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in the program.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to child’s age and skill levels.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Ability to assist children and youth in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness, or injury.
  • Should possess good character, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control in a dynamic environment.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification is required and must be maintained. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Must be able to be or currently be registered in good standing on the MO Family Care and Safety Registry to hold this position.

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The J is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security's E-verify Program.

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