Executive Director

Posted: 11/04/2021

The Executive Director is chiefly focused on the following responsibilities: 


Management and Administration

  • Provide leadership, management, and training for staff and volunteers
  • Recruit, select, supervise, and evaluate the year-round paid staff
  • Recruit, select, supervise, and evaluate the summer paid staff, including the Head of Camp, the nurses, kitchen manager, driver, and lifeguards/pool staff
  • Collect and analyze data to improve programs and meet changing needs of campers
  • Provide direction and manage the day-to-day details of running the organization year-round
  • Oversee the maintenance of databases of campers, parents, and alumni
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the camp website
  • Monitor camp budget, produce monthly financial reports, and ensure effective audit trails
  • Maintain compliance with American Camping Association (ACA) member standards, zoning boards, and other relevant regulatory agencies
  • Work closely with Board of Directors to develop fundraising and resource development strategies


Summer Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operations of the camp, including health, safety, inventory, ordering
  • Act as a sounding board to youth leadership and staff, providing guidance and direction, when appropriate
  • Work closely with melavah (inclusion coordinator), inclusion specialists, and counselors to monitor and manage behavioral, emotional, and disciplinary issues
  • Work with camp leadership to ensure responsible fiscal management of program budget
  • In collaboration with the Head of Camp and Board, set and enforce health and safety policy
  • Manage youth leadership dealing with behind-the-scenes activities (food, maintenance, vehicles, supplies etc.)
  • With Assistant Director, in charge of technical staff: Nurses, kitchen, driver, maintenance
  • Work with parents and Board of Directors
  • Meet daily with youth leadership of camp – know everything (relevant) that is happening at camp
  • Meet weekly with Head of Camp prior to summer and regularly during summer – in tune with the summer staff happenings 
  • Help Technical Director manage program budget and ordering – aware of what is being purchased, what is needed around camp for work, projects, etc. 
  • Enable youth leadership to do their jobs while being on top of all technical aspects of machaneh
  • Jump into action when any crises or challenges arise


Board Relations

  • Provide staff support to the Board chair in planning the agenda and preparing materials for board meetings
  • Act as liaison between the board of directors and staff, communicating the vision and the strategic goals of the Board
  • Work with the board to raise funds
  • Attend board meetings
  • Initiate and assist in developing policy recommendations and priorities for Camp Moshava


Community Relations

  • Assist in promoting Camp Moshava
  • Respond to parents’ concerns
  • Participate in Jewish community camping organizations, such as Habonim Dror Camping Association, Foundation for Jewish Camping, Harold Grinspoon Foundation/JCamp 180
  • Develop effective relationships in the community with relevant professional organizations, business leaders, Jewish organizations, potential funders, camp constituents and foster collaboration to serve our mission
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the camp’s public relations plan


Compensation: $65,000-$85,000 commensurate with experience.


Benefits: Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage, retirement match, flex time, generous paid leave and sick days, tuition for camp-age children.


People of color, Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews, Queer and/or trans people, people with disabilities, and immigrants are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Habonim Dror Camp Moshava is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We encourage those who are unsure if they meet the job requirements but are excited about being Camp Moshava’s next Executive Director to apply. The hiring committee will consider candidates with non-traditional experience. 

Application Instructions

Apply: To apply please submit your cover letter and resume to with the subject “Executive Director.” Applications received on or before Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 will receive priority. All applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.