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Staff Info Session – Tuesday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m.

Join us for a Virtual Info Session on the benefits of working at camp.  We will meet over Zoom on Tuesday, April 16th at 8:00 p.m.  A Zoom link will be sent via email a couple days prior to the event.  [This event is for students in 9th grade or older (rising 10th graders), college-age young adults, and adult professionals.]

All participants who keep their cameras on throughout the Info Session will receive a $10 Starbucks card after the event.  Please RSVP here if you are interested in attending.  Questions?  Contact Rabbi Jill, Director.

Find Your Why!

We are looking for special people to become part of our Ramah DC family. Working at Ramah is not just a job. It is an experience that develops skills in communication, problem-solving, program development, and more.  Check out our “Find Your Why” video to learn more about the benefits of working at camp from some of our awesome 2022 summer team.

Apply Now   Staff Interest Form

*New at RDC*

We have INCREASED counselor salaries across the board and restructured counselor positions to further define our leadership ladder. Check out the descriptions below to think about which role may be the best fit for you.  (In addition to salaries listed below, returning staff will receive our returning bonus of $50).

Counselor Positions

  • Madrich/a, $2100/summer
  • Menahel/et, $3000/summer

A madrich/a is typically 15-18 years old and will have completed at least one year of high school prior to working at RDC.  A menahel/et is typically 17-22 years old.  This role is most suitable for someone with two or more years of prior counselor experience and/or equivalent experience.  Click here to read the madrich/a and menahel/et job descriptions.

Other Open Positions

Applications are also being accepted for the following positions. Each role contains the minimum age to apply and summer salary.  Some job titles also have a click-through to a job description. (In addition to salaries listed below, returning staff in these categories will receive our returning bonus of $100).

Ramah Day Camp Greater DC offers generous camper tuition discounts for staff at both our day and overnight camps.

        • Archery Instructor (training included), 18+, $3000/summer
        • Arts & Crafts Head (Rosh Omanut), 21+, $4000/summer
        • Climbing Wall Specialist, 18+, $3000/summer
        • Cooking (Bishul) Specialist, 18+, $3000/summer
        • Division Head (Rosh Edah), 21+, $5000/summer  (click here for a job description)
        • Educator, 21+, $2450-3000/summer depending on part-time or full-time status
        • Gardening (Ginun) Specialist, 18+, $3000/summer
        • Israeli & Modern Dance (Rikud) Instructor, 18+, $3000/summer
        • Judaics Head (Rosh Yahadut), 22+, $3500/summer
        • Music (Shira) Specialist, 18+, $3000/summer
        • Nature (Teva) Specialist, 18+, $3000-3500/summer
        • Nurse, must be an EMT, CNA, or RN, $10,000+/summer (click here for a job description)
        • Parent Liaison (Yoetz/et), 25+, $5000/summer  (click here for a job description)
        • Sports Head (Rosh Sport), 21+, $4000/summer
        • STEM (Mada) Specialist, 18+, $3500/summer
        • Swim Coordinator (Rosh Breicha), 18+, $2450-3000/summer depending on part-time or full-time status
        • Transportation Coordinator, 18+, $3500/summer

Start your application now:

New Staff Application Returning Staff Form

Want to earn even more MONEY??? Refer a friend and receive $50 for anyone who is accepted and works the entirety of their contract. Make sure you email Rabbi Jill to tell her who you referred — and have them list you on their application as well.

Ready to join us? To apply:

  1. New staff applicants must fill out a staff application by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.  Returning staff should click on the “Returning Staff Form” button below.
  2. New staff applicants: Please request three (3) written references from non-family members.  Your references will automatically receive an email with a link to the recommendation form when you complete your staff application. If they do not receive the email or you have any questions about references, please contact our officeReturning staff do not need additional letters of recommendation.
  3. Questions? Contact Rabbi Jill Levy, Camp Director, via email or at (301) 658-2111.

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