Director, Camp Ramah in Canada

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Camp Ramah in Canada seeks a dynamic Jewish leader with a passion for Jewish camping and extensive relevant experience to serve as the Director of its overnight summer camp, to oversee the operations of its related programs, and to partner with the network of Ramah camps throughout North America.

The Director will lead a full-time, year-round staff, as well as more than 250 seasonal employees serving approximately 550 campers. S/he will also be responsible for and/or supervise all aspects of financial management, marketing activities, and talent management.

Candidate should have a demonstrated track record in camp programming, administration, Jewish education, and organizational and staff management. S/he should have the necessary skills for fundraising and development, and be able to work effectively with an active volunteer Board of Directors.

The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and will be a charismatic, innovative, and engaging individual who will lead by example and be a role model for staff, campers, and the greater Ramah Canada community, including a large and active alumni population. An advanced degree in Jewish studies, Jewish education, and/or a rabbinic degree is required.

Candidate must be personally committed to the values and religious lifestyle of Conservative Judaism, convey a passion for Torah, Israel, and tikkun olam, and be proficient in Hebrew.

This is a full-time, year-round position based in Toronto. Start date is flexible, but no later than October 1, 2018.

Interested candidates should send cover letters and resumes to: and to Rabbi Mitchell Cohen, director of the National Ramah Commission, at

Questions regarding process or eligibility should also be sent to either or both of the above addresses and will be handled with discretion.

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