Leadership Opportunities - Grades 9 - 12

Leadership Opportunities (Grades 9 – 12)

The JCCSF offers Leadership Opportunities to teach young adults important life skills, including conflict resolution, mentorship, self-confidence, accountability and teamwork. Teens enjoy a unique opportunity to receive professional training and develop skills working with children. Junior Counselors and CITs get a jump start on their future while gaining valuable professional skills and discovering the many ways to get involved in leading our community.

  • Counselors-in-Training (CIT) • Grades 9 & 10

    June 16 – July 11 (no camp July 4)
    July 14 – August 8

    CITs get hands-on experience in group leadership, child development and conflict resolution while earning 120 hours of community service. This program includes a training trip and other fun outings.

    Acceptance to CIT and Junior Counselor programs is dependent on an application and interview. Applications will be available February 7 and are due back by April 4. For more information go to jccsf.org/teenleaders.

  • Junior Counselors (JC) • Grades 11 & 12

    June 16 – July 11 (no camp July 4)
    July 14 – August 8

    Junior counselors work with young campers, receive leadership training, act as peer mentors to CITs and help develop programming while earning 160 hours of community service. Junior Counselors participate in professional development activities including a resume-writing workshop. Junior Counselors must have spent a minimum of one summer as a camp CIT.

    Acceptance to CIT and Junior Counselor programs is dependent on an application and interview. Applications will be available February 7 and are due back by April 4. For more information go to jccsf.org/teenleaders.

  • For more information, contact Stephanie Reisfeld at 415.292.1249 or sreisfeld@jccsf.org.

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