Join the Team

Our staff makes summer special for our campers!

Camp Achva looks to hire energetic, dedicated staff who are interested in making a difference in a child’s life and working in a fun, creative camp environment.

Staff members are hired based on their talents and skills; demonstrated levels of maturity, responsibility, and dependability; programming and leadership expertise; ability to relate to and care for children; and sincere commitment to helping campers experience a summer of fun in a safe environment.

Each staff member is individually evaluated based on their application and personal interview.

Staff Application

The Pozez Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (the J) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a strong and vibrant Jewish community through meaningful opportunities to engage in Jewish life. The J welcomes individuals of all ages, abilities, ethnicities, faiths, and backgrounds. Our activities span five counties and touch more than 10,000 individuals each year through cultural, educational, wellness programs and Israel celebrations. We build Jewish connection, community, and peoplehood with the 70,000+ Jews who call Northern Virginia their home. The Pozez JCC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants to and employees of the Pozez JCC are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age and/or gender identity.

 

Interested in Working at Camp Achva?

Check out the many positions for counselors, unit heads, specialists and more!

Staff Positions Include:

  • Junior Counselors – 15+ years old
  • Senior Counselors – 18+ years old
  • Internship Program/Write Your Own Job - college students only
  • Inclusion Support Counselors- 18+ years old
  • Photographer
  • Unit Head (supervise counselors)
  • Unit Leader Staff (Supervision of counselors in conjunction with Unit Heads) - 18+ years old
  • Grounds Keepers/ Logistics Personnel
  • Activity Teachers/Specialist Positions:
    • Music
    • Yoga
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Israeli Culture
    • Group Bonding/Community Building Games
    • Martial Arts
    • Archery
    • Rhythm
    • Woodworking
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Sports
    • Science & Nature
  • Logistics Personnel/Groundskeepers

Camp Contacts

Main Office:
703.537.3092
CampAchva@theJ.org

If you have questions, please contact our camp management staff:

 

School-Age Services Director
Greg Feitel (He/Him) 703.537.3061
  School-Age Services Assistant Director
Erica Milgram (She/Her) 703.537.3041
School-Age Services Inclusion & Belonging Coordinator
Lauren Panozzo (She/Her) 703.537.3043
  School-Age Services Program Coordinator
Jeremy Nowell 703.537.3063
School-Age Services Operations Coordinator
Eila Nash 703.537.3092
  Registrar
Rachel Dannick 703.537.3021