Camp Staff Application

CGI welcomes all staff applications. Please keep in mind that we receive more applications than positions available. Each application will be reviewed and considered. We will be choosing our staff based on their qualifications and suitability for our program.

Before applying for any position, please ascertain that you will be available throughout the entire camp session and for ALL staff orientation and training.

A mandatory staff orientation and training will be held during the week leading up to camp. This is in addition to online precamp training. All staff members must attend all training.

Counselor positions in the camp are available to staff members who have completed 10th grade or older.

CIT positions are available to local teens who have completed 8th grade or older and have experience with, and a liking for, working with young children. Click here for CIT application

Please fill out ALL relevant information to the best of your ability. By answering the questions on this form, you will assist in our decision making. Incomplete applications may not be reviewed or accepted. All complete applications will undergo a careful review process, including reference checks. 

For help filling out this form or any other staff inquiries please contact Rabbi Yitzchok Kahan at 856-438-0607 or email  
[email protected] 

Thank you.

Position applying for:

Other (Please explain):
Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting our office.

Last Name:

First name:




Cell Phone:

Home Phone:


Date of Birth: Gender: Male Female

T-Shirt Size: 

How did you hear about CGI of Cherry Hill?

Are you applying with a group? Yes No

Past Work History
Provide a record of recent camp work history (paid and volunteer). Include all information including dates, camp, position and names and contact info. of supervisor. Or write NA if this is your first summer work experience.





Camp Name, City & State



Name & Contact info of Director



Your Position


Give names and contact info. of at least two people (not relatives) having knowledge of your character, experience, work habits and ability.





Phone Number


Email Address




Current School 


Questions about yourself: 

1. Please tell us something about yourself that sets you apart and makes you most fit for this job.

2. What do you foresee yourself enjoying most this summer?
3. What age and gender do you prefer working with? and why
4. Please share one or two things your Head Staff can do to support your success, and one or two things they can do to upset you.
5. The CGI experience is based on a trust relationship. Please share one or two things that you can do to build a trusting relationship with your Head Staff, and one or two things you can do to remove the trust.
6. Are you solution oriented? Please explain.

 7. Staff at CGI are hired to care for their specific bunk, and they play the general role of a leader. In your own words, please describe the responsibility you will assume as a leader.


8. Are you a U.S. Citizen?  If not, what country are you a resident of? 

9. Do you have any medical issues that we should be aware of? Any allergies or special diet needs?

10. I have a valid driver's license. State:   
Camp Program Skills:
Some of your hobbies and skills can add a special touch and help in our camp setting. Please let us know some of those things you like to do (Put an X in box).

 Singing  Acting  Dance  Photography

 Musical Instrument 



 Foreign Language  

Any other special skills
Camp Support Skills:
Put an (X) before those items in  hold certification that will be for the current summer

 Lifeguard  WSI  CPR  First Aid

Harassment -
 The camp's policy is to prohibit all forms of harassment by our employees. This includes sexual, racial, religious, and all other forms of harassment. 

Have you ever been accused of harassment of any person including, but not limited to, workplace harassment? (Note: a prior accusation or conviction is not an automatic bar to employment. The type of conviction or accusation and when it occurred will be evaluated by the camp before any decision is made.) 

Yes No 

If yes, please explain: 

Criminal Record - Have you ever been convicted of a crime, other than a minor traffic offense? If yes, please describe. (Note: a prior conviction is not an automatic bar to employment. The type of conviction and when it occurred will be evaluated by the camp before any decision is made.) 

Yes No 
If yes, please explain: 

Authorization to Invest 
I authorize investigation of all statements herein, including any checks of criminal records, and release the camp and all others from liability in connection with same. I understand that, if employed, I will be an at-will employee unless there is an agreement or law which alters that status. Furthermore, I understand that any agreement must be in writing and signed by the designated camp official. I also understand that untrue, misleading, or omitted information herein or in other documents completed by the applicant may result in dismissal, regardless of the time of discovery by the camp. 

Name:  Date: 


Thank you for your interest in being part of the Camp Gan Israel summer experience. We appreciate the time you took to fill out this form. We will review your application and contact you shortly.

Much success, 
Rabbi Yitzchok Kahan