Work at Mitzvah Corps Atlanta this summer!

NFTY-SAR, NFTY-STR, Camp Jenny and Camp Coleman have come together to offer this new program for current 10th and 11th graders. The City of Atlanta runs Camp Best Friends, a subsidized, quality summer program for children, engaging them in wholesome, organized and productive recreational activities while school is out for the summer. Participants will spend 14 days volunteering as junior counselors at Camp Best Friends, while living in the dorms at Georgia Tech University. 

The success of this program relies on a strong, dynamic, and experienced staff team. Mitzvah Corps staff members are responsible, knowledgeable, creative, and bring a strong energy to the group. They thrive in environments that are immersive, and require quick thinking, innovation, flexibility, and the ability to take initiative. They have experience overseeing the emotional, physical and mental health, happiness, and well being of others, and are willing and excited to be "on duty" 24/7 for the duration of their program. We hire people who seek to develop meaningful relationships with one another and the teens, to be mentors, educators, adventurers, and leaders in new and fascinating places.

Summer Staff Structure

Mitzvah Corps Atlanta sessions are led by our Site Director and two or three program leaders.  The program leadership team will be given all necessary information regarding the program’s operational foundation, and will be given a high degree of independence and responsibility to create and implement additional educational, social, and community building programming. All program leaders must have demonstrated strong personal leadership skills, the ability to take initiative, the capacity to handle multiple ongoing tasks in an ever-changing environment, and excellence at working on a team.

There are 2 sessions of Mitzvah Corps Atlanta. The first session runs June 22 - July 8 and is exclusively for participants in the Camp Coleman Machon program. The second session runs July 8 - July 22 and is open to all teens. We are currently hiring 1 staff for both sessions, and 1 staff just for the first session.

For more information about our summer staffing opportunities, follow the links in the side menu, call 212.452.6767 or email

The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity. The URJ does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, or non-job related physical/mental handicap. The URJ complies with state, local, and federal regulations relevant thereto. 

For more information, email or call 212-452-6767.


Mitzvah Corps Atlanta is powered by NFTY-SARNFTY-STR, and Camp Coleman, in consultation with URJ Mitzvah Corps. All staff paperwork is handled through the Camp Coleman office.

*The staff application is part of the Camp Coleman staff application system.*