Is there a deadline for staff applications?
The application deadline for all staff applicants is Friday, January 4, 2019. Applications received after January 2 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

How old do I have to be to apply to be a staff member at Kutz?
In order to apply for an Avodah position, applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent age. Resident Advisor applicants must be entering their second year of university, or be of equivalent age, and above. The Aquatics Manager and Transportation Manager must be 21 years of age or above. For all other positions, refer to the job descriptions for other specific requirements.

What are the dates that I’d have to be at Kutz as a staff member next summer?
Below are a series of dates, not all start dates apply to all positions.
March 29-31                       Mifgash Hafifah, Leadership Team planning weekend at Kutz
June 1                                   International Staff Arrival
June 4-11                             Leadership Team Planning Week
June 12-22                          Staff Orientation
June 23-July 21                  Kutz Camp Session
July 21-25                            NFTY Mechina
July 25-26                            Staff Closing Experience
July 29-August 30             Camp AmeriKids and Post-Camp opportunities
Please see each job description to understand the date commitment for that specific role. If you know that you’ll need to miss any part of the Kutz dates, please be sure to be in touch with Melissa or Josh.

What constitutes a completed application?
For first-time staff applicants, a completed application includes:

  1. A completed online staff application, including completed essays
  2. Two references (you will submit their name and information on your application;  the application will ask for three references, so please just put Melissa or Josh’s information in as the third reference and check off do not contact)
  3. Your resume (uploaded into your account after your application has been submitted)

For returning staff applicants, a completed application is:

  1. A completed online staff application
  2. Two references (you will submit their name and information on your application AND select ‘Do Not Contact’, as we will only contact if needed- the application will ask for three references, so please just put Melissa or Josh’s information in as the third reference and check off do not contact)
  3. Your resume (uploaded into your account after your application has been submitted)

Please see the Apply Now section of the staff website for additional information on how to submit the required documentation to apply for staff at Kutz.

Who should I have as my references?
We request that at least one of your references is an individual who knows you within a work setting. Your other reference can come from anyone who you think will provide us with the best insight into your integrity, passion, work ethic, and attitude. Please note that a current URJ Kutz Camp year-round staff member cannot act as one of your references.

What can I expect during the application process?
Upon submitting a completed application, each applicant will be contacted to schedule an individual interview with a member of the Kutz Leadership Team. Once all candidates for a position have been interviewed, you will be notified regarding the status of your application by email.