Staff Spotlight: Max Stroesser–A Full-Circle Keshet Story

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While each person’s story of how they got involved with Keshet is different, the sense of belonging they feel when they first join our community is what keeps them coming back. Campers return to work as counselors, and many of those counselors eventually work at Keshet as teachers, therapists or even the CEO. Nobody embodies this ultimate, full-circle Keshet story quite like camp counselor Max Stroesser, who has embraced Keshet’s mission from a very young age, and continues to return because of the sense of belonging he feels within our community.

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Keshet’s Mission Rings True For Staff, Too

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“In a short period of time, the Keshet community already feels like home, and I’m so glad that I now get to be a part of it.”

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Five of our staff values recipients holding their awards

Staff Values Awards — Spring 2022

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Congrats to the recipients and thanks for all you do to bring these values to life at Keshet every single day!

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Collage of 6 new staff

Welcome Aboard!

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Introducing not one, not two, but six new program leadership staff. We are so fortunate to have these dedicated professionals bring their skills and talents to Keshet.

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Little slips of colorful paper that say welcome in different languages

Growing Our Staff

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Keshet is thrilled to welcome two new leadership staff, Dr. Audra Kaplan, Chief Program Officer, and Joelle Kelenson, Director of Recreation.

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Jeremy using his talker device while sitting on a bench with Jeremy.

The Camper-Counselor Bond

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Ben knew this summer would be different, but what he didn’t expect was to have one of the best times he’s ever had at Keshet Teen & Tween Camp. One of the reasons for his success is everything that his counselor, Jeremy, is doing to let Ben know that he is always looking out for him.

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ZOOM meeting of Staff Value Awards with Laura Bubley, Shimmy Castle, Rey Castrejon, Amy Patel, Sharon Sarris, and Lori Zisook.

Staff Value Awards – Spring 2021

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Congrats to the recipients!

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Sharon Frankel Retires After 38 Years of Service

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Sharon Frankel has been a constant presence at Keshet since the organization’s earliest days.

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