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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

Experiential Jewish Educators (Part-Time)

The JCC seeks experiential educators for The Discovery Club, a new program starting in January 2017.  The Discovery Club connects children ages 5-8 to Jewish life and culture through a variety of fun, skill-building classes and activities.  By exploring topics like cooking, music, and nature, children can learn about aspects of Jewish life, such as the calendar and holidays, while being guided by Jewish values and principles. Educators will lead a 1 or 1 ½ hour, weekly course for either 5-6 or 7-8 year-olds at or near the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton for 10 weeks. Classes will meet after school or on weekend days, with a goal of providing flexible options for families.

We are looking for experienced, talented individuals who are passionate about their topic or skill, can help children make connections between Jewish life and the world around them, and are willing to be both teachers and role models.
This is a stipended position. You should expect about a three hour commitment per week (including prep, set-up, teaching, and clean-up). Candidates must be reliable and available to work after school hours and/or on weekend days.
To apply
Please submit a resume and paragraph of interest to discoveryclub@jccgb.org, and you will be contacted to discuss next steps. Qualified candidates will be asked to submit a course proposal.


Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, MA



Assistant Aquatics Director

Full-time 40 hour per week position reporting directly to the Aquatics Director.  The JCC provides a variety of programs and services to over 10,000 members and participants in the community. 
The work environment is very fast paced.  The Assistant Aquatics Director will assist with the overall management of the JCC’s indoor and outdoor pools. The Assistant Aquatics Director will be directly responsible for: hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating lifeguards; managing pool chemistry and will assist with all aspects of the JCC’s learn to swim program. In accordance with the Organization’s standards, the Assistant Aquatics Director will take responsibility to provide excellent service at all times.  Candidates must possess strong management skills, great communication skills, and exceptional interpersonal/customer service skills.  
Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation Management or related field preferred but not required.   A minimum of two years of experience in Aquatics management with a proven track record for success. Current certifications:  American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, with First Aid included (or equivalent), American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent), Certified Pool Operator is preferred.  American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor preferred but not required. Excellent salary and benefit package.

To apply, please e-mail letter of application, resume and list of references to aquatics@jccgb.org

Indoor pool swim class supervisor
We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality who can provide excellent customer service.  You must be able to develop personal working relationships with members and be able to help and resolve member issues and concerns as well as check-in swim lesson participants.  Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task and comfortable speaking to parents and children. 
Duties and responsibilities:
  • ♦ Initiate warm and friendly welcome to all clients entering the pool facility.
    ♦ Be helpful, considerate and try to work out any issues.
    ♦ Be accountable for the physical appearance and overall organization of the pool, including station set-up, aquatics equipment, deck furniture, and station breakdown.
    ♦ Have a thorough knowledge of and ability to communicate the particulars regarding the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy program to clients.
    ♦ Take attendance for each scheduled class.
    ♦ Help monitor safety and act as “another set of eyes” at the pool. The children’s safety is always the most important responsibility.
    ♦ Make sure that all children under the age of 3.5 wear a swim diaper, vinyl swim pant and a swim suit.
    ♦ Give out skill stickers for the students if the instructor does not have time.
    ♦ Help facilitate communication between parents and the instructors or the office.
    ♦ Maintain clear access around the pools.
    ♦ Assist instructors to give the office any swim level changes.

To apply, send resume to aquatics@jccgb.org


Lifeguards are responsible to enforce safety rules and provide appropriate supervision for the pool area, and ensure a safe environment in and around the pool area. Lifeguard candidates MUST have current certifications in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and AED.


♦ Ensure safety in and around the pool area at all times
♦ Anticipate hazardous conditions and take precautionary measures
♦ Render first aid and CPR within the scope of employee's certifications
♦ Maintain pool area so that area is kept clean and safe at all times
♦ Create a warm and welcoming environment for all members
♦ Attend training or staff meetings as scheduled
♦ Maintain appropriate certifications
♦ Understand safety and emergency preparedness procedures for the JCC

This is an hourly, part-time position. Daytime, weekend and evening hours will be required. Please email your resume to aquatics@jccgb.org

Swim Instructor
Swim Instructors teach swim classes for babies, children and adults using the SwimRight® Method which is a part of the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy. Swim Instructors should have experience teaching swim lessons and enjoy working with children. Swim Instructors are mostly needed for afterschool and weekend hours.

The Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy (LKSA) is a unique aquatics education program organized around swimming foundations and designed with an emphasis on safety. From the age of three months, children (and adults) can start at any time--and learn and progress at their own pace. Students are taught the SwimRight® method, which focuses on correct body positioning and proper alignment from the early stages of lessons.

To become an instructor, there is a 40 hour training that must be taken. The 40 hours is a mixture of watching videos, learning about the method and program, co-teaching, teaching on your own and a test at the end. The cost of the program is $200 and you will earn that back if you work for us for 6 months consecutively.

Candidates fluent in Russian and English encouraged. Send resume to aquatics@jccgb.org or contact 617-558-6468.

Child Care

Part-time babysitters

Part-time babysitters needed to care for children ranging in age from three months to eight years. Candidate must be reliable, energetic and have great customer service skills. Must have previous experience working with children in this age group. CPR/First Aid recommended. Hours: Saturday and Sunday mornings (8-11:30am) and Monday-Friday (8:30am-12pm). Salary: $11/hour. Benefits include free fitness center membership. Must have reliable car.  Send resume to babysitting@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.


Building Maintenance Mechanic

Seeking a full-time Building Maintenance Mechanic at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, this position requires five years related experience and knowledge of plumbing, electrical, mechanical repairs and general maintenance. Knowledge of swimming pools a plus. Must be self-motivated, reliable and service oriented. This is a 40 hours per week position, Sunday through Thursday. High school diploma or equivalent required.

Responsibilities include:

♦ Perform day-to-day upkeep and maintenance of facility and equipment as assigned, including building and swimming pool maintenance and repairs. 
♦ Perform preventative maintenance, scheduled and unscheduled repairs on equipment and HVAC units, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms, etc.
♦ Ensure that the Facilities Manager is made immediately aware of equipment or facility issues that may affect safety or environment.
♦ Follow all company safety policies and procedures.
♦ Perform additional responsibilities to be assigned as required by business needs. 

To apply, send resume to facilities@jccgb.org. No phone calls please.


Personal Trainers

The Leventhal-Sidman JCC is hiring enthusiastic and knowledgeable certified personal trainers to develop exercise prescriptions, and work one-on-one with members. Additional opportunities for personal trainers to lead small group training classes such as TRX and Bootcamp. Applicants must possess strong customer service skills and the determination to build a personal training client base. Must hold a nationally accredited training certification (ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ACE, PTA Global) and must be able to work flexible hours. A current CPR/AED certification is preferred but not required. Compensation: a generous sliding pay scale based on weekly sales & continuing education opportunities. Send resume to personaltraining@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Fitness Center Staff

Fitness center staff provide customer service, monitor safety of all members and perform light cleaning of fitness equipment and fitness studios. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and willing to work weekends and after school hours. A current CPR/AED certification is preferred but not required. Send resume to fitness@jccgb.org. No phone calls please.

Group exercise and cycle instructors

Now hiring qualified group exercise and cycle instructors for Zumba, Cycle, Cardio Sculpt, Step, Muscle, Yoga, Pilates and other group exercise classes.  More than 80 classes are held each week in three studios. Requirements: comprehensive understanding of current fitness standards, trends and principles; one year of group exercise teaching experience; current group exercise certification from an industry recognized association (AFAA/ACE/Spinning® or similar); and current CPR certification. Send resume to groupfitness@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Health club attendant
Seeking a Health Club Attendant to provide excellent customer service to members in the private Men's Health Center/Locker Room. Responsible for keeping health center neat, clean and organized. Duties include clean up (including exercise equipment), laundry (pick up, wash and fold towels), restock vanity area, make coffee, and organize the lounge area. Must be service oriented and reliable. Transportation a must.  Monday-Friday daytime shifts available.
To apply, send resume to mhcjobs@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6464.

Women's Adult Locker Room attendant

Seeking a Locker Room Attendant to provide excellent customer service to members in the private Women's Adult Locker Room. Responsible for keeping locker room neat, clean and organized. Duties include clean up, laundry (pick up, wash and fold towels), restock vanity area, make coffee, and organize the lounge area. Must be service oriented and reliable. Transportation a must.  Evening and weekend shifts available.
To apply, send resume to membership@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6411.

J Cafe


Hardworking, reliable J Café cashier needed beginning in mid-October. The hours are 9:30am-2pm Monday-Friday (22.5 hours per week).  This position is responsible for the entry of all sales in the J Café, daily reconciliation of the cash drawer, restocking the display cases, printing daily labels and providing excellent customer service to members, staff and guests. To apply, contact 617-558-6510 or rfederman@jccgb.org


Member Relations Customer Service Representative – Part Time

Seeking a Member Relations Customer Service Representative at the JCC in Newton.  Responsible for welcoming and directing all members and guests who enter the JCC, answering and directing telephone inquiries, registering members and guests for classes, navigating the membership database with proficiency,  providing information to prospective members and representing the JCC while maintaining the JCC’s highest standards of customer service. The candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills including excellent phone etiquette, and be able to interact with staff and the community at large.  He/She must have superior problem-solving skills as well as computer competency. Bachelors degree a plus. This is a part time position, 15-20 hours per week. Candidates must be willing to work shifts covering the operational hours of the center including early morning, evenings and weekends and must have reliable transportation.

Please email resume and availability to membership@jccgb.org or mail to Tim Cornely, Member Relations Director, Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459. No phone calls, please.

Sports and Recreation
Arts and crafts facilitator

The Leventhal-Sidman JCC seeks a mature, responsible, reliable individual who loves working with children and loves to be creative. This part-time position involves leading a drop-in arts and crafts program on Saturdays from 9am-noon or Sundays from 11:30am-2:30pm. Projects include simple arts and crafts, beading, painting, drawing, and popsicle stick construction. If interested, please send brief summary of previous experience working with children and arts and crafts programs to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Gymnastics instructor

Instructors needed to teach pre-school aged classes. Traditional gymnastics or rhythmic gymnastics experience acceptable. A current CPR/AED certification is preferred but not required. Send resume to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Part-time sports coaches

Instructors needed to teach sports classes to children ages 3-12. Prior experience working with different youth age groups required. Positions available for every day of the week. A current CPR/AED certification is preferred but not required. Send resume to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Tennis instructor

Certified tennis instructor needed to teach small group classes to children ages 4-12. Opportunity to teach private and semi-private lessons also available. A current CPR/AED certification is preferred but not required. Send resume to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

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South Area

South Shore Family Connector
JCC seeks Family Connector in South Shore area (Hingham, Hanover, Weymouth, Cohasset, Scituate area)

5 hours/week

JCCs of Greater Boston is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing parent who loves meeting new people and connecting them to one another and to Jewish life. The ideal parent is highly networked and engaged in parent and/or Jewish communities, has a child(ren) ages 0-5, has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, is familiar with online communication outlets for new parents, and has program development experience.

The candidate should be self-driven, able to work independently as well as part of a team, working directly with the JCC's South Area Family Program Coordinator. Experience working with families and/or children preferred. Residency in South Shore area required.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to south@jccgb.org. No phone calls please.


North Area

Family Connector in Metro North (Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville, Watertown area).   
10-20 hours/week
JCCs of Greater Boston is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing parent who loves meeting new people and connecting them to one another and to Jewish life. 

The ideal parent is highly networked and engaged in parent and/or Jewish communities, has a child(ren) ages 0-5, has excellent organizational, time management  and interpersonal skills, is familiar with on-line communication outlets for new parents, and has program development experience.  

Essential responsibilities of this position include outreach, relationship building and networking with parents through one on one conversations and home visits with new parents, maintaining accurate records, planning and implementing meetups and activities of interest to parents and families and promoting programs through social media, parent groups and other relevant channels.

The candidate should be self-driven, able to work independently as well as part of a team, working directly with the JCC’s Metro North Family Program Coordinator.  Experience working with families and/or children preferred and residency in Metro North towns is required (Cambridge or Somerville preferred).  Position available as of September 1. 

Send resume and cover letter to familyconnectormn@jccgb.org

Metrowest Area

There are no open positions at this time.

Boston Area

There are no open positions at this time.

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JCC Grossman Camp

JCC Grossman Camp is a co-ed day camp for ages 4 1/2-15 located on Hale Reservation in Dover, MA.

Summer 2017 dates: June 26-August 18; 9th week August 21-25

Eight or nine-week commitment required. Monday-Friday, full day.

Check out the following open positions at Grossman:


Office Staff



Senior Counselors - high schools graduates and beyond


Apply for JCC Grossman Camp staff positions
Staff Health and Release Form


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JCC Camp Kingswood

JCC Camp Kingswood is the overnight camp for boys and girls entering grades 3-11 located in Bridgton, Maine. Summer dates are June 29-August 17.

Summer 2016 employment

Kingswood is currently hiring unit heads, counselors (age 18+), junior counselors (age 17), nurses and waterfront staff
Apply for JCC Camp Kingswood staff positions

Health Form, Staff Health and Release Form


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Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp

JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp is a pluralistic day camp for boys and girls entering grades K-8 and CITs entering grades 9-11at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton.

Eight week commitment required (June 26-August 18) including orientation days (week before camp begins) unless otherwise agreed upon.
Mondays, 8:30am-5:15pm
Tuesdays-Fridays, 8:40am-4:10pm

Although camp is not easily accessible by public transportation, camp buses are available from Brookline, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Framingham, and Wayland.

Full-time staff may send their children to camp at no charge.

Apply for JCC Kaleidoscope Camp staff positions
Staff Heath and Release Form

Camper Support Coordinator
Provide direct support and consultation services to campers, parents and camp staff in a nurturing environment. Interview prospective campers with special needs prior to camp and support camper success during camp. Work with parents and provide training and support to staff as needed throughout the summer. Must have a degree in special education, developmental psychology, social work, counseling or related field, and two or more years teaching and/or counseling with school-age children.

Jewish Song Leader and Music Teacher
Teach general music to campers entering grades K-3. Select, rehearse and accompany songs for Arts Night performances, and lead daily noontime performances including Jewish songs, camper performances and games. Lead weekly Shabbat celebrations. Must have knowledge of Jewish music, a degree in music or education, and experience teaching young children. Must know how to have fun with children as well as have excellent classroom management skills.

Drama Specialist
Drama Specialist will work with Lower and Middle campers entering grades K-3. Must have a degree in theater or education and experience teaching creative drama and directing young children. Must know how to have fun with young children as well as have excellent classroom management skills. Specialist will teach five classes daily culminating in original performances at the end of each four-week session.

Science Specialist
Science Specialist will teach campers in grades K-8 as they explore hand-on activities in biology, chemistry, nature, physics and food science. Our dedicated classrooms have access to nearby woods and the Charles River. Teachers plan projects, order supplies, and participate in Arts Night at the end of each four-week session, where campers exhibit their arts and science projects. Must have a degree in education, science, or a related field, as well as teaching experience. Cooking/food science experience a plus.

Boating Specialist or Counselor
Boating Specialist or Counselor needed for canoeing program on the Charles River in Newton. Lifeguard certification and experience with children and canoes required. Must be 18 years or older, responsible, mature, energetic, and able to organize groups on 10-15 campers on the water. Position must be full-day or afternoons only (Monday-Thursday).

Camp Kaleidoscope is looking for counselors who are mature, reliable, patient people who understand what it takes to make a camper's day a wonderful experience. Bus counselor positions are available from Jamaica Plain, Framingham and Brookline. Counselors must be at least 18 years old or graduating from high school, with demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with children. All counselors must be available for the full eight-week camp season.
  • Lower and Middle Camp Counselors work in pairs or groups of three and are responsible for a group of 10-15 campers entering grades K-3. They support and nurture campers throughout the day as campers attend activities in the arts, science, sports and swimming. Middle Camp counselors may also assist in other areas throughout camp.
  • Upper Camp Counselors work with campers entering grades 4-8. They teach or assist in classes, activities and productions. Open positions may include guitar teacher, magic, video production, canoeing, sports and games, acrobatics, knitting and crafts. Upper Camp teaching counselors usually have completed at least one year of college.

To apply, send cover letter, application and letters of reference to:
Camp Kaleidoscope
333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459
kaleidoscope@jccgb.org or 617-558-6523


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JCC Early Learning Centers

Enrollment and Project Coordinator

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is seeking an Enrollment and Project Coordinator to join the Early Learning Centers department in Newton.

The primary role of this position is to ensure the best experience for Early Learning Center parents in terms of the most important functions of the Early Learning Centers department: recruiting, enrolling, onboarding, and communicating with and retaining families.

The Enrollment and Project Coordinator will handle special projects, reports on results, makes suggestions for improvement, communicates effectively and handles specific clerical tasks as needed.

The Enrollment and Project Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Early Learning Center Operations and collaborates closely with others in the Early Learning Center department as well as other departments within the JCC. This 32-40 hours/week full year position begins immediately.

Interested candidates should have excellent writing skills; exceptional organizational skills, strong initiative and attention to detail. The ideal candidate has a calm and mature work style that honors confidentiality. Ability to meet deadlines and set priorities is critical.

Bachelor's degree required. Experience in education settings is desirable.

Please send resume and cover letter to enrollmentcoordinator@jccgb.org


All ELC locations -- Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Sharon and Newton

JCC Early Learning Centers Infant/Toddler/Preschool Full Time Teaching Positions

The JCC Early Learning Centers (ELCs) are always seeking to fill full time infant (Newton only), toddler and preschool teaching positions as well as assistant and substitute teaching positions. Join a dynamic team of educators who have a love and passion for children, in a developmentally based, high quality program which provides a rich early learning experience based on Jewish values and traditions. All JCC ELCs are NAEYC accredited and open to all.

Job requirements:
We are seeking dedicated, creative, energetic and nurturing individuals with a willingness to work with others in a team approach. Candidates should have EEC certification, or be willing to pursue certification immediately. In addition, all candidates should be comfortable working with peers and parents and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Education and experience are preferred. Competitive salary and benefits.
Please send resume and cover letter to: teachingpositions@jccgb.org

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Inclusion and Support Services

South Area Manager of Inclusion and Support Services

10 hour/week salaried position that is responsible for the oversight of Inclusion services and programs in the South Area including community outreach; assessing unmet needs in order to create social, recreational, and cultural programs; program oversight; and hiring, training and supervising program staff. Also responsible for ongoing programs which require an intake process, operational logistics and processing scholarships.  The Manager will work closely with the Coordinator of Inclusion and Support Services to identify department goals, as well as goals for the South Area on an ongoing basis.

Essential functions
1. Programming: Developing new classes and programs as well as maintaining existing classes for children and adults, staffing (hiring, training, supervising); scheduling swim lessons for the South Area and managing staff reimbursements.
2. Intake: Meet with families, screen participants, determine appropriate placements, and coordinating all mailings and follow-up communication.
3. Consultation: Attend meetings as needed with intra-agency staff at the JCC to discuss policies and issues relating to inclusion; provide staff training for those who work with people with disabilities.
4. Collaboration: Act as liaison to schools and other community agencies that serve children and adults with disabilities.
5. Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervision of group leaders and assistants and class instructors. 

BS in education, social work or human services related field, combined with at least three years experience in program development, case management, supervision, and work with people who have disabilities. This position requires the ability to plan and implement all programs of oversight, as well as supervise staff and volunteers. Must have a wide knowledge of diagnostic categories within the disability field and knowledge of Jewish and secular community. Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task at a high level are essential.  PC literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.

Requires work on some evenings and weekends. Applicant must have own transportation to travel to groups or intakes of new participants. Most of the job responsibilities can be done remotely, with some on-site meetings with supervisor. Competitive salary. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jrobbins@jccgb.org

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The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston (JCC) is an equal opportunity employer.  It is our goal to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment.  The JCC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, physical or mental disability or handicap, national origin, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Religion will not be considered a factor except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification and necessary to fulfill the Organization’s mission.