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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston


Diller Teen Fellows Program Coordinator

Seeking full-time, experienced Jewish educator and independent self-starter to lead the JCC Boston Diller Teen Fellowship program, an immersive, experiential education program for 10th and 11th graders designed to develop leadership skills and explore Jewish identity.
 
Reporting to the VP of Youth Services, the essential responsibilities of this position are:

♦ Develop and lead scheduled workshops and retreats throughout the year in accordance with the Diller mission, vision, and goals
♦ Provide mentorship and guidance to 20 program participants and two junior counselors
♦ Manage the marketing, recruitment, interviewing and selection process for 20 participants for each upcoming program year
♦ Design, co-lead, and supervise, in partnership with Haifa Coordinator, seminars in Boston and in Israel
♦ Ongoing curriculum development and program evaluation in coordination with Diller program guidance
♦ Budget management with assistance from department head and administrative support
♦ Active participation in local Diller Teen Fellows Advisory Committee meetings
♦ Active participation in national and international conference calls and professional development seminars
♦ Network extensively in the community to recruit and create collaborative partnerships and connections
♦ Promote the program locally in collaboration with other local organizations
♦ Engage local alumni
♦ Plan and manage all logistics related to workshops and retreats, service learning projects, Israel education and travel planning
♦ Engage parents of participants in the program and in complementary activities that promote Jewish identity construction
♦ Participate in fund raising efforts on behalf of the JCC Diller program

The ideal candidate will have proven success developing personal connections with and mentoring Jewish teens, as well as an understanding of and appreciation for Israeli culture and basic knowledge of Hebrew. This position requires a BA in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Jewish Studies, or related field; MA preferred. Candidates must have experience developing and leading programming addressing Jewish identity development, youth leadership development, community service, and Israel education.  We seek strong facilitation, education, organization, and communication skills required to effectively interact with, lead, and inspire a diverse group of teens, parents, community leaders and staff. Coordinator must effectively collaborate with partner staff and an international peer network of Diller Teen Fellow Coordinators.  Must have excellent administrative and management skills.
 
Competitive salary and benefits.  Must be available to work nights and weekends, including travel to Israel for three weeks during the summer and out of state travel during the year. Position based at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and references to cpo@jccgb.org.

Read more about the Diller program.


Grant Writer
 
Part-time Grant Writer, 15-25 hours/week, to be an integral part of the organization’s Development Department.  Reporting to the Vice President of Development, this position will help strengthen the JCC’s annual fundraising operation so it meets its financial objectives, as well as identify, generate and submit grant proposals in support of the JCC’s current capital campaign.  The Grant Writer will maintain and increase relationships with foundations, corporations, and other private funders through effective grant writing and reporting.
 
Responsibilities include:

♦ Conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
♦ Performing prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
♦ Generating revenues for JCC programs and services through timely submission of well-researched, well-written and well-documented grant/fundraising proposals.
♦ Maintaining and implementing a funding calendar of activities, including stewardship and cultivation activities.
♦ Writing reports to government, corporate, foundation and other funders.
♦ Partnering with Development and program staff to learn about JCC funding priorities and transforms those into grant opportunities.
♦ Working collaboratively with appropriate JCC senior staff, as needed. 
♦ Serving as liaison to funding agencies and organizations, as needed.
♦ Special projects, as needed.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in fundraising and a proven track record of grant writing success, and must meet the following requirements:

♦ Ability to thrive in a work environment involving multiple tasks and priorities
♦ Excellent verbal and writing skills
♦ Strong MS Office knowledge, especially Word and Excel
♦ Ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner
♦ Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals
♦ Ability to codify ideas into coherently written text
♦ Ability to work collaboratively with staff in various departments  
♦ Experience working in deadline-driven environments
♦ Ability to work independently as well as in a collegial team environment
♦ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required

Competitive salary.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume, with salary history, to jobs@jccgb.org. No phone calls please.

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Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, MA


Food Service Staff

Hardworking, reliable summer seasonal hourly help to work in the kosher food service department at the JCC in Newton. The food service department will operate the Outdoor Pool Snack Shack and prepare café and camp lunches from May through August.  College students encouraged to apply.

Also hiring a staff worker for the summer and then continuing in the kitchen during the school year to prepare café food and preschool lunches on a part- or full-time basis. If you are interested in either position, contact kosherfoodservice@jccgb.org


Outdoor Pool Desk Attendant

Seeking candidate with outgoing personality who can provide excellent customer service at the JCC's Outdoor Pool. Must be able to develop positive relationships with members and help resolve member issues and concerns. Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task and able to answer the phone.  This position is seasonal full-time. 
 
Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide outstanding member services by creating a welcoming and safe environment
  • Assure that every member is properly acknowledged when arriving and departing the pool
  • Maintain current knowledge of related daily events being held at the pool
  • Enforce the rules and regulations of the Outdoor Pool
  • Learn all aspects of the Outdoor Pool desk daily operations including monies from guest pass sales, towel rentals and sales of pro-shop items
  • Verify all memberships and check ID's
  • Record and report all member/aquatic concerns to the pool manager on duty or Assistant/Aquatics Director
  • Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate department
  • Properly balance cash register prior to and at the end of your shift

To apply, contact 617-558-6468 or aquatics@jccgb.org


Fitness Center Staff Member

The JCC seeks an outgoing person to provide excellent customer service in the fitness center. All staff members provide assistance and monitor for safety for all fitness center members.
 
Responsibilities:
- Create a warm, welcoming environment for all fitness center members
- Keep the fitness center and group fitness studios clean, organized and stocked.
- Maintain and clean fitness center equipment.
- Book appointments, if necessary, for personal trainers.
- Monitor the safety of all fitness center members and provide first aid care if necessary.
 
Must be CPR/AED certified. Fitness experience preferred but not required. Must be able to work weekends and evenings.
 
Please send a resume to personaltraining@jccgb.org


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 WALR@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6462..


Certified Personal Trainer

Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center seeks enthusiastic and knowledgeable certified personal trainers.  Personal trainers with experience in developing exercise prescriptions, working one-on-one with new members and a passion for the health and wellness field invited to apply. Trainers will also have numerous opportunities to lead small group training classes such as TRX and Bootcamp. Applicants must possess strong customer service skills and the determination to build their personal training client base.

Minimum qualifications: A nationally accredited training certification (ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ACE).

Preferred qualifications: five years experience in the health and fitness industry. A degree in a fitness related field preferred, but not required. Current CPR/AED certification.

Top/excellent pay rates.  Sliding pay scale based on weekly appointments completed, ranging from 50-70% of income generated. Flexible work schedule. Send resume to personaltraining@jccgb.org. No phone calls please.


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
 

 Lifeguard 

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.

Responsibilities:
• 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 toaquatics@jccgb.org or contact 617-558-6468.

Van Driver
 
Van driver needed for Senior Adult Program on a permanent basis. Must be at least 25 yrs old and have a valid Massachusetts drivers license.  Candidate must be reliable and have an excellent driving record. Days of work will be Fridays and Wednesdays in the fall.  Hours vary. Please call 617-558-6443.

 

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South Area

 
Full-Time Administrative Assistant, Gilson JCC Early Learning Center, Sharon
 
This is a 12-month position, 8:30am-2:30pm (30 hours/week).  Ideal candidate will have training and experience in business administration, strong computer skills (Excel, database. etc.), be a creative thinker, able to work closely with Gilson ELC directors and Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston colleagues.  Must be task oriented, working independently and achieving goals in a timely fashion. This position requires strong 'people' skills (friendly, warm, upbeat), as the person in this position meets and greets every family each morning, comfortable and able to work in an environment that is busy with voices and activities of young children. Please contact the Center Director at sharon-elc@jccgb.org or 617-340-7504, ext 2.
 
 
Full-Time Teacher, Gilson JCC Early Learning Center, Sharon
 
Seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, caring and nurturing teacher.  This position will begin in August 2015 and will be a school-year position, from end of August through June.  Must be EEC certified. BA/BS degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Elementary Education with minimum of two years experience in an early learning center preferred. Terrific setting in Sharon. Competitive salary and great benefits. Please contact the Center Director at sharon-elc@jccgb.org or 617-340-7504, ext 2.
 

North 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 day camp for boys and girls ages 4 1/2-15 located on Hale Reservation in Westwood, MA.

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

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

Positions available:

Kehilla (Orthodox Unit)

  • Kehilla Unit Head
  • Kehilla Counselors

General

  • Senior Counselors (high school graduates or beyond)
  • Junior Counselors (entering grades 11 and 12) who live in the Brookline and Lexington areas

Specialists
  • Waterfront
  • Rock climbing wall (we will train you)
  • Ropes course (we will train you)
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Games

Assistant
  • Cooking

 

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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 July 1-Aug 19.

Summer 2015 employment

Apply for JCC Camp Kingswood staff positions
Health Form, Staff Health and Release Form

Kingswood is looking to fill the following positions for summer 2015:

Nurse
Driver
Office Staff
 

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Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp

JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp is a 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. Monday-Friday, full day, 8:30am-4:10pm
Camp dates: June 29-August 21
Orientation dates: June 24, 26 and 28

Please send coverletter, application and three letters of reference.

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

Kaleidoscope is looking to fill the following positions for summer 2015:

Counselors are mature, reliable, patient people who understand what it takes to make a camper's day a wonderful experience. JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp is a pluralistic camp welcoming the entire community. While camp is not easily accessible by public transportation, bus counselor positions are available from Framingham and Brookline. Counselors must be 17 years of age or older or high school graduates with demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with children. All counselors must be available for the full eight-week seasion.

Lower and Middle 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 theatrical productions. Open positions include: Sports (basketball, tennis, gaga, etc.), Crafts, Gymnastics, Costumes, Choreographer, Stage Combat, and Boating Specialist (lifeguard certification required). Upper Camp teaching counselors should have completed at least one year of college.

 

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JCC Early Learning Centers

Brookline

Full-Time Teacher, JCC Early Learning Center, Brookline/Brighton

Seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic, caring and friendly candidates that possess an ability to meet young children’s social, physical and emotional needs. Must be EEC certified. Opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff and supportive management team in a 5 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director at brookline-elc@jccgb.org or 617-340-7504.

Full-Time Assistant Teacher, JCC Early Learning Center, Brookline/Brighton

Seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic, caring and friendly candidates that possess an ability to meet young children’s social, physical and emotional needs. Must be EEC certified. Opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff and supportive management team in a 5 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director at brookline-elc@jccgb.org or 617-340-7504.
 

Hingham

Part-Time Teacher, JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

Seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic, caring and friendly candidates that possess an ability to meet young children’s social, physical and emotional needs. Must be EEC certified. Opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff and supportive management team in a 3 classroom facility. Requires that candidates have completed an infant-toddler class. Please contact the Center Director at hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 617-340-7504.

Part-Time Assistant Teacher, JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

Seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic, caring and friendly candidates that possess an ability to meet young children’s social, physical and emotional needs. Must be EEC certified. Opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff and supportive management team in a 3 classroom facility. Requires that candidates have completed an infant-toddler class. Please contact the Center Director at hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 617-340-7504.


Newton

Part-Time Administrative Assistant for Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center, Newton

Seeking an  Administrative Assistant to provide day-to-day administrative support to the front office of the Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center (preschool facility with 13 classrooms) located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street, Newton).
 
The Administrative Assistant is the first contact for parents, visitors and staff and helps the office to remain extremely organized and responsive throughout the busy flow of the day. As an employee of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, the Administrative Assistant works closely with both the Office Manager and the Center Director, and is a representative of the JCC and of the mission and philosophy of the JCC Early Learning Center.

This is a 20 hour per week position: Monday-Friday 2-6pm or 8:30-12:30pm

This position requires five or more years of experience in a busy office setting; school preferred. Excellent organization skills and an ability to multitask are required. You must be comfortable working with people, provide excellent customer service, maintain a positive, warm and welcoming presence, and demonstrate the highest level of responsiveness to parent and staff requests.
 
The Administrative Assistant with assist with daily office tasks including:
  • Filing and other administrative duties
  • Registration and enrollment
  • Data entry (maintenance and tracking of school lists and attendance)
  • Prepare invoices for accounts payable
  • Credit card processing
  • And more
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and the internet is required.
 
For more information, contact GodineAdminPosition@jccgb.org or 617-558-6418.


Full-Time Infant/Toddler Assistant Educators and Floater Educators, Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center, Newton

Seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic, caring and friendly candidates that possess an ability to meet young children’s social, physical and emotional needs. Must be EEC certified. Opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff and supportive management team in a 13 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director at newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.
 

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Inclusion and Support Services

Part-Time Group Leader

Seeking a group leader for an adult social group that meets in the Natick/Framingham area. The adults in this group have moderate special challenges. The leader, who must be flexible and well organized, will plan and implement activities that are designed to enhance social skills and independence.  The leader must be familiar with the Metrowest area and what activities are available in the community so they are able to plan the events for the group.
 
Looking for an individual that has considerable experience and is comfortable with adults with special needs. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree.  A master’s degree in Education, Social Work or Psychology is preferred. Group meets one Sunday per month for a two-hour activity out in the community. This is a two-hour per month part-time position. Other similar opportunities possible.
 
Competitive salary based on experience. Candidates must be reliable and available to work on Sundays. To reply, please send a cover letter and resume to inclusion@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.