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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

Assistant to the President

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston (JCC) seeks a full-time, bright and self-motivated Assistant to the President. Reporting to the President/CEO, and as a member of the JCC’s Development Team, the Assistant is responsible for providing outstanding administrative assistance and support to the President/CEO in meeting organizational goals.
 
Essential responsibilities:

♦ Provide administrative support to and partnership with President:  Manage President/CEO’s calendar, schedules and coordinate all community, Development and internal meetings. For all development related appointments, prepare and distribute briefings, summaries, and manage any follow-up correspondence.
♦ Coordinate all preparation for JCC Governing Board meetings (including Annual Meeting) including PowerPoint presentations, agenda and materials, communication with Board members pre- and post-meeting, minutes. Prepare materials for new Board member orientation.
♦ Write and send correspondence on President/CEO and VP of Development’s behalf.  Responsible for accurate proofreading, drafting, editing, and distributing correspondence.
♦ Key contact responsible for communicating, building and facilitating relationships with donors, prospects, community members, organizational leadership, JCC executives and staff.
♦ Support President/CEO and VP of Development in continuing to develop stewardship role with donors and prospective donors by setting up systems/communications to effectively recognize and thank donors and prospects, with a particular focus on Our Campaign to Re-Imagine the JCC.
♦ Make President’s travel arrangements, and submit/track expense reports. Assist President in preparing reports and presentations for internal and external audiences.
♦ Manage communications and correspondence, including word processing, phone, mail and filing. Backup for organization mail sorting/distribution.
♦ Office management for Executive Suite and other related duties.
♦ Work independently on special projects/programs as assigned. Key role in planning and executing projects, including taking the lead and creating cohesive teams to achieve results. 
♦ Perform other duties and provide assistance to senior staff and JCC volunteer leadership as required by business needs.

Ideal candidate will have prior experience working with and supporting an executive with significant development responsibilities.  We are interested in candidates who have had a prior role as key point-person in similar environment, where it is essential to understand the flow of department work and priorities.  Position requires excellent communication, writing, and customer service skills, as well as experience interacting with high level organizational leadership, executives, senior level staff and volunteer leadership. Bachelors degree and further education preferred.  Must have working knowledge of office systems and be proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Candidates must have the ability to organize, prioritize and multi- task. Strong attention to detail and adhering to deadlines and proven ability to work independently and as part of a team. This position requires a high level of professionalism in dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
 
The JCC offers an exciting work environment as well as competitive salary and benefits package.  Candidates must be available to work occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends to set up and attend JCC meetings and events.  Please send your resume, including salary history, to: jobs@jccgb.org. No phone calls please.


Facilities Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

The JCC seeks a full-time Facilities Coordinator/Administrative Assistant to be an integral part of the organization’s Campus Operations Department.  The Facilities Coordinator/Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Facilities Manager to support department activities and requests for members, customers, vendors and staff.  This position will provide administrative support and manage office functions including work order coordination, data entry, daily office operations and maintaining office records. Additional responsibilities include assisting the Facilities Manager with outside contractors, maintaining records and contracts, coordinating project activities, and providing scheduling support.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years related experience and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with customers, contractors, vendors, external contacts, and staff.  Strong administrative experience and related facilities experience in a community center, hotel, or similar facility preferred.  This position requires exceptional organizational skills, demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize time, attention to detail, follow-up and meeting designated deadlines. Demonstrated customer service excellence and strong interpersonal skills required.  Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, and Word.  Associates degree or equivalent training required.
 
Competitive salary and benefits. To apply, please email cover letter and resume with salary history to facilities@jccgb.org. No phone calls.


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.

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Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, MA


J Cafe Cashier

Hardworking, reliable J Café cashier needed beginning in mid-September to work in the kosher food service department at the JCC in Newton. The hours are 9:30am-2:30pm Monday-Thursday and 9am-2pm on Friday (25 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.  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..


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.

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South Area

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.

Part-Time Group Leader for Social Group for Children with Special Needs, Brockton

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is seeing an individual to be the Lead Teacher for two groups of children ages 3-7 on Sundays from 11:30am-1:30pm. This program is designed to help children learn skills related to playing games and interacting wtih others. This program is for children who benefit from smaller class sizes due to attentional issues as well as developmental delays.

Qualifications
Minimum of Bachelor's degree
Applicants must have experience working with children with autism as well as possess knowledge of such diagnostic categories as nonverbal learning disabilities, ADHA, etc. Individuals seeking this position should be flexible, well organized, creative and have strong interpersonal skills.

Start date is September 2015. Competitive salary based upon experience. Candidates must be reliable and available to work on Sundays.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to inclusion@jccgb.org
 

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
 

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 4 classroom facility. Requires that candidates have completed an infant-toddler class. Please contact the Center Director at hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 781-752-4000.

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 4 classroom facility. Requires that candidates have completed an infant-toddler class. Please contact the Center Director at hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 781-752-4000.

Part-Time Toddler Lead Teacher, JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

Seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, caring and nurturing teacher for the JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham Toddler classroom. This position will be a school year position, from end of August through June 2016. Must be EEC certified. BA/BS degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or Elementary Education with a minimum of two years experience in an early learning center preferred. Competitive salary. Please contact the Center Director at hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 781-752-4000.


Part-Time Substitute Teachers, JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

Seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, caring and nurturing substitute teachers for the JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham. EEC certified and early childhood experience preferred. Please contact the Center Director at hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 781-752-4000.


Newton


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.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant, 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 wtih 13 classrooms) located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton.

The Adminstrative Assistant is the first contact for parents, visitors and staff and helps the office to remain 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/week position: Monday-Friday 2-6pm

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 will 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 required.

For more information and to apply, 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 for Social Group for Children with Special Needs, Brockton

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is seeing an individual to be the Lead Teacher for two groups of children ages 3-7 on Sundays from 11:30am-1:30pm. This program is designed to help children learn skills related to playing games and interacting wtih others. This program is for children who benefit from smaller class sizes due to attentional issues as well as developmental delays.

Qualifications
Minimum of Bachelor's degree
Applicants must have experience working with children with autism as well as possess knowledge of such diagnostic categories as nonverbal learning disabilities, ADHA, etc. Individuals seeking this position should be flexible, well organized, creative and have strong interpersonal skills.

Start date is September 2015. Competitive salary based upon experience. Candidates must be reliable and available to work on Sundays.

To apply, 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.