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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

Part Time PJ Library Administrator (10 hrs/week)

Responsible for daily administration of the PJ Library program to include entry to and management of databases, communication with program members, maintenance of program statistics, preparation of marketing packets for distribution. Candidate should be a detailed oriented, problem solver with strong PC skills (knowledge of Constant Contact a plus) and proofreading skills.
Specific days and hours will be determined with the candidate.  The PJ Administrator will have the opportunity (not a requirement) to work JCC Family program/PJ events on weekends and or evenings throughout the year to earn extra hours.
Please send resume to pjlibrary@jccgb.org

Full Time Building Maintenance Mechanic

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, this position requires 1-2 years related experience and knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and mechanical repairs as well as 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:

  1. Perform general day-to-day upkeep and maintenance of facility and equipment as assigned, including building and swimming pool maintenance and repairs. 
  2. Perform preventative maintenance, scheduled and unscheduled, on equipment and amenities such as HVAC, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, etc.
  3. Ensure that the Facilities Manager is made immediately aware of         equipment or facility issues that may affect safety or environment.
  4. Resolve all mechanical and electrical equipment performance issues and equipment malfunctions as assigned.
  5. Follow all company safety policies and procedures.
  6. Perform additional responsibilities to be assigned as required by business needs.
To apply, submit a resume to facilities@jccgb.org



Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, MA

Certified Personal Trainers

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.

Summer Camp Nurse

Leventhal-Sidman JCC seeks a reliable camp nurse to oversee our summer camps. Camp nurse would be responsible for maintaining a medical logbook and administering any medications throughout the camp day as well as administering any first aid to the campers throughout the day on an as needed basis. This position reports to the Camp Directors.

Camp hours are 8:45am-4:15pm. Salary based on 11 weeks of employment starting on June 16 through August 29. College seniors in nursing school are encouraged to apply. Summer camp experience is preferred but not required. Must be enthusiastic and love engaging with children.

Send cover letter and resume to hstapleton@jccgb.org.

Aquatics Staff

The JCC Aquatics Department is looking for part-time Aquatics Staff to fill the following positions:

  • Lifeguards
  • Master's Swim Coach
  • WSI's (Water Safety Instructors)

To apply, contact Aquatics at 617-558-6468, email: aquatics@jccgb.org Fax: 617-969-5232 or 244-8290

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.

Health Club Attendant

The Leventhal Sidman Jewish Community Center Men’s Health Center is seeking a Health Club Attendant to provide excellent customer service to members.  Responsible for keeping health center neat, clean and organized. Duties include clean up (including exercise equipment), laundry (pick up, wash and folding towels), restocking vanity area, making coffee, and organizing the lounge area. Will do regular walk-through of each room.  Must be service oriented and reliable.  Part-time daytime hours. Approximately 5–15 hours per week.
To apply, submit a resume to mhcjobs@jccgb.org or contact the Men’s Health Center at 617-558-6464.

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

There are no open positions at this time.

North Area

Metro North Outreach Coordinator
The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is seeking an Outreach Coordinator in the Cambridge/Somerville/Arlington area to work 5 hours per week (Sept thru June, occasional summer hours possible). The objectives of this position are to outreach, identify and find ways to connect with families with young children ages 0-5, who have or would like some connection to Jewish life.  The ideal candidate is an outgoing, motivated parent who is highly networked and engaged in parent and/or Jewish communities, has a child(ren) in this age cohort, has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and has program development experience. The candidate should be self-driven and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is a nonprofit, direct service organization playing a pivotal role in strengthening Boston’s Jewish community and shaping its future.
The Metro North Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Outreach and relationship building with a core group of families, and connecting these families through programs, events, get-togethers, etc.
  • Staffing and lightly programming a weekly drop-in program and monthly Welcome Baby! meetup
  • Staffing and assistance with larger community programs (about one per month). (Some physical lifting of boxes or bins or supplies.)
  • Facilitating JCC Playdate Connection listserv
  • Staffing and planning PJ Pioneers Outdoor Club
  • Planning and implementing three to four informal programs per year either targeted to adults (such as a Mom’s Night out, or book group) or targeted for the family (such as a playground meet-up, outdoor excursion, etc.), based on the needs and interests of families 
  • Maintaining accurate records, organizing supplies, submitting expenses, and a brief weekly email update to Family Program Coordinator
For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.


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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.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Camp Nurse

Counselors with experience working with campers with special needs
Counselors for the Orthodox Unit
Senior Counselors (High School grades and above)

Office Staff

Rock Climbing (we will train)
Ropes Course

Unit Heads
Orthodox unit

Boating (must have current lifeguard certification)

Mountain Biking
Arts and Crafts
Rock Climbing Wall

Employment Application
Health Form, 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 on in Bridgton, ME. Summer dates are June 17-August 13.

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

Kingswood is looking to fill additional positions including:

Arts and Crafts
Outdoor Adventure

Bunk Counselors

Special Needs Staff

Units Heads
Seeking experienced staff who work wtih children on a daily basis to manage the safety and welfare fo campers and staff with the specific unit, create evening activities for the unit, do staff development and training, and communicate with parents. 

Program Director
Seeking an experienced individual who can create exciting, fun programs for campers of all ages. This person should be comfortable scheduling programs and activities and have the ability to use technology to create the actual print schedules. 

CIT Director
Seeking an individual to create a program for campers entering 11th grade. This program will include leadership development, counselor development and program management. 

Apply for JCC Camp Kingswood staff positions

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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 23-August 15
Orientation dates: June 18, 20 and 22

Employment Application

We are seeking the following for summer 2014:

Dance and/or Gymnastics Specialist
Seeking a specialist to teach dance and/or gymnastics. Position may also include choreography for Upper Camp musical. Must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent and experience in teaching dance and/or gymnastics to young children (ages 5 and up) and in stage choreography. Position will teach classes daily culminating in performances at the end of each four-week session, and may work with drama teachers on musical productions.

Art Specialist
Seeking an art specialist to teach a variety of art classes daily to campers, culminating in art shows at the end of each four-week session. Must have a degree in art or art education or related field and teaching experience. Must be available the full eight weeks of camp. Looking for an individual that is responsible, mature, energetic, and loves children. 

Technical Theater Specialist
Seeking a technical theater specialist to design and build sets and props, teach stagecraft, and run lights and sound for children's theater productions in a warm and nurturing environment. Must have a college degree or equivalent and teaching experience and/or experience with children. Ability to teach in other areas (art, science, sewing, dance, boating or other) a plus. 

Full-Time Camp Nurse
Seeking a nurse for JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science and JCC Sports Camps programs. Camp Nurse is responsible for administering medications, support and first aid as needed throughout the camp day and for maintaining a medical log book. Position reports to the camp directors. Salary based on 11 weeks of employment, June 16-August 29. Summer camp experience preferred, but not required. Must love engaging with children. Competitive salary.

Seeking mature, reliable, patient people who understand what it takes to make a camper's day a wonderful experience. JCC Kaleidoscope 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 18 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 season.

Lower and Middle Camp Counselors
Seeking Lower and Middle Camp counselors to work in pairs or groups of three and be responsible for a group of 10-15 campers entering grades K-3. These counselors will 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
Seeking Upper Camp counselors to work with campers entering grades 4-8. They will teach or assist in classes, activities, and theatrical productions. Positions may include:
Boating Specialist (lifeguard certification required)
Assistant Technical Director for Shows
Guitar Teacher
Crafts Teacher
Sports Teacher
Tennis Teacher

Upper Camp teaching counselors should have completed at least one year of college.

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JCC Early Learning Centers


Director, JCC Early Learning Center                                          

Seeking a warm, creative, and experienced early childhood leader to serve as the Director of the JCC Early Learning Center in Brookline. The Center is a fully-enrolled, vibrant program of five classrooms, serves toddlers and preschoolers, and has a strong, loyal parent community. The Center is conveniently located near Cleveland Circle, within walking distance from public transportation, and is one of five Centers run by the JCC. This full time, full year position begins in June 2014.

Interested candidates should have strong leadership, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess a M.A. or B.A. in child development or a related field, a solid background in early care and education, and a minimum five years experience as an early childhood center director. Knowledge of Judaica for early learners is a plus. An EEC Director II certification is necessary. The core responsibilities include:
  • Supervise 19 teaching staff, assistant director, and administrative assistant
  • Oversee all phases of daily operations
  • Lead this diverse, full-day program into the future with vision and energy
  • Oversee professional development activities
  • Administer and monitor all budget and enrollment operations
  • Maintain parent relations and communication
  • Market center to new families and maintain a desirable, engaging environment where children and families want to be
  • Participate in JCC Center Director team and in supporting JCCGB mission and goals
Please respond immediately by sending your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:  Janet Hanrahan, Mills Consulting Group, 191 Sudbury Road, Suite 30, Concord, MA 01742. Phone: 978-369-2001, email: janet@millsconsultinggroup.com


Part-Time Preschool Teacher, 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 12 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director at newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.

Full-Time Preschool Teacher, 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 12 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director at newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.

Full-Time Toddler Teacher, 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 12 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director at newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.

Infant, Toddler and Preschool Substitute Teachers, 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. Opportunity to work with a dedicated professional staff and supportive management team in a 12 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Assistant Director at godineassistantdirector@jccgb.org or 617-558-6424.

Office Manager, Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center, Newton
Seeking a warm and welcoming administrative professional to provide full-time support to the Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center. The Office Manager will be responsible for providing superior customer service to Godine families and staff of educators, specialists, and support functions, while establishing work procedures and processes that support the enrollment, registration, program, and file management functions of the school.

The successful candidate should demonstrate effectiveness in customer service, problem solving, and communication and provide examples of initiative, attention to detail, quality, and follow-through on assignments.

The JCC is seeking candidates who are proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), have an ability to learn other database systems, have experience in greeting customers and problem solving, and are motivated to serve as an active team player. The position reports to the Director and has one part-time Administrative Assistant to supervise. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm.
To apply, please submit a resume and coverletter to newton-elc@jccgb.org.

Early Childhood Inclsuion and Special Needs Coordinator
For more than three decades the Ledgewood program, has provided onsite resource specialists with clinical skills to provide educational and social-emotional support to children at-risk and/or with identified needs and their families within the five JCC Early Learning Center (ELC) locations. Specialists are currently supervised by the site directors, and work closely with classroom educators. They employ both preventative and prescriptive intervention strategies, but do not provide diagnosis.

Key responsibilities:
1. Coordinate outside services - creative and administer a system of using outside specialists (such as SLP and OT) in JCC ELCs, in line with the goals of current grants or others as they arise. Act as contact person and monitor schedule and budget.
2. Provide data - With Ledgewood colleagues, design and implement a common approach to record-keeping and data collection for all Specialists.
3. Lead program evaluation efforts and guide best practice as well as evaluate potential fee-for-service options that would increase program revenue. Continue to align Ledgewood practices with the educational philosophy of the JCC ELCs. Goal is to develop best professional practices in areas such as parent referral process, image of the child, alignment with educational frameworks, individual child health plan (ICHP), ESI-R or other screening, distribution of parent resources and materials, use of standard forms and reports, etc.
4. Schedule and attend monthly collaborative meetings with the JCC Ledgewood Specialists (and ELC Directors when indicated).
5. Assist with funder relationships, grant writing and reporting. Act as contact person for Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, a key collaborator.
6. Begin with a dotted-line relationship to specialists at individual sites, and eventually take on the supervision of this five person team, working in close collaboration with the school directors. 

Additional responsibilities might include some or all of the following or other tasks:

  • Represent the Ledgewood team on JCC cross-department committees as needed.
  • Provide support to individual specialists as needed, and assist with troubleshooting and.or clinical consultation.
  • Meet monthly or more often with supervisor as part of the ELC Lead Team.
  • Visit each ELC site in person two-three times per school year on a day when the Specialist is present.
Additional information:
16-22 hour per week position (exact hours to be determined), up to 11 months per year. Vacation weeks coincide with school year vacations and unpaid month off in the summer.

Mobile position, based in Newton at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC and involving occasional travel to ELC locations in Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Sharon (Gilson) and Wayland.

Master's degree in Social Work, Developmental Psychology or related field is preferred. BA required. At least five years working in special needs or social work with families and young children in an early childhood setting. Supervisory or project lead experience. Familiarity with grant-funded programs and basic data keeping for clinical or social work settings also valuable.

Proficiency with email and word processing and able to use spreadsheets for basic data entry. Must have a professional demeanor, be a self-starter, and be able to work well both independently and with a team. Since this a mobile position with access to shared or changing desk-space, flexibility and organization are required. This position is based in Newton, but occasional travel in own car is required to other JCC locations in the Greater Boston area.

Coordinator must have a positive outlook, and embody JCC mission and values. Though the position does not require any religious background or knowledge of Jewish practice, an attitude of openess to the concept or working within a Jewish organizaiton which incorporates Jewish ideas, values and practices is required.

For more information, contact earlylearning@jccgb.org or 617-558-6423.


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Inclusions and Support Services

There are no open positions at this time.



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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.