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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston


PJ Library Coordinator, Boston
 
PJ Library is an international Jewish book subscription program for children and their families which has become an indispensable tool to connect families to the Jewish community.  PJ Library in Boston is administered by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and is the cornerstone of the JCC's efforts to engage families with young children in Jewish life. Each month, PJ Library Greater Boston sends out more than 3,000 books and distributes a monthly PJ e-newsletter to over 4,000 families who reside in 98 towns in the Greater Boston area. 
 
The coordinator is the face of PJ Library in the Boston community, interacting with families, strategic partners and, at times, donors. The coordinator plays a key role in the family engagement team and strategy of the JCCs of Greater Boston and represents the JCC in its many collaborations with other Jewish and secular organizations throughout the region.
 
 The coordinator will be responsible for managing the varied aspects of this program which include overseeing all administrative elements of the book subscription service; developing and implementing a program plan; developing and sustaining community partnerships; coordinating public-space and community-wide events and programs; and meeting all the reporting requirements of funders. Exceptional organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to be flexible, think creatively and strategically, and work well in a team environment. Experience working with families and/or children preferred.   
 
To apply, please submit a resume to familyoutreachjobs@jccgb.org. No phone calls please. This is a year-round, part-time position based in Newton, Massachusetts. Available immediately.

 

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Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, MA


Aquatics Supervisor

This is a full-time, 40 hour-per-week, fast paced position reporting directly to the Aquatics Director. The Aquatics Supervisor assists with the management of the JCC’s indoor and outdoor pools and serves as a positive role model for instructors and lifeguards. 
 
The Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for supervision of aquatics staff, including hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating lifeguards; managing pool chemistry; and all aspects of the JCC’s swim program. The Aquatics Supervisor will provide excellent customer service at all times and maintain high standards for instruction and safety.  This position will provide direct service and act as a substitute for absent guards/swim instructors when needed, teaching a minimum of three days per week in the water. 
 
Position requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field and/or prior relevant experience with a proven track record of excellent job performance.  Candidates must have aquatics, management and supervisory experience.  Strong computer and administrative skills, and exceptional communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.  Must have ability to multi-task in a busy environment and work with multiple departments to plan, schedule and coordinate programs.
 
Candidates are required to maintain industry specific certifications: LGT, CPO, CPR, First Aid and AED. Must be physically able to perform all duties including proficiency as a swimmer, able to lift small children in and out of water, perform water safety rescues, handle pool chemicals, and work many hours in indoor pool and outdoor pool settings. 
 
Competitive salary and benefits package.  Candidates must be able to work nights, weekends, early mornings and be on-call when not on the premises.  Schedule will change seasonally depending on the needs of the department. 

To apply, please email letter of application, resume and list of references, with salary history to 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

  • Basketball

  • Boating

  • Rock Climbing Wall

  • Drama

  • Dance

  • Golf Cart

  • Gymnastics

  • Jewelry Making

  • Sports

  • Video Production

  • Wrestling

  • Games

Assistants

  • Ceramics

  • 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:

Unit Heads
Unit Head
Assistant Unit Head

Area Heads
Aquatics
Athletics
Performing Arts
Visual Arts

Cabin Counselors

Photographer/Videographer Specialist

 

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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:

Specialists/Teachers

Art Specialist

Seeking an art specialist to teach a wide variety of art activities daily to campers in grades K-3, culminating in multimedia art shows at the end of each four-week session. Must have a college degree in art or art education or related field and teaching experience.

Science Specialist
Teach hands-on science to campers in grades K-3 as well as related electives to campers in grades 4-8. Campers use well-equipped classrooms, fields, and the Charles River to explore many facets of scientific inquiry. Must know how to have fun with children. College degree preferred; teaching experience required. May be available for one month or the entire season.

Choreographer
Seeking a choreographer for Upper Camp musicals. Must have a high school degree and atleast one year of college or equivalent, and experience teaching children and choreographing shows. Candidate will work with drama teachers on musical productions for campers entering grades 4-10 and be responsible for a bunk group. May also teach or assist with rhthmic gymnastics or other elective classes.

Costuming and Fabric Arts Teacher
Seeking individual to costume Upper Camp musicals and work with campers on sewing, knitting and craft activities. Candidate may a college student or graduate, with experience in costuming and teaching.

Jugglers, Magicians and Filmmaking Teachers
We look for creative people with exciting talents and enthusiasm to engage campers in creative pursuits.

Let us know your specialty!

Counselors

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

Full-Time Infant 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 13 classroom facility. Requires that candidates have completed an infant-toddler class. Please contact the Center Director at newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.

Full-Time 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 13 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director atnewton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.

Full-Time Assistant 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 13 classroom facility. Please contact the Center Director atnewton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6422.

Full-Time Coverage Coordinator/Floater 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. Position will work Monday-Friday, 7:45am-4:15pm in a dual role. First as the Coverage Coordinator who will ensure that each classroom is staffed according to licensing guidelines. In this role, the Coordinator will work closely with the Director, Assistant Directors and other staff members to maintain expected rations, plan for expected absences and problem-solve if coverage issues arise.

As a Floater Teacher, they will support and assist the Teacher(s) in an early childhood classroom. 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

Personal Trainer/Certified Aqua Zumba Instructor
 
The JCC's Inclusion and Support Services Department is looking for a qualified Personal Trainer who is also certified to teach Aqua Zumba to adults with special needs. The format of the class is 30 minutes of stretching, light weight workout and cardio in one of our fitness studios. The small group then moves to the pool for 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba.
 
This program takes place at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton and is held on Saturdays from 4-5:15pm. Candidates must be reliable and available to work on Saturdays. Competitive salary based on experience. To reply, please email cover letter with 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.