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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

Capital Campaign Operations and Administrative Coordinator - Part-time
Responsible for the coordination and operational management of the JCC’s capital campaign. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, this position will oversee pledge activity, volunteer coordination, event support and gift reporting activity.  The Capital Campaign Operations and Administrative Coordinator will organize and attend all relevant committee meetings and provide general program and administrative support to the VP of Development and other senior staff to assure all operations run smoothly and efficiently. She/he will work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, development staff, and JCC representatives to cultivate and solicit donors.
Essential functions include:

♦ Serve as the organizational hub for the campaign, including managing all administrative and operational aspects of campaign.
♦ Plan, implement and attend all campaign-related committee and task force meetings.  Works with appropriate lead staff to organize attendance, logistics, agenda and materials preparation, meeting minutes and follow-up items.
♦ Manage and coordinate campaign cultivation events, including logistics, venue, communications and strategic follow-up.
♦ Coordinate and implement the communications plan for the campaign, including solicitation mailings and the distribution of collateral such as brochure, newsletters, video, e-newsletters, etc.
♦ Prepare and distribute materials for the solicitation of selected donors.
♦ Maintain the campaign calendar, including committee meetings, communications, and other critical fundraising and reporting deadlines.
♦ Draft weekly campaign status reports for the Board, Campaign Cabinet and counsel.
♦ Track campaign progress.
♦ Supervise the accuracy of the campaign database including production of financial campaign reports, volunteer assignment reports, solicitation status, and tracking of pledges.
♦ Oversee donor acknowledgement letters and phone calls, and all other gift acceptance and acknowledgement procedures.
♦ Assist with budget monitoring ensuring appropriate tracking and financial efficiencies.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree, combined with two or more years of experience supporting a fundraising campaign. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Capital campaign experience is a plus. This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish priorities, set objectives and achieve stated goals. Also requires a creative, energetic and highly self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills. 
Requirements include:  PC literacy with strong competency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Demonstrated ability to work with and maintain confidential information. Must be able to work evenings, weekends or irregular hours as necessary to interact with donors and prospects and attend relevant meetings and events.
Approximately 15 hours/week. Competitive salary. To apply, please send cover letter and resume, with salary history, to jobs@jccgb.org. No phone calls.


Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, MA

Assistant Aquatics Director

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

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

Building Maintenance Mechanic

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

Responsibilities include:

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

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

Certified personal trainers

The JCC is hiring enthusiastic and knowledgeable certified personal trainers to develop exercise prescriptions, and work one-on-one with members. Additional opportunities for trainers to lead small group training classes such as TRX and Bootcamp. Applicants must possess strong customer service skills and the determination to build a personal training client base. Must hold a nationally accredited training certification (ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ACE) and must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings. Current CPR/AED certification required. Minimum of five years of experience in the health and fitness industry and/or a degree in a fitness related field preferred. Compensation: generous sliding pay scale based on weekly sales. Send resume to personaltraining@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Group exercise and cycle instructors

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

Gymnastics instructor

Instructors needed to teach pre-school aged classes. Traditional gymnastics or rhythmic gymnastics experience acceptable. Must be CPR/AED certified.  Send resume to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Member Relations Customer Service Representative – Part Time

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

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

Outdoor Pool Managers (summer only)

Pool managers needed to oversee indoor and outdoor pool operations. This is a seasonal position for an individual who is skilled at managing multiple facilities with large staff. Manager will provide direct supervision for all staff, oversee daily operations of both pools and enforce rules and regulations. Season runs from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Previous supervisory and management level experience required. Qualified candidate must possess the ability to multi-task, must present a controlled and calm demeanor, and have experience managing young adults.  LG, CPO, First Aid, CPR, AED certifications preferred but we are willing to train.
To apply, send resume to aquatics@jccgb.org

Part-time babysitters

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

Part-time sports coaches

Instructors needed to teach sports classes to children ages 3-12. Prior experience working with different youth age groups required. Positions available for every day of the week. Must be CPR/AED certified. Send resume to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Tennis instructor

Certified tennis instructor needed to teach small group classes to children ages 4-12. Opportunity to teach private and semi-private lessons also available. Must be CPR/AED certified. Send resume to sports@jccgb.org. No phone calls, please.

Arts and crafts facilitator

The Leventhal-Sidman JCC seeks a mature, responsible, reliable individual who loves working with children and loves to be creative. This part-time position involves leading a drop-in arts and crafts program on Saturdays from 9am-noon or Sundays from 11:30am-2:30pm. Projects include simple arts and crafts, beading, painting, drawing, and popsicle stick construction. If interested, please send brief summary of previous experience working with children and arts and crafts programs to sports@jccgb.org.

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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South Area

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North Area

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Boston Area

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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

Open positions:

Waterfront Staff

Senior Counselors (high school graduates and above)
Junior Counselors (going into 11th and 12th grades)


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JCC Camp Kingswood

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

Summer 2016 employment

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

Health Form, Staff Health and Release Form


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Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp

JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp is a pluralistic day camp for boys and girls entering grades K-8 and CITs entering grades 9-11at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. Want to work in a creative, supportive environment? JCC Kaleidoscope camp is looking for staff for summer 2016.  Everyone welcome. Children of camp staff may attend camp at no charge.

Eight week commitment required (June 27-August 19) including orientation days (unless otherwise agreed upon).
Monday-Friday, full day, 8:30am-4pm

Camp dates: June 27-August 19
Orientation dates: June 22, 24 and 26

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

Please send cover letter, application and three letters of reference.

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

Open positions:

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

Seeking mature, reliable, patient people who understand what it takes to make a camper's day a wonderful experience. Counselors must be rising high school seniors or older with demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with children. Bus counselor positions from Brookline and Framingham include additional compensation. All counselors must be available for the full eight-week season.

  • Lower and Middle Camp Counselors work in pairs or groups of three an 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 grades 4-8. They teach or assist  in classes, activities and productions. Open positions include guitar teacher, canoeing, sports and games, acrobatics, knitting and crafts. Upper Camp teacher Counselors should have completed at least one year of college.

To Apply
Send cover letter, application and three letters of reference to kaleidoscope@bostonjcc.org.


JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp
333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA 02459

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JCC Early Learning Centers

Brookline/Brighton, Hingham and Newton locations

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

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

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


JCC Early Learning Center Assistant Director

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is searing for a warm, creative, and experienced early childhood leader to serve as Assistant Director of the JCC Early Learning Center, Brookline/Brighton. The Center is a vibrant program of five classrooms and welcomes toddlers and preschoolers with a strong, loyal parent community. The Center is conveniently located in Cleveland Circle with easy access to public transportation.

Interested candidates should have strong leadership skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate with possess an M.A. or B.A. in Child Development or a related field, a solid background in early care and education, a working knowledge of emergent curriculum and be an experienced leader in the ECE field. Knowledge of Judaism for early learners is a plus. An EEC Director I or II certification is necessary.

Assistant Director: Pedagogy/Curriculum

The core responsibilities include:
  • Lead a diverse, full-day program into the future with vision and energy
  • Embrace a child-centered, constructive philosophy
  • Oversee professional development activities
  • Maintain parents relations and communication
  • Participate as an active member of the JCC Early Learning Center Director team, ongoing professional development, and in support of the JCCs of Greater Boston's mission and goals

Please send resume and cover letter to: brookline-elc@jccgb.org

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Inclusion and Support Services

Part-time Adapted Aquatics Instructor

Individual needed to teach swim lessons to children and adults with special challenges on Saturdays and/or Sundays starting in the fall of 2016. The lessons take place at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton.  Applicants must be welcoming and have strong interpersonal skills. This position requires experience working with children and adults with special needs as well as teaching swimming lessons. Competitive salary based on experience. To reply and learn more about this position, please send cover letter and resume, via email, to inclusion@jccgb.org

Part-time co-leader for activity group for adults with disabilities (begins Sept 2016)

Creative, energetic and experienced individual needed to co-lead an activity group for adults with mild/moderate challenges. Applicant must have a degree in education, social work or other related field, strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in working with people with disabilities. The group meets one Saturday evening per month for a three hour activity out in the community. Competitive salary based on experience. Candidates must be reliable and available to work one Saturday evening per month. To reply and learn more about this position, please email 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.