Friendships. Community. Woods. Laughter. Making a difference. Waterfront. Fun activities.
This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to co-create a joyful, memorable summer in a day camp setting for children with special needs. As our alumni can tell you: Camp Grossman summers are an amazingly fun way to spend your summers while developing great skills which will serve you well in future jobs and life in general. The Grossman team is a dynamic group which works as a tight team to create wonderful experiences for children while helping them build confidence and skills. Camp Grossman is located on 75 acres of the beautiful Hale Reservation in Dover.
The JCC is deeply committed to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of each constituent. We welcome staff and participants from diverse backgrounds. While being proudly Jewish, we strive in every way to provide an open and welcoming setting for all, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs or background. We are guided by JCC Greater Boston core values- Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration and Transformation-which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.
Camp Grossman anticipates welcoming 600+ campers and over 200 staff this summer. Staff must be available for the full season, June 28-August 20, unless otherwise arranged. Camp day is 8:40 AM -4:10 PM, Monday through Friday, with orientation the week of June 21 and staff meetings on3 Monday evenings throughout the summer. Most counselors and staff also work 1 or 2 additional family nights or overnights, depending on their position and unit at camp.
In addition to a rewarding position where you care for a community, the JCC Greater Boston provides competitive benefits including:
JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff and
program participants very seriously. We have aligned all of our operating
procedures with guidance from the CDC and the state. Our practices include
ensuring proper physical distancing, sanitation, hygiene, and use of face
coverings to promote the health of our staff and program participants. COVID
safety training is mandatory for all staff.
JCC Greater Boston will also conduct remote interviews and virtual meetings ahead of camp.
If you have the qualifications described above and seek to be part of a dynamic, collaborative and child-oriented environment, please apply by sending an application which can be found at https://www.bostonjcc.org/current-job-openings-seasonal-positions or your resume and a cover letter to . For more information or questions, please email
JCC is a nonprofit organization with roots in earlier Settlement Houses and Young Men's Hebrew Associations; JCC Greater Boston today offers a wide range of services and program activities throughout the Greater Boston region (~50,000 individuals annually in 98 communities). The organization provides a variety of programs and services to children and adults in the Greater Boston Jewish community including: four preschools, three day camps, a regional model of Jewish family engagement, a fully equipped fitness and aquatic center, arts and culture classes, performances, lectures, and Jewish holiday celebrations.
Our vision is to create a vibrant and evolving Jewish community where everyone belongs. Our mission is to be at the heart of that community by: