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YOUTH LEADER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

BUILDING YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS IN A FUN OUTDOOR SETTING

As young adults, you are juggling both wanting to have a fun summer with building your springboard for what you want to do with your life long term. Too often people have to choose between jobs which they think will get them somewhere and what would actually be fun to do. This summer you won't have to choose because JCC Greater Boston is piloting a dynamic internship program at Camp Grossman.

Participants in the program will participate in an innovative program which will provide 6 sessions designed to strengthen your launch as a professional (whatever your field of interest). Sessions will include highly relevant topics such as how to see and sell your skills, resume development, identifying jobs that match your strengths and interests, and creating an impactful Linked-In profile.

In parallel, interns will work as part of the Camp Grossman team, earning up to $4745 for the summer. Opportunities vary depending on the interests and skills of the candidates. They range from: working with a group of children throughout their camp day to being a specialist in an area such as cooking, fishing, drama or science, to supporting the camp office team to doing maintenance projects.

Camp Grossman is actively seeking internship candidates who want to co-create an amazing summer experience for children while developing their professional expertise. Whatever calls to you...building a strong resume and work skills... making a difference in the lives of children ...making new friends (or bringing your current friends to enjoy a camp summer together) ....spending more time outdoors... earning money....and/or having a fun and memorable outdoorsy summer, please consider the Camp Grossman Summer Internship Program! We aim to support your goals as you support ours.

DIVERSE AND WELCOMING JCC Greater Boston 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.

FLEXIBILITY THAT WORKS FOR YOU Join us for all or part of your summer. Flexible schedules (e.g. several days per week or joining us to lead specific activities) are also possible.

GREAT HOURS WITH NIGHTS AND WEEKEND OFF Camp days run from 8:15-4:15 weekdays, leaving you lots of time for the other things you want to do this summer

FREE TRANSPORTATION Team members are welcome to use our free bus service from 31 towns around the Greater Boston area including Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge, Canton, Chestnut Hill, Concord, Dorchester, Framingham, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Lexington, Medfield Milton, Natick, Needham, Newton, Randolph, Roslindale, Sharon, Sherborn, Somerville, Sudbury, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, West Roxbury, and Westwood.

GREAT PLACE TO WORK As our alumni can tell you: working at Camp Grossman is an amazingly fun way to spend your summer. The Grossman team creates 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working at Camp Grossman is a great opportunity for someone who wants to co-create a joyful, memorable summer working with children in a beautiful outdoor day camp setting. While responsibilities will vary by specific role, there is significant potential to create opportunities which align with candidate interests, strengths and availability.

BENEFITS

In addition to great working conditions and a rewarding position where you care for a community, the JCC Greater Boston provides competitive benefits including:

competitive salary (e.g. $4745 for high school grads working all summer including orientation and staff meetings)

professional development program and certificate of completion

complimentary summer (and school vacation weeks) access to the JCC Greater Boston facility in Newton - offering indoor swimming and workout facilities

outstanding working environment

CAMP AND AGENCY INFORMATION

Camp Grossman is welcoming 700+ campers and over 250 staff this summer. The camp day runs from 8:15AM -4:15 PM, Monday through Friday. Orientation happens the week of June 21 and there are 3 staff meetings on various Monday evenings throughout the summer. Most counselors and staff also work 1 or 2 additional family nights or overnights, depending on their position in camp.

The JCC Greater Boston provides a variety of programs and services to children and adults in the Greater Boston Jewish community including: Early Learning Centers, summer camps, health and wellness programs, family engagement programs and cultural activities. JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff and children very seriously. Over 99% of our staff have been vaccinated. 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 when appropriate to promote the health of our staff and program participants.

TO APPLY

JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to learn more or are ready to apply, please reach out to us at grossman-jobs@jccgb.org

Minimum Qualifications:

Our staff bring a variety of unique personal strengths to the job in addition to enjoying children. Maturity, teamwork, reliability, flexibility, judgement and patience are important qualities for all Camp Grossman positions. Some positions have additional physical requirements.

JCC Greater Boston requires that new employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at time of hire. The JCC will consider requests for medical or religious exemption that do not pose undue hardship or a direct threat to health or safety

Salary:

Under $25,000

Agency Information:

The JCC Greater Boston values include: Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration and Transformation. The agency provides a variety of programs and services to children and adults in the Greater Boston Jewish community including: Early Learning Centers, summer camps, health and wellness programs, family engagement programs and cultural activities. The JCC is deeply committed to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of each constituent. 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.

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:

COVID SAFETY

JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff and children very seriously. Over 99% of our staff have been vaccinated. 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 when appropriate to promote the health of our staff and program participants.