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Youth and Family Director
Springfield JCC
1160 Dickinson St
Springfield, MA 01108

Principal Responsibilities:

Department: Youth & Family Services

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Supervisor: Chief Operating Officer

Direct Reports: Camp Director, Kids Space/CAP Director, Teen Coordinator, J-Theater contract employees

POSITION SUMMARY

The Youth and Family Director is responsible for overseeing youth-related and Jewish family programming, initiatives and projects. This employee creates community outreach and engagement opportunities, plans and implements Jewish holiday programming, and supports the growth of various youth & teen programs. The Youth and Family Director works collaboratively with other departments to create and deliver high-quality programs for members and the community.

All employees of the Springfield JCC are responsible for creating relationships with the members, to add value to their membership, and to enhance their sense of belonging with the JCC community.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Management and Supervision

Summer Camp

Supervise Camp Director in the following:

Afterschool and Out-Of-School

Supervise Kids Space/CAP Director in the following:

Teen

Supervise Teen Coordinator in the following:

J-Theater

Manage the contract employee who handles the J's Youth Theater program

Family Programming

Collaborate with the Jewish Educator to help


Minimum Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

WORKING CONDITIONS

Salary:

55,000 - 65,000

Agency Information:

The Springfield Jewish Community Center is a welcoming and vibrant presence in western Massachusetts on the Longmeadow/Springfield line. The JCC's 80,000 sq. ft. facility and sits on 23 acres of land and includes a premier health, fitness, and aquatics center (including an indoor pool); preschool; and grounds including three playgrounds, ropes course, basketball and tennis courts, and sports fields. The JCC offers programs for all ages, including preschool, youth and teen programs, adult programs, senior adult life programs, and is home to the JCC Health & Fitness Center.

The Springfield JCC enriches community and nurtures wellness through physical, intellectual, social and spiritual programs and services. The J is guided by Jewish values, welcoming and respecting people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, identities and faiths.

*Please submit all applications with a cover letter and three professional references.