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Community Support Advocate (CSA) Camp Grossman
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

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 working with children and adults in a day camp setting. 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 Community Support Advocate (CSA) is a new position this season, created to help Camp Grossman address the increase in behavioral, mental, emotional and social health (BMESH) issues in both campers and staff. The CSA will provide behavioral support for campers and staff to help them be successful in camp, as well as coordinating trainings for all staff in BMESH. They will not be asked to provide therapy, counseling or referrals.

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.

Camp Grossman is welcoming 700+ campers and over 250 staff this summer. This position is for the spring and summer. Summer hours are full time on site in Dover and from January - May, the position will require 7-10 hours per week with hybrid remote/on site working conditions. Beginning next year, there will be limited responsibilities (such an Open House or two) in the fall as well. The summer requires an 8-week commitment and includes attendance at orientation prior to the season. Staff must be available for the entire camp season. Hours will include campers' days 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM, Monday through Friday, after hours responsibilities, orientation the week of June 21 and staff meetings on 3 Monday evenings throughout the summer. Most counselors and staff also work 1 or 2 additional family late-nights or overnights, depending on their position and unit at camp.

RESPONSIBILITIES - SUMMER

RESPONSIBILITIES - SPRING

APPLICATION

JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to share your talents with a great team, co-creating a thriving, dynamic organization which is devoted to community building and lasting impact, please send a cover letter and your resume to grossman-jobs@jccgb.org

Minimum Qualifications:

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 96% of our staff have been vaccinated. We have aligned all of our operating procedures with guidance from the CDC, DEEC (Department of Early Education and Care) and the local and state Departments of Public Health. Our practices include ensuring proper physical distancing, sanitation, hygiene, and use of face coverings to promote the health of our staff and program participants.