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Vice President of Development - JCC Greater Boston
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Greater Boston (JCC), a forward-thinking leader among Jewish Community Centers nationally, and one the largest Jewish organizations in New England, seeks a proactive, creative and collaborative team player to serve as its Vice President for Development. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the VP serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for all internal and external activities related to philanthropic support for JCC Greater Boston. These activities include identification and cultivation of prospects, stewardship of ongoing donors, annual and special donor solicitation, foundation and other grant requests, as well as communication with all key stakeholders. This role requires a well-rounded and experienced Development professional who blends strong relationship building, innovation, strategic planning and outstanding execution.

The JCC's pre-pandemic operating budget was $25 million. The 2020 budget contracted significantly reflecting the necessary move from in person programming to virtual offerings. The budget continues to adjust upward in 2021 and is expected to return to pre-pandemic revenue targets by 2023.


Development Oversight

Fundraising and Resource Development

Leadership Role as a Member of the Senior Staff

External Communications

Minimum Qualifications:




JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff and children very seriously. 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. COVID safety training is mandatory for all staff.

Staff and participants are required to wear masks at all times. Group sizes are limited and JCC staff ensure compliance with state guidelines for social distancing. Participants and staff are encouraged to hand wash often and sanitizer is readily available. Common materials and surfaces are disinfected throughout the day. We conduct a health screen for all participants and staff upon entering our JCCGB buildings. This screening includes a questionnaire about symptoms and possible exposures as well as a temperature check.


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


165,000 - 180,000

Agency Information:


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.

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.

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: