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Counselors for Boys' Groups
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

Camp Kaleidoscope, the JCC arts and science day camp in Newton, MA, seeks counselors for boys' groups for summer 2018. Campers are entering grades K-8. Camp dates: June 25-August 17, 8:40am-4:10pm, Monday through Friday, with Monday after camp staff meetings and orientation June 20, 22 and 24. Counselors must be available for all camp dates, or from July 9-August 17. Although camp is not easily accessible by public transportation, buses are available from Brookline, Wayland and Framingham.

Counselors are warm, reliable, patient, fun-loving people who understand what it takes to help a camper have a wonderful experience. Lower and middle camp counselors assist with bunk groups in classes and oversee unstructured time. Upper camp counselors also teach or assist with activities. Teachers and assistants are needed for costumes, guitar, crafts, boating and more. Kaleidoscope is a pluralistic Jewish camp welcoming the entire community. Please visit for more information.

Please send a cover letter, resume and letters of reference, or contact information for three references.

Minimum Qualifications:

Counselors must be rising HS seniors, HS grads or college students with demonstrated leadership skills and experience working with children.

Agency Information:

The JCC is proud to serve more than 50,000 people?representing 98 communities and every age and ability, including men, women and children with special needs-at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton; through a wide range of programs and services in Metrowest, the South Area, and Metro North (Arlington/Cambridge/Somerville and beyond); at JCC day and overnight camps in Greater Boston and Bridgton, Maine; at Early Learning Centers in Acton, Brookline, Hingham, Newton, Sharon, and Wayland; and online.

The JCC is deeply committed to serving a community that is increasingly diverse, and to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of every constituent. While being proudly Jewish, we recognize the changes in Jewish life in our times, and strive in every way to provide an open and welcoming setting for all, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs, or background. We invite the community to use the JCC as a partner in connecting interests and aspirations to enriching Jewish resources: values, traditions, customs and other tools for living?and, of course, to old and new friends.