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Camping Program Director
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Greater Boston, a nonprofit organization committed to creating a vibrant and inclusive community, seeks a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as a Camping Program Director. In this role, you will have the opportunity to play a critical and central role in the continued success and growth of Camp Grossman, the largest day camp within JCC Greater Boston. Aligned with the camp's overall vision and mission, the Program Director is responsible for the planning, implementation, and supervision of the camp's programs, serving a head count of approximately 875 campers per week, with a cumulative total equivalent to approximately 6,600 camper weeks sold each summer.

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's core values - Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration, and Transformation - which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.

The starting salary for this position is $74,460-$83,895 a year. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the scope of the position, the candidate's relevant experience, and internal equity.

Are you looking to work outside in the summer months? Do you thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? Are you ready to bring your high energy and a positive in-person presence to a rewarding family-centric program that enriches children's lives throughout the summer? If yes, you are encouraged to apply today!

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for effective direct supervision of three operations staff and, during the Camping summer season, responsible for effective direct supervision of additional staff.

Minimum Qualifications:


Requires a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, and 3-5 years' relevant Experiential Education program development experience, with a minimum of 2 years successful management and supervisory experience leading, motivating, mentoring, supporting and managing staff. 1-3 years' of the experience must include working with children, teens and young adults.

Management and supervisory experiencing in a camping environment or similar is preferred.

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the JCC's discretion to meet minimum criteria.

Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and familiarity with the needs of families with young children, with a creative ability to translate ideas, feedback, and data into innovative and meaningful experiences that meet the needs of families.

Physical Requirements: Able to work well in a busy, dynamic, and sometimes noisy, environment involving multiple tasks and priorities

ADA Statement: Individuals must possess these criteria for knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation and using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Apply today and join a welcoming and innovative environment where your talents and contributions will be valued and appreciated.


In addition to a rewarding career, JCC Greater Boston provides competitive exempt compensation packages. Benefits include:

Benefits are subject to review and change by the organization.



Agency Information:

JCC Greater Boston 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 preschools, 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.

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:

JCC Greater Boston takes the welfare and safety of staff, children, and program participants very seriously. On an ongoing basis, we align our operating procedures with guidance from the CDC and the state. In response to current local public health situations, our practices have previously included, and in the future may include, ensuring proper physical distancing, sanitation, hygiene, vaccination requirements, and use of face coverings to promote the health of our staff and program participants.

JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to share your talents with a wonderful community and a great team, apply today!

JCC Greater Boston is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich a diverse environment, we actively encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

To learn more about what makes JCC Greater Boston a wonderful place to work, please visit our careers page at