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PJ Library Manager
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459

Principal Responsibilities:

Are you a confident professional who enjoys having a prominent role in the community as a strategic thinker and creating impactful programs in a collaborative team setting? Do you have your pulse on families with young children and what they are looking for? This position is part of the Family Engagement & Jewish Life team that is committed to making a difference in families' lives by providing joyful, meaningful and non-judgmental experiences for all families seeking a Jewish connection. Our low barrier, welcoming and accessible programs create networks of Jewish friendship and micro-communities. PJ Library (PJ as in pajamas!) is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) and sends children's books that celebrate Jewish values, holidays, traditions and culture each month at no cost to families in 98 towns across Greater Boston. The PJ Library Manager is a 25-30 hour/week hybrid position which includes some weekend work.

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 - that resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensures smooth operations of the PJ Library program. Varied and stimulating work includes:

TO APPLY

JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to share your talents with wonderful families and a great team, co-creating a thriving, creative program, please send a cover letter and your resume to pjlibrary@jccgb.org.

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Minimum Qualifications:

The PJ Library Manager must be a confident, enthusiastic individual who is skilled at building positive relationships with colleagues, funders and families. Additional requirements include:

Skills/Experiences/Proficiencies

Other

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Able to lift and carry supply boxes (may be up to 30 lbs.) and to help staff weekend programs referred to above

Salary:

$28.00

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.