Jewish Community Center Head Counselor in Newton, Massachusetts

Principal Responsibilities:

Camp Kaleidoscope, the creative arts and science camp at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, seeks a Head Counselor for summer 2018. Responsibilities include supervision and support of teachers (in art, theater, science, music, dance, etc.) and college-aged counselors and interns; and assisting the director in daily camp management. In addition, the Head Counselor will teach several classes daily - in Sports and Games, Science, Drama or other discipline.

Parents on staff send their children to camp for free.

Camp season is June 25-August 17, with orientation and training the week before. Hours are 8:30am-6:00pm unless otherwise arranged, plus Arts Nights and Late Nights as scheduled.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelors degree and three or more years of teaching and/or camp experience. Special needs experience, counseling and/or student teacher supervision a plus. Parents are especially encouraged to apply.

Please go to JOIN THE TEAMto download an application form, and send it in with a resume and three references to: Betty Lehrman, Director, Camp Kaleidoscope, 333 Nahanton St., Newton, MA 02459 or email

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.

Date Posted: 04/27/2018

Title: Head Counselor

JCC: JCC Greater Boston

Location: Newton, MA