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Camp Grossman Mountain Biking Specialist

Company: JCCs of North America
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Wind in your hair. Laughing children. Creating great memories....what's not to like? Camp Grossman is seeking someone with knowledge and love of mountain biking to lead brief trail trips with children. These trips will be short (40 minutes) and there will be several each day, working with various age groups.

JCC Greater Boston welcomes staff from diverse backgrounds. Our camps are guided by Jewish culture and values (which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish). Kindness, service, and joy are examples of the values we live by). Our children also come from diverse backgrounds.

As our alumni can tell you: Camp Grossman summers are an amazingly fun way to spend your summers while developing great skills which will serve you well in future jobs and life in general. The Grossman team is a dynamic group which works as a tight team to create wonderful experiences for children while helping them build confidence and skills. Camp Grossman is located on 75 acres of the Hale Reservation in Dover. Staff come from all over the Greater Boston area.

Camp Grossman anticipates welcoming 600+ campers and over 200 staff this summer. Staff must be available for the full season, June 28-August 20, unless otherwise arranged. Camp day is 8:40 AM -4:10 PM, Monday through Friday, with orientation the week of June 21 and staff meetings on 3 Monday evenings throughout the summer. Most counselors and staff also work 1 or 2 additional family nights or overnights, depending on their position and unit at camp.


  • lead various age groups on 40 minute bike trips several times a day.
  • maintain bikes to ensure safety
  • make sure kids are wearing helmets
  • clean equipment between periods for Covid safety

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School grad (or equivalent) and beyond
  • ability to safely lead groups on outdoor bike trails
  • attention to safety regs re: COVID and bike etiquette
  • enjoy the outdoors and working with children
  • plays/works well with others
  • strong commitment to the well-being of the children
  • commitment to co-create a great summer for everyone at camp


In addition to a rewarding position where you care for a community, the JCC Greater Boston provides competitive benefits including:

  • a competitive salary
  • parents may have their child attend camp for free (if space is available)
  • outstanding working environment including convenient, free parking


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 children.

While camp will be held primarily outdoors, it remains crucial that staff and children continue to follow the appropriate COVID safety guidelines.

Camp staff will be required to wear appropriate personal protective gear during camp. Children and staff are expected to wear masks at all times, except when in the water or eating. Physical distancing will be adhered to throughout the camp day. Bunk sizes will be small and counselors will work with the same children every day to limit exposure. Children and staff will be encouraged to hand wash often and sanitizer will be readily available. Additionally, we conduct a health screen for all children and staff prior to entering camp each day. This screening includes a questionnaire about symptoms and possible exposures as well as a temperature check.

JCC Greater Boston will also conduct remote interviews and virtual meetings ahead of camp.


If you have the qualifications described above and seek to be part of a dynamic, collaborative and child-oriented environment, please apply using our application which can be found at or by sending your resume and a cover letter to . For more information or questions, please email


Under 25,000

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.

Keywords: JCCs of North America, Newton , Camp Grossman Mountain Biking Specialist, Other , Newton, Massachusetts

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