Camp Nurse

JCC GREATER Boston 333 Nahanton Street, Newton MA

Do you love working with children, being a valued member of a team, and using your nursing expertise in a dynamic, fun environment? Camp Kaleidoscope, the JCC arts and science day camp, is looking for a Camp Nurse. The Camp Nurse is responsible for Camp Kaleidoscope as well as Tennis Camp participants. Parents on staff have their children attend for free! (Tax implications may apply.) In addition, Camp Kaleidoscope offers free camp bus service from Cambridge, Brookline, Framingham, Sudbury and Wayland.

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

This position will pay in the range of $8,000 - $9,100 for the summer season, or $4,000 - $4,550 per month, as a starting salary. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the hours employees will work, scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity. While an 8-week commitment is preferred, there is some flexibility
(4-week minimum). The Camp Nurse must also be available for a minimum of 12 - 16 hours of preparation and set-up prior to camp. Optional additional hours will be paid hourly. Camp hours are 8:30am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities of Camp Nurse
• Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file
• Communicate with parents and counselors regarding children’s needs
• Maintain and model appropriate COVID and infectious disease protocols, and counsel employees, campers, and parents on health matters, including COVID protocols
• Oversee medical supplies
• Provide first aid and administer medications
• Maintain a medical log book according to state standards and regulations
• Prepare and record accident report forms, as needed

Qualifications of Camp Nurse
• Has a current Massachusetts RN license
• Has a love of children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
• Understands COVID best practices and ability to mentor others in COVID protocols
• Has strong organizational skills including teamwork, relationship building skills, the ability to multitask, and the ability to manage situations effectively and diplomatically
• Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills
• Has both ability and commitment to build strong relationships with campers, parents, co-workers, and camp leadership

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

• parents have their children attend camp for free the weeks the parent is working if space is available (tax implications may apply)
• a competitive salary
• summer access to the JCC indoor facility (gym, basketball court, indoor pool)
• outstanding working environment including convenient, free parking

Schedule for Camp Nurse
• Full-time seasonal, on Mondays through Fridays, June 26 through August 18, including 16 hours of pre-camp staff orientation/training and set-up. Meetings until 5:15pm every other Monday. Performances at 6pm on July 20 and August 17.

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: four preschools, three-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:
• creating a thriving community that nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships
• welcoming a growing and increasingly diverse set of individuals and families from all over Greater Boston
• supporting the building of unique identities rooted in Jewish values and deeper connections to Jewish life
• nourishing minds, bodies and spirits through dynamic, innovative and accessible experiences, and
• expanding engagement by partnering closely with other organizations to ensure the continuing vitality of our community as a whole

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.

To Apply
JCC Greater Boston welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds who meet the requirements specified above. If you want to share your talents with a great team, co-creating a thriving, dynamic organization which is devoted to community building and lasting impact, please send a cover letter and your resume to or complete the staff application:

Qualifications: Associate's Degree and 0-2 years of experience.