Diller Teen Fellows Program Coordinator and Teen Program Manager

JCC GREATER Boston 333 Nahanton Street, Newton MA

JCC Greater Boston seeks a dedicated and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Diller Teen Fellows Program Coordinator/Teen Program Manager. This unique combined role offers the opportunity to positively impact teens' lives while coordinating and facilitating meaningful programs.
As the Diller Teen Fellows Program Coordinator / Teen Program Manager, your role includes helping to shape the overarching vision for our teen programs and contributing to the development of a comprehensive strategy that aligns with our organizational goals. You will develop and implement a wide range of programs and initiatives that cater to teens' needs and interests. You will work closely with community partners, educators, and parents to create engaging and enriching experiences for teens in the Greater Boston area.
The Diller Teen Fellows Program is an internationally recognized leadership development program for Jewish high school students. In this role, you will work directly with a cohort of teen participants, fostering their leadership skills and passion for community service.
The successful candidate will have a strong background in program development and coordination and a passion for working with teens. They will be creative thinkers who can design innovative programs that appeal to a diverse group of participants. Additionally, they will have excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with various stakeholders.
This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package. To accommodate program schedules and events, the role may require some evening and weekend work.
The starting salary for this position is $62,240 - $69,360. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity.

Fostering Learning 
Provide mentorship and guidance to twenty program participants 
Engage parents of participating teens and local program alumni in focused ways that help them understand and contribute to the experience their teens are having  
Create a dynamic, fun, and impactful learning environment that fosters individual reflection and greater global understanding. 
Curriculum and Facilitation 
Develop and lead scheduled workshops and retreats throughout the year in accordance with the Diller mission, vision, and goals.   Ongoing curriculum development and program evaluation that responds to the unique needs of our cohort community. 
Design, co-lead, and supervise, in partnership with the Israeli partner Coordinator, seminars in the local community and in Israel   
Program Management 
Manage the marketing, recruitment, interviewing, and participant selection process (working in collaboration with other local organizations)   
Plan and manage all logistics related to workshops and retreats, service learning projects, Israel education, and travel planning. Supervise two Junior Counselors and a Program Intern.  Manage program budget, including income and expense tracking. Support families, in partnership with the Business Office, to stay up to date with their fee and payment expectations. Manage annual allocation and ensure that it is in sync with the needs and expectations of the JCC Diller budget.  
Global Partnerships 
Coordinate with other Diller staff on program development, best practices, and partnerships, as applicable  
Active participation in local, national, and international conference calls and professional development seminars 

Contribute to shaping the vision for a broader JCC teen initiative
Foster connections with teen organization partners and directly engage with teenagers to encourage their participation in programming
Sustain involvement with the teen council, fostering collaboration and input
Design and execute various teen programs to cater to their interests and needs

Supervise two Junior Counselors and a Program Intern.
Observe, mentor, coach, evaluate, inspire, and create an atmosphere that promotes self-motivation, learning, and professional development.

BA in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Jewish Studies, or related field; MA preferred. Requires 3+ years experience developing and leading programming addressing Jewish identity development, youth leadership development, community service, and Israel education.  Experience in experiential education, group facilitation, program development and/or management is also required.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the JCC’s discretion to meet minimum criteria. 

Skills and Abilities:
Strong facilitation, education, organization, and communication skills required to effectively interact with, lead, and inspire a diverse body of teens, parents, community leaders, and staff, as well as to collaborate with partner agency staff effectively     
Understanding of and appreciation for Israeli culture. Beginning-intermediate understanding of Israeli history, politics, and geography 
Administrative and management skills including budget management, scheduling, and communications management 
Availability to some work nights and weekends, including travel to Israel for 3 weeks during the summer as well as additional travel during the year to a variety of conferences and trainings. 
Ability to collaborate in an international partnership and to work with and contribute to an international peer network of Diller Teen Fellow Coordinators 

Physical Requirements:  Able to work in person. Ability to travel globally with youth, maintaining a safe and supportive environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use a computer. Ability to lead classroom and non-classroom (e.g. field trips) learning experiences for full multi-day programs. 
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.

Organizational Information
Since opening its doors in 1983, JCC Greater Boston has been committed to its mission of creating a vibrant, inclusive, and diverse community by nurturing meaningful and lasting relationships. Through our network of early learning centers, day camps, regional teen and family programs, health and wellness offerings, and adult arts and ideas classes, JCC Greater Boston provides highly valued connections, learning, and experiences for the Jewish community and friends.
JCC Greater Boston staff enjoy working in an innovative, friendly, and welcoming environment where their talents and contributions are appreciated. In our recent employee survey, staff gave a rating of close to 90% positive for their experiences in direct management and organizational alignment. If you are interested in upgrading your working experience and/or having a better work-life balance, we encourage you to explore becoming part of the JCC team!
The JCC 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 we hope resonate with all.
To learn more about what makes JCC Greater Boston a wonderful place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.bostonjcc.org/careers/

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.


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

Competitive salary
Health insurance
Flexible spending account
Group life insurance
Long-term disability
403(b) retirement plan
Discounted childcare at JCCGB Early Learning Centers and after-school program
Discounted JCCGB camp tuition (50-100% off)
Generous paid time off
JCC Greater Boston fitness membership
Benefits are subject to review and change by the organization.