Career Opportunities at the JCC

Thank you for your interest in working for the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. The Lawrence Family JCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

Fitness Instructor
Executive Assistant
Part Time Receptionist/Customer Service Desk Representative
Various Pool Positions
Sports and Fitness Babysitter

Position Title: Barista

The Café Barista is a core staff member of the LFJCC café, responsible for embodying Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Vision, Mission, and Values. The Barista works with the café team and is integral part of the café as a community gathering place. S/he is responsible delivering excellent service and product to the Café customers. S/he expands and deepens passion for the café and the community by ensuring unequaled quality and customer service. Providing the café with a reliable support base. The Barista drives for results as s/he provides great food, coffee, smoothies with great customer care. This position reports to the Café Manager.

Essential Duties
• Lead excellent customer service through in-the-moment coaching, role modeling.
• Calibrate and supervise staff to ensure product freshness and uncompromising quality standards.
Reliably reporting for scheduled shifts and being available periodically for extra hours for events in the evening or weekend.
• Ensures that customer feedback and concerns are relayed to the Café Manager within a timely manner, handling them with initiative where possible.

Other Duties:
Manage cash according to LJFCC cash handling policy.

• A minimum of one year of experience in a high quality food service or retail provider with high customer service standards and/or related experience and training.
Skilled coffee making experience preferred.
• Consistent demonstration of ability to provide excellent customer service and passion for quality.
• Consistent demonstration of ability to successfully nurture a community feel and allegiance to the café and the J. • Consistent demonstration of performance that embodies LFJCC Mission, and Values.

Working conditions and characteristics:
This is a social café setting with constant interaction with the public and on-going interruptions.

Physical Requirements:
Standing for up to 5 hours at a time.
• Ability to lift 25lbs to 30lbs.

In return for all of this, you will receive:
 A respectful work environment and a sense of accomplishment, as well as a sense of belonging to a community based institution.
• Paid time off for sick leave in accordance with California labor law.
• We also offer the benefits of Membership to the J to all part time employees. This includes a state of the art gym and an use of the Olympic swimming pool. As well as discounts up to 25% for programs.
We encourage applicants of all ages, races and ethnic backgrounds. LFJCC will consider for employment all qualified applicants.

Apply to:
Please – no phone calls and only principals need apply.

Position Title: Sports and Fitness Babysitter

Provide care to children while members are using the Sports and Fitness facilities. Interact with babies and children offering a friendly, welcoming, and educational environment for them.

Essential Duties
• Interact and be active with the children
• Provide a safe environment for the children
• Clean and sanitize the room and items
• Be a contributing member of the Sports and Fitness Staff
• Keep security and registration records

Other Duties:
- Provide receipts to parents for payment
- Change diapers as needed
- Escort kids to the restroom
- Communicate with parents

• Must have a high school diploma or 2 years prior experience in daycare/childcare environment required
• CPR/AED/First Aid Certified (or willingness to become certified)
• Ability to interact with children
• Responsible and dependable
• Strong communication and organizational skills

Working conditions and characteristics:
This is a social café setting with constant interaction with the public and on-going interruptions.

Position Title: Fitness Instructor

Essential Duties:
• Teach agreed upon classes
• Maintain a fun and safe environment for participants.
• Promote knowledge of techniques and make and demonstrate modifications.
• Update music and choreography on a regular basis.
• Start and end class on time.
• Communicate effectively with Fitness Direct through phone, email or in person.
• Teach class with energy and enthusiasm.
• Keep accurate class attendance records.
• Find a substitute if unable to teach.

Other Duties:
• Introduce yourself before class.
• Learn names of participants.
• Ask if there is any one new in class.
• Greet members and answer questions.
• Fill out accident and incident reports as needed.

• Knowledge and understanding of basic fitness principles.
• Excellent oral communication skills.
• Must hold and maintain a professional certification from a nationally recognized organization.
• Provide high quality customer service.

Apply to:
Please – no phone calls and only principals need apply.

Position Title: Executive Assistant

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer, LFJCC
Summary of Duties:
Under the general supervision and direction of the LFJCC Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Executive Assistant provides high level administrative support to the CEO, the Associate Executive Director and the CFO, the Executive Office. The EA manages daily communication with the CEO, workload and scheduling for the CEO. The EA also provides back up support to the CJC executive office, if needed.
Executive support for the LJFCC includes managing calendars, correspondence, documents, and special projects of highly confidential and sensitive nature. This includes taking board meeting minutes, intra-agency correspondence. The support includes the calendaring, confirmation, and set up of Executive Committee meetings, Board meetings and other Committee meetings as noted by the CEO. It requires maintaining organized documentation of all meetings, documenting contents of the meetings with minutes. The EA is an essential front line of contact and interface between the LFJCC Executive Office and the outside public and internal stakeholders. Excellent communication, presentation, and accuracy, as well as a personable approach to all interactions, are required characteristics.

Essential Duties:

For all meetings, preparation of agendas, distribution of materials, ordering food, requesting specific room set-ups, maintain attendance records, taking minutes as appropriate Board Meeting coordination, preparation, and set up.
Executive Committee and other key committee meetings, co-ordination, and preparation and set up.

Set up and maintain CYBER BOARDROOM, Board and Committee Access Portal and ensure full access to all meeting and related material: Where alternative communication is needed manage accordingly.

Post meeting follow up: Ensure timely write up of minutes, review and distribution. Maintain accurate files for all meeting in accordance with necessary governance requirements of organization.

Key Donors:
Working closely with Development , maintain detailed file records of key donors. Ensuring all relevant information is filed and recorded appropriately. Also, maintain notes of all communications with Donors on Tessitura Donor database. The EA is fully trained in Tessitura to support overflow from Development with regard to Donor gift processing.

Organizational Supply Purchasing:
The purchasing of office supplies for the LFJCC is centralized in the EA position. Record and allocate expenses according to purchasing policy and expense reporting requirements. Be fully familiar with the Purchasing Policy and Signature Authority Matrix for the organization

Mail Management
As part of our internal controls this position manages the mail by collecting and distributing daily. In addition, recording any income in an income log. .
.The EA maintains the organization of the mail: including collecting daily deliveries and distribution of the mail. In addition, the EA organizes and supplies the upstairs copy room.

Special Projects and Other Duties:
Complete other duties as assigned. Projects or special requirements as needed.
Manage CYBER BOARDROOM. Be administrator for software, and key contact. Maintain all Board and committee related records as determined by Executive Office. Ensure that they are current records, accurate and updated in a timely manner and according to predetermined schedule assigned by CEO.

Tessitura Super user: Be a Tessitura super user, assisting and maintaining key reports for CEO and Executive Office as needed. Be able to provide support to Development in overflow or absence of staff in the processing and reporting on gifts, donations and grants.

Other standard administration skills include generating correspondence, maintaining signature log for contracts signed by CEO, preparing small budget and finance tables in Excel if required.

Special Requirements of the position:

LFJCC is a multi-purpose not-for-profit and as such has many events and meetings in evenings, on weekends, and after hours. As a result, the EA for the CEO of large San Diego not-for-profit the EA is expected to be available periodically after hours, evenings and /or weekends in support the CEO /Executive Office and other agency special programs. Occasionally the EA may be required to drive to complete important tasks as assigned by CEO/Executive Office.

Qualifications and Skills:
- BS or BA College Degree
- Five years or more experience working successfully for a high profile executive.
Demonstrated experience in Microsoft office and Google office tools.
Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn: Board Portal software, large SQL Database.
Generate reports and support CEO using Tessitura and developing other reports with staff as needed.
Ability to effectively multi-task and maintain a personable professional demeanor under pressure.
Excellent written and oral skills.
Demonstrated excellence in customer service and interpersonal communication.
Valid and clean driver’s license required.
An interest and/or knowledge of Jewish Culture, art and community desirable.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Demonstrated ability to work in unison with a wide variety of professional staff and community lay leaders essential.
Be a strong facilitator and problem solver, with initiative and good judgment.
Always be a friendly face at the administrative center of the LFJCC.
Working Conditions:
General Office Conditions, with occasional offsite work at non-office locations
Occasional after hours, including evenings and weekends may be needed for events or other CEO requirements.
Physical Requirements:
Both sedentary and active duties will require an energetic person able to be mobile for significant periods of time.
Ability to do light lifting (up to 50lbs) is required.


Position Title:  Part Time Receptionist/Customer Service Desk Representative

Job Description:
The JCC is a busy community center in La Jolla that provides quality fitness, childcare, cultural and artistic events. The Customer Service Representative will be providing courteous and prompt service to members and guests of the facility.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Excellent customer service
• Assist all JCC departments
• Strong organizational & administrative skills
• Able to multi-task with a high volume of phone calls
• Fun & friendly

Job Requirements:

• Professional & friendly
• Strong Customer Service Skills
• Must be able to answer multi-line phone
• Creative thinker
• Demonstrate ability to trouble shoot & solve problems
• Excellent writing, grammar, and punctuation skills
• Strong public speaking skills
• Basic computer skills, working knowledge of (Word, Excel, Showare)
• Excellent time management, organizational & communication skills
• Strong ability to work well with co-workers, supervisors & members of the community in a team environment
• Able to work flexible hours, which may include weekends, evenings & must be punctual

Salary: $10.75/hour – Evening and weekend shifts available
Free gym membership
Email resume and cover letter to:

Position: Swim Instructor

Reports to: Assistant Aquatics Director
Salary: $11-14 Hourly

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the swim instructor is responsible for planning and teaching private and group swim lessons for members and non-members of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Friedenberg Olympic Pool.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Be familiar with American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels and other Red Cross water safety courses and know how to use course materials effectively.
• Adapts teaching approaches to the age, experience and ability of participants so they can meet course objectives.
• Communicate regularly with participants to ensure they are aware of progress
• Complete records and reports in a timely manner; each month, midway thru lessons submit a list of current swimmers levels in order to assist in scheduling.
• Cannot miss more than one lesson day per session.
• Must teach lessons in the water unless approved by Assistant or Aquatics Director.

Other Duties:
• An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures.
• Attend in service trainings as scheduled.
• Perform pool related maintenance duties.
• Submit course records at least once a year in order to maintain WSI certificate. (This is your responsibility).
• Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

• Current Certificates required- American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or equivalent.
Note: All Certificates Must be submitted along with applicants resume, front and back images are required of each document.
•  Responsible to keep all licenses up to date.
• Minimum of 1 year previous swim instructor experience

Physical Demands:
• Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
• Ability to see and hear individuals and alarms in pool/pool area.
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
• Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to perform activities which require sustained concentration and attention.

Application Review: Applications will be reviewed and ranked in comparison to other individuals that are applying for the position. Qualified individuals will be invited to the next step, Aquatics Department Director oral interview.
Oral Examination: Candidates, who successfully pass the application review process, will take the Aquatics Director’s oral examination.
Performance testing: After the oral examination, all applicants must pass a pass/fail performance test.
Should you fail any part of the performance test, only one retest will be permitted on the same test date. Testing will be administered to all qualified applicants and shall include the following factors: Swimming approximately 25 yards of each swimming technique: Butterfly stroke, Backstroke, Breastroke and Front Crawl.
Personal History Background Investigation: Personal and employment references will be contacted; background investigations will include applicant’s credit history, driving and criminal background.

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
41267 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Open Positions

We are always accepting resumes for the following positions:

Lifeguard ICamp Jaycee StaffFitness Center AttendantLifeguard

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