It’s an exciting time to work at the J San Diego!

Thank you for your interest in working for the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. Our people are our best asset, and we’re glad you are considering joining our team!

Current Openings

School Bus Driver
Facilities Team Member
Pilates Instructor
Group Fitness Instructor
Barracuda Swim Coach
Guest Services Team Member
Camp Jaycee Inclusion Counselor
Lifeguard
Sr. Camp Counselor


Position Title: School Bus Driver

SALARY/STATUS: $18.00-$20.00 per hour / Full-Time or Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Reporting to the Club J Director, the School Bus Driver is responsible for transporting participants of the youth programs by school bus or 12 passenger van. The School Bus Driver will assist in the supervision of children and integrate character development values (caring, responsibility, respect, and honesty) when interacting with children, staff, and parents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • School Bus Certification with Endorsements required.
  • Air Brake Certification required.
  • Class B/School Bus license required.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required.
  • Medical Examiner’s Certificate required.
  • Must meet California, Federal, and JCC requirements regarding MVR report card and must maintain a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must comply with all Class B DMV licensing.
  • Ability to operate any type and size of bus safely and on a specified time schedule in varied and complex topographical, weather, and urban traffic conditions.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations governing pupil transportation.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance.
  • Sufficient verbal and written skills to effectively communicate via two-way radio and prepare written reports.
  • Ability to support all divisions of the JCC.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, crawling, and bending.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs.; e.g. box of copy paper) as needed is required.

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application and attach your cover letter/resume. NO PHONE CALLS

MORE DETAILS: Full-time positions are eligible for a wide variety of benefits that include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • FREE JCC Annual Family Membership

Position Title: Pilates Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: DOE / Part-time, Non-Exempt Reporting to the Director of Aquatics, Fitness & Sport, the Pilates
Instructor leads specialized classes in a safe manner that follow the J's policies and guidelines. The Instructor provides professional, engaging, challenging, fitness-based sessions to a wide variety of skill/physical levels.

The J is seeking a friendly, knowledgeable, and creative Pilates instructor! If you are passionate, personable, dedicated, and LOVE
Pilates we want you to join our team!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Pilates Certification with a minimum of 450 hours of experience or equivalent.
  • Experience teaching group mat classes
  • Experience teaching one on one and group Pilates sessions.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective reformer instruction.
  • Broad range of experience, including working with seniors and athletes.
  • Able to create comprehensive training programs built around client’s
    individual needs and goals.
  • Strong awareness of anatomy and biomechanics.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Desire to build a successful business in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be physically fit to the level of demonstrating the movements and assisting clients and members.
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 40 lbs. (fitness equipment) as required.

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Facilities Team Member

PAY RATE/STATUS: $16 per hour / Full-time, Non-Exempt

Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Team Member is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness, functionality and safety of the facility or their specific assigned area. The Facilities Team Member will prepare spaces for meetings and events, and break down and clean up after. All work done by the Facilities Team Member prioritizes the health and safety of the members, visitors and staff of the LFJCC. The Facilities Team Member anticipates needs and provides the tools necessary to keep all areas of the building running smoothly and efficiently.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience maintaining cleanliness of a large facility.
  • Previous experience providing set-up for large scale events.
  • Knowledge of standard practices in maintaining the cleanliness of public spaces.
  • Must be able to use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate at a basic level and take direction in English.
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and needs of the facility.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and approachable demeanor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull a minimum of 50 lbs (ie carry large, full trash bags) repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Must be able to lift, pull, climb, kneel and bend.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Must be able to stay on feet the majority of the day.
  • Must be able to move easily around areas of building.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application and attach your cover letter/resume. NO PHONE CALLS

MORE DETAILS: Full-time positions are eligible for a wide variety of benefits that include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Group Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability (100% employer-paid)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Generous Paid Holidays
  • FREE JCC Annual Family Membership that gym/pool access and discounts on after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!

Position Title:  Barracuda Swim Coach

PAY RATE/STATUS: $19.00-$23.00 per hour DOE and Certifications / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direction of the Barracuda Swim Team Head Coach and the Director of Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Barracuda Assistant Coach assists in developing, organizing and implementing the JCC Barracuda Swim Team. Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for swim team participants in accordance with JCC policies and procedures and creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Current certificates required: American Red Cross CPR/AED, American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 1-year coaching experience
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sound competitive swimming skills, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, swim, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Frequently bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Ability to lift and pull 30-50 lbs. (eg pool covers)
  • Ability to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.
  • Ability to successfully perform the lifeguard skills checklist on a quarterly basis.

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Group Fitness Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: DOE / Part-time, Non-Exempt

The JCC is looking for dynamic Group Fitness Instructors who can deliver an engaging class experience both in-person and/or virtually. Group Fitness is more than just technical instruction. We are looking for those passionate instructors who can create an approachable environment in and around the group fitness space. This includes interacting with members, clients, and guests in a friendly, positive, energetic and inclusive way.

Values of the JCC Group Fitness Program include:

  • Create WOW class experiences
  • Put people first
  • Connect emotionally
  • Be passionate and humble
  • Embrace and drive change
  • Be adventurous and creative
  • Fun and positive team spirit
  • Anticipate unstated needs
  • Commitment to excellence

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must hold and maintain a professional certification from a nationally recognized organization.
  • Prior experience in group fitness, personal training, wellness, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic fitness principles.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

The JCC is looking for instructors to teach one or more Group Fitness formats, including: Boot Camp; Step; Cycling; Yoga; Pilates; Barbell and Dumbbell Strength; Dance (Zumba, Hip/Hop); Strength; Kickboxing.

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Guest Services Team Member 

PAY RATE/STATUS: $18.50 per hour / Part-Time & Full-Time Available

Do you have what it takes to brighten someone’s day and make them feel like a VIP regardless of the circumstances? Are you tech savvy, an amazing communicator and have an outstanding work ethic? If so, we’d love to meet you!

Under the supervision of the Community Engagement Manager, the Guest Services Team Member is a high profile customer service position delivering the highest level of service to our members, exemplifying professionalism, and creating a welcoming, friendly, safe, and healthy environment. The Guest Services Team Member is responsible for welcoming and checking in guests, answering phones, managing customer issues and requests including technological support, selling membership tickets, and program registrations, facilitating COVID-19 health checks, and providing administrative support to the Community Engagement management team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma is preferred but not required.
  • 1 year of experience in the hospitality/service industry.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Previous experience in Box Office or Guest Services is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura, Ticketmaster, Showare, Paciolan, Eventive, Uscreen, Upace or additional ticketing software, reservation and/or other CMS programs is preferred but not required.
  • Ability and willingness to multitask and utilize multiple databases concurrently.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience with teamwork.
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified (or willingness to become certified)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Frequently implementing Covid-19 health protocols for customers in accordance with CDC best practices.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to do light lifting up to 25 lbs. is required (packages, miscellaneous supplies, etc.).

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application and attach your cover letter/resume. NO PHONE CALLS

MORE DETAILS: Full-time positions are eligible for a wide variety of benefits which include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Group Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability (100% employer-paid)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Generous Paid Holidays
  • FREE JCC Annual Family Membership that gym/pool access and discounts on after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Part-time positions are eligible for a wide variety of benefits which include:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Sick Leave
  • FREE JCC Annual Individual Membership with gym/pool access and discounts on after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Position Title:  Camp Jaycee Inclusion Counselor

SALARY/STATUS: $18.00-$20.00 per Hour DOE

The Camp Jaycee Inclusion Counselor will be responsible for assisting participants with special needs or behavioral issues, ensuring their ability to participate in all activities and modifying activities as needed to meet specific needs. The position implements safe and age appropriate programs for camp participants with ages spanning from preschool to 16 years of age. The Inclusion Counselor will follow and model Camp Jaycee objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines, and will be expected to establish positive relationships with parents, participants and staff. Using good judgment, the Camp Jaycee Inclusion Counselor will work as a team alongside other Camp Staff. The incumbent in this role will be responsible for handling emergency situations and providing first aid when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum 6 months experience working with individuals with special needs, behavioral background preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience working with children required.
  • Ability to use good, sound judgement.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations when needed.
  • Ability to physically and mentally engage in all youth activities.
  • Be a positive role model for children and staff.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Exhibit characteristics of leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, maturity, integrity, ability to work independently, and display a positive attitude.
  • Ability to complete CPR and First Aid certification by start date.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to participate in all physical activities with participants (such as running, swimming, playing sports, leading games and crafts).
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, crawling and bending.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 30 lbs. (reconfiguring furniture, moving equipment/supplies, etc.)
  • Ability to perform CPR/AED.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start date to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please apply to Camp Jaycee with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Lifeguard

PAY RATE/STATUS: $19.00 per hour / Part-time, Non-Exempt / Year-Round and Seasonal

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Sport, Fitness & Aquatics, the Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of members and participants in and around the aquatic facility. The position prevents potential accidents by adhering to policies set forth by the American Red Cross and the JCC Aquatics team for members and non-members of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Friedenberg Olympic Pool.

Please Note: If you are not currently a Certified Lifeguard, the LFJCC is willing to certify those that are interested in working in a Lifeguard capacity. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Current certificates preferred - American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First-Aid certification, American Red Cross Blood Pathogen, American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Can train/certify staff on all certifications.
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, swim, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Frequently bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to lift up to 30-50lbs. Ability to pull pool covers ranging 30-50lbs.
  • Able to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.
  • Ability to successfully perform the lifeguard skills checklist on a quarterly basis.

Please Note- Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position TitleSr. Camp Counselor 

STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt / Seasonal, June-August

Do you love making a difference, working with kids, being active, cooking, dancing, playing sports etc.? If so, Camp Jaycee would love to have you join our team this summer. As one of the largest summer day camps in San Diego, the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is hiring Sr. Camp Counselors for the 2022 Camp Jaycee season. Camp Jaycee offers a variety of options for campers ranging from 18 months to 11th grade. Some of the camp options include, but are not limited to, traditional, sports, theater, special interests and teen travel. Camp Jaycee Sr. Counselors will be responsible for implementing safe and age appropriate programs for all camp participants while establishing positive relationships with parents, campers and fellow staff. Sr. Camp Counselors will assist with the planning and implementation of daily activities for campers, and will ensure the camp operates in a safe and nurturing environment at all times. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Previous experience working with children.
  • Have or are willing to complete CPR and First Aid certification by start date.
  • Ability to use good, sound judgment and handle emergency situations.
  • Must be responsible, outgoing, honest and hard-working.
  • Flexible and willing to have fun in a team environment.
  • Ability to be a positive team player.
  • Must be available and willing to commit to the 9 week camp duration.
  • Ability to adapt to changing dynamics of campers.
  • Be able to pass a CA state & Federal background check.
  • Ability to plan and initiate age appropriate games and activities.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Maintain good relationships with camp parents.
  • Must be willing to follow directions and take initiative.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to participate in all physical activities with participants (such as running, swimming, playing sports, leading games and crafts).
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, crawling and bending.
  • Ability to work in both an indoor and outdoor environment. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 30 lbs. (reconfiguring furniture, moving equipment/supplies, etc.)
  • Ability to perform CPR/AED.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start date to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please go to Camp Jaycee to apply. NO PHONE CALLS


The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.