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

Director of Development
Camp Counselor
Early Childhood Education Teacher Assistant - Bilingual in Spanish (Substitute and Permanent)
School Bus Driver
Lifeguard
Swim Instructor
Personal Trainer
Fitness Attendant
Group Fitness Instructor (BARRE)


Position Title: Director of Development

SALARY/STATUS: Salary commensurate with experience / Full-Time, Exempt

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Development is responsible for creating strategy, organizing, and directing all of the LFJCC & CJC's fundraising and development functions, including major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, special events and capital/comprehensive campaigns. This is a senior position that manages a $3.5 million annual portfolio with a team of 4 professional staff. Strengths in supervising, relationship building and interpersonal skills are of critical importance. The organization is in the midst of a major comprehensive campaign, and the Director of Development will be looked to for leadership and innovation with this project, as well as new opportunities and existing practices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, or other related field is required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience leading fundraising/development efforts in a non-profit setting.
  • Proven successful track record in seeking, preparing, securing and monitoring grant proposals.
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions.
  • Deep appreciation and understanding of the LFJCC’s mission and the ability to articulate its values and vision internally and externally.
  • Proven budget management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
  • Excellent managerial skills including at least 5 years of previous experience successfully managing development staff.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong leadership and organization skills, attention to detail, and good judgement.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite, Google suite, and ability to learn software systems with minimal supervision. Past experience in Tessitura, Greater Giving and/or Wealth Engine a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to lift, pull, climb, kneel, and bend.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter, resume, and writing sample (grant proposal, individual ask, etc). 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: Camp Counselor

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

The Camp Counselor implements safe and age appropriate programs for the camp participants. The position will follow and model camp enrichment objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines, along with establishing positive relationships with parents, campers, and staff. All Camp Counselors will work together as a team, use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations, providing first aid when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience working with children.
  • Ability to complete CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Ability to complete camp training.
  • Ability to use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations.
  • Ability to physically and mentally engage in all youth activities.
  • Be a role model for child and staff.
  • Exhibit characteristics of leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, maturity, integrity, ability to work independently, and display a positive attitude.

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.
  • 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.

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


Position Title: Early Childhood Education Teacher Assistant - Bilingual in Spanish (Substitute and Permanent)

SALARY/STATUS: $12.00-$16.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, Non-Exempt / Substitute and Permanent Positions Available

A Teacher Assistant in the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Preschool (aka Nierman Preschool) is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day program in their assigned classroom, supporting the teacher in teaching the curriculum and caring for the children. The Teacher Assistant is to assist in providing a warm, nurturing, safe and inclusive environment. The Teacher Assistant is responsible for helping to carry out the goals and objectives of the program as established by the Early Childhood Committee and school administration.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of 12 units by the State of California in Child Development, or currently in progress.
  • Bilingual is Spanish required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field preferred, not required.
  • Experience as a teacher assistant or a teacher in Early Childhood preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about Jewish holidays and culture.
  • Attendance of workshops, classes, or conferences for continuing education in Child Development or related fields.
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and developmental milestones.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with parents, children, and co-workers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with basic office machines including, but not limited to, copy, computer, internet, phones, and digital camera.
  • Substitute positions must have the ability to fill in when needed and able to work a variable work schedule.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must move easily around the classroom, playground, gymnasium, building, deck, swimming pool, and far field.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally 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.
  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs. May be necessary, in emergency or other situations, to pick up a 45 pound child.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: School Bus Driver

SALARY/STATUS: $16.00-$25.00 per hour / Full-Time, Non-Exempt / 30-35 Hours Per Week

Reporting to the Senior Director of ECE & Programs, 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 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 preparing 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.
  • Occasionally required to lift, pull, climb, kneel, and bend.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your resume and a comprehensive list of driving certifications. 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: Lifeguard

PAY RATE/STATUS: $13.00 per hour / Part-time, Non-Exempt / Year-Round

Reporting to the Associate 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.

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:

  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally 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.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Swim Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $17.50 per hour / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Reporting to the the Associate Director of Sport, Fitness & Aquatics, 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current certificates required – Water Safety Instructor (WSI).
  • 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 some certifications. )
  • Minimum of 1 year previous swim instructor experience.
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Display constant positive attitude and patience.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally 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 able to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift up to 30-50lbs. Ability to pull pool covers ranging 30-50lbs.
  • Ability to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Personal Trainer

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

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Aquatics, Fitness & Sport, the Personal Trainer is responsible for exercise advice and personalized training for clients on a one-on-one basis. The position is responsible for developing a fitness program to meet the specific fitness/physical needs of the client and for ensuring that equipment is used appropriately and for the desired purpose.

The J is seeking an experienced, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer to join our team. Must be passionate, motivated and customer service oriented.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years Personal Training experience.
  • Possess and maintain a current personal training certification from a nationally recognized organization such as ACE, NASM, ISSA, AFAA, NFPT, NETA, ACSM etc.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Self- motivated and passionate.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Dependable, patient, friendly, cheerful and professional.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must move easily around the classroom, gymnasium, building, deck, swimming pool, and field.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to robync@lfjcc.org with your resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Fitness Attendant

PAY RATE/STATUS: $13.00 per hour / Part-time Non-Exempt

Reporting to the Director of Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Fitness Attendant is responsible for providing a high level of customer service while supervising and maintaining the fitness floor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fitness and recreational experience preferred but not required.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current. (can certify)
  • Self- motivated and passionate.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Dependable, patient, friendly, cheerful and professional.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must move easily around fitness center.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs.) as needed is required.
  • Able to physically perform CPR/AED.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to robync@lfjcc.org with your resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Group Fitness Instructor (BARRE)

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

Reporting to the Director of Aquatics, Fitness & Sport, the Group Fitness Instructor provides professional, engaging and effective group fitness classes that follow the J's policies and guidelines.

The J is seeking an experienced Group Fitness Instructor to teach one or a variety of formats of exercise classes that include:

  • Barre

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.
  • Must have a fitness/exercise background.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to robync@lfjcc.org with your resume. 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.