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

Guest Services Team Member
Group Fitness Instructor

Barracuda Assistant Swim Coach
Lifeguard  
Personal Trainer    
Swim Instructor  
Camp Jaycee Inclusion Counselor


Position Title: Guest Services Team Member

PAY RATE/STATUS: $18.50 per hour/ Part-Time, Non-Exempt

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 and an amazing communicator with an outstanding reliable work ethic? Do you have open availability on the weekends, and afternoon/evening availability on weekdays? If so, we’d love to meet you!

Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Community Engagement & Partnerships, 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 and providing administrative support to the Community Engagement management team.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma is preferred.
  • 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, Eventive, 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).
  • Open availability on weekends and afternoon/evening availability on weekdays.

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.
  • 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.).

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

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


Position Title: Barracuda Assistant 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 Senior Director of Security & Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Barracuda Assistant Swim 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, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.

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: $40.00 per class / Part-time, Non-Exempt

The JCC is looking for dynamic Group Fitness Instructors to teach one or more Group Fitness formats, including: Zumba; Hip Hop; Boot Camp; Yoga; Pilates; Barbell and Dumbbell Strength; Kickboxing; Strength. The ideal Group Fitness Instructors will be those who can deliver an engaging class experience both in-person and/or virtually, during the week and on weekends as needed. 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, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • 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. 

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


Position Title: Lifeguard

PAY RATE/STATUS: $19.00 per hour/ Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Reporting to the Senior Director of Security & Sports, 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, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Current certificates required - 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.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • 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.
  • Regularly required to communicate.

MORE DETAILS:

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

  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program

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


Position Title: Personal Trainer

PAY RATE/STATUS: $45.50 per hour/ Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Security & Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Personal Trainer will conduct fitness assessments and develop personalized training programs for clients. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks, which include but are not limited to, developing a fitness program to meet the specific fitness/physical needs of each client, ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and for the desired purpose, motivating and inspiring clients to reach their fitness goals, and fostering positive relationships with both JCC members and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 years Personal Training experience preferred.
  • Possess and maintain a current personal training certification from a nationally recognized organization such as ACE, NASM, ISSA, AFAA, NFPT, NETA, ACSM etc.
  • Strong knowledge of exercise science, anatomy, and physiology.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Ability to maintain and coordinate client schedules, fostering positive client relationships and experiences.
  • Ability to adapt training programs to accommodate different fitness levels and abilities.
  • Self- motivated.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Dependable, patient, friendly, cheerful and professional.
  • Strong problem solving skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must move easily around the fitness center, 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, climb or balance, 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. as required.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the employer.

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


Position Title: Swim Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $40.00 per hour/ Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direction of the Barracuda Head Coach and the Senior Director of Security & Sports, 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, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Current Certificates required: American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, or equivalent. Please note: all Certificates must be submitted along with applicants resume, front and back images are required of each document.
  • Responsible for keeping all licenses up to date.
  • Minimum of 1 year previous swim instructor experience.
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently and possess energy and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts. 
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, 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.
  • Frequently bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Ability to pull pool covers ranging 30-50lbs.
  • Ability to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.
  • Ability to successfully perform the lifeguard skills checklist on a quarterly basis.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the employer.

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


Position Title: Camp Jaycee Inclusion Counselor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $20.00-$24.00 per hour/  Full-Time, Non-Exempt / Seasonal, June-August

Do you love working with kids and making a difference? As one of the largest summer day camps in San Diego, the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is hiring Inclusion Counselors for the 2024 Camp Jaycee season. The Camp Inclusion Counselor implements safe and age appropriate programs for the Camp Jaycee participants. This position will follow and model Camp Jaycee objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines, along with establishing positive relationships with parents, participants and staff. The Camp 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 any specific needs. All Camp Inclusion Counselors will be expected to work together as a team, while using good and sound judgment to handle emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of direct service experience working with individuals with either developmental or physical disabilities required.
  • Behavioral background preferred but not required.
  • Have or are willing to complete CPR and First Aid certification by start date.
  • Ability to use good, sound judgment to handle emergency situations.
  • Must be responsible, outgoing, honest and hard-working.
  • Flexible and willing to have fun in a team environment.
  • Must be available and willing to commit to at least one of the 4 week long camp sessions.
  • Ability to adapt to changing dynamics of campers.
  • Be able to pass a CA state & Federal background check.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful.
  • Be a positive role model for children and staff.
  • Must be willing to follow directions and take initiative.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to participate in all physical activities with participants.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • 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.
  • Ability to perform CPR/AED.

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


The Lawrence Family JCC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, caregiver status 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.