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

Membership Coordinator
Senior Camp Counselor   
Group Fitness Instructor
  
Personal Trainer    
Swim Instructor  
Landscape/Grounds Professional
Evening Custodial Team Member 


Position Title: Membership Coordinator

PAY RATE/STATUS: $22.00-$26.00 per hour/ Full-Time, Non-Exempt 

The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is currently seeking a Membership Coordinator to join our team. Under the general supervision and direction of the Assistant Director of Community Engagement, the Membership Coordinator assumes a crucial role in bolstering the JCC membership community. This position actively contributes to devising and implementing strategies to retain and engage members, encompassing plans to attract, retain, and expand membership, and enhancing member involvement within the LFJCC. Operating both autonomously and collaboratively, the Membership Coordinator ensures the fulfillment of key responsibilities, including membership recruitment and retention, oversight of community engagement technology, and strategic data collection. This role is directly responsible for prospective member outreach, Membership retention calls, intervention, and Engagement, including implementing plans for attracting, retaining, and growing membership, as well as connecting members with micro communities. Central to this role is the establishment of connections with prospective and current members, as well as other community groups, to foster the growth and enrichment of our membership base. The incumbent in this role will need the availability to work Full-time, with a Sunday to Thursday schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • BS in Business Management or related field preferred but not required.
  • Must have Sun-Thurs availability.
  • Available to work evenings and other times as needed for major events.
  • 3 years of experience in the hospitality/service industry preferred.
  • Previous consultative sales experience in a membership driven organization.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura and/or other CMS programs is required.
  • Bookkeeping knowledge and skills.
  • Strong understanding of Google Suite, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive team player.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact with a variety of personality types with diplomacy.
  • Ability to remain calm and respond confidently and promptly to stressful situations.
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Capacity to solve problems with diplomacy and tact making sound judgments.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple, simultaneous tasks; while maintaining budget parameters.
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified within 6 months of being hired.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work at a computer station for extended periods of time.
  • Sit for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area.
  • Ability to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs.) as needed is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Typical office environment and equipment (computer, phone, printer, copy machine, etc.).
  • Flexible business hours; required to work weekends and evenings for most events as needed.

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 generous discounts on preschool, after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!

*Given the dynamic nature of the LFJCC/CJC, a job description cannot adequately cover the comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. We have an “all hands on deck” culture which means sometimes duties, responsibilities will change with or without notice as needs arise.

Additionally, all new hires at the LFJCC/CJC are hired to “become” the role they have been selected to fulfill. We do expect that anyone will be able to effectively do all of the tasks as assigned on your first day, first week or maybe even first year of employment. We deeply understand that the nature of our “community building” work requires learning new systems, processes, people and cultural nuances that are best acquired over time.

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: Senior Camp Counselor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $17.00-$18.00 per hour/ Full-Time, Non-Exempt / Seasonal, June-August

Do you love making a difference, working with kids, being active, cooking, dancing, playing sports etc.? As one of the largest summer day camps in San Diego, the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is hiring Senior Camp Counselors for the 2024 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. Senior Camp Counselors will be responsible for implementing safe and age appropriate programs for all camp participants, while at the same time establishing positive relationships with parents, campers and fellow staff. Senior 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, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Have or are willing to complete CPR and First Aid certification by start date.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in working with diverse children and their unique needs.
  • Previous experience working with children is a plus.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please visit Camp Jaycee to apply. 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. 

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. 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.

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. 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.

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 cover letter/resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Landscape/Grounds Professional 

PAY RATE/STATUS: $27.00-$30.00 per hour/ Full-Time, Non-Exempt

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Landscape/Grounds Professional to join our team. Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Landscape/Grounds Professional is responsible for maintaining the grounds, functionality and safety of the LFJCC facility. The Landscape/Grounds Professional anticipates needs and provides the tools necessary to keep all areas of the building running smoothly and efficiently. All work done by the Landscape/Grounds Professional will prioritize the health and safety of the members, visitors and staff of the LFJCC.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Certification to repair reclaimed water lines.
  • Previous experience in landscape maintenance or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of horticulture, plant care, and landscape techniques.
  • Ability to operate landscape equipment and tools safely and effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills
  • Physical stamina and ability to perform manual labor in various weather conditions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • 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.

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 generous discounts on preschool, after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!

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: Evening Custodial Team Member

PAY RATE/STATUS: $22.00 per hour/ Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Do you like to keep things clean and orderly, creating a healthier and happier environment for those around you? If so, we may have the position for you. Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Evening Custodial Team Member. The Custodial Team Member will work during the hours of 4pm-12:30am, and will be responsible for performing routine cleaning and maintenance tasks to ensure the cleanliness, functionality and overall appearance of our community center during non-operational hours.This role is responsible for ensuring the facility is sanitary, safe, and welcoming for members, employees and visitors of the LFJCC.The Custodial Team Member will ensure supplies are well stocked, and the appropriate tools are in place, so that all areas of the building run smoothly and efficiently. In addition, the individual in this role will be expected to perform routine maintenance tasks on the cleaning equipment, and will ensure any repairs needed are communicated to the Facilities Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous experience in janitorial or custodial work preferred, especially in a commercial or recreational facility setting. 
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision. 
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high cleanliness standards. 
  • Knowledge of proper cleaning techniques, sanitation procedures, and the safe use of cleaning chemicals. 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. 
  • Flexibility to work weekends, and holidays as needed. 
  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift, bend, and move heavy objects. 
  • Ability to work in a Full-time capacity from the hours of 4pm-12:30am.

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.

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 generous discounts on preschool, after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!

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.