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

Director of J Learn
JTeam Inclusion Counselor
Camp Counselor (SEASONAL)
JTeam Youth Counselor
Barista
Guest Services Team Member
Lifeguard
Swim Instructor
Barracuda Head Coach


Position Title: Director of J Learn

SALARY/STATUS: DOE / Full-Time, Exempt

The Lawrence Family JCC's J Learn & Jewish Living team is dedicated to providing excellent Jewish and Israel-related programming for a diverse community of individuals and families. The J Learn & Jewish Living team strives to maximize the potential of the Lawrence Family JCC as a Jewish “town square” by infusing Jewish values and traditions into all of program areas; enhancing the Jewish ambiance of our facility; and creating exciting opportunities for our members, guests, staff, volunteer leaders, and wider community to engage in Jewish exploration and connect with Israel.

The Director of J Learn is a valued leader on the Jewish Living team and will lead Jewish educational programming.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Jewish Studies or related area a plus.
  • Experience in developing and delivering programs.
  • Strong working knowledge of Jewish values and traditions.
  • Ability to work comfortably with children and adults, and all sections of the Jewish and secular community.
  • Demonstrate commitment to good customer service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, volunteer leaders, and program participants, including comfort with public speaking.
  • Strong management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record in building collaborative relationships.
  • Understanding of key and current trends in the Jewish community and Israel.
  • Passion for and commitment to the Lawrence Family JCC’s vision of building a welcoming Jewish environment by inspiring and enriching Jewish identity.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting and standing.
  • 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 able to adjust focus.
  • Able to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs) as needed is required.

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

MORE DETAILS: This full-time position is 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: JTeam Inclusion Counselor

SALARY/STATUS: $15.00 Per Hour / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

The JTeam Inclusion Counselor will be responsible for assisting participants with special needs or behavioral issues, ensuring their ability to participate in all activities and modifying actives as needed to meet any specific needs. The position implements safe and age appropriate programs for the youth enrichment participants. The position will follow and model youth enrichment objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines, along with establishing positive relationships with parents, participants and staff. All JTeam Inclusion Counselors will work together as a team, use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations, providing first aid when heeded.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 6 months experience working with individuals with special needs, and behavioral background preferred but not required.
  • 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:

  • Able 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.
  • Lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Ability to do light lifting (maximum 30 lbs) as needed is required.
  • Able to perform 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: 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:

  • Able 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 able to adjust focus.
  • Lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Able to do light lifting (maximum 30 lbs) as needed is required.
  • Able to perform CPR/AED.

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


Position Title: JTeam Youth Counselor

SALARY/STATUS: $12.00 per hour / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

JTeam Youth Counselor implements safe and age appropriate programs for the youth enrichment participants. The position will follow and model youth enrichment objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines, along with establishing positive relationships with parents, participants, and staff. All JTeam Youth 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:

  • Able 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 able to adjust focus.
  • Lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Able to do light lifting (maximum 30 lbs) as needed is required.
  • Able to perform 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 Barista

PAY RATE/STATUS: $12.00 per hour / Part-Time, Non-Exempt / Up to 25 hours per week

The Bean Cafe Barista plays an integral role in helping to create a community atmosphere by providing excellent customer service and top quality coffee drinks. They act as not only a barista, but also as a friendly face to LFJCC members and staff as they start their days, grab a quick lunch, or stay a while to get some work done. The Bean Cafe Barista helps drive sales by getting to know their regular customers, offering suggestions of seasonal items, and ensuring quality and food safety as their top priority.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of one year 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.
  • Capable of successfully promoting community feel of the LFJCC within the Cafe.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting and standing.
  • 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 able to adjust focus.
  • Able to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs) as needed is required.

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


Position Title: Guest Services Team Member

PAY RATE/STATUS: $12.00-$16.00 per hour DOE / Full-time, Non-Exempt

Do you have what it takes to brighten someone’s day and make him/her 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 Guest Services 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 and friendly environment. The Guest Services Team Member is responsible for welcoming guests, answering phones, managing customer issues and requests, and providing administrative support to the Community Engagement management team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma is preferred but not required.
  • 1 year of experience in hospitality/service industry.
  • Previous experience in Box Office or Guest Services is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura, Ticketmaster, Showare, Paciolan or additional ticketing software/other CMS programs is preferred but not required.
  • Ability and willingness to become a Tessitura Master-User.
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified (or willingness to become certified)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting and standing.
  • 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 able to adjust focus.
  • Able to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs) as needed is required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and 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: Lifeguard

PAY RATE/STATUS: $12.00-$13.00 per hour DOE / Part-time, Non-Exempt

Under the direction of 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.

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.

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 megans@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Swim Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $12.00-$15.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, No-Exempt

Under the direction of the Assistant 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:

  • 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.

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.
  • 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 megans@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Barracuda Head Coach

SALARY/STATUS: $16.00-$24.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, Non-Exempt / 25 hours per week / Opportunity to become full-time based on future needs of the program

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Sport, Fitness & Aquatics, the Barracuda Head Coach assists in developing, organizing and implementing the JCC Barracuda Swim Team. The position 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.
  • A minimum of 1 year coaching experience.
  • Current Certificates required: American Red Cross CPR/AED and American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training or equivalent. All Certificates Must be submitted along with applicants resume, front and back images are required of each document.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of sound competitive swimming skills, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Motivational skills and an understanding of the psychology that reinforces successful competition, particularly at senior coaching levels.
  • Awareness of equality and diversity issues, including those related to sport and disability.
  • Team-building ability.
  • Must have good knowledge of aquatic facility programs.
  • Knowledge of standard swimming pool safety precautions and procedures.
  • Ability to meet schedules and timelines.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate a computer and proprietary or mass market software such as MS Office, Google Docs and Gmail.
  • Must have good knowledge of aquatic facility programs.

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.
  • Able to lift up to 30-50lbs. Ability to pull pool covers ranging 30-50lbs.
  • Able to perform 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

MORE DETAILS: The position has an opportunity to work full-time based on future needs of the program.