Careers at The J

Thank you for your interest in working at The J. We are an equal opportunity organization and believe a diverse staff helps us better serve our clients.

Please fill out and submit our employment application. If an opportunity isn’t currently available, we’ll keep you in mind for future positions.

Open positions:

First Impressions Administrative Assistant

Direct Report
JCC Office Manager

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
Represent and support our administrative offices with various administrative duties. Initial point of contact with professional first impression greeting while directing individuals to appropriate department within the administrative offices. Answer and direct phone calls accurately and timely. Sustain a high level of professionalism representing the organizations. Self-motivated and drive to work independently and effectively during periods of high client activity and maintain a welcoming attitude at all times.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Acknowledge and welcome each individual as they come into the administrative reception area in a friendly, inviting manner and direct to appropriate staff / department while maintaining the secure nature of the administrative area. Direct flow of reception area traffic as needed.
  • Word processing assignments. Including bulk mailing, preparation, inserting, create excel spreadsheet, mail merge function. Labeling, etc with accurate spelling and punctuation.
  • Correspondence – Donor letters, tribute cards, prepare letters for mailing.
  • Distribute incoming mail and process payments
  • Data entry
  • Schedule appointments if needed
  • Maintain strict membership and staff confidentiality
  • Work closely with the management & staff to ensure efficiency and optimal delivery of assigned duties as needed.
  • Maintain Community Calendar. Enter, approve, edit entries from community partners
  • Prepare mailings utilizing mail merger function
  • Perform other office duties as required. File, fax, scan and copy documents.
  • Work on projects as assigned by departments
  • Respond to online inquires
    • Up to date on current events, activities and programs on property.
  • Keep reception and conference area neat and clean stock water, coffee and condiments.
  • Assist in ordering office supplies & inventory
  • Marketing – send calendar updates to all monthly online print calendars. Assist Marketing Team as needed.
  • Process weekly purchase orders for Campus operations.
  • Assist with Employee Newsletter & Birthday postings & monthly celebrations
  • Special Event preparation as needed.
  • Schedule conference rooms for meetings using the scheduling software program (resource scheduler).
  • Support JCC, Federation & Campus with administrative assistance as needed.

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254.

Schedule
As needed and required by the position up to 40 hours weekly. 8:30am-5:00pm.

Status
Non-Exempt.

Physical Requirements / Demands
Sitting for long periods of time, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Required Skills / Abilities / Characteristics
Superior customer service to include positive and friendly attitude. Attention to detail within any task given. Excellent communication skills. Type correspondence such as letters or emails with accuracy. Proficient computer and office equipment skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point & Publisher). Ability to multi-task. Must be flexible with schedule and willing to work hard in a fast paced environment.

Education / Experience
Minimum High School Diploma required, College degree preferred. 3-5 minimum years of office experience. Knowledge of Phoenix Jewish Community helpful.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Fitness Floor Staff Attendant

Direct Report
Fitness Supervisor

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
Fitness Floor Staff Attendant is responsible for exceptional member service, fitness floor standard operation and monitoring cleanliness in the Fitness Center. Represent the organization in a professional, approachable and friendly manner.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Member interaction is a key component to the Floor Staff’s job responsibilities. This includes smiling, engaging with members, and answering questions about equipment and the various fitness programs we offer.
  • Oversee cleanliness of equipment and supplies of the fitness area.
    • Racking weights, cleaning equipment, laundering and providing towels.
  • Assist guests in obtaining information & conduct equipment orientations.
  • Ability to work independently, utilize initiative, be organized, proactive and meet assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to be able to react calmly and effectively in emergency situation.

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona. Primarily indoors.

Schedule
As needed and required by the position.

Status
Non-Exempt / hourly.

Physical Requirements / Demands
Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Education / Specialized Training
First Aid and CPT certification is required.

This is a part-time position. 4:45–10am, Monday–Friday.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Lead, Pre-Teachers, Teacher Assistants

We are a play-based preschool looking for a few loving, experienced and dedicated staff members to join our team for the 2018-2019 school year. Though we are founded on Jewish values, we welcome staff and families of all faiths. Our ideal candidates have patience, enthusiasm, confidence, and a love of learning and for children.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and implementing phonics, handwriting, science, math and art into a play-based inspired curriculum
  • Encouraging and fostering a positive parent relationship in the classroom
  • Documenting children’s work via pictures and portfolios
  • Organizing and maintaining a safe, clean and nurturing classroom environment
  • Remaining calm and multi-tasking in fast-paced environment with a SMILE

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years preschool program experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree for Lead Teacher, High School/GED and 18+ for Substitutes and assistants
  • Hours: Part-time and full-time opportunities
  • Pay: Based on experience

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Certified Pilates Instructor

Pilates Instructors must specialize in instructing by means of the classical method and current techniques to ensure safety and quality of experience to members. Candidate must be experienced and willing to teach Group Reformer classes as well as perform private sessions.

Direct Report
Fitness Director

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties

  • Attract and retain members by consistently providing excellent customer service and classroom experiences
  • Participate with the Pilates Studio at The J toward member retention and monthly revenue goals
  • Provide clients with comprehensive program designs to help members achieve results, ensure they are satisfied with their workout program, and remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals
  • Assist with integrating new members into the JCC which includes conducting demo sessions to assess and recommend
  • Pilates Reformer training programs, and demonstrate care through timely follow-up communication
  • Maintain a clean studio space which includes returning the area to a condition of cleanliness and respect teachers and members that share the space

Experience & Skills

  • Must have current Pilates training and certification
  • Must have at least two years’ experience teaching with the reformer
  • Ability to promote/sell Pilates training packages
  • Ability to adhere to flexible schedule and work independently
  • Obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire Must be able to successfully pass a background check

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona

Schedule
As needed and required by the position.

Status
Part-time

Physical Requirements / Demands
Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Education / Specialized Training
Pilates Certification / PMA

Safety
Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Personal Trainer

Summary of Essential Job Functions
Our busy fitness and community center is in need of a Personal Trainer to offer fitness guidance through training sessions with our clients. The successful applicant will not only be responsible for taking on existing clients based on need, but also for soliciting new business and teaching gym members about the benefits of personal training. We’re looking for a motivated individual with experience in personal training and fitness promotion. We are looking to grow our training and group fitness programs and want to staff the facility with the best in the business. Since we are trying to grow our program with a needed younger clientele base, trainers with experience in working with youth, teens, and active young professionals will receive top priority. We are also bringing in a new program that is similar to a boot camp and HIIT style workout that will make us the first in the valley to have it! We would like to have a trainer be able to successfully lead this class and possibly others in addition to their personal training clients.

Requirements

  • Personal Trainers should have a current accredited certification and / or accredited bachelor’s degree in the health field.
  • Group Fitness certification a plus.
  • Sales experience a plus.
  • CPR certification a must.

Job Type
Part-time

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Kids Club Team Member

Direct Report
Kids Club Supervisor

Summary of Essential Job Functions
Kids Club Team Member is responsible for supervising children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Greet members and maintain a friendly and professional demeanor at all times
  • Maintain the cleanliness of toys and kids club area following each shift
  • Able to work well with groups of kids / infants in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Other Requirements
Must pass background check, get fingerprint clearance card, and submit TB test results.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Van Driver

Direct Report
Sr. Manager of Youth Services

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center is seeking Club J bus drivers/trolley drivers. Club J is the after-school program for grades K-5. The program has 200+ kids annually. The ideal candidate will need to be highly organized, prompt, reliable, and timely. The position requires energy, attention to detail, creativity, professionalism and willingness to work with a group of people towards the common goal of creating an outstanding after-school program. The safety of the children is the number one priority. Driver must be able to keep their group safe at all times and provide a fun, nurturing setting.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of the children
  • Direct supervision of the children while transporting them to and from their activities
  • Direct supervision of the children while transporting them to and from their school
  • Ability to positively manage the group
  • Flexible and able to adapt to different activity changes with short notice
  • Follow instructions and guidelines of the Club J program
  • Responsible for check in/out procedure of child participants
  • Adhere to Club J policies and procedures
  • Keep track of where every child is at all times

Minimum Requirements

  • Pass background check with positive results
  • Have a license and clean driving record
  • TB Test required
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card required-we can process
  • CPR-we can process through training
  • Professional behavior
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to manage groups of children
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Reliable/excellent attendance

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona

Schedule
As needed and required by the position.

Status
Non-exempt

Physical Requirements / Demands
Sitting, standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Education / Specialized Training
Valid driver’s license, CPR & First Aid.

Experience & Skills

  • Prior experience working with children ages 5 – 12
  • Experience driving a 15 passenger van or bus; preferred

Safety
Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.