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:

Senior Manager of Youth Services

Responsibilities
The Senior Manager of Youth Services is responsible for the coordination of many of the programs run by the Youth Department, including Club J Afterschool program, Kid’s Club, Kid’s Night Out, Enrichment Classes and PM Care for all Shemesh Camp at The J programs. The Senior Manager is also expected to assist with all family programs, break camps and other youth programs where needed.

Duties Include, but are not limited to;

  • Coordinate and implement innovative, creative JCC programs for children according to trends and needs in our community.
  • Plan, implement and supervise all Club J activities, ensuring a well-rounded, engaging and innovative experience.
  • Hire and supervise all Club J staff.
  • Supervise the Youth Coordinator. Closely monitor all birthday parties and additional responsibilities assigned to the YC.
  • Oversee the Youth Theater Department and work closely with the Office Manager who will oversee all theater administrative tasks.
  • Hire all needed staff for Kid’s Club, drop off babysitting program. Oversee the scheduling, training and ongoing success of all staff. Identify areas where security needs to be addressed and maintain parent satisfaction.
  • Create, implement and supervise Kid’s Night out Saturday Night programs. Provide opportunities for our community to come together for innovative and fun programming.
  • Create and implement at least 6-8 enrichment classes a session to offer exciting new opportunities to our membership and community.
  • Work with the Director of Youth & Camping to create and implement all PM Care programming for Holiday Camps and Shemesh Camp at The J.
  • Develop and maintain youth programs and center-wide activities to ensure participation, positive membership growth and sustainability and add value to JCC membership.
  • Coordinate marketing efforts to ensure enrollment and participation in programs. This entails coordination with the JCC Marketing Department and Welcome Desk to include posters, and flyers, ensure that the information is appealing, and distributed on-time. Also, to be able to write articles and provide detailed information for public relations / marketing purposes.
  • Maintain accurate administrative records and budgets, and ensure that each all Youth program activities are coordinated with overall agency schedules, calendars, and promotional efforts. Each program should have its own budget.
  • Ensure timely evaluations of all Youth programs through program participant feedback forms and surveys. Share reports with committees and be able to make programmatic changes when necessary.
  • Hire, train, supervise, and monitor/evaluate the quality and progress of staff, ensuring that progress is made towards annual goals.
  • Maintain and submit appropriate records and/or reports when needed, and also explore and develop grant opportunities. Ensure compliance with district, state and federal guidelines, requirements, and laws.
  • Represent the JCC as a positive role model to others both within and outside the JCC while always striving to achieve the highest quality of customer service to all individuals and groups.
  • Supervise the care, security and maintenance of the JCC facility, equipment, supplies, and resources and ensure that all areas are clean and appropriate.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the Jewish Culture, values and traditions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Record of increased responsibility and success in program development, supervision and management with a JCC or Jewish community setting.
  • 3-5 years of experience in children department programming.
  • Knowledgeable of Jewish culture, traditions and celebrations.
  • Supervisory, program administration and budgetary experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written presentations.

Education
Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred in social services, social work, or an applicable field.

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.

Certified Fascial Stretch Therapists

Fascial Stretch Therapists must be certified and specialize in using the techniques to help with mobility and stretching needs of clients.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Attract and retain members by consistently providing excellent customer service and session experiences
  • Participate with the Fitness Department at the JCC toward member retention and monthly revenue goals
  • Provide clients with comprehensive program designs to help members achieve results, ensure they are satisfied with their 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 stretching 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 employees and members that share the space

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Must have current Fascial Stretch Therapy™ certification
  • Ability to promote/sell FST 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

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

Pilates Instructors

Pilates Instructors must be an experienced Pilates teacher with knowledge of 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.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • 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

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • 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

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

Fitness Floor Staff Attendant

Direct Report
Fitness Manager

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
Fitness Floor Staff Attendant is responsible for member service, fitness floor standard operation and monitoring cleanliness in the Fitness Center.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Greet members and guests and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Oversee cleanliness of equipment and supplies of the fitness area
  • Assist guests in obtaining information & conduct equipment orientations
  • Ability to work independently, utilize initiative, be organized and meet deadlines
  • Ability to be able to react calmly and effectively in emergency situation

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