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Employment

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the JCC are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. The JCC does not discriminate on the basis of any protected class and follows all applicable federal and state laws. We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and achievement of goals for all employees.

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Current employees:

Swim Instructor for our NEW Pool Facilities!

The JCC of Greater Rochester is currently accepting applications for part-time positions for: SWIM INSTRUCTOR. We are looking for motivated team players comfortable working in a structured environment. Our members provide our community fitness center with dedicated clientele, and we encourage a strong customer service focus in our team.

This position is for classes on Tuesday-Thursday 4-5:30pm, and Saturday-Sunday 10am-2pm teaching lessons at all levels.

Candidates MUST have WSI certification to apply and MUST provide expiration of certification when applying.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and JCC policies
Follow swim lesson progression guidelines
Arrive punctually for all shifts
Maintain a consistent work schedule where you always exceed members' expectations
Excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
Provide motivation, encouragement and positive energy to each student in each lesson.
Submit proper administrative paperwork for all payroll accurately and timely
Tracking of each client's swim lessons and fee payments
Actively participate in department meetings
Assist in the development, implementation and marketing of innovative swim programs
Active participation in meetings and training programs including in-service training; maintain current Red Cross WSI and CPR/AED certification
Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center
Notify Aquatics manager or a manager of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen, or equipment in need of repair
Create practice schedules
Understand and anticipate the needs of members; be attentive, listen carefully and follow up
Maintain a clean, safe work environment

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will possess the following skills, abilities and experience:

Current certifications in lifeguarding, CPR for the professional rescuer, first aid, and AED
Water Safety Instructor Certification
Requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques
Knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving techniques and first aid, recognize hazardous situations, and adopt effective courses of action
Ability to properly extract victims from the water to the pool deck
Require attentiveness to visual and audible cues for recognition and identification of swimmers in distress or in process of unsafe behaviors
Mobility around and in the pool
Effective communication skills and engage positively with membership
Excellent communication with employees, members, and guests
Enthusiastic, friendly attitude and professional appearance
Reliable team player with the ability to work under pressure and multitask
A flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Some experience necessary in instructing
Benefits and Pay:
The JCC of Rochester is proud to offer competitive pay starting at $18-$20, based on experience, along with other excellent benefits which include membership to the fitness, wellness and recreation department, sick days, in-service training and renewal of certifications.

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Local candidates only:

Rochester, NY

 

Lifeguard

JCC Information:
The JCC of Greater Rochester provides a wide spectrum of programs, events, fitness, childcare, spiritual and educational opportunities, and more. We provide for the social, cultural, educational, recreational, and health-related needs of the Jewish community and the Greater Rochester community. The JCC serves the whole family and welcomes all ages, faiths, and backgrounds.

Principal Responsibilities:
The JCC of Greater Rochester is currently accepting applications for part-time positions for: LIFEGUARD. We are looking for motivated team players comfortable working in a structured environment. Our members provide our community fitness center with dedicated clientele, and we encourage a strong customer service focus in our team.

The JCC of Greater Rochester located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton provides its members with quality educational and social programs and services, is currently undergoing renovations to provide members with a state of the art fitness and aquatic facility.

We are looking to fill shifts Monday- Friday 7am-10pm and Weekends 7am-8pm.

Benefits and Pay:
The JCC of Rochester is proud to offer competitive pay starting at $9-$11, based on experience, along with other excellent benefits which include membership to the fitness, wellness and recreation department, sick days, in-service training and renewal of certifications.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and JCC policies
2. Arrive punctually for all shifts
3. Maintain a consistent work schedule where you always exceed members' expectations
4. Excellent communication all members and staff
5. Submit proper administrative paperwork for all payroll accurately and timely
6. Actively participate in department meetings
7. Assist in the implementation and marketing of innovative swim programs
8. Active participation in meetings and training programs including in-service training; maintain current Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR/AED certification
9. Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center
10. Notify Aquatics manager or a manager of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen, or equipment in need of repair
11. Understand and anticipate the needs of members; be attentive, listen carefully and follow up
12. Maintain a clean, safe work environment

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will possess the following skills, abilities and experience:
1. Current certifications in lifeguarding, CPR for the professional rescuer, first aid, and AED
2. Requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques
3. Knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving techniques and first aid, recognize hazardous situations, and adopt effective courses of action
4. Ability to properly extract victims from the water to the pool deck
5. Require attentiveness to visual and audible cues for recognition and identification of swimmers in distress or in process of unsafe behaviors
6. Mobility around and in the pool
7. Effective communication skills and engage positively with membership
8. Excellent communication with employees, members, and guests
9. Enthusiastic, friendly attitude and professional appearance
10. Reliable team player with the ability to work under pressure and multitask
11. A flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
12. Ability to stand for long periods of time

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Member Service Representative

Looking for a friendly, outgoing, reliable individual who knows how to make a great first impression! Our members love approachable representatives who engage in conversation easily with a welcoming smile!

You will provide a wide variety of ongoing services to members, guests, and staff, including conducting all financial transactions and switchboard operations. Check-in and warmly greet all members and guests while serving as a security checkpoint. Serve all the various departments within the JCC and keep abreast of the multitude of changing JCC programs and offerings in the areas of: fitness, aquatics, Jewish life, youth programming, summer camp, theater, special programs, classes/seminars, the film and book festivals, and more. Register participants in classes and programs.

This is a part-time position (12-18 hours per week). Hourly compensation is $9.50-$10.50 based on experience. Free fitness membership included!

Your work availability should include: weekday mornings & afternoons and weekends. Shifts throughout the week vary.

Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience: Customer service experience is required. Demonstrated proficiency on a computer, with phone skills and multi-tasking are a must. Ability to work well in a busy environment and interact with a diverse membership and staff population.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word and the internet. Familiarity with a membership database system is a plus.

Other Requirements: 

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required, using common sense, analytical skills and a friendly, logical approach to interactions.

Strong basic math/finance skills – judiciously managing multiple financial transactions using various forms of payment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Stand up to 6 hours per day.

· Reach with hands and arms, grasping and twisting.

· Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

· Use of computer keyboard & screen.

· Conduct walking tours of facility.

Please respond including:
- Resume
- Detailed Availability (including how many hours you are looking for)
- Cover letter explaining why you would make an excellent candidate for this position
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Group Fitness and Wellness Director

General Job Summary:
The Group Fitness and Wellness Director is responsible for scheduling, supervising, and coordinating all aspects of the Group Fitness programs at the JCC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
• Develop, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the existing Group Fitness, Spinning, Yoga and Pilates program
• Develop annual budget
• Create and implement new programming to keep current with industry trends.
• Hire, train, and supervise department staff.
• Coordinate and supervise all special events related to Group Fitness, including holidays and weekends when needed
• Teach weekly fitness classes and sub when necessary.
• Act as OD when needed.
• Represent the JCC in community events.
• Follow and support agency mission, policies, and procedures

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Provide supervision, leadership, motivation, guidance and support to all Group Fitness, Spinning, Yoga and Pilates staff.
• Attend weekly meetings with FWR Director.
• Attend FWR department meetings.
• Attend exempt and program staff meetings.
• Hold staff meetings for department staff several times a year.
• Coordinate in house instructor training, certification workshops, and continuing education with various National fitness organizations.
• Provide new staff with department orientation.
• Monitor and approve biweekly payroll and time sheets (ADP system).
• Maintain accurate records including but not limited to class attendance, program statistics, program evaluations, participants evaluations, staff evaluations, maintenance records, equipment inventory, sign-in sheets, etc.
• Monitor and secure the cleanliness of the studios, the proper functioning of all sound equipment, and the condition of the equipment.
• Work closely with the FWR Director and Marketing department to promote programs, events and customer relations in a timely fashion.
• Adhere to deadlines for submission of magazine information and class schedules.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in fitness or business related field.

Certifications:
• A nationally recognized and current Group Fitness Instructor certification.
• A current CPR/AED and O2 administration certifications.
• Current certifications for all specialty classes taught (i.e. BodyPump, Spinning, Yoga, etc.).
Experience:
1-2 years related experience or training

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Payroll systems.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, grasping and twisting, climb or balance.
• Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
• Lift and/or move up to 35 pounds
• Use of computer keyboard
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to instruct group fitness classes and perform all physical demands required for each class.
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to assist in moving fitness equipment, aid in set up and/or tear down of special events.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform within the described work disabilities to perform within the described work environment.

• Normal office environment for all office duties
• Safe, clean, well equipped studios for Group Fitness classes during all teaching times. It is the responsibility of the Group Fitness Director to monitor and maintain these conditions.

Please send resumes to Eke Aiono at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Gesher After School Care Teacher

Responsibilities: Gesher offers an innovative after school care program that provides enriching classes and activities for children enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade. The program encourages independence through daily choices, and a focus on learning social skills. The Jewish Community Center offers a wide range of facilities including multiple classrooms, playgrounds, fields, tennis courts, gyms, pool, etc. Gesher is accepting applications and resumes for Teachers in the After School Program. This position requires the ability to:

• Run a classroom by providing structure, organization, behavior management and community building activities

• Maintain a clean and organized physical space

• Communicate with parents

• Plan and carry out programs that interest kindergarten through sixth grade students.

Qualifications:

Enrollment or degree in childhood or early childhood education program preferred. Experience working with children is required. This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills.

This position is during the school year Mondays through Fridays from 2:30 (or 3:00) to 6:00 PM

Please send resumes to Olivia Frost at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Kindercrew Lead Teacher

Department: Gesher Before and After School Care
Reports To: Director/Assistant Directors of Children's Services
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm, school year

General Job Summary:
The Kindercrew teacher is responsible for running and maintaining a homeroom of students. This includes setting up and maintaining the physical classroom environment, supervising children and managing behaviors, customer service while working with and greeting parents, and planning and implementing curriculum that interests kindergarteners and enriches what they are learning in school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
• Run a classroom by providing structure, organization, behavior management and community building activities
• Develop curriculum that enriches subject matter learned in school
• Maintain a clean and organized physical space
• Communicate with parents daily
• Plan and carry out programs that interest kindergarten through sixth grade students.
• General supervision and engagement of children

Qualifications:
New York State Teaching Certification in Early Childhood, Childhood or Special Education, and a BA in Early Childhood Education or related field. Master's degree preferred. This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must have experience interacting with a diverse population including students, parents and staff.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Select those required and add additional if needed.
• Ability to assist children and staff in an emergency situation.
• Lifting of heavy supplies and materials up to 35 lbs.
• Ability to kneel, bend, squat, stand, and sit on the floor.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform within the described work disabilities to perform within the described work environment. Select those required and add additional if needed.
• Normal classroom environment
• Outdoor environment
• While performing the duties of this job the employee may be exposed to hot, cold or inclement weather

 

Please send resumes to Olivia Frost at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Assistant Teacher

Are you looking for a full time opportunity as an Assistant Teacher or Floater in a highly respected Early Learning Center? Do you have direct, proven experience working with children ages 8 weeks to pre-k? Do you want to have a positive impact on the young lives we serve? If you answered "Yes!" to these questions, then we, at the JCC Wolk Children's Center located in Brighton, have a great opportunity for YOU!

Come join our team of valued professionals who provide exemplary early care and educational opportunities for our children.

Candidates must be warm, caring, patient, creative and flexible. You must possess a strong work ethic. You must have open availability Monday through Friday, 7:00 am through 6:00 pm.

Candidates must have the strength, endurance and vigilance required to maintain supervision of children, including sitting on the floor, lifting and carrying children up to 40 pounds.

Candidates should possess experience working in a classroom setting or privately with young children. Most importantly, candidates must LOVE working with young children, taking part in their growth and development.

The JCC of Rochester is proud to offer competitive pay starting at $10 per hour and offers excellent benefits which include medical, dental, PTO, sick days, paid professional development and membership. The benefit of shaping young minds will last a lifetime.

 

Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Sitter Service Attendant

Monday – Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Saturdays 8am-4pm, Sundays 9am-2pm. Other days and evenings on sub basis.

Looking for an extremely reliable, responsible and dependable individual who is outgoing and enjoys being around children! Candidate must have experience caring for children 6 weeks and up and be able to work in a team environment.

Must have reliable transportation. You must be friendly, customer service oriented and have a positive attitude!

If interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with your resume and answers to the following questions:
-why this would be great job for you?
-describe what experience that you have working with children
-outline your availability each week
-specify when you can start and how many hours you are looking for (PT/FT)

 

 

 

Telefundraiser

Position: Telefundraiser

Department: Development

Hours: Part Time/Seasonal: Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday, 5-8 pm, 6-12 hours/week, July-November, successful candidates may be asked to stay on.

Compensation: $11 per hour. We provide a JCC membership during time of employment. The Telefundraiser is responsible for increasing contributions to the Jewish Community Center by contacting current members and program participants as well as current and previous JCC supporters and upgrading, renewing or obtaining their support of the JCC's Capital and Annual Campaigns.

Responsibilities include:
- Engaging donors and prospective donors in conversation about the JCC's programs
- Soliciting and confirming gifts over the phone
- Obtain and ensure accurate recording of contact details, credit card information, and recognition information
- Achieving specific goals based on number of gifts, total dollars raised, and % of gifts fulfilled

Qualifications desired:
- Attention to detail
- Comfortable making cold calls
- Knowledge of the JCC and its programs
- Ability to communicate clearly
- Sense of humor
- Ability to obtain maximum results with minimal supervision

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .