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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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Director of Development

Come join the team at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester! We are located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton and we pride ourselves with providing our members not only with quality educational, cultural arts and social programming as well as state-of-the-art fitness, wellness and recreation programming, but also by providing an inclusive community center environment that welcomes families and members of all ages. We just completed a 16 million dollar renovation of our fitness, wellness and aquatics facilities! We are in search of a Director of Development who can join our team!


The Director of Development is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of the agency wide strategy for fundraising that includes the coordination for fundraising of various program departments in conjunction with the Associate Executive Director for Programs, and the oversight of special event fundraisers. The position will have a significant role in cultivating and developing new donors while growing and reinforcing the organization's strategic relationships with existing donors. The primary role is to design and drive development efforts to meet an annual revenue goal that will be determined each calendar year, and increase in subsequent years. This position will report to the Executive Director.


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
• Provide the primary key leadership in establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow the organization's visibility and fundraising budget by developing a strategic and annual fundraising plan that includes individual (community and major gift) and institutional (business and foundations) targets.
• Build an advancement strategy for major gifts, donor retention, and donor strategic development. Identify strategies to support the organization's programming goals by raising funds around issues that impact, deepen and enrich member's and the community's lives.
• Strengthen the culture of philanthropy by leading and engaging staff, volunteers, and Board members as they participate in fundraising efforts to expand community outreach through relationship building strategies that can be reviewed and measured monthly.
• Develop a management tracking system for reporting on proposals, corporate, individual and foundation's giving needs and maintain accurate records for all fundraising and advancement initiatives.
• Implement a consistent and innovative recognition and follow-up system and process for all individual, corporate and foundation gifts.
• Grow the development budget annually by a percentage determined each year and generate new annual revenue through solicitation of major gifts, grants, corporate and foundation support, an amount to be determined each year.
• Expand and diversify the donor / base pipeline through working closely with other team members (program Directors) to secure funding for new initiatives.
• Plan and organize fundraising and development activities with staff and lay leaders to create numerous, efficient and compelling opportunities for donors to support the JCC and to make the experience of giving both rewarding and gratifying.
• Serve as the primary staff for the development committee.
• Lead the development of a marketing strategy for telling the JCC story (through collaborating with internal staff resources) to create marketing collateral that can be used in presentations about planned giving, legacy planning etc. for individuals, foundations and corporations.
• Provide guidance and support to senior management team and key volunteers with key solicitations and donor cultivation.
• Research, write and submit grants for foundations and government agencies. Develop and submit monthly reports for tracking and measurement of efforts and results.
• Build relationships with donors and prospective donors to better understand their potential connections and potential contributions to the agency. Understand how to diversify the giving base to include non-Jewish donors, by identifying the top 25% of individuals with net worth who give to the community through philanthropic ways to support wellness, fitness, health, the arts, culture, children, youth etc.
• Implement donor recognition programs, stewardship and appreciation programs.
• Develop and initiate endowment and planned giving campaigns/programs.
• Develop and maintain system to identify and track donors and potential donors.
• Oversee department budget and resource allocation management.
• Supervise departmental staff.
• Partner with and support the senior management team.
• In conjunction with the development committee, prepare and present development updates to the Board of Directors.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and enjoys partnering with staff and volunteers to build and maintain a strong development team.
  • He or she will have experience and demonstrated success in building strong donor relations and a proven record of leading and empowering a team to fundraising success.
  • He or she must be comfortable in all aspects of fundraising including planning, goal-setting, making the case for support, donor identification, cultivation, asking and stewarding.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and listening skills are a must.
  • A minimum of five years of successful annual campaign experience.
  • Bachelor's degree is required. 
  • Good judgement, discretion, confidentiality, diplomacy, patience along with a sense of humor!
  • Knowledge of the Jewish community is helpful.


Applicants should send resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Fitness and Personal Training Director

Fitness and Personal Training Director

Come join the team at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester! We are located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton and we pride ourselves with providing our members not only with quality educational, cultural arts and social programming as well as state-of-the-art fitness, wellness and recreation programming, but also by providing an inclusive community center environment that welcomes families and members of all ages. We just completed a 16 million dollar renovation of our fitness, wellness and aquatics facilities!

Please apply via our website at http://www.jccrochester.org/jobs or email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NO phone calls please!

General Job Summary:

The Fitness and Personal Training director is responsible for managing, supervising , developing and carrying out the agency's mission in his/her assigned areas, namely the fitness center and personal training program. These responsibilities include program development, supervision, administration, direct services, customer services, member on boarding, recruitment and retention initiatives.

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 and manage budget
• Manage and approve hours for staff
• Develop, coordinate and evaluate programs
• Hire, train and supervise staff including personal trainers, fitness center, fitness technicians
• Manage personal training program
• Manage Fit Plan program
• Train/teach and perform one on one fit plan appointments
• Develop and manage fitness center schedule
• Sub and cover floor when needed
• Responsible for the safety of all the equipment in fitness center, fitness lab, and personal training program
• Responsible for updating any and all social media details related to her/his supervised areas
• Responsible for ongoing evaluation of supervised staff
• Work as an OD

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Supervises all Fitness Center Staff
• Supervises all Personal Trainers
• Supervises Fitness Equipment Technicians

Education:
• Bachelor's degree (B.A.)

Certifications:
• Personal Training Certification (selected organizations)
• CPR, First Aid & AED certified

Experience:
More than 6 years related experience or training.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Work, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Payroll Systems, Microsoft Publisher.

Other Requirements:
Director must maintain ALL Personal Training Certifications.

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.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:
• 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.

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.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to:
• Moving mechanical parts.
• Normal office environment.
• Use of computer keyboard.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Please note that all applicants, internal or external, are considered for all positions without regard to any protected category. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the JCC will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. In addition, to the aforementioned bases, marital status, sexual orientation and gender expression, arrest and convictions records, genetic predisposition and carrier status, political activities, beliefs or affiliations and certain legal activities conducted outside of work hours are protested bases in New York State. The JCC does not discriminate on the basis of any protected class, as required by federal or applicable state law.

 

Wolk Children's Center Assistant Teachers and Floaters

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 4:00 pm or 9:00 am through 6:00 pm for part-time positions have an availability from 9:15am through 3:45 pm OR 7:00 am through 1:00 pm OR 12:00 noon 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 for full-time employees which include medical, dental, PTO, sick days, paid professional development and a free fitness membership. The benefit of shaping young minds will last a lifetime, come join us!

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. .

 

Assistant Aquatics Director

Come join the team at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester! We are located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton and we pride ourselves with providing our members not only with quality educational, cultural arts and social programming as well as state-of-the-art fitness, wellness and recreation programming, but also by providing an inclusive community center environment that welcomes families and members of all ages. We just completed a 16 million dollar renovation of our fitness, wellness and aquatics facilities!

Assists the Aquatic Director in managing all aspects of all pool facilities and programming; provide support for off-site pools and for our summer camps Seneca Lake & Sisol aquatics programming.

 Eduction & Experience: A Bachelor Degree in Sports Management, Business or Recreation Management and 1-3 years experience in an Aquatics environment is preferred.

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.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:

Be physically capable to perform the duties of an aquatic instructor, lifeguard and swim instructor in 85 degree heat on deck as well as in the pool.

 • Stand, swim, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, grasping and twisting, climb or balance.
• Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
• Lift and/or move over 35 pounds
• Use of computer keyboard

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to: assist in the set up and pack down of major events hosted at the Center.

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.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to:
• Moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, extreme cold
• Normal office environment
• Risk of electrical shock, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions.
• Indoor and outdoor pool environments and all that they entail.

 

 

 

 

Gesher After School Care Teacher

Come join the team at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester! We are located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton and we pride ourselves with providing our members not only with quality educational, cultural arts and social programming as well as state-of-the-art fitness, wellness and recreation programming, but also by providing an inclusive community center environment that welcomes families and members of all ages. We just completed a 16 million dollar renovation of our fitness, wellness and aquatics facilities! 

Our Gesher After School Program at the JCC of Greater Rochester 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. The Gesher After School Program is accepting applications and resumes for Teachers for this dynamic and inclusive program.

We provide an after school program for children ages kindergarten through sixth grade. We promote interest based explorations using the talents of our staff to guide informal learning experiences. We love the spontaneous process of cultivating learning. Our staff encourages growth through conversation and play.

Are you:

18 years old or older?
Innovative with ideas?
Creative?
Perceptive to children’s needs?
Comfortable with school age children kindergarten through sixth grade?
Do you like to get dirty?

Do you love:
Sharing your interests and passions with children?
Kids who are energetic?
To have fun?
To lead by example?
Working with a team of other teachers to deliver interesting programming?

Here are some other things you might like to know like, OUR PERKS!
FREE membership to the JCC
25% discount on childcare
Personal Training Discounts

If this describes YOU, then apply to join our team!

Send Marisa Garber, our awesome Assistant Director of all things for school age kids, a cover letter describing WHY you like to work with school age children AND tell us a story about an activity or program you have run successfully with school age children. Include a resume too!  You must successfully complete a background and fingerprinting check prior to starting work.

Send this all to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lifeguards

Come join the team at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester! We are located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton and we pride ourselves with providing our members not only with quality educational, cultural arts and social programming as well as state-of-the-art fitness, wellness and recreation programming, but also by providing an inclusive community center environment that welcomes families and members of all ages. We just completed a 16 million dollar renovation of our fitness, wellness and aquatics facilities!  We are currently accepting applications for part-time positions for LIFEGUARDS.

If you're a motivated team player comfortable working in a community fitness and recreation facility, WE WANT YOU! Come and learn our member's names and be a part of our dynamic aquatics team! We maintain a strong customer service focus in everything we do. We are looking for collaborative and community-minded team players who can make our aquatics spaces a safe and fun place to work and play.

We are looking to fill all shifts Monday- Friday, 4:30am-10pm and Weekends, 7am-8:30pm. Most shifts are 3 to 6 hours in duration.

IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS for lifeguards who can work the following shifts or who hold their WSI certification:

Saturday nights 4:00 pm -9:00 pm

Sunday mornings 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

YOU MUST CONFIRM IN YOUR APPLICATION THAT YOU HOLD THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS AND PROVIDE THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR EACH:

• Lifeguarding Certification – American Red Cross preferred
• CPR for the Professional Rescuer
• First Aid Certification
• AED Certification
• WSI Certification is a plus!!

Here are some other things you might like to know like, OUR PERKS!

FREE membership to the JCC
In-service training
Certification renewals
25% discount on childcare
Personal Training Discounts

PLEASE APPLY WITH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER IMMEDIATELY TO OUR AQUATICS DIRECTOR, ROBERT WEST,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In your cover letter, please tell Rob how you, as a lifeguard, can partner with him to make this a great place to work and play.

 

 

Swim Instructors (WSI)

Come join the team at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester! We are located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton and we pride ourselves with providing our members not only with quality educational, cultural arts and social programming as well as state-of-the-art fitness, wellness and recreation programming, but also by providing an inclusive community center environment that welcomes families and members of all ages. We just completed a 16 million dollar renovation of our fitness, wellness and aquatics facilities! We are currently accepting applications for part-time positions for SWIM INSTRUCTORS.

If you're a motivated team player comfortable working in a community fitness and recreation facility, WE WANT YOU! Come and learn our member's names and be a part of our dynamic aquatics team! We maintain a strong customer service focus in everything we do. We are looking for collaborative and community-minded team players who can make a real difference in the lives of our members by teaching them how to swim and play safe around and in the water.

IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS for experienced swim instructors who can work the following shifts OR who hold their American Red Cross lifeguarding certification:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sundays  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Instructors will have opportunities to teach private lessons which are arranged through the Aquatics Director.

YOU MUST CONFIRM IN YOUR APPLICATION THAT YOU HOLD THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS AND PROVIDE THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR EACH:

• WSI Certification 
• CPR for the Professional Rescuer
• First Aid Certification
• AED Certification
• Lifeguarding Certification is a plus!! American Red Cross preferred 

Here are some other things you might like to know like, OUR PERKS!
FREE membership to the JCC
In-service training
Certification renewals
25% discount on childcare
Personal Training Discounts

PLEASE APPLY WITH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER IMMEDIATELY TO OUR AQUATICS DIRECTOR, ROBERT WEST, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In your cover letter, please tell Rob how you, as a lifeguard, can partner with him to make this a great place to work and play.

 

Lead Teachers-Wolk Children's Center

Are you looking for a full time opportunity as a Lead Teacher 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 4:00 pm or 9:00 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 $13.50 per hour and offers excellent benefits for full-time employees which include medical, dental, PTO, sick days, paid professional development and a free fitness membership. The benefit of shaping young minds will last a lifetime, come join us!

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. .