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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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Chief Financial Officer

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 Chief Financial Officer who can join our executive team! 

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all financial matters of the JCC. S/he develops and oversees the financial well-being of the JCC by providing operational and programmatic support to the JCC. The CFO will report to and work closely with the executive director and directly partner and assist the associate executive directors on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. In addition, s/he will partner with the senior leadership and the board of directors to develop and implement financial strategies across the organization which includes financial projections, creating growth plans and preparing necessary financial reports.

Specific Responsibilities
Finance
• Report financial status and oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed
• Oversee cash, investment and asset management
• Oversee financial strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships
• Develop and utilize forward looking, predictive models and activity based financial analysis to provide insight into the JCC's operations and business plans
• Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions and minimizing the impact of variances
Planning, Policy and Investor Relations
• Coordinate the development and monitoring of departmental and agency budgets
• Develop financial business plans and forecasts
• Participate in JCC policy development as a member of the senior staff team
• Engage the finance committee and investment committees of the board of directors to develop short, medium and long term financial plans and projections
• Prepare the agency's annual budget
• Represent the JCC to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors and auditors
• Remain current on non-profit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding non-profit operations
Accounting and Administration
• Oversee the accounting staff and ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions and their reports
• Oversee all payroll and purchasing activity for staff
• Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures
• Ensure timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial and management reporting for funders and foundations
• Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly financial reports for the board of directors and staff and its relationship to the annual budget
• Attend board and committee meetings as assigned including lead staff for audit, finance and investment committees
• Monitor banking activities
• Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns/information
• Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
• Investigate cost-effective benefit plans with the director of human resources for the agency with the goal of attracting and retaining qualified individuals

Qualifications
The CFO will be a seasoned and mature leader with at least 10+ years of broad finance experience. S/he will have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex non-profit in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and with multiple funding sources and stakeholders.  

To apply, candidates must possess the following:

• Minimum of a BS, a CPA and/or MBA preferred
• Experience in a senior financial management role, partnering with executive staff and board of directors resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills
• Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills
• Excellent organizational skills

Please apply with your resume and cover letter to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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.

 

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. .

 

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. .

 

Gesher After School Care Teacher

The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton provides its members not only with quality educational, social programs and services, but is also currently undergoing renovations to provide members with a brand new, state of the art fitness and aquatic facility.

The 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.

This position requires the ability to:

Manage a classroom by providing structure, organization, behavior management and community building activities.
Maintain a clean, safe and organized physical space.
Communicate effectively with parents.
Plan and carry out programs that interest kindergarten through sixth grade students.
Have fun with staff and children alike!

         To be eligible to apply you must have:

Enrollment in or a degree in childhood or early childhood education studies or related field. Work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Experience successfully working with children.
Experience planning and implementing activities that interest children.
Creativity,a collaborative work style and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Physical Demands of this position include:

Stand, 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.
Occasionally required to lift and/or carry small children.

Job Type: Part-time

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

Required education:

High school or equivalent

 

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

 

 

 

Lifeguards for the NEW Pool Facilities & Outdoor Splash Park

The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester is accepting applications immediately for part-time positions for: LIFEGUARD.

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 as we open our new pools! 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.

The JCC of Greater Rochester located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton provides its members not only with quality educational, social programs and services, but is also currently undergoing renovations to provide members with a brand new, state of the art fitness and aquatic facility.

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

PLEASE BE SURE TO CONFIRM IN YOUR RESPONSE 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!!

Candidates who fail to provide these specific details will not be considered for the interview process.

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:

• FREE individual membership to our newly renovated fitness, wellness and recreation department & new pools
• in-service training
• certification renewals

PLEASE APPLY WITH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER IMMEDIATELY TO OUR AQUATICS DIRECTOR, ROBERT WEST.

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.

Please send your information to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Swim Instructors for the NEW Pool Facilities & Outdoor Splash Park

The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester is accepting applications immediately 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 as we open our new pools! 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.

The JCC of Greater Rochester located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton provides its members not only with quality educational, social programs and services, but is also currently undergoing renovations to provide members with a brand new, state of the art fitness and aquatic facility.

Our swim lessons are offered Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:30pm and on Sundays, 10am-2:00pm beginning approximately mid-May, 2016. Most instructors will also teach private lessons which are arranged through the Aquatics Director.

PLEASE BE SURE TO CONFIRM IN YOUR RESPONSE 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 – American Red Cross a PLUS!!!!!

Candidates who fail to provide these specific details will not be considered for the interview process.

Benefits and Pay:
The JCC of Rochester is proud to offer competitive pay starting at $11 per hour, based on experience, along with other excellent benefits which include:
• FREE individual membership to our newly renovated fitness, wellness and recreation department & new pools
• in-service training
• certification renewals

PLEASE APPLY WITH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER IMMEDIATELY TO OUR AQUATICS DIRECTOR, ROBERT WEST.

In your cover letter, please tell Rob how you, as a SWIM INSTRUCTOR, can make a difference in the lives of those you teach to swim.

Please send your information 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

The Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester located alongside the Erie Canal in Brighton provides its members not only with quality educational and social programs and services, but is also currently undergoing exciting renovations to provide its members with a brand new, state of the art fitness and aquatic facility.

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.