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Every staff member at the J has the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.

Thank you for your interest in joining the J team! The J is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. If you wish to be considered for one of our openings, please specify the position for which you are applying and submit your resume, cover letter and application.

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Current Open Positions

Full time

Assistant Fitness Manager - Creve Coeur/SFC

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for an Assistant Fitness Manager- SFC to join our team at our Creve Coeur location. This is a full-time, nonexempt position eligible for our robust benefit and employee discount package. Our facilities offer private personal training studios with cutting-edge equipment as well as a comprehensive fitness and sports operation including indoor and outdoor spaces for training, aquatics programming, recreational sports leagues, and an extensive group exercise program which include Pilates reformer studios. Applicants should have flexibility to work a schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

Summary:

The Assistant Fitness Manager is responsible for fitness center onboarding processes, programming, and member experience.  Our goal is to exceed members’ expectations in the areas of customer service and achieving their personal goals. This position is split 50% performing management/programming duties and 50% performing personal training or teaching of Signature classes.

Responsibilities

  • As the lead for Polar Age Body Assessment, work directly with Fitness Director and Fitness Managers to ensure protocol is standardized, up to date, and all new personal trainers are trained on proper use. Load new members into the system using the Membership team’s DSR reports and contact new members by phone or email within 48 hours of enrollment. Create and conduct in-house wellness programs and events.
  • Partner with our corporate clients to create and conduct corporate wellness “lunch and learn” sessions promoting wellness. Together with our Corporate Partnership Manager conduct presentations highlighting the potential of Polar Body Age Assessment to potential corporate membership partners. Educate staff and members on the value of wellness programming. Track and report corporate account usage, and work with Corporate Partnership Manager to support our corporate clients.
  • Together with Assistant Fitness Manager at Fox, create and implement Signature Group Trainings and Small Group Programming across the J Fitness operation, providing current and exciting programs to our members. Work with Marketing to plan and design a campaign to attract customers to these classes. Hold special events or showcases of classes. Educate staff on these programs. Track and prepare reports on program growth and revenue. Measure progress against goal.
  • Working collaboratively with the Assistant Fitness Manager at Fox, create and implement new youth and older adult programming across the J Fitness operation. Work with Marketing to plan and design a campaign to attract customers to these classes. Hold special events or showcases of classes. Educate staff on these programs. Track and prepare reports on program growth and revenue. Measure progress against goal.
  • As certified CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor, ensure staff is current on required certifications and safety trainings for position. Provide continuing education and in-service programs to staff at least twice per month. Track staff certifications and communicate upcoming training requirements to staff.
  • Fitness Center staff members function as emergency responders for the JCC along with Aquatics staff. Ensure all staff are properly certified and understand J Emergency Procedures.
  • Assist with implementation of and staff education on Polar Body Age Assessment and quarterly fitness challenges at the SFC building. Lead the implementation, training, and delegation of tasks and duties for each challenge. Track participation and outcomes and celebrate success stories.
  • Drive member retention through use of our software and online tools, marketing programs, and personalized member contact (phone, face to face). Analyze and proactively determine who may be a retention risk and develop strategic outreach plan to the identified customers.
  • Promote, develop, and administer safe and effective goal-oriented personal training programs for your clients, which have been approved by the JCC and/or the approved national fitness certification agencies. Present the benefits of personal training to all members and demonstrate the value of the program. Be aware of and able to offer current Fitness specials/promotions and be aware of programs offered across the J.
  • Ensure excellent customer service and customer responsiveness to all customers, internal and external, from yourself and the Fitness staff.
  • As a member of the management team, manage fitness operations with a focus on excellence. Ensure standard procedures are followed, implemented, and continuously improved. (i.e. recordkeeping, physical inspections, maintenance, OSE, OSHA, etc.) Provides direct supervision to staff when necessary and when formally scheduled as “Manager on Duty”.
  • Understand and be committed to the mission and vision of the J. Be knowledgeable about programming at the J and advocate for both programs and staff.  Participate in and promote programs and events.
  • Coordinate with other departments within the J to identify opportunities and develop interdepartmental programming. Develop and ensure effective collaboration between the Fitness and Wellness staff both within the team and with other J departments.
  • Monitor fitness and wellness programs, services, and sales activities of the J as well as those of our competitors. Analyze and recommend changes and or new concepts to keep our product/equipment offerings current.
  • Track and prepare program reports (participation, revenue, sales, etc.) and monitor progress vs. goal.
  • Follow all policies and procedures of the J and ensure that the Fitness team does the same.
  • Attend necessary meetings, events, and training sessions as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required. BA/BS in related field is preferred.
  • Must hold a current, nationally recognized personal or athletic trainer certification.
  • Prior supervisory/management experience is required.
  • Experience with fitness industry member management software is desired and or demonstrated ability to learn new software applications.
  • Must be familiar with retail point of sale processes and best practices.
  • Basic knowledge of fitness equipment, service, and maintenance is desired.
  • Strongly developed customer service skills as demonstrated through prior work experiences are required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED for Professional Rescuer is required. Training provided if expired.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends is required.
  • Physically must be able to bend, stoop, carry, and lift up to 50 lbs.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, Assistant Fitness Manager-SFC.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Family Center Supervisor - Chesterfield

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Family Center Supervisor to join our team. This 30-hour-per-week full-time, exempt position is based at our Chesterfield location and is eligible for our benefits plan (medical, dental, pension, 403b, life/LTD/ADD, program discounts, etc.). Candidates for this position must be able to travel between our locations and those of our community partners as necessary for meetings.

Summary:

The Family Center Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership and vision for the Family Center and KidZone at the Marilyn Fox Building and working in tandem as partners with the Staenberg Family Complex Family Center Supervisor in providing programs and outreach to meet the needs of Jewish families with children ages 0-5.  Programs typically includes classes as well as special Jewish holiday and community events including Tour De Fun and other collaborative efforts i.e. support groups with hospitals, classes and events in collaboration with other organizations, and open play.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and vision for the Family Center programs by setting yearly goals, establishing policies and objectives, engaging lay committees and volunteers being sure to address the needs and interests of the Family Center community as well as the mission of the department.
  • Create programs and classes that directly respond to the needs and interest of Jewish families with young children ages 0-5.
  • Responsible for scheduling classes, hiring, training, supervising and working with instructors and/or teaching classes directly, creation of class curriculum, recruiting participants, handling registration, reserving rooms, and program evaluations/quality.
  • Represent the department at Family Center programs and activities. Welcome participants at beginning/end of ongoing programs if not directly teaching. Help connect participants to the Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life and to the J.
  • Supervise KidZone Coordinator at Marilyn Fox building.
  • Work with KidZone Coordinator to outreach to participating Jewish families in KidZone
  • Plan and implement the annual Tour De Fun, working with Dad’s committee, helping with sponsorship solicitations, securing vendors, managing budget and execution of all elements of the program. Works together with agency Volunteer Coordinator to identify volunteers to support the event.
  • Work in collaboration with external community partners, synagogues, Jewish Federation, Concierge for Young Jewish Families and PJ Library in reaching out to engage young families into the Jewish community.
  • Work collaboratively with Early Childhood Centers, J departments, Family Center Supervisor at SFC, and colleagues in the St Louis Jewish Community to plan programs and activities for the Family Center.
  • Staff appropriate committees as needed (Mom’s Action Committee, Tour De Fun) being sure to utilize committee to plan upcoming programs/classes, maintain active ongoing communication/partnership with chair and committee, utilize committee members to engage families into the JCC, and maximize the use of committee members’ skills.
  • Attend department meetings at the J and related meetings in the St Louis Jewish community to represent program.
  • Oversee and monitor program budgets and financial expectations; work in partnership with Agency departments on budgets and fundraising/sponsorship.
  • Work with the J Marketing department to develop program marketing plan and materials for the Family Center. Use personal outreach to build community.
  • Assist, as needed, with other JCC special programs for families with children ages 0-5.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in related field (Education, Social Work, Psychology, etc.).
  • Prior experience working with children, preferably early childhood age.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Prior experience working with volunteers or volunteer organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects from conception to completion.
  • Must be a team player who is able to work across departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform community outreach.
  • Able to handle shifting priorities.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).

To apply for this position please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Maintenance III: Assistant Supervisor - Operations

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full-time Maintenance III Assistant Supervisor-Operations to join our Buildings and Grounds team. This nonexempt position is eligible for our full benefits package. This position has the opportunity to learn about each of our locations as the work schedule requires time at both.

Wednesday and Thursday: Chesterfield location, 2-10:30pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Creve Coeur location, 2-10:30pm
Monday and Tuesday: Days off

Summary
Under guidance of the Maintenance III Supervisor, be responsible for directing the work of B&G employees for their daily responsibilities.  Ensure the daily set up and take down for all related events within J facilities.  Perform minor preventative or routine maintenance associated with facilities.  Ensure proper working condition of all building equipment.  Depending on schedule, this role is the acting supervisor on duty in the absence of the Maintenance III Supervisor.

Responsibilities

  • Assign, direct, coordinate and be responsible for the work of all employees, either directly or through leading employees as the case may require.
  • Coordinate physical set ups in the buildings and on the grounds for meetings and extracurricular performances, such as concerts, lectures, athletic events, etc.
  • Lock and unlock doors to classrooms, lecture rooms, offices, etc.
  • Collect debris removed from the buildings and place in containers for removal by truck.
  • Replace burnt out lightbulbs as needed.
  • Mop, sweep and scrub floors and other surfaces when needed.
  • Routine walk through of locker and restroom to ensure cleanliness. If not clean, follow through with needed related work.
  • Launder, fold and restock towels as needed.
  • Drive agency vehicle to perform deliveries between buildings of things such as towels, lunches, mail, etc. May also drive locally to deliver and pick up items as necessary. Drive campus to ensure security of campus and outdoor facilities
  • Move furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous equipment as directed.
  • Collect waste paper and recyclables.
  • Sweep or shovel snow from entrances, walks and drives
  • Delivery of items from back dock area to various departments.
  • Alert Supervisor of any unusual occurrences, damage that has taken place, and work that needs to be completed as a result of various room activities
  • Maintain open, professional and courteous communications with all staff/management/customers.
  • Ensure any building mechanical or electrical equipment are in proper working condition.
  • Assist the MIII Technician, MIII Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor when needed.
  • Attend and participate in training and staff meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required; Related College or Technical degree preferred.
  • Three years of experience in maintenance and operation of industrial, public, or institutional buildings; two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity is required.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with other J staff, lay leaders and customers.
  • Current MO Class E Chauffeurs license is required for use of Agency vehicles. Must obtain within 30 days of employment if do not currently have.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification is required and must be able to obtain if not current. Training is provided.
  • Must be able to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Must be able to write detailed repair reports.
  • Must be able to hear bearing and motor noises.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 80lbs in weight.
  • Must be able to climb and work using a ladder up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Must be able to work inside and outside in all types of weather.

Physical Demands (if required to assist in Laundry):

Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by building environmental systems; however, laundry staff must be able to work in extreme temperatures found in laundry rooms (+80F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please be sure to indicate the title (Maint III Asst Supv Ops) of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Early Childhood Teacher - Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center has openings for Full-Time Teachers to join our Early Childhood Program at our Creve Coeur location. These positions are full time and include our employee benefits package (medical, dental, pension, 403b, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, etc.

Available positions begin in August:
Creve Coeur: Five 8-hour days with start & end times between 7:00am-6:00pm (multiple positions)

Overview:

The J’s Early Childhood Program is accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct and Conscious Discipline curriculum frameworks.  We provide care for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years of age in a safe, warm, nurturing environment that helps children feel good about themselves and the world around them. Our program operates from 7am to 6pm, Monday – Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver curriculum for assigned class
  • Schedule, prepare and conduct parent-teacher conferences for your class.
  • Set up, take down and clean classroom as necessary.
  • Follow all Missouri licensure and J guidelines in the course of your work.
  • Perform anecdotal record keeping, for example, daily observations, injury reports, parent inquiries, etc.
  • Communicate professionally with parents and coworkers. Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Communicate and interact appropriately with children
  • Attend in-service workshops, conferences, staff meetings, and special events as required.
  • Earn 18 continuing education credits per year.
  • Incumbent in the position is required to become First Aid and CPR certified upon hire (training provided) and certification must be kept current.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree in Education or related field
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Prior education experience
  • Training and experience using the Project Construct Curriculum Framework

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 18
  • High School Diploma (or GED) required.
  • Minimum of 9 credit hours of Early Childhood Education coursework is required.
  • Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to physically stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and lift children up to 50lbs.
  • Able to accompany children outside to playground, to gym class, and to swim class (teachers are in the water)

Teachers are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Registry. Active registration must be maintained for employment at our center. Annual TB testing and current Hepatitis A vaccinations are required per state regulations.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position title, “Early Childhood Teacher-Creve Coeur” and the schedule you are applying for.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Early Childhood Teacher - Chesterfield

The Jewish Community Center has openings for Full-Time Teachers to join our Early Childhood Program at our Chesterfield location. These positions are full-time and include our employee benefits package (medical, dental, pension, 403b, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, etc).

Available positions:

Chesterfield

Four 10 hour days with start and end times between 7am-6pm (multiple positions; scheduled day off TBD)

Overview:

The J’s Early Childhood Program is accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct and Conscious Discipline Curriculum Frameworks.  We provide care for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years of age in a safe, warm, nurturing environment that helps children feel good about themselves and the world around them. Our program operates from 7am to 6pm, Monday – Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver curriculum for assigned class.
  • Schedule, prepare and conduct parent-teacher conferences for your class.
  • Set up, take down and clean classroom as necessary.
  • Follow all Missouri licensure and JCC guidelines in the course of your work.
  • Perform anecdotal record keeping, for example, daily observations, injury reports, parent inquiries, etc.
  • Communicate professionally with parents and coworkers. Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Communicate and interact appropriately with children.
  • Attend in-service workshops, conferences, staff meetings, and special events as required.
  • Earn 18 continuing education credits per year.
  • Incumbent in the position is required to become First Aid and CPR certified upon hire (training provided) and certification must be kept current.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance.
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree in Education or related field
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Prior education experience
  • Training and experience using the Project Construct Curriculum Framework

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 18.
  • High School Diploma (or GED) required.
  • Minimum of 9 credit hours of Early Childhood Education coursework.
  • Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to physically stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and lift children up to 50lbs.
  • Able to accompany children outside to playground, to gym class and to swim class (teachers are in the water).

Teachers are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Registry. Active registration must be maintained for employment at our center. Annual TB testing and current Hepatitis A vaccinations are required per state regulations.

 To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position title and schedule for which you are applying, “Early Childhood Teacher-Chesterfield.”

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Kitchen Worker II

We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a Kitchen Worker II to join our Kitchen J team. This full-time position is located at our Creve Coeur facility and includes our full benefits package. Position is scheduled to work Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm. Kitchen J provides daily meals for our Early Childhood and Adult Day Center programs, an evening meal for Covenant House residents, home delivered meals for area residents, and catering services.

General Description:
The Kitchen Worker II is a member of our Kitchen J team responsible for the preparation of food in JCC kitchens for senior programming, adult day center, early childhood center, home delivered meal program, and catering orders. Regulations require Hepatitis A vaccination for this position.

Duties:

  • Provide exemplary customer service.
  • Prepare hot and cold foods as directed by Assistant Supervisor.
  • Prepare baked goods, salads and desserts.
  • Assist with preparation and packaging of all home delivered meals.
  • Help to serve meals as required.
  • Assist with catering.
  • Store, label and rotate all foods and supplies in proper manner.
  • Maintain cleanliness in kitchen and storage areas.
  • Clean equipment as needed.
  • Responsible for end of day clean up.
  • Maintain sanitation standards.
  • Assist in putting away deliveries.
  • Adhere to Kashrut laws.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; additional training/schooling preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of prior food preparation experience.
  • Safe Serve Certification is a plus.
  • Ability to prepare food as directed.
  • Ability to read recipes and department order sheets.
  • Knowledge of weights and measurements necessary for proper food preparation.
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment needed for food production.
  • Good physical condition, including the ability to stand for prolonged periods, lift up to 25lbs, bend, stretch, and walk to other areas on campus.
  • Clean personal appearance.
  • Visual and auditory acuity.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Part time

Youth Theatre Coordinator

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part-time Youth Theatre Coordinator to join our Cultural Arts team. This position is expected to be 25 hours per week and primarily located at our Creve Coeur location; however, candidates should be available to work at our Chesterfield location as necessary.

Summary:

Our Youth Theatre program is an inclusive educational theatre program for children in grades 2-10.  In addition to learning about theatre, we strive to help students build confidence, improve communication and increase skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, and supervise all staff for Youth Theatre.
  • Review and maintain payroll for all staff.
  • Create, implement, and staff Youth Theatre Programs in the Fall and Spring for children k-8th grade including room bookings, workshops and classes. Ensure program offerings are current and meet community needs. Entails selecting, ordering and producing plays.
  • Schedule and supervise rehearsals and performances negotiating conflicts and any disciplinary issues
  • Select scripts for Youth Theatre program and obtain performance rights or supervise the commission of new works.
  • Facilitate communication between staff including production meetings, scheduling, deadlines and collaboration issues.
  • Coordinate set, sound, and lighting design with New Jewish Theatre Technical Director and Youth Theatre production staff to stay within budget and creatively portray the story using suggestive set pieces and projection techniques. Work with customer and parents to use stock costumes minimizing new purchases.
  • Manage House during performances and organize all aspects of House Management including tickets, playbills, concessions, fundraisers and volunteers.
  • Facilitate all necessary communication with parents including registration materials, order forms for playbill advertisement, photos and DVDs, rehearsal information and all other correspondence and performance materials.
  • Maintain theatre, program supplies, equipment and spaces.
  • Work with Box Office Manager to process all ticket sales including online and at door sales.
  • Monitoring and organization of registrations and rosters of Youth Theatre participants
  • Together with the Marketing Department, develop marketing strategy and campaign materials for Youth Theatre. This includes articles, brochures, postcards, program guide entries, audience identification, etc. Create and assist in design of printed materials in collaboration with Marketing/RICOH including playbills, posters, brochures and other materials. Perform regular outreach to past participants and utilize cross-promotional opportunities as appropriate.
  • Monitor revenues and expenditures for Youth Theatre to assure sound fiscal control. Together with supervisor prepare annual budget and participate in regular budget review meetings. Ensure that assigned area is operating within established budget and identify and perform cost control activities.
  • Utilize excellent customer service skills, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, members, vendors, and the community.
  • Perform regular reviews of existing programs, utilizing available Agency feedback tools, and revise or change programs as indicated.
  • Hire additional vendors for specific needs (photographer, videographer, florist, etc.)
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency. Ensure all staff receives appropriate training.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required. Attend all rehearsals and performances.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in arts-related field is required.
  • 3-5 years experience in arts, theatre, and education is required.
  • Strong, multi-disciplinary Artistic and Technical Theatre knowledge is required.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated ability to multi-task and perform under changing priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite. Must have proven ability to learn new software programs.
  • Knowledge of various arts media and techniques is required.
  • Must enjoy and work well with children.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and work with children, coworkers, and parents.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekends to meet program requirements.
  • Must be able to physically help as needed with set construction, moving props/arts supplies or maintaining backstage space This includes pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50lbs, use of ladders up to 25 ft tall, able to use basic hand and power tools and ability to bend, stoop, walk around facility.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, “Youth Theatre Coordinator.”

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (Sat/Wed)

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part-time Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (W/Sa) to work various shifts. This position is located at our Creve Coeur facility. We are specifically looking for a male attendant to service our men’s locker rooms during these shifts.

Work schedule for this position is:

Wednesday: 5-10pm
Saturday: 2-10:30pm

Position Summary:

The Laundry Attendant maintains a clean and healthy environment within the J.  Duties include laundry, controlling stock and inventory, seeing to general cleanliness, making coffee, and more while maintaining customer service and hospitality to our members.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to our customers in all interactions.
  • Sort, fold, and wash laundry.
  • Collect and deliver laundry from/to various points within our facility including the men’s locker rooms.
  • Safely operate necessary equipment to perform job tasks (clothes washer, clothes dryer, elevator, etc.).
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization throughout work area.
  • Assist other Building and Grounds team members in maintaining a clean and organized facility.
  • Help with general cleanliness tasks as necessary, such as restocking paper towels, wiping down the counters, picking up used towels, cleaning unexpected spills, etc.
  • Perform inventory as necessary.
  • Follow and abide by all J rules and policies.
  • Attend J and departmental meetings as required.
  • Regular attendance is essential for successful performance in this role.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Prior customer service experience is desired.
  • Prior laundry experience is preferred; however, will train.
  • General knowledge of basic cleaning chemicals and their safety is a plus.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language used in the workplace; good written and verbal communications skills are essential.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must be able to spend majority of shift walking, twisting, bending, pushing, stooping, and pulling.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast- paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

Physical Demands:

Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by building environmental systems; however, laundry staff must be able to work in extreme temperatures found in laundry rooms (+80F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and completed J application in response to this posting to careers@jccstl.org. Please be certain to identify the position, “Maintenance II Laundry Attendant (W/Sa)”, for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant - Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center currently has openings for part-time Fitness Floor Equipment Attendants to join our team at our Creve Coeur location. All shifts are currently available (day, evening and weekend).

Summary: Position is responsible for day to day inspections and upkeep of equipment, this includes regular cleaning and executing smaller repairs, as directed by supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure all equipment is in working order: inspect equipment and power sources/cords for defects or malfunctions, utilize the Equipment Maintenance Log to communicate resolved and unresolved issues and repairs made, communicate and work with vendors directly to coordinate repairs. Report any issues via established protocol and resources. Ensure appropriate customer communication is in place by updating the communication log on all actions and efforts taken toward resolving documented issues. Execute regular preventative maintenance as needed and recommended by equipment manufacturers.
  • Clean equipment daily: clean the floor, particularly under and around cardiovascular equipment; wipe down equipment pads and grips with disinfectant; dust off or wipe down all exterior surfaces of strength training equipment, raise treadmills and vacuum under decks.
  • Re-rack all weights, bars, and attachments to maintain a neat, organized workout area.
  • Provide quality customer service to our members: welcome all to the Fitness Center, provide encouragement/assistance in achieving fitness goals, answer questions, take messages, answer phone, assist with emergencies, provide members with information as needed, perform adjustments to TVs and viewing screens, and educate members about policies/procedures.
  • Must be knowledgeable about all safety and emergency procedures for the equipment and for the J. Ensure member safety while on duty.
  • Learn, follow, and enforce all JCC rules, policies and procedures. Follow departmental dress code policy.
  • Be familiar with programs and equipment available at the JCC; share this knowledge with customers.
  • Promptly open or close Fitness Center in accordance with established procedure.
  • Process point of sale transactions and schedule appointments per procedure in CSI.
  • Attend staff and departmental meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification is required. Training provided if necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service is required.
  • Must be able to effectively interact with a diversity of individuals.
  • Prior experience in repair and overhaul of fitness equipment is preferred. Strong mechanical aptitude is required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in working with electronic equipment which includes: televisions, cardio theater systems and viewing screens.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to follow projects to completion while keeping stakeholders informed along the process.
  • Physical effort is required to perform daily duties: lifting and moving weights up to 50lbs, bending, squatting, spotting, sitting, walking, and reaching.

To apply for these positions please submit your resume, cover letter, availability, and completed application to careers@jccstl.org. Applications are available for printing on the Employment section of our website (note this is not an online application). Please indicate in the subject line of your email the title of the position you are applying for, “Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant-Creve Coeur.”

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

KidZone Babysitter - Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center has part-time openings for Babysitters to join our Kidzone staff at our Creve Coeur location. Shifts are typically from 8am to 12pm (weekdays), 8-12:30pm (weekends), 4pm to 8pm (weekdays) and occasional Saturday evenings.

Immediate openings for our Creve Coeur location:

  • Part-time positions available for all shifts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Welcome all children and parents to KidZone babysitting.
  • Provide general care for KidZone children including feeding, changing diapers, assisting with restroom usage, and providing discipline when necessary.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, interactive environment where children can play, grow, and explore.
  • Assist in implementation of specialized child care programming for various age levels.
  • Interact with all children at various levels of understanding through games, activities, and general play.
  • Answer telephone and accept reservations from parents in a courteous manner.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with parents.
  • Maintain parental instructions for each child when appropriate.
  • Fill out and organize all necessary forms and documentation.
  • Assist in promoting agency programs and services.
  • Create a comfortable, positive, and welcoming environment.
  • Follow and enforce all J policies.
  • Comply with safety and emergency policies.
  • Attend all meetings as requested by supervisor.
  • Arrive promptly at scheduled work time.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must have/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Prior child care experience is required.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required.
  • A professional appearance and pleasing personality.
  • Must be able to perform the physical effort required to carry out daily duties, lifting children up to 30 pounds, bending, squatting, sitting on the floor, and reaching.

To apply for this position please submit your resume, cover letter, desired shifts/days, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please indicate the position title, “Kidzone Babysitter-Creve Coeur,” in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Director, Theatre Unlimited

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Director for Theatre Unlimited. This is a part-time, seasonal position for this year’s production in April 2017.  Rehearsals begin in December, lasting until April as follows but are subject to change: Wednesday evenings, 7:00 to 9:00pm, and on Sundays, 2:00 to 4:00pm. Technical rehearsals are Sunday-Tuesday, April 2-4. There are three performances on April 5, April 6, and April 9.

Theatre Unlimited is one of St Louis’ oldest theatre companies for adults with disabilities. A new show is produced each year providing an inclusive and fun experience for all who wish to participate.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and provide list of prospective plays for upcoming season. Review with Inclusion Coordinator to select most appropriate play.
  • Working with the Music Director, assign parts. Assignments should match to cast member’s strengths and interests. All participants are cast.
  • Provide artistic vision of the show in collaboration with Inclusion Coordinator keeping in mind the cast members’ abilities.
  • Plan rehearsal details and conduct rehearsals and performances in a fun but safe manner. Communicate plans with cast, crew and Inclusion Coordinator.
  • Work alongside the Technical Director at the Jewish Community Center to ensure a safe stage set up is achieved.
  • Block the show and teach to cast. Provide simple choreography as needed.
  • Working with the Music Director, create a cohesive story for the production.
  • Assist actors with character development while sharing with them the vision for the show.
  • Develop a costume plot with the Costumer. Keep in mind ease of use and allocated budget.
  • Along with Production Assistants ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be returned are accounted for.
  • Be mindful of allocated budget and ensure that the production is completed within budget.
  • Communicate respectively and regularly with parents/guardians/participants and proactively address their concerns. Keep Inclusion Coordinator informed of any concerns, how the show is proceeding, and about any communications which are to be sent out.
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required. Attend all rehearsals and performances.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • College degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities is required.
  • One or more years of previous directorial experience is required or several years of theatre experience across disciplines.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Patience and ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification is a requirement of the position. Training will be provided as necessary.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, “Director, Theatre Unlimited.”

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Music Director, Theatre Unlimited

The Jewish Community Center has a part-time opening for a Music Director, Theatre Unlimited. This seasonal position works with Theatre Unlimited, one of St Louis’ oldest theatre companies for adults with disabilities. A new show is produced each year providing an inclusive and fun experience for all who wish to participate. Rehearsals begin in December 2016 and will continue until our three performances at the beginning of April. Rehearsals take place on Sunday afternoons (2-4pm) and on Wednesday evenings (7-9pm) at our facility in Creve Coeur. There are three performances on April 5, April 6, and April 9, 2017.

Responsibilities:

  • Together with the director, assign vocal parts to cast members
  • Plan and conduct music rehearsals and music related elements of production in a fun but safe manner.
  • Provide piano accompaniment during rehearsals and performances.
  • Provide individual assistance to cast members in learning their parts.
  • Find or develop a rehearsal cd.
  • Along with Director, ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be returned are accounted for.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians/participants and proactively address their concerns. Keep Inclusion Coordinator informed of any concerns, how the show is proceeding, and about any communications which are to be sent out.
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required. Attend all rehearsals and performances.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • College degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in piano in order to provide accompaniment during rehearsals and performances.
  • Prior experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities is required.
  • One or more years of previous theatre experience is required. Prior experience as a school music teacher is strongly desired.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Patience and ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification is a requirement of the position. Training will be provided as necessary.

 

To apply for this position please send your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to careers@jccstl.org . Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, “Music Director, Theatre Unlimited.”

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Production Assistants, Theatre Unlimited

The Jewish Community Center is seeking part-time Production Assistants for our Theatre Unlimited program. This is a part-time position for this year’s production in April.  Rehearsals begin in December, lasting until April as follows but are subject to change: Wednesday evenings, 7:00 to 9:00pm, and on Sundays, 2:00 to 4:00pm. Technical rehearsals are Sunday-Tuesday, April 2-4. There are three performances on April 5, April 6, and April 9.

Summary

Production Assistants provide support to adults with developmental disabilities as they participate in Theatre Unlimited at the J.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to adults with developmental disabilities as they participate in Theatre Unlimited which can include identifying and making accommodations to activities to allow for full participation, facilitation of transitions or sensory breaks, assistance with personal care needs, appropriate management of crisis situations related to behavior or health, etc.
  • Work cooperatively with the Director and Music Director of Theatre Unlimited
  • Complete progress notes thoroughly on designated participants goals throughout the entire program(including show dates)
  • Ensure each participant signs in and out of each practice and assist with follow up with those who are absent
  • Attend all technical rehearsals and show dates, as well as trainings and meetings as required.
  • Together with the Director ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be returned are accounted for.
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all J rules, regulations, and standards
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required; Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Current college student or graduate in a related field preferred
  • Experience working closely with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Understanding of unique needs of adults with developmental disabilities
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in the program
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to varying skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist adults in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness, or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control in a dynamic environment
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification is required and must be maintained. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Must be registered with and in good standing with the Family Care and Safety Registry

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the position title for which you are applying in the subject line of your email, “Production Assistant, Theatre Unlimited.”

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (F/Sa)

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part-time Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (F/Sa) to work various shifts. This position is located at our Creve Coeur facility. We are specifically looking for a female attendant to service our women’s locker rooms during these shifts.

Work schedule for this position is:

Friday, 2pm – 8:30pm
Saturday, 4pm – 8pm

Position Summary:
The Laundry Attendant maintains a clean and healthy environment within the J.  Duties include laundry, controlling stock and inventory, seeing to general cleanliness, making coffee, and more while maintaining customer service and hospitality to our members.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to our customers in all interactions.
  • Sort, fold, and wash laundry.
  • Collect and deliver laundry from/to various points within our facility including the women’s locker rooms.
  • Safely operate necessary equipment to perform job tasks (clothes washer, clothes dryer, elevator, etc.).
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization throughout work area.
  • Assist other Building and Grounds team members in maintaining a clean and organized facility.
  • Help with general cleanliness tasks as necessary, such as restocking paper towels, wiping down the counters, picking up used towels, cleaning unexpected spills, etc.
  • Perform inventory as necessary.
  • Follow and abide by all JCC rules and policies.
  • Attend JCC and departmental meetings as required.
  • Regular attendance is essential for successful performance in this role.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Prior customer service experience is desired.
  • Prior laundry experience is preferred; however, will train.
  • General knowledge of basic cleaning chemicals and their safety is a plus.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language used in the workplace; good written and verbal communications skills are essential.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must be able to spend majority of shift walking, twisting, bending, pushing, stooping, and pulling.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast- paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well paced mobility.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

Physical Demands:
Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by building environmental systems; however, laundry staff must be able to work in extreme temperatures found in laundry rooms (+80F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and complete J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate “Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (F/Sa)” in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Sunday Friendship Program Assistants

The Jewish Community Center is looking for part-time Program Assistants to join our Inclusion team to support our Sunday Friendship Group. These part-time positions work two Sundays per month during the course of the program and occasional other times for staff meetings or trainings. Program meets at our Creve Coeur location and takes trips out into the community as well.

Sunday Friendship Group provides an opportunity for adults with developmental disabilities to come together either at the Jewish Community Center or at an off-campus location to socialize and make new friends two Sundays each month.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Inclusion Specialist to plan and arrange two events each month. This should be done with enough advance notice for marketing to take place.
  • Responsible for any necessary preparations such as purchasing food, games, or activity supplies.
  • Communicate with Inclusion Specialist regarding transportation, volunteer, and reservation needs.
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the event to set up or prepare for participant arrival.
  • Check in participants and collect payment if necessary.
  • Discuss expectations with participants prior to the start of the event.
  • Communicate expectations with volunteers prior to the start of the event.
  • Supervise participants and provide support according to their needs.
  • Oversee and coordinate volunteer staff in their responsibilities during the event.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians/participants and proactively address their concerns. Keep Inclusion Specialist informed of any concerns, how the programs proceed, and about any communications which are to be sent out.
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required.
  • Write and maintain progress notes pertaining to each participant’s goals.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required. Minimum of 18 years of age is required.
  • College degree in a related field or current college student is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities is required.
  • Patience and ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification is a requirement of the position. Training will be provided as necessary.

Registration in good standing on the MO Family Care and Safety Registry is required for these positions.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and complete J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate “Program Assistant – Sunday Friendship” in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

 

Registered Nurse - Adult Day Center

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Registered Nurse. This is a part-time position available in our busy Adult Day Services Program located at our Creve Coeur facility. This position is a daytime position, working on Mondays from 7:30am to 6:00pm. No nights or weekends.

Purpose of the Job:  To perform all health monitoring and nursing services in accordance with state law and licensure requirements.  Maintain or improve the health of participants through observation, medication administration and health monitoring of participants throughout the day; provide emergency first aid assistance when necessary.

Essential Tasks:

  • Provide health care monitoring and medication administration to the participants on a daily basis. Conduct monthly weight and blood pressure checks for all participants and record to file.
  • Assist the participants with mobility and transfers (from chair or wheelchair) during transition periods throughout the day.
  • Provide toileting and personal care assistance to those participants who need assistance by providing physical assistance, verbal cues, as well as shower assistance.
  • Create, communicate and update daily shower, toileting, physical therapy, and medication schedules. Review the daily transportation list to know attendance for the day and any cancellations.
  • Maintain contact with families and physicians when physical changes are noted, new participant paperwork is needed, medications require refill, documentation of medication change is needed,  personal care items require replenishment or a fresh change of clothes are needed.
  • Throughout the day check mailbox, voicemail/phone and respond to inquiries or forward to the appropriate person. Check the team communication log for any participant or staff updates.
  • Provide health education to families and co-workers which will benefit program participants.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of medication administration/inventory, patient charting, Medicaid charting, and personal care schedule. Ensure all state and licensure requirements are met.
  • Participate in care planning sessions.
  • Along with Care Plan Team, conduct admission assessments to determine suitability for our program and participant needs.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings.
  • Greet participants in the lobby each morning; provide name tags, safety guards and mobility assistance as needed. Help participants arriving on our transport buses transition into the building.
  • Assist with dining room coverage while the participants are eating breakfast and lunch.
  • Ensure modification of meals to meet the specific needs and diets of each participant during breakfast, lunch and snack times.
  • Provide afternoon mobility assistance to participants who are returning to our transport buses to go home.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold current Missouri nursing license (RN)
  • Must have current CPR/First Aid/AED certification (training provided if expired)
  • Good interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills are required.
  • Prior experience in a geriatric setting is required.
  • Ability to work with cognitively impaired, developmentally disabled and or medically frail adults.
  • Visual and auditory acuity.
  • Physical ability to lift 50 pounds, transfer and assist participants up to 250 pounds.

Position requires registration on MO Family Care Safety Registry which must be maintained for continued employment. Annual TB testing is required per state requirements as is a current Hepatitis A vaccination.

Position is subject to a pre-employment background check and physical (includes drug test).

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Kidzone Babysitter-Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center has part-time openings for Babysitters to join our Kidzone staff at our Creve Coeur location. Shifts are typically from 8am to 12pm (weekdays), 8am-12:30pm (weekends), 4 to 8pm (weekdays) and occasional Saturday evenings.

Immediate openings for our Creve Coeur location:

  • Part-time positions available for all shifts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Welcome all children and parents to KidZone babysitting.
  • Provide general care for KidZone children including feeding, changing diapers, assisting with restroom usage, and providing discipline when necessary.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, interactive environment where children can play, grow, and explore.
  • Assist in implementation of specialized child care programming for various age levels.
  • Interact with all children at various levels of understanding through games, activities, and general play.
  • Answer telephone and accept reservations from parents in a courteous manner.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with parents.
  • Maintain parental instructions for each child when appropriate.
  • Fill out and organize all necessary forms and documentation.
  • Assist in promoting agency programs and services.
  • Create a comfortable, positive, and welcoming environment.
  • Follow and enforce all J policies.
  • Comply with safety and emergency policies.
  • Attend all meetings as requested by supervisor.
  • Arrive promptly at scheduled work time.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must have/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Prior child care experience is required.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required.
  • A professional appearance and pleasing personality.
  • Must be able to perform the physical effort required to carry out daily duties, lifting children up to 30 pounds, bending, squatting, sitting on the floor, and reaching.

 

To apply for this position please submit your resume, cover letter, desired shifts/days, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please indicate the position title, “Kidzone Babysitter-Creve Coeur,” in the subject line of your email. The J application is available on the Employment section of our website for printing. Note that this is not an online form.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Maintenance II Laundry Attendant (Fri/Sat)

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part-time Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (F/Sa) to work various shifts. This position is located at our Creve Coeur facility. We are specifically looking for a female attendant to service our women’s locker rooms during these shifts.

Work schedule for this position is:

Friday: 2 to 8:30pm
Saturday: 4 to 8pm

Position Summary:

The Laundry Attendant maintains a clean and healthy environment within the JCC.  Duties include laundry, controlling stock and inventory, seeing to general cleanliness, making coffee, and more while maintaining customer service and hospitality to our members.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to our customers in all interactions.
  • Sort, fold, and wash laundry.
  • Collect and deliver laundry from/to various points within our facility including the women’s locker rooms.
  • Safely operate necessary equipment to perform job tasks (clothes washer, clothes dryer, elevator, etc.).
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization throughout work area.
  • Assist other Building and Grounds team members in maintaining a clean and organized facility.
  • Help with general cleanliness tasks as necessary, such as restocking paper towels, wiping down the counters, picking up used towels, cleaning unexpected spills, etc.
  • Perform inventory as necessary.
  • Follow and abide by all JCC rules and policies.
  • Attend J and departmental meetings as required.
  • Regular attendance is essential for successful performance in this role.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Prior customer service experience is desired.
  • Prior laundry experience is preferred; however, will train.
  • General knowledge of basic cleaning chemicals and their safety is a plus.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language used in the workplace; good written and verbal communications skills are essential.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must be able to spend majority of shift walking, twisting, bending, pushing, stooping, and pulling.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast- paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well paced mobility.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

Physical Demands:

Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by building environmental systems; however, laundry staff must be able to work in extreme temperatures found in laundry rooms (+80F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please be certain to identify the position, “Maintenance II Laundry Attendant (F/Sa),” for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

KidZone Babysitter - Chesterfield

The Jewish Community Center has part-time openings for Babysitters to join our KidZone staff at our Chesterfield location beginning in August. Shifts are typically from 8am-12pm (weekdays), 8am-12:30pm (weekends), 4-8pm (weekdays) and occasional Saturday evenings.

Openings for our Chesterfield location beginning in August:

  • Part time positions available for weekdays, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-12noon.

Responsibilities include:

  • Welcome all children and parents to KidZone babysitting.
  • Provide general care for KidZone children including feeding, changing diapers, assisting with restroom usage, and providing discipline when necessary.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, interactive environment where children can play, grow, and explore.
  • Assist in implementation of specialized child care programming for various age levels.
  • Interact with all children at various levels of understanding through games, activities, and general play.
  • Answer telephone and accept reservations from parents in a courteous manner.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with parents.
  • Maintain parental instructions for each child when appropriate.
  • Fill out and organize all necessary forms and documentation.
  • Assist in promoting agency programs and services.
  • Create a comfortable, positive, and welcoming environment.
  • Follow and enforce all J policies.
  • Comply with safety and emergency policies.
  • Attend all meetings as requested by supervisor.
  • Arrive promptly at scheduled work time.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must have/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Prior child care experience is required.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required.
  • A professional appearance and pleasing personality.
  • Must be able to perform the physical effort required to carry out daily duties, lifting children up to 30 pounds, bending, squatting, sitting on the floor, and reaching.

To apply for this position please submit your resume, cover letter, desired shifts/days, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the position title, “Kidzone Babysitter-Chesterfield”, in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Counselor, The Club - Fox Chesterfield

Starting in August, The Jewish Comunity Center has part-time openings for Counselors at The Club, our before and after school care children’s programming. This position will also work the occasional full day (9:00 am- 3:00 pm) on an as-needed basis for our Vacation Day, Spring and Winter Break, and Snow Day programs. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate and lead kindergarten through fifth-grade children in a variety of activities such as swimming, crafts, sports, cooking and provide homework help.

Openings available for:

  • Chesterfield location: Monday-Friday, 2:15pm to 6:00pm (starting August 15th)
  • Substitute Counselors

Duties include:

  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of offered activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe children’s behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Assist in enriching programming during snow days and when school is out
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all JCC rules, regulations, and standards
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; Current college student or graduate in related field desired
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in program
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to child’s’ age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control in a dynamic environment
  • Commitment to both morning and afternoon hours is preferred
  • Past Judaic experiences are a plus

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. The J application is available on the employment section of our website for printing. Note that it is not an online form. Please indicate in the subject line of your email which position (Counselor, The Club-Fox or Substitute Counselor, The Club-Fox) and the location and shift you are applying for.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Counselor, The Club - SFC Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center has part-time openings starting in August at the Jewish Community Center for Counselors at The Club our before and after school care children’s programming. This position will also work the occasional full day (9:00 am- 3:00 pm) on an as-needed basis for our Vacation Day, Spring and Winter Break, and Snow Day programs. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate and lead kindergarten through fifth-grade children in a variety of activities such as swimming, crafts, sports, cooking and provide homework help.

Openings available for:

  • Creve Coeur location: Monday-Friday, 3 to 6pm
  • Vacation days, Snow Days and Winter/Spring Break programs typically from 8:45am-3:15pm or 11:45am-6:00pm on early release days.
  • Substitute Counselors for both morning, 6:15-8:30am and afternoon, 3-6pm

Duties include:

  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of offered activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe children’s behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Assist in enriching programming during snow days and when school is out
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all JCC rules, regulations, and standards
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; Current college student or graduate in related field desired
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in program
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to child’s age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control in a dynamic environment
  • Commitment to both morning and afternoon hours is preferred
  • Past Judaic experiences are a plus

 

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . The J application is available on the employment section of our website for printing. Note that it is not an online form. Please indicate in the subject line of your email which position you are applying for and shifts/days you are available to work (Counselor, The Club- SFC).

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Counselor, The Club - Lafayette Prep

The Jewish Community Center has openings beginning in August for Counselors at The Club, our before and after school care children’s programming. These part time positions are located at Lafayette Preparatory Academy (1900 Lafayette Street; St Louis, MO 63104). This position will also work the occasional full day (9:00 am- 3:00 pm) on an as-needed basis for our Vacation Day and Snow Day programs. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate and lead kindergarten through fifth-grade children in a variety of activities such as crafts, sports, cooking and provide homework help.

Openings available for:

  • Monday-Friday, 2:45pm to 6:00pm

Duties include:

  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of offered activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe children’s’ behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Assist in enriching programming during snow days and when school is out
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all JCC rules, regulations, and standards
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; Current college student or graduate in related field desired
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in program
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to child’s’ age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control in a dynamic environment
  • Commitment to both morning and afternoon hours is preferred
  • Must be certified in First Aid & CPR (training is provided if necessary)

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . The J application is available on the employment section of our website for printing. Note that it is not an online form. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position (Counselor, The Club—Lafayette Prep) for which you are applying.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Member Services Coordinator - Part Time

The Jewish Community Center has openings for part-time Member Services Coordinators to join our team. Our Member Services Coordinators work at our various customer desks: Front, Fitness and Pool (summers only). These positions are located at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Applicants must have availability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays. A typical schedule for our Member Services Coordinators is 15-20 hours per week.

We are currently hiring for both night and weekend shifts.

Summary

Provide exemplary customer service for all internal and external agency constituents by assisting visitors/ members of the J as well as provide for the safety and well-being of patrons throughout the facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Say, “hi” to all incoming members and guests and greet them with enthusiasm. Efficiently check members in, provide them with guidance as required, and direct guests to the Sales Team.
  • Sell and process memberships when required. Proactively engage guests to convert to members. Facilitate campus tours, ensure applications are properly completed, verify status, and take pictures for membership cards. Serve as liaison between members and program areas.
  • Answer multi-line telephone system: answer a variety of questions regarding programs and classes offered, center operations, etc. Must develop in-depth knowledge of agency offerings and core activities.
  • Accept reservations/registrations for classes, services (massage), programs, and courts. Add registrants to appropriate rosters and process payments as necessary.
  • Ensure that workspace and equipment are cleaned on a regular basis. Use proper materials and safety apparatus, as needed, to successfully complete said task.
  • Report any and all deficiencies and/or issues to the appropriate supervisor utilizing prescribed communication tools and method. Learn and follow all J procedures regarding accidents, emergencies, and incidents.
  • Respond to member and guest queries about programs, services, and various pieces of equipment and their utilization and operation.
  • Return all equipment to its designed space at regular intervals during shift, including weights, balls, mats, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Current CPR Certification for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and AED. Must be maintained to hold position; training will be provided if do not already hold certification.
  • Prior customer service and sales experience desired.
  • Prior experience working or as a consumer in the fitness industry and interacting with people of all physical abilities is preferred.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a busy environment.
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written directions and communicate effectively with internal and external audiences in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer orientation.
  • Ability to perform as a strong team player in a high-performance team.
  • Proficient and able to operate general office equipment, including computer, copier, picture ID camera, fax, printer and switchboard telephone. Demonstrated skill and ability to use Microsoft Office and to learn other organizational software programs.
  • Independently apply and carry out policies and procedures within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Must have the flexibility of schedule to work mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, be able to sit at a desk, walk throughout our facility, stoop/bend, reach, talk, hear, and lift and or move up to 50 pounds. The Pool Desk requires working outside during the summer in a shaded space with only fans for cooling.
  • Commitment to agency mission.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, J application and cover letter (including desired shifts) to careers@jccstl.org . The J application is available for printing on the employment section of the J’s website. Note that it is not an online form. Please be sure to indicate in the subject line of your email the title of the position you are applying for: “Member Services Coordinator – PT”

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Massage Therapists

The Jewish Community Center has openings for part-time Massage Therapists at our Creve Coeur location. Our spa is housed within our Staenberg Family Complex Health and Wellness Building, a large modern fitness and community-based facility. Our structured and organized spa features a serene and tranquil environment, full laundry service, private and couples massage rooms as well as fully stocked locker rooms featuring showers, steam, sauna, and whirlpool for your clients to use.

Compensation is percentage commission based with hourly draw. Position provides all supplies, marketing and administrative support with no back bar charge to the therapists.

Massage schedules are blocked in 5-hour shifts (am and pm). Day, evening and weekend shifts are available.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform consecutive quality massage sessions.
  • Be able to communicate and promote the benefits of massage therapy to our clientele.
  • Provide an excellent experience by having a helpful and friendly attitude.
  • Responsible for maintaining professionalism and cleanliness of spa.
  • Adhere to local and state licensing laws and regulations.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, ensuring all communications are professionally handled.
  • Tailor massage sessions to a client’s needs.
  • Be self-motivated at building your business and utilize promotional opportunities available to you.
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times.
  • Follow all J policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold a valid Missouri State license; no provisional licenses allowed.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform various massage modalities including (but not limited to): Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, PreNatal Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Couples Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, and Chair Massage.
  • Must have demonstrated customer service orientation.
  • Two years of related work experience is preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to create a consistent professional client base and desire to achieve compensation goals increasing revenue on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and management.
  • Available to work one weekend and one evening shift per week and or as needed.
  • Must be team-oriented and able to work for the benefit of the team.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to be punctual and reliable.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and indicate the shift(s) you are available to work.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

J Cafe - Concession Counter Attendant

The Jewish Community Center has openings for part-time Counter Attendants to join our team to work in our J Café and Concession at our Creve Coeur location. Our J Café and Concession are open seven days per week with midday and early evening shifts available at this time. These part time positions require flexibility in schedule and will average from 10-25 hours per week depending on candidate availability and business needs.

Summary:
Responsibility ranges from cleaning to taking orders, to making food items, to serving the food.  The Counter Attendant generally performs an array of duties in a restaurant environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Prior to opening, make sure all the ingredients and raw materials are in stock and prepped. Ensure tables and chairs are clean and properly set out as well as make sure the work area is clean.
  • Count and total cash drawer at beginning and end of shift. Turn in totals to supervisor.
  • Take food and beverage orders from the customers. Record and process the orders in our computerized system (CSI), present bill to customer, collect payment and deposit cash.
  • Prepare and serve food and beverages according to customer orders.
  • Ensure napkins, cutlery, straws etc. are made available at each table or upon customers demand.
  • Pick up debris from around the tables, floors, counters, and serving areas.
  • Clean dishes, tables, counters and floor space throughout shift as necessary. Ensure entire restaurant/kitchen area is cleaned before leaving.
  • Take a stock of all the items once the restaurant is closed to customers and report to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Work Conditions:
Will work in Café (indoors) and Concession (air-conditioned with window to customers outside) which serves outdoor pool area.

Qualifications:           

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • A current ServSafe Sanitation Certificate, preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and decision-making skills are required. Must be able to deliver orders without long lead times.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English while listening effectively to correctly take orders.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a calm and composed nature to address customer needs and be able to work with difficult customers are necessary.
  • Good housekeeping skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills to accurately process bills and order payments.
  • Must be able to effectively liaise with co-workers, customers, chefs, and managers.
  • Experience and ability to ensure high-quality food production and presentation is required.
  • Must have knowledge of the general use and care of kitchen equipment, including but not limited to grill machines, deep fryer, soda fountain, coffee machines, etc.
  • Must have basic Microsoft Office Suite knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook) and demonstrated ability to learn and use inventory and billing/cash register software. We use CSI for this and will train in use of it.
  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods; to lift, bend, stretch, reach, stoop, push, pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds; and to walk to other areas on campus. Visual and auditory acuity necessary to perform the job is required.

Current Hepatitis A vaccination is required per state regulations (provided if necessary).

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for and your availability in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Lifeguard Swim Instructor

The Jewish Community Center has open positions for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors. These part-time positions are available at our Chesterfield and Creve Coeur locations. Positions are available immediately for all shifts. Our Aquatics program takes place in six indoor and outdoor pools and includes lap swimming, water walking, aqua exercise classes, swim team, lessons, water slides, and children’s water play features.

Summary:

Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exemplary customer service to members and provide for their safety and well-being of our members by professionally guarding the pool according to J and American Red Cross standards.
  • Recognize and respond quickly and effectively in emergencies complying with all safety and emergency procedures.
  • Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.
  • Teach swim lessons (group/individual) and aquatics exercise classes (with appropriate certifications).
  • Inspect the facility on a daily schedule and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor.
  • Assist in maintaining a neat, organized and clean pool deck and aquatics office
  • Answer the telephone and respond to customer questions in a courteous manner taking messages when appropriate.
  • Learn, adhere to, and enforce all J policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance while adhering to applicable dress codes.
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance.
  • Complete records and reports within required timeframes including but not limited to timesheets, accident reports, class rosters, daily inspection reports, etc.
  • Participate in regular in-service training sessions and attend staff meetings.
  • Maintain swimming skills, strength and endurance.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with members while creating a comfortable, positive and welcoming environment.
  • Learn and become familiar with programming and equipment offered at the JCC to be better able to address customer needs.
  • Assist in promoting aquatics and other agency programs and services
  • Develop further knowledge in aquatics, including but not limited to training provided by the J.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must have current certification in either American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid or American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguarding and First Aid.
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer is required.
  • Instructor certifications are desirable.
  • Prior experience as a lifeguard with demonstrated knowledge of and application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills along with the ability to provide exemplary customer service.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills and the ability to read and follow written communications.
  • Must be able to make sound decisions.
  • Position requires flexibility in schedule to open and or close the pools and to work across multiple locations.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the position you are applying for and desired location in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Maint II: Custodian - Creve Coeur (Sat. - Sun./Female)

The Jewish Community Center of St. Louis has an opening for a part-time Maintenance II: Custodian- SFC (Sat/Sun) in our Buildings and Grounds Department at our Creve Coeur location.

We are specifically looking for a female Maintenance II: Custodian to service our women’s locker and restrooms during these shifts.

Work schedule for this position is:
Saturday: 7:30am to 4pm
Sunday: 7:30am to 4pm

Purpose of the Job:
Under the direction of the Operation Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor, perform custodial work required for the routine cleaning, room setup and upkeep of the buildings and grounds.

Duties include:

  • Mop, sweep and scrub floors and other surfaces.
  • Clean and dust furniture, exhibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings.
  • Clean and service restrooms and locker rooms.
  • Launder, fold and restock towels as needed.
  • Collect waste paper and recyclables.
  • Collect debris removed from the buildings and place in containers for removal by truck.
  • Report items that require repair.
  • Move furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous equipment as directed.
  • Help with physical set ups in the buildings and on the grounds for meetings and extracurricular performances, such as concerts, lectures, athletic events, etc.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by designated supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Must be able to spend majority of shift walking, twisting, bending, pushing, stooping, and pulling.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast- paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Prior related experience preferred.

Physical Demands (when working in Laundry):
Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by building environmental systems; however, laundry staff must be able to work in extreme temperatures found in laundry rooms (+80F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . Please be certain to indicate the position title, “Maintenance II- Custodian Sat/Sun,” in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Personal Trainers

The Jewish Community Center has open part-time positions for Personal Trainers. Positions are located at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield facilities. We are looking for nationally certified trainers who are available to work a flexible schedule to meet our clients’ needs. Our facilities offer private personal training studios with cutting-edge equipment, as well as a comprehensive fitness and sports operation including indoor and outdoor spaces for training, aquatics programming, recreational sports leagues, and an extensive group exercise program which include Pilates reformer studios.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and administer safe and effective goal oriented fitness programs, which have been approved by the JCC and/or the approved national fitness certification agencies.
  • Promote personal training, fitness programs, group exercise, aquatics or other programs pertinent to our member’s needs. Present the benefits of personal training to all members and demonstrate the value of the program. Be aware of and able to offer current Fitness specials/promotions and be aware of programs offered across the J.
  • Perform fitness evaluations and personal training appointments as scheduled or assigned by supervisor. Confirm appointments with customers; be prompt and prepared.
  • Call clients and potential clients to schedule and or confirm appointments. Actively seek to build client book to meet your revenue goals. Establish personal networks and effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Follow all agency record keeping procedures: collecting and processing payments for sessions rendered, timesheets, session tracking sheets, patron information sheets (assessment, release, history), WellStart information, master appointment book, etc.
  • Provide exercise correction to ineffective or unsafe techniques when observed or asked for assistance.
  • Generate member “Success Stories” to share and market the results we help our clients to achieve.
  • When not training a client, trainers are alert and on the floor at all times. Answer questions, answer phones, take messages, assist with emergencies and give any and all information our members may need.
  • Be a continuous learner. Seek out and attend continuing education opportunities offered by the JCC and the approved national certification agencies.
  • Follow and enforce all club rules and company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with safety, courtesy, and dress code policies.
  • Re-rack all weights and assist in maintaining a neat, organized and clean workout area in the Fitness Center.
  • Adjust and operate all fitness equipment, audio-visual equipment and perform other fitness operations that contribute to our customers’ experience.
  • Attend all meetings and assist in Fitness Center promotion where applicable.
  • All other duties as requested by supervisor.

Note: Special assignments may be determined based upon mutual interests: conducting monthly seminars for our members, assist in development of new programming with niche interest, assist in community outreach projects, work in collaboration as a fitness expert for inter-departmental events and joint programs, etc.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Must hold a current, nationally recognized Personal Training certification (NASM, NSCA, ACE, etc.) and/or a degree in a related field (i.e. Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology, and Biomechanics).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of personal training techniques, programs, and principles of physical fitness and exercise technique.
  • Six months prior experience in a related field is preferred.
  • Trainers must have active listening skills.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated sales experience and knowledge of the principles of salesmanship.
  • Must be able to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals.
  • Trainers should have flexibility of schedule to meet our patrons’ needs: day, evening, and weekend hours. While no one trainer must work all schedules, our most successful trainers are able to offer hours in all time slots.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position: bending, lifting weights of at least 50 pounds, squatting, spotting, reaching, standing, walking, and able to demonstrate exercises/techniques to patrons.

All Trainers are required to hold current CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certifications. If there is no expiration date on the certification, it will be considered expired one year from the date of issuance.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org .

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Pilates Reformer Instructor

The Jewish Community Center has openings for certified Pilates Reformer Instructors. These part-time positions are available at our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations to teach private and small group sessions. Both facilities feature dedicated Mind/Body studios for Yoga and Pilates, Stott reformers, and top-of-the-line instructional equipment (cardio-tramp rebounders, stability chair, barrel, tower trainers, elastic bands, plastic coated hand weights, Pilates/Yoga mats, rings, etc.).

Candidates must have the flexibility of schedule to meet our patrons’ needs, particularly evenings and weekends.

Duties include:

  • Teach a fun, informative and safe class for your participants adhering to standards set by the JCC as well as those set by the national certifying organizations which we adhere to.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to members.
  • Provide for member safety and well-being.
  • Develop further knowledge in health and fitness, including, but not limited to, the training provided by the J.
  • Learn, follow and utilize policies, procedures, programs and equipment offered through the J.
  • Utilize our scheduling software system to manage group and private sessions.
  • Maintain time sheets in a neat orderly fashion according to company protocol.
  • Attend mandatory meetings and in-house training.
  • Assist in maintaining a neat, organized and clean group exercise room.
  • All other duties as assigned by manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • You must hold a nationally recognized Pilates certification to instruct classes at the JCC
  • You must be currently certified in CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer (training provided if necessary)
  • Prior instructional experience preferred.
  • Must have flexibility of schedule to meet customer needs (days, evenings, and weekends).

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed J application in response to this posting.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Early Childhood Teacher - Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center has a part time opening for a Teacher (Part Time- SFC) to join our Early Childhood Center team at our Creve Coeur location.

Current Part Time Openings:
Creve Coeur location: 3pm to 6pm, Monday- Friday (15 hours per week)

Overview:

The J’s Early Childhood Program is accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct and Conscious Discipline curriculum frameworks.  We provide care for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years of age in a safe, warm, nurturing environment that helps children feel good about themselves and the world around them. Our program operates from 7am to 6pm, Monday – Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver curriculum for assigned class
  • Schedule, prepare and conduct parent teacher conferences for your class.
  • Set up, take down and clean classroom as necessary.
  • Follow all Missouri licensure and JCC guidelines in the course of your work.
  • Perform anecdotal record keeping, for example, daily observations, injury reports, parent inquiries, etc.
  • Communicate professionally with parents and coworkers. Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Communicate and interact appropriately with children.
  • Attend in-service workshops, conferences, staff meetings, and special events as required.
  • Earn 18 continuing education credits per year.
  • Incumbent in the position is required to become First Aid and CPR certified upon hire (training provided) and certification must be kept current.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance.
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree in Education or related field.
  • Prior experience working with children.
  • Prior education experience.
  • Training and experience using the Project Construct Curriculum Framework.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 18.
  • High School Diploma (or GED) required.
  • A minimum of nine (9) college credit hours in early childhood, child development, youth development or child/family related courses.
  • Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to multi task in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to physically stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and lift children up to 50lbs.
  • Able to accompany children outside to playground, to gym class, and to swim class (teachers are in the water).

Teachers are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Registry. Active registration in good standing must be maintained for employment at our center. Yearly negative TB test results and current Hepatitis A vaccinations are required.

To apply for this position please submit your resume, cover letter, transcripts, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate which opening (Teacher, Part Time SFC) you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Substitute CDL Driver

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Substitute Driver to join our team. This part-time, non-exempt position is scheduled on an as needed basis.

Summary:
Provide transportation for seniors and home delivered meals for our Adult Day Center and Nutrition programs, as well as transportation services to other departments within the J as necessary. Other activities could include NORC activity transportation, providing shuttle service from our parking lots to buildings during special events, delivery runs between our locations, activity transportation for Inclusion programs, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist all passengers door-to-door between their home and the bus, as well as between the JCC and the bus.
  • Make sure all passengers are properly seated and belted at all times while on the vehicle.
  • Check bus for lost articles after dropping off passengers and prior to locking bus at the end of the day.
  • Responsible for a clean bus – bus is to be swept out daily.
  • Attend required training sessions and meetings.
  • Maintain CDL license.
  • Follow departmental instructions and procedures for transportation route assigned (Adult Day Center, Nutrition, NORC, etc.). This could include calling families prior to arriving to pick up a passenger, loading meals for home delivery, following pre-determined routes, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Must have and maintain valid C.D.L. (Certified Drivers License) A, B, or C with passenger endorsement.
  • Must be able to read and follow instructions.
  • Good customer service skills and demonstrate a positive demeanor.
  • Ability to have the patience when assisting frail older adults.
  • Ability to physically assist frail elderly adults, up to 250 pounds, in and out of the bus for transfer and with mobility. Includes assisting those with canes, walkers, and in manual and electric wheelchairs.
  • Able to walk, bend, push, lift, sweep the bus, see, hear and have the physical capacity to drive the bus.
  • Must have physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds, transfer participants (up to 250 pounds), push and maneuver a wheelchair up to 250 pounds, and assist participants with mobility.
  • Able to load and unload goods from a delivery van and take into the building (meals, mail, towels, etc.), up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to interact personally with participants and their families.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required (training is provided)
  • Position requires registration on the MO Family Care Safety Registry as well as the registration must be maintained for continued employment.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter, including salary history/requirements to careers@jccstl.org.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Family Center Instructor

We have openings for part-time Family Center Instructors to work with children up to five years of age and their parent(s). Our instructors lead a variety of classes and programs, such as Camp Potpourri, Messy Mornings, Cooking with Kids, etc. These positions are available at both JCC locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield.

Most classes run for one, 6-week session, with a few exceptions.  Classes are generally scheduled during morning hours one day per week for one to two hours. Instructors will need to arrive early for set-up and stay after for clean-up as well as allot time for meeting and planning with supervisor as necessary.

Duties include:

  • Meet with Family Center Coordinator prior to the start of class to plan and discuss activities for each week.
  • Determine what supplies are required for each week’s activities, review with supervisor for approval and purchase if necessary.
  • Clean-up between activities and after each day of class.
  • Lead children through planned activities each day, ensuring all are able to participate.
  • Communicate with parents prior to the start of class to introduce yourself and the program.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving.
  • Help each participant meet class goals established for child development.
  • Guide each individual child to participate successfully in all aspects of class activities.
  • Observe child’s behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Related college degree is preferred.
  • Previous teaching or preschool childcare experience essential.
  • Must have previous experiences instructing or leading groups of children ages 5 and under in one or more of our areas of class interest. Areas include arts and crafts, cooking, music, nature, science, etc.
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks for class.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with parents, as well as to children’s age and skill levels.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Ability to assist in teaching themed activities for circle time (if applicable) and age-appropriate class activities.
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control.

To apply for this position please send your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org . In the subject line of your email, please indicate the title of the position for which you are applying.

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Group Exercise Instructor

The Jewish Community Center has openings for Group Exercise Instructors to teach our current formats, as well as to introduce new formats to the J. These part-time positions are available at our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Both facilities feature: spring loaded wood floors in aerobics studio, dedicated yoga studio, dedicated pilates studio with Stott Reformers, dedicated cycling studio, and top-of-the-line instructional equipment (bosu balls, wobble boards, elastic bands, steps, plastic coated hand weights, pilates/yoga mats, body bars, etc.).

***We are actively seeking Cycle Instructors to teach in our dedicated studios which feature Kiser M3 Plus cycles. Our current class schedule includes morning, evening and weekend class times.***

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exemplary and professional service to our members while providing for their safety and well-being.
  • Develop and administer safe, engaging, and effective group exercise programs, which have been approved by the JCC and/or the approved national fitness certification agencies. Must be capable of altering programs as needed to meet the needs and safety concerns of patrons.
  • Correct ineffective and incorrect techniques when observed or asked.
  • Promote group exercise, personal training, fitness programs, aquatics or other programs pertinent to our member’s needs. Present the benefits of group exercise to all members and demonstrate the value of the program. Be aware of and able to offer current Fitness specials/promotions and be aware of programs offered across the J.
  • Be punctual and prepared to start classes on time.
  • Serve as a role model and leader to patrons, maintaining a positive demeanor at all times and upholding the policies of the JCC.
  • Assist in maintaining a neat, organized and clean group exercise studio. Ensure all equipment is returned to its proper place after class; turn off stereo and wireless microphone. Lock all doors, closets, and equipment shelves when classes are not in session.
  • Notify Group Exercise Managers about any equipment in need of repair or in need of replacement.
  • Learn and be knowledgeable about J policies, procedures, programs, and equipment offered through the JCC. Follow and enforce JCC rules and policies.
  • Maintain time sheets in a neat, orderly fashion according to company protocol.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings and in-house training.
  • Continue to develop further knowledge in health and fitness, including but not limited to, the training provided by the JCC.
  • Assist in Fitness Center promotions where applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervision.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Current nationally recognized certification for the format you are applying to teach is required.
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certification. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Six months prior teaching experience is preferred.
  • Must be physically able to teach classes (demonstrate techniques and lead the group through the program)
  • Strong listening and oral communication skills.
  • Exhibit leadership skills in an outgoing, professional manner.
  • Must demonstrate a desire to improve the health and fitness of our patrons through safe and effective exercise leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish networks and effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals.
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and a demonstrated ability to learn new software programs are required for the position. Training on how to use CSI, our software program for membership management, will be provided.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please be sure to indicate which position you are applying for, “Group Exercise Instructor,” in the subject line of your email.

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New Jewish Theatre AV Technician

The Jewish Community Center has part-time (as needed) openings for A/V Technicians to join our Cultural Arts department in support of the New Jewish Theatre, the New Jewish Theatre’s Youth Theatre, as well as in support of facility rentals and events at the J. We are looking for candidates who are able to work days, evenings or weekends as required in support of the production schedule.  The New Jewish Theatre produces five shows per year in our 125-seat black box theatre, and our Youth Theatre produces three shows per year in our Performing Arts Center. Performance dates for both New Jewish Theatre and the Youth Theatre are available on our website. Rentals and special events take place throughout the year at the J.

Purpose:
To assist NJT’s Technical Director with any of the audio and lighting requirements of NJT productions and with requirements for JCC events and rentals.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide assistance with lighting hang and focus.
  • Help with set up of sound equipment for productions.
  • Assist with running of light and sound boards during rehearsals and productions as required.
  • Assist with A/V needs for JCC events and rentals which can include light/sound design, set up of speakers, microphones, lights, light and sound boards, and running of light and sound boards during events.
  • Assist with the dismantling of light and sound equipment and putting away in appropriate storage.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED is required. College degree in related field is preferred.
  • Related professional technical theatre experience preferred. Experience with theatre sound engineering and design, as well as in practices of stage lighting are desired.
  • Familiarity with current audio and lighting technology is required.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated implementation of safe theatre and safe shop practices are required.
  • Knowledge of and capability to utilize tools necessary for lighting hang and focus is required.
  • Able to lift, carry, push, and pull objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Able to climb and work with the use of a ladder, scaffolding, and or mechanical lift up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule in support of the above events which will include days, evenings and weekends. Hours fluctuate based on production schedule.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

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New Jewish Theatre Construction Technician

The Jewish Community Center has part-time (as needed), openings for Construction Technicians to join our Cultural Arts department in support of the New Jewish Theatre and the New Jewish Theatre’s Youth Theatre. We are looking for candidates who are able to work days, evenings or weekends as required in support of the production schedule.  The New Jewish Theatre produces five shows per year in our 125-seat black box theatre, and our Youth Theatre produces three shows per year in our Performing Arts Center. Performance dates for both New Jewish Theatre and the Youth Theatre are available on our website. Set construction begins approximately 4-5 weeks prior to performances.

Purpose:
To assist NJT’s Technical Director with the construction and management of sets for NJT in our Black Box Theatre and Performing Arts Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with all set construction under the direction of the Technical Director.
  • Together with the Technical Director, ensure all sets are built according to design, building, and safety guidelines.
  • Assist with the load in of stage sets ensuring that the set is properly secured and in place.
  • Assist with the dismantling of sets as required and storing those components which can be reused.
  • Maintain a clean and organized shop space.
  • May be asked to work as stage crew during performances if necessary.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED is required. College degree in related field is preferred.
  • Related professional technical theatre experience preferred.
  • Advanced carpentry skills and knowledge of construction methods are required.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated implementation of safe theatre practices and safe shop practices are required.
  • Knowledge of and capability to utilize power tools (saws, drills, compressor, etc.) is required.
  • Able to lift, carry, push, and pull objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Able to climb and work with the use of a ladder, scaffolding and or mechanical lift up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule in support of the above events which will include days, evenings and weekends. Hours fluctuate based on production schedule.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

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Squash Instructor

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Squash Instructor to join our team. This part-time position will be located at our Creve Coeur location which features two international squash courts amongst our many amenities.

Purpose of Job:
To provide quality instruction and enhance players’ skills in squash, aiding them to reach the highest possible level of accomplishment.  To build quality relationships with families and athletes who participate in our squash program(s) and other programs at the J.  This position will build a clientele base for private instruction, as well as help develop squash programming.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality customer service at all times; respond to members’ needs. Communicate, in writing, for supervisor to follow up if necessary.
  • Provide individual and group instruction to clients.
  • Develop lessons to match the needs of our clients.
  • Create programs, camp curriculum and clinics in accordance with your skill set.
  • Keep track of all clientele information following JCC guidelines.
  • Schedule lessons accordingly and within policy using appropriate software program.
  • Process transactions, ensure payment is received and document all lessons on employee time sheet.
  • Make sure your area of use is kept clean and orderly.
  • Create programs and clinics in accordance with your skill set
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED; current college student or college graduate is preferred.
  • Background in squash is a prerequisite.
  • College and advanced playing experience preferred.
  • Prior teaching of or coaching of squash is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain squash courts.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate with members, coworkers and supervisor in a professional manner.
  • Prior customer service experience is desired. Must be able to provide excellent customer service to our members.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm and patience.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office Suite are required (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access). Must have demonstrated ability to learn new software programs. CSI NG is required for this position; training will be provided.

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter  and completed application to careers@jccstl.org. Please be certain to indicate the position title, “Squash Instructor,” in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.