The J will be open from 8am to 5pm on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

Group Exercise classes will follow the normal schedule between 8am and 5pm (the 12pm Express Sculpt class at Fox is cancelled). For more information about schedule changes due to Memorial Day and the St. Louis Senior Olympics, click here.

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Jewish Community Center

Employment

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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The J is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The J will recruit, hire, train, and promote people in all job classifications without regard to race, color, marital status, religion (unless religion is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is not able to perform the essential functions of the position even with reasonable accommodations), or sex (unless gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), status as a veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local law.

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Current Open Positions

Full time

CFO

The Jewish Community Center is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to join our Executive Leadership team reporting directly to our President/CEO. The J has an overall budget of approximately $21 million. We have two campuses featuring state of the art fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools, gymnasiums, early childhood education centers, an adult day center, cultural arts programs, day camps, recreational sports, etc. which serve our more than 16,000 members as well as non-member program participants. Our third campus on the Lake of the Ozarks houses our residential camp, Camp Sabra.

SUMMARY

The CFO is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the agency by building and managing a team of professionals accountable for accounting, finance, and information technology.  The CFO is accountable for long-term financial planning, operational efficiency, sound internal controls and effective financial management of the agency.  The CFO also provides strategic leadership for the organization by working with the Executive Management Team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance.  Manage team responsible for financial reporting, investment accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, treasury functions and accounting for grants and donations.
  • Manage team and vendors responsible for maintenance, security and integrity of the agency’s information technology assets.  Provide direction regarding annual technology budget, overall technology direction and business application strategy of the agency.  Lead ad-hoc teams charged with implementing new applications or enhancements to existing systems.
  •  Evaluate finance and IT team structure and plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities.
  • Assist Human Resource Department is areas having financial implications – e.g., salary administration, benefit programs, workers compensation.
  • Establish, implement, and maintain risk management policies & procedures.  Establish and maintain relationships with insurance carriers and ensure adequate coverage.
  • Directs the preparation of all financial reports, including statements of operations, balance sheets, reports to funding agencies, tax returns and reports for departmental committees, the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Participate in the development of the agency’s plans and programs as a strategic partner.  Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning and the introduction of new programs and strategies.
  • Provides timely and accurate performance measurement and analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends to assist the CEO/President and the Board and other senior management in performing their responsibilities.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the agency.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business and economic challenges.
  • Continually improve budgeting and forecasting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on issues affecting the organization; e.g., membership packages and pricing, employee benefits, capital investments, etc.
  • Manage and maintain all banking relationships for the J.
  • Oversees a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
  • Review, negotiate and edit contracts in coordination with legal counsel. Advise professional staff on financial implications of any contracts into which the Agency may enter.
  • Coordinate annual examinations performed by external auditors and oversee tax compliance function.
  • Coordinates meetings and activities of the following lay committees: Budget/Finance/Investment, and Audit.  Works with chairpersons and committee members to accomplish stated purpose of each committee, as delegated by the Board of Directors.
  • Participate in Jewish Federations Investment Committee as a representative of the JCC and ensure that Investments inclusive of endowments, pensions and retirement are reviewed periodically.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly manages the following professionals:

  • Controller
  • Database Administrator

Responsibilities include recruitment, selection and development to achieve agency goals and objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in related field is required.
  • P.A. and/or Masters degree are desired.
  • Experienced leader and financial executive with a minimum of 10 years of experience is desired.
  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image is required.
  • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is “politically savvy” and a team player.
  • An intelligent and articulate individual who possesses excellent communication skills required for effective interaction with all levels of staff and lay leadership.
  • A good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor. An excellent negotiator who is experienced in contracts.
  • A decisive individual who possesses a “big picture” perspective and is well versed in systems.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to the Board and its various committees.

To apply, 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.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (FT)

The Jewish Community Center is looking for two fulltime Lifeguard/Swim Instructors (FT) to join our year round Aquatics operation. Our Aquatics program is located across two St Louis area locations with 6 indoor and outdoor pools. Our features include: lap swimming, water walking, aqua exercise classes, swim team, lessons, water slides, and children’s water play features. These positions are primarily located at our Creve Coeur location. Anyone hired into this position must be able to occasionally work at our other location and cover weekend hours when necessary. Position is eligible for our employee benefits package including medical, dental, paid sick, vacation and holidays, pension, 403b, etc.

Routine schedule for position (note that occasional weekend coverage could be required):

Monday-Friday, 5:15am to 1:15pm

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.
  • Assist with scheduling and supervision of part-time staff as necessary.
  • 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 JCC 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 J 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:

  • High school diploma or GED is required; college degree is preferred.
  • 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 preferred
  • 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 send your resume, cover letter and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, “Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (FT).”

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

IN Program Coordinator

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full-time, nonexempt IN Program Coordinator to join our Adult Day Center team. The center is open Monday-Friday, 7:30am-6pm and candidates should be available to work their assigned schedule within that timeframe as well as be available for occasional evening or weekend special events.

Position Overview

The IN Program Coordinator administrates, develops, and implements day program services for young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to help them further develop their social and living skills. This position is responsible for daily activity implementation of the IN program and coordinating with IN participants, their families, the CONNECTIONS program within Adult Day Center, other departments within the J, and other external agencies.  Additionally, the IN Program Coordinator serves as a staff liaison between the Adult Day Center’s IN program and the J’s Inclusion Department.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, promote and arrange all logistics for IN, a program for young adults age 18 and older with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. Collaborate with local organizations as well as JCC departments to identify volunteer and recreational opportunities for program participants.
  • Communicate daily with parents/guardians/participants to discuss progress and address their concerns. Ensure supervisor is informed of any concerns and notified of any communications which are sent out, as appropriate.
  • Together with Adult Day Center team, plan marketing and outreach efforts to promote the program and recruit new participants. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with DHSS/DMH case managers, SSD transition coordinators, and all other potential community referral sources.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure that maximum possible participant attendance is achieved daily.
  • Hire, train and supervise IN program activity staff, as required to support programs. Prepare, approve, and submit payroll per agency guidelines.
  • Ensure all new participant enrollment documentation is secured; including application, release forms, support plans, medical history, and funding contracts prior to initiating the assessment process. Along with the ADC Care Plan Team, conduct participant assessments to identify individual strengths and support needs to determine eligibility prior to program enrollment.
  • Interact regularly with participants and families to develop goals and objectives for program participation and to discuss their expectations of the program. Ensure that individualized goals are recorded, tracked and monitored appropriately for each participant; and that activity staff are adequately trained to support each participant with their goals.
  • Responsible for all logistics of the program events such as purchasing food, games, or activity supplies for each program, communications with Building and Grounds regarding transportation and space reservations for each program, arriving 30 minutes prior to start of program to prepare, check in of participants, collect payments and prepare deposit if necessary, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Adult Day Center activity team and other departments within the J to plan, promote, and arrange all logistics for daily activities, weekly offsite outings and special events each month.
  • Supervise participants and ensure they receive support per their needs. Provide guidance to staff and volunteers to enable them to best support the participants.
  • Provide direct support to participants of the Adult Day Center, develop and lead program activities, and assist with participant supervision during all off-site activities.
  • Prepare, review and maintain daily documentation to ensure compliance per all funding source guidelines. This includes participant progress notes as well as staff documentation and training, and billing. Assist with audit preparation and monthly monitoring visits from state funders.
  • Together with Volunteer Coordinator, identify volunteer opportunities; coordinate, train and supervise volunteers to support activities as appropriate. Be sure to clearly communicate expectations to volunteers prior to start of programs.
  • Attend meetings as required including, monthly Program Staff meetings, weekly Activity Staff meetings, regular meetings with supervisor, and other program specific meetings.
  • Complete all trainings as required by funding source and licensure regulations; including, CPR/FA, PLB Inclusion Training, 5 Module Alzheimer’s Training, Positive Behavior Supports, Abuse/Neglect, HIPPA, Medication Aide – Level I, Back Safety, ServeSafe Food Handling, etc.
  • Collaborate within the J to facilitate the most inclusive environment for new and existing programs.
  • Adhere to all JCC and departmental policies.
  • Provide quality customer service through prompt and consistent communication.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • BS/BA in an education or human services related field.
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with persons with ID/DD.
  • Proficiency in documenting and creating individual support plans.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Capable of working closely with adults, teens, and children with disabilities
  • Must have the visual acuity to monitor participants and focus near and far.
  • Must be self-motivated and highly organized.
  • Must be available to work nights and occasionally weekends as necessary for special events.
  • Must have a teamwork mentality and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to assist with the restroom needs of participants (if necessary).
  • Physical ability to lift 40 pounds, transfer participants (on occasion up to 250 pounds) and assist participants with mobility (if necessary).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in a Human Services related field preferred (MSW, MEd, etc.).
  • Some experience in grant writing or fundraising is desired.
  • Experience with public speaking, and leading small and large group presentations.
  • Prior experience with lesson planning, program development and/or skill instruction.

Per our licensure, Adult Day Center employees are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Safety Registry. Active registration must be maintained for continued employment at our center. American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification, TB testing, and Hepatitis A vaccine are required in this role per licensure. The J provides training/re-certification, testing, and vaccine if employee does not already have.

Position is subject to a pre-employment background check and physical.

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

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

Fitness Manager - Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Fitness and Wellness Manager to join our team. This full-time, exempt position is primarily located at our Creve Coeur location though must be able to travel to our Chesterfield location as necessary for position. Applicants should have flexibility to work a schedule that includes evenings and weekends as necessary. Position is eligible for our full-time benefits package which includes medical and dental insurance; life, long-term disability and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; paid vacation, holidays and sick time, pension, 403b, additional voluntary insurance plans and membership and program benefits and discounts.

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.

Summary:

The Fitness and Wellness Manager is responsible for fitness center operations, programming, and member experience. This includes the hiring of personal training staff, providing management support, and supervision to overall Fitness Staff. At the same time, operationally deliver product within established budget and drive to exceed revenue and participation goals. Our goal is to exceed our members’ expectations in the areas of member experience, customer service, and achieving their personal goals. Additionally, may work as a trainer for up to 15 additional hours per week outside of the position. Position reports to the Director of Fitness and Membership Services.

Responsibilities

  • Hire, supervise, mentor, and evaluate staff for the fitness and wellness programs at the J, includes Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Manager(s), Assistant Fitness Managers, Fitness Floor Equipment Attendants, etc. Ensure all staff are current on required certifications and safety training for position. Set clear expectations for each member of the team, hold accountable, and provide guidance and feedback on a regular basis. Establish schedules to ensure our ability to meet customer needs for service and safety.
  • 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.
  • Ensure excellent customer service and customer responsiveness to all customers, internal and external, from yourself and the Fitness staff.
  • Together with the team, identify needs and develop innovative programming which meets the fitness and wellness needs of the J’s diverse membership.
  • Manage fitness operations with a focus on excellence. Ensure standard procedures are followed, implemented, and continuously improved. (i.e. recordkeeping, physical inspections, maintenance, OSE, payroll, OSHA, etc.)
  • Manage equipment ensuring proper service, maintenance, and communications. Make recommendations on replacement and ordering of new equipment.
  • Along with Director, develop the budgets for the department, and monitor for progress on a monthly basis as a part of annual goals for department.
  • 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.
  • Drive the integration and cross-promotion of programs across the entire organization to maximize participation and revenue.
  • 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.
  • Develop and implement strategies for improving participation and financial outcomes for programming while still meeting the fitness and wellness needs for members from all age groups and fitness levels.
  • Work closely with Marketing to develop and implement marketing initiatives and budgets. Monitor for effectiveness and impact toward goals. (revenue, participation, communication, etc.)
  • 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.
  • Ensure proper rendering and payroll procedures are implemented and followed. Train staff as needed; audit on regular basis.
  • 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 a 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 as well as assist with larger lifts.

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

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Director, Nishmah

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Nishmah Director to join our team. This full-time, exempt position is primarily located at our Creve Coeur location. Full-time employees at the J receive a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life, and long term disability insurances, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, pension, 403b and membership and program discounts.

Nishmah, the St. Louis Jewish Women’s Project, engages, inspires, and supports girls and women through educational, spiritual, and social programming. Nishmah creates and runs programming which builds bridges throughout the Jewish community, provides services which allow existing organizations to strengthen and develop their women’s programming and leadership, and serves as a community resource for Jewish women’s interests.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and implement on-going programs of Jewish learning focusing on Women and Girls in coordination and collaboration with Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life and other J Jewish cultural programming. Such as: Nishmah Salon Series, We Are Listening Series, etc. Continue to develop programming and outreach opportunities to further the mission of Nishmah in the community.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement Nishmah’s major annual events. In past years has included The Passover Journey, Shushan Nights, and Women’s Shabbat Retreats. Above program responsibilities to include: working with lay committee, program development, public relations & marketing, budget & financial accountability, recruitment & registration.
  • Fundraising & Development in coordination with J Development department, to include: relationship building & donor cultivation, program specific fundraising (i.e. Sharsheret, Women’s Shabbat Retreat, Passover Journey, It’s a Girl Thing!), annual gifts to operating budget, Women of the Well fundraising campaign, and foundation research and grant writing.
  • Serve as a community resource and educator, consulting on issues of women, girls, and Jewish life. This includes partnership programming and fee for service program development to synagogues and agencies such as Jewish Federation and Hillel.
  • Hiring and supervision of Nishmah program staff, to include: Banot Program Coordinator, Sharsheret Supports Coordinator, Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! Group Leaders, Salon Series facilitators, and others as required.
  • Work directly with Nishmah Committee and other Nishmah lay leadership. To include: bi-monthly full committee meetings, relationship building with committee chairs and sub-chairs (personal meetings), development sub-committee meetings, and programming sub- committee ( and other sub-committees that emerge from programming)
  • Responsible for planning, managing and oversight of Nishmah budget including P & L monthly statements and strategic year to year budget planning.
  • Partner with internal J departments as appropriate, i.e. Marketing, Development, Human Resources, Accounting, SRA, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Jewish Studies, Religion, Social Work, Education or other related field. Masters degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years prior experience coordinating events, developing Jewish education/Jewish communal programs, marketing and working with lay committees is strongly desired.
  • Experience in grant writing, fundraising, donor cultivation, solicitations, and other financial resource development tasks are required.
  • General understanding of budgets and managing projects to budgetary guidelines is required.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • 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.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please be sure to 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, Maintenance

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full-time Maintenance III: Assistant Supervisor- Maintenance to join our Building and Grounds team. This position works primarily at our Creve Coeur location and is eligible for our employee benefits package including medical and dental insurances, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, pension and 403b, company paid life, long term disability and ad&d insurances, along with membership and program discounts at the J.

The work schedule for this position is Thursday- Monday from 5am – 1:30pm; Tuesday and Wednesday are days off.

Summary:

Under supervision of the Maintenance III Supervisor, be responsible for directing the work of employees and building trades craftsmen, for the maintenance and repair of equipment, grounds, buildings, and structures and for the direction of open job work orders. 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 lead employees as the case may require.
  • Supervise repairs, replacements, additions and alterations of physical plant, grounds, and departmental equipment when executed by employees and/or outside contractors.
  • Responsible for operations of physical plant, grounds, and departmental equipment when executed by employees.
  • Schedule routine building maintenance as directed.
  • Prepare reports on purchases, deliveries, maintenance and expenditures according to Agency and Departmental procedures. Prepare estimates as requested.
  • Issue requisitions and work orders as well as assign and schedule work orders. Follow up to ensure work order completion.
  • Work cooperatively with other divisions of Building and Grounds staff. Provide supervision as necessary.
  • Act as Operations Supervisor when necessary, overseeing and performing room set up and custodial duties.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required; Related College or Technical degree preferred.
  • Five years of experience in construction and maintenance of industrial, public, or institutional buildings; two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity is required.
  • Three to five years of experience in electrical (110-220-440), plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and general repair is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of building codes, shop practice, and engineering design is required.
  • Knowledge of building construction methods, materials and equipment is required.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with other JCC 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.

An offer of employment for this position is contingent on passing of pre-employment physical, drug test, background and motor vehicle records checks. Position is part of our ongoing random drug testing pool.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed J application to careers@jccstl.org. Please be sure to include the title of the position you are applying for, “Maintenance III: Assistant Supervisor-Maintenance,” in the subject line of your email.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Maintenance III Operations - Chesterfield

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Maintenance III- Operations staff person to join our Buildings and Grounds team. This is a full-time position with benefits and is primarily located at our Chesterfield location. Hours for this position are Friday- Tuesday from 2 to 10:30pm with Wednesday and Thursday as days off.

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Maintenance III Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor, to perform the daily set up and take down of all related events held within all J facilities. Perform custodial work required for the routine cleaning and upkeep of facilities. Minor preventative or routine maintenance associated with facilities. Must be able to work independently and as part of the overall Buildings and Grounds team

Duties Include:

  • Help with 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 light bulbs as needed.
  • Mop, sweep and scrub floors and other surfaces when needed.
  • Routine walk through of locker and restroom to ensure cleanliness. If not, 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide assistance to MIII Technician, MIII Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor when needed.
  • Attend and participate in training and staff meetings as required.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by a designated supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 1-3 years of experience custodial or facility operations
  • Current MO Chauffeurs license is required for use of Agency vehicles. Must obtain within 30 days of employment if do not currently have.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification; must be able to obtain if not current. Training will be provided.
  • Able to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Able to work inside and outside in all types of weather.
  • 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 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 80 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
  • Ability to climb and work with the use of a ladder

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.

An offer of employment for this position is contingent on passing of pre-employment physical, drug test, background and motor vehicle records checks. Position is part of our ongoing random drug testing pool.

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 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 - 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)
  • Five 8-hour days, Monday-Friday, with start and end times between 7am- 6pm (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 course work
  • 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-Chesterfield,”, and the schedule for which you are applying.

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Part time

Sharsheret Supports Assistant Coordinator

The Jewish Community Center has a part-time opening for a Sharsheret Supports Assistant Coordinator to join our team. This part-time position is expected to require 10 hours per week and involves time both spent in the office and out in the community.

Sharsheret Supports is a collaborative project of Nishmah and the national Sharsheret organization.  Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain,” is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer.  Sharsheret Supports combines the spirit of Nishmah and the mission of Sharsheret to offer support in the St. Louis Jewish community to survivors and women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals and related resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Works together with Sharsheret Supports Coordinator to coordinate and implement Nishmah’s strategy for Sharsheret Support with lay committee.
  • Serve as community resource and educator on the issue of increased risk of breast and other related cancers among Ashkenazi Jews. Develop and grow our ambassador program to reach out into the Jewish community to educate about the genetic risk for breast cancer in Ashkenazi Jews.
  • Represent Nishmah and Sharsheret Supports in the community
  • Grow our peer connect program to pair local women with other local women in similar situations.
  • Together with our Marketing department, develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan using social media for local Sharsheret Supports programming.
  • Refer women and families to Sharsheret’s national programs, including Sharsheret’s national peer support network, for additional support when appropriate.
  • Attend supervision as needed with supervisor.
  • Communicate concerns to supervisor, as well as any significant communication with community members.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED is required.
  • Bachelors or Masters Preferred. Medical Education or Experience and/or Jewish Educational background experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in outreach, building community and advocating is recommended.
  • Passionate about Breast and other Cancer Awareness and support is a plus.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with others in community including women with breast cancer or increased risk of breast cancer as well as to representatives of the St. Louis medical community.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects from conception to completion is required.
  • Must be a problem solver, independent worker, and one who takes the initiative
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media platforms.

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

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Early Childhood Teacher - Chesterfield

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

Current Part Time Openings:

Chesterfield:
8am to 1pm Monday-Friday (25 hours per week)
1 to 6pm, Monday- Friday (25 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 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.
  • 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 multitask 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 Fox) you are applying for in the subject line of your email and please indicate which shift you are applying for—morning or afternoon.

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Kitchen Worker I - Creve Coeur

The Jewish Community Center’s Kitchen J is hiring a Kitchen Worker I to join our team. This part-time position is at our Creve Coeur location. The schedule is Monday-Friday, 1pm to 6:30pm. Candidates with flexibility to start their day earlier on occasion are preferred. 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.

Summary

Wash dishes and perform other cleaning tasks in J’s Kitchen J and in designated areas at Covenant Place. Prepares food in J’s Kitchen J, serves food at Covenant Place and performs other tasks as assigned.

Duties

  • Provide exemplary customer service at all times.
  • Wash dishes and cookware from both the kitchen and Covenant House.
  • Prepare hot and cold foods as directed by supervisors and cooks.
  • Assist with transport of food and supplies to and from Covenant Place.
  • Assist with meal service at Covenant Place.
  • Sweep and mop floor in Covenant Place serving area daily. Spot mop in serving area and dining room as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness in kitchen and storage areas.
  • Assist with storage of food and supply deliveries.
  • Adhere to Kashrut laws.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred.
  • 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, bend, stretch, and walk to other areas on campus.
  • Clean personal appearance.
  • Visual and auditory acuity.
  • Ability to lift, push, and or pull up to 35 pounds.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application. Please indicate “Kitchen Worker I” in the subject line of your email.

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Maintenance II Custodian (Fri/Sat/Sun)

We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis for a part time Maintenance II: Custodian (Fri/Sat/Sun) in our Buildings and Grounds Department at our Chesterfield 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:

Friday: 3-9:30pm

Saturday: 9:30am-8:00pm

Sunday: 4-9:30pm

Purpose of the Job:

Under the direction of the Operation Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor, to perform custodial work required for the routine cleaning, room set up, 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 (Fri/Sat/Sun),” in the subject line of your email.

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Maintenance II Laundry Attendant (Fri/Sat - Creve Coeur)

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part-time Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (Fri/Sat) 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 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 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 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 and cover letter in response to this posting. Please be certain to identify the position, “Maintenance II Laundry Attendant (Fri/Sat),” for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

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Inclusion Shadow

The Jewish Community Center has openings for Inclusion Shadows to join our team. These part-time positions work variable hours in support of children and youth with development disabilities participating in our programming. Staff on the Inclusion team work at both our Chesterfield and Creve Coeur locations.

Summary

Inclusion Shadows provide one on one support to children and youth with developmental disabilities as they participate in regular programming at the J in Creve Coeur and Chesterfield.

Responsibilities:

  • Support children and youth as they participate in group or individual activities
  • Write and maintain progress notes pertaining to each child or youth’s goals
  • Make accommodations to activities as needed to allow the child or youth to fully participate
  • Facilitate transitions or sensory breaks as needed
  • Assist children or youth with personal care needs as needed
  • Appropriately manage crisis situations related to behavior or health as needed
  • Work cooperatively with staff leading the program
  • Care for the physical and emotional well-being of children at all times
  • Observe youth behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all J rules, regulations, and standards
  • Attend training and meetings as required
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Inclusion Shadows are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Registry. Active registration must be maintained for employment in this position.

To apply, please send 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

Adult Day Center - Part-time Nurse

The St. Louis Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Nurse (RN or LPN). 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 7:30am to 6pm with occasional opportunities to fill in on other weekdays as needed. No nights or weekends.

Purpose of the Job:  To perform all health monitoring and nursing services for participants of the Adult Day Center at the J.  Maintain or improve the health of participants through observation, medication administration and health monitoring throughout the day; provide emergency first aid assistance when necessary. In accordance with state licensure for Adult Day Programs, a licensed nurse is required to be present at all times, during hours of operation when participants are present.

Essential Tasks:

  • Provide health care monitoring and medication administration to the participants on a daily basis.
  • Conduct monthly weight and blood pressure checks for participants and record to file.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Create, communicate and update daily shower, toileting, physical therapy, and medication schedules.
  • Provide health education to families and co-workers which will benefit program participants.
  • Provide toileting and personal care through physical assistance, verbal cues, as well as shower assistance as needed.
  • Provide morning and afternoon mobility and transfer assistance to participants who utilize our transport buses for arriving and departing the ADC.
  • Provide 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.
  • Monitor and manage necessary care for all participants with diabetes.
  • Assist with providing direct care and ensuring proper ratios are maintained throughout the day.
  • Review the daily transportation list to know attendance for the day and any cancellations.
  • Greet participants in the lobby each morning; provide name tags, safety guards and mobility assistance as 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.
  • Along with the Care Plan Team, conduct initial medical/health eligibility assessments for new participants entering the program.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings, and conduct in-service trainings for direct support staff as necessary.
  • Coordinate with Buildings and Grounds department to ensure clean towels are available and dirty laundry is picked up for washing.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold current Missouri RN (Registered Nurse) license; or, current Missouri LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) license.
  • 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.
  • Prior experience working with individuals with cognitive impairments, developmental/intellectual and/or physical disabilities is also required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • 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

Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant - Chesterfield

The Jewish Community Center has openings for part-time Fitness Floor Equipment Attendants to join our team at our Chesterfield 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 J 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. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the title of the position you are applying for, “Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant-Chesterfield.”

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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 weekend and evening 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”

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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.

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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.
  • Prior experience and demonstrated ability to ensure high quality food production and presentation is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the general use and care of kitchen equipment, including but not limited to grill machines, deep fryer, soda fountain, coffee machines, etc. is 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.
  • 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

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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.

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.

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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 J 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.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

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.

Download a PDF of this job posting here.

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 J 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.

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Seasonal (non-Day Camp)

Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (Chesterfield)

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Seasonal Maintenance II-Laundry Attendant to work May 29 to September 4, 2017 at our Chesterfield facility. We are specifically seeking a female laundry attendant to attend to the women’s locker rooms during these shifts.

Work schedule for this position is:

Sunday – Thursday: 8am-4:30pm

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 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 and cover letter in response to this posting. Please be certain to identify the position, “Seasonal Maintenance II: Laundry Attendant (Chesterfield),” for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

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Maintenance II: Custodian (Creve Coeur)

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Seasonal Maintenance II- Custodian. This role is responsible for the custodial work required for the routine cleaning, room set up, and upkeep of the buildings and grounds during the summer season. Particular attention will be paid to the pool, pool house, and day camp pavilion. This position is for our summer season (May 29 to September 4, 2017). The work is primarily at our Creve Coeur campus.

Work schedule for this position is:

Monday – Friday: 3pm-10:30pm

Duties include:

  • Mop, sweep and scrub floors and other surfaces.
  • Clean and dust furniture, exihibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings.
  • Clean and service restrooms and locker rooms.
  • Launder, fold and restock towels as needed.
  • Move furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous equipment as directed.
  • Collect waste paper and recyclables.
  • Help with physical set ups in the buildings and on the grounds for meetings and extra curricular performances, such as concerts, lectures, athletic events, etc.
  • Sweep debris from entrances, walks and drives.
  • 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.
  • Report items that require repair.
  • Cultivate and care for shrubbery, trees, flowers and lawns during the summer season as requested.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by designated supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Grade School graduation
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Ability to lift objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Ability to climb and work with the use of a ladder
  • Prior related experience preferred.
  • 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:

Work tasks are performed both indoors (laundry) and outdoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by building environmental systems in the laundry; 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. Cleaning of the pool, pool house and day camp pavilion is performed outdoors in summer temperatures so candidate must be able to work in summer heat and humidity.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter in response to this posting. Please be certain to identify the position, “Seasonal Maintenance II: Custodian (Creve Coeur),” for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

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Camp Sabra

 

Cabin Staff - Counselor

The Jewish Community Center’s Camp Sabra has openings for Cabin Staff: Counselors to join our team for a summer at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our resident camp operates from June 2nd to August 4th (including staff orientation). Our campers are entering third through tenth grades and come to enjoy our beautiful peninsula to enjoy music, drama, Israeli culture, swimming, sailing, water skiing, arts and crafts, land sports, ropes course, hiking and the making of lifelong friendships.

Summary:

The counselor is the primary live-in caretaker of the campers. Your responsibility is your bunk of campers. You are responsible for facilitating the daily routine, planning activities, and implementing programs for your campers. Counselors will also work one period a day at a program area where they contribute to facilitating learning-based curriculum. You are supervised by a unit supervisor and an area supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • To know every camper by name, and their social, physical and emotional status
  • To always know where your campers are and need to be
  • To be at the appropriate place at all appropriate times
  • To be the timekeeper of the cabin – this includes waking the campers, making sure they are at all scheduled activities on time, and putting them to bed
  • To make your cabin group feel unique through attention, care, and special programs
  • To work as a team with your co-counselor and/or specialists, sharing responsibility
  • Training the S.C.T.’s in your cabin/area and modeling positive staff behaviors
  • To create cabin programming and share in the responsibilities of unit programming
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor

The duties of a Camp Sabra counselor encompass the campers’ safety and well-being, both emotionally and physically. The true description of a camp counselor’s job is without limits and is forever encouraging imagination and creativity.

Qualifications:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Must be able to work outdoors in summertime heat, humidity and sun
  • Ability to safely supervise children
  • Must be able to follow a schedule and manage one’s own and other’s time
  • Must be able to accept coaching and supervision

To learn more about Camp Sabra, please see our website, www.campsabra.com

To apply, please go to www.campsabra.com/staff/ to complete the online staff application.

The Jewish Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program.

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Cabin Staff - Specialist

The Jewish Community Center’s Camp Sabra is seeking Cabin Staff: Specialists to join our team for a summer at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our resident camp operates from June 2nd to August 4th (including staff orientation). Our campers are entering third through tenth grades and come to enjoy our beautiful peninsula to enjoy music, drama, Israeli culture, Judaics, swimming, sailing, water skiing, arts and crafts, land sports, ropes course, hiking and the making of lifelong friendships.
Summary:

A specialist’s primary role in camp is to run their program area, but they also have responsibilities to their cabin and village. You have two supervisors – one for your program area, and the other for your cabin duties. Areas of specialty are: Judaics, Arts and Crafts, Drama, Swim, Sail, Nature/Outdoor Campcraft, Music, Water Skiing, Ropes, and Israeli Culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing your area with all necessary supplies and equipment
  • Ensuring the safety of all campers at your activity
  • Training the S.C.T’s at your program area and modeling positive staff behaviors
  • Planning skill-based, creative, and challenging activities that meet the level of the campers
  • Creating back-up programs for rainy days
  • Identifying and building connections with campers who show interest in your program area
  • Engaging campers at all times while at your activity
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor

During all other times of the day, your responsibility is your cabin group, and your role is that of a counselor. This includes involvement in evening programs, wake up and bed time, meals, and night patrol rotations.

Qualifications:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Must be able to work outdoors in summertime heat, humidity and sun
  • Ability to safely supervise children
  • Must be able to follow a schedule and manage one’s own and other’s time
  • Must be able to accept coaching and supervision

To learn more about Camp Sabra, please see our website, www.campsabra.com

To apply, please go to www.campsabra.com/staff/ to complete the online staff application.

The Jewish Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program.

Download a PDF of this job posting here