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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.

The J is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the e-Verify Program.

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Please note a third category - seasonal - for all summer jobs.

 

Current Opportunities:

Full Time:

Maintenance III - Supervisor

Lifeguard (Fulltime)

Development Manager

Co-Director, Early Childhood Center (SFC)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Director of Development

Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor

Early Childhood Teacher


Seasonal:

Camp Nurse

Sports Camp Coordinator

Camp of the Arts Coordinator

Gymnastics Camp Coordinator

Camp Counselor

Inclusion Counselor

Camp Specialist

Pre- and Post-Care Coordinator


Part Time:

Program Coordinator, Jewish Arts and Soul Project

Aquatics Lesson Coordinator

KidZone Coordinator

KidZone Babysitters

Senior Olympics Registrar

Administrative Assistant, Adult Day Center

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Inclusion Shadows

Program Coordinator, Gesher Music Festival

The Club Counselors

Maintenance II - Custodial/Room Setup Associate

A/V Technician

Construction Technician

Sports and Recreation Program Assistant

Sports Officials

Group Exercise Instructors

Massage Therapists

Member Services Coordinators

Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant

Shuttle Bus/Van Driver - Substitute Position

Substitute Teachers

Personal Trainers

Pilates Reformer Instructors

Event Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintenance III - Supervisor
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for Maintenance III - Supervisor to join our Building and Grounds team.

This is a full time position eligible for our benefits and employee discounts packages. This position can expect to work at either of our locations as assigned by schedule.

The schedule for this position is:
Saturday & Sunday, 5:30am – 2:00pm
Monday, Thursday & Friday, 5:00am – 1:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday, off

Summary
Under the supervision of the Director, Building and Grounds and or Senior Director, Facilities, responsible for the maintenance and repair of equipment, grounds, buildings, and structures, for the direction of the work of the general building trades craftsmen, and for the direction of open job work orders.

Essential Functions

  • Assign, direct, coordinate and be responsible for the work of all employees, either directly or through the lead employees as the case may require.
  • Establish standards and program for maintenance of buildings and structures.
  • Establish working schedules and be responsible for direction of work in the execution of maintenance and modernization programs.
  • Supervise repairs, replacements, additions, and alterations of physical plant and departmental equipment when executed by employees and/or outside contractors.
  • Responsible for operation of physical plant and departmental equipment. Works side by side with staff to ensure smooth operations.
  • Prepare and maintain service drawings and maps.
  • Prepare estimates and budgets.
  • Maintain written records.
  • Act as Operation Supervisor when necessary, overseeing room set up and custodial duties.
  • Be responsible for reports on purchases, deliveries, maintenance, and expenditures.
  • Issue requisitions and work orders. Position requires completion of some work orders directly, assigning some to staff and coordinating some to outside contractors as appropriate.
  • Cooperate with other divisions of the Building and Grounds staff.
  • Follow up all phases of departmental work as assigned.
  • Schedule proper routine building maintenance.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Director, Building and Grounds or Senior Director, Facilities.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; Related College or Technical degree preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of building codes, shop practice, and engineering design.
  • Knowledge of building construction methods, materials, and equipment.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience of employees in a maintenance or related department.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with other J staff, lay leaders and customers.
  • 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.
  • Three to five years of experience in electrical (110,220,440), plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and general repair are required.
  • 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)
  • 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 write detailed repair reports
  • Able to hear bearing and motor noises.
  • Able to lift objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Able to climb and work with the use of a ladder up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Able to work inside and outside in all types of weather.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Lifeguard (Fulltime)
The Jewish Community Center is looking for one fulltime Lifeguard to join our year round Aquatics operation. Our Aquatics program is located across two St Louis area locations with six 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. This position is primarily located at our Chesterfield facility. Anyone hired into this position must be able to occasionally work at our other location and cover weekend hours when necessary. Positions are 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- Thursday, 5:15am – 1:30pm
Friday, 5:15am – 12:15pm

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 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 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, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Development Manager
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Development Manager to join our Development team. This is a full time benefited position located at our Creve Coeur office. The J has 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. In addition to the Development department’s goal of raising annual contributions totaling 10% of our overall budget of approximately $20 million, we are the recipient of approximately $1.2 million each from United Way and Jewish Federation of St Louis.

Summary
Together with the Director of Development, this position will plan and deliver on fundraising and campaign goals to further and support the J’s strategic plan. This position serves as the staff liaison for several events but primarily works one on one with donors.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of new and existing donors to contribute to the J’s annual and long term fundraising goals. This will include individual donors, corporate sponsorships, foundations, grants, legacy giving, etc. Develop personalized stewardship plans for donors. Organize all stewardship activities to ensure that the J communicates with donors on a regular basis.
  • Work collaboratively with the J’s departments to develop donor and sponsorship opportunities in support of programming.
  • Continue the growth of and provide stewardship to our annual giving societies. Solicit and cultivate new and existing donors for the societies. Plan recognition events as appropriate.
  • Together with the Tennis and Golf Classic committee, serve as primary staff liaison responsible for planning, facilitating, and executing of all tournament-related activities including committee liaison, marketing, vendor management, and fundraising and sponsorship efforts.
  • Execute responsibilities on timely basis and within budgeted parameters.
  • Work with Development Director to create and maintain programs to promote planned giving as part of estate and trust planning. 
  • Take a leadership role in the Camp Sabra annual and Capital Campaign that addresses the short-term, intermediate and long-term needs of updating the facilities, as outlined in Camp Sabra’s Strategic Plan. Work with Camp Sabra staff to develop strong alumni relations efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required
  • 5 to 7 years of increasingly responsible development experience with a solid understanding of fundraising concepts and demonstrated success in annual campaigns, corporate sponsorship, major gifts, planned giving, direct mail and special events is required.
  • Must be able to organize and implement strategic plans (financial, business development, marketing, branding, etc.), work independently as well as part of a team, follow through on assignments and prioritize competing tasks
  • Must understand government and private foundation cycles and priorities.
  • Superior organization, communication, social and writing skills along with a talent for creating communal collaborations and partnerships are required.
  • Extensive Judaic knowledge and a deep commitment to the J’s mission and vision are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is required (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Proficiency using Raiser’s Edge is strongly desired or a demonstrated ability to learn new software programs in support of one’s work.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Co-Director, Early Childhood Center (SFC)
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Co-Director of the Staenberg Family Complex (SFC) Early Childhood Center at our Creve Coeur location. This full time, exempt position is eligible for our employee benefits and discount package. While the position is primarily scheduled Monday-Friday, there are occasional evening and weekend hours for scheduled staff meetings, open houses, parent committee events, etc.

Summary
The Early Childhood Center at SFC serves approximately 175 children of culturally diverse backgrounds each year. The program is accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. It provides full day care for infants from six weeks of age up until pre-kindergarten and also supports the operations of the agency’s extensive children’s day camp. We utilize the Project Construct Curriculum Framework and focus on character-development, value driven programming (through the lens of Conscious Discipline) for our students. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations at the SFC facility with specific responsibilities described below.

Supervises
Primary supervisor of teachers within six classrooms (infant through 3 years of age) - approximately 25-30 mostly full-time staff; Secondary supervisor of teachers within four classrooms (3-5 years) - approximately 10-15 mostly full-time staff; supervisor of SFC ECC Business Manager

Responsibilities
The following items are shared with the other Co-Director. Where appropriate, each Co-Director will be responsible for their primary classrooms but both Co-Directors have responsibility and authority to oversee all classrooms

Supervision

  • Hire, supervise, and assign teachers, ensuring each staff member has appropriate training, an updated copy of their Job Description, licensure requirements, Work Rules, guidelines, etc.
  • Act as a mediator for staff teams when required to foster a team environment.
  • Develop and regularly review staffing plan for all programs, working with Human Resources to hire as necessary.
  • Supervise staff, including the documentation, observation, and evaluation of their performance.
  • Provide leadership to children, parents and staff by role-modeling and problem solving; model great customer service and open communication
  • Observe in every classroom regularly to develop relationships with each parent and each child. Be aware of children’s progress and/or problems; provide coaching to teachers and families as appropriate.
  • Supervise and review staff preparation of parent-teacher conferences; participate in conferences when appropriate
  • Provide supervision of SFC ECC Business Manager
  • In conjunction with Family Engagement Director, plan and provide development opportunities for all staff
  • Plan agenda and conduct monthly staff meetings

Curriculum Development

  • Take personal responsibility to keep current on latest educational trends, management skills, supervisory techniques by attending workshops, classes, seminars and personal reading
  • Responsible for planning and implementing programs and activities
  • Provide curriculum resource materials to staff and review lesson plans weekly with staff

General Program Administration

  • Keep abreast of all developments within the entire Early Childhood program at the J; maintain ongoing communication with other Site Directors as well as Family Engagement Director
  • Understand all ECC and Agency-wide policies and procedures and implement them
  • Welcome and greet parents and children on a daily basis
  • Attend Leadership Team and Program Staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Proactively develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other program staff; seek opportunities to cross-sell and cross-program, finding ways to bring families into the J as a whole, not just ECC.
  • Attend and actively participate in regular ECC Management Team meetings
  • Confer with teachers, JF&CS/Belle Center staff, parents and specialists to be alert to early intervention concerning medical, emotional, learning or psychological problems of children.
  • Respond to parent’s questions, concerns or complaints in a timely manner always following through
  • Schedule and give tours to prospective families
  • Periodically visit Camp Essman Katan to ensure early childhood children and families are succeeding in that environment
  • Other tasks/projects as assigned

Fiscal Responsibility

  • With Accounting Department, supervisor and ECC Management team, develop, implement and ensure compliance with budgets
  • Review monthly budget reports to ensure budget is on track with forecast
  • Maintain and track classroom budgets to insure no classroom overspends, communicate with classrooms

Marketing & Communication

  • Work with the Marketing department on developing, designing, and implementing a marketing plan for the center.
  • Prepare and distribute communications and memos to staff and parents via Pro Care, Life Cubby, email, and hard copy.
  • Work together with the Director of Community Relations to develop and send out customer surveys to parents each school year and as required for licensure/accreditation.

Accreditation & Licensing

  • With staff, ensure programs are in full compliance with DFS, Missouri Voluntary Accreditation and J policy as well as  achieving and maintaining State of Missouri, DFS, Missouri Voluntary Accreditation and other licensing
  • Prepare department (including program & paperwork review) for accreditation and licensing visits
  • Collaborate with B&G staff to ensure regulations are up to standard
  • Maintain qualifications to be listed on the J’s State of Missouri ECC License

Minimum Qualification

  • BA/BS degree in Early Childhood Education (or related field) required; Masters Degree preferred.
  • Must be able to be a licensed Director under the State of Missouri’s code.
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in the area of education of young children is preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience is strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate educational practices and legislation, regulations, licensing and resources related to the field of early childhood is required.
  • Project Construct and Conscious Discipline training and experience is preferred.
  • Strong speaking and writing skills and ability to articulate the organization’s mission and core values, particularly to parents, staff, potential donors, and the external constituency.
  • Must be proficient with computers and have demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook). Should also have demonstrated ability to learn new software programs as there are additional software tools (Pro Care, Life Cubby, CSI) to learn as part of our operations.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills and ability to focus on multi-year goals and objectives
  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm, energy, understanding, build consensus and work effectively with a wide array of individuals, including colleagues and lay leaders
  • Openness to serving as a role model and acting in a professional manner that reflects good character and ethics
  • Judaic knowledge and a deep commitment to the J mission and vision
  • 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)

Early Childhood employees are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Safety Registry. Active registration in good standing must be maintained for employment at our center. A pre-employment negative TB test result (with follow up testing as directed by licensure) and current Hepatitis A vaccinations are required per state regulations (provided as necessary). Passing of pre-employment physical and background screenings are required.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Chief Financial Officer
The Jewish Community Center is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our Executive Leadership team reporting directly to our President/CEO. The J has an overall budget of approximately $20 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 in order 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:
  • Manager of Accounting
  • Database Administrator

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

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in related field is required.
  • C.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 resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Director of Development
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Director of Development to join our Executive Leadership team. This position, reporting to our President/CEO, is responsible for leading all fundraising efforts across our organization. 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. In addition to the Development department’s goal of raising annual contributions totaling 10% of our overall budget of approximately $20 million, we are the recipient of approximately $1.2 million each from United Way and Jewish Federation of St Louis.

Summary
The Director, Development leads the Development function and staff of the Jewish Community Center to create a vision in line with the JCC’s strategic plan and deliver on all fundraising activities. This position is an executive level position reporting directly to the President/CEO and serves on the JCC’s Executive team.

Responsibilities

  • Hire, train, supervise and lead the Development team by providing ongoing feedback, actively coaching and mentoring, management of performance to goals and identifying targeted professional development opportunities.
  • Create an annual development plan and budget as well as a strategically forward looking 5 year plan to achieve the goal of raising contributions equal to 10% of the JCC’s overall budget of approximately $20 million on an annual basis. 
  • Participate in major institutional decision-making, especially as related to development, such as setting fund raising goals and integrating development strategies into the J’s overall mission.
  • Continue the growth of the “Millstone Society” and other annual giving programs. Develop new annual giving programs as necessary.
  • Expand the Legacy program for estate planning gifts.
  • Manage current events and develop new events to increase the J’s appeal to new target groups of individual donors.
  • Identify new opportunities and support ongoing efforts in the attainment of grants from government and foundation sources. Write and submit grant applications, proposals, sponsorship packages, etc. on behalf of the J.
  • Establish strategies to approach funders (foundation, corporate, individual, and government) for significant financial support, and develop creative ways of promoting the J’s programs for support.
  • Direct the continuation of and enhancement of a growing major gifts portfolio of donors. Identify new funders and develop personalized stewardship plans for top donors. Organize all stewardship activities to ensure that the J communicates with donors on a regular basis.
  • Together with Accounting, ensure proper protocols are in place to receive and account for donations. Ensure all donor records are accurately recorded into our databases as well as ensure the database is up to date. Ensure all donor correspondence is accurate and sent in timely fashion (thank you letters, tax letters, etc.).
  • Work together with the J’s Marketing Department to build and enhance public relations efforts, including defining message and creating necessary collateral material.
  • Mobilize, support, and train Board Members and other volunteers to fundraise for the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required
  • 5 to 10 years of increasingly responsible development experience with a solid understanding of fundraising concepts and demonstrated success in capital/endowment campaigns, major gifts, planned giving, direct mail and special events is required.
  • Must be able to organize and implement strategic plans (financial, business development, marketing, branding, etc.), work independently as well as part of a team, follow through on assignments and prioritize competing tasks
  • Must understand government and private foundation cycles and priorities.
  • Superior organization, communication, social and writing skills along with a talent for creating communal collaborations and partnerships are required.
  • Prior supervisory experience is desired.
  • Extensive Judaic knowledge and a deep commitment to the JCC mission and vision are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is required (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access). Proficiency using Raiser’s Edge is strongly desired or a demonstrated ability to learn new software programs in support of one’s work.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full time Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor to join our Building and Grounds team. This position works primarily at our Chesterfield location and is eligible for our employee benefits package.

The work schedule for this position is Wednesday - Sunday, 5:00am - 1:30pm

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 poses 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.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Early Childhood Teachers
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for Full Time Teachers to join our Early Childhood Program. These positions are full time and include our employee benefits package (medical, dental, pension, 403b, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, etc.

Available positions and locations
Creve Coeur
Mon - Fri, 11:30am - 6:00pm (32.5 hours per week)
Four 10-hour days with start & end times varying between 7:00am - 6:00pm (scheduled work days TBD)

Chesterfield
Mon, Tue, Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm; Thu 8:00am - 1:00pm (35 hours per week)

Overview
The J’s Early Childhood Program is an “Ethical Start School” accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct Curriculum Framework.  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 12 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 60 hours college credit and/or CDA (Child Development Associate) is required for full time.
  • 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, transcript and salary history.
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Camp Nurses
We have openings at the J for Camp Nurses in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both our Cerve Coeur and Chesterfield locations.  Camps run for 11 weeks, May 26 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15.  Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. Our caring and enthusiastic camp nurse is the health manager for the camps, supervises health and cleanliness standards, works with camp directors and staff; and helps provide adequate physical health conditions for all.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise health care needs for campers and staff during camp hours.
  • Supervise all delivery of medications during camp hours
  • Assist Camp Director in training staff
  • Ensure each staff member and camper has on file a health history and examination form
  • Conduct regular inventory of supplies and place orders proactively to ensure timely arrival with Day Camp Director approval.
  • Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including record-keeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders
  • Maintain regular parent communications
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Check and issue first-aid kits to all camps and specific areas within the camps
  • Maintain a clean and orderly Health Center (nurse’s office)
  • Keep accident/incident reports used for risk-management in coordination with Human Resources.
  • Prepare summary and evaluation of the camp season including inventories and camper and staff reports on health problems, and make recommendations for following season
  • Monitor/evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthy conditions in the camp 
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must hold current Missouri license as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience with children and young adults is required, camp experience preferred. 
  • Ability to originate, update, and/or monitor health care, maintain records, and implement the health care plan is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is required.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations, including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is required.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are necessary.
  • Current CPR, First Aid and AED certifications are required
  • Desire to work in a camp community is necessary.

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.           Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sports Camp Coordinator
We have openings at the J for Sports Camp Coordinators in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. This seasonal position is available at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Camps run for 11 weeks, May 26 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15.  Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. In addition to sports, the sports camp includes the following activities for the campers: swimming, arts & crafts, drama, music, Israeli culture, cooking, field trips and nature.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise, train, and assist in the evaluation of Sports Camp counselors
  • Set up, demonstrate, provide instruction and lead skill stations of designated sports
  • Work with Camp Director to  plan, implement, supervise camp schedule and assist  with special events and field trips, staff orentation, and help to define camp goals
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, carpool, swimming, lunch and camper assessments
  • Maintain regular parent communications
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day camp rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; college experience preferred
  • Previous sports experience required; prior sports instructional experience preferred
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp are required.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is required.
  • Ability to teach assigned activity; specialized knowledge required for gymnastics is required. 
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations, including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is required.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are required.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.             Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gymnastics Camp Coordinator
We have an opening at the J for a Gymnastics Camp Director in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. This seasonal position is available at our Creve Coeur location. Camps run for 11 weeks, May 26 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15. Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. In addition to gymnastics, the gymnastics camp includes the following activities for the campers: swimming, outdoor activities, crafts, drama, sports, fitness, field trips and nature.

Responsibilities

  • Design and lead Gymnastic program  which provides campers with opportunities to enhance current skills as well as gain new skills in floor exercise, vault, and balance beam.  The program  needs to be designed to accommodate campers with varying levels of gymnastics experience. 
  • Supervise, train, and assist in evaluating Gymnastics Camp Counselors.
  • Work with Camp Director to  plan, implement, supervise camp schedule and assist  with special events and field trips, staff orientation, and help to define camp goals.
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, carpool, swimming, lunch and camper assessments .
  • Ensure Gymnastics Camp staff use proper techniques and safety precautions in all spotting, teaching, and use of gymnastics equipment.
  • Maintain regular parent communications.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforece all JCC and Day camp rules and regulations
  • 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/GED required; College Degree preferred;college expereince preferred.
  • Previous gymnastics experience required; prior gymnastics instructional experience preferred.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Must be able to teach gymnastics to children in an effective and safe manner.
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp is required.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engae with children in an enthusiastic manner is required.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is required.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability is necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control is necessary.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.            Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camp of the Arts Coordinator
We have openings at the J for Camp of the Arts Coordinators in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. This seasonal position is available at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Camps run for 11 weeks, May 26 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15. Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. In addition to Arts, the Arts camp includes the following activities for the campers: swimming, drama, music, sports, Israeli culture, cooking, field trips and nature.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise, train, and assist in evaluating Camp of the Arts counselors
  • Set up, demonstrate, provide instruction and lead skill stations of designated arts projects
  • Work with Camp Director to plan, implement, supervise camp schedule and assist  with special events and field trips, staff orentation, and help to define camp goals
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, carpool, swimming, lunch and camper assessments
  • Maintain regular parent communications
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Help each participant meet camp goals established for camper development
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Enforce and teach appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day Camp rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; college experience preferred
  • Previous experience in the arts required; prior art instructional experience preferred
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp are required
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is necessary.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations, including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is required.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are necessary.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.            Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camp Counselors
We have openings at the J for Camp Counselors in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield.  Most camps run for 11 weeks, May 27 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday,  8:45 – 3:15. Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate along with campers in a variety of activities: swimming, outdoor activities, crafts, drama, sports and nature.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with campers at all times, plan and lead activities as needed. Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all camp programs.
  • Ensure campers are participating and behaving while in speciality areas. Assist specialist with teaching and managing activity as needed.
  • Swim with campers daily. Assist swim instuctors with lessons as needed, engage with campers in the pool during free swim. Serve as “eyes on deck” when assigned.
  • Care for the physcial and emotional well being of campers at all times.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day Camp rules and regulations.
  • These are not the only duties to be performed.  Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 16 years of age by  June 1st  or completed the Counselor in Training program in 2014, exceptions:
    • Counselor in Training must be entering 10th grade; Ben A’ Kiba Teen Mitzvah both require high school diplomas/GED.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience is essential
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp is required
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is required
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity; specialized knowledge required for sports, gymnastics  and arts camps is required
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is required
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability is required
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control is required
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for certain camps (training provided if necessary)
  • Note that some camps require sucessful registration on the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry as a condition of employment. If required, this registration must be maintained in good standing for continued employment.

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.            Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inclusion Counselors
We have openings at the J for Inclusion Counselors in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield. Most camps run for 11 weeks, May 27 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15. Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. Our caring and enthusiastic Inclusion Counselors provide one on one support to children and youth with developmental disabilities as they participate in regular camp programming and participate along with campers in a variety of activities including: swimming, outdoor activities, crafts, drama, sports and nature.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with campers at all times
  • Support camper as they participate in group or individual activities, helping them to be successful in all camp programs
  • Write and maintain progress notes pertaining to each camper’s goals
  • Make accommodations to activities, as needed, to allow the campers to fully participate
  • Facilitate transitions or sensory breaks as needed
  • Assist campers with personal care needs as needed
  • Appropriately manage crisis situations related to behavior or health as needed
  • Work cooperatively with counselors and specialist leading the program
  • Care for the physical and emotional well being of campers at all times
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow and enforece all JCC and Day Camp rules and regulations
  • 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.

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.            Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camp Specialist
We have openings at the J for Camp Specialists in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield. Most camps run for 11 weeks, May 27 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15. Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. Our caring and enthusiastic Specialists plan and implement activities (in their specialty area) for campers ages 3 -14.  Specialty areas include: sports, arts & crafts, music, nature/science, cooking, Judaics, and communications. 

Responsibilities

  • Engage with campers at all times, plan and lead activities in speciality area. Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all camp programs.
  • Create lesson plans for all activities and review with camp director during staff  training.
  • Orient all campers and staff on proper use of equipment and behavior when in specialty area.
  • Care for the physical and emotional well being of campers.
  • Keep records on all participants to help them progress from beginner to advanced levels.
  • Assist Director with all camp programming.
  • Check equipment regularly and alert the Director of any repairs needed.
  • Submit orders for equipment and or supplies to the Director, planning ahead to ensure timely arrival.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day Camp rules and regulations
  • These are not the only duties to be performed.  Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 16 years of age by  June 1st  or completed the Counselor in Training program in 2014, exceptions:
    • Counselor in Training must be entering 10th grade; Ben A’ Kiba Teen Mitzvah both require high school diplomas/GED.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Ability to teach assigned speciality area is required.
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp is required.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is required.
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity; specialized knowledge required for sports, gymnastics  and arts camps is required.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is required.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are necessary.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for certain camps (training provided if necessary)
  • Note that some camps require sucessful registration on the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry as a condition of employment. If required, this registration must be maintained in good standing for continued employment.

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.            Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre- and Post-Care Coordinator
We have openings at the J for Pre- and Post-Care Coordinator in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Pre- and Post-Care runs Monday – Friday for 11 weeks, May 27 – August 7. Pre- and Post-Care Coordinator hours are Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 6:00pm. Mandatory staff orientation is required prior to start of camp at date/time to be determined.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise, train, and assist in evaluating Pre and Post Care staff.
  • Work with Camp Director to ensure that Pre and Post Care provides a safe and fun environment  for children and staff.
  • Create work schedule for Pre and Post Care staff.
  • Plan activity schedules for campers in Pre and Post Care.
  • Coordinate swim time with Aquatics Director.
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, parent pick up and drop off, swimming, snack and camper assessments.
  • Communicate with parents in an appropriate and customer oriented manner.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Enforce and teach appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day camp rules and regulations.
  • 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/GED required; College Degree preferred.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Previous adminstrative experience is a plus
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp is required.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is necessary.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is necessary.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are necessary.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for certain camps (training provided if necessary)
  • Note that some camps require sucessful registration on the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry as a condition of employment. If required, this registration must be maintained in good standing for continued employment.

To apply, please complete the Day Camp Counselor Application and return it following the instructions on the application. Note that this is not an online form. Please be sure to write which location and position you are applying for on your application.            Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Coordinator, Jewish Arts and Soul Project
The Jewish Community Center is seeking a part time Program Coordinator, Jewish Arts and Soul Project to develop and manage a new menu of Jewish Arts and Soul programming at the J. Candidates must have the flexibility of schedule to work days, evenings, and weekends in support of programs and classes. The weekly schedule for this position is flexible and expected to be approximately 20 hours per week.

Summary
The J is undertaking a new initiative to target adults under aged 60 in innovative Jewish arts and soul programming thanks to a grant from the St. Louis Jewish Federation. Programs will occur two times on average per month and could consist of Jewish craft workshops (glass, wood, ceramic, canvas painting, fabric, etc), Jewish spiritual experiences (yoga, meditation, mindfulness, singing, drum circles, etc), Jewish parenting classes, and more. All programs will have a Jewish theme and focus and be taught by expert and qualified artists and teachers in their field some locally, and some from out of town. This new position will manage all logistical aspects of the implementation of this new project. These responsibilities include a broad array of tasks including program creation and scheduling, securing and hiring artists and teachers, marketing the program, working with a committee, recruiting students and assisting with registration and program evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement two Jewish Arts and Soul programs each month according to project parameters
  • Schedule programs as not to conflict with other major J or Jewish community programs
  • Interview, hire, and work together with artist, teachers, and workshop leaders in planning for each program according to agency HR policies and guidelines
  • Develop and staff a program committee of volunteers to help in the design of programming and to assist with promotion and recruitment of participants
  • Assist with registration process together with Agency’s Program Registrar
  • Develop a tool for evaluation of each program by participants utilizing Agency survey tools.
  • Together with J Marketing department develop and execute a marketing plan which includes posters, fliers, media releases (print, broadcast, social media, website, etc.), programs, web and print ads, e-blast etc. Oversee design, printing, production, and distribution. Manage related social media efforts in connection with programs.
  • Manage and adhere to project budget. Submit check requests and invoices for payment following Agency protocol.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field required.
  • Minimum two years professional experience in administration of arts, Jewish engagement programming or related programming required.
  • Knowledge of Jewish ritual objects, Jewish life and Jewish spiritual practices preferred.
  • Prior experience working with artists and/or teachers required.
  • Prior public relations and marketing experience is desired.
  • Must have flexibility of schedule to include days, evening, and weekends in support of programming.
  • Must have strong customer service and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Aquatics Lesson Coordinator
The Jewish Community Center is hiring for a part time Aquatics Lesson Coordinator to join our Aquatics team. 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. This 20-25 hour per week position will primarily be located at our Creve Coeur location; however, should be prepared to support our Chesterfield location if need should arise.

Summary
The Aquatics Lesson Coordinator will be responsible for growing aquatic group and private lesson programming participation, satisfaction and revenue. Work involves teaching and on deck supervision of our group lessons as well as keeping the swim instructors on the same path with the program. This position may carry over to include the supervision and training of day camp counselors and aquatic staff who are involved during camp swim lessons.

Schedule will include days, weekends and evenings as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop lesson standards/curriculum following Red Cross guidelines and industry best practices. Ensure instructors are trained, coached, and are following the program curriculum.
  • Provide supervision to swim instructors and assist in the evaluation of teaching staff.
  • Responsible for both coordinating and supervising swim lessons
  • Responsible for customer/parent communications as necessary and for coaching staff on proper communication techniques.
  • Responsible for teaching various lessons.
  • Create new options for expansion of lesson programming.
  • Keep current with Aquatics programming trends and develop recommendations for the J’s programming.
  • Together with supervisor, plan to promote and grow lesson programming (revenues).
  • Actively evaluate program using available tools (i.e. surveys).
  • Maintains records to accurately document attendance and performance at lessons.
  • Assists in program registration to ensure proper placement and enrollment by age and skill level of individuals in the group and private swim lesson programs.
  • Maintains certification requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory Duties
This position assists in the supervision of the swim instructor staff and other aquatic staff as related to programming.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • Current college student or BA/BS degree is preferred. 
  • One year of related work experience or other equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification is required
  • Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Prior customer service experience is required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in interpreting policies and procedures, and in resolving conflicts or personnel problems.
  • Demonstrated professional public relation skills, and effective interpersonal communication skills are a must.
  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred.

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KidZone Coordinator
The Jewish Community Center has an open position for a Kidzone Coordinator to join our team. Kidzone provides on-site babysitting services to parents as they participate in programming at the J. This part time, 25 hour/week position provides leadership to our KidZone and Game Zone operations at our Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe, clean, interactive environment where children and youth can play, grow, and explore is provided.
  • Plan and prepare age appropriate activities for children ages 6 weeks-12 years in all programs, coordinating with our Early Education Department/staff, and ensure that operations are consistent between the Fox and SFC locations.
  • Plan, market, and staff a monthly Party Zone event which provides activities for children while parents have a night out.
  • Ensure staff provides general care to and interaction with children.
  • Manage inventory and procurement of all supplies needed.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate part time staff.
  • Ensure proper staff to child ratio in maintained at all times.
  • Scheduling of part time staff.
  • Plan and conduct staff meetings and trainings.
  • Create and follow budget.
  • Maintain, organize, and input reservations, registrations, and payments.
  • Log attendance, reservations, and emergency contact information.
  • Create/update policies and procedures and ensure compliance accordingly on an on-going basis.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with parents.
  • Promote and market programs through publicity flyers and news information to brochures, eBlasts, and J Journal for program recruitment.
  • Assist in promoting agency programs and services.
  • Ensure compliance with safety and emergency policies.
  • Follow and enforce all J policies.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Degree in Early Education or comparable work experience is required
  • Must have/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification
  • Good Customer Service skills are required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary
  • Ability to multi task and make adjustments due to various daily needs is necessary
  • Professional appearance and pleasing personality
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position, which may include lifting up to 30 pounds, bending, squatting, sitting, and reaching.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
We have open positions at the Jewish Community Center for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors. These part time positions are available at our Chesterfield and Creve Coeur locations. Our Aquatics program takes place in 6 indoor and outdoor pools and includes: lap swimming, water walking, aqua exercise classes, swim team, lessons, water slides, and children’s water play features. Positions are available immediately for day, evening and weekend hours. We are also hiring for summer lifeguards as well.

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 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

  • 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, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Inclusion Shadows
The Jewish Community Center has openings for part time Inclusion Shadows to join our Inclusion team to support our Sunday Friendship programming for adults with developmental disabilities. This program takes place one to two Sundays per month with the activity lasting for approximately 2-5 hours.

Summary
Inclusion Counselors and Shadows provide support to children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities as they participate in regular programming at the J in Creve Coeur and Chesterfield, as well as in the community. 

Responsibilities

  • Support children, youth, and adults as they participate in group or individual activities
  • Write and maintain progress notes pertaining to each participant’s goals
  • Make accommodations to activities as needed to allow the participant to be fully involved
  • Facilitate transitions or sensory breaks as needed
  • Assist participant with personal care needs as needed
  • Appropriately manage crisis situations related to behavior or health as needed
  • Work cooperatively with counselors or coordinators leading the program
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all J rules, regulations, and standards
  • Attend training and meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Program Coordinator, Gesher Music Festival
The Jewish Community Center is seeking a seasonal, part time Program Coordinator for the Gesher Music Festival of Emerging Artists. This position begins in March of 2015 and ends in August 2015 for the Festival which takes place August 16 – 23, 2015. Candidates must have the flexibility of schedule to work days, evenings, and weekends in support of Festival events. The weekly schedule for this position is flexible and expected to be approximately 10 hours per week during March, April and May, 15 hours per week during June and July and 23 hours per week in August.

Summary
This position manages all logistical aspects of a one week chamber music festival (Gesher Music Festival of Emerging Artists). These responsibilities include a broad array of tasks from arranging for musician housing to selecting outreach venues/partnerships, to foreseeing potential problems and developing solutions in order to bring together the whole event.

Responsibilities

  • Select and schedule outreach venues and performances, arranging for payment of fees where applicable. Any required contracts and or certificates of insurance are to be processed following J protocol working with the Festival Director and the Sr. Director, Facilities.
  • Procure and arrange all musicians housing as well as travel arrangements as needed.
  • Determine needs and arrange for rentals of or borrowing of piano and music shells.
  • Select vendors and make arrangements for photographers, videographers, and audio enhancement.
  • Work with agency Technical Director for venue lighting arrangements.
  • Together with J Marketing department prepare and send releases for the media (print, broadcast, social media, J website, etc) as necessary. Arrange for advance interviews.
  • Together with J Marketing department develop and execute a marketing plan which includes posters, fliers, programs, web and print ads, etc. Oversee design, printing, production, and distribution. Manage Festival website and related social media sites.
  • Research and develop sponsor contacts for Festival. Work with Festival Director and Development department for additional leads. Contact leads directly or by letter where appropriate.
  • Work with Marketing on program ad design and layout.
  • Manage and adhere to Festival budget. Submit check requests and invoices for payment following agency protocol.
  • Manage Festival volunteers: determine opportunities, work together with J Volunteer Coordinator to source volunteers, network with committees for potential volunteers, and provide welcome and instruction to all volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field required.
  • Two years professional experience in administration of classical music events, symphony, or music festivals preferred.
  • Prior experience working with artists and musicians required.
  • Prior public relations and marketing experience is desired.
  • Must have flexibility of schedule to include days, evening, and weekends in support of Festival events.
  • Must have strong customer service and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Senior Olympics Registrar
We have a seasonal, part time position available at the Jewish Community Center for a Senior Olympics Registrar. This position runs from January to June, working 20-40 hours per week. Applicants please take note that attendance at the Senior Olympics is mandatory and the event takes place over Memorial Day weekend, May 21 – 26, 2015 with no events taking place on Sunday, May 24 due to the Jewish Holiday of Shavuot.

The St. Louis Senior Olympics promotes the health and wellness of men and women 50 years of age and better by providing them opportunities to participate in competitive and social events. This Olympic-style competition offers 90+ different events. This position will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Director and volunteers to implement a strategic plan that contributes to the continued success of the games.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with Director, Volunteer Coordinator and Development Director to implement a volunteer and participant recruitment program
  • Responsible for and supervises volunteers in processing entry forms and mailing confirmation notices utilizing two software programs. Provide assistance to athletes during the entry process. Run reporting to track entries to date and ensure accuracy of entries.
  • Utilizing agency’s Marketing department, assist the Director with the development of all print material including but not limited to newsletters and entry forms.
  • Research potential corporate partnerships with different programs in and around the St. Louis area, in conjunction with Development department, to increase participation in the Games.
  • Assist Director and volunteers with responding to participant, volunteer, sponsor and media inquiries.
  • Work collaboratively with the games chairperson, committee members and volunteers in the planning of the Games.
  • During the Games and immediately after tabulate and publish results.
  • Ensure that appropriate appreciation correspondence is sent to all parties. Maintain a master list of all who should receive a thank you, for what and when sent.
  • Build positive relationships with participants, volunteers, staff and sponsors.
  • Assist in collaborating with other groups and organizations which will result in meeting event goals.
  • Attend all committee meetings and brainstorming sessions, assist the Director with following up on action items as well as attend the Games on May 21  – 26, 2015 with no events taking place on Sunday, May 24 due to the Jewish Holiday of Shavuot.
  • Assist with other SRA and J projects and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Prior experience working with the athletes’ age demographic is preferred.
  • Prior experience in organized sports is preferred.
  • Must be a problem solver and one who takes the initiative.
  • Skill in use of personal computers and related software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task and problem solve efficiently.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Note that during the Games, work is performed both indoors and outdoors across our campus and other event locations in the St Louis area. Applicants should be able to meet the physical demands of the position during the Games which includes working outside in weather conditions of St Louis in late May (sun/heat/humidity/rain), lifting up to 20lbs, and able to move about our campus.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Administrative Assistant, Adult Day Center
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part time Administrative Assistant to join our Adult Day Center (ADC) team. This position is scheduled to work Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:30pm with a half hour lunch for total of 25 hours per week.

Summary
Provide administrative, accounts payable, and accounts receivable support to the director and staff of the ADC program. Position provides main customer interface to participants, families and guests as they enter the program facility or call with questions.

Responsibilities

  • Provide exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers. Answer customer inquiries about ADC program and services, typically via email and telephone. Greet customers and guests who enter the facility. Prepare and deliver outgoing communications to customers as needed (letters, phone calls, voicemail greetings, etc.)
  • Answer incoming calls and voicemails to the department promptly: log all calls and voicemails, delegate calls to appropriate team members, escalate calls as necessary, etc. Answer as many calls as possible to minimize those that go to voicemail. 
  • In charge of participant record keeping and files. Create new participant files (both paper and electronic) upon enrollment; ensure all paperwork is completed, including all information related to billing. Maintain paper and electronic files throughout participation in program. Coordinate all discharge processing of participant file. Coordinate as needed with Accounts Receivable and ADC staff.
  • Track participant attendance statistics daily. Record in accordance with state, federal, insurance, and ADC guidelines. Prepare required reports. Print and place attendance report in participant files yearly and or upon discharge (if sooner). Work with the Transportation Coordinator to ensure attendance days are accurately tracked for make-up and billing purposes.
  • Record participant admissions and discharges. Prepare and send internal reports monthly.
  • Prepare and send out departmental billing in accordance with Accounting Department and funder guidelines (Medicaid, CACFP, MEAAA, VA, DMH, insurance companies, private pay, scholarship, rentals, etc.)
  • Track volunteer hours on a weekly basis, log into Excel spreadsheet, and submit monthly to Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Together with the Transportation Coordinator monitor daily transportation needs, prepare driver rosters, and other reports as requested.
  • Compile and prepare monthly calendar for ADC, coordinate review/approvals, and submit to Marketing. Coordinate print order with Marketing. Distribute copy of calendar to staff and participants. Send monthly menu and newsletter to Marketing for posting on the website.
  • Prepare monthly receipts and expense reports for approval and submission.
  • Compile and complete online purchase orders following J procedures. Manage office supply inventory and coordinate orders with Accounting.
  • Prepare deposits as needed following Accounting protocol.
  • Assist with preparation of grant proposals as necessary.
  • Provide administrative support to ADC staff and director as needed.
  • Pick up and distribute departmental mail daily.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; College Degree is preferred.
  • Prior customer service experience in a fast paced environment is required.
  • Prior accounts receivable or accounts payable experience is required.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be able to multi task, manage changing priorities, detail oriented, and be very organized.
  • Demonstrated capability using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software applications as necessary for position.
  • Able to use common office equipment (multi-line phone, fax/copier/scanner/printer, etc.)
  • Must have the ability read and understand written materials and instructions.
  • Able to bend and lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds, work seated at a desk, and move throughout the buildings.

Position requires registration on MO Family Care Safety Registry which must be maintained for continued employment.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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A/V 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. 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 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, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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NJT 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. 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 dismantling of sets as required 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, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Sports and Recreation Program Assistant
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for Sports and Recreation Program Assistants to join our Sports, Recreation and Aquatics team. These part time positions are available at both of our locations (Creve Coeur and Chesterfield) depending on time of year and the corresponding sports programs and leagues on our schedule. On occasion special events may be held at additional locations. Candidates should be available to work afternoons/evenings and weekends. Multiple positions are available!

Summary
The Sports Recreation & Aquatics Department (SRA) promotes wellness as the primary goal by offering programming that supports the physical, social and emotional well being of our participants.  Success is achieved through community outreach, quality programming, upholding Jewish values, professional staffing and fiscal responsibility. Adult & Youth Sports are a core component to the SRA Department with sports including basketball, floor hockey, baseball/softball, soccer, flag football, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and special events such as the Senior Olympics, sports camps, Triathlons, Maccabi/Jr. Maccabi and Labor Day Run.

The Sports and Recreation Program Assistant will be responsible for working with SRA staff and volunteers in order to successfully implement these programs.

Duties include

  • Under the guidance of the program supervisor assist with skill instruction, coaching, creation and running of drills, practice sessions, etc. for assigned programs.
  • Assist with officiating as needed, including the calling of fouls, rule violations, communicating with coaches and players while maintaining a professional demeanor. Help the players to learn the game by providing explanations of calls.
  • Accurately record the score of the game and required statistics for the sport.
  • Under the guidance of the program supervisor assist with the set up of the facility, indoors or outdoors, for programming. This could include fields, courts, special events, etc.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times while at the same time building relationships with participants to ensure they have a quality experience and promote program participation.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving escalating to supervisor as necessary.
  • Attend all staff meetings, clinics, and training sessions as requested.
  • Maintain good attendance and be punctual to programs, events, games and meetings.
  • Adhere to JCC and departmental policies as set forth by supervisor
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Prior experience as a player, coach, referee, or scorekeeper in the sport for which you are applying is desired and preferred.
  • Prior knowledge of rules of play for sports we offer is desired. Must be willing and able to learn unfamiliar sports.
  • Must be able to count and calculate statistics related to the games.
  • Desire and ability to work with children (for youth programs). Prior experience working with children preferred.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills and be able to relate across multiple groups—children, adults, parents, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Must have the ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Must be able to assist in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability to changing situations are required.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self control are required.
  • Must have the auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to move equipment around the playing field/court as needed.
  • Must be physically capable to perform manual labor, work both indoors and outdoors, and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Sports Officials
The Jewish Community Center has part time openings for Sports Officials to join our Sports, Recreation and Aquatics team in support of our youth and adult programming. The sports vary with the season and games takes place at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Candidates should have evening and weekend availability.

Summary
Officiate games in our sports leagues including but not limited to basketball, softball, volleyball and floor hockey while educating players on the game. Our youth programs focus on developing young players through skill building and good sportsmanship. Our adult leagues are recreational leagues that encompass fun and friendly competition while maintaining respect and dignity both on and off the field.

Duties include

  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Carry out the duties of an official, including the calling of fouls, rule violations, communicating with coaches and players while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Follow procedures in reporting incidents and accidents to supervisor and fill out appropriate paperwork
  • Help the younger Youth Sports participants learn the game (i.e. explain violations during the course of the game)
  • Attend all staff meetings, clinics, and training sessions as requested
  • Maintain good attendance and be punctual to games and meetings. Follow all staff rules and regulations set forth by the supervisor
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Prior experience as a player, coach, referee in the sport for which you are applying is desired and preferred.
  • MSHSAA, NSA, ASA, USSSA, and USSF certifications are preferred for officials.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills and be able to relate across multiple groups—children, adults, parents, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Must have the ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Must be ability to assist in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability to changing situations are required.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self control are required.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Maintenance II - Custodial/Room Setup Associate
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis for a part time Maintenance II: Custodial/Room Set Up Associate(s)-SFC in our Buildings and Grounds Department at our Creve Coeur location. We are specifically looking for a female Maintenance II employee(s) to service our women’s locker and rest rooms during these shifts.

Available shifts are:
Sunday, 7:30am - 6:00pm
Monday, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday, 5:00pm - 10:00pm

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, exihibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings.
  • Clean and service women’s restrooms and locker rooms.
  • 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.
  • 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 or shovel snow 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade School graduation
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Ability to climb and work with the use of a ladder
  • Ability to obtain and use a Commercial Chauffer’s Driver’s License
  • 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 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.
  • 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 submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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The Club Counselors
We have openings starting in August at the Jewish Community Center for Counselor, The Club in our before and after school care children’s programming. These part time positions are for our before and after school program called The Club and our pre and post care offering for summer day camp. 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 beginning in August for:

  • Chesterfield location: Monday-Friday, 2:15 - 6:00pm
  • Substitute Counselors at both locations

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 childrens’ 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 childs’ 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 posess 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

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Group Exercise Instructors
We have openings for Group Exercise Instructors who teach our current formats as well as new formats to introduce at 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 matts, 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 J 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 J.
  • 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 J. Follow and enforce J 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 J.
  • 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 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 are required (Outlook, Word, Excel) and demonstrated ability to learn new software programs are required for the position. Training on how to use CSI, software program for membership management, will be provided.

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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 five 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 JCC 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 salary history.
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Member Services Coordinators
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for part time Member Services Coordinators to join our team. Our Member Services Coordinators work at our various customer desks: Front, Fitness, Pool, and Spa. These positions are located at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Applicants must have availability to work mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. A typical schedule for our Member Services Coordinators is 15-20 hours per week. Currently, the following shifts are available:

Creve Coeur Monday-Friday 5:00 - 10:00am
Creve Coeur Monday-Friday 5:00 - 10:00pm
Chesterfield Monday-Friday 1:00 - 8:00pm
Chesterfield Sunday 7:00am - 2:00pm 
Chesterfield Sunday 2:00 - 8:00pm

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, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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KidZone Babysitters
We have part time openings for Babysitters to join our KidZone staff. Shifts are typically from 8:00am - 12:00pm (weekdays), 8:00am - 12:30pm (weekends), 4:00 - 8:00pm (weekdays) and occasional Saturday evenings.

Immediate openings are for:
Chesterfield location
Part time positions available for weekday shifts.
Substitute positions available for day, evening and weekend shifts.


Responsibilities include

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

Qualifications

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a part time Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant to join our team at our Chesterfield location. Current available shifts include days, evenings and weekends.

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, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Shuttle Bus/Van Driver - Subtitute Position
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Substitute Shuttle Bus/Van Driver to join our team. This part time, non exempt position is scheduled on an as needed basis.

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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


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Substitute Teachers
We have openings at the JCC for Substitute Teachers. Several positions are available and hours are on an as needed basis at both locations. Opportunities abound to cover the occasional absence as well as to cover vacations.

Overview:
The J’s Early Childhood Program is an “Ethical Start School” accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct Curriculum Framework in our Center.  We provide care for children ages six-weeks to 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 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up, take down, and clean classroom as necessary.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the children at all times.
  • Assist and or lead activities for the children following the lesson plans for the week.
  • 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 12 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:

  • Minimum of 60 hours college credit and/or CDA (Child Development Associate)
  • College degree in Education or related field
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Prior education experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 18
  • High School Diploma (or GED) required.
  • A minimum of three (3) 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 must be maintained for employment at our center. Annual TB testing and current Hepatitis A vaccinations are required per state regulations.

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Personal Trainers
We have open part time positions at the Jewish Community Center 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.

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Pilates Reformer Instructors
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center 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 (elastic bands, plastic coated hand weights, pilates/yoga mats, pilates rings, etc.).
Candidates must have flexibility of schedule to meet our patrons’ needs, particularly nights 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 JCC.
  • Learn, follow and utilize policies, procedures, programs and equipment offered through the JCC.
  • 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 be currently certified in CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer; and hold a nationally recognized Pilates certification to instruct classes at the JCC
  • Stott Pilates certification is preferred.
  • Prior instructional experience preferred.
  • Must have flexibility of schedule to meet customer needs (days, evenings, and weekends).

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Event Staff
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for part time Event Staff. This part time position serves as the JCC staff contact for customers who rent our facility for events before, during, and after regular JCC hours. The primary focus of this role is to ensure our client’s rental goes smoothly and that they are delighted with their experience.

Flexible schedule with availability to work evening and weekend hours is required. These positions afford a great deal of flexibility as the hours are dependent on rental bookings. We need staff willing to work events at either of our locations (Creve Coeur and Chesterfield).

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as JCC staff representative for events before, during, and after JCC operational hours
  • Work closely with rental customers, J members, and staff in providing superior customer service
  • Coordinate with other JCC departments as necessary to fulfill customer requirements during their event.
  • Present a professional appearance and demeanor at JCC events
  • Assist rental customer in what they need to run a smooth event and promote customer satisfaction
  • Ensure rental customer follows JCC rules and regulations
  • Follow and uphold JCC rules and regulations
  • Follow and be knowledgeable of JCC emergency procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Must hold/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification (JCC can provide training)
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task and problem solve efficiently.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and excellent verbal communications
  • Must be attentive to details and customer service oriented
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Flexible schedule to allow for weekend and evening work
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, including salary history.               Back to top

 

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