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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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Current Opportunities:

Full Time:

Member Services Desk Manager

Activity Director

Early Childhood Teacher

Membership Sales Coordinator


Part Time:

Assistant Technical Director

A/V Technician

Construction Technician

KidZone Babysitters

Costumer, Youth Theatre

Sports and Recreation Program Assistant

Sports Officials

Maintenance II - Custodial/Room Setup Associate

Sports and Recreation Coordinators

The Club Counselors

Group Exercise Instructors

Racquetball Instructor

Inclusion Shadow

Massage Therapists

Member Services Coordinators

Family Center Teachers

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant

Shuttle Bus/Van Driver - Substitute Position

Aquatic Exercise Instructors

Substitute Teachers

Personal Trainers

Pilates Reformer Instructors

Event Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member Services Desk Manager
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Member Services Desk Manager to join our Member Services team. This position is full time, exempt and is eligible for our complete benefits package. Candidates are expected to have flexibility in their schedule to be available across our hours of business, when necessary, in support of your team.

Position Summary
Maintain a high standard of customer service for the J’s customer service desks, delivering beyond our members’ expectations while creating a friendly and welcoming environment. Contribute to member retention as well as new membership sales.

Responsibilities

  • Hire, train, supervise, and schedule Member Service Coordinators for all J customer service desks.
  • Schedule staff across the customer service desks, responsible for maintaining staff coverage, absences and vacation requests.
  • Prepare payroll, according to Accounting Department guidelines, for Member Service Coordinator team. Payroll should be submitted on time, accurately, and with appropriate approvals.
  • Together with Member Services Manager, have overall responsibility for processes and procedures around member check in and inquiries. Ensure all staff are trained and consistently following process and procedure. Update or create processes and procedures as necessary.
  • Conduct monthly training on products, services, processes and procedures for all membership coordinators, massage team members and fitness team members as required.
  • Develop and implement a marketing plan for a product/program/exercise of the month program. Solicit input from Fitness management and work together with Marketing team. Develop and perform staff education and communication around the promotion.
  • Prepare and maintain cohesive merchandizing at each customer desk with monthly changes. Select, order, and maintain inventory of products.
  • Work closely with Member Services on existing member accounts to update account information, billing information, status, etc. 
  • Support the Membership Sales team in new member transition and acquisition. Present membership information to prospective members and refer them to the Membership Sales team for pricing, service options and tours. Be prepared to provide a tour should situation require it.
  • Ensure that the member reservation and appointment scheduling process goes smoothly. Step in to trouble shoot if problems arise.
  • Respond to members’ comments and suggestions, acting as a first line of communication.
  • Be knowledgeable about and educate members on programs and activities offered by the J. Promote programs, services, and activities.
  • During busy or short staffed periods, be able to smoothly step in to your team’s role and efficiently check in members, respond to their requests, book appointments and reservations, and process purchases of retail goods and club services.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • College degree in related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience in customer service or retail sales is required.
  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills along with the ability to maintain a customer focused demeanor when dealing with stressful situations.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite( Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Must have demonstrated ability to learn and use new software applications. Position requires the use of CSI, a fitness center management software application.
  • Basic math and accounting skills are required.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required. Training is provided if necessary.
  • Must be able to stand for several hours during work day as well as sit and move around our facility, and lift and carry up to 25lbs.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Activity Director
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for an Activity Director to join our Adult Day Center team. This position is an exempt, full time and benefitted position scheduled to work 35 hours per week (9am to 4:30pm with occasional availability necessary to attend meetings and community events outside these hours). The Adult Day Center at the J is licensed by the state of Missouri and provides care to our participants Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 6:00pm.

Summary:
Lead the activity staff in providing adults, who require special care and assistance, a place to spend their day which provides encouragement, person-centered activity, social interaction, and a feeling of success as well as respite for their caregivers.  Together with the activity staff, plan and implement activities which are engaging and meet care plan outcomes including but not limited to intergenerational, music, arts, modified sports and exercise, and Wii games.  Keep abreast of trends in field and design and introduce new activities to meet client needs.

Responsibilities

  • Hire, train and supervise a team of Activity Assistants.
  • Create, implement, and evaluate social, recreational and educational programs together with team. Produce a monthly activities calendar which is followed and can be shared with staff and participants
  • Develop, manage and report on the activity budget and records required for grant/special fund requirements. 
  • Supervise and help lead the daily schedule of the center.
  • Together with Activity staff, manage the Wander Guard system at drop off and pick up times.
  • Participate in staff, program development and care plan meetings.
  • Perform monthly charting on assigned participants as well as log daily observations as needed.
  • Decorate Activity Room and Dining Room monthly or as the season changes.
  • Responsible for ordering/purchasing supplies for the activity department.  Maintain accurate records of P-Card purchases in accordance with Accounting procedures.
  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to identify new volunteer opportunities, recruit and onboard volunteers.  Oversee current volunteers to ensure a great experience for both the volunteer and the Adult Day Center. 
  • Provide dining room coverage for 30 minutes while the participants are eating lunch. Assist with meal service and clean up.
  • Attend staff meetings, committee meetings, marketing events and training as requested.  Assist with agency events and programs as requested.
  • Assist participants in mobility and personal care as necessary.
  • Follow all departmental policies and procedures. Must know and follow state licensure requirements as well as requirements of other funders (Department of Mental Health, VA, etc.). Know and understand the responsibilities of other ADC staff in order to support the team.
  • All other duties as assigned by department director.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field is required.
  • Current Activities Director certification is desired.
  • Ability to work with people who are cognitively impaired, developmentally disabled and or people who are medically frail is required.
  • Prior experience working in a geriatric care setting is required.
  • Prior experience planning and supervising activities to the population served is required.
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff, supervisors and clients (participants and    families).
  • Must have demonstrated ability and enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Visual and auditory acuity with good communication skills to understand and interpret written materials and oral instructions. 
  • Physical ability to lift 40 pounds, transfer participants (on occasion up to 250 pounds) and assist participants with mobility.
  • Per our licensure, Adult Day Center employees are required to become registered with the MO Family Care Safety Registry. Active registration must be maintained for continued employment at our center.
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certification, TB testing, and Hepatitis A vaccine are required in this role per licensure. JCC provides training and or re-certification, testing, and vaccine if employee does not already have.

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)
Mon, 10:00am- 6:00pm; Tues-Fri 11:30am - 6:00pm (34 hours per week)
Four 10-hour days with start & end times varying between 7:00am - 6:00pm (scheduled work days TBD)         

Chesterfield
Mon - Fri, 40 hours per week with start & end times varying between 7:00am- 6:00pm (five day per week and four 10 hour day schedules are available).

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 7:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver curriculum for assigned class
  • Schedule, prepare and conduct parent teacher conferences for your class.
  • Set up, take down and clean classroom as necessary.
  • Follow all Missouri licensure and J guidelines in the course of your work.
  • Perform anecdotal record keeping, for example, daily observations, injury reports, parent inquiries, etc.
  • Communicate professionally with parents and coworkers. Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Communicate and interact appropriately with children
  • Attend in-service workshops, conferences, staff meetings, and special events as required.
  • Earn 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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Membership Sales Coordinator
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Membership Sales Coordinator to join our team. This full time position works at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield facilities as scheduled. Position requires evening and weekend availability. Compensation for this position is base plus commission and is eligible for our benefits and employee discounts.

Summary
Reporting to the Director, Fitness and Membership Services, the Membership Sales Coordinator is responsible for increasing membership units for the organization through new member sales, membership upgrades, and increasing membership renewals, as well as selling additional club services and other forms of member purchases. This individual will work closely with all departments in promoting sales and customer service for the agency.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prospecting for sales leads, both inside and outside of the facility.
  • Scheduling appointments for prospective members to tour facility through email, telephone, and walk-in lead generation.
  • Take potential members on effective and informative tours of the facility, present membership options and close sales.
  • Provide customers with the highest level of customer service, emphasizing courteous and knowledgeable assistance to each and every customer.
  • Demonstrate the ability to listen and solve customer issues and complaints regarding membership.
  • Develop and manage lead generation system and follow-up system for prospective members and new members.
  • Responsible for documenting, executing and tracking sales processes and procedures.
  • Achieve and exceed personal monthly sales goals and team goals as determined by management staff.
  • Assist with seeking out, accruing, and servicing corporate partnerships.
  • Assist with professional coverage of building including maintenance of a clean, positive, safe, customer friendly environment.
  • Provide support to front desk staff during peak hours of operation.
  • Demonstrate understanding of all JCC programs and services and promote those programs to current and prospective members.
  • Assist in developing marketing and promotional pieces and events to improve membership lead generation.
  • Attend staff, committee, or board meetings; conferences; and related JCC program and services meetings including volunteer commitments.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a related field
  • 2 years sales and customer service experience
  • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access) as well as demonstrated ability to learn new software programs.
  • Previous fitness experience is preferred: working knowledge of fitness and program based environment and general understanding of fitness concepts.
  • Candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Able to gather data, compile information and prepare reports as well as routine administrative paperwork pertinent to the organization.
  • Understand and utilize standardized sales techniques
  • Able to communicate verbally in a clear, concise, and motivating manner, while at the same time being an effective listener.
  • Must possess the ability to interact comfortably and enthusiastically with all customers and staff.
  • Expected to maintain a positive, professional, success-driven and customer service oriented attitude at all times.
  • Must be a self motivated team player.
  • Candidate should have knowledge of local competitive environment and keep knowledge current.
  • Able to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient work flow and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative to develop necessary sales processes and procedures.
  • Strong ability to perform as a team player in a high performing environment.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Assistant Technical Director
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a part time (as needed) Assistant Technical Director to join our Cultural Arts department’s New Jewish Theatre team. We are looking for candidates who are able to work days, evenings or weekends as required in support of the production schedule. The position is estimated to be approximately 20 hours per week during New Jewish Theatre’s 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.

Purpose
To assist NJT’s Technical Director with all of the technical aspects of NJT productions in its Black Box Theatre. Responsibilities for this part-time, project-based position will include technical work for the New Jewish Theatre for the season of five productions between September and June. As necessary, position will provide similar services to the NJT’s Youth Theatre and the JCC’s Theatre Unlimited productions.

Essential Functions
For New Jewish Theatre

  • Assist with all set construction under the direction of the Technical Director. Provide guidance to Construction Technicians as necessary.
  • Work with scenic and lighting designers to facilitate set construction.
  • Ensure all sets are built according to design, building, and safety guidelines.
  • Together with the Technical Director, plan and execute the load in of stage sets ensuring that the set is properly secured and in place.
  • Dismantle the sets as required keeping inventory and storing those components which can be reused.
  • Provide assistance with lighting hang and focus as well as with the set up of sound equipment for productions.
  • Assist with running of light and sound boards during rehearsals and productions as required.
  • Ensure light and sound equipment is properly dismantled and put away in appropriate storage as necessary.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

For Youth Theatre and Theatre Unlimited

  • Supervise and assist with set construction in consultation with Youth Theatre Coordinator/Inclusion Coordinator and their production team.
  • Assist with lighting and sound installation for performances.

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.
  • Familiarity with current audio and lighting technology 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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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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Costumer, Youth Theatre
The Jewish Community Center is hiring Costumer(s) for There’s a Monster in My Closet (3rd-5th grade) and Twelfth Night (6th-9th grade) for the upcoming New Jewish Theatre’s Youth Theatre fall season.

There’s a Monster in My Closet begins rehearsals on September 21 and performances are on December 18 and 21.
Twelfth Night begins rehearsals on September 7 and performances are on December 4 and 7.

Responsibilities

  • Work together with the Director and Producer to understand artistic vision and develop a costume plot for the production.
  • Design, acquire or create costumes for the production keeping in mind artistic vision, needs of cast and the assigned budget.
  • Responsible for all costuming, including alterations, repairs, and building costumes if needed.
  • Communicate needs with producer and director including any instructions for the cast.
  • Along with Director, ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be inventoried and returned.
  • Responsible for strike of costumes at close of production.  Materials must be inventoried and returned.
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required. Attend all rehearsals and performances.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • College degree in a related field is preferred.
  • One or more years of previous costuming experience is required or several years of theatre experience across disciplines.
  • Must be available for repairs and alterations throughout production.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Patience and ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)

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 to 6:00pm
Monday  5:00pm to 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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Sports and Recreation Coordinators
We have open positions at the Jewish Community Center for part time Sports & Recreation Coordinators. Positions run year round, with hours ranging from 20 to 29 hours per week. The weekly work schedule requires some weeknight and weekend coverage depending on the season. Applicants should be able to work at both our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations.

Position Overview
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.

This position will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Adult & Youth Sports Supervisors to ensure the upkeep and quality of the sports and recreation programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, organizing and supervising of programs including but not limited to basketball, floor hockey, baseball/softball, soccer, flag football, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and newly created programming.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and supervising special events and tournaments.
  • Share in the responsibilities for supervision of facilities, staff, volunteers, public relations, budget, and program management.
  • Together with the SRA Supervisors or Associate Director plan program budgets and help in managing all programs according to planned budgets.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Maintain league components such as standings, communications, etc.
  • Act as Supervisor on Duty for league games.
  • Build positive relationships with participants to ensure their quality experience and promote program participation.
  • Return and respond to phone calls, e-mails and walk-ins on a daily basis.
  • Adhere to all J and departmental policies.
  • Assist with other SRA and J projects and events.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelors degree preferred
  • Must hold/maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification (J can provide training)
  • Prior experience in organized sports as a player, manager, coach, etc is preferred.
  • Must be a problem solver and one who takes the initiative to find solutions.
  • Must have proven skill in the use of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and must have proven ability to learn new software programs as industry specific software will be used as part of this position.
  • Must be physically capable to perform manual labor, work both indoors and outdoors, and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi task and problem solve efficiently
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

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, 2:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Creve Coeur location: Monday-Friday, 6:15am to 8:30am and /or 3:00pm to 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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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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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Racquetball Instructor
The Jewish Community Center is seeking to hire a Racquetball Instructor to join our Sports, Recreation and Aquatics team. This part time position provides lessons by appointment, plans and provides clinics and programs and will participate in the planning and execution of a one week camp this summer (August 4-8, 9:15 -  11:15am). To maximize earnings potential, candidates should have some flexibility of schedule throughout the week to be able to offer day, evening and weekend appointments to our customers.

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

Responsibilities

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

Desired Qualifications

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Inclusion Shadow
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 JCC 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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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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Family Center Teachers
We have openings for Family Center Teachers to work with children up to five years of age and their parent(s). Our teachers lead a variety of classes and programs, such as Camp Potpourri, Terrific Tuesdays, Magnificent Mondays, Cooking with Kids, etc. These part time positions are available at both locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield, and require working one day per week for approximately 1-2 hours as well as meeting/planning time with supervisor as required.

Most classes run for one, 6-week session.  Teachers will need to arrive early for set-up) and stay after for clean-up.  Our caring and enthusiastic teachers lead and participate along with the children in a variety of activities that may include circle time, movement, arts and crafts, music, cooking and snack.


Duties include

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

To apply, 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 day, evening and weekend shifts.
Substitute positions available for day, evening and weekend shifts.

Creve Coeur location
Part time positions available day, evening and weekend 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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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 six indoor and outdoor pools and includes lap swimming, water walking, aqua exercise classes, swim team, lessons, water slides, and children’s water play features. Positions are available immediately with day, evening and weekend hours available.

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.
  • 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 JCC policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance while adhering to applicable dress codes.
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance.
  • Complete records and reports within required timeframes including but not limited to timesheets, accident reports, class rosters, daily inspection reports, etc.
  • Participate in regular in-service training sessions and attend staff meetings.
  • Maintain swimming skills, strength and endurance.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with members while creating a comfortable, positive and welcoming environment.
  • Learn and become familiar with programming and equipment offered at the JCC to be better able to address customer needs.
  • Assist in promoting aquatics and other agency programs and services
  • Develop further knowledge in aquatics, including but not limited to training provided by the JCC.
  • 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 and cover letter.
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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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Aquatic Exercise Instructors

The Jewish Community Center has openings for part time Aquatic Exercise Instructors to join our Aquatics team. Classes are offered at our Chesterfield and Creve Coeur locations and we are looking for instructors at both 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.

Summary:
Under supervision of the Aquatics Director or Supervisor, the Aquatics Exercise Instructor is responsible for overseeing the safety of water aerobics patrons while instructing a dynamic, safe, deep, and shallow -based water exercise class. 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Current nationally recognized group exercise or water fitness certification is preferred.
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certification. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Six months prior teaching experience is required.
  • 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)

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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.

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