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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:

Assistant Supervisor, J Cafe and Concessions

Administrative Assistant, Kitchen J

Early Childhood Teacher

Maintenance III Assistant Supervisor - Operations

Membership Sales Coordinator


Seasonal:

None at this time


Part Time:

Counter Attendants

Supervisor - The Club @ KIPP

Counselor - The Club @ KIPP

Early Childhood Teacher

Maintenance II - Custodian (Fri/Sat/Sun)

KidZone Babysitter - Creve Coeur

Member Services Coordinators

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Aquatics Lesson Coordinator

KidZone Babysitter - Chesterfield

The Club Counselors

A/V Technician

Construction Technician

Group Exercise Instructors

Shuttle Bus/Van Driver - Substitute Position

Substitute Teachers

Personal Trainers

Pilates Reformer Instructors

Event Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Supervisor, J Café and Concessions

The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full time Assistant Supervisor, J Café and Concessions to join our team at our Creve Coeur location. Our J Café and Concession are open seven days per week with midday and early evening hours. Position requires flexibility in schedule to meet business needs.

Summary
This role coordinates and implements all food production associated with J Café and concession.  The person in this position is responsible for food production, customer relations, Café and Concession equipment, inventory management, team training and management, maintenance of safety, cleanliness and sanitation standards and financial accountability.

Responsibilities

  • Together with manager, interview new staff members. Train and supervise both staff and occasional temporary workers in the duties of their position as well as in the safe operation of all equipment and utensils.
  • Organize daily tasks and assign responsibilities with Cafe or concession staff. Provide coaching when necessary and present ideas for improved efficiency. Solicit and listen to staff input. Ensure work is done in a safe manner and in compliance with standards.
  • Supervise and assist in preparation of all food items following standardized recipes. Prepare food as necessary (this person should be able to perform all jobs in the kitchen to back up each position—cooks, dishwashers, food prep, and baker).
  • Supervises and assists in the quality, consistency and service needs of the Café and Concession.
  • Maintain required food production and temperature reports
  • Procure, receive, inventory and properly store all items necessary for food production and service. Maintain monthly inventories of food and supplies.
  • Uphold sanitation standards in kitchen, serving and storage areas to meet health department and JCC standards. Supervise, assist and establish cleaning schedules to maintain the cleanliness of preparation areas, all equipment, and storage areas.
  • Report all equipment problems to Building and Grounds in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Occupational Safety and Health Act, local health and safety codes, and agency safety and security policies are met.
  • Maintain Kashruth laws in kitchen, storage and serving areas.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • Must possess a current ServSafe Sanitation Certificate.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in varied kitchen positions including food preparation.
  • 2-3 years of kitchen management and supervisory experience in school or hospital food service, college/university dining services, or food services in a corporate business environment is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and decision making skills.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing in English while listening effectively to correctly take orders.
  • Experience and ability to ensure high quality food production and presentation is required.
  • Experience and ability to provide strong kitchen management, training and guidance to a diverse staff is required.
  • Experience and ability to control inventory through the efficient procurement and usage of food and supplies is required.
  • Knowledge of weights and measures used in proper food preparation and accurate portion control is required.
  • Ability to develop and use standardized recipes for food service (large volume) preparation is required.
  • Must have knowledge of the general use and care of kitchen equipment, including but not limited to grill machines, deep fryer, soda fountain, coffee machines, etc.
  • Must have basic Microsoft Office Suite knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook) and demonstrated ability to learn and use inventory and billing/cash register software. We use CSI for this and will train in use of it.
  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods; to lift, bend, stretch, reach, stoop, push, pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds; and to walk to other areas on campus. Visual and auditory acuity necessary to perform the job is required.

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Administrative Assistant, Kitchen J
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full time Administrative Assistant to join our Kitchen J team. Kitchen J provides daily meals for our Early Childhood and Adult Day Center programs, an evening meal for Covenant House residents, home delivered meals for area residents, and catering services. The work schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 3:45pm.

Summary
Position provides administrative support to the Kitchen J Department.

Responsibilities

  • Provide exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers. Answer customer inquiries about Kitchen J programs and services, typically via email and telephone.
  • 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. 
  • Following Accounting Department procedures, invoice customers for Kitchen J services. Prepare interdepartmental line transfer/charges at month end and submit to Accounting. Process incoming payments and reimbursements, and along with deposit form, submit to Accounting.
  • Review department P and L statement to ensure all credits submitted for Kitchen J charges are on the statement.
  • Process purchase orders to pay vendors in a timely fashion to prevent any late charges to the J.
  • Pick up petty cash on a daily basis from Accounting for use that day.
  • Prepare final copies of menus, working with Kitchen J Supervisor, on appropriate forms for submittal. Submit menus to MEAAA for review and approval quarterly. Send menus to designated recipients (MEAAA, ADC, ECC, Covenant House, Kitchen J staff, Marketing Department for J website, Jewish Light, Jewish in St Louis website, etc.) according to identified schedule which may be weekly, monthly or quarterly.
  • Keep files, statistics, and records for the department utilizing Excel, including but not limited to: Early Childhood Center, Adult Day Center, Covenant Place, Home Delivered Meals, Plus Lunch, J Café, and Catering.  Prepare and send reports as needed.
  • Become proficient with NAPIS software program and serve as back up staff person for MEAAA data entry into NAPIS.
  • Manage reservations for Kitchen J programs such as Covenant Place Meal Site, special events, etc. Keep accurate counts of attendance and meal selections; promptly communication information to appropriate Kitchen J team members for planning purposes.
  • Manage office supply inventory and coordinate orders with Accounting.
  • Coordinate with Marketing for all print orders.
  • Prepare and submit room reservation requests for Kitchen J and Senior Adult Programs to Buildings and Grounds. Ensure set up instructions are accurate and detailed on submission.
  • Compile and prepare departmental payroll, following agency guidelines, twice per month for supervisor’s approval. Working with Payroll Coordinator, track Kitchen J employees’ sick, vacation, and holiday hours.
  • Monitor delivery door for Kitchen J deliveries, outside caterers and staff via desktop monitor and intercom; instruct usage of front door or unlock delivery door as appropriate.
  • Pick up and distribute department mail.
  • Prepare reports, memos, needed materials, and agendas and follow up/assist on current and future projects and special programs. Using available software, develop reports to facilitate current and future work.
  • 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
  • Prior accounts receivable or accounts payable experience is desired.
  • Must be able to multi task, manage changing priorities, and be very organized.
  • Demonstrated capability using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software applications as necessary for position.
  • Able to use common office equipment (multi line phone, fax, copier/printer/scanner, etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand written materials and instructions
  • Able to bend and lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds, work seated at a desk, move throughout the buildings.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Maintenance III Assistant Supervisor - Operations
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full time Maintenance III Assistant Supervisor-Operations to join our Buildings and Grounds team. This non exempt position is eligible for our full benefits package. This position has the opportunity to learn about each of our locations as the work schedule requires time at both.

Wednesday and Thursday, Chesterfield location, 2:00 - 10:30pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Creve Coeur location, 2:00 - 10:30pm

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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


To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
Please indicate "Maintenance III Assistant Supervisor - Operations" in the subject line of your email.
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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 across both of our locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield, as necessary. 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 Membership Sales Manager, 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 J 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 J 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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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
Five 8-hour days working Monday - Friday (start and end times TBD)
Five 8-hour days working Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 6:00pm


Chesterfield
Four 10-hour work days with start & end times between 7:00am - 6:00pm (2 positions, scheduled work days TBD)
Monday - Friday with times TBD (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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Counter Attendants
The Jewish Community Center has openings for part time Counter Attendants to join our team to work in our J Café and Concession at our Creve Coeur location. Our J Café and Concession are open seven days per week with midday and early evening shifts available at this time. These part time positions require flexibility in schedule and will average from 10-25 hours per week depending on candidate availability and business needs.

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

Responsibilities

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Supervisor - The Club @ KIPP
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a part time Supervisor, The Club @ KIPP to join our team. This is a part time position and is primarily located at KIPP Victory School, 955 Arcade Ave St. Louis 63112. Position schedule is Monday - Friday, 6:00 -  8:15am, Monday - Thursday, 4:30- 6:45pm and Friday, 1:15  - 6:45pm though occasional evening and weekend hours are necessary in support of promotional opportunities such as camp fairs, school open houses, etc. Position will start in July.

Summary
To plan & implement youth programming for grades K-5  at KIPP Schools with a particular emphasis on The Club, Vacation Days,  After School Enrichment and other related responsibilities as assigned. 

Essential Tasks

  • Hire, train, supervise, mentor, and evaluate staff to carry out assigned programs and activities. Ensure all employees are current on required certifications and safety training. Set clear expectations for each member of the team, hold accountable, provide guidance and feedback on a regular basis.
  • Use defined program goals to plan quality programs that achieve revenue/participation goals and are delivered within agreed upon budget. Manage to and prepare program budgets yearly in coordination with department supervisor and Finance department.
  • Work with and supervise children of all abilities and needs on a daily basis. Assist the Club staff to do the same.
  • Observe participant behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, teach and monitor proper use of equipment, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Plan and implement “Vacation Day” programs for when area schools have planned days off.
  • Plan and implement programs for when specific area schools are closed due to inclement weather (“Snow Days”).
  • Act as liaison between the J and KIPP Schools.
  • Maintain positive parent communications including phone calls, e-mail, and face-to-face discussions.
  • Maintain all written records, including attendance, waivers, and parent manual.
  • Together with Marketing and Director, Day Camp and Youth Programming, develop marketing plans and materials for programs.
  • Attend meetings when necessary.
  • Adhere to all J and departmental policies.
  • Provide quality customer service.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Bachelors Degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification is required. Training is provided.
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to work with children.
  • Previous child care experience essential and knowledge of children’s activities for all ages.
  • Ability to supervise participants/staff & to provide hands on assistance if needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are necessary; must be able to communicate effectively and positively with customers, colleagues, and staff.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.
  • Must be able to proactively resolve situations.
  • Able to provide and respond to supervision and guidance in a positive manner.
  • Ability to plan creatively, organize, problem solve, and carry out daily and special programs.
  • Display enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control and be accessible to staff.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Counselor - The Club @ KIPP
We have multiple openings at the Jewish Community Center for part time Counselor - The Club @ KIPP to join our before and after school care children’s programming. These part time positions are for our before and after school enrichment program called The Club which we are offering onsite at KIPP Victory Academy, a charter school in St. Louis. This position will also work the occasional full day (9:00 am- 3:00 pm) on an as-needed basis for our Vacation Day and Snow Day programs. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate and lead kindergarten through fifth grade children in a variety of educational, fun and diverse activities such as crafts, sports, and cooking as well as providing homework help. Positions will begin towards the end of July.

Openings available
KIPP Victory Academy 955 Arcade Ave St. Louis 63112

Monday - Friday, 6:15 -  8:15am 
Monday - Thursday, 4:45 -  6:45pm 
Friday, 1:15 - 6:45pm

Duties include

  • Provide quality customer service at all times while maintaining positive relationships with parents, students and colleagues.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of offered activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe children’s behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Assist in enriching programming during snow days and when school is out
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all J 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 respond in positive manner to guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control in a dynamic environment
  • Commitment to both morning and afternoon hours is preferred

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Early Childhood Teacher
The Jewish Community Center has a part time opening for a Teacher to join our Early Childhood Center team at our Creve Coeur location. 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.

Current Openings
Creve Coeur
Monday- Friday, 3:00 - 6:00pm (15 hours per week)

Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver curriculum for assigned 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

  • Minimum of 60 hours college credit and/or CDA (Child Development Associate) is required for full time.
  • College degree in Education or related field
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Prior education experience
  • Experience using the Project Construct Curriculum Framework

Minimum 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 in good standing must be maintained for employment at our center. Yearly negative TB test results and current Hepatitis A vaccinations are required.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Maintenance II - Custodian (Fri/Sat/Sun)
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis for a part time Maintenance II: Custodian (Fri/Sat/Sun) in our Buildings and Grounds Department at our Chesterfield location.

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

Available shifts
Friday, 3:00 - 9:30pm
Saturday, 9:30am - 8:00pm
Sunday, 4:00 - 9:30pm


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

Duties include

  • Mop, sweep and scrub floors and other surfaces.
  • Clean and dust furniture, exihibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings.
  • Clean and service restrooms and locker rooms.
  • Launder, fold and restock towels as needed.
  • Collect waste paper and recyclables.
  • Collect debris removed from the buildings and place in containers for removal by truck.
  • Report items that require repair.
  • Move furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous equipment as directed.
  • Help with physical set ups in the buildings and on the grounds for meetings and extra curricular performances, such as concerts, lectures, athletic events, etc.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to spend majority of shift walking, twisting, bending, pushing, stooping, and pulling.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast- paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well paced mobility. 
  • Must be able to push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Prior related experience preferred.

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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KidZone Babysitter - Creve Coeur
We have part time openings for Babysitters to join our KidZone staff at our Creve Coeur location. Shifts are typically from 7:45am - 12:30pm (weekdays), 8:00am - 12:30pm (weekends), 4:00 - 8:00pm (weekdays) and occasional Saturday evenings. We also have substitute positions available as well.


Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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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 days, nights, weekends and holidays. A typical schedule for our Member Services Coordinators is 15-20 hours per week. We are currently looking for candidates for both immediate and summer seasonal availability for all shifts.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

To apply, 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.

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 both now and for this summer. 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 for day, evening and weekend hours.

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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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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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

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.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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KidZone Babysitter - Chesterfield
We have part time openings for Babysitters to join our KidZone staff at our Chesterfield location. 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:
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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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.

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