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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 the creation of a new Seasonal Positions category.

Current Opportunities:

Full Time:

Membership Sales Coordinator

Administrative Assistant - ECC

Corporate Sales Coordinator

Membership Sales Manager

Member Services Desk Manager

Early Childhood Teacher

Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor

Lifeguards


Seasonal Positions:

Day Camp Counselor


Part Time:

Laundry Attendant

Inclusion Shadow

Massage Therapists

Member Services Coordinators

Family Center Teachers

Kitchen Worker I

Program Specialist

Sharsheret Supports Coordinator

KidZone Babysitters

Aquatic Lesson Coordinator

The Club Counselors

Substitute Counselors, The Club

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant

Group Exercise Instructors

Shuttle Bus/Van Driver - Substitute Position

Early Childhood Teachers

Aquatic Exercise Instructors

Officials and Scorekeepers

Substitute Teachers

Personal Trainers

Pilates Reformer Instructors

Event Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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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Administrative Assistant - ECC
We have an open position at the Jewish Community Center for an Administrative Assistant to join our Early Childhood team at our Chesterfield location. This position is 38.75 hours per week and is eligible for our employee benefits package. Our program operates from 7:00am - 6:00pm, Monday- Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Our Early Childhood program is accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct Curriculum framework in our Center. Children in the program range in age from 6 weeks to 5 years.

Purpose of Job: To provide administrative support for Early Childhood Center Site Director and programs at the J and to provide support for all staff involved in ECC programs.

Essential Tasks

  • Provide administrative support to the department; keep accurate and timely records and statistics, perform data entry, filing, bookkeeping, room reservations, and prepare accurate communications and mailings.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times to parents, potential customers and staff.
  • Schedule tours for prospective parents with Director and Family Engagement Director. If necessary provide prospective parents with tours; aid in marketing our programs both within ECC and across the J.  Prepare inquiry and enrollment packets.
  • Answer telephones, provide information about ECC programs, answer parent inquiries as appropriate and take messages for directors and staff. Respond to inquiries within 24 hours.
  • Use computer programs (Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, CSI, ProCare, Eduloops, etc.) to complete assignments
  • Maintain USDA reports, grants, payroll; prepare information packets, hand outs, and other reports as required.
  • Update, code and compile Title XX and process monthly Title XX claims.
  • Manage the enrollment paperwork process to create the child’s file. This includes ensuring receipt of medical forms and updating annually, ensuring immunization records meet state standards and are kept current and ensuring that we have medication consents and action plans at start of enrollment and updated throughout their participation in program. Pull reports on a regular basis to determine records requiring update, communicate this to parents/teachers/director, and update database with current information as required.
  • Manage the billing process to include set up of the fee agreement and payment method, review and follow up on credit card and auto draft reversals (returned checks), monitoring and collection of past due balances, and coordinate with Accounting regarding special payment plans. Review accounts regularly with the Site Director to identify those accounts at risk for discontinuation of service. Follow all collection procedures of the JCC.
  • Collect, submit and process (as necessary) extra-curricular program enrollments. Provide receipts and transaction listings for parents upon request.
  • Keep accurate records and statistics, data entry, filing, bookkeeping, mailings and reports
  • Produce and distribute weekly unit reports for management team and produce weekly attendance sheets. File and audit attendance records with parents’ signatures.
  • Schedule, organize, and oversee annual school picture program.
  • Compile and send monthly volunteer report
  • Track classroom budgets and communicate balances to classrooms monthly.
  • Work with auxiliary staff such as JFCS, The Belle Center, Federation, etc. to facilitate communications and paperwork between the auxiliary staff, parents and teachers.
  • Manage and maintain all supply inventories for ECC. Compile orders and print requests on a regular basis following Agency guidelines and with Director’s approval. May be required to shop for supplies on occasion. Reconcile orders, update inventory, and distribute items appropriately.
  • Work in classrooms as necessary to meet staff ratios.
  • Some flexibility in schedule is needed when projects are due
  • Attend all departmental meetings as required; keep minutes as necessary
  • Provide administrative support to additional JCC departments as necessary
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; College Degree is preferred
  • Prior customer service experience in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated capability in use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Must have proven experience in successfully learning and using new software programs. EduLoops, ProCare and CSI must be learned for this position. Prior experience in using CSI is a plus
  • 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
  • Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Must maintain current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification (training will be provided)
  • Must be able to be registered and maintain registration in the MO Family Care Registry

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Corporate Sales Coordinator
We have an open position at the J for a Corporate Sales Coordinator. This position is full time with benefits and base plus commission compensation structure.

Overview
Corporate Sales Coordinator is responsible for increasing membership units for the organization through identifying and recruiting new corporate partners, as well as maintaining relationships with existing partners to increase penetration and participation. Position is also tasked with new member sales, membership upgrades, and increasing member ship 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 J.

Responsibilities

  • Generate corporate leads via cold calling and following up with leads acquired from members and staff, various prospecting resources. Schedule meetings, appointments and presentations to share the advantages of corporate membership.
  • Build relationships with contacts and create a pipeline of leads.
  • Create membership program(s) which best fits the needs of the company. Implement membership and wellness programs for their employees.
  • Conduct tours of the JCC facilities with corporate prospects.
  • Work with Corporate clients, internal JCC departments, as well as the JCC’s legal counsel, to draft new proposals/contracts as well as renewals.
  • Manage current accounts to retain them and achieve renewal targets year over year.
  • Document, execute, and track sales processes, procedures, and progress toward goals.
  • Provide service to accounts to market the membership/wellness program to their employees.
  • Provide customers with the highest level of customer service, emphasizing courteous and knowledgeable assistance to each and every customer.
  • Listen to and solve customer issues and complaints regarding membership.
  • Achieve and exceed personal monthly sales goals and team goals as determined by management.
  • Assist with professional coverage of the building including maintenance of a clean, positive, safe, and customer friendly work environment.
  • Provide support to Member Services staff during peak hours of operation.
  • Learn about, understand, and be able to promote JCC programs and services to current and prospective members.
  • Assist in development of marketing and promotional pieces and events to improve membership lead generation.
  • Attend staff, committee, and board meetings, as well as conferences and related JCC program meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • BA/BS in a related field is preferred.
  • 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.
  • 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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Membership Sales Manager
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a Membership Sales Manager to join our Sales team. This full time position manages a team across both of our locations (Creve Coeur and Chesterfield) and is eligible for our employee benefits package (medical, dental, paid vacation, sick and holidays, 403b, pension, membership, program discounts, etc.). Applicants for this position must be able to support the efforts of the team which will include evening and weekend hours as necessary.

Summary
The Membership Sales Manager is responsible for hiring, educating, mentoring, and creating accountability in the membership staff to surpass membership sales budgets monthly. The Membership Sales Manager is responsible for increasing membership units for the organization through new member sales, membership upgrades, and increasing membership renewals, recapturing potential cancels, 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 providing customer service to insure the proper on-boarding of new members, and successful integration of members to the agency. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Hire, supervise, train, and schedule a successful sales team to cover operational hours.
  • Create and deliver both initial training and identify needs and provide ongoing skill enhancement training to the sales team.
  • Ensure accuracy and adherence to agency policies and procedures.
  • Accurately track essential sales metrics and interpret data providing feedback to the team to ensure success.
  • Document, execute, and track sales processes and procedures.
  • Prospect for sales leads, both inside and outside of the facility. Work closely with vendors, agencies, and companies to help promote trial usage and drive lead generation.
  • Develop and manage lead generation system and follow-up system for prospective members and new members.
  • Schedule 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. Strive for successful resolution of elevated customer service concerns and provide support and training to all front line staff.
  • Achieve and exceed personal monthly sales goals and team goals as determined by management staff.
  • Assist with seeking out, acquiring, and servicing corporate partnerships.
  • Assist with professional coverage of building including maintenance of a clean, positive, safe, customer friendly environment.
  • Provide support to Member Services 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 campaigns 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

  • High school diploma/GED is required.
  • BA/BS in a related field is preferred.
  • 2 years of sales and customer service experience required.
  • Prior supervisory experience is required.
  • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access) as well as demonstrated ability to learn new software programs. Industry specific software programs are utilized in this position.
  • Previous fitness experience is preferred: working knowledge of fitness and program based environment and general understanding of fitness concepts.
  • Must be able to gather data, compile information and prepare reports as well as routine administrative paperwork pertinent to the organization.
  • Must thoroughly understand, be able to train, and utilize standard 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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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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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-Thurs 12:00 - 6:00pm and Fri 10:00am-6:00pm (34 hours per week)
Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm (40 hours per week)

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 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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Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a full time Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor to join our Building and Grounds team. This position works at both of our locations and is eligible for our employee benefits package.

The work schedule for this position is:
Wednesday and Thursday at our Chesterfield location, 2:00 - 10:30pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday at our Creve Coeur location, 2:00 - 10:30pm

Summary
Under supervision of the Maintenance III Supervisor, be responsible for directing the work of employees and building trades craftsmen, for the maintenance and repair of equipment, grounds, buildings, and structures and for the direction of open job work orders. Depending on schedule, this role is the acting supervisor on duty in the absence of the Maintenance III Supervisor.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required; Related College or Technical degree preferred.
  • Five years of experience in construction and maintenance of industrial, public, or institutional buildings; two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity is required.
  • Three to five years of experience in electrical (110-220-440), plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and general repair is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of building codes, shop practice, and engineering design is required.
  • Knowledge of building construction methods, materials and equipment is required.
  • Must poses strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with other JCC staff, lay leaders and customers.
  • Current MO Class E Chauffeurs license is required for use of Agency vehicles. Must obtain within 30 days of employment if do not currently have.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification is required and must be able to obtain if not current. Training is provided.
  • Must be able to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Must be able to write detailed repair reports.
  • Must be able to hear bearing and motor noises.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 80lbs in weight.
  • Must be able to climb and work using a ladder up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Must be able to work inside and outside in all types of weather.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Lifeguards
The Jewish Community Center is looking for two fulltime Lifeguards to join our year round Aquatics operation. Our Aquatics program is located across two St Louis area locations with six indoor and outdoor pools. Our features include: lap swimming, water walking, aqua exercise classes, swim team, lessons, water slides, and children’s water play features. One position is primarily located at our Creve Coeur facility and one position is primarily located at our Chesterfield facility. Both positions must be able to occasionally work at the other location and cover weekend hours when necessary. Positions are eligible for our employee benefits package including medical, dental, paid sick, vacation and holidays, pension, 403b, etc.

Routine schedule for positions (note that occasional weekend coverage could be required):
Monday - Thursday: 5:15am - 1:30pm
Friday: 5:15am - 12:15pm

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

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exemplary customer service to members and provide for their safety and well being.
  • Recognize and respond quickly and effectively in emergencies complying with all safety and emergency procedures.
  • Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations.
  • Teach swim lessons (group/individual) and aquatics exercise classes.
  • Assist with scheduling and supervision of part time staff as necessary.
  • Inspect the facility on a daily schedule and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor.
  • Assist in maintaining a neat, organized and clean pool deck and aquatics office
  • Answer the telephone and respond to customer questions in a courteous manner taking messages when appropriate.
  • Learn, adhere to and enforce all JCC policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance while adhering to applicable dress codes.
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance.
  • Complete records and reports within required timeframes including but not limited to timesheets, accident reports, class rosters, daily inspection reports, etc.
  • Participate in regular in-service training sessions and attend staff meetings.
  • Maintain swimming skills, strength and endurance.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with members while creating a comfortable, positive and welcoming environment.
  • Learn and become familiar with programming and equipment offered at the 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:

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Day Camp Counselor
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis for Camp Counselors in our 2014 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield. Most camps run for 10 weeks, June 2 - August 8. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate along with campers in a variety of activities: swimming, outdoor activities, crafts, drama, sports and nature.

Duties include

  • Attend mandatory orientation and Meet and Greet on May 28, 29, 30 and June 1
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Help each participant meet camp goals established for camper development
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow all camp rules and regulations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 16 years of age by June 1 or completed the Counselor in Training program in 2013, exceptions:
    • Counselor in Training must be entering 10th grade; Ben A’ Kiba Teen Mitzvah and Inclusion (children with disabilities) both require high school diplomas/GED.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity; specialized knowledge required for sports, gymnastics  and arts camps
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for certain camps (training provided if necessary)
  • Note that some camps require sucessful registration on the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry as a condition of employment. If required, this registration must be maintained in good standing for continued employment.

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

Current available shifts are:
Tuesday, 5:00 - 10:30pm
Wednesday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday, 4:00 - 10:00pm

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

Essential Functions

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

Qualifications

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

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

To apply, 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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Kitchen Worker I
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a Kitchen Worker I to join our Kitchen J team. This part time position is at our Creve Coeur location. The schedule is Monday-Friday, 1:15 - 6:45pm. Candidates with flexibility to start their day earlier on occasion are preferred. Kitchen J provides daily meals for our Early Childhood and Adult Day Center programs, an evening meal for Covenant House residents, home delivered meals for area residents, and catering services.

Summary
Wash dishes and perform other cleaning tasks in JCC Nutrition kitchens and in designated areas at Covenant House. Prepares food in JCC Nutrition kitchens and assists with catering as needed.

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Ability to prepare food as directed.
  • Ability to read recipes and department order sheets.
  • Knowledge of weights and measurements necessary for proper food preparation.
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment needed for food production.
  • Good physical condition, including the ability to stand for prolonged periods, lift, bend, stretch, and walk to other areas on campus.
  • Clean personal appearance.
  • Visual and auditory acuity.
  • Ability to lift, push, and or pull up to 35 pounds.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Program Specialist
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a Program Specialist(s) in the Club, which provides after school programming for elementary aged school children. This seasonal, school year position is available at the Chesterfield and/or Creve Coeur location. The position is scheduled from 3:00-4:30pm twice per week at each location with those days TBD (based on M-F work week). Position may be filled by one or two people.

Duties include

  • Define Club goals and plan programming to reflect those goals
  • Plan, implement, supervise art and cooking schedules and assist with special events
  • Order supplies prior and during the semester
  • Develop cirriculum for overall specialty programming
  • Activity and supply set up and clean up daily
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Help each participant meet Club goals established for their development
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of Club activities
  • Teach or lead 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
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow all J rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required.  College coursework or current college student is preferred.
  • Previous arts experience required; prior arts and crafts instructional experience preferred.
  • Previous cooking experience required; prior cooking  instructional experience preferred.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to children’s age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to teach an activity; specialized knowledge required for arts and crafts 
  • 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

A current Hepatitis A vaccination is required for food handling. If candidate has not already had this vaccination, it is provided by the J.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Sharsheret Supports Coordinator
The Jewish Community Center has an exciting new part time position for a Sharsheret Supports Coordinator. This position is expected to require a 5 to 10 hours per week commitment with the schedule flexible as the work demands.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and implement Nishmah’s strategy for Sharsheret Support with lay committee.  Create realistic outcomes based on the work plan.
  • Serve as community resource and educator on the issue of increased risk of breast and other related cancers among Ashkenazi Jews.
  • Represent Nishmah and Sharsheret Supports in the community
  • If needed, develop support group and actively recruit support group members.  (Facilitator could be staff person if appropriate background or could be a separate staff person)
  • Publicize the launch of your Sharsheret Supports group and/or programs locally working together with the Marketing department.
  • Refer women and families to Sharsheret’s national programs, including Sharsheret’s national peer support network, for additional support when appropriate.
  • Attend supervision as needed with supervisor.
  • Communicate concerns to supervisor, as well as any significant communication with community members.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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KidZone Babysitters
We have part time openings at the Jewish Community Center for Babysitters to join our KidZone staff.

Immediate openings are for:
Chesterfield location:
Tuesday-Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, 4:00 - 8:00pm
Saturday-Sunday, 8:00am - 12:30pm
Substitute positions available for day, evening and weekend shifts.

Creve Coeur location:
Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 12:30pm
Monday- Thursday, 4:00 - 8:00pm
Saturday-Sunday, 8:00am - 12:30pm
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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Aquatic 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 six indoor and outdoor pools. Our features include: lap swimming, water walking, aqua exercise classes, swim team, lessons, water slides, and children’s water play features. This 20-25 hour per week position will work across both of our locations, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield.

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 include, but are not restricted to, the following:

  • 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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Counselors, The Club
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for Counselors, 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. Positions will also work the occasional full day (9:00am - 3:00pm) 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.

Current openings available for:
Chesterfield location: Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 6:00pm

Duties include:

  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of offered activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe 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 desiredPrevious 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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Substitute Counselors, The Club
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for Substitute Counselors, The Club in our before and after school care children’s programming. These substitute 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 (9:00am- 3:00pm) 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.

Current openings available for:
The Club (Creve Coeur location): Monday-Friday, 6:15am-8:45am and or 3:15-6:00pm (Substitute Positions only)

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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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.

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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.

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Group Exercise Instructors
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis for Group Exercise Instructors who teach our current formats as well as we are looking for 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.).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exemplary and professional service to our members while providing for their safety and well being.
  • Develop and administer safe, engaging, and effective group exercise programs, which have been approved by the JCC and/or the approved national fitness certification agencies. Must be capable of altering programs as needed to meet the needs and safety concerns of patrons.
  • Correct ineffective and incorrect techniques when observed or asked.
  • Promote group exercise, personal training, fitness programs, aquatics or other programs pertinent to our member’s needs. Present the benefits of group exercise to all members and demonstrate the value of the program. Be aware of and able to offer current Fitness specials/promotions and be aware of programs offered across the J.
  • Be punctual and prepared to start classes on time.
  • Serve as a role model and leader to patrons, maintaining a positive demeanor at all times and upholding the policies of the JCC.
  • Assist in maintaining a neat, organized and clean group exercise studio. Ensure all equipment is returned to its proper place after class; turn off stereo and wireless microphone. Lock all doors, closets, and equipment shelves when classes are not in session.
  • Notify Group Exercise Managers about any equipment in need of repair or in need of replacement.
  • Learn and be knowledgeable about 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 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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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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Early Childhood Teachers
The Jewish Community Center has part time openings for Teachers to join our Early Childhood Center teams at both of our locations. 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 Part Time Openings:
Creve Coeur: Monday - Friday, 2:30 - 6:00pm
 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver curriculum for assigned 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:

  • 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, transcript and salary history.
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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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Officials and Scorekeepers
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for part time Officials and Scorekeepers for Youth and Adult sports programs. These seasonal positions are located at our Chesterfield and Creve Coeur locations.

General Responsibility:
Officiate and keep score of games in our sports leagues (basketball, baseball, softball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey, etc.) 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.
  • Accurately record the score of the game and required statistics.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Help players 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:

  • 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.
  • MSHSAA, NSA, ASA, USSSA, and USSF certifications are preferred for officials.
  • Must be able to count and calculate statistics related to the games.
  • Ability to assist in teaching designated sport.
  • Desire and ability to work with children (for youth programs). Prior experience working with children preferred.
  • Must have the auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to move equipment and around the playing field/court as needed.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Ability to assist in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self control.

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

Overview:
The J’s Early Childhood Program is an “Ethical Start School” accredited by the State of Missouri and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We use the Project Construct Curriculum Framework in our Center.  We provide care for children ages six-weeks to 5 years of age in a safe, warm, nurturing environment that helps children feel good about themselves and the world around them. Our program operates from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Applicants should have flexibility to work within our operating schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up, take down, and clean classroom as necessary.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the children at all times.
  • Assist and or lead activities for the children following the lesson plans for the week.
  • Follow all Missouri licensure and JCC guidelines in the course of your work.
  • Perform anecdotal record keeping, for example, daily observations, injury reports, parent inquiries, etc.
  • Communicate professionally with parents and coworkers. Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Communicate and interact appropriately with children
  • Attend in-service workshops, conferences, staff meetings, and special events as required.
  • Earn 12 continuing education credits per year.
  • Incumbent in the position is required to become First Aid and CPR certified upon hire (training provided) and certification must be kept current.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance
  • Be punctual and maintain good attendance
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 18
  • High School Diploma (or GED) required.
  • A minimum of three (3) college credit hours in early childhood, child development, youth development, or child/family related courses
  • Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to multi task in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to physically stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and lift children up to 50lbs.
  • Able to accompany children outside to playground, to gym class, and to swim class (teachers are in the water)

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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Pilates Reformer Instructors
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for certified Pilates Reformer Instructors. These part time positions are available at our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations to teach private and small group sessions. Both facilities feature dedicated Mind/Body studios for yoga and pilates, Stott Reformers, and top of the line instructional equipment (elastic bands, plastic coated hand weights, pilates/yoga mats, pilates rings, etc.).
Candidates must have flexibility of schedule to meet our patrons’ needs, particularly nights and weekends.

Duties include:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

Essential Functions:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

 

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