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Thank you for your interest in joining the J team!  The J is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.  If you wish to be considered for one of our openings please specify the position for which you are applying and submit your resume, cover letter and application.

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

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

 

Current Opportunities:

Full Time:

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Director of Development

Program Registrar

Maintenance III - Assistant Supervisor

Early Childhood Teacher


Seasonal:

Camp Nurse

Sports Camp Coordinator

Camp of the Arts Coordinator

Gymnastics Camp Coordinator

Camp Counselor

Inclusion Counselor

Camp Specialist

Pre- and Post-Care Coordinator


Part Time:

Administrative Assistant, Adult Day Center

PEERS Program Parent Group Leader

KidZone Babysitters

The Club Counselors

Cheer, Pom, Dance and Spirit Instructor

Maintenance II - Custodial/Room Setup Associate

Director, Theatre Unlimited

Production Assistant, Theatre Unlimited

Music Director, Theatre Unlimited

A/V Technician

Construction Technician

Sports and Recreation Program Assistant

Sports Officials

Group Exercise Instructors

Massage Therapists

Member Services Coordinators

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant

Shuttle Bus/Van Driver - Substitute Position

Substitute Teachers

Personal Trainers

Pilates Reformer Instructors

Event Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chief Financial Officer
The Jewish Community Center is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our Executive Leadership team reporting directly to our President/CEO. The J has an overall budget of approximately $20 million. We have two campuses featuring state of the art fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools, gymnasiums, early childhood education centers, an adult day center, cultural arts programs, day camps, recreational sports, etc. which serve our more than 16,000 members as well as non member program participants. Our third campus on the Lake of the Ozarks houses our residential camp, Camp Sabra.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly manages the following professionals:
  • Manager of Accounting
  • Database Administrator

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

Qualifications

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Director of Development
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Director of Development to join our Executive Leadership team. This position, reporting to our President/CEO, is responsible for leading all fundraising efforts across our organization. We have two campuses featuring state of the art fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools, gymnasiums, early childhood education centers, an adult day center, cultural arts programs, day camps, recreational sports, etc. which serve our more than 16,000 members as well as non member program participants. Our third campus on the Lake of the Ozarks houses our residential camp, Camp Sabra. In addition to the Development department’s goal of raising annual contributions totaling 10% of our overall budget of approximately $20 million, we are the recipient of approximately $1.2 million each from United Way and Jewish Federation of St Louis.

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
Please indicate "Director of Development"  in the subject line of your email.                Back to top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Registrar
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a full time Program Registrar. This position is 37.5 hours per week, includes benefits and employee discounts, and is located at our Creve Coeur location. The schedule for this position is primarily Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Summary
Provide great customer service to our customers as their central point of contact for program registrations. Ensure registrations are accurately processed with appropriate payment and completed forms. Greet and provide guidance to customers entering the Arts and Education building.

Responsibilities

  • Process program registrations in CSI (incoming from mail, phone, in-person) for multiple JCC departments.
  • Proactively handle communications regarding payment to ensure that all payments are received prior to program participation. Actively coordinate with customers, program staff, accounting staff, and collections/scholarship coordinator.
  • Run reports and download/manipulate in Excel as needed for program management regarding registrations; proactively alert if programs are filled.
  • Learn about and maintain current knowledge about JCC programming to answer customer questions and or to connect customers to the appropriate agency contact.
  • Greet members who enter the Arts and Education building and provide assistance to them.
  • Answer the main switchboard phone (multi- line phone) and respond to question or transfer calls as appropriate.
  • Adhere to JCC policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • College degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Access)
  • Prior experience using CSI/Spectrum preferred.
  • Prior collections experience preferred.
  • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for the position; training provided.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and ability to delight customers and tactfully handle situations.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must be able to solve problems and multi task in a fast paced environment.

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • College degree in Education or related field
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Prior education experience
  • Training and experience using the Project Construct Curriculum Framework

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 18
  • High School Diploma (or GED) required.
  • Minimum of 60 hours college credit and/or CDA (Child Development Associate) is required for full time.
  • Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to multi task in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to physically stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and lift children up to 50lbs.
  • Able to accompany children outside to playground, to gym class, and to swim class (teachers are in the water)

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, transcript and salary history.
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Camp Nurses
We have openings at the J for Camp Nurses in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available at both our Cerve Coeur and Chesterfield locations.  Camps run for 11 weeks, May 26 - August 7. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 8:45 – 3:15.  Mandatory attendance is required for staff orientation on May 27, 28, 29 and 31. Our caring and enthusiastic camp nurse is the health manager for the camps, supervises health and cleanliness standards, works with camp directors and staff; and helps provide adequate physical health conditions for all.

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

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


Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

  • Design and lead Gymnastic program  which provides campers with opportunities to enhance current skills as well as gain new skills in floor exercise, vault, and balance beam.  The program  needs to be designed to accommodate campers with varying levels of gymnastics experience. 
  • Supervise, train, and assist in evaluating Gymnastics Camp Counselors.
  • Work with Camp Director to  plan, implement, supervise camp schedule and assist  with special events and field trips, staff orientation, and help to define camp goals.
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, carpool, swimming, lunch and camper assessments .
  • Ensure Gymnastics Camp staff use proper techniques and safety precautions in all spotting, teaching, and use of gymnastics equipment.
  • Maintain regular parent communications.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforece all JCC and Day camp rules and regulations
  • These are not the only duties to be performed.  Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

  • Engage with campers at all times
  • Support camper as they participate in group or individual activities, helping them to be successful in all camp programs
  • Write and maintain progress notes pertaining to each camper’s goals
  • Make accommodations to activities, as needed, to allow the campers to fully participate
  • Facilitate transitions or sensory breaks as needed
  • Assist campers with personal care needs as needed
  • Appropriately manage crisis situations related to behavior or health as needed
  • Work cooperatively with counselors and specialist leading the program
  • Care for the physical and emotional well being of campers at all times
  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow and enforece all JCC and Day Camp rules and regulations
  • These are not the only duties to be performed.  Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.   

Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Responsibilities

  • Supervise, train, and assist in evaluating Pre and Post Care staff.
  • Work with Camp Director to ensure that Pre and Post Care provides a safe and fun environment  for children and staff.
  • Create work schedule for Pre and Post Care staff.
  • Plan activity schedules for campers in Pre and Post Care.
  • Coordinate swim time with Aquatics Director.
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, paretn pcik up and drop off, swimming, snack and camper assessments.
  • Communicate with parents in an appropriate and customer oriented manner.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Enforce and teach appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day camp rules and regulations.
  • These are not the only duties to be performed.  Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required; College Degree preferred.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Previous adminstrative experience is a plus
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp is required.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children in an enthusiastic manner is necessary.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is necessary.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are necessary.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for certain camps (training provided if necessary)
  • Note that some camps require sucessful registration on the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry as a condition of employment. If required, this registration must be maintained in good standing for continued employment.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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PEERS Program Parent Group Leader
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a PEERS Program Parent Group Leader to join our Inclusion team. PEERS is a new program which we are thrilled to start offering at the J. This part time position works approximately 2.5 hours per week for a program scheduled for Wednesday evenings, 5:30 - 7:00pm.

Position Overview
PEERS, Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills, provides evidence based social skills intervention for teens interested in learning ways to keep and make friends. The PEERS Program Parent Group Leader runs the PEERS Program Parent Group for 14-week sessions with the parents of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 who are on the Autism Spectrum at the Jewish Community Center’s Millstone Campus. Parents are taught how to assist their teens by providing feedback through coaching during weekly socialization assignments.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate weekly PEERS Parent Groups at the Millstone Campus.
  • Work with PEERS Program Teen Group Leader and parents of teens who are diagnosed with the Autism Spectrum Disorder to improve their ability to support and coach their child with social skills targeted toward making and keeping friends.
  • Interact regularly with participants and families to develop goals and objectives for program participation.
  • Fulfill appropriate documentation and audit requirements relating to participants in programs as required by our funding agencies.
  • Collaborate with Inclusion Coordinator to discuss marketing, facilities and communication needs.
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of programs to prepare for participant arrival.
  • Maintain an attendance roster for each meeting.
  • Discuss parents’ roles in their support of their teens in the program.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians/participants and proactively address their concerns. Keep Inclusion Coordinator informed of any concerns, how the programs proceed, and about any communications which are to be sent out.
  • Maintain parent communications including phone calls, e-mail, and face-to-face discussions.
  • Maintain all written records, including attendance, waivers, etc
  • Adhere to all JCC and departmental policies.
  • Provide quality customer service.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA in related field required.
  • Graduate degree in a special needs related field preferred (MSW, MEd, etc.)
  • 1-2 yrs prior experience in social service related field
  • Proficient in documentation and creating treatment plans
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Capable of working closely with parents of teens with disabilities
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be self motivated and highly organized.
  • Must be available to work evenings when support group meets.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Cheer, Pom, Dance and Spirit Instructor
We have seasonal, part time positions at the Jewish Community Center for Cheer, Dance, Spirit, and Pom Instructors. This recreational program is for children ages 5 to 11 years old and is located at the Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield. The program is offered January 18 - March 8, 2015 on Sundays from 1:00 - 2:00pm. You should expect to arrive by 12:30pm in order to help set up for the day’s program and stay until approximately 2:30pm to clean up after class.

Summary
This part time, seasonal position works with children in Kindergarten through 5th grades. The position entails developing a skill-based curriculum, designing cheer, dance, and poms routines, and teaching them to the youth in a fun and safe atmosphere, with a culminating pep rally for family and friends. 

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Help to develop the curriculum for the program.
  • Teach the curriculum to the different ages in the program in an age appropriate manner.
  • Maintain a safe environment at all times, use sound judgment and follow all safety guidelines of the J.
  • Observe children’s’ behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Attend all staff meetings as required.
  • Maintain good attendance
  • Follow all J rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Experience as cheerleader, dancer, baton, or poms team member required.
  • Prior experience teaching cheer, dance, baton, or poms is preferred.
  • 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 children’s age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to teach an activity
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness, or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self control in a dynamic environment

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Director, Theatre Unlimited
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Director for Theatre Unlimited. This is a part time, seasonal position for this year’s production in April. Rehearsals begin in December/January as follows but are subject to change: Wednesday evenings, 7:00 - 9:00pm, and on Sundays 2:00 - 4:00pm. Technical rehearsals are Sunday-Thursday, April 12-15. There are two performances on April 16 and April 19.

Theatre Unlimited is one of St Louis’ oldest theatre companies for adults with disabilities. A new show is produced each year providing an inclusive and fun experience for all who wish to participate.

Responsibilities

  • Research and provide list of prospective plays for upcoming season. Review with Inclusion Coordinator to select most appropriate play.
  • Working with the Music Director, assign parts. Assignments should match to cast member’s strengths and interests. All participants are cast.
  • Provide artistic vision of the show in collaboration with Inclusion Coordinator keeping in mind the cast members’ abilities.
  • Plan rehearsal details and conduct rehearsals and performances in a fun but safe manner. Communicate plans with cast, crew and Inclusion Coordinator.
  • Work alongside the Technical Director at the Jewish Community Center to ensure a safe stage set up is achieved.
  • Block the show and teach to cast. Provide simple choreography as needed.
  • Working with the Music Director, create a cohesive story for the production.
  • Assist actors with character development while sharing with them the vision for the show.
  • Develop a costume plot with the Costumer. Keep in mind ease of use and allocated budget.
  • Along with Production Assistants ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be returned are accounted for.
  • Be mindful of allocated budget and ensure that the production is completed within budget.
  • Communicate respectfully and regularly with parents/guardians/participants and proactively address their concerns. Keep Inclusion Coordinator informed of any concerns, how the show is proceeding, and about any communications which are to be sent out.
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required. Attend all rehearsals and performances.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • College degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities is required.
  • One or more years of previous directorial experience is required or several years of theatre experience across disciplines.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Patience and ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification is a requirement of the position. Training will be provided as necessary.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Production Assistant, Theatre Unlimited
We have part time, seasonal openings at the J for Production Assistants for our Theatre Unlimited program. This is a part time, seasonal position for this year’s production in April. Rehearsals begin in December/January as follows but are subject to change: Wednesday evenings, 7:00 - 9:00pm and on Sundays, 2:00 - 4:00pm. Technical rehearsals are Sunday-Thursday, April 12th-15th. There are two performances on April 16 and April 19.

Summary
Production Assistants provide support to adults with developmental disabilities as they participate in Theatre Unlimited at the J. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to adults with developmental disabilities as they participate in Theatre Unlimited which can include identifying and making accommodations to activities to allow for full participation, facilitation of transitions or sensory breaks, assistance with personal care needs, appropriate management of crisis situations related to behavior or health, etc.
  • Work cooperatively with the Director and Musical Director of Theatre Unlimited 
  • Complete progress notes thoroughly on designated participants goals throughout the entire program(including show dates)
  • Ensure each participant signs in and out of each practice and assist with follow up with those who are absent
  • Attend all technical rehearsals and show dates, as well as trainings and meetings as required.
  • Together with the Director ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be returned are accounted for.
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all J rules, regulations, and standards
  • 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 adults with developmental disabilities
  • Understanding of unique needs of adults 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, parents, as well as to varying skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist adults 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.
  • Good standing in the Family Care and Safety Registry

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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Music Director, Theater Unlimited
The Jewish Community Center has an opening for a Music Director for Theatre Unlimited for our upcoming season. This is a part time, seasonal position for this year’s production in April.  Rehearsals begin in December/January as follows but are subject to change: Wednesdays 7:00 - 9:00pm and Sundays 2:00 - 4:00pm. Technical rehearsals are Sunday-Thursday, April 12-15. There are two performances, on April 16 and April 19.

Theatre Unlimited is one of St Louis’ oldest theatre companies for adults with disabilities. A new show is produced each year providing an inclusive and fun experience for all who wish to participate.

Responsibilities

  • Together with the director, assign vocal parts to cast members
  • Plan and conduct music rehearsals and music related elements of production in a fun but safe manner.
  • Provide piano accompaniment during rehearsals and performances.
  • Provide individual assistance to cast members in learning their parts.
  • Find or develop a rehearsal cd.
  • Along with Director, ensure all materials are gathered and put away after rehearsals and performances. Ensure any materials that must be returned are accounted for.
  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians/participants and proactively address their concerns. Keep Inclusion Coordinator informed of any concerns, how the show is proceeding, and about any communications which are to be sent out.
  • Know and understand all safety procedures of the J. Be able to lead the participants in the event of an emergency.
  • Attend all training and meetings as required. Attend all rehearsals and performances.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • College degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities is required.
  • One or more years of previous theatre experience is required. Prior experience as a school music teacher is strongly desired.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Patience and ability to deal with multiple priorities at one time.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification is a requirement of the position. Training will be provided as necessary.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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A/V Technician
The Jewish Community Center has part time (as needed) openings for A/V Technicians to join our Cultural Arts department in support of the New Jewish Theatre, the New Jewish Theatre’s Youth Theatre as well as in support of facility rentals and events at the J. We are looking for candidates who are able to work days, evenings or weekends as required in support of the production schedule. The New Jewish Theatre produces five shows per year in our 125-seat black box theatre and our Youth Theatre produces three shows per year in our Performing Arts Center. Rentals and special events take place throughout the year at the J.

Purpose
To assist NJT’s Technical Director with any of the audio and lighting requirements of NJT productions and with requirements for JCC events and rentals. 

Essential Functions

  • Provide assistance with lighting hang and focus.
  • Help with set up of sound equipment for productions.
  • Assist with running of light and sound boards during rehearsals and productions as required.
  • Assist with A/V needs for JCC events and rentals which can include light/sound design, set up of speakers, microphones, lights, light and sound boards, and running of light and sound boards during events.
  • Assist with dismantling of light and sound equipment and putting away in appropriate storage.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required. College degree in related field is preferred.
  • Related professional technical theatre experience preferred. Experience with theatre sound engineering and design as well as in practices of stage lighting are desired.
  • Familiarity with current audio and lighting technology is required.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated implementation of safe theatre and safe shop practices are required.
  • Knowledge of and capability to utilize tools necessary for lighting hang and focus is required.
  • Able to lift, carry, push, and pull objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Able to climb and work with the use of a ladder, scaffolding, and or mechanical lift up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule in support of the above events which will include days, evenings and weekends. Hours fluctuate based on production schedule.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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NJT Construction Technician
The Jewish Community Center has part time (as needed) openings for Construction Technicians to join our Cultural Arts department in support of the New Jewish Theatre and the New Jewish Theatre’s Youth Theatre. We are looking for candidates who are able to work days, evenings or weekends as required in support of the production schedule. The New Jewish Theatre produces five shows per year in our 125-seat black box theatre and our Youth Theatre produces three shows per year in our Performing Arts Center. Set construction begins approximately 4-5 weeks prior to performances.

Purpose
To assist NJT’s Technical Director with the construction and management of sets for NJT in our Black Box Theatre and Performing Arts Center. 

Essential Functions

  • Assist with all set construction under the direction of the Technical Director.
  • Together with the Technical Director, ensure all sets are built according to design, building, and safety guidelines.
  • Assist with the load in of stage sets ensuring that the set is properly secured and in place.
  • Assist with dismantling of sets as required storing those components which can be reused.
  • Maintain a clean and organized shop space.
  • May be asked to work as stage crew during performances if necessary.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required. College degree in related field is preferred.
  • Related professional technical theatre experience preferred.
  • Advanced carpentry skills and knowledge of construction methods are required.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated implementation of safe theatre practices and safe shop practices are required.
  • Knowledge of and capability to utilize power tools (saws, drills, compressor, etc.) is required.
  • Able to lift, carry, push, and pull objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Able to climb and work with the use of a ladder, scaffolding and or mechanical lift up to 25 ft in elevation.
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule in support of the above events which will include days, evenings and weekends. Hours fluctuate based on production schedule.

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Sports and Recreation Program Assistant
We have openings at the Jewish Community Center for Sports and Recreation Program Assistants to join our Sports, Recreation and Aquatics team. These part time positions are available at both of our locations (Creve Coeur and Chesterfield) depending on time of year and the corresponding sports programs and leagues on our schedule. On occasion special events may be held at additional locations. Candidates should be available to work afternoons/evenings and weekends. Multiple positions are available!

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

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

Duties include

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

Duties include

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

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

Duties include

  • Mop, sweep and scrub floors and other surfaces.
  • Clean and dust furniture, exihibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings.
  • Clean and service women’s restrooms and locker rooms.
  • Launder, fold and restock towels as needed.
  • Drive agency vehicle to perform deliveries between buildings of things such as towels, lunches, mail, etc. May also drive locally to deliver and pick up items as necessary.
  • Move furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous equipment as directed.
  • Collect waste paper and recyclables.
  • Help with physical set ups in the buildings and on the grounds for meetings and extra curricular performances, such as concerts, lectures, athletic events, etc.
  • Sweep or shovel snow from entrances, walks and drives.
  • Lock and unlock doors to classrooms, lecture rooms, offices, etc.
  • Collect debris removed from the buildings and place in containers for removal by truck.
  • Replace burnt out lightbulbs as needed.
  • Report items that require repair.
  • Cultivate and care for shrubbery, trees, flowers and lawns during the summer season as requested.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by designated supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade School graduation
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Ability to climb and work with the use of a ladder
  • Ability to obtain and use a Commercial Chauffer’s Driver’s License
  • Must be able to spend majority of shift walking, twisting, bending, pushing, stooping, and pulling.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast- paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well paced mobility. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • Prior related experience preferred.

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

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and completed application.
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The Club Counselors
We have openings starting in August at the Jewish Community Center for Counselor, The Club in our before and after school care children’s programming. These part time positions are for our before and after school program called The Club and our pre and post care offering for summer day camp. This position will also work the occasional full day (9:00 am- 3:00 pm) on an as-needed basis for our Vacation Day, Spring and Winter Break, and Snow Day programs. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate and lead kindergarten through fifth grade children in a variety of activities such as swimming, crafts, sports, cooking and provide homework help.

Openings available beginning in August for:

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

Duties include

  • Provide quality customer service at all times
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
  • Guide group/individual children to participate successfully in all aspects of offered activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
  • Observe childrens’ behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Attend all staff meetings as required
  • Assist in enriching programming during snow days and when school is out
  • Maintain good attendance and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all JCC rules, regulations, and standards
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; Current college student or graduate in related field desired
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in program
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to childs’ age and skill levels
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity
  • Ability to assist children in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
  • Should posess good character, integrity and adaptability
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control in a dynamic environment
  • Commitment to both morning and afternoon hours is preferred
  • Past Judaic experiences are a plus

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Group Exercise Instructors
We have openings for Group Exercise Instructors who teach our current formats as well as new formats to introduce at the J. These part time positions are available at our Creve Coeur and Chesterfield locations. Both facilities feature: spring loaded wood floors in aerobics studio, dedicated yoga studio, dedicated pilates studio with Stott Reformers, dedicated cycling studio, and top of the line instructional equipment (bosu balls, wobble boards, elastic bands, steps, plastic coated hand weights, pilates/yoga matts, body bars, etc.).

*We are actively seeking Cycle Instructors to teach in our dedicated studios which feature Kiser M3 Plus cycles. Our current class schedule includes morning, evening and weekend class times.*

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Current nationally recognized certification for format you are applying to teach is required.
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer certification. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Six months prior teaching experience is preferred.
  • Must be physically able to teach classes (demonstrate techniques and lead the group through the program)
  • Strong listening and oral communication skills.
  • Exhibit leadership skills in an outgoing, professional manner.
  • Must demonstrate a desire to improve the health and fitness of our patrons through safe and effective exercise leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish networks and effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals.
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office Suite are required (Outlook, Word, Excel) and demonstrated ability to learn new software programs are required for the position. Training on how to use CSI, software program for membership management, will be provided.

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Massage Therapists
The Jewish Community Center has openings for part time Massage Therapists at our Creve Coeur location. Our spa is housed within our Staenberg Family Complex Health and Wellness Building, a large modern fitness and community based facility. Our structured and organized spa features a serene and tranquil environment, full laundry service, private and couples massage rooms as well as fully stocked locker rooms featuring showers, steam, sauna, and whirlpool for your clients to use.

Compensation is percentage commission based with hourly draw. Position provides all supplies, marketing and administrative support with no back bar charge to the therapists.

Massage schedules are blocked in five hour shifts (am and pm). Day, evening and weekend shifts are available.

Responsibilities

  • Perform consecutive quality massage sessions.
  • Be able to communicate and promote the benefits of massage therapy to our clientele.
  • Provide an excellent experience by having a helpful and friendly attitude.
  • Responsible for maintaining professionalism and cleanliness of spa.
  • Adhere to local and state licensing laws and regulations.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, ensuring all communications are professionally handled.
  • Tailor massage sessions to a client’s needs.
  • Be self motivated at building your business and utilize promotional opportunities available to you.
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times.
  • Follow all JCC policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must hold a valid Missouri State license; no provisional licenses allowed.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform various massage modalities including (but not limited to): Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, PreNatal Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Couples Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, and Chair Massage.
  • Must have demonstrated customer service orientation.
  • Two years of related work experience is preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to create a consistent professional client base and desire to achieve compensation goals increasing revenue on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and management.
  • Available to work one weekend and one evening shift per week and or as needed.
  • Must be team oriented and able to work for the benefit of the team.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to be punctual and reliable.

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

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

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

Creve Coeur location
Part time positions available for day (M-F) and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities include

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must have current certification in either American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid or American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguarding and First Aid.
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer is required.
  • Instructor certifications are desirable.
  • Prior experience as a lifeguard with demonstrated knowledge of and application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills along with the ability to provide exemplary customer service.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills and the ability to read and follow written communications.
  • Must be able to make sound decisions.
  • Position requires flexibility in schedule to open and or close the pools and to work across multiple locations.

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Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant
We have an opening at the Jewish Community Center for a part time Fitness Floor Equipment Attendant to join our team at our Chesterfield location. Current available shifts include days, evenings and weekends.

Summary: Position is responsible for day to day inspections and upkeep of equipment, this includes regular cleaning and executing smaller repairs, as directed by supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure all equipment is in working order: inspect equipment and power sources/cords for defects or malfunctions, utilize the Equipment Maintenance Log to communicate resolved and unresolved issues and repairs made, communicate and work with vendors directly to coordinate repairs. Report any issues via established protocol and resources. Ensure appropriate customer communication is in place by updating the communication log on all actions and efforts taken toward resolving documented issues. Execute regular preventative maintenance as needed and recommended by equipment manufacturers.
  • Clean equipment daily: clean the floor, particularly under and around cardiovascular equipment; wipe down equipment pads and grips with disinfectant; dust off or wipe down all exterior surfaces of strength training equipment, raise treadmills and vacuum under decks.
  • Re-rack all weights, bars, and attachments to maintain a neat, organized workout area.
  • Provide quality customer service to our members: welcome all to the Fitness Center, provide encouragement/assistance in achieving fitness goals, answer questions, take messages, answer phone, assist with emergencies, provide members with information as needed, perform adjustments to TVs and viewing screens, and educate members about policies/procedures.
  • Must be knowledgeable about all safety and emergency procedures for the equipment and for the J. Ensure member safety while on duty.
  • Learn, follow, and enforce all JCC rules, policies and procedures. Follow departmental dress code policy.
  • Be familiar with programs and equipment available at the JCC; share this knowledge with customers.
  • Promptly open or close Fitness Center in accordance with established procedure.
  • Process point of sale transactions and schedule appointments per procedure in CSI.
  • Attend staff and departmental meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification is required. Training provided if necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service is required.
  • Must be able to effectively interact with a diversity of individuals.
  • Prior experience in repair and overhaul of fitness equipment is preferred. Strong mechanical aptitude is required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in working with electronic equipment which includes: televisions, cardio theater systems and viewing screens.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to follow projects to completion while keeping stakeholders informed along the process.
  • Physical effort is required to perform daily duties: lifting and moving weights up to 50lbs, bending, squatting, spotting, sitting, walking, and reaching.

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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


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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Required Qualifications:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Duties include:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

Essential Functions:

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

Qualifications:

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

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