Career Opportunities at the JCC

Thank you for your interest in working for the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. The Lawrence Family JCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

School Bus Driver
Guest Services Team Member
Swim Instructor
Early Childhood Education Teacher Assistant
Personal Trainer/Fitness Attendant
Group Fitness Instructor
Jewish Teen Initiative Middle School Coordinator
AS ONE VOCAL ENSEMBLE Music Director


Position Title: School Bus Driver

SALARY/STATUS: $17.00-23.00 per hour / Full-Time, Non-Exempt / 30+ hours per week

Under the direct supervision of the Youth & Camp Director, the School Bus Driver is responsible for transporting participants of the Youth & Camp programs by school bus or 12 passenger van. The position may fulfill other duties at the J in their extra time, taking on work as maintenance staff or program aides.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Class B Passenger License, School Bus Certificate (California - preferably local to San Diego), and Medical Certificate.
  • First Aid and CPR certifications or obtained within the first 6 months of employment.
  • Previous experience working with children.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations governing pupil transportation.
  • Personality and character traits suited to supervision and care of children of diverse cultures, behavioral and physical handicaps.
  • Exhibit characteristics of leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, maturity, integrity, ability to work independently, and display a positive attitude.
  • Ability to resolve conflict and maintain discipline of children on board buses.
  • Sufficient verbal and written skills to effectively communicate via two way radio during interpersonal contact, and in preparing written reports.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, compass direction, 24-hour time clock, schedules, manifests and procedural instructions.
  • Ability to rapidly learn assigned routes and operation of equipment related to duties.
  • Ability to use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs. of equipment or materials. May be necessary, in an emergency or other situation, to pick up a 45 pound child.
  • Ability to perform CPR/AED.

MORE DETAILS: This full-time position is eligible for a wide variety of benefits that include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • FREE JCC Annual Family Membership

**This position is subject to a drug and alcohol screening.**

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Guest Services Team Member

PAY RATE/STATUS: $11.50-$16.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the supervision of the Guest Services Manager, the Guest Services Team Member is a high profile customer service position delivering the highest level of service to our members, exemplifying professionalism, and creating a welcoming and friendly environment. The Guest Services Team Member is responsible for welcoming guests, answering phones, managing customer issues and requests, and providing administrative support to the Community Engagement management team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma is preferred but not required.
  • 1 year of experience in hospitality/service industry.
  • Previous experience in Box Office or Guest Services is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura, Ticketmaster, Showare, Paciolan or additional ticketing software/other CMS programs is preferred but not required.
  • Ability and willingness to become a Tessitura Master-User.
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified (or willingness to become certified)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting & standing.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Position Title: Swim Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $11.50-$15.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direction of the Aquatics Coordinator, the swim instructor is responsible for planning and teaching private and group swim lessons for members and non-members of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Friedenberg Olympic Pool.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Current certificates preferred - American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First-Aid certification, American Red Cross Blood Pathogen, American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Can train/certify staff on all certifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift up to 30-50lbs. Ability to pull pool covers ranging 30-50lbs.
  • Ability to perform CPR/AED.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to megans@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Early Childhood Education Teacher Assistant

SALARY/STATUS: $12.00-$15.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, Non-Exempt / 26 hours per week

A Teacher Assistant in the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Preschool (aka Nierman Preschool) is responsible to assist in the day-to-day program in her/his assigned classroom, supporting the teacher in teaching the curriculum and caring for the children. The Teacher Assistant is to assist in providing a warm, nurturing, safe and inclusive environment. The Teacher Assistant is responsible for helping to carry out the goals and objectives of the program as established by the Early Childhood Committee and school administration.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of 12 units required by the State of California in Child Development with a BA/BS or above preferred but not required.
  • Experience as a teacher assistant or a teacher in Early Childhood preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of Jewish holidays and culture with experience in Early Childhood setting.
  • Attendance of workshops, classes, or conferences for continuing education in Child Development or related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of early childhood education and developmental milestones.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with parents, children, and co-workers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with basic office machines including, but not limited to, copy, computer, internet, phones, and digital camera.
  • Ability to attend conferences and workshops which may include travel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must move easily around the classroom, playground, gymnasium, building, deck, swimming pool, and far field.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; andstoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs. May be necessary, in emergency or other situations, to pick up a 45 pound

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Personal Trainer/Fitness Attendant

STATUS: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Aquatics, Fitness & Sport, the Personal Trainer is responsible for exercise advice and personalized training for clients on a one-on-one basis. The position is responsible for developing a fitness program to meet the specific fitness/physical needs of the client and for ensuring that equipment is used appropriately and for the desired purpose.

The J is seeking an experienced, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer to join our team. Must be passionate, motivated and customer service oriented.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years Personal Training experience.
  • Possess and maintain a current personal training certification from a nationally recognized organization such as ACE, NASM, ISSA, AFAA, NFPT, NETA, ACSM etc.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Self- motivated and passionate.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Dependable, patient, friendly, cheerful and professional.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must move easily around the classroom, gymnasium, building, deck, swimming pool, and field.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be physically fit to the level of demonstrating the movements and assisting clients and members.
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 40 lbs. as required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to robync@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Group Fitness Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: $25.00-$35.00 per hour DOE / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Aquatics, Fitness & Sport, the Group Fitness Instructor provides professional, engaging and effective group fitness classes that follow the JCC's policies and guidelines.

The J is seeking an experienced group exercise instructor to teach one or a variety of formats including cycle, yoga, kickboxing, dance, boot camp, barre, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in group fitness, personal training, wellness, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic fitness principals.
  • Must have a fitness/exercise background.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Must hold and maintain a professional certification from a nationally recognized organization.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be physically fit to the level of demonstrating the movements and assisting clients and members.
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 40 lbs. as required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to robync@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Jewish Teen Initiative Middle School Coordinator

SALARY/STATUS: $16.00-$25.00 per hour DOE / Full-Time, Non-Exempt

The Jewish Teen Initiative Middle School Coordinator is responsible of the implementation of vision and goals determined by the Director and Associate Director. The primary focus of this position will be to generate enthusiasm for San Diego Jewish Middle school community by developing opportunities to bridge the gap between B’nai Mitzvah and high school involvement. This position has direct programming responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. or B.S. in a related field preferred.
  • 3+ years of responsible program related experience.
  • Experience in experiential education, group facilitation, program development and/or management.
  • Experience with Database systems preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization skills.
  • Ability to create positive relationships with teens and parents.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office; particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Competency in Google Drive Applications; Docs, Slides, Sheets, Etc.
  • Ability to work with volunteers/donors.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting and standing.
  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS

MORE DETAILS: This full-time position is eligible for a wide variety of benefits that include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • FREE JCC Annual Family Membership

Position Title: AS ONE VOCAL ENSEMBLE Music Director

SALARY/STATUS: $2,000 Stipend for the year / Part-Time / Temporary

JCompany's AS ONE VOCAL ENSEMBLE is a performance training group, composed of talented young artists from all over San Diego County, who will sing their way into your heart! These young artists (grades 2-7) not only serve as junior ambassadors of JCompany Youth Theatre, but they also reach out to give positive entertainment to charitable organizations, local schools, the elderly, and others. The Music Director is responsible for developing and teaching voice-based curriculum and for attending and teaching at all scheduled rehearsals. The Music Director is also responsible for playing piano for all rehearsals and during all performances and for coordinating with the JCompany Artistic Director on all public performances.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A passion for the promotion of Youth and Educational theatre programming.
  • Piano skills for teaching choral music, and performance accompaniment.
  • Knowledge of basic Jewish culture is also desirable, but not required.
  • Well-organized, attentive to detail, and possess the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong interpersonal skills while maintaining a positive demeanor when working with children and parents are a must.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires long periods of sitting & standing.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please reply to jobs@lfjcc.org with your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS