Careers

The Mayerson JCC connects people so that they can live happier and fuller lives, creating a more vibrant Jewish community.

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Who We Are

The JCC helps to foster social connections between its members and guests alike, bringing people together through a wide variety of programs and events.

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With an expansive fitness center, highly regarded early childhood school and senior center, arts and cultural events offered throughout the year, and classes for every age, the JCC connects, enriches, and inspires over 27,000 visitors per month. The JCC welcomes and engages everyone, regardless of race, religion, or ability.

Explore our listings to see if there’s an opportunity that’s right for you:

Camp Advocate Counselor

Position Summary

An Advocate works with the Community Life Coordinator, Counselors, and Unit Head in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, adapting activities as needed. The Advocate will help provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

Essential Functions
  • Follow all Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of Camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Work with Community Life Coordinator to assist in the development of individualized behavior plans
  • Assist campers as needed (this may involve bathroom assistance, implementation of routines, schedules, procedures and meals)
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the bunk
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all Camp staff
  • Assist Aquatics staff with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Keep co-counselors, Community Life Coordinator, and Unit Head informed of any camper issues
  • Know all Camp staff
  • Help the camp staff to adapt activities so that all children can be included
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Participate in group and specialist Camp activities
  • When/where applicable, help facilitate Jewish learning in Camp programs
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Assist in the implementation of any unit late night or overnight programs
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a positive attitude
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all Camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of the Camp program and activities at the conclusion of Camp
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, and stretch for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outside in high degree temperatures
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
Minimum 18 years of age
Previous camp experience a plus
Enthusiasm, upbeat sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
Desire and ability to work and play with children
Ability to take guidance and supervision
Team player
$10.50 per hour
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.

Camp Counselor

Position Summary

The Counselor works the Unit Heads in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

Essential Functions
  • Follow all Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of Camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep Program Coordinator informed of any camper issues on a timely basis
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the bunk
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all Camp staff
  • Implement age-appropriate programs with staff, following the objectives and outline of the Camp
  • Assist with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Know each camper in your bunk
  • Know all Camp staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Participate in group and specialist Camp activities
  • When/where applicable, help facilitate Jewish learning in Camp programs
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Assist in the implementation of any unit late night or overnight programs
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a positive attitude
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all Camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of the Camp program and activities at the conclusion of Camp
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, and stretch for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outside in high degree temperatures
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
Minimum 16 years of age
Previous camp experience a plus
Enthusiasm, upbeat sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
Desire and ability to work and play with children
Ability to take guidance and supervision
Team player
$10.10 per hour
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.

Camp Specialist

Position Summary

The Specialists works with the Program Coordinator in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

Essential Functions
  • Follow all Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of Camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep the Program Coordinator informed of any camper issues on a timely basis
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the bunk
  •  Maintain a positive working relationship with all Camp staff
  • Implement age-appropriate programs with staff, following the objectives and outline of the Camp
  • Assist with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Know each camper in your bunk
  • Know all Camp staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Participate in group and specialist Camp activities
  • When/where applicable, help facilitate Jewish learning in Camp programs
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Assist in the implementation of any unit late night or overnight programs
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Assist in composing a newsletter or articles informing parents of bunk activities
  •  Exhibit a positive attitude
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all Camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of  other counselors
  • Assist in the evaluation of the Camp program and activities at the conclusion of Camp
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, and stretch for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outside in high-degree temperatures
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
Minimum 16 years of age
Previous camp experience a plus
Enthusiasm, upbeat sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
Desire and ability to work and play with children
Ability to take guidance and supervision
Team player
$12.00 per hour
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.

Director of Operations

Position Summary
The Director of Operations is responsible for direct oversight of the main operational areas of the Mayerson JCC, including Facility Operations, Event Rentals, Office Administration, as well as Safety & Security. It is the DO’s responsibility to ensure that the JCC’s business is operated to the highest standards in line with the JCC’s Mission and Values.
Reporting to the COO and serving as a member of the Management Team, this position’s primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The Director of Operations also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. This position will also interact from time to time with the Board of Directors.
More About the Role
  • Administrative/Personnel
    • Directly supervise Facility & Special Projects Manager, Events Manager and Administrative Assistant. These specific assignments may change based on the JCC’s needs.
    • Responsible for regular annual evaluation of staff under their supervision.
    • Set, maintain and enforce clear expectations with staff.
    • Participate in the annual budgeting process for all Departments under their supervision. Review and approve proposed budgets before presentation to Finance and/or COO and CEO.
    • Facilitate all construction projects within the facility including those of lessee organizations as needed.
    Safety & Security
    • Develop, implement, and understand facility emergency procedures.
    • Assist in training employees and lessee organizations on the facility’s emergency procedures.
    • Follow organizational procedures in the handling of any emergency situation, including agency policies and guidelines for dealing with the media.
    • Make CEO and COO immediately aware of any security issue.
    • Provide oversight of the facility to ensure it is as safe and risk free as possible.
    • This includes issues of facility upkeep, equipment upkeep, equipment storage, etc.
    Member Care
    • Maintain a constant focus on service delivery to members.
    • Always prioritize member service above other tasks.
    • Continually work with staff through training, modeling, and evaluation to create an exemplary service environment.
    • Ensure the maintenance of a clean facility and safe environment for our members.
    • Make COO aware of any member or guest relations issues that are unresolved or escalating.
    General
    • Serve as part of the Management Team in developing strategic direction for the JCC.
    • Foster and support all organizational policies and missions when dealing with other staff, volunteers or members.
    • Healthy discussion/disagreement on policies is encouraged through appropriate communication with COO.
Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Management experience required.
  • Jewish communal and/or nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Experience with overseeing budgets/forecasting required.
Special skills preferred:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent technical computer skills – including proficiency with Microsoft Office products o Strong supervisory skills and experience
  • Management training and experience
  • Bachelors Degree required
Benefits
  • Robust Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Talent Management & Professional Development programs and learning opportunities
  • Competitive 401(k) program with company match and additional contribution opportunities
  • Complimentary family membership to the Mayerson JCC Fitness Center
  • Discounts to the onsite Café, Spa, and other programs and services
  • F.S.A, Employer Matched H.S.A, Life Insurance, Voluntary Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance, 529 College Savings Plan, Legal Shield plan
  • Notable Paid Time Off: 15 days vacation, 12 days of sick, in addition to paid Jewish and federal holidays
  • Business casual dress
  • Vibrant and collaborative work environment
  • $75,000-$80,000 annual salary based on experience

Lead Toddler Teacher

Position Summary
The Toddler Teacher, working with children 18 months-3 years old, will be responsible for providing an environment that is positive, individualized, and cohesive to learning and encourages fun through play and exploration.

Essential Functions
  • Implement curriculum and activities which promote stimulation, learning, and fun.
  • Create a warm, fun and nurturing environment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe classroom.
  • Participate in all activities with children.
  • Assist with activity planning and preparation of materials and supplies for daily use.
  • Ensure compliance with licensing regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Update portfolios and provide support when needed.
  • Verify that parents are receiving correct information.
  • Foster positive communication with parents through in-person conversation and/or email.
  • Exhibit good judgment, maturity, and stability.
  • Assist in any classroom in order to be in ratio when needed.
  • Be highly mobile and physically able to easily engage in activities like standing for long time periods, walking, bending, stooping, and sitting.
  • Offer support to the classroom teachers during the lunch time hour.
  • Provide customer-oriented service at all times by responding quickly to needs, smiling, being approachable and meeting commitments.
  • Support the goals and values of the Mayerson JCC and ECS.
  • Remain flexible in rapidly changing environment.
Position Qualifications
  • Education and Experience
    • A degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent is a plus.
    • Maintain First Aid and CPR Certifications; Communicable Disease Training and Child Abuse Training.
    • Keep abreast of current research and practices in early childhood education, and attend related trainings, workshops, and conferences.
    • Attend mandatory professional development sessions, teacher meetings and family events.
    • Versed with various educational areas such as music, art, science, literacy, mathematics, language development and physical development.
    • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Computer Skills
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Schedule
    • Monday-Friday
    • Year-Round
    • Hourly rate of $20.00 per hour

Manager of Arts & Culture

Position Summary
The Manager of Arts & Culture is responsible for creating community engagement through the planning and implementation of a wide variety of Jewish and secular cultural programs and classes, family activities, and special events (e.g. Jewish & Israeli Film Festival, Under One Roof Sukkah Art Exhibit, Jewish Book Series, etc.) which will have a significant impact on JCC members, the Jewish community and the community-at-large.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Directly responsible for implementing and executing ongoing and one-time classes, events, engagement opportunities for Arts & Ideas programming, specifically in the areas of arts, culture, and Jewish interest
  • Research, negotiate, and book local, national, and international talent
  • Attract JCC members, as well as the greater community-at-large, to innovative, high quality and diverse programs
  • Develop, implement, and supervise all aspects of specific JCC special events
  • Research other special events for programming consideration that focus on increasing community outreach, member participation, and revenue generation
  • Carry out administrative requirements and tasks as well as assist in the promotion and communication of Arts & Ideas programs and events
  • Develop and manage budgets for all program areas
  • Maintain and submit program records in accordance with the requirements of funding sources and internal procedures
  • Lead and assist in the development of grant and funding requests and reporting for Arts & Ideas programming
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with past, present, and future cultural arts donors in concert with the JCC Development Director
  • Manage, create, and work with relevant Mayerson JCC board/lay committees, as requested
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with area Jewish and non-Jewish agencies
  • Support other areas of JCC programming as directed by supervisor
  • Perform these and other duties in consultation with supervisor, as assigned
Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree required
      • 3 years of program/event development and coordination experience, preferred in the areas of arts, culture, and Jewish interest
      • Knowledge of/experience in the arts and culture sector
      • Knowledge of Jewish community/history/culture/religion
      • Passionate, inclusive, and community-oriented
      • Demonstrates sound judgment and takes initiative
      • Strong organizational and time management skills
      • Team player with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
      • Fluency in Word, Excel, and ability to learn various software systems
      • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends
      This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
Benefits
    • Robust Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Talent Management & Professional Development programs and learning opportunities
    • Competitive 401(k) program with company match and additional contribution opportunities
    • Complimentary family membership to the Mayerson JCC Fitness Center
    • Discounts to the onsite Café, Spa, and other programs and services
    • F.S.A, Employer Matched H.S.A, Life Insurance, Voluntary Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance, 529 College Savings Plan, Legal Shield plan
    • Notable Paid Time Off: 15 days vacation, 12 days of sick, in addition to paid Jewish and federal holidays
    • Business casual dress
    • $50,000 based on experience
    • Vibrant and collaborative work environment

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