Careers

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

Justin Ragsdale

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.

Alyssa Redmond
Group people
Destiny Glover

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

Why Work With Us?
  • Hourly pay starts at $12.50 per hour!
  • Approximately 35 hours per week
  • No late nights and NO WEEKENDS
  • Complimentary individual membership to the Mayerson JCC Fitness Center. Discounts to the onsite JCafe.
Essential Functions
  • Follow all Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures working 1:1 or 1:2 advocate to camper ratio
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of Camp, attend weekly staff meetings
  • Work with Community Life Coordinator to assist in the development of individualized behavior plans
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the camp
  • Assist Aquatics staff with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Help the camp staff to adapt activities so that all children can be included
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Follow all Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures working 1:1 or 1:2 advocate to camper ratio
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of Camp, attend weekly staff meetings
  • Work with Community Life Coordinator to assist in the development of individualized behavior plans
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the camp
  • Assist Aquatics staff with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Help the camp staff to adapt activities so that all children can be included
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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.
Position Qualifications
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Previous camp experience a plus
  • Enthusiasm, positive attitude, upbeat sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision

Camp Counselor

Why Work With Us?
  • Hourly pay starts at $10.50 per hour!
  • Approximately 35 hours per week
  • No late nights and NO WEEKENDS
  • Complimentary individual membership to the Mayerson JCC Fitness Center. Discounts to the onsite JCafe.
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 and attend weekly meetings
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the camp
  • Assist with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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.
Position Qualifications
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Previous camp experience a plus
  • Enthusiasm, positive attitude, 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

Jewish Educator

Position Summary

The Jewish Educator will bring innovation and creativity to how Judaism is experienced at the Mayerson JCC. This person will develop and strengthen Jewish learning and engagement through content, curriculum and atmosphere, both within the Early Childhood School and across the Mayerson JCC. This role will report both to the Early Childhood School (ECS) Director and Programming Director, as their efforts are focused within the ECS and across the entire community center. This position serves as the Jewish education ambassador and resource for our ECS (i.e., our youngest learners, their families, teachers) and the broader JCC (i.e., staff, members, community). Across the JCC, this position will create positive exposure to and experiences of Jewish values and traditions. Efforts include a variety of activities and curriculum with overt Jewish content that bring Jewish and non-Jewish participants together to fulfill the J’s mission to connect people so that they can live happier and fuller lives, creating a more vibrant Jewish community.

Essential Functions
  • Plan, develop, and execute creative and age-appropriate Jewish curriculum and enrichment, including Jewish culture, holidays (e.g., Purim, Shavuot, Sukkot, and Hanukkah), traditions, and introductory Hebrew language, at the Early Childhood School.
  • Develop content and provide internal Jewish education trainings and initiatives for the ECS teachers and staff, Camp at the J campers and staff, JCC Staff and the board of trustees.
  • Build, plan, and execute initiatives to engage the Jewish community in Cincinnati, inside and outside of Mayerson JCC.
  • Become immersed in the Cincinnati Jewish Community to assess needs and share engagement opportunities.
  • Collaborate with staff, lay leaders, and Jewish organizations and institutions locally and nationally to build unity and synergy around Jewish life programs and events and present engaging programming around major Jewish holidays.
  • Develop programs that can meet people where they are Jewishly and take them to the next step in their Jewish journey and ensure an impactful Jewish presence inside the JCC.
  • Work closely with the Community Shlichim (Israeli Emmisary) to support our Israeli community and create Jewish engagement with matters related to Israel.
  • Plan, develop, and implement Israeli cultural programs for youth and adults in collaboration with Jewish Federation’s Israel Department and JCRC including, but not limited to Yom HaAtzmaut and Yom HaZikaron.
  • Develop and manage budgets for respective areas of oversight.
  • Other related duties as required or directed.
  • Pay $60,000 annual
Position Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Judaic Studies or Jewish Education.
  • Experience designing and developing programming, curriculum, and educational content.
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for Jewish culture and traditions.
  • Demonstrated success as a Jewish educator for different demographics.
  • Desire to work with young children and older adults.
  • Positive, dynamic, contagious love for Jewish Life.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work some weekend and evening hours, including holidays on occasion.
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.

Personal Trainer

Responsibilities
  • Maintains a client base by selling minimum level of new Personal Training packages as determined by the facility manager.
  • Promotes all facility programs/activities by discussing other department areas that may assist members with a total facility experience. Must keep current with facility calendar – programs, events and activities.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge about exercise, health, and fitness by remaining current with trends in the industry.
  • Participates in facility events, activities, and seminars when directed by management.
  • Provides excellent customer service and monitors guest feedback through the use of comment cards and other customer care techniques.
  • Helps ensure facility is only accessed by actual members and/or guests, and that it is safe and secure at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned


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Qualifications
  • College degree in physical education or related field preferred
  • Certification from a nationally recognized agency such as ACE, AFFA, ASCM, NSCA, and NSPA
  • Current first aid, CPR, and other safety certifications when required by the client
  • Ability to demonstrate equipment use for exercise training
  • Must be able to lift 45-pound weight plates
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong work ethic
  • Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury
  • This position required the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, walk, and talk
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Normal work hours: Varied to include nights, weekends, and holidays
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.

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 Qualifications
  • 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.
  • Pay $18.90/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.
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

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