Job Opportunities

Available Positions:

Assistant Camp Director/Youth & Family Programming Director
Indoor Cycling Instructor
Maintenance Technician
Pilates Reformer Instructor
Childcare/Preschool Teacher
Infant/Toddler Teacher
Customer Service Reception Associate
Water Aerobics Instructor
Personal Trainer
Swim Instructor
Swim Teach Coach – Summer/Fall/Winter
Lifeguard
Internship Opportunities

Assistant Camp Director/Youth & Family Program Director

The Assistant Camp Director/Youth & Family Programming Director is responsible for growing family & youth involvement in the J Summer Day Camp and year round programming. The ideal candidate will inspire excellence, provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment where families and children from preschool to teens can participate and have fun in a variety of activities, develop life-long relationships, build skills and cultivate a love for Israel and Jewish tradition. This position is a year-round in position that takes and active leadership role with the J Summer Day Camp, as well. As a part of the Camping and Youth Services Team this position will work collaboratively with the other members of the department and will develop relationships with youth and families.

Duties

  • Works with the Director of Camp, Youth and Families and the J Summer Camp Committee on the following for the J Summer Day Camp.
    • Development of program content for different age/camper groups
    • Implements desired format of summer camp to ensure all campers have an excellent experience
    • Sets and adheres to budgetary guidelines as set forth by the director
    • Oversees staffing, including, hiring, supervision and evaluation of full time and part time staff, and/or contracted staff
  • Works with the Yachad camper inclusion program and shares the belief that all youth can participate and be successful.
  • Oversees the development of the Camp newsletter.
  • Creating meaningful social, service, sports, Judaic and educational programming, to inspire and support the department.
  • Takes an entrepreneurial approach to create and grow year round youth and family enrichment programming.
  • Assists in the development of annual budgets and creates program specific budgets as needed
  • Works with the JCC Marketing Department to develop marketing plans and materials to attract registrants for programming.
  • Recruit, hire, and train instructors and staff, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, recreation, parks and recreation or related field
  • Knowledge skills and ability to engage youth and families
  • Experience in developing programming for all ages
  • Strong written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft office suite and willingness to learn additional programming platforms
  • Jewish camp experience preferred

Submit cover letter with resume to twissinger@jewishlouisville.org.

Indoor Cycling Instructor

About the Jewish Community Center of Louisville:
Founded in 1890, the Jewish Community Center of Louisville (The J) is a human service agency committed to enhancing the quality of family life and promoting the physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness of the individual. It provides health-related activities, cultural and educational programs that serve the community at large. Membership and services are offered to the entire community. The J offers the following client services: Sports & Wellness; Senior Adult & Nutrition; Early Childhood, Youth & Camping; and Jewish Cultural & Performing Arts.

 

Job Skills/Requirements
The Louisville J is hiring Indoor Group Cycling Instructors. Daytime availability required. Cycling or Spinning Certification Required. Proof of CPR is required. Pay rate is based upon credentials and experience.

Certification Requirements (Any)
– First Aid/ CPR/AED Certification
– Indoor Cycling or Spinning Certification
Additional Information/Benefits
Email resumes to Ron Peacock at rpeacock@jewishlouisville.org

Maintenance Technician

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Director, Maintenance staff personnel are responsible for all physical plant maintenance at the Jewish Community Center and associated buildings. This includes all electrical, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, painting, carpentry repairs, maintenance and construction. Coordinating all maintenance activities with the Facilities Director, maintenance staff is expected to accomplish all tasks and procedures with efficiency and economy.

Job Skills/Requirements

Duties/Responsibilities/Functions/Tasks:

Looking for Monday-Friday maintenance staff working 7am-3:30pm. Open to discuss minor changes in schedule times (including possibility of working Sunday-Thursday
Perform and help schedule all routine and emergency maintenance.

Perform routine and scheduled checks of all mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and other
building systems to insure safe operation and a safe building environment.

With the assistance of the Facilities Director, implement and maintain a preventive
maintenance program on all equipment.

Maintain, when possible, within budgetary constraint, an adequate supply of repair parts
and other supplies for the efficient, effective operation of the department.

With the Facilities Director, function as a liaison with outside contractors.

Insure that all equipment is inspected as required by law and proper certificates are received and posted of each item of equipment.

Make recommendations to the Facilities Director on any equipment that may need replaced, rebuilt or repaired.

Maintain records on all the Centers equipment and operating systems.

Insure all assigned work is carried out in an efficient, safe and economical manner.

Be knowledgeable in all phases of equipment operation, maintenance and repair as well as
applicable local, state and federal building codes.

Order any necessary maintenance supplies and parts with permission of the Facilities Director.

Make recommendations as to whether outside contractors should be called in after
investigating maintenance / repair problems and determines work is beyond the capability
of the in-house maintenance staff.

Must be involved in assuming on-call duties to respond to any normal or after hour issues at the Center.

Must be able to perform duties calling for a medium to heavy physical exertion, requiring
almost continuous walking, standing, lifting, and ladder climbing

Inspects all areas routinely for safety hazards and unsafe conditions.

Additional Information/Benefits

Must express great customer service to each member they may encounter.
Must develop or have skills capable of interacting with The J staff on a daily basis.
Must be capable of working under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Must uphold confidentiality in meetings conducted with the Facilities Director.
High School graduate or GED equivalent.
Formal training in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and Boilers.
HVAC universal certification would be preferable.
Maintain a great attitude and neat appearance.Work Requirements: This position requires physical work in all types of weather conditions. The ability to walk, stand, climb ladders and carry heavy loads will be required in these varying conditions.
Additional Information/Benefits
Email resumes to Brian Tabler at btabler@jewishlouisville.org

Pilates Reformer INSTRUCTOR

About the Jewish Community Center of Louisville:
Founded in 1890, the Jewish Community Center of Louisville (The J) is a human service agency committed to enhancing the quality of family life and promoting the physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness of the individual. It provides health-related activities, cultural and educational programs that serve the community at large. Membership and services are offered to the entire community. The J offers the following client services: Sports & Wellness; Senior Adult & Nutrition; Early Childhood, Youth & Camping; and Jewish Cultural & Performing Arts.
Job Skills/Requirements
The Louisville J is hiring Pilates Reformer Instructors. Pilates Reformer Certification required. Proof of CPR/AED as well as liability coverage is required. Pay rate is based upon credentials and experience.
Certification Requirements
First Aid/ CPR/AED Certification
Additional Information/Benefits
Email resumes to Ron Peacock at rpeacock@jewishlouisville.org

Childcare/preschool teacher

Job Skills/Requirements
The J Early Learning Center (ELC) supports the most recent research in infant/toddler development. Therefore we operate under a primary caregiver model. Ideally each staff member will support a child from their first days in care until they become eligible for preschool around age 2. Responsibilities include physical care giving, developmental assessments, planning and use of daily activities (songs, play, gross motor development), use of age appropriate curricular plan, and facilitation of a supportive relationship with directors, co-workers, parents and infants. The primary caregiver model is designed to deepen the childs security and to assist in their flourishing in a group setting. This stability is vital to the overall importance for healthy emotional development, which provides the support for all other areas of development.

If you are looking for a place to make a long term commitment within an infant/toddler setting we would be interested in speaking with you further.

Responsibilities Include:
1. Greets each child and parent in a warm and friendly manner.
2. Read each individual childs files in his/her class and is knowledgeable about their medical and developmental histories.
3. Interacts with the children and provides toys and activities to stimulate all area of growth.
4. Provides a warm, safe, and caring environment that is kept orderly, clean, and appealing. The environment should allow the child to grow and to explore.
5. Responsible for the health, welfare, and safety of the children.
6. Diapers children according to State Regulations..
7. Provides good communication with parents on a daily basis through the use of daily reports, conservations, and newsletters.
8. Remove and clean toys after they have been in the mouth of a child.
9. Works with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere

Education Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree

Qualifications:
Minimum Position Requirements
1. Ability to complete CDA or Early Childhood Education Degree
2. Previous successful completion of the six (6) hour state-mandated orientation class in Kentucky or be willing to complete within first sixty (60) days of employment
3. Previous professional development course work or higher education
4. Comfortable leading team-based work structure, ability to demonstrate flexibility on the job.
5. Demonstrate initiative and follow-through
6. Must be motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education in relation to current standards related in infant care.
7. Must be able to relate with and speak to parents in a respectful and courteous manner.
8. Must be willing to lead the infant care team successfully.
9. Must have open lines of communication with directors and infant care team. Able to share and explore new ideas.Preferences:
1. Degree preferred
2. Previous Infant/Toddler Teacher Experience
Please contact Mindye Mannel, Early Childhood Assistant Director, mmannel@jewishlouisville.org, to apply.

 

 

 

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Job Skills/Requirements
The J Early Learning Center (ELC) supports the most recent research in infant/toddler development. Therefore we operate under a primary caregiver model. Ideally each staff member will support a child from their first days in care until they become eligible for preschool around age 2. Responsibilities include physical care giving, developmental assessments, planning and use of daily activities (songs, play, gross motor development), use of age appropriate curricular plan, and facilitation of a supportive relationship with directors, co-workers, parents and infants. The primary caregiver model is designed to deepen the childs security and to assist in their flourishing in a group setting. This stability is vital to the overall importance for healthy emotional development, which provides the support for all other areas of development.

If you are looking for a place to make a long term commitment within an infant/toddler setting we would be interested in speaking with you further.

Responsibilities Include:
1. Greets each child and parent in a warm and friendly manner.
2. Read each individual childs files in his/her class and is knowledgeable about their medical and developmental histories.
3. Interacts with the children and provides toys and activities to stimulate all area of growth.
4. Provides a warm, safe, and caring environment that is kept orderly, clean, and appealing. The environment should allow the child to grow and to explore.
5. Responsible for the health, welfare, and safety of the children.
6. Diapers children according to State Regulations..
7. Provides good communication with parents on a daily basis through the use of daily reports, conservations, and newsletters.
8. Remove and clean toys after they have been in the mouth of a child.
9. Works with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere

Qualifications:
Minimum Position Requirements
Ability to complete CDA or Early Childhood Education Degree
Previous successful completion of the six (6) hour state-mandated orientation class in Kentucky or be willing to complete within first sixty (60) days of employment
Previous professional development course work or higher education
Comfortable leading team-based work structure, ability to demonstrate flexibility on the job.
Demonstrate initiative and follow-through
Must be motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education in relation to current standards related in infant care.
Must be able to relate with and speak to parents in a respectful and courteous manner.
Must be willing to lead the infant care team successfully.
Must have open lines of communication with directors and infant care team. Able to share and explore new ideas.
Preferences:
Degree preferred
Previous Infant/Toddler Teacher Experience
Please contact Mindye Mannel, Early Childhood Assistant Director, mmannel@jewishlouisville.org, to apply.

Customer Service Reception Associate

This is a Part-Time position, working 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, School Hours, Weekends, Summer.
Overview
Founded in 1890, The J is a human service agency committed to enhancing the quality of family life and promoting the physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness of the individual. It provides health-related activities, cultural and educational programs that serve the community at large, including populations at risk. Membership and services are offered to the Jewish and general community. Through its wide array of programs, the Center pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community. The J is part of the Jewish Community of Louisville.

Job Skills/Requirements

Under the supervision of the Customer Service Director, provide members and guests with excellent and efficient customer service at all times. Provide agency and program information to members and guests to enhance the value of membership.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary functions include greeting members and guests, answering the telephone, and program registration.
Engage and build relationships with new and existing members in order to increase member retention.
Able to cross-promote programs throughout the organization.
Adds to the cooperation and teamwork throughout the Health and Wellness department, placing a high emphasis on client service and satisfaction.

Additional Information/Benefits
Excellent customer service skills.
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.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.Work Schedule:
Schedule is less than 20 hours / week and varies based upon needs of The J. Requires early mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays.Salary begins at $8/hour
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

 

 

 

 

Water aerobics instructor

Job Skills/Requirements
The Louisville J is currently hiring Certified Aqua Fitness instructors. Persons must have a current AEA or AFAA certification. Wages are determined from certification type and experience, but is competitive.
Benefits: 401K/403b Plan
Please contact Johnny Kimberlin at 238-2742, or jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

 

 

 

Personal Trainer

Job Skills/Requirements
The Louisville J is hiring Certified Personal Trainers. Personal training certification with ACSM, ACE, NASM or Degree in related field is required. Proof of CPR/AED certification as well as liability coverage is required. Pay rate is based upon credentials and experience.
Certification Requirements (All)
First Aid/ CPR/AED Certification
Personal training certification with ACSM, ACE, NASM or Degree in related field
Additional Information/Benefits
Email resumes to Ron Peacock at rpeacock@jewishlouisville.org.

Swim Instructor

Job Skills/Requirements
The J is currently hiring swim instructors to teach children how to swim through the SwimRIGHT method. Training on site will be provided.
Instructors will:
Need to be an efficient swimmer. Need to know how to swim all four strokes, there will be a swimming skills test before hire.
Teach the SwimRIGHT method as you are trained.
Show up for shifts every week on time.
Communicate with families and students respectfully.
Be respectful to all co-workers and members of the facility.
Additional Information/Benefits
Hiring daytime instructors NOW!
Will work as little as 5-10 hours.
Please contact Johnny Kimberlin at 238-2742, or jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

 

 

 

Swim Teach Coach – Summer/Fall/Winter

Job Skills/Requirements
Coaching responsibilities include:
Coaching children ages 5-18 all of the strokes and fundamentals of swimming.
Hours currently are practice 3p-7p Tuesday thru Friday with swim meets on Monday nights.
Complete the entries of the team for swim meets.
Communicate with the parents and families.
Attend and assist with planning of team building related activities.
Attend any swim team related meetings.
Can coach in the winter/fall for 3-5 hours a week if available.

Please contact Johnny Kimberlin at 238-2742, or jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

 

 

 

LifeGuard – All Shifts

Job Skills/Requirements
Must be certified to lifeguard in Jefferson County.
Lifeguards at the Jewish Community Center play a very important role in our staff.
Lifeguards will:
Perform opening, midday, and closing cleaning duties.
Enforce the rules of the facility at all times.
Communicate with members.
Respond to emergencies and perform the proper rescues when necessary.
Rotate to correct chair on time.
Participate in monthly in-service trainings.

Looking specifically for those who can work weekday hours between 5:30am-3:30pm. Any availability is welcomed.

Certification Requirements (All)
Jefferson County Board of Health Certification
Lifeguard Certification
First Aid/ CPR/AED Certification
Personal training certification with ACSM, ACE, NASM or Degree in related field

Please contact Johnny Kimberlin at 238-2742, or jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

 

Internships at the JCL

The Jewish Community of Louisville internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to supplement their education and professional experience by working in a not-for-profit organization. JCL internships offer experiential education in a challenging, hands-on environment in exchange for a substantive contribution from gifted and interested individuals.

The JCL was created in 2009 through the merger of the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Community
Federation. It is the central organization of the Jewish community in the Louisville metropolitan area. JCL interns will have the opportunity to work with both the fundraising and development and the programming sides of the organization.

The JCL is umbrella fundraising organization for the Jewish community. Through the annual Federation
Campaign, the JCL raises more than 2.5 million dollars for Jewish organizations in Louisville and around the world. The JCL also provides leadership development, community planning and public relations for the Jewish community in Louisville, and publishes Community, a monthly newspaper.

The Jewish Community Center is the programming arm of the JCL. The J is a human service agency committed to enhancing the quality of family life and promoting the physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness of the individual. It provides health-related activities, cultural and educational programs that serve the community at large, including populations at risk. Membership and services are offered to the Jewish and general community.

There are three application deadlines and selection periods per year. Internships require a minimum
commitment of 20 hours per week for three months, during which time interns complete a specific project as well as daily assignments. Interns also participate in departmental meetings, special events, and various educational programs, as well as attend JCL events.

The Jewish Community of Louisville seeks diversity in its intern staff and provides equal opportunity to its applicants.

The Application Process
Applications may be submitted electronically by emailing bgoldenberg@jewishlouisville.org and attaching your application form, resume and samples or portfolio by the appropriate deadline. Include your school’s credit requirements in the e-mail.

Application materials are under review for approximately three to four weeks after the deadline. Candidates for interviews will be notified by e-mail. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

The JCL offers unpaid internships three times throughout the year. Students interested in cooperative education or academic credit should contact their college placement office or counselor for more information.

If you have questions about applying for an internship, please email (bgoldenberg@jewishlouisville.org) or call 502-238-2703. You can also mail applications ATTN: Ben Goldenberg, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville KY, 40205

Application Deadlines (three yearly)
Fall Term (September – December): August 26
Winter/Spring Term (January – May): November 11
Summer Term (May – August): April 20

INTERNSHIPS ARE OFFERED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Graphic Design/Social Media Internship
The JCL Graphic Design Intern will assist with the creation of internal and external marketing and program materials. Projects may include but are not limited to; designing logo and posters, creating new and updating website pages, designing advertisements and other design projects on an as-needed basis. Interns will need to be very proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite. Adobe Dreamweaver, Joomla or Adobe Premiere experience a plus. Interns must have completed at least one year of college to apply.

Community/Marketing Internship
The JCL Community/Marketing Intern will help prepare Community on a monthly basis. Duties will include but are not limited to story research and writing, taking photos and working with archive materials. Interns will also write press releases and handle media requests. Interns will need a background in newspaper writing and Microsoft Office experience. Photo experience a plus. Interns will also complete other Marketing functions as needed. Interns must have completed at least one year of college to apply.