Job Opportunities

Available Positions:

Communications Manager
Customer Service Reception Associate
Dive-In Customer Service Staff
Technology Assistant and AV Coordinator
Licensed Massage Therapists
Swim Team CoachWater Aerobics Instructor
Swim Instructor
Swim Teach Coach – Summer/Fall/Winter
Lifeguard
Pool Reception Staff
Internship Opportunities

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Communications Manager

Purpose and Description:
With core values and a culture of convening, engaging and promoting the Jewish Community in Louisville (JCL) and all that it has to offer, we are passionate about the recruitment, selection, development and retention of superior team talent. Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing, Communications and Engagement, the Communications Manager partners with the management staff of the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Louisville and the JCL Marketing staff to define, develop and execute strategic communications.

Job Summary:
With a focus on pro-active communications, inspirational storytelling, and community engagement, the Communications Manager is a working leader responsible for leading results in key areas including writing and storytelling, community engagement, public relations, workflow development and related function budgets. The Communications Manager co-leads a team that includes a Graphic/Web Designer and Multimedia designer, both shared with the Marketing Director, and a direct report, part-time Advertising Sales and Billing Coordinator. The Communications Director also has oversight over related vendor partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the vision and voice of the Jewish Community of Louisville (JCL) is reflected in all communications, including but not limited to the Community paper, online articles, e-newsletter communication and social networks.
  • Act as strategic communications thought leader and partner for Senior Marketing Director and other functional leaders ensuring consistent messaging to all audiences is developed, created and produced. Responsibilities include message development and creation, editing, script writing, etc. as necessary.
  • Accountable for coverage of all important local, national and international news and events that effect the Jewish community
  • Oversight of content development, editing and production of monthly Community newspaper including regular review and audit of communication purpose and platform ensuring new, innovative and relevant communications tools and channels are leveraged.
  • Oversight of development, editing and updating Guide to Jewish Louisville, the Annual Report, event programs, guides and other marketing and collateral materials for the agency.
  • Management of part-time Ad Salesperson, ensuring leadership and oversight of monthly ad goals, invoicing and commission reimbursement.
  • Accountable for all agency publications, including Community website, e-newsletters and press releases.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Director to ensure all marketing and communication efforts are cohesive, relevant and maintain brand standards.
  • Collaborate with Senior Marketing Director and Marketing Director to audit, develop and execute pro-active and thoughtful content for website and social media channels.
  • Leverage Jewish, marketing, public relations and engagement learnings from national and international thought leaders and industry organizations to advance the communications and programs of the Jewish Community of Louisville.

Job Requirements and Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of professional experience in marketing, public relations or business communications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism or related field required.
  • Ability to convey accurate, detailed and complex messages in written and verbal communications. Demonstrated excellent written, verbal and presentation skills and experience across wide range of communications channels required.
  • Ability to lead multiple and concurrent projects on tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated success leading web-based, digital and print marketing and communications programs including periodicals/newsletters.
  • Projects a highly credible and polished image on behalf of the agency. Strong executive presence and experience working with all levels of leaders in an organization and community partners required.
  • Excellent computer and office equipment skills including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must be a strategic communications thought leader used to working in a high-functioning, results oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent project management and organization skills with the ability to develop creative approaches to communications challenges required.
  • Pro-active mindset with demonstrated initiative in previous roles beyond core responsibilities.

Experience preferred but not required:

  • Experience in marketing or public relations leadership in a not for profit, multi-disciplinary agency.
  • Experience with newspaper or magazine production.
  • Cultural competency with Judaism or Jewish culture.

Work Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as necessary.

Excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, group life and AD&D, long term disability, employee assistance program (EAP), Colonial Life Insurance voluntary plans, generous holidays, vacation, sick time off, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match.

Interested applicants should email cover letter with resume to JCLLouMarketing@gmail.com

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

 

Dive-in diner customer service staff

This is a Part-Time position, working summer.

Overview
Founded in 1890, the Jewish Community Center of Louisville (JCC) 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 entire community. The JCC offers the following services: Health & Wellness; Senior Adult & Nutrition; Early Childhood, Youth & Camping; and Jewish Cultural & Performing Arts.

Job Skills/Requirements
Under the supervision of the Customer Service Department, provide members and guests with excellent and efficient customer service at all times while upholding agency standards set forth in order to enhance the value of membership in our “Dive In Diner”.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and sell food items.
  • Exhibit a high degree of customer service skills and positive attitude with staff and customers at all times.
  • Help to maintain all dietary specifications as directed by agency policies.
  • Ensure that the cafe area, including outdoor dining area, is clean throughout the day and meets health and safety requirements.
  • Address member concerns in a professional manner.
  • Follow proper cash management procedures.
  • Be knowledgeable about programs and procedures throughout the Center.
  • Adds to the cooperation and teamwork throughout Membership department, placing a high emphasis on client service and satisfaction.

Additional Information/Benefits
Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience in food services.
  • 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.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

Work Schedule
Seasonal position beginning approximately the second week of May through Labor Day (weekends after Labor Day).
Schedule varies based upon needs of the JCC. Requires a flexible schedule to include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT AND AV COORDINATOR

This is a Part-Time position, working 1st shift, 2nd shift, weekends. Schedule is flexible depending on the needs of the JCC.

Overview
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. Client services offered by the J include: Sports & Wellness; Senior Adult & Nutrition; Early Childhood, Youth & Camping and Jewish Cultural & Performing Arts.

Mission:
Build and sustain a vibrant, caring, inclusive community rooted in Jewish values.

Job Skills/Requirements
Gain a variety of experience working for a full-service technical support department. Training will be provided. This is a part time position, working 20-25 hours per week.
Duties Include:

  • Provide courteous customer service to our JCL Staff
  • Monitor and respond to help desk tickets
  • Audio/visual equipment set up and maintenance
  • Maintain toner and supplies for copiers and printers
  • Maintain organized inventory of hardware
  • Assist with hardware installation, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Assist with software installation, configuration, training, and troubleshooting (Microsoft Office, internal database applications).
Required:
  • High energy
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexible schedule (mostly Mon-Fri daytime, but occasional nights and weekends may be required)
  • Self motivated
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs., kneel, bend, crawl, and climb a ladder.
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTS

This is an As-Needed position, working a flexible schedule.

Overview
Founded in 1890, the Jewish Community Center of Louisville (JCC) 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 entire community. The JCC offers the following services: Sports & Wellness; Senior Adult & Nutrition; Early Childhood, Youth & Camping; and Jewish Cultural & Performing Arts.

Job Skills/Requirements
  • Must be Kentucky State certified.
  • Promote the health and wellness benefits to clients receiving massage therapy on a regular basis and creating an excellent customized experience for each guest.
  • Knowledge of Swedish and deep tissue massage.
  • Must be customer service oriented and able to communicate effectively with clients, management, and Center staff.
  • Under the supervision of the Fitness Director, provide members and guests with excellent and efficient customer service at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform specific sessions from 10 minute chair massages to 90 minute full-body massages based on clients’ needs.
  • Promotion of yourself and the JCC Massage Therapy services through treatment planning and enhanced massages to encourage repeat visits.
  • Help maintain professionalism and cleanliness of massage therapy rooms and common area.
Additional Information/Benefits
Qualifications:
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Efficient and well organized.
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
Work Schedule:
Schedule varies based upon needs of the JCC.
Able to work flexible days and hours including nights, weekends and a minimum of 15 hours per week.
Part time position

Benefits: 401K/403b Plan

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

SWIM TEAM COACH

This is a Part-Time position, working 1st shift, 2nd shift, weekends, and summer.

Overview
The Jewish Community Center of Louisville, Kentucky is dedicated to offering quality programs, activities and services with an emphasis on Jewish culture, identity and values for people of all ages and backgrounds. The JCC is a non-profit social service organization committed to providing social, educational, fitness and wellness programs guided by Jewish values. The Louisville JCC has a long history, established in 1890 and has 2,636 family membership units (8296 individual members). Our facility includes a fitness center, indoor/outdoor pools, gym, dance studio and auditorium. The JCC provides a variety of services and amenities including an Early Childhood Learning Center, adult and senior adult programming, cultural arts programming and youth activities.

Job Skills/Requirements
Coaching responsibilities include:

  • Coaching children ages 5-18 all of the strokes and fundamentals of swimming.
  • Hours currently are practice 3-7 p.m. Tuesday through 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.

Additional Information

Benefits: 401K/403b Plan
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.

 

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.

 

POOL RECEPTION STAFF

This is a Part-Time position, working in the summer.

Overview
Founded in 1890, the Jewish Community Center of Louisville (JCC) 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 entire community. The JCC offers the following services: Health & Wellness; Senior Adult & Nutrition; Early Childhood, Youth & Camping; and Jewish Cultural & Performing Arts.

Job Skills/Requirements
Under the supervision of the Customer Service Department, 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 and engaging members and guests.
  • Maintain a safe and secure facility by ensuring member check in procedures are followed.
  • Address member concerns in a professional manner.
  • Follow proper cash management procedures.
  • Be knowledgeable about programs and procedures throughout the Center.
  • Adds to the cooperation and teamwork throughout Membership department, placing a high emphasis on client service and satisfaction.

Additional Information/Benefits
Qualifications:

  • 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.
Work Schedule:
Seasonal position beginning approximately the second week of May through Labor Day.
Schedule varies based upon needs of the JCC. Requires a flexible schedule to include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

 

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.