Job Opportunities

Available Positions:

Customer Service Reception Associate
Licensed Massage Therapists
Early Childhood Assistant Teacher
Part Time Childcare Attendant
Water Aerobics Instructor
Swim Instructor
Swim Teach Coach – Summer/Fall/Winter
Lifeguard
Pool Reception Staff
Internship Opportunities

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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

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

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Job Skills/Requirements
Provide a safe and nurturing environment for children ages 6 weeks up to 5 years old in a 4 Star Rated School. Assist Lead Teacher in creating and implementing Developmentally Appropriate programming and activities. College degree or Early Childhood Education Experience preferred. Excellent benefits package, pay based on experience. Various schedules available.
Job Type: Full-time
High School Degree Required
To apply, please email a resume to Jessica Bush at jbush@jewishlouisville.org. Call 502-238-2716 with questions.

Part Time Childcare Attendant (J-Play)

Overview
Under the supervision of the Membership and Wellness Department, provide members and guests with excellent and efficient customer service at all times. Engage parents and children during their visit and provide a safe, fun place for our members’ children while their parents use our facilities and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Primary functions include greeting and engaging members and their children.
• Maintain a safe and secure environment for children to play.
• Address member concerns in a professional manner.
• Follow proper child check in procedures to maintain a secure area.
• 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.

Qualifications
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously.
• Experience working with children from ages 6 years old and up.
• Professional manner, discretion and appearance.
• Excellent verbal and written skills.
• Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational.
• Must be 18 years of age or older.
• Must be reliable and able to work a varied schedule.

Work Schedule
Job position is less than 20 hours per week. Must be available to work a minimum of 12 hours. Schedule varies based upon needs of the JCC. Requires a flexible schedule to include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Shifts include Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m.-noon and 4:30-7:30 p.m.. Friday 8:30 a.m.-Noon, Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

To apply please send your resume to mvamvas@jewishlouisville.org or go to the Indeed posting for J-Play.

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 sfrokes 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.

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 the 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.