Job Opportunities

Available Positions:

Public Relations Specialist
JCC ELC Teacher
Life Guard Positions
Swim Instructors
Internship Opportunities

Public relations specialist

Job Summary:
The Jewish Community of Louisville, a non-profit organization, is looking for a full-time Public Relations Specialist to help meet the communications needs of this dynamic organization. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the news cycle for various media outlets and will have relationships with them. A successful candidate for this position will creatively write pitches, press releases and media kits for a variety of events including the story of the Federation and the important work the Annual Campaign funds, from a child’s first experience with summer camp, to the benefits of a daily fitness routine and the joy of acting on stage. An ideal candidate must be thrive in a fast paced environment, effectively thinking on his or her feet and managing more than one project at the same time. This position is full time with a flexible schedule. Benefits include Health Insurance and 403B match.


  • Write and distribute creative pitches and releases
  • Ensure outreach to other agencies including synagogues and other non-profits
  • Manage media research
  • Manage social media accounts for various brands
  • Assist with the creation of e-blast for targeted groups

Bachelors Degree with 1-3 years experience in public relations or related professions.
Excellent writing skills
Knowledge of AP Style
Social media skills

Non-profit experience
Web skills

Please submit resumes and writing samples to Ben Goldenberg, Marketing Director,

JCC Early Learning Center Teachers

The Early Learning Center at the JCC is seeking individuals interested in working with and educating children from ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Experience preferred. Various schedules are available: part-time and full-time options with benefits. All applicants must be 18 years and older and must pass a thorough background check and drug screen.

If interested, please forward resume to

The JCC-ELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Life Guard Positions – All Shifts

Job Skills/Requirements

The Louisville JCC is currently hiring Certified Lifeguards. Persons must have all current Lifeguard Training and First Aid along with CPR and AED certifications as well as a Board of Health Permit. Wages are determined from experience.

Certification Requirements

  • First Aid, CPR and AED Certified

Screening Requirements

  • Drug Screen

Please contact Johnny Kimberlin at 238-2742, or

Swim Instructor

Job Skills/Requirements

The Louisville JCC is currently hiring Swim Instructors for the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy. Swim experience is needed. We will train you in the SwimRIGHT method.

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen

Please contact Johnny Kimberlin at 238-2742, or

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 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 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 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 ( or call 502-238-2703. You can also mail applications ATTN: Shiela Wallance, 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 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.