Job Opportunities

Available Positions:

Life & Legacy Coordinator
J Arts & Ideas Program and Outreach Manager
CenterStage Education Manager
Maintenance Technician
JCC ELC Teacher
Life Guard Positions
Swim Instructors
Internship Opportunities

Life & Legacy Program Coordinator:

The Jewish Federation of Louisville is seeking a seasoned professional to serve as the local coordinator of the LIFE & LEGACY program. LIFE & LEGACY is a 4-year partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) that assists communities across North America, through partnerships with Jewish Federations and Foundations to promote after-lifetime giving to benefit local Jewish day schools, synagogues, social service organizations and other Jewish entities. Through training, support and monetary incentives LIFE & LEGACY motivates Jewish organizations to secure legacy gifts, steward donors and integrate legacy giving into the philanthropic culture of the Jewish community.

The candidate should possess:
• familiarity with the Jewish community
• excellent oral and written communication skills
• excellent organizational skills
• ability to manage records and utilize Excel spreadsheets
• understanding of endowment funding options
• ability to coach, motivate and mentor legacy teams consisting of professional and lay leadership

The candidate must be:
• passionate about the Jewish community
• committed to the concept of legacy giving
• energetic
• a self-starter
• persistent
• a relationship builder who enjoys working in a collaborative environment

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Stacy Gordon-Funk via email at sgordon-funk@jewishlouisville.org or via U.S. Postal Service at 3600 Dutchmans Lane • Louisville, Kentucky, 40205 by August 30.

J Arts & Ideas Program and Outreach Manager

Job Skills/Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Develop and manage Unique Arts & Ideas programming and classes
-Establish and lead an Arts & Idea Volunteer Committee
-Manage Marketing and maintain listings of all Arts & Ideas Programming
-Design and maintain lobby displays
-Develop and implement Outreach opportunities for A&I
-Assist with ticketing for all A&I Programs as needed
-Develop Volunteer Committee and attend monthly meetings
-Assist Artistic Director as needed
-Assist with and attend any A&I special events
-Assist in grant writing and reporting as needed
-Manage all Patio Gallery Exhibitions, Marketing and Sales
-Coordinate and Manage all CenterStage Outreach Events (Ie.Derby, PRIDE, St Matts. Festival, Flea Off Market, etc
-Maintain and Manage current Volunteers including recruitment of New Volunteers
-Research and attend additional festivals/ fairs to promote CenterStage
-Assist as needed with other CenterStage Programs including Light-Up CenterStage
-Manage Louisvilles Got Talent Registrations, Auditions, Rehearsals and serve as primary contact person
-Ensure Playbills and inserts are printed and ready for each performance
-Maintain concession inventory during the run of shows
-Manage set up of VIP Lounge for each show.
-Develop and implement a CenterStage group sales plan
-Manage CS Playbill Advertising Campaign
Education Requirements
– 3+ yrs experience in related field

Additional Information/Benefits

QUALIFICATIONS

* Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in computer skills that include Calendar management, Word, Excel and other Windows related software

* High level of written and verbal skills
* Knowledge of general office equipment to include phone systems, copy machine, fax machine, typewriter, and computer
* Strong customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills
* Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with volunteer leadership, staff and community
* Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills
* Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
* Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and as a team member with both volunteers and other employees
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to identify issues, obstacles, and opportunities and then develop and implement effective solutions
* Professional and courteous demeanor
* Reliable transportation allowing for event coordination that will occasionally last late into the evening
* Ability to work night and weekends
Please contact John Leffert, J Arts & Ideas Director, at jleffert@jewishlouisville.org to apply.

CenterStage Education Manager

Job Skills/Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Manage Acting Out Program and Company including payroll
-Sell Acting Out Program to local schools and community centers
-Assist in the development and distribution of marketing materials
-Collect student/ Teacher Surveys and evaluations from each school
-Assist in Grant reporting and writing
-Create lesson plans for each Acting Out production
-Develop and implement an Acting Out Showcase for Teachers
-Manage Acting Out’s Butterfly Project
-Manage CenterStage Academy Program
-Assist Artistic Director with development of CenterStage Academy curriculum
-Work with videographer to develop a marketing video for our education programs
-Work with Education Subcommittee of the CS Board
-Attend monthly CS Board meetings
-Attend weekly CS Staff Meetings
-Attend all Public performances of Acting Out and CSA
– Work with Fund for the Arts as needed
-Assist Artistic Director with Casting as needed(Note: This position would still receive a commission for each school booked at the following rate: $75 for each school that rebooks; $100 for each NEW booking, $100 for each booking over the budgeted goal amount.
Education Requirements
– 3+ yrs experience in related field

Additional Information/Benefits

QUALIFICATIONS

* Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in computer skills that include Calendar management, Word, Excel and other Windows related software
* High level of written and verbal skills
* Knowledge of general office equipment to include phone systems, copy machine, fax machine, typewriter, and computer
* Strong customer service, interpersonal and telephone skills
* Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with volunteer leadership, staff and community
* Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills
* Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
* Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and as a team member with both volunteers and other employees
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to identify issues, obstacles, and opportunities and then develop and implement effective solutions
* Professional and courteous demeanor
* Reliable transportation allowing for event coordination that will occasionally last late into the evening
* Ability to work night and weekends

Please contact John Leffert, J Arts & Ideas Director, at jleffert@jewishlouisville.org to apply.

Maintenance Technician


Job Summary
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

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 JCC 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.

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 mmannel@jewishlouisville.org

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 jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

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 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 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 swallace@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 (swallace@jewishlouisville.org) 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.