Job Opportunities

Available Positions:


Family & Youth Director/Assistant Camp Director
J Arts & Ideas Program and Outreach Manager
CenterStage Education Manager
Customer Service Reception Associate
Membership Sales Associate
Sports Coordinator
Childcare Service (J-Play/J-Play Plus) Staff Members
Childcare/Preschool Teacher
Infant/Toddler Teacher
Water Aerobics Instructor
Personal Trainer
Yoga Instructor
Swim Instructor
Swim Teach Coach – Summer/Fall/Winter
Life Guard Positions
Internship Opportunities

 

Family & Youth Director/Assistant Camp Director


We operate on the principles that every child can participate, every child can make a friend and every child can succeed. If you do too, you may be the perfect fit.

The Family & Youth Director is responsible for growing family & youth involvement in JCC programming and inspiring excellence, providing 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, cultivate a love for Israel and Jewish tradition. The Assistant Camp Director is a year-round leadership role. The assistant director works with the director and camp committee on program content, format, budget, supervision and evaluation.

This position is part of the Camping and Youth Services Team and will work collaboratively with the other members of the team. A successful candidate will develop relationships with youth and families to inspire and support them by creating meaningful social, service, sports, Judaic and educational programming. Reports to: Senior Director of Camping & Youth

This full-time positions offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement savings plan.

Education Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree


Additional Information/Benefits
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will take an entrepreneurial approach to creating activities that resonate with families and youth today, encouraging them to experience programs on their terms, and providing them the tools, resources and guidance to program in a way that adds value, meaning and identity to their lives. Candidate must have a passion for inclusion and a belief that all people can participate and be successful. A new Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field with camp experience (Jewish camping preferred), and knowledge of engaging youth and families(in a Jewish setting preferred), strong written/oral communication skills and a comfort level with technology/new systems.

Application deadline: October 14, 2016

Please submit resumes and cover letters to Betsy Schwartz, Senior Director of Camping & Youth, bschwartz@jewishlouisville.org

 

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.

 

Customer Service Reception Associate

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 rates.
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 JCC. Requires early mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Please contact Tara Stone, Wellness and Member Experience Director, tstone@jewishlouisville.org to apply.

 

Membership Sales Associate

Job Skills/Requirements
Under the supervision of the Membership Director, oversee the day-to-day membership administration. Provide members and guests with excellent and efficient customer service at all times. Provide agency and program information to members and guests, thereby enhancing the value of membership.

Job Duties:
-Develop and implement membership recruitment by scheduling tours and responding to telephone and email membership inquiries.
-Process new member applications and maintain membership database.
-Provide exemplary customer service to members and guests.
-Document financial transactions and status updates on member accounts.
-Maintain timely and accurate member records and filing.
-Prepare and distribute monthly reports to members.
-Coordinate sorting and mailing of monthly statements.
-Process membership cancellations/freezes timely and accurately in database.
-Assist sales team in achieving monthly, quarterly, and annual goals.

Additional Information/Benefits
Skills and Qualifications:Data Entry Skills, Reporting Skills, Excellent Verbal & Written Skills, Exemplary Customer Service, Attention to Detail, Professionalism, Microsoft Office Skills, Ability to Efficiently & Effectively Multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
Please contact Matt Vamvas, Membership Director, mvamvas@jewishlouisville.org to apply.

 

Sports Coordinator


Job Skills/Requirements
The Sports Coordinator is responsible for developing curriculum and supervising instructors for the sports instructional classes and leagues for the Louisville JCC.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
-Work with supervisor to understand and implement the vision and strategy plan for alignment with JCC impact and growth objectives.
-Develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive, creative and progressive schedule of classes, leagues and programs that meet the needs of all ages for the Sports department.
-Acquire instructors for the instructional sports classes and necessary personnel to run sports leagues.
-Help in administration of leagues and classes
-Assist in the development of appropriate publicity materials and public relations approaches for the department.
-Actively seek feedback from program participants and have ongoing assessment of programs; work with supervisor on making changes and developing new programs as appropriate.
-Generate, integrate and shares new ideas; demonstrate creativity and develop innovative programs, services, and systems in conjunction with the manager of Sports and Leagues.
-Ensure compliance with Department budgets.
-Stay abreast of current trends in youth and adults sports and what is relevant in the Louisville market and create programming accordingly.
-Maintain personal contact with families, program participants and school partners, soliciting feedback and developing relationships.
-Actively pursue an understanding of all JCC programs in order to provide the seamless stewardship of families through Agency offerings.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree desired

Minimum 1-2 year experience working with children, youth and/or adults in Sports related programs

Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of sports, ability to instruct kids, and set-up leagues and tournaments. (ie: basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, NFL flag football, softball)

10-12 hours a week. Office hours preferred weekday morning or afternoons, however some nights and weekends work hours may be necessary.

Proficient in appropriate computer skills and office equipment.

Professional manner, discretion and appearance.

 

Childcare Service (J-Play/J-Play Plus) Staff Members

Job Skills/Requirements
The Jewish Community Center of Louisville is looking to fill part time positions in J-Play and J-Play Plus, our drop in babysitting service for members. Work with kids between the ages of 6 weeks to Kindergarten or Kindergarten through Fifth grade.

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 able to work independently as well as with a team.

Additional Information/Benefits
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.MUST be available on weekends.
Please contact Tara Stone, Wellness and Member Experience Director, tstone@jewishlouisville.org to apply.

 

Childcare/preschool teacher

Job Skills/Requirements

The JCC 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

Additional Information/Benefits

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 JCC 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

Additional Information/Benefits

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.

 

Water aerobics instructor

Job Skills/Requirements
The Louisville JCC 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 JCC 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.

 

Yoga Instructor

Job Skills/Requirements
The Louisville JCC is hiring certified Yoga Instructors. Yoga Certification required. Proof of CPR is required. Pay rate is based upon credentials and experience.
Certification Requirements (All)
– First Aid/ CPR/AED Certification
– Yoga Certification
Additional Information/Benefits
Email resumes to Ron Peacock at rpeacock@jewishlouisville.org.

 

Swim Instructor

Job Skills/Requirements
The JCC 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.

 

Life Guard Positions – 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 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.