Careers

When you work at The Roth Family JCC of Greater Orlando, you're a part of a professional family and a community. It is the policy of the JCC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard for gender, race, age, marital or parental status, sexual preference, disability, religious belief, or any other legally protected category.

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Cultural Arts Director

Looking for a job that gives you more fulfillment and fun?  When you join the team of our community center, you’re joining a family.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Cultural Arts has overall responsibility for developing and implementing The Roth Family JCC’s strategy for cultural arts. This is a hands-on position with a goal to enhance and increase participation in arts and culture by attracting new interest through activities geared to engage people to meet each other and form friendships. This includes but is not limited to the Jewish Film Festival, Theater at the J, senior programs, young adults, Jewish Book Festival, Jewish educational opportunities, speaker series, Jewish entertainment, Yom Ha’zikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut, and a potential mega event. Working directly with volunteer leadership, the director oversees all aspects of these programs. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, high-energy, organized, while possessing an unequivocal level of diplomacy and discretion.

We offer benefits like subsidized health insurance, free on-site gym membership, free on-site fitness classes, complimentary swimming pool access, plus discounted sports leagues, daycare/preschool, after school programs, and summer camp. In addition, department directors, like the Cultural Arts Director, receive time off for 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, and several Jewish and secular holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Working with lay leadership, develop an overall strategic plan for cultural arts which supports the mission of the organization.
  • Event development, planning and coordination
  • Prepare and manage the budget for all cultural arts programs including Theater at the J
  • Ensure revenue generated by the cultural arts department meets or exceeds budget.
  • Secure sponsorships related to events and programs
  • Coordinating with the marketing department to use social media and influencer participation to market the program.
  • Hire and supervise contractors
  • Relationship building with Jewish agencies, local, national and international
  • Relationship building with local organizations
  • Serve as the primary JCC contact for all cultural arts programming
  • Working with lay leadership, establish the goals for the JCC’s cultural arts department
  • Supports all JCC special events
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with all JCC staff and departments
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in a relevant field)
  • A minimum of 2 years prior experience in a related field
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Jewish history, tradition, culture and understanding of the relationship among North American, Israeli and Diaspora Jews
  • Creativity and vision
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with internal team, cross-functional team, and external parties in a rapidly growing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and design programs and events
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate events in an effective and efficient manner
  • Knowledge of budgeting and revenue generation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a team member
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present at public platforms.
  • Strong social media skills

Salary range: $34,000-38,000

Posted: August 17, 2017

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K-5 After School Counselors

We are currently seeking After School Counselors for our J University after school program, which is available for children grades K-5, 5 days a week until 6pm. The ideal candidates will need to be creative and facilitate a variety of activities, like arts and crafts, sports, cooking, drama, and other playful child activities. Candidates need to be available from 2:45pm-6:00pm, be at least 16 years old and have experience working with school-aged children and have reliable transportation. All positions require energy, attention to detail, creativity, professionalism and willingness to work with a group of people towards the common goal of creating an outstanding after-school program. The safety of the children is the number one priority. Counselors must be able to keep their group safe at all times and provide a fun, nurturing setting. 

Posted: July 19, 2017

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Evening Welcome Center Associate

Looking for a job that gives you more fulfillment and fun?  When you join the team of our community center, you’re joining a family.  We offer benefits like subsidised health insurance, free on-site gym membership, free on-site fitness classes, complimentary swimming pool access, plus discounted sports leagues, daycare/preschool, after school programs, and summer camp. This position qualified for one week of sick time, plus one week paid vacation, which increases to two weeks after two completed years, and three weeks after 5 years. In addition, this position receives time off for many Jewish and legal holidays as well. The Welcome Center Associate is responsible for providing superior customer service, performing general office duties, and serving as the manager-on-duty when scheduled. This is a full-time position reporting to the Membership Director, with hours of Monday–Thursdays, 2:15-10:15 p.m. and Fridays, 10:15 a.m.-6:15 p.m.

Responsibilities

  • Administer building closing procedures
  • Field all incoming phone calls in a professional, customer service-friendly manner
  • Ensure that members’ needs are met through personal recognition and by providing quality service, building rapport with members and guests 
  • Enforce security procedures
  • Offer assistance and information about the JCC and the Jewish community
  • Assist with membership activities and programs, including and not limited to member appreciation events
  • Input member and participant data into appropriate databases as directed 
  • Serve as a liaison to maintenance staff for immediate needs
  • Handle member concerns quickly, politely and effectively 
  • Actively seek information about all JCC and campus programs to be well-educated about all events and activities that are occurring
  • Report any equipment/facility problems
  • Assist Sports and Wellness department in up-keep of area
  • Take photos and print membership cards for new members, and replacement cards for current members as needed
  • Responsible for sorting incoming mail & processing outgoing mail, including bulk mailings

Qualifications

  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Clear and friendly communicator with strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • A track record of strong follow-through and organizational skills
  • Experience in a customer service setting
  • Experience with data entry
  • Knowledge of Jewish community and basic customs preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Posted: July 24, 2017

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K-5 After School Counselors

We are currently seeking After School Counselors for our J University after school program, which is available for children grades K-5, 5 days a week until 6pm. The ideal candidates will need to be creative and facilitate a variety of activities, like arts and crafts, sports, cooking, drama, and other playful child activities. Candidates need to be available from 2:45pm-6:00pm, be at least 16 years old and have experience working with school-aged children and have reliable transportation. All positions require energy, attention to detail, creativity, professionalism and willingness to work with a group of people towards the common goal of creating an outstanding after-school program. The safety of the children is the number one priority. Counselors must be able to keep their group safe at all times and provide a fun, nurturing setting. 

Posted: July 19, 2017

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Early Childhood Teachers

Looking for a job that gives you more fulfillment and fun?  When you join the team of our award-winning, nationally accredited Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center, you’re not just a number—you’re joining a family.  We offer benefits like free gym membership, free fitness classes, complimentary swimming pool access, discounted sports leagues and more. In addition, our teachers receive up to 15 paid holidays, plus 2 weeks of personal time the first year, 3 weeks the second year, and 4 weeks after five years. JCC teachers with children or grandchildren also receive discounts on our nationally accredited early childhood center, comprehensive after school program, and award-winning summer camp, with offerings from preschool-aged to the middle schoolers’ travel camp. Our entire teaching staff also benefits from employer-sponsored professional development opportunities throughout the year.  Positions work on a rotating schedule of 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday.  Our classrooms range in age from 8-week-old infants through Pre-K.

Positions Available:

  • Lead Classroom Teacher
  • Assistant Classroom Teacher
  • Full-Time Substitute/Floating Teacher

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred (Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's); however, without a college degree, a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential plus high school diploma is required.
  • Minimum of 45 hours of training preferred as required by the Florida Department of Children & Families; but can be completed within 6 months of hire in most cases
  • Minimum of 2-3 years classroom experience for lead teachers; minimum of 1 year preferred for assistants and substitutes

Posted: May 24, 2017

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Early Childhood Director

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Early Childhood Director is primarily responsible for all aspects of the JCC’s Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center which has served families with children from infants to pre-K since 1973.  In addition, this position is responsible for community-building programs and events that help strengthen the school, the JCC, and the broader Jewish community. The Early Childhood Director must be a proven and skilled leader, possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, strong administrative experience, and love working with young children.

When you join our team as Early Childhood Director, you’re joining a family.  We offer benefits like free gym membership, free fitness classes, complimentary swimming pool access, discounted sports leagues and more. JCC directors with children in their household also receive discounts on our nationally accredited early childhood center, comprehensive after school program, and award-winning summer camp, with offerings from preschool-aged to the middle schoolers’ travel camp. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the hiring and training of all full and part-time staff related to all preschool programs, and oversee their supervision and evaluation.
  • Directly supervise the preschool’s administrative team, including the assistant director, team supervisors, director of Shayna’s Village (parenting center), and office staff; indirectly supervise teaching staff.
  • Ensure compliance with the Department of Children and Families licensing guidelines to ensure standards are met or exceeded, including emergency plans and trainings. 
  • Ensure minimum standards are met and exceeded for NAC (National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs) including preparation for site visits, renewals, and annual reports.   
  • Maintain all related health department standards
  • Maintain “Advanced” Director-level credentials including education requirements, continuing education, attending conferences, etc.
  • Oversee curriculum, both secular and Jewish.
  • Oversee parent education, parent manuals and communication, and parent conferences.
  • Manage inquiries, tours, and enrollment through the JCC’s childcare customer relationship management software.
  • Work with the Early Intervention Specialist to coordinate resources and referrals.
  • Work with JCC marketing director to develop and implement a year-round marketing strategy to promote the school, programs and services, and to ensure successful recruitment and retention of students.
  • Actively work with JCC Board of Directors Vice President of Children and Family Programming, preschool Parent Advisory Committee, and other key volunteers to develop, evaluate, and strengthen preschool programs and services.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and all related finance responsibilities related to the preschool department; including tracking statistics, trends in enrollment, and financial variances.
  • Work collaboratively with Development Director and other key staff on preschool and greater JCC fundraising efforts.
  • Oversee all preschool programming including: Shayna’s Village, J University Jr., ‘School’s Out’ programs, Camp J Jr., and family & Jewish holiday programs and celebrations.
  • Work closely with youth and camp departments regarding transition of preschoolers to elementary-aged programs to create and implement strategies towards 100% engagement and retention.
  • Work collaboratively with Jewish Academy of Orlando to build a connection between the ECLC and JAO.
  • Keep up with trends in the field to ensure excellent and relevant programming.
  • Develop and execute a staff retention plan, including employee appreciation events and recognition programs, as well as a professional development plan.
  • Ensure positive staff morale
  • Support the overall mission of the JCC.
  • Assist with agency-wide JCC special events.
  • Attend and participate in JCC staff meetings.
  • Maintain departmental facilities.
  • Maintain and enforce agency policies and procedures.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience & Education

  • Meet or exceed Florida Department of Children and Families “Advanced” Director of Child Care level credentials
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching experience in addition to experience in a leadership/supervisory role (i.e. assistant director) in an early childhood program or related field 
  • Experience in a Jewish early childhood leadership position strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in program administration, planning, and coordination of large programs
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with parents, young children, and staff
  • Strong managerial skills including the ability to inspire and foster camaraderie, cooperation, and teamwork
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and ability to master new software systems
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge and use of social media
  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a degree in early childhood education preferred.  A Master’s degree in early childhood education or related field is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions and practice
  • First Aid/CPR certified

Updated: July 14, 2017

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Full-Time or Part-Time Lifeguard

We are currently seeking to hire lifeguards, with preference given to those able to work full-time. This is not a seasonal position—it is year-round. The pay rate is $10 per hour, and those working a minimum of 40 hours per week are eligible to receive benefits.

  • Must have current Red Cross Lifeguard certification
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards without stopping
  • Must be able to work 15-40 hours/week
  • Must be able to work 2 weekends a month
  • Must be able to work 6-8 hour shifts in the sun

Updated: July 31, 2017

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Water Safety Instructor

We are currently seeking to hire certified Water Safety Instructors, with preference given to those able to work more hours. This is not a seasonal position—it is year-round. The pay rate is $11 per hour.

  • Must have current WSI certification
  • Must be comfortable working with small children
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must be able to work 15-40 hours/week
  • Must be able to work 6-8 hour shifts in the sun

Updated: July 31, 2017

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Group Exercise Instructors

The JCC seeks certified and experienced group exercise instructors to conduct fitness classes.  Instructor must be able to:

  • design routines
  • show exercise modifications
  • motivate class participants
  • conduct a safe and effective class

Candidate must meet the following qualifications:  minimum 1-year teaching experience; an appropriate group fitness certification by a nationally recognized certification group; current CPR/AED certification.

Instructors currently sought to teach Barre, Silver Sneakers, Water Aerobics, Les Mills BODYPUMP, BODYFLOW.

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Substitute Welcome Center Associate

We're looking for Substitute Welcome Center Associates who are interested on working on an as-needed basis, to cover our Welcome Center when our full-time staff are out of the office, or when the JCC is open for extended hours due to special events. This position is perfect for someone with a flexible schedule and looking for something to do on occasion, as there is no regular schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Administer building opening procedures
  • Field all incoming phone calls in a professional, customer service-friendly manner
  • Ensure that members’ needs are met through personal recognition and by providing quality service, building rapport with members and guests 
  • Enforce security procedures
  • Offer assistance and information about the JCC and the Jewish community
  • Serve as a liaison to maintenance staff for immediate needs
  • Handle member concerns quickly, politely and effectively 
  • Actively seek information about all JCC and campus programs to be well-educated about all events and activities that are occurring
  • Report any equipment/facility problems

Qualifications

  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Clear and friendly communicator with strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • A track record of strong follow-through and organizational skills
  • Experience in a customer service setting preferred

Posted: August 1, 2017

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