Job Opportunities

Administration

Campus Support Position

Full and part time positions—days and evenings.

Salary $18–$20/hour

  • Monitor access and help check-in visitors to Jewish Community Center
  • Confirm identity and photo in access system for members and check identification for all visitors
  • Make several security inspections of Early Childhood Center (ECC) throughout the day
  • Make security inspections of perimeter of JCC insuring doors are locked and alarmed
  • Escort any outside vendors and contractors
  • Log and inspect all deliveries to JCC and tenants
  • Relieve reception desk when access employee is needed to work other areas or when needed
  • Maintain adherence to parking rules of JCC
  • Help escort children off buses for after school program
  • Work various large JCC events at the request of the JCC Facilities Director to insure safety and security issues
  • Other various miscellaneous duties requested by the RJCC Facilities Director

Contact

Bill Ebner

Facilities Director

845-362-4400 ext. 200

williame@jccrockland.org

Front Desk Receptionist

JCC Rockland is looking for part-time receptionists to join our team. The front desk receptionist is responsible for providing the first line of communication with members and creating a welcoming and friendly environment. The receptionist has the responsibility of being responsive to members, checking members in and acting as a resource for members’/staff’s needs regarding goods and services while on the JCC Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet members in with a warm welcome and a fond farewell.
  • Make sure members swipe their card.
  • Accept deliveries, and contact the recipient to let them know package has arrived, when necessary.
  • Answer phones within three rings with the appropriate branded greeting.
  • Ensure calls are directed properly and where necessary, taking complete and detailed phone message information.
  • Maintain work areas in clean and orderly manner at all times.
  • Restock supplies, forms and retail items before they run-out.
  • Assist members with purchases of retail goods and JCC programs / services.
  • Assist in sales (new memberships, personal training, retail and special programs).
  • Maintain log books for sign- in and sign-out of delivery person or visitors and obtain proper identification, as needed.
  • Consistently offer the highest level of personalized member service while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic and helpful attitude.
  • Assist members/guests with personal direction to their destination if needed.
  • Assist with special projects, events and promotions as needed.
  • Assist management or any authored personnel requesting assistance with any task related to the JCC.

Responsibilities may be changed as the needs of the JCC change. This would be done with prior consultation.

Specialized Skills and Compentencies

  • Excellent human relations, communications, member service skills and telephone skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office / Google Docs.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • CPR/AED certified, preferred.

Job Qualifications

  • High School diploma and 1 year hospitality/service industry experience, preferred
  • Requires long periods of standing or sitting

Hours

5:45am–10am Monday–Friday (flexible)

Evenings 5:00–9pm shifts available

Contact

Eve Castaros

Manager of Customer Relations

845-362-4400 ext. 105

evec@jccrockland.org

Early Childhood

Assistant Teacher Infants/Toddlers, Full Time

An Assistant Teacher provides support and assistance to the lead teacher in the classroom during instruction and transitional times, such as directed lessons, free play, circle time, snack, playground, music, and lunch. They help provide a safe, nurturing, positive environment and help maintain classroom management.

Under the direction of the lead teacher, the assistant teacher will:

  • Engage with each child by playing, interacting, talking to and listening to them.
  • Provide a broad range of physical assistance to children, including in their personal needs such as toileting, changing diapers, cleaning, washing, etc.
  • Set up facilities for the teacher, including arts and crafts projects, special games, and other teaching exercises and instructions planned by the teacher.
  • May take over leadership role in the classroom during teacher’s absence.
  • Facilitate smooth transition for children from home to school.
  • Incorporate each family’s culture and tradition respectfully.
  • Complete pediatric first aid and CPR certification training.
  • Ensure that children are under direct and competent supervision at all times.
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings and professional development as required.

Experience working with children necessary. Ability to sit on the floor, bend and lift up to 30 lbs. Flexibility a must. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and education.

Contact

Rachel Kurland

Early Childhood Director

845-362-4400 ext. 131

rachelk@jccrockland.org

After School Program

Assistant Site Leader

Reports to Site Leader

Job Duties:

  • Assist in daily schedule of activities and events
  • Assist in staff schedules- shifts & responsibilities
  • General Counselor supervision
  • Assist in preparation of snack and program supplies
  • Overall supervision and organization of program and site
  • Daily positive interaction with youth, parents and program staff
  • Special event planning
  • Planning and implementation of Club programs
  • Work in a team environment- (Site Director, Site Leader, Asst. Site Leaders and Head Counselors)
  • Implementation and follow through on all program policies and procedures
  • Assist in the upkeep of site location for cleanliness and to meet all New York State Office of Children & Family Services guidelines
  • Attend on-going staff trainings
  • Participate in Asst. Site Leaders, Site Leaders & Site Director planning meetings

Requirements:

  • 12 credits or more in childcare related courses, Associates degree or higher preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with youth ages 3-13 years old
  • Minimum of 1 years experience as a supervisor
  • Great communication skills both oral and written

Hours:

M-F 2-6:30pm during the school year on regular school days*

Includes an annual fitness membership.

Additional hours on half day and no school days are optional.

*subject to change, at the discretion of the Site Leader

Contact

Stephanie Schleider

Operations and After School Program Coordinator

845-362-4400

stephaniesc@jccrockland.org

Beyond the Bell General Counselor

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Site Leader, a Beyond the Bell Counselor is responsible for assisting with all daily programming needs and supervision of students enrolled in the program. Counselors work in a team context to assure that (1) programming is fulfilling the current needs of our membership and community, (2) that program space is utilized efficiently and effectively and (3) the mission and brand of the JCC is fulfilled at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Positive interaction with students, parents and co-workers
  • Assist in daily program operation
  • Set-up and clean-up of program space and activities daily
  • Work in a team environment
  • Implementation and follow through on all program policies and procedures
  • Upkeep of site location for cleanliness and to meet all New York State guidelines
  • Attend on-going staff trainings and maintain required numbers of training hours
  • Provide supervision and direction to children ranging in age from K-7 grade
  • Act as a role model for participants and other staff
  • Organize and implement “Club” activities

Hours:

Depending on the site, programs run for 3-4 hours a day starting as early as 2pm.

All applicants need to be able to work a minimum of two shifts a week. Counselors may need to work additional days based on the needs of the program and the Site Leader’s requirements.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum age requirement of 16 years
  • Current HS student or beyond
  • Minimum 1 year working with school age children in some capacity (babysitting counts)

Physical Demands

Covid-19 Vaccination required

Contact:

Stephanie Schleider

Operations and After School Program Coordinator

845-362-4400

stephaniesc@jccrockland.org

Fitness

Personal Trainer

JCC Rockland is looking for part-time certified personal trainers to join our team of fitness professionals. We have opportunities to work with a wide range of clients including seniors, teens, and special populations. Trainers will need a professional attitude and a keen understanding of customer service. We offer competitive pay and incentives for training volume.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Ability to design individual and group exercise programs tailored to the needs and attainable goals of specific clients
  • Execute individual fitness programs designed in a safe and effective way
  • Desire to help clients reach their health and fitness goals through appropriate cardiovascular, flexibility and resistance exercise
  • Proactively assist members with fitness equipment; train members in correct use of fitness equipment; correct members on use of fitness equipment as necessary.
  • Represent the agency and provide the highest quality of customer service to the individuals and groups with whom he/she comes into contact.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an eagerness to grow client base
  • Team player

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current nationally accredited personal training certification
  • Specialization certifications preferred
  • Certified in CPR/AED & First Aid

Job Type: Part-time

Evenings and Weekends Available

Contact:

Lisa Goldstein

Fitness Manager

845-362-4400 ext. 104

lisag@jccrockland.org

JCC Rockland Camps

Specialist

Do you love camp, sunshine, and working with kids? Do you have a strong skill set and passion in a particular activity? JCC Rockland Camps is seeking motivated and talented individuals to join our summer specialist team. We provide unique and engaging summer experiences for campers ages 18 months through entering 10th grade.

As a specialist, you will function in a teaching role for both campers and counselors. You will be responsible for age-appropriate lesson planning to show growth and development, both physically and social-emotionally, as well as maintaining organization in your area. We all grow together!

JCC Rockland Camps prides itself on having creative, skilled, positive, and professional staff that embody our “#All In” mentality. You will have the power and ability to forge bonds with campers, counselors, and other staff and make lifelong memories. As staff members, we are all “responsible campers” - we have fun while leading by example.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Planning and executing 8 weeks (39 days) in your specialized activity
  • Assist in coordination of camp-wide events such as Color War & Carnival
  • Submit weekly lesson plans and equipment needs
  • Manage a camper group of 8-15 campers and instruct counselors how to assist during the activity
  • Must be able to work in a cooperative and engaging manner with campers, staff, and the leadership team
  • Instill values of sportsmanship in programming
  • Assume additional roles and responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor
  • Keep inventory of supplies and manage storage areas for cleanliness
  • Notify supervisor of any issues or concerns as it relates to schedule, facility, equipment, or behaviors that need to be addressed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Has a strong skill set and ability to teach one or more of the following:
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Sports/Gymnastics
    • Theater/Drama/Improv
    • Dance (all styles)
    • Science/Nature
    • Camping/Outdoor Adventure/Woodworking
    • Music/Storytelling
  • Strong leadership skills and a self-starter
  • Previous work experience in a camp and/or teaching children
  • Great organizational and communication skills
  • Has a positive, personable outlook, energetic, hardworking, effective in high pressure situations, and attention to detail
  • Must enjoy working in a team environment
  • Must love working with children
  • Returning Campers

Camp Counselor

Being a camp counselor can be one of the most rewarding jobs you can have in your young life. What’s better than playing games, getting crafty, and making friends outside in the sunshine?! JCC Rockland is seeking motivated individuals to join our camp counselor team. We provide unique and engaging summer experiences for campers ages 18 months through entering 8th grade.

As a camp counselor, you have an important role supervising a group of campers and working closely with your support staff. You will be a “responsible camper,” having fun while leading by example and providing a safe and inclusive group environment.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Understands camp culture and willing to be “All In” for every activity throughout the day
  • Is a strong leader and self-starter
  • Has previous experience working at camp and/or with children 18 months—12 years old
  • Has a positive, personable outlook, energetic, hardworking, effective in high pressure situations, and attention to detail
  • Must enjoy working in a team environment

Hours:

Monday—Friday- 8:30am—4:30pm

June 27—August 19 (no camp on July 4)

Orientation dates in the two weeks prior to camp

Camp Lifeguard / Water Safety Instructor

JCC Rockland Camps is seeking skilled and motivated individuals for Lifeguard and WSI positions for summer 2022. We provide unique and engaging summer experiences for campers ages 18 months through entering 10th grade.

As a camp Lifeguard and WSI, you will be responsible for the safety and learning to swim process of our campers.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Guard and instruct campers and staff during instructional and free swim periods
  • Assist Aquatics Team Leadership in the implementation of safety plans for the pool complex
  • Maintain safe swimming conditions both in the pools and on the deck, including cleanliness of pool supplies
  • Assess camper swim levels based on American Red Cross standards, and adjust to show growth throughout the summer
  • Respond to emergency situations effectively and complete incident reports as required
  • Plan and implement rainy day lessons with dry land skills and fun activities in the event of inclement weather or pool closures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older and possess a valid Lifeguard or WSI certification, along with CPR/First Aid/AED certifications
  • Jr. Guards aged 15 may be considered with full certification based on experience
  • Knowledge of American Red Cross instructional swim levels
  • Experience working with children ages 2-15
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Previous experience lifeguarding and/or working at summer camp a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and parents
  • WSI certification preferred, but not required
  • Dedicated and responsible

Note: Will certify qualified candidates if not currently lifeguard or WSI certified

Hours:

Monday—Friday–8:30am—4:30pm

June 27—August 19 (no camp on July 4)

Orientation dates in the two weeks prior to camp

Camp Porter

Do you love camp, sunshine, and working with kids? Do you enjoy working with your hands and have an eye for cleanliness and organization? JCC Rockland Camps is seeking a motivated individual to join the team as Camp Porter.

We provide unique and engaging summer experiences for campers ages 18 months through entering 10th grade at our site in West Nyack, NY.

As the Camp Porter, you will be responsible for handling a variety of tasks, and are a crucial piece of making each day run smoothly and efficiently. Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining and distributing coolers and drink stations daily
  • Assist Director of Food Services with all aspects of lunch periods, as well as distributing and cleaning afternoon snack
  • Help with the car line as directed
  • Accept deliveries of all camp packages and distribute or store accordingly
  • Set up and clean-up of camp activity area supplies (archery, bikes, jump ropes, etc)
  • Check ropes course for abstractions and trash throughout day, rake as needed
  • Maintain overall cleanliness of grounds and alert professional maintenance and cleaning crews to any issues
  • Build positive and professional relationships with co-workers, campers, and other building staff

Skills/Expectations

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs or more
  • Work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to safely operate and drive a golf cart
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Has a positive, personable outlook, energetic, hardworking, effective in high pressure situations and has attention to detail

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

39 days of camp (no camp July 4th)

With additional days and hours for orientation and set up during the two weeks prior to camp

Salary:

Stipend for summer based on experience