Employment Opportunities | Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

Employment Opportunities

The Osher Marin JCC is one of the most family-friendly companies to work for in Marin County, and has an exciting array of employment opportunities in our diverse center. From experienced lifeguards and swim instructors to pre-school and administrative professionals, we're looking for the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization. We offer an excellent benefits package for our regular employees including a complimentary health club membership (voted "the Best in Marin County"). If you want to make a difference in our community and stay healthy and fit at the same time, there is no better place to work than the Osher Marin JCC! The Osher Marin JCC embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click here to download General Employment Application 

 1). Print application, 2). Fill out the application, 3).scan (or take photo of), 4). and then email (to the email listed for the job applying for) or drop it off at the front desk to the attention of Lisa Bookstein

Click here to download PRESCHOOL Application

To apply for a position, please e-mail a completed employment application , a resume and cover letter to the person listed after each opening below. Information may also be sent electronically. (Note: If submitting electronically, please ensure that you save the original file to your computer and verify that all your changes have been saved before attaching the file to an email)

Head Lifeguard

Position Description

The Head Lifeguard is a full-time Professional Level 1 Union position reporting to the Aquatics Manager at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that may include early mornings, late evenings and weekends.  As Head Lifeguard your primary role is to ensure complete coverage of the Osher Marin JCC lifeguard schedule. 


  • Knowledge of lifeguard scheduling and have foresight to recognize areas that need coverage
  • In collaboration with the Aquatics Operations Manager, organize and implement training and classes when necessary.
  • Lifeguard when necessary, including opening shifts.
  • Enforce all pool rules.
  • Confident in making decisions, then following through with the appropriate procedures.
  • Keep lifeguard office and aquatic supply closet clean and organized.
  • Make sure first aid kit and Lifeguard fanny packs are fully stocked
  • Check daily procedure sheets and inform supervisor of any issues
  • Input pool statistics.
  • Inform Aquatics Operations Manager or Director on Duty of any problems or situations.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and organization of the lifeguard tend, and grounds
  • All essential functions from lifeguard job description.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Operations Manager.


  • Minimum age of 21
  • Health Care Provider CPR & AED
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification
  • Excellent member service skills
  • Ability to save lives and respond effectively to emergency situations in and around the pool
  • Recommended LGI certification ( obtain within 6 months of hire)
  • Incumbent must posses’ leadership skills, ability to communicate with a diverse population written and verbally, enjoy team work with staff and volunteers.
  • You must have the physical, visual and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Union Professional 1 (Starting pay range $17.23- $19.29 hour)
  • Allowance toward health & dental insurance; life insurance; pension plan, 125 plans, starting at 10 paid vacation days per year; 13 paid sick days per year; up to 15 National & Jewish holidays per year; up to 5 emergency leave days; full facility JCC family membership; discounts on JCC programs & events.

Please email resume or application to Christine Milburn at cmilburn@marinjcc.org

Swim Instructors

We are looking for a few dynamic and upbeat swim lesson instructors for our award winning swim school. We have classes for people of all ages from parent and babies, toddlers, school age and adults; we offer both private and groups swim lessons and you can choose the age group that suits you best. Schedule is flexible both late mornings, afternoon and evenings, plus weekend shifts are also available. Major Bonus: you’ll receive a free membership if you work at least one regular schedule shift!

Previous experience is strongly preferred, but if this is something you are interested in learning, we do offer Red Cross Water Safety Instruction (WSI) Click here for more info on the courses we offer.

Compensation: $16-$30 per hour DOE.

Please email resume or application to Christine Milburn at cmilburn@marinjcc.org

We are looking for lifeguards to help support our busy aquatics areas, we are currently interviewing and have several openings, both part-time (under 18 hours per week) and fulltime (20-40 hours) The fulltime positions are Union jobs with excellent benefits.

We are looking for individuals with: 

• Current Red Cross Lifeguarding/ First Aid/ CPR/ AED certifications (click here for more information on the course we offer)
• Previous lifeguarding experience
• An interest in physical fitness
• Exceptional customer service skills
• A strong work ethic
• Availability to work one or more of the following schedules:







When we extend our hours to 7pm for Summer Sat/Sun


Compensation: $12-$18.99 DOE

Please email your resume or complete the application above and forward directly to cmilburn@marinjcc.org.

The JCC is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds. 

Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts

Kanbar Production Support

The Production Substitute is an hourly Technician position within the Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts division of the Osher Marin JCC. This position works closely with the Production Supervisor and Private Event and Operations Manager and is supervised Kanbar Director.  Core responsibilities include support for the Production Supervisor, implementing lighting, sound as needed, and acting as lead person as needed for Kanbar Center performances, private events and JCC programs.  All Kanbar Staff represent the JCC during events and must keep a clean and professional appearance.

Responsibilities will be to substitute and Support the Production Supervisor to run sound, lights, audio/visual as needed, set and break down events and may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Operates audio visual equipment including but not limited to P.A., audio mixer, microphones, projection, video playback and monitoring remote signal flow for cameras and audio gear.
  • Represent the Center during public program& special events- Customer service and front line demeanor is a responsibility of the Audio Visual Technician. --Possesses the ability to assist clients with troubleshooting presentation software, such as Powerpoint, Keynote and Quicktime.
  • Moves, sets up, takes down, and adjusts a broad range of equipment including microphones laptop computers and other devices for programs as well as tables, chairs for events.
  • Oversee/direct rehearsals and sound check.
  • Verifies that equipment is in good working order prior to each event; making spot repairs as needed, pulling faulty gear for inspection and repair.
  • Oversee/ set-ups and event staff if needed.
  • Act as Stage Manager when necessary.
  • Maintain clear and concise communication with all Staff, Artists and Management. Carry a radio while on duty.
  • Act as production point-of-contact person.

Tech Qualifications

  • One (1) year of related work experience performing audiovisual services, preferably in a museum or institution of higher learning; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Working knowledge of: range of microphones; portable sound systems; video projection; flat screen displays; computer-based presentation programs, such as PowerPoint and Keynote; lighting equipment; staging equipment; safety procedures with regard to handling and storage of audiovisual equipment and electrical loads.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of mic techniques, especially for drums, live vocals, piano, and percussion.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot quickly under pressure.
  • Must be humble enough to make coffee, sweep and mop the stage, or just help out with a simple task if assistance is needed. In our organization everyone pitches in to put on the best event we can with whatever we have available.
  • Ability to report to work on short notice and to work evening and weekend hours; maximum flexibility is required.

General Qualifications

  • Able to communicate clearly, both verbal and written.
  • Able to multi-task, troubleshoot, keep a cool head and a good sense of humor!
  • Outgoing, comfort working with diverse clientele, friendly and helpful.
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 75 pounds.
  • Punctual, dependable, and conscientious; reliable and trustworthy; detail-oriented.
  • Must be dependable and available to work with short notice and on nights and weekends.
  • A passion for music, community and the arts a plus!

Salary and Benefits

  • $18 - $22 per hour depending on experience and knowledge
  • Staff working on a regular weekly basis may be eligible for Fitness Center benefits.
 To apply please send cover letter and resume to lbolt@marinjcc.org and include the position title in the subject line.

Event Team Member (Part Time)

The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is seeking part-time Event Team Members.

Become an integral part of one of Marin's most thriving venues for concerts, galas, and celebrations of all kinds! Flexible shifts are perfect for those with fulltime careers, in transition, college students or looking for supplemental income.

Overview of the Role:

We are a fun loving team that provides exceptional service to the community. As an Event Team Member, you perform a variety of event operations such as setting up and breaking down event spaces including equipment, tables and chairs. In this role, you will provide event support and exceptional customer service to our members and event guests.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Setup and breakdown for varying types of large and small scale events and performances.
  • Ensure setups / breakdowns are completed accurately (per room maps and written instructions), safely, efficiently and timely.
  • Setup, breakdown, and on occasion help staff concessions for Performing Arts events.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds and work on feet for extended periods.
  • Help clean during & after events when needed (e.g., wiping down equipment, picking/taking out trash, light mopping, etc.).
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to respond to scheduling requests in a timely manner.
  • Availability to work nights and weekends. When available, willing to work with short notice.
  • Setup and breakdown audio/visual equipment such as projectors, screens (not required, but a ++ if able).
  • Comfortable working with diverse clientele. Customer service focused, friendly and helpful.
  • Ability to keep a cool head and a good sense of humor!

 To apply please send cover letter and resume to lbolt@marinjcc.org and include the position title in the subject line.

Early Childhood Education (ECE) 

Part-time Admin Assist in Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education Administrative Assistant position is a part time hourly role with the Bernard Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael. It is a Monday through Friday schedule and is supervised by the ECE Administrator. 

This is a busy role with a lot of variety and duties include but are not limited to, clerical and administrative duties, as well as customer service and program information dissemination for the purpose of marketing and facilitating communications between parents, teaching staff and JCC administration. This is a creative and thriving preschool in a beautiful campus setting. Position is 15-19 hours per week during the academic school year with potential for extra hours and/or training during the summer months.


Customer Service
• Act as the first contact for ECE inquiries
• Act as a communications liaison between parents, teachers and JCC administration
• Arrange for substitute coverage when teachers are out

• Respond to all ECE program inquiries in a timely and professional manner 
• Coordinate tours for the JCC Preschool 
• Track forms received and maintain and organize all forms and reports in accordance with the Department of Social Services, accreditation and state regulations 

• Intake and timely processing of program billable transactions 
• Handle mail, filing, faxing, office organization 
• Handle accounts receivable and accounts payable for ECE including petty cash 
• Copying and distribution of written communications 
• Order and maintain office equipment, supplies and files 
• Other duties as assigned by ECE and JCC management

• Secretarial/administrative experience
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to learn new software systems
• Possess high degree of organizational, customer service and time management skills as well as acute attention to detail
• Ability to exercise independent judgment and tact in a fast-paced, multi-task setting
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• First Aid and CPR certified

Salary & Benefits
• $18-$20 per hour depending on experience
• Individual JCC facility membership
• Various discounts on select programs and services
• A great place to work!

Please reply with your resume and a cover letter. Candidates whose qualifications are determined to most closely match the position requirements will be contacted. We are not able to respond to every resume submitted. 

We wish you the best in your search and thank you in advance for your time.

The JCC is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds.

JCC Preschool Teacher

The JCC Preschools in Tiburon and San Rafael are looking for a teacher-qualified individual with a strong work ethic and love for children. Our program views children, families and staff as a community of active learners, guided by our values and relationships with one another. Constructivism and emergent curriculum are among the core principles of our approach to early childhood education.

We have a job opening for the 2017-18 academic school year (August-June) for a Teacher. This is a 30 hour per week position, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. We are looking for an early childhood educator who is nurturing, responsible, organized and able to work within our school’s values-based early learning framework.

All staff members must be able to communicate warmly and professionally with children and adults. Teachers are required to have at least 24 units of ECE/CD and experience working in a preschool setting.  

Compensation package includes health club membership, comprehensive and generous benefits package and paid support for professional development in Early Childhood Education. Starting pay is $20.77 per hour with a cost of living raise on September 1st. Please email a resume and a cover letter to Tamar Lai, Early Childhood Education Department Director at tlai@marinjcc.org

The JCC Preschool Teacher reports to the ECE Director or Preschool Site Director.  The person in this position works directly with the children and their families enrolled in the Early Childhood programs.


Responsibilities to be shared with co-teachers in a team-work model will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Interactions with children must reflect respect, compassion and a willingness to gently guide the child.
  • Plan, implement, reflect upon and document developmentally appropriate curriculum for the children in accordance with the policies and the philosophy of the school.
  • Gear the program to the needs of the individual child with concerns for his/her interests, individual style and stage of development; and to the class as a group. Help each child to become aware of his/her role as a member of the group, while reinforcing positive self-esteem, as well as consciously promoting a diverse and anti-bias atmosphere.
  • Intentional, ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and appropriate learning environment of the classroom and play yard.
  • Keep records on each child, to include weekly and monthly attendance sheets, accident log, developmental growth, conference records and notes home.
  • Document each child’s learning experiences and developmental growth and use the documentation to guide in planning the curriculum.
  • Maintain and implement procedures to ensure the health and safety of the children insuring they are under supervision at all times.
  • Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
  • Attend all staff meetings and be accountable for all information disbursed at such meetings and in written format.
  • Participate in recommended professional development programs and in-service workshops and other opportunities for professional growth.
  • Establish and maintain positive, professional, and effective communication and supportive ties with children, staff, parents, and third party consultants to meet the individual needs of children and their families which establish a partnership between school and home for the child.
  • Communicate with parents and caretakers formally through scheduled parent-teacher conferences, weekly newsletter and daily program white board/documentation
  • Conduct home visits as required.
  • Understand and articulate the philosophy of the school.
  • Assist in public relations and community building events sponsored by the school.
  • Act as a model for assistant teachers and mentor their training and development.
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately with colleagues at all times.
  • Maintain professional standards and conduct and positive work ethic.
  • Respect confidentiality of school-related information.
  • Perform other duties, as requested by supervisor.


  • Teachers hired at the Teacher level must be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children with a minimum of AA or higher in CD, ECE or equivalent; (OR any AA or BA with at least 60 units + 24 college credits in ECE or CD; OR 24 units of CD + 16 general education units and current enrollment in AA or BA program—see matrix) and demonstrated ability to perform all job responsibilities as described in Teacher job description
  • Teachers hired at the Associate Teacher level must be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children with a minimum of 12 ECE or CD units and the demonstrated ability to perform all job responsibilities as described in the Teacher job description. If candidate does not have at least an AA degree s/he must be continually enrolled in AA program or CD or ECE classes to continue in this level of position.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Proficient command of the English language for effective communication.

Salary & Benefits

  • Teacher or Associate Teacher classification depending on formal professional training
  • Health & dental insurance; retirement & life insurance; disability insurance; generous vacation & sick leave package; 125 plan; credit union and MJCC family membership


Preschool Substitutes

The Osher Marin JCC Early Childhood Education Center is an award-winning, nationally-accredited early childhood education center providing children with a safe, nurturing environment to grow and learn as unique individuals.  More than just a preschool, we are a supportive community of families and staff working together to provide care and education for children.  Our program is deeply influenced by the wisdom of Jewish tradition, constructivism, and emergent curriculum and we invite all to join us.

We have two school sites: JCC Preschool San Rafael, open 7:30am-6pm and JCC Preschool Tiburon, open 7:30am-3pm. 

The applicant must be nurturing and responsible and will be expected to provide a safe and stimulating environment for children to explore, grow, and develop their own natural curiosity and love of learning. At least 6 units of ECE are preferred but not required. The person hired must be able to communicate professionally and with warmth to children and adults.

Position includes partial health club membership during the period of employment.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume rfalk@marinjcc.org.  

Plaza J Cafe

Cafe Counter Person

The JCC is seeking friendly, outgoing, mature and dependable Counter Staff for our Center Cafe!

The Café Counter Person is a part-time (up to 18 hours/week) position at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center (JCC). The Counter Person is responsible for waiting on customers, making espresso drinks, completing cash register transactions and simple food preparation.  This person reports to the Café Manager and is also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the Café and restocking items, as necessary.


  • Greet and serve all JCC members and guests in a cheerful and courteous manner.
  • Assemble food orders with any additional needed preparation not done in the kitchen. 
  • Ring up sales; make change; and balance the drawer.
  • Clear and clean tables as needed; restock food and supplies.
  • Perform duties related to opening or closing of Café.
  • Maintain general cleanliness of Café and food service areas and attractive display of foods and supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Café Manager.


  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as the ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs of weight.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Food Handler Card through the County of Marin.
  • Minimum of one year experience in retail sales and/or food service, with direct experience serving the public.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary: Starting at $12 per hour.
  • Full JCC Adult membership for employee.

This is a part-time position- up to 18 hours a week. We have found that this position works best for an individual who is seeking only a permanent part-time position.

We run a small café within Osher Marin JCC. We serve Peet’s coffee and we can get quite busy at times! Do you have barista experience? It’s ok if you do not. We can teach you!

In our little café we are like a family and we do most everything that has to do with the café ourselves- meaning, we wash dishes, stock product, prep, cashiering and most importantly, serve our customers with a smile and a great attitude!

We are a counter café and do not wait tables. Customers come up to the counter and ask us to get and ring up what they would like.

The shifts are mostly 4-6 hour shifts and be anywhere from 6:30 am to closing at 6:00pm Monday thru Fridays. We are open on the weekends and those shifts are anywhere from 8:30am to 4:oo pm.

Although we can (and do!) work around your schedule, we do require availability on the weekends.

**We are currently seeking applicants who can work shifts during the weekdays.

We offer a full gym membership and though we work hard, we have fun doing it!

If this position interests you, please stop by the café located at 200 North San Pedro Rd in San Rafael and fill out an application. Or submit your resume to Radams@marinjcc.org

 Fitness & Aquatics


We are currently hiring Group Exercise Instructors for Cardio Barre, Pilates Reformer, Indoor Cycle and Strength and Toning. 


  • Current CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Current certification in area of instruction.
  • 1 year teaching experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Full Center membership for employee.
  • Discounted Childcare while teaching.
Please complete the application above and submit to N Prieto, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903 with resume and application or send resume and cover letter to nprieto@marinjcc.org.

Massage Therapists

We are looking for a long term relationship with experienced massage therapists. 

Are you a massage therapist who has excellent technical skills, communicates well with clients, is punctual, seeks continuing education opportunities and emphasizes customer service? Are you California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certified? Do you have 500 or more hours of massage training or 5 years experience and professional liability insurance? Are you a self-starter who can promote your art and support the massage department?

Please send resume and completed application to brosenstein@marinjcc.org