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
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)

Part-Time Customer Service Representative (San Rafael)

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, located in San Rafael, CA, provides educational, social, cultural, and fitness programs to the community since 1946. Open to all, with the mission of enhancing people’s lives and preserving Jewish Identity, its programs and services include:

  • A state-of-the-art fitness center
  • An outstanding preschool
  • Performing arts, literary and cultural events
  • Summer camps for children of all ages and special programs for teens
  • Special programs for families and older adults
  • Education classes, workshops and excursions

We are looking to expand our customer service team and have a permanent part-time position available.  The available position is 18.5 hours per week and the hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6-9:30 pm, and Sunday 6:45am-3:15pm.  Candidates should be available to work additional shifts including holidays if needed. This is an hourly positions with no benefits.  If you are great with people and are comfortable working on the computer, we want to talk to you! Our customer service team is the primary contact with our members and the public. They provide a variety of functions from answering questions, checking members in, and selling all the JCC’s products and services. 


  • Upbeat, positive demeanor; comfortable working over the telephone and face-to- face with a diverse public.
  • Experienced and Proficient with Windows and computer data entry, with the ability to quickly learn our proprietary database system. Minimum typing requirement of at least 40 wpm.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and an ability to use common sense when confronted with an assortment of inquiries.
  • Must juggle tasks and work well under pressure; a sense of humor is strongly desirable.
  • Prior experience working in a health club, retail sales, or the hospitality industry helpful, but not required.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to salves@marinjcc.org.  

The cover letter and resume must be in the body of the email.  WE WILL NOT OPEN ANY ATTACHMENTS

Absolutely no phone calls and no walk-ins please.

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds. 

  • Compensation: $13-$15 per hour plus a Single Adult Fitness Membership

Operations & Facilities 

Maintenance Staff Person

The JCC currently has an opening for a Maintenance Staff person.

This position is a year-round, 40-hour a week position. The hours may vary. The primary purpose of this position is to clean, maintain and repair the facilities of the JCC, while assisting our busy programming department with meeting set-ups and breakdowns. The Maintenance Staff person is supervised by the Night Supervisor and Assistant Director of Facilities.


Assist with the maintenance and repair of the facility with the following (but not limited to these) tasks:

  • Maintain and repair facility while observing and practicing all safety regulations as outlined by CAL OSHA and OMJCC safety program.
  • Assist in event set-up/take-down, moving tables and chairs, clean-up during and after events. 
  • Custodial/Janitorial cleaning of OMJCC facility.
  • Carry a two-way radio at all times and maintain constant contact using prescribed radio communication techniques.
  • Work closely and smoothly with other members of the Maintenance Staff, as well as being self-motivated and capable of working well with or without direct supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with HVAC, pool systems, carpentry or light construction.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in proper and safe use of hand/power tools used in repairs and light construction.
  • The ability to clearly and safely communicate with staff and supervisors in English.
  • Must be able to easily lift and move 75 pounds of weight.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Union Maintenance classification.
  • Allowance toward health & dental insurance; life & disability insurance; retirement, 125 plans, paid vacation days starting at 10 days per year; 13 paid sick days per year; up to 15 National & Jewish holidays per year; up to 5 emergency leave days; JCC full facility family membership; discounts on JCC programs & events.

Please call 415-444-8000 for an application, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903

Plaza J Cafe

Cafe Counter Person

The JCC is seeking friendly, outgoing, Counter Staff for our new 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 coffee drinks, completing cash register transactions. 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, depending upon experience.
  • 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 in the 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 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

Early Childhood Education (ECE) 

Tiburon Site Director

The Site Director for the JCC Preschool’s Tiburon location is a full-time, exempt position requiring strong supervisory and mentoring skills, a sound understanding of Jewish early childhood education and several years of experience as an early childhood educator. The Site Director is a key member of the JCC Early Childhood Education leadership team and is responsible for the daily operations of the preschool. The Site Director’s essential role is to articulate and implement JCC ECE core values, vision and purpose.

Please email a resume and cover letter to Tamar Lai, ECE Director at tlai@marinjcc.org. Please do not contact via phone. Candidates whose qualifications are determined to most closely match the position requirements will be contacted. We are not able to respond to each and every resume submitted.

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

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • This is a non-profit organization.
  • Principles only, recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.

Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Campus Relations

  • Maintain collaborative relationships with clergy and other members of the CKS staff.

Parent and Family Relations

  • Foster an environment that feels welcoming and promotes a sense of belonging: greet children and families upon arrival and departure and facilitate relationships between families.
  • Be available as a resource for consultation and guidance regarding parenting, child development and education.
  • Maintain clear and open communication, including daily interactions, contribution to school’s weekly newsletter, website communications and oversight of all teacher-parent communications.
  • Responsible for supporting the work of the Parents Association.


  • Recruit staff and maintain all aspects of personnel management for preschool, extended care, specialists, optional child care, enrichment and summer program staff.
  • Supervise summer staff—hire, supervise, guide, evaluate and terminate as needed.
  • Meet with teaching teams weekly to engage in reflective supervision.
  • Spend time in classrooms to mentor, coach and model.
  • Work with Jewish Resource Specialist to support teacher coaching for Jewish curriculum in the classrooms.
  • Plan and implement annual week-long staff development in August and monthly staff professional development meetings.
  • Arrange for staff coverage, hire, assign and supervise substitutes as needed.
  • Plan and implement systems that facilitate effective communication between morning and afternoon staff, parents, teachers and administration.

Program and Environment

  • Ensure design and implementation of a Jewish, developmentally-appropriate constructivist curriculum based on supportive relationships, inquiry and exploration.
  • Articulate the school’s philosophy, values and curriculum through the use of printed materials, the JCC website and the aesthetics of the school spaces (e.g., classrooms, front entrance, office, etc.).
  • Work with JRS to support the creation and implementation of parent and family education programs.
  • Work with consultants and other outside providers to support ongoing work with children needing additional support and their families.
  • Ensure program compliance with California state licensing and ensure the health and safety of preschool children and staff at all times.


  • Work with ECE leadership team to secure and maintain enrollment goals.
  • Lead tours for prospective parents and follow up to close enrollment.
  • Play an active role in ECE leadership team.
  • Manage daily operations for all preschool programs at the Tiburon site.
  • Manage school’s special events and preschool involvement in JCC signature events.
  • Participate in accreditation processes in partnership with the ECE leadership team as determined by the ECE Director.
  • Support the fundraising efforts of the JCC Preschool.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 Desirable Qualifications

  • BA degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience and supervisory experience in a similar setting.
  • Preschool Director qualified by California State Licensing.
  • Demonstrated experience in programming planning and implementation and staff supervision.
  • Knowledge of Jewish life, traditions and culture preferred, as well as the ability to integrate these concepts in programming and staff professional development.
  • Ability to provide leadership, effective guidance and stability for program continuity and growth.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, digital photography and other IT skills preferred.
  • Certified in Infant and Child First Aid and CPR.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


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.  

Camp & Youth

Clubhouse J After School Team - Part Time

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center is looking for exceptional staff for our camp-style after school program, Clubhouse J. The Clubhouse J staff member is a part-time (12 - 18 hours per week) positon for the academic year, dependent on availability. Staff should have experience working with groups of children, be comfortable assisting with elementary school homework, and a positive attitude. This position, along with the co-staff members, is responsible for managing all aspects of the Clubhouse J day-to-day program including but not limited to: check in, snack, homework support, programming and activities. This role requires a cheerful demeanor, outgoing personality and greeting all community members with a smile. A Clubhouse J staff member is responsible for the health, safety and well-being of all Clubhouse J participants and reports to the Camp & Youth Director. This is a growth position and may increase in scope and hours.

Please Note: All Clubhouse J staff must be at least 16 years of age, able to obtain a workers permit, and have a positive attitude and be willing and able to participate in all aspects of Clubhouse J.

General and Specific Responsibilities

  • Check in each Clubhouse J participant and be sure that we have their registration on file.
  • Programming and planning
  • Ensure that there are appropriate snacks for each participant, each day.
  • Work with co-staff members to ensure a range of exciting “clubhouse” activities, which should be changed regularly.
  • Know the names of each participant and their guardians to ensure safe drop off and pick up procedures.
  • Set up activities before Clubhouse time starts and then clean them up after pick up, leaving the area you are using cleaner than you found it.
  • Responsible for the group’s use of facilities, including respect for property, return of equipment and clean up.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years working at camp or in comparable child-focused position
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Ability to sit on the floor, lift up to 30 lbs, able to observe multiple children at the same time, have stamina and energy to keep pace with a large group of children throughout the entire Clubhouse time.
  • Capacity to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Good judgment and ability to problem solve.
  • Be able to maintain all safety precautions put in place for drop off and pick up, including identifying parents.
  • Programming and planning experience a plus.
  • Able to work in a noisy, hectic environment.
  • Be able to assist in an emergency (fire, earthquake, injury, etc.)
  • Send resume & cover letter to lbohne@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.


Private and group lessons for ages 9 months to adults. Previous experience required. Please e-mail application to Cheryll Boissevain at cboissevain@marinjcc.org.

We are interviewing immediately for openings.
Compensation: $12-$16.91 depending on experience.
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 of the following schedules:

Please 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. 

Personal Trainer/Small Group Training (San Rafael)

Osher Marin JCC is looking for motivated, energetic, professional and fun personal and small group trainers. We are especially looking for someone to head the growth of our women’s strength training small group sessions.

Personal training hours are flexible as you build your business.
This is a part time position that has potential to grow into a full time benefited position.

• Current personal training certification or working towards your personal training certification 
• Exceptional customer service skills
• A strong work ethic 
• Ability to work as part of a team
• A desire to help us create a safe and fun fitness environment for members

The Osher Marin JCC is a spectacular 30,000 square foot state-of--the-art Fitness Center which offers a wide range of cutting-edge programs and services, plus all the amenities you expect in a premier facility. Discover why the Osher Marin JCC has received the Hall of Fame award for Best Health Club & Best Pool in Marin!

compensation: $25 - $40, DOE
employment type: part-time

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

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

Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts

The Event Staff Substitute is an hourly, part-time position includes swing and weekend shifts, working primarily to support events with the Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts (KC) division of the Osher Marin JCC. This position reports to the Kanbar Center Production Supervisor and works closely with the Kanbar team to create, run, and breakdown events ranging from Non-Profit Fundraisers to weddings, quinceaneras to performances from internationally renowned chamber ensembles. All event staff represents the JCC during events and must keep up a clean and friendly appearance.


  • Execute set ups, maintenance and break down before, during and after events, including moving tables and chairs, sound and lighting equipment, stocking food, beverages, brewing coffee etc.
  • Carry a two-way radio while on duty; be in contact with maintenance and event coordinators using established communication techniques.
  • During events maintain all event areas including theater, lobby, lounges, courtyard, restrooms, etc.
  • Perform custodial/janitorial cleaning duties of JCC facility as needed; at times function as a member of the maintenance staff.
  • On occasion, function as a stagehand/technician.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor, Production Manager, or Event Coordinator.


  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to respond quickly to scheduling requests.
  • Ability to multi-task, trouble-shoot, keep a cool head and a good sense of humor!
  • Outgoing, comfortable working with diverse clientele, friendly and helpful.
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Dependable and able to work independently.
  • Knowledge of audio and visual equipment and lighting a plus.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be dependable and available to work with short notice and on nights and weekends. Very limited public transportation to the JCC.


  •  $13 per hour, depending on experience
  • One one-day pass to Health and Wellness for every three hours of work

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