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)

Development Dept: Associate

Reporting to the Director of Development, this is a full time position that will play an integral role in the Development department providing support that will promote the fundraising efforts of the organization. The successful candidate will be an organized, detail-oriented person who strives to provide high-quality work and meet deadlines in a fun fast-paced environment. The Associate will possess a friendly, professional demeanor, a positive attitude, and the ability to work independently. Occasional evening and weekend work required.


  • A minimum of two years successful development experience
  • Strong knowledge of development operations including best practices and fundraising strategies
  • Experience with grant submissions, tracking and reporting
  • Experience with fundraising specific databases, including pulling and analyzing queries and reports
  • Familiar with departmental budgets, including gift and expenditure tracking and reporting
  • Event planning experience including small donor events, and large galas
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to independently draft correspondence including solicitation and acknowledgement letters
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Flexibility with changing priorities


  • Serve as key staff person for database management
  • Assist in all aspects of Annual Fund including donor correspondence, solicitation materials
  • Create system for grant tracking including submissions, reporting, etc.
  • Assist in budget revenue and expenditure tracking
  • Coordinate production and mailing of spring and year-end direct mail campaigns
  • Create gift reports and other database generated reports
  • Assist with Marketing needs, work orders, e-blast lists, etc.
  • Support donor event coordination and execution including annual gala
  • Work collaboratively with other department to ensure timely event follow-up
  • Assist in the preparation of media materials for distribution
  • Assemble media and donor packets for events and meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development

Salary & Benefits:

  • Union Professional I
  • 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 send cover letter and resume to mshifs@marinjcc.org

Marketing Dept: Publicist/Copywriter

The Publicist/Copywriter is a freelance position for the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. The primary role of this position is to strategize, plan, and promote the Osher Marin JCC through a variety of media channels, both traditional and internet-based, maintain excellent relationships with the media and provide copywriting for collateral and online. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Publicist/Copywriter's goal is to raise the visibility of the Osher Marin JCC throughout Marin County and provide stream-lined copy for print and online.

What we require:

  • In consultation with Director of Marketing, Marketing Operations Supervisor and program directors, write and execute the PR plan each season to maximize exposure of the JCC's centers of excellence.
  • Meet with Marketing team and program directors once a month at the JCC.
  • Provide copywriting for ads, website, collateral and social media.
  • Work with Director of Marketing and Development Director on impact stories.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with local media; pitch feature stories on an on-going basis.
  • Write press releases and calendar listings (including Full Calendar) and oversee distribution to the media.
  • Research internet options for publicity including social networks (ie. Facebook, Twitter).
  • Develop communications plans for special projects.
  • Work with Web Specialist to post press coverage on eblasts, website and social media; share with other departments and with board of directors.
  • Develop crisis communications plan as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College Degree
  • 3-4 years experience with ad agency, public relations agency or in-house marketing department.
  • Existing relationships with Bay Area media and Marin Jewish Community highly desirable.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Positive, upbeat and outgoing attitude.
  • Dependable, detail-oriented; comfortable juggling multiple deadlines.
  • Exceptionally well organized; a team player.
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Windows platform and email distribution software (Constant Contact).
To be considered, you must qualify as a bona-fide independent contractor; have excellent writing and oral communication skills; have prior experience with an ad agency, public relations agency or in-house marketing department; have existing relationships with Bay Area media. Relationships within the Marin Jewish community are highly desirable. Send resume and cover letter to Marisa Ferrari at mferrari@marinjcc.org.  Please, no phone calls. 

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 (16 hours/week) position at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center (JCC). The Counter Person is responsible for waiting on customers, taking orders and 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 and trays, 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: $10-$12 per hour, depending upon experience.
  • Full JCC Adult membership for employee.

Please email your resume with cover letter to Robin Adams or mail to OMJCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903

Early Childhood Education (ECE)  

ECE Teacher
The ECE Teacher reports to the ECE Director and/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 (1) the individual child with consideration for his/her interests, individual style and stage of development; and (2) to the class as a whole. Help each child to become aware of his/her role as a member of the group, reinforce positive self-esteem, and consciously promote 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.
  • Create and work towards mutually agreed upon goals of an annual professional growth plan set with supervisor including meeting the required minimum of 105 hours of approved professional training every five years.
  • Attend all staff meetings and be accountable for all information disbursed at such meetings.
  • 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, thereby establishing a partnership between school and home.
  • 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 and participate in public relations and community building events sponsored by the school.
  • Act as a model for aides and assistant teachers and mentor their training and development. Give clear directions and feedback to aides and assistants regularly.
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately with fellow staff members, ECE School Directors, coordinators, managers and Department Administrative Assistant and work in cooperation and with respect for fellow staff members.
  • 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

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

Preschool Teacher

The JCC Preschools in Tiburon and San Rafael are looking for teacher-qualified individuals 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 few job openings that include morning positions, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM and an afternoon position Noon – 6:00 PM and are looking for teachers who are nurturing, responsible, organized and dedicated to the creation of a safe and stimulating learning environment for young children.  Teachers need to be able to build on children’s strengths and interests and help them develop their relationships with the world around them. 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 $19.10 per hour with a cost of living raise on September 1st

For complete job descriptions, JCC ECE application and more information about the JCC and our programs, please visit our website at http://www.marinjcc.org. Visit the preschool page and employment page under “about us.” 

Please email a resume and a cover letter to Tamar Lai, Early Childhood Education Department Director at tlai@marinjcc.org.

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

  • Compensation: $19.10 per hour, depending on ECE units & experience.
  • 30 hours per week. 
  • This is a non-profit organization.
  • Principles only, recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.
  • Phone calls about these jobs are acceptable.

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. Substitutes are required to have at least 6 units of ECE. The person hired must be able to communicate professionally and with warmth to children and adults.

Position includes health club membership during the period of employment.

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

Fitness & Aquatics

Aquatic Operations Manager - Osher Marin JCC (san rafael)

The Aquatic Operations Manager is a full-time, non-union, exempt position reporting to the Director of the Koret Center for Health and Fitness at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. The work week is Tuesday through Saturday and must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that may include early mornings and late evenings. The Aquatic Operations Manager will manage approximately 15 regular, and up to approximately 40 seasonal, lifeguard staff in hiring, training, supervising, scheduling and ensuring strict compliance with all health and safety rules. Additionally, the Aquatic Operations Manager oversees indoor and outdoor pool safety programs and is a primary member of the OMJCC Safety and Medical Emergency Response Team. This position also manages the Aquatic Lifeguard and pool operations budget for the Health & Fitness Department.

  • Recruit, interview, and hire all lifeguard staff (15 regular and up to 40 seasonal employees). Evaluate all lifeguard staff performance and monitor attendance. Review lifeguard staff timesheets for correctness and submit timesheets to Payroll.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all certifications, safety requirements and JCC policies for lifeguard staff. Train lifeguard staff in compliance with national, state, local, and JCC requirements for safety and first-aid training and certification. Coordinate and lead regular in services and staff meetings for all lifeguard staff. Attend regularly scheduled JCC management team meetings.
  • Develop and ensure coverage of all lifeguard on-duty schedules and contact substitutes as necessary when scheduled staff is unavailable. Develop and maintain list of lifeguard staff substitutes. The Aquatic Operations Manager is expected to work a percentage of time life guarding and fills in as a substitute lifeguard as required.
  • Oversee and administer day-to-day implementation of all pool safety policies and procedures; coordinate aquatic facility maintenance with Facilities to ensure compliance with all state and local health and safety codes.
  • Manage all aspects of the Aquatics-Lifeguard & Pool Operations annual budget. Monitor Labor Distribution Reports to check for correctness of coding and payroll expenditures. Forecast levels of expenses and staffing needs relative to annual budget in order to project for seasonal increases/decreases as needed.
  • Coordinate pool usage with summer day camp aquatics program.
  • Oversee customer relations related to pool safety and lifeguard staff.
  • Serves on H&F management team, attends JCC staff meetings as directed by H&F Director and serves on Manager on Duty team for H&F.
  • Conduct 2 lifeguard certification trainings per fiscal year.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

  • Minimum BA/BS in Recreation or Physical Education or related discipline; substantial management experience may substitute in lieu of physical education degree (or related discipline). Must have and maintain Current lifeguard, safety, first-aid, and CPR/AED certification.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience. Prior budget management experience preferred. Excellent communications and Customer service skills required in order to successfully manage a widely diverse staff and membership. Good computer skills with the ability to use Outlook, Excel, Word and proprietary software are required.
  • Required Certifications:
  • Lifeguard and First Aid Certification
  • AED/CPR Certification
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification or LGIT (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire)
Benefits and Salary:

Health & dental insurance; life & disability insurance; retirement, TSA and 125 plans, 22 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; JCC Family membership; discounts on JCC programs & events.
Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to hskoda@marinjcc.org 

The CSR - H&F reports to the Health & Fitness Operations Manager. This position entails a meet-and-greet function for members and visitors to the Health & Fitness Center. They act as an appointment scheduler and a retail sales clerk for products and services provided by the Center. They receive incoming phone calls related to Health & Fitness services.


  • In a warm, friendly and helpful manner, greet and identify all that enter and direct them to their destination as requested or refer them to the appropriate staff person(s), as appropriate.
  • Provide Health & Fitness scheduling and services information.
  • Maintain familiarity with daily Health & Fitness activities.
  • Conduct point of sale transactions for designated JCC services.


  • Outgoing, poised demeanor; comfortable working over the telephone and face to face with a diverse public. Able to use common sense when confronted with an assortment of inquiries. Work well under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Familiarity with Windows and the fundamentals of computer data entry.
Please forward resume and cover letter to vdorethy@marinjcc.org.  Please, no phone calls or walk-ins. 

We are looking for part-time and ChildCare Aides for following shifts:

Mondays: 8:30am-12pm
Saturdays: 8:30am-2pm

Qualified applicants will have:

  • 2 years experience working with infants and children, preferably in a group setting
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to think on your feet and be flexible with changing itinerary
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Current First Aid and CPR

Job duties include:

  • Providing excellent care for infants 10 weeks to children 9 yrs old
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment (including: sanitizing toys and play areas, changing diapers, being aware of surroundings and potential hazards)
  • Organize structured activity time with awareness of child's developmental abilities
  • Being professional and tactful when speaking to parents about children's behavior
  • Actively engage children in activities such as storytime, games and art projects
Please send resume with cover letter to brosenstein@marinjcc.org. The JCC is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds.

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.

We are looking for motivated, creative, exciting and energetic trainers to work both 1:1with clients and develop small group training for our large membership base. We currently have over 4000 members with 500-1000 visits a day. We offer tremendous opportunity to develop and grow your business!!


  • Minimum of one nationally recognized certification from one of the following organizations: ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ISSA.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.
  • Basic knowledge of nutrition.
  • Customer service and communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires long periods of standing or sitting.
  • Moderate use of computer terminal screen, right or left hand use, Typing.
  • Grasping and gripping movements
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Some lifting may require additional assistance from another staff person. Employee expected to use discretionary judgment and ask for assistance from another employee if an item is perceived to be too heavy to lift without assistance.
  • Frequent use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Occasional exposure to bodily fluids.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • JCC Full Facility membership.
Please send resume with cover letter to Hskoda@marinjcc.org. The JCC is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds.


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: $15.63-$16.91 depending on experience.
Positions are 30 hr/wk and include a generous benefits package.
We are looking for individuals with: 

• Current Red Cross Lifeguarding/ First Aid/ CPR/ AED certifications
• Previous lifeguarding experience
• An interest in physical fitness
• Exceptional customer service skills
• A strong work ethic
• Availability to work one of the following schedules:

Schedule A

Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Monday 11:45am-5:45pm

Tuesday 5:45am-11:45am

Wednesday 11:45am-5:45pm

Thursday 5:45am-11:45am

Schedule B

Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Monday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Tuesday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Wednesday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Please complete the application above and forward directly to dhouts@marinjcc.org or call Danny at 415-444-8033.
The JCC is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds. 


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? 

If you answered "yes" to the above questions forward your application to B. Rosenstein at OMJCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903 or email your resume with cover letter.

We have open shifts for: Saturday & Sunday.

The JCC is a long-time equal opportunity employer in Marin County and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds.

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.


  •  $12 - $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.

Kurland Center for Adult Learning & Living

Israeli Folk Dance Instructor: The Israeli Folk Dance Instructor position falls under the direction of the Director of the Kurland Center for Adult Learning & Living of the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. This part-time position provides a dynamic, safe and fun class appropriate for the participant’s ability level.


  • Arrive in time to ensure proper equipment set up and member interaction.
  • Instruct participants in Israeli Folk Dance including learning new steps and dances, and practicing previously learned routines.
  • Provide the appropriate music for the dances.
  • Confirm number of students in class on sign-in sheet each week, as well as that each participant has paid the class fee by checking payment receipts.
  • Complete and sign payroll timesheet immediately after the last class of the pay period; return it to supervisor's mail slot for authorization.
  • Liaise with supervisor on strategies to building class participation.
  • Facilitate the group's holiday potluck lunches 2-3 times per year, including requesting room reservation with supervisor, coordinating (or having a class volunteer coordinate) a sign-up list, etc.
  • Represent the OMJCC in a professional manner.
  • Assure that all equipment is stored securely after class.
  • Attend any mandatory safety trainings at a meeting rate of $10 per hour.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • 3 -5 years’ experience in folk dance.
  • Cheerful and engaging demeanor.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience for a 2.5 hour session.
  • Full Center membership for employee.

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