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The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center (JCC) is a non-profit organization with a variety of programs for fitness, early childhood education, summer camp, and lifelong learning. We celebrate Jewish culture while welcoming all community members to learn, explore, and participate in unique and enriching JCC programming throughout the year.

Not Jewish? EVERYONE is welcome at the JCC. The Osher Marin JCC embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Open Positions

Aquatics Manager

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, CA

Learn about the position.

The Aquatics Manager plays a vital role in overseeing the Lead Lifeguard, Swim Lesson Coordinator, and Lifeguards, ensuring smooth operations at the JCC’s aquatic facilities. They collaborate closely with other Aquatics programs, contributing significantly to the overall excellence of the JCC’s aquatic offerings. Additionally, they are ready to take on any other tasks assigned by the Director of Health & Fitness and Manager on Duty to ensure the highest standards are maintained.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Planning and Development:

  • • Develop, implement and oversee aquatic programs that reflect community needs and maintain the JCC’s high standards of quality, safety and caring.
  • • Works closely with Swim Lesson Coordinator(s) on maintaining Swim Lesson programs.
  • • Works with H&F Director on frequent news releases, flyers, advertising and other forms of publications, both within and outside the agency so as to effectively promote assigned programs.
  • • Monitor staff records and certifications and provide reports to the H&F Director as requested/directed.

 

Supervision, Direct and Indirect:

  • • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all Lifeguards and Aquatics staff (including swim instructors).
  • • Coordinate youth swim/camp programs with Camp Staff.
  • • Coordinate swim lesson programs for the JCC’s Early Childhood Education and Brandeis Marin school.
  • • Conduct in-service education for Aquatics (and other) staff.

 

Other Duties:

  • • Serves as Manager on Duty minimum of two shifts a week.
  • • Substitute for lifeguards, swim and program instructors, as needed.
  • • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays in rotation with H&F staff to provide adequate MOD coverage.
  • • Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with the JCC’s mission and goals.
  • • Communicate effectively and professionally with members and staff.
  • • Additional duties to assist the health and fitness departments will be required.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • • Bachelor’s degree or 3 years minimum of supervisory experience.
  • • 5+ years in Aquatics required.
  • • Current American Red Cross WSI, LGI and BLS certifications (or obtain within 4 months of being hired).
  • • Current CPO certificate (or obtain within 6 months of being hired).
  • • Proven history of successful pool facility expansion and program growth.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with staff members as well as members of the community.
  • • Supervisory skills include planning, budget management, team building, conflict resolution, and staff evaluation.
  • • Ability to work well with teams as well as working independently with moderate to minimal supervision.
  • • Must be able to work flexible hours in an environment with constant mobility.
  • • Physical job duties include hands-on water instruction and lifeguarding.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job requires high energy and interaction with staff and members of the community. There is a need for quick decision-making and accountability for actions.

 

BENEFITS:

We offer a robust benefits package including health & dental insurance; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; 403b retirement, paid vacation days starting at 10 per year and 13 sick days per year; up to 10 National & Jewish holidays per year; and a full facility JCC family gym membership.

 

SALARY:

  • • $70K – $75K/year

 

TO APPLY:

Please email a resume to Elissa Coleman at ecoleman@marinjcc.org.

 

Not Jewish, not a problem! We welcome people of all faiths and backgrounds to join our team! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

           

 

Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood Director

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, CA

Learn about the position.

The Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood (TCJP) Director is a key position at the Osher Marin JCC in advancing the central focus of the JCC to enrich Jewish Life, build Jewish community and identity, build cross-cultural understanding, and facilitate connections with Israel.

 

The position is responsible for handling the day-to-day vision, oversight, implementation, promotion, and execution of the program menu for TCJP – dynamic, cutting-edge, creative, inclusive, and collaborative Jewish learning opportunities and Jewish cultural events appealing to all ages. The Director will work in close collaboration with the JCC executive and management team, TCJP staff, lay leadership, and community partners to implement strategies and programs that strengthen Jewish engagement for Marin and its neighboring communities.

 

This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and works in partnership with other lead departments and campus and community partners. This is a full-time exempt managerial position that will supervise department staff and outside vendors as needed to execute the objectives of the department.

 

Qualifications:

  • • 5 year’s relevant work experience, preferably in a supervisory/leadership capacity.
  • • Dynamic and charismatic leadership skills.
  • • Creative and strategic thinker who values collaborative process.
  • • Demonstrated ability to work respectfully with the broadest definition of Jewish community.
  • • Demonstrated ability in outreach, marketing, and building program participation.
  • • Knowledgeable about contemporary trends in Jewish thought and education.
  • • Able to manage a network of resources in the local, national, and international Jewish community.
  • • Ability to work in the JCC environment that honors pluralism and multiculturalism.
  • • Strong supervisory, organizational, and administrative skills.

 

Benefits and Salary:

  • • Salary commensurate with experience and is competitive for the non-profit setting.
  • • Allowance toward health & dental insurance; life & disability insurance; flexible benefits plan; 22 paid vacation days per year; 13 paid sick days per year; 11 National & Jewish holidays per year; JCC family membership; discounts on JCC programs & events.

 

Please have resumes sent to Pamela Johnson, HR Director at pjohnson@marinjcc.org

Group Fitness Aqua Instructor/Substitute

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, CA

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Aqua exercise Instructor position falls under the direction of the Group Fitness Supervisor of the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. This position provides a dynamic, safe and fun Aqua-Fitness class appropriate for the class format and participant’s ability level.

 

Responsibilities:

  • • Arrive at least five minutes early for class to ensure proper equipment set up and member interaction.
  • • Assure that all equipment is stored correctly after class.
  • • Confirm number of students in class on sign-in sheet or GXP application.
  • • Provide sign-in sheets to the Group fitness supervisor.
  • • Communicate equipment problems & concerns to the Group fitness supervisor via email and cell phone.
  • • Responsible for finding an appropriate substitute if unable to teach class and MUST inform Group fitness supervisor with substitution information in a timely manner.
  • • Develop relationships with class participants; learn names and workout patterns, ensuring member retention.
  • • Attend all staff meetings.
  • • Clock in and out, if you forget to clock in or out please let the Group fitness supervisor know.
  • • Other duties, as assigned by the Group Fitness Supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • • Current CPR/AED First Aid certified.
  • • Current certification in area of instruction.

 

Job Type:

  • • Part-time

 

Salary:

  • • $35.00 – $39.00 per hour.

 

Work Location:

  • • In person

 

To Apply:

Please email a resume and cover letter to Norma Prieto, Fitness Manager at nprieto@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 at this time. The JCC is an equal-opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds. This is a non-profit organization.

 

Side by Side Teacher

The Osher Marin JCC Preschool in San Rafael, CA

The Side by Side Teacher reports to the ECE Operations Manager or ECE Director.

Learn about the position.

The Side by Side Teacher reports to the ECE Operations Manager or ECE Director.

 

Responsibilities:

Job duties are the sole responsibility of the Side by Side Teacher. Side by Side classrooms are shared spaces and must be maintained for a variety of uses. Teacher responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following:

 

  • • Interactions with children and caregivers must reflect respect, compassion and a willingness to gently guide the child.
  • • Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum in accordance with the philosophy of the JCC Early Childhood programs.
  • • Understand and articulate the philosophy of the JCC Preschool.
  • • Curriculum should promote a diverse and anti-bias atmosphere.
  • • Supervise children, provide guidance to caregivers and follow proper safety procedures at all times.
  • • Attend at least one JCC Preschool staff meeting per session and incorporate learning into practice.
  • • Participate in recommended opportunities for professional growth.
  • • Communicate clearly, appropriately and in a timely manner with colleagues and the administrative staff.
  • • Maintain professional standards and conduct.
  • • Maintain confidentiality of school-related information.
  • • Perform other duties, as requested by supervisor

 

Before session:

  • • Before session begins, check room set up and wipe down tables and chairs with bleach and water solution
  • • Set up room with developmentally appropriate offerings for children ages 18 months-3 years
  • • Maintain an aesthetically pleasing environment by regularly checking the quality of equipment and materials
  • • Clean manipulatives and other toys regularly to maintain a clean, healthy environment

 

During session:

  • • Greet children and caregivers promptly at class scheduled start time (9:15 or 11 AM)
  • • Maintain attendance sheet
  • • Engage with caregivers to promote other programs, including the preschool, JCC swim classes, etc.
  • • Help participants make connections

 

After session:

  • • Tidy room, stack chairs on tabletops
  • • Check the quality of materials and equipment and report any damages/need for replacement to supervisor via email
  • • Place orders for food and materials well in advance by submitting list in writing to the ECE Administration
  • • Attend all scheduled meetings with supervisor

 

Qualifications:

Teachers hired as a Side by Side Teacher must have experience working with children and families in a group setting. ECE units preferred.

 

Salary & Benefits:

Side by Side Teachers are paid an hourly rate of $30 for a total of 2.5 hours per 1.5 hour session (includes time for class preparation and clean up). A separate hourly rate (determined by education and experience) will be paid for supervision meetings and any other pre-approved additional hours, including for professional development.

 

Please email a resume and cover letter to Rachel Weiss, JBaby Coordinator at RWeiss@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 at this time. The JCC is an equal-opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds. This is a non-profit organization.

Teacher

The Osher Marin JCC Preschool in San Rafael, CA

The JCC Preschool San Rafael is looking for teacher-qualified individuals with a strong work ethic and love for children.

Learn about the position.

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

 

Teaching positions are 30-35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

 

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 a comprehensive and generous benefits package and paid support for professional development in Early Childhood Education. Starting pay is $24.00 per hour for a teacher with 24 units.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • • Teacher or Associate Teacher classification depending on formal professional training as stated above
  • • Hourly rate: $21.17 – $25.35
  • • Health & dental insurance; retirement & life insurance; disability insurance; generous vacation & sick leave package; 125 plan; OMJCC family membership.

 

Apply:

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 at this time. The JCC is an equal opportunity employer and embraces people of all faiths and backgrounds. This is a non-profit organization.

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Swim Instructor

The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, CA

Learn about the position.

The Swim Instructor is responsible for providing consistent quality swim instruction in private and group swim lessons. We offer flexible hours, discounts on JCC programs/events and a friendly, warm environment!

 

No certification needed, we train!

 

Responsibilities:

  • • Provide quality swim instruction to children, teenagers, and adults in private and/or group swim lessons.
  • • Establish clear objectives and goals based on class description, modify instruction based on participant ability and maintain a supportive and positive classroom environment.
  • • Adhere to swim and pool safety standards. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of current Water Safety Instruction and Center rules and standards.
  • • Establish consistency of availability in the swim schedule. Provide Swim Instruction Manager with available teaching times and days subject to the needs of the Swim Instruction Department. Is punctual and prepared for all swim lessons. Is flexible regarding last-minute substitution in either private or group swim lessons.
  • • Effectively communicates with students, parents, Swim Instruction Manager and the Aquatic Programs Manager.
  • • Attend mandatory staff swim instructor meetings.
  • • May be asked to substitute for other swim instructors due to illness or schedule changes.
  • • Attend continuing education classes to keep certifications current. Attend classes or use facilities to increase swim instruction abilities and personal health.
  • • Support message and mission of Osher Marin JCC (OMJCC).
  • • Is courteous to OMJCC members, staff, and the public.
  • • Follow pool rules and directions from Lifeguard.
  • • Shifts up to 18 hours per week are available.

 

Positions Available:

  • • Part-time – Weekdays and Weekends

 

Compensation:

$16 – $30/hour, depending on experience level.

 

To apply please email Elissa Coleman, swimlessons@marinjcc.org

 

Employee Benefits

Whether you're a part-time or full-time employee, there are benefits to working at the JCC.

More than
20 hours

For employees working full-time or part-time with 20 hours or more, we offer comprehensive benefits and time-off programs that include:

Health Coverage—Medical, dental, and vision coverage. The JCC covers a portion of the premium cost and employees pay the remainder on a pre-tax basis. Choose from 4 medical plans through Kaiser Permanente, two dental plans through Delta Dental, and vision through VSP.

Flexible Spending Accounts—Employees can elect to save money on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket healthcare, dependent care and commuter expenses.

Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability—Paid entirely by the JCC.

Retirement/403b Plan—Administered through Newport Group. Employees save on a pre-tax basis for retirement and the JCC contributes a matching contribution. Union employees receive an additional contribution based on service.

Employee Assistance Plan—Paid by the JCC and this provides access to experienced professionals to address a variety of personal or work issues.

Generous Time Off—Paid vacation and sick time accrue from day one of employment; and paid national and religious holidays are also provided.

Health & Fitness Membership

Discounts on JCC programs and events

Fewer than
20 hours

Love the idea of working at the J but only have a few extra hours a week? No problem! We have a number of flexible positions that allow you to work when you are available.

For employees working part-time (less than 20 hours per week), seasonal staff, and substitutes, the benefits include:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Access to our state-of-the-art Health and Aquatics Center
  • Discounts on JCC programs and events

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