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 Patti McGraw

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 Officer – Annual Fund

Position Description

Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Development Officer, Annual Fund is an exciting new fundraising position created to expand the Osher Marin JCC's Annual Fund donor and revenue base to best meet future needs. This position requires a high-level and creative Development professional experienced in developing and managing high-performing annual fund programs to support various donor identification, cultivation, acquisition/renewal, solicitation and stewardship efforts.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the Director of Development to strategize, develop and implement a comprehensive multi-year, annual giving fundraising plan
  • Prepares and/or oversees the preparation and publishing of all solicitation mailings to individuals, particularly among Century Circle donors. Key activities include pulling lists, testing/ segmenting lists, reviewing mail solicitation lists for accuracy and analyzing giving patterns for renewals and upgrades
  • Ensures accuracy of gift information, relationship assignments and other data in donor database on an ongoing basis
  • Works closely with membership and marketing departments to share data and key insights that will support growth in annual giving among key constituencies within the OMJCC membership
  • Works closely with Director of Development to coordinate staff and board fundraising activities through portfolios and assigned relationships
  • Develops and refines process for annual giving activity among major donors including tracking notes and actions in donor database
  • Conduct prospect and donor research, write profiles and briefings
  • Develops annual giving fundraising opportunities with Director of Development and OMJCC program staff
  • Plans and coordinates weekly and/or monthly donor review meetings with development team and volunteer board leaders, as appropriate
  • Produces monthly/ quarterly development fundraising reports and/or dashboards for the Director of Development, Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Assist in the development and management of department budget

Donor Cultivation and Stewardship

  • Ensure donor benefits are communicated and met through mailings and other marketing materials
  • Manage the donor recognition program for all areas of giving
  • Manage communications about restricted gifts from individuals with appropriate program staff
  • Write and/or edit stewardship letters, impact reports, and gift reports, as needed
  • Manage inquiries from donors with the Director of Development, and troubleshoot incoming gift issues by contacting donors when needed
  • Plan and execute donor cultivation and stewardship events with Director of Development and volunteer board leadership
  • Track annual and multi-year pledges and manage the pledge reminder protocol process for the annual giving program, including pledges associated with any campaign or special initiative efforts
  • Work closely with gift entry assistant to oversee accurate gift information is entered and acknowledgement process is adhered to
  • Plan and provide support as needed for other fundraising activities including cultivation and stewardship events, donor visits and tours
  • Stays up-to-date on best practices for database management, donor acknowledgements and donor recognition. 

Board and Leadership Support

  • Prepare donor and meeting prep materials for Director of Development and CEO
  • Assist in scheduling donor visits and tours and recruiting appropriate program staff and volunteer board leaders to assist
  • Provide administrative support, as needed, for Director of Development including scheduling, development team meeting preparation and prospect research

Other duties as assigned by the Director 


  • 3-5 years of experience in a non-profit, annual giving fundraising role
  • Believer in donor-centered philanthropy and team collaboration
  • Self-starter, educator and diplomat with the ability to adapt in a fast-moving environment with many passionate and involved stake holders
  • Strong operational vision for how procedures flow together to support everyone's best efforts, but can also execute well on the details and juggle with grace competing priorities
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the Marin and San Francisco Bay Area philanthropic community, a plus
  • Experience and knowledge of the utilization of information systems to support fundraising activities.
  • Possesses accurate, succinct and persuasive writing and editing skills
  • Commitment to quality work, high productivity, and attention to
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Strong customer service orientation and a passion to help
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and board
  • Technologically savvy in handling of administrative
  • Demonstrated ability to lead process implementation from inception to follow-through; comfort and skill "managing up"
  • Tact; ability to handle confidential and sensitive
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in Word, Excel, and Development (CRM) database programs.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and speaking skills, coupled with a great sense of humor (required)
  • Bachelor's degree (required)
  • Valid California driver's license (required)

Salary & Benefits:

  • Commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Allowance toward health & dental insurance; paid life insurance; access to employee contributed 403(b) retirement plan, 125 plans, 22 vacation days; 13 sick days per year; up to 15 National & Jewish holidays per year; up to 5 emergency leave days per year; JCC full facility family membership; discounts on JCC programs & events.

    To apply please email resume and cover letter to Masha Shifs at MShifs@MarinJCC.org


Weekend Housekeeper for Women’s Locker Rooms

The Weekend Housekeeper position for Women’s Locker Rooms is a part-time position within the Facilities Department.  Reporting to the Facilities Director, the Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining the Health & Fitness Center, lobby restrooms and other areas to create a spotless club environment.      

The position hours are Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM. 

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  • Maintain women’s locker rooms, changing rooms, and restrooms, fitness center, pool patio, and other assigned Health and Fitness areas
  • Collect, wash and folds towels throughout the daily shift
  • Restock all bath and body products (toilet tissue, paper towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, etc.) periodically throughout shift
  • Close and rinse down steam room at 2:00 PM on both Saturday and Sunday and reopen steam room at 2:15 PM
  • Maintain towel supplies at distribution points around Health and Fitness
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous housekeeping experience
  • Familiarity with industrial laundry equipment
  • Dependable and punctual

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Full facility, single JCC membership!

Health & Fitness

Aquatics Sales Coordinator

The Sales & Scheduling Coordinator works as a team with other Aquatics and Health & Fitness staff to help achieve and exceed swim lesson acquisition objectives and grow the aquatics swim lesson program.

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The right candidate must possess ability to interact with people of all backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles in a high volume, very busy aquatics and fitness center. Work week is 30 hours week (an additional 8 hours week optional if wanting to teach swim lessons). Position may requires weekend and evening shifts.

Swim Lesson Sales & Scheduling

  • Responsible for achieving personal group and private swim lesson sales plan including monthly, quarterly and annual goals
  • Utilizing JCC database application, coordinate and schedule all group and private swim lessons.
  • Oversee customer relations and registration process related to program needs.
  • Maintain client records per JCC guidelines.
  • Coordinate and update swim instructor schedules, including finding substitute instructors when needed.
  • Create daily, weekly and monthly schedules for all private and group swim lessons.
  • Process payments, credit cards and refunds for all appoints in a timely, organized, clear manner.
  • Over sees swim lesson check-in and assist swim instructor staff as needed on the pool deck.
  • Maintain a sense of cooperation and teamwork within the department and among other departments
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Manager.
  • Responsible for coding all aquatic programs in our software system, processing sales reports and other data management needs as assigned.

Swim Lesson Services

  • Respond to member and guest inquiries, concerns and suggestions in a timely (24-48-hour time) professional and consistent manner
  • Consistently offer the highest level of personalized service while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic and helpful attitude
  • Thorough knowledge of all Aquatics programs and offerings
  • Must enjoy working with a team in a consistently busy, open, and shared office space.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Aptitude for telephone reception duties; neat, organized and accurate clerical work; and retail sales.
  • Prior successful track record in selling services, preferably in the Fitness or Hospitality industries. Prior experience with guest and member services preferred.
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and familiarity with various customer or sales database applications.
  • The ability to multitask in a fast pace, loud environment
  • Extremely personable, professional, and hard-working with exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional people skills and positive attitude. 
Salary & Benefits
  • Professional 1 union classification
  • Health & Dental insurance; life, disability & retirement plans

Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts 

Hourly Event Staff Member

Position Description  

The Hourly Event Staff Member is a part-time position reporting to the Operations Manager of the Osher Marin JCC. This position plays a key role in the setup/breakdown of both venue rental, performing arts, and internal events. This individual is also responsible for helping to ensure our center is kept clean for the duration of events. This position offers flexible shifts and is perfect for those with fulltime careers, in transition, college students, or individuals looking for supplemental income.

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Event Staff:

Overview: Complete both setups and breakdowns in a timely manner, and ensure the facility’s cleanliness is maintained during venue rental, performing arts, and other internal OMJCC events.

  • Ensure event setups and breakdowns are done accurately (per schematics) and in a timely manner.
  • Accurately ring up sales, make change, and balance the drawer for concession sales at internal events.
  • During events, see that trash cans are emptied and bathrooms are refreshed.
  • Perform light-tech as needed and troubleshoot tech equipment for internal/venue rental programming (i.e. running PowerPoint presentations, hooking up blue-ray players, and more).
  • Perform excellent customer service to clients at all time.

Other Duties:


  • Ability to work primarily weekend and night shifts.
  • Ability to respond to shift requests in a timely manner.
  • Ability to occasionally work shifts with little notice.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as the ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and creative problem solver.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Class C Driver’s license with no more than 1 point on record.
  • Demonstrated dedication to the Marin JCC’s future success.


  • Salary; starting at $14 per hour.
  • Complimentary day-passes to our facility for every shift worked.

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

Early Childhood Education (ECE)  

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.

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We have a job opening for the 2019-20 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
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume tlai@marinjcc.org.

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.

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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.