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Job and Career Opportunities at the JCC of Greater Buffalo

Thank you for your interest in working for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo.  We consider it a privilege to be part of a group of dedicated, caring and skilled individuals that includes approximately 300 people of diverse religious backgrounds, ethnic groups and nationalities.  The services you will help to provide will affect the lives of thousands of our members from every walk of life.  While all jobs pay salaries, a career or even seasonal employment at the JCC will pay you dividends in the form of satisfaction from good deeds accomplished.  All employees receive a courtesy membership for themselves and a discounted rate for family members.

A primary function of this and every other job at the “J” is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor leave the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived.

The JCC is an equal opportunity employer. Feel free to fill out this Employee Application, download and bring in, email or snail mail.

Current openings include:

 

NEW!

Fitness Floor Professional/Personal Trainer 

Hours:  Part-time positions  with potential to work full-time, must have availability evenings and weekends

Salary:  Compensation based on experience and credentials.

Qualifications/Responsibilities:  certified Personal Trainer with current CPR/AED, are outgoing, customer service oriented, friendly, and love to work with people.

Location: Benderson Family Building

Contact: Sam Seiler at sseiler@jccbuffalo.org

 

NEW!

Member Services Associate

Hours: Part time - early morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours
Salary: Based on experience
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Candidate must be customer service-oriented, professional, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Applicant needs to be flexible, adaptable and comfortable with the latest technology.  The ideal candidate will be a problem solver and have an upbeat personality.

Duties include: answering phones; excellent client communication; accuracy and attention to detail; professional appearance and demeanor; compassionate; mature and strong work ethic. Previous reception and/or customer service experience required. Bank Teller experience is an added bonus.
Location: Benderson Family Building
Contact: Sharon Kostiner at sharonkostiner@jccbuffalo.org

Cycling Instructors

Hours: Part time position (open availability including holidays and weekends)
Salary: Dependent on fitness background, degree, and certifications.
Location: Benderson Family Building and Holland Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070, annvorburger@jccbuffalo.org

Babysitter

Hours: Monday -Friday 9:00 am-1:00pm, Tuesdays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm/Sundays 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Salary: Based on experience.
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Infant/child CPR (will train). Working at the JCC gets you free membership to WNY’s Premier Fitness Center.
Location: Benderson Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070

 

Challenge Course Facilitator

hours: variable and dependent upon the needs of visiting groups. We offer rentals 7 days a week during daylight hours.
Salary: Competitive hourly rate dependent on experience, training, and demonstration of skills.
Location: Benderson Family Building at Camp Centerland
Qualifications/Responsibilities: facilitating team building & low ropes, ziplining, climbing walls, a static high ropes course, and more. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a fantastic attitude, be safety conscious, and have a desire to learn. Prior experience with team building and processing is a huge plus.
Contact:email Jason Palevsky (jpalevsky@jccbuffalo.org) with a resume and cover letter.

Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Hours: Part time position (open availability including holidays and weekends)
Salary: Based on experience.
Qualifications/Responsibilities:  Current American Red Cross Lifeguard First Aid CPR AED certification required. Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is a plus.

Location: Holland Family Building.  
Contact: Eric Poniatowski at (716) 886-3172 x 411, eponiatowski@jccbuffalo.org

Location: Benderson Family Building
Contact:  (716) 688-4114 x 370

After School Inclusion Counselor

Hours: The program hours are between 2:00-6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Individual work hours will vary and is based on the attendance of the Open Door participant. Positions will begin immediately and run the length of the school year.
Salary: Competitive hourly rate dependent on experience.
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Counselor Aides are responsible for monitoring the inclusiveness of the program, working 1:1 with children when needed, escorting children to classes, finding ways to adapt activities to meet the needs of the child with special needs, follow weekly schedules, meeting/greeting parents, as well as assist the Head Counselor in implementing activities and supervision of the rest of the children in the program.
- Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
- Candidates must have prior experience working with children with a variety of special needs.
- Successful applicants must be able to supply employer with an up to date Physical and Tuberculosis Test.
- Successful applicants must be able to clear a fingerprint check, police background check, and JCC background screening.
Location: Benderson Building (Getzville)
Contact: To apply, please fill out our online application at https://JCCBUFFALO.formstack.com/forms/employment_application. Check "Benderson Family Building - Getzville" for location and "After School/Children's Special Needs Staff" as the position being applied for.

Student Volunteer

Hours: Flexible
Salary: Unpaid
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Students studying Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy are welcome to volunteer at the pool. Students may complete service hours assisting participants in water aerobics and Au-Some Swimmers, our learn to swim program for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
Location: Holland Family Building.
Contact: Eric Poniatowski at (716) 886-3172 x 411, eponiatowski@jccbuffalo.org

Program Leader

Hours: Part time / school year round between the hours of  2:00 pm-6:00 pm / Monday-Friday
Salary: Determined by education and experience. Benefits include reduced childcare and camp for your children and free membership to our state of the art gym.
Qualifications/Responsibilities: The Program Leader is responsible for helping to lead and manage the afterschool program. This includes direct supervision of program staff and the children, leading and managing the day-to-day activities of the participants, managing daily/weekly schedules, and daily communication with parents and families, as well as assisting the head counselors in implementing activities and all other supervision of the children in the program. Must have at least 1 year prior experience working in an afterschool setting, with knowledge of NYS SACC Regulations preferred as well as be able to supply employer with an up to date Physical and Tuberculosis Test. Must be able to clear a fingerprint check, police background check, and JCC background screening. Previous experience supervising staff is required.
Location: Holland Family Building
Apply: online at https://jccbuffalo.formstack.com/forms/employment_application

Les Mills RPM/Body Attack/Body Pump Instructors

Hours: Part time (open availability including holidays & weekends)
Salary: Dependent on fitness background, degree, and certifications.
Location: Holland Family Building & Benderson Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070, annvorburger@jccbuffalo.org

Infant Teacher

Hours: Part time / year round between the hours of  7:30 am-6:00 pm / Monday-Friday
Salary: Determined by education and experience. Benefits include reduced childcare and camp for your children and free membership to our state of the art gym.
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Must have 1 year experience working with infants and toddlers. Looking for a caring, nurturing, and enthusiastic infant/toddler teacher to begin working immediately at our NAEYC accredited Early Childhood Program. Must have solid work ethic and a love of children.
Location: Holland Family Building

Contact:  Barbara Stone-Reden (716) 886-3172 x 408

Location: Benderson Family Building

Contact:  Stephanie Katzman at (716) 204-2082

SilverSneakers Instructors

Hours: Part time position (open availability including holidays and weekends)
Salary: Dependent on fitness background, degree, and certifications.
Location: Benderson Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070, annvorburger@jccbuffalo.org

Babysitter

Hours: Monday-Thursdays 9:00am-1:00pm
Salary: Based on experience.
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Infant/child CPR (will train). Working at the JCC gets you free membership to WNY’s Premier Fitness Center.
Location: Holland Family Building
Contact: Bob Lajeunesse at (716) 886-3172 x 402, bobl@jccbuffalo.org

Mat Pilates Instructor

Hours: Part time position (open availability including holidays and weekends)
Salary: Dependent on fitness background, degree, and certifications.
Location: Benderson Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070, annvorburger@jccbuffalo.org

Yoga Instructor

Hours: Part time position (open availability including holidays and weekends)
Salary: Dependent on fitness background, degree, and certifications.
Location: JCC Benderson Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070, annvorburger@jccbuffalo.org

Les Mills CXWorx instructor

Hours: Part time position (open availability including holidays and weekends)
Salary: Dependent on fitness background, degree, and certifications.
Location: JCC Benderson Family Building
Contact: Ann Vorburger at (716) 204-2070, annvorburger@jccbuffalo.org

Afterschool Counselor

Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Salary: $8.75-$9.50/hr based on experience.
Qualifications/Responsibilities: Must be at least 17 years of age and have prior experience working with children. Must be able to supply employer with an up to date Physical and Tuberculosis Test. Must be able to clear a fingerprint check, police background check, and JCC background screening. Counselors are responsible for supervising school age children. This includes escorting children to classes, following weekly schedules, and meeting/greeting parents, as well as assisting the head counselor in implementing activities.
Location: Holland Family Building
Contact: Christine Dusher at cdusher@jccbuffalo.org
Location: Benderson Family Building
Contact: Christine Dusher at cdusher@jccbuffalo.org

 The JCC is an equal opportunity employer. Feel free to fill out this Employee Application, download and bring in, email or snail mail.

 

 


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