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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:

Summer Day Camp

Day Camp Director

Full time
Responsibilities and Qualifications: administration and management of camp including the development of programs and activities furthering Jewish identity through the integration of Jewish Values/life/culture into camping programs. Successful candidate will serve as a member of the JCC’s Program Staff team, responsible for the strategic direction of the day camp, the development of summer weekend and off-season programming and rentals and the Camp Alumni Association. Director is expected to serve as a catalyst, motivator and innovator of programs and services that will cultivate relationships with community and families at Camp Centerland; while providing the highest quality day camping programs and services in accordance with national standards.* Master’s Degree in an area of recreation or human services or related field is preferred with a minimum of 3 years in depth experience and background in Day camping.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Send resume and letter of intent to Patricia Simonson, Associate Executive Director at pattysimonson@jccbuffalo.org

 

Fitness

Fitness Floor and/or Personal Trainers

Part-time with potential for full-time, must be available evenings, weekends, and early mornings and a certified Personal Trainer with current CPR/AED, outgoing, customer service oriented and friendly.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Sam Seiler sseiler@jccbuffalo.org

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact:Bob Lajeunesse bobl@jccbuffalo.org

 

Challenge Course Facilitator/Instructor - Rentals

Hours varies as needed
Run activities for rentals. Expected to be  helpful & friendly. Duties vary based on training and include (but are not limited to): Belaying the climbing wall, run the zip-line & high ropes course, planning/executing teambuilding and games, having fun with our guests!

Irving M Shuman Campgrounds, Getzville
Contact:Jason Palevsky with a cover letter, 688-4114 x313 jpalevsky@jccbuffalo.org

 

Aquatics

Lifeguard

Part-Time plus extra shifts if desired.
Must have valid American Red Cross Deep Water Lifeguarding Certification w/CPR AED & First Aid, be alert, prepared to handle emergencies and a high degree of professionalism.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Nate Cox at 204-2085 ncox@jccbuffalo.org

 

Water Safety Instructors – W.S.I.

Hours based on # of classes and participants
Must Have Valid American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications. Responsible for training clients.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact:Nate Cox 204-2085 ncox@jccbuffalo.org

 

Lifeguard Instructor - L.G.I.

Hours based on # of classes and participants
Must Have Valid American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification w/CPR, AED & Lifeguard Instructor, first Aid with 3 years experience. Responsible for training others in ARC classes.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact:Nate Cox @ 204-2085 ncox@jccbuffalo.org

 

Part Time Lifeguard & Swim Instructor-Fall

Part time (open-including holidays & weekends)
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard First Aid CPR/AED certification required. ARC Water Safety Instructor certification is a plus.

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
contact:Eric P at (716) 886-3172 x411, eponiatowski@jccbuffalo.org

 

Full Time Lifeguard & Swim Instructor-Year Round

40 hours per week/Mon-Fri 5:15am–1:45pm
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard First Aid CPR/AED certification required. ARC Water Safety Instructor certification is a plus.

Holland Family Building, Buffalo  
contact:Eric P at (716) 886-3172 x411, eponiatowski@jccbuffalo.org

 

Children

Lead Early Childhood Teacher

30 – 40 hours, Mon– Fri, 7:30am – 6:00pm – Part Time or Full Time available
Have a passion for working with preschoolers? Are you organized, creative, nurturing and love working in a team? Must have an Associate’s degree, preferably in Early Childhood or a CDA and 1 or more years of work with children 3 years of age.  Benefits include free membership to our state of the art gym and discounts for your children’s programming.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Barbara Stone Reden at BarbaraReden@jccbuffalo.org, 886-3172 X408

 

Assistant Teacher, Early Childhood Center

30 – 40 hours, Mon– Fri, 7:30am – 6:00pm
Have a passion for working with infants & toddlers? Are you organized, creative, nurturing and love working in a team? Must have an Associate degree, preferably in Early Childhood or a CDA and 1 or more years of work with children under 3.

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Barbara Stone Reden at BarbaraReden@jccbuffalo.org, 886-3172 X408 or Mira Levitan mlevitan@jccbuffalo.org 886-3172 X460

 

Kid’s Place After School Lead Teacher

part time 2:00 - 6:00pm Monday - Friday
Supervises children as well as staff. Makes sure mandated ratios are observed, children are supervised to/from classes, follow prepared schedules, create daily projects and meets/greets parents for proper release of participants. Minumum 2 years working with children and high school diploma required. Must supply up to date Physical & Tuberculosis Test and clear fingerprint & police background check and JCC background screening.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Shea Akers 688-4114 x303
Apply: https://jccbuffalo.formstack.com/forms/employment_application

 

Kid’s Place After School Counselor

part time
Supervise children as well as escorting them to classes, follow weekly schedules, assist in projects, and meet/greet parents. One year experience with children, high school diploma.  Must supply up to date Physical & Tuberculosis Test and clear fingerprint check, police background check and JCC background screening.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Shea Akers 688-4114 x303

 

Kid’s Place Inclusion Counselor

Inclusion Counselors help integrate special needs children into our program through the Open Door program.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Shea Akers 688-4114 x303

 

Babysitter

part time
Care for children 3 months through 5 years while care takers participate in JCC programs.

Benderson Family Building, Getzville
Contact: Ann Vorburger (716) 204-2070

 

Member Services

Member Services Associate

Part time, various shifts
Primary position will be at the Getzville location; however, the ability to work at both locations is preferable. 
Must be customer service-oriented, professional, possess excellent communication and organizational skills. 
Previous reception and/or customer service experience required. Bank Teller experience is an added bonus.
 

Contact: Sharon Kostiner at SharonKostiner@jccbuffalo.org


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