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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:

Fitness

Fitness Floor and/or Personal Trainers

Part-time with potential for full-time, must be availabile 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

 

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

 Camp Centerland Aquatics Director

June 25th - August 18th, can extend-Aug 25th.

Must be 21, min. of (i) one season of experience as a Camp Aquatics Director at a NY children's & or (ii) two seasons of experience consisting cumulatively of at least 12 weeks as a Camp lifeguard at a pool or bathing beach which had more than 1lifeguard supervising it at a time; or (iii) at least 18 weeks of previous experience as a lifeguard at a pool or bathing beach which had more than one lifeguard supervising. Current certification as a Progressive Swimming Instructor, successfully completed a course in lifeguard supervision and management, Supervision Level IIb certification, possess a current certificate in an acceptable (CPR) training program. Responsibilities include total development of camp swim program & the overall supervision of WSI’s, staff and campers. Will communicate with parents.

Camp Centerland, Getzville

Apply:www.CenterlandCampApp.tk or contact

Betsy Abramson, babramson@jccbuffalo.org

204-2078

 

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-Summer

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

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 breden@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

 

Summer Day Camp

 Camp Centerland Counselor

Season runs June 25th - August 18th, opportunity to extend until August 25th. 9:00am-4:30pm with option to add additional hours before and/or after camp. Counselors are in charge of a group of 10-12 campers.  Looking for individuals who have the ability to be a positive role model, a friend, and a guardian. You must be a High School Graduate, 18 or older, have had previous experience working with children, and be eligible to work in the United States.

Camp Centerland, Getzville

To apply:www.CenterlandCampApp.tk or contact

Betsy Abramson, babramson@jccbuffalo.org 204-2078

 

Camp Centerland Program Specialist

Season runs June 25th - August 18th, opportunity to extend until August 25th. 9:00am-4:30pm with option to add additional hours before and/or after camp.

Program Specialists work and instruct all campers at a specific area at camp. Must have the knowledge to lead and teach in their specific area. Advanced education, certification or experience instructing in the designated specialty is required. Current specialties include art, music, drama, sports, high and low ropes, ceramics, nature, archery, and Jewish cultural arts. Must be a High School Graduate, 18 or older, have previous experience working with children, and be eligible to work in the United States.

Camp Centerland, Getzville

To apply:www.CenterlandCampApp.tk or contact  Betsy Abramson, babramson@jccbuffalo.org 204-2078

 

 Camp Centerland Nurse

Season runs June 25th - August 18th, opportunity  to extend until August 25th. 9:00am-4:30pm with  option to add additional hours before and/or after camp.

Responsible for the health needs and care of all ill and injured campers, and all administrative duties relating to the medical needs. Should have previous experience working with children, and hold one of  the following certifications: EMT, RN, NP/PNP, PA, MD.

Camp Centerland, Getzville

To apply:www.CenterlandCampApp.tk or contact

Betsy Abramson, babramson@jccbuffalo.org 204-2078


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