Job and Career Opportunities with #TeamJ

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. Resumes for immediate consideration or questions can be directed to .

Aquatics

Lifeguard – URGENT NEED

Benderson Family Building and Holland Family Building 

The JCC Lifeguard team is responsible for providing a safe and inclusive aquatic environment for Members and Guests of all ages, backgrounds and swim levels. These team members are expected to meet the JCC and American Red Cross standards for safety and professionalism at all times. The JCC has multiple aquatics facility’s, Holland Family Building in Downtown Buffalo and Benderson Family Building in Getzville (by UB North), lifeguards may be required to work at both facility’s including our seasonal outdoor aquatics complex located at the Benderson Family Building. 

Requirements:
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification

Daily Responsibility’s Include:

  • Patron surveillance and monitoring. 
  • Maintaining a safe environment.
  • Projecting a positive image and energy.
  • First Aid and Emergency response and preparation.
  • Teamwork and communication with Head Guards and Lifeguard team.
  • Cleaning and sanitation of aquatic facility’s and equipment. 
  • Chemical testing and daily documentation.

Lifeguard Instructor – L.G.I.

The JCC L.G.I. team is responsible for providing safe, effective and high quality aquatic and safety training for members, guests and staff of all qualifying ages, backgrounds and experience levels. These team members are expected to meet the JCC and American Red Cross standards for training, safety and professionalism at all times. The JCC has multiple aquatics facility’s, Holland Family Building in Downtown Buffalo and Benderson Family Building in Getzville (by UB North), L.G.I. team members may be required to work at both facility’s. 

Requirements:
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification (L.G.I.)
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification

Executive Team

Advancement Director

Benderson Family Building and Holland Family Building

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Advancement Director will contribute to the vision, mission, and values of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo by providing leadership, development, direction, and oversight to the Advancement Department of the JCC with standards of excellence.The Advancement Director will develop and direct the JCC’s portfolio of community-based financial resource development including fundraising, grant development, donor development, and related partnerships, with an emphasis on cultivating a culture of philanthropy.  

Ideal candidate is a highly organized, professional, passionate innovator and people person who embraces our organizational objectives, and naturally develops relationships.Minimum bachelor degree, and experience managing people.Must have a vision for what is possible, and be able to build a team. 

Camp Centerland

Junior Counselors, Camp Counselors

Camp Centerland

All counselors are responsible for being positive role models for campers, establishing a relationship with each camper and working towards the goal of group cohesiveness. In addition, counselors must have an understanding and willingness to abide by the camp’s philosophy, mission and objectives. 

Junior counselors must be at least 16 years old;  Camp counselors must be at least 18 years old 

Schedule: Monday-Friday from 8:45-5:00 PM

Specialist

Camp Centerland
This position requires the development and implementation of an age-appropriate curriculum for instruction of all aspects of the program specialty area assigned for all campers. Specialties may include Archery, Sports, Dance, Manut (art), Meddah (science), Ropes, Shirah (music), or Teva (nature) 

Membership

Member Services Associate

Benderson Family Building 

Part time position available at our Member Services Desk. Primary position will be at Benderson Family Building; however, the ability to work at both locations (second location in Buffalo) would be preferable. Ideal applicant would be able to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and some holidays. 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
  • checking members in
  • processing memberships
  • other Member Services Desk responsibilities.

Member Services Associate

Holland Family Building 

Part time position available at our Member Services Desk. Primary position will be at Holland Family Building; however, the ability to work at both locations (second location in Getzville) would be preferable. Ideal applicant would be able to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and some holidays. 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
  • checking members in
  • processing memberships
  • other Member Services Desk responsibilities.
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