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Benderson Family Building

Benderson Family Building
716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
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Tue, Aug 11th

Benderson Family Building

Holland Family Building
716-886-3145
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
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Tue, Aug 11th

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Benderson Family Building716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest RoadAmherst,NY14068
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Amherst Hours: Tue, Aug 11th Get Directions
Holland Family Building716-886-3145
787 Delaware AvenueBuffalo,NY14209
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Buffalo Hours: Tue, Aug 11th
Closed for Virtual Classes Only
8:00 am - 7:45 pm
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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. Feel free to fill out this Employee Application, download and bring in, email or snail mail.

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, Amherst
Contact: Todd Schifferle tschifferle@jccbuffalo.org

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

Certified SilverSneakers Instructor

Hours vary
Salary: dependent on experience

Benderson Family Building, Amherst
Contact: Kathy D’Ostroph kdostroph@jccbuffalo.org

Certified LES MILLS BODYCOMBAT INSTRUCTOR

Hours vary
Salary: dependent on experience

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Kathy D’ostroph  kdostroph@jccbuffalo.org

Certified LES MILLS Bodypump INSTRUCTOR

Hours vary
Salary: dependent on experience

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Kathy D’ostroph  kdostroph@jccbuffalo.org

Benderson Family Building, Amherst
Contact: Hollis Habermehl hhabermehl@jccbuffalo.org

Certified LES MILLS BODYATTACK INSTRUCTOR

Hours vary
Salary: dependent on experience

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Kathy D’ostroph  kdostroph@jccbuffalo.org

Certified Cycling Instructor

Hours vary
Salary: dependent on experience

Benderson Family Building, Amherst
Contact: Hollis Habermehl hhabermehl@jccbuffalo.org

Aquatics

The JCC offers American Red Cross certification courses necessary for jobs in aquatics. For information on upcoming classes, please contact: Nate Cox (Benderson) or Amanda Reed (Holland)

Lifeguard

Part-Time Position, plus, many opportunities for additional shifts and advanced trainings to build your Professional Rescuers Portfolio.
Must have valid American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification w/CPR AED & First Aid. JCC Lifeguards are expected to be strong, willing team members, who are attentive and prepared to handle emergencies with the highest degree of professionalism.

Interested in being a JCC Lifeguard? Ask about our ‘Training for JCC Employment” training program to receive discounted rates on your certification courses.

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

Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

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: Amanda Reed at (716) 886-3172 x411, areed@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 BarbaraReden@jccbuffalo.org, 886-3172 X408 or Mira Levitan mlevitan@jccbuffalo.org 886-3172 X460

Kid’s Place After School Counselor

2:30-5:30, M-F (part time)
Supervise children in grades K-6th, as well as escorting them to classes, follow weekly schedules, assist in daily activities and projects, and meet/greet parents. Candidates must have a minimum of one year experience with children. Must be able to provide up to date Physical & Tuberculosis Test and clear fingerprint check, police background check and JCC background screening.

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Christine Dusher, 886-3172 x420, cdusher@jccbuffalo.org or apply online

Kid’s Place After School Counselor

2:30-5:30, M-F (part time)
Supervise children in grades K-6th, as well as escorting them to classes, follow weekly schedules, assist in daily activities and projects, and meet/greet parents. Candidates must have a minimum of one year experience with children. Must be able to provide up to date Physical & Tuberculosis Test and clear fingerprint check, police background check and JCC background screening.

Benderson Family Building, Amherst
Contact: Nicholas Utz, 688-4114 x303, nickutz@jccbuffalo.org or apply online

Kid’s Place After Lead Teacher (Phys Ed)

2:30-6:00, M-F (part time)
Supervise children in grades K-6th, as well as escorting them to classes, follow weekly schedules, assist in daily activities and projects, and meet/greet parents. Candidates must have a minimum of one year experience with children. Must be able to provide up to date Physical & Tuberculosis Test and clear fingerprint check, police background check and JCC background screening.

Holland Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Christine Dusher, 886-3172 x420, cdusher@jccbuffalo.org or apply online

Inclusion Counselor

2:00-6:00 pm, M-F (Individual work hours will vary and is based on the attendance of the Open Door participant.)
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 have prior experience with children. Must be able to provide up to date Physical & Tuberculosis Test and clear fingerprint check, police background check and JCC background screening.

Benderson Family Building, Buffalo
Contact: Nicholas Utz, 688-4114 x303, nickutz@jccbuffalo.org or apply online

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