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Squirrel Hill

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The Clubhouse afterschool program provides care for children grades K-5 through fun and engaging activities and homework support after a day at school. Our program is focused on ensuring the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of children by providing meaningful opportunities to engage with peers and choose activities based on their own interest. Activities include, but are not limited to, sports, STEM, arts and crafts, science, cooking, woodworking and more. We are seeking highly motivated, caring, creative individuals who can build a relationship with each child and respond to their individual needs while providing continuous supervision and fun.

Desired Qualifications

• Must be 18 years or older

• Ability to accept guidance and supervision

• Compassionate and understanding to the needs of the children

• Have a positive attitude and a willing to learn/improve

• Experience working with children a plus

Responsible to: Clubhouse Afterschool Program Director

Specific Responsibilities:

• Lead and participate in daily club and homeroom activities for children grades K-5

• Provide homework support to children as needed

• Escort children from nearby schools and bus stops to the JCC each afternoon

• Complete daily operating procedures such as snack and supply distribution, room set up/clean up, and taking attendance

• Ensure that each child under your care is accounted for and are monitored

• Demonstrate respect to all children, families, and staff members

• Create an environment where all participants feel emotionally supported, safe, engaged, and are given the opportunity to participate the daily activities

• Manage undesirable behavior professionally and safely

• Report on a regular basis to the Clubhouse Director regarding issues of need and/or concern.

• Adhere to regulations to ensure compliance with PA Department of Human Services Licensed Childcare Program guidelines.

• Ensure proper sign in/sign out procedures are followed.

• Be available for Pre-Clubhouse Orientation and Monthly Staff Meetings

Physical Qualifications While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part time Customer Service Representative for the Front Desk Department at its Squirrel Hill facility. Flexible schedule is a must including morning, evening and weekend hours. Build your customer service portfolio while maintaining your physical health and wellness (with a membership) by joining the customer service team at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh. This position is responsible for point-of-sales transactions, and customer service.

Must be able to obtain or possess Act 33/34, FBI certifications and Mandated Reporter Training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

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The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh Early Childhood Development Center seeks motivated and enthusiastic professionals for immediate openings as Lead Educators in Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms at our Squirrel Hill location.

Should have knowledge of the Pennsylvania STARS program. Should have knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and constructivist social learning theory or a willingness to learn!

Associate or bachelor degree in Early Childhood with 30 EC credits. Non-related bachelor may apply, however must either be enrolled in an accredited EC program or have the willingness to earn a minimum of an associates in EC.

A free health membership is included.

This position is Monday through Friday and requires a flexible schedule.

All candidates must possess or obtain FBI, Act 33/34 clearances. Equal Opportunity Employer

To learn more about joining our early learning family, please connect with Liza Baron ([email protected] or 412-697-3530). Interested applicants should have a desire to grow as a professional educator in a supportive environment; associate or four year degree in a related field, and a minimum of two years’ experience in a classroom is preferred.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

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The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh Early Childhood Development Center seeks motivated and enthusiastic professionals for immediate openings as Assistant Educators in Toddler and Preschool classrooms at our Squirrel Hill location.

Should have knowledge of the Pennsylvania STARS program.  Should have knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and constructivist social learning theory or a willingness to learn!

A free health membership is included.

This position is Monday through Friday and requires a flexible schedule.

All candidates must possess or obtain FBI and Act 33/34 clearances.   Equal Opportunity Employer

To learn more about joining our early learning family, please connect with Liza Baron ([email protected] or 412-697-3530). Interested applicants should have a desire to grow as a professional educator in a supportive environment; a minimum of a high school diploma and two years’ experience in a classroom is required.  An associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood or a related field is preferred. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

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The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has openings for part-time lifeguards at our Squirrel Hill location.

Benefits include a free health membership.

Must be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aide & CPR, and WSI (or equivalent).

Act 33/34, FBI clearances and mandated reporter training are required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Silver Sneakers Instructor. A free health membership is included. This is a part-time position which requires a flexible schedule.

This position will be responsible for teaching Silver Sneakers fitness classes. Also responsible for providing assistance and guidance to members as it relates to their health and wellness fitness needs. Responsible for scheduling Silver Sneakers fitness orientation.

Silver Sneakers Certification necessary or Zumba certification plus at least one-year experience teaching classes in the fitness and wellness field.

Must possess Act 33/34 and FBI Clearance, Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification, and Certification with the American College of Sports Medicine, or the American Council on Exercise, or equivalent, required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is currently looking for part-time experienced certified Personal Trainers. This is a great opportunity which includes a free health membership. Must be self-motivated and sales driven to build new clientele. A flexible schedule is required.

Responsible for providing personal training experiences for members and assisting with the overall function of the fitness department including positive customer service, safety of the members using the equipment and enforcing the general rules of the exercise areas.

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field with at least one-year experience working in the fitness and wellness field.

Must possess First Aid/CPR Certification, and Certification with the American College of Sports Medicine, The American Council on Exercise, National Academy of Sports Medicine or National Strength & Conditioning Association or equivalent, required.

Must be able to obtain or possess Act 33/34, FBI certifications and Mandated Reporter Training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking part-time Security Officers to compliment the agency’s security protocols at the Squirrel Hill facility. The security officer would conduct security rounds and monitor security cameras. The position will also be responsible for monitoring fire & burglar systems, and safeguarding staff.

Candidates must possess a security background, with a minimum of 3-5 year’s experience/or comparable education. Experience using Microsoft Office a plus.

Must be available to work various shifts; 25-29 hours per week.

A free health membership is included.

All candidates must possess or obtain FBI and Act 33/34 clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has an opening for a part-time Aqua Aerobics Instructor at our Squirrel Hill location. We offer a free health membership. Candidate must have a current Water Fitness Instructor and/or equivalent. Current Standard First Aid, CPR and AED certification a plus.

The Aqua Aerobics Instructor provides a safe class, with proper technique, form and safety as the focus at all times; and provides guidance and support to members in their pursuit of health and well-being.

Must also possess or be able to obtain Mandated Reporter Training, FBI, and Act 33/34 clearances.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Carla Likar

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

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The Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill has an opening for a massage therapist. Daytime, evening and weekend hours available. This position is responsible for providing massages to our members. Includes free fitness membership.

Must be PA licensed and be able to obtain mandated reporter training, Act 33/34 clearances and FBI Clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax 412-521-7044

OR

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The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Fitness Concierge. Build your customer service portfolio while maintaining your physical health and wellness (with a membership). Flexible schedule is a must including evening and weekend hours.

  • Provide quality customer service to our members: welcome all to the Fitness Center, provide encouragement/assistance in achieving fitness goals, answer questions, take messages, assist with emergencies, provide members with information as needed, perform adjustments to TVs and viewing screens, and educate members about policies/procedures.
  • Aid, assist and schedule members with Recovery Room equipment and MindBody Software. Training will be provided.
  • Be familiar with programs and equipment available at the JCC; share this knowledge with customers.
  • Promptly open or close Fitness Center in accordance with established procedure.
  • Attend staff and departmental meetings as required.
  • Must be knowledgeable about all safety and emergency procedures for the equipment and for the JCC. Ensure member safety while on duty.
  • Learn, follow, and enforce all JCC rules, policies and procedures.

Must be able to learn and use computer software; pleasant and professional demeanor, excellent verbal communications skills are required. Prior customer service, administrative and fitness experience preferred.

Must possess or be able to obtain mandated reporter training, FBI and Act 33/34 Clearances.

Physical Qualifications: While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

South Hills

If you have questions about any of the positions we have available or how to apply, please email [email protected].

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinates initiatives related to service delivery that enables senior adults to remain in their own homes or in a least restrictive community-based setting, for as long as possible. This is accomplished through program services and activities in keeping with the AgeWell Pittsburgh collaboration with a focus on piloting an independent Satellite Senior Center Program that follows established protocols reflected within the Department of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging, Senior Center compliance/scope of services.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages and ensures adherence to established senior center satellite operations that follow Department of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging standards for Senior Center operations.
  • Works collaboratively with AgeWell Pittsburgh partners to ensure that senior adults in our community are served within the highest standards and in keeping with best practices.
  • Works closely with Division Director in the establishment and monitoring of program budget, in keeping with program grant funding guidelines.
  • Registers participants for Allegheny County Senior Center program.
  • Coordinates the following programs and services: Information & Assistance, Kosher Congregate Meals to go, Volunteer Opportunities, Outreach.
  • Oversees programming in the following areas: Health and Wellness, Fitness, Arts and Humanities, Life Skills & Education, Recreation, and Evidence Based Programs.
  • Works closely with the Squirrel Hill Accredited Senior Center Focal point to coordinate service delivery and programming.
  • Ensures that client data is entered into AgeWell Pittsburgh proprietary software in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Conducts and oversees PFMI™ Screenings on clients in keeping with established policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with congregate meal vendor to ensure smooth operation of the congregate meal to go program.
  • Attends service provider meetings for AgeWell Pittsburgh, as scheduled.
  • Provides training and development opportunities for staff; ensures cross training of key tasks and responsibilities.
  • Works closely with agency managers to develop intergenerational opportunities and other collaborative programs and/or initiatives.
  • Supervises personnel in keeping with agency standards and expectations; adheres to performance management guidelines.
  • Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Ability to travel between Branch and Main location, as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to details.
  • Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required.

(These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in human services, Social Work, Gerontology, or related field, Licensed Social Worker (LSW) preferred, with at least two years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Occasionally he/she is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. During the summer months the employee is frequently outdoors in a nature type setting.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township is seeking part-time lifeguards.

All applicants are required a minimum of 1-3 years swim instructor experience. Applicants must have up-to-date American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, & CPR/AED certifications. Water Safety Instructor Certification (WSI) is preferred.

A free health membership is offered upon hire.

All candidates must possess or obtain Act 33/34, FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s South Hills Branch located in Scott Township has part-time and full-time openings in the Early Childhood Department for Assistant Educators working with our infant, tot, toddler, preschool, and pre-kindergarten classrooms.

These positions are available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm with flexible options for part-time employees.

All candidates must possess FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and PA Mandated Reporter Training.

Free onsite parking and a free health membership is included.

To learn more about joining our early learning family, please connect with Gina Crough ([email protected] or 412-278-1786). Interested applicants should have a desire to grow as a professional educator in a supportive environment; a minimum of a high school diploma and two years’ experience in a classroom is required. An Associate or Bachelor degree in early childhood or a related field is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s South Hills Branch located in Scott Township has part-time openings in the Early Childhood Department for Support Educators working with children ranging in age from 3 months – 5 years old.

This position is available Monday through Friday with a flexible schedule.

A high school diploma required. Experience working with children is preferred.

All candidates must possess FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and PA Mandated Reporter Training.

Free onsite parking and a free health membership is included.

To learn more about joining our early learning family, please connect with Gina Crough ([email protected] or 412-278-1786). Interested applicants should have a desire to grow as a professional educator in a supportive environment and enjoy being around children.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township is currently looking for part-time experienced certified Personal Trainers. This is a great opportunity which includes a free health membership. Must be self-motivated and sales driven to build new clientele. A flexible schedule is required with some morning hours and evening hours from 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., and includes Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m. There is also an opportunity to do floor hours as well.

Must possess current personal training certification from ACE, ACSM, ISSA, NASM,AFTA, or NSCA or have a degree in Exercise Science. Must be first aid/CPR/AED certified.

Must be able to obtain or possess Act 33/34, FBI certifications and Mandated Reporter Training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking part-time Security Officers to compliment the agency’s security protocols at the Squirrel Hill facility. The security officer would conduct security rounds and monitor security cameras. The position will also be responsible for monitoring fire & burglar systems, and safeguarding staff.

Candidates must possess a security background, with a minimum of 3-5 year’s experience/or comparable education. Experience using Microsoft Office a plus.

Must be available to work various shifts; 25-29 hours per week.

A free health membership is included.

All candidates must possess or obtain FBI and Act 33/34 clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills has openings for part-time Swim Instructors at our South Hills location. There are immediate openings for teaching weekday mid-day, after school and evening and morning classes. Applicants must also have availability to work lifeguarding shifts. Benefits include a free health membership. Must be certified as a Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, First Aid, & CPR certification a plus.

Must possess or be able to obtain FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and mandated reporter training certificate.

All candidates must possess or obtain FBI and Act 33/34 clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has an opening for a part-time Aqua Aerobics Instructor at our South Hills location. We offer a free health membership and free parking. Candidate must have a current Water Fitness Instructor and/or equivalent. Current Standard First Aid, CPR and AED certification a plus.

The Aqua Aerobics Instructor provides a safe class, with proper technique, form and safety as the focus at all times; and provides guidance and support to members in their pursuit of health and well-being.

Must also possess or be able to obtain Mandated Reporter Training, FBI, and Act 33/34 clearances.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Carla Likar

345 Kane Boulevard

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh South Hills is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Silver Sneakers Instructor. A free health membership is included. This is a part-time position which requires a flexible schedule.

This position will be responsible for teaching Silver Sneakers fitness classes. Also responsible for providing assistance and guidance to members as it relates to their health and wellness fitness needs. Responsible for scheduling Silver Sneakers fitness orientation.

Silver Sneakers Certification necessary or Zumba certification plus at least one-year experience teaching classes in the fitness and wellness field.

Must possess Act 33/34 and FBI Clearance, Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification, and Certification with the American College of Sports Medicine, or the American Council on Exercise, or equivalent, required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part time Customer Service Representative for the Front Desk Department at its South Hills facility. Flexible schedule is a must including morning, evening and weekend hours.

Build your customer service portfolio while maintaining your physical health and wellness (with a membership) by joining the customer service team at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh. This position is responsible for point-of-sales transactions, and customer service.

Must be able to obtain or possess Act 33/34, FBI certifications and Mandated Reporter Training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

Monroeville

If you have questions about any of the positions we have available or how to apply, please email [email protected].

Who We Are:

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camps strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or qualification in instructing woodshop activities for elementary and middle school-aged children
  • Ability to complete Woodworking training and certification
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To teach campers the skills and techniques to safely produce wood projects, empowering them with the ability to create something.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 6 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 19-23, 2023 (pre-camp
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Demonstrate crafting skill level and ability to use hand tools safely and efficiently
  • Help campers plan and design projects and oversee and guide them during cutting, sanding, assembly, painting and finishing of project
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meeting
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventor
  • Set up woodworking tent prior to camp during pre-camp
  • Implement weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Woodworking
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of woodworking equipment and material
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3 times per week

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulation
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child- centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camps strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Training and experience with outdoor adventure programs including high and low ropes course elements, archery and outdoor skills
  • Current ropes course and archery instructor certifications or the ability to take the necessary courses and tests
  • Ability to maintain ropes course and safety equipment in excellent condition
  • Experience instructing children ages 5-12 in ropes course activities
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of the outdoor adventure team
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and skill development within the Ropes Course and Outdoor Adventure Specialty Area

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for pre-camp planning in April and May
  • Participate in Staff Week, June 19-23, 2023 (Pre-Camp)
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory of ropes course equipment
  • Set up all outdoor adventure elements prior to camp during pre-camp
  • Implement weekly lesson plans by unit and by age group for outdoor ropes challenge course
  • Lead campers in daily outdoor adventure and climbing activities
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3x per week
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the ropes course program areas
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of outdoor adventure equipment
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy

Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camps strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Training and experience with outdoor adventure programs including high and low ropes course elements, archery, camping, and outdoor skills
  • Current ropes course and archery instructor certifications or the ability to take the necessary courses and tests
  • Ability to maintain ropes course and safety equipment in excellent condition
  • Experience instructing children ages 5-12 in outdoor adventure activities
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of the outdoor adventure team
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and skill development within the Outdoor Adventure specialty area

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for pre-camp planning
  • Participate in Staff Week, June 19-23, 2023 (Pre-Camp)
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Supervise and guide the Nature and Archery Specialist with lesson plans, programming, and overall camp needs
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Set up all outdoor adventure elements prior to camp during pre-camp
  • Work with outdoor adventure team to implement weekly lesson plans by unit and by age group for all outdoor adventure activities, including, but not limited to; hiking, outdoor ropes challenge courses, outdoor survival skills, outdoor cooking, and camping
  • Lead campers in daily outdoor adventure and climbing activities
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3x per week
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the outdoor adventure program areas
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of outdoor adventure equipment
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship.
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camps strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers of all ages
  • Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of nature
  • Previous experience in at least one area of nature education, and activities including biology, botany, or related areas
  • Ability to complete nature certification course
  • Ability to complete Archery certification course
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To teach and coordinate camp’s nature program, and create ability for campers/staff to make connections between self, community, earth, and spirit with a socially and environmentally conscious program that is firmly rooted in Jewish tradition.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 6 hours of pre-camp planning in April and May
  • Participate in Staff Week, June 19-23, 2023 (Pre-Camp)
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3 times per week
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Implement weekly lesson plans by unity and age group for all nature activities
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the nature program area
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of nature equipment and materials • Conduct daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair
  • Ensure all campers and staff know and understand all nature safety rules
  • Create written standard operating procedure and program for the nature specialty area
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camp strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to play guitar while leading groups (from 10-250 children) in song
  • Experience and/or qualification in instructing music and song leading with elementary and middle school-aged children
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of music and/or song-leading

General Responsibility:

To plan, execute, and evaluate camp’s music program including singing, guitar, and song leading sessions.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 6 hours of remote pre-camp planning in April and May
  • Participate in Staff Week, June 19-23, 2023 (Pre-Camp)
  • Set up music areas prior to camp during Pre-Camp
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3 times per week
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Implement weekly lesson plans by unit and by age group for all music activities
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the music program area
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of music equipment and materials
  • Create Camp songbook
  • Assist with ruach (spirit) of daily activities, including morning Flagpole
  • Assist with Shabbat celebration on Friday afternoons
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camp strives to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of creative arts
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and skill development within the Arts and Crafts specialty area.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 6 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 19-23, 2023
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Set up arts and crafts pavilion prior to camp during pre-camp
  • Monitor the check-out and return system for craft supplies and requisitions
  • Implement weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Arts and Crafts
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of Arts and Crafts equipment and materials
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Create a wide variety of creative, age appropriate arts group activities
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3 times per week

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camps strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or qualification in instructing cooking and creating healthy recipe with elementary and middle school-aged children
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and skill development within the cooking specialty area.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 6 hours of remote pre-camp planning in April and May
  • Participate in Staff Week, June 19-23, 2023 (Pre-Camp)
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Set up kitchen during pre-camp
  • Create and implement weekly lesson plans by unit and by age group for all cooking activities
  • Lead campers in daily healthy, kosher style cooking programming in a fully equipped teaching kitchen
  • Create an end-of-summer “J&R Cookbook” for each camper to take home a copy
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3x per week
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the kitchen space
  • Responsible for organization of all cooking equipment and appliances
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camps strive to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated interest in theatre, dance, singing and/or acting
  • Desire and willingness to work with children outdoors, in a day camp and rustic setting
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Experience working with children and/or in an educational setting
  • This position is ideal for someone with 1-2 years of theatre, acting, singing or dance experience

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and development within the Drama and Dance specialty area.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Teach children ages 5-14 introductory level activities for basic drama and dance instruction
  • Be available for 6 hours of remote pre-camp planning in April and May
  • Participate in Staff Week, June 19-23, 2023 (Pre-Camp)
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Create and implement weekly lesson plans by unit and by age group for all sports activities
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (clubs) for Tzfat and Eilat (3rd-5th grade) campers throughout the summer
  • Attend specialist and leadership team meetings at least 3x per week
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Create a wide variety of performing arts and dance activities

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camp strives to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated interest in urban agriculture and gardening
  • Highly motivated individual capable of working independently without supervision
  • This position is ideal for someone with 1-2 years of hands-on gardening experience
  • Experience working with children and/or in an educational setting

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and teach basic gardening skills and developing lesson plans by unit and by age group (ages 4-12) for activities
  • Implement and teach children ages 5-12 how to grow their own food, about the importance and benefits of gardening, eating healthy and caring for the environment
  • Responsible for safety during all gardening activities and the organization of all gardening equipment
  • Ensure the vitality and safety of up to 4 chickens while incorporating basic chicken care into weekly lesson plans
  • Complete pre-garden work, as needed in May 2023
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-5th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Create and implement a “gardening club” to introduce advanced age-appropriate gardening skills/projects for children ages 7-12
  • Attend leadership team meetings up to 3x per week

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp for ages 5-14 that emphasizes team-building, the development of positive values, individual growth and independence, and world-class programming.

We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of our campers. Through an enriching environment and meaningful activities, we build a community grounded in connection, shared values, and fun. Guided by Jewish values and morals, the JCC Day Camp 3 experience supports, nourishes, and sustains our campers, families, and staff. Our facilities and programming create a safe and fun atmosphere where everyone can thrive.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to all regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or special need. We welcome individuals of all backgrounds, embracing each camper’s uniqueness and celebrating diversity under our communal tent.

Summary:

Identify and manage individual camper needs and needs of the group.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Desire and willingness to work with children outdoors in a day camp setting
  • Must be at least 15 years old by June 19, 2023
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Staff Week (June 19-23, 2023) or available to complete pre-camp training prior to arrival at camp
  • Actively participate in all staff training and meetings
  • Be responsible for the general health and safety of assigned campers
  • Establish an atmosphere of security, enjoyment, and belonging for all campers
  • Develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Manage allergies of campers in your group
  • Provide opportunities for all campers to be successful at camp
  • Communicate matters of concern regarding a camper or the group to the Unit Head
  • Enforce camper safety regulations
  • Develop group or unit activity plans as requested by the Unit Head
  • Supervise campers under immediate care at all times during the camp day including camper arrival, mealtimes, swim lesson, and dismissal
  • Actively participate in all camper activities and specialty areas
  • Set a good example in all areas of camp life, act as a role model and contributing member of the camp team
  • Cooperate with Unit Head in matters involving rules, safety, and programming
  • Share all responsibilities with other staff assigned to your same group

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Follow all camp rules and regulations
  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing clean-up and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment, and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • Junior Counselor/Specialist – $1,200
  • Counselor/Specialist (Level 1) – $2,000-$2,300
  • Counselor/Specialist (Level 2) – $2,400-$2,900
  • Senior Counselor/Specialist – $3,000-$3,400

Additional Compensation:

  • Aftercare Provider (1-5 days per week) – $150-$700 based on number of days worke
  • Bus Monitor – $300

Bonuses (to be awarded in final paycheck):

  • $350 completion bonus if you complete 90% days worked per your staff agreement(Junior Counselor/Specialist & Level 1 Counselor/Specialist)
  • $700 completion bonus if you complete 90% days worked per your staff agreement(Level 2 Counselor/Specialist & Senior Counselor/Specialist)
  • $250 “All-Star” discretionary bonus for any staff member in good standing who fulfills their work commitment per their staff agreement

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership for duration of employment
  • 5 guest passes to JCC (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, plus surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Bagel breakfast every Friday
  • Transportation to and from camp provided (J&R Day Camp only)

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

J&R Day Camp is located in Monroeville, PA. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, J&R is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-14 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

J&R Day Camp is open and accessible to everyone, regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or special need by welcoming individuals of all backgrounds, embracing their uniqueness and diversity under our communal tent.

J&R Day Camp strives to create connections among campers, families and staff. We grow our campers through the lens of strong Jewish values and morals. Our facilities and experiences create an atmosphere of safety and fun for each person involved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide education and programming to enrich the Jewish environment
  • Knowledgeable about Jewish history, culture, and practices
  • Experience in teaching and program planning
  • Experience working with children in a Jewish setting
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

General Responsibility:

To develop and implement Jewish programming at camp. To provide a positive enriching Israeli culture identity and awareness to the campers/staff.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 6 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 19-23, 2023
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Oversee coordination and planning of weekly Shabbat experience, including coordinating Shabbat song session with song leader
  • Oversee coordination and planning of Israel Day
  • Oversee coordination and planning of Camp Kindness Day
  • Implement Jewish values (Middot) curriculum into weekly camp rituals, all-camp/unit programming, group activities and specialty areas
  • Create tikkun olam program for 3rd-8th grade campers that includes hands-on, meaningful service-learning opportunities throughout the summer
  • Assist Unit Leaders with creating programs that include Jewish themes/content
  • Act as a resource to help integrate Jewish values and themes into camp program areas
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the Leadership Team

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $1,200 age 15
  • $2,100-$3,600 age 16+ depending on experience
  • $350 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 15-17
  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, age 18+
  • $250 if you work for all 9 weeks of camp (includes staff orientation) and miss 10% of days or less, regardless of age
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week, surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, NSOR Certificate and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Morgantown, WV

If you have questions about any of the positions we have available or how to apply, please email [email protected].