Employment
Emma Kaufmann Camp

BACKGROUND 

Founded in 1908 and situated along Cheat Lake in Morgantown, WV, Emma Kaufmann Camp (EKC) is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) and offers boys and girls ages 7-16 a fun, vibrant, and pluralistic Jewish experience through a traditional overnight camp program. Since 1972, EKC has been owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC), one of western Pennsylvania’s largest social service, recreational and educational organizations serving more than 30,000 individuals annually.

Emma Kaufmann 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. EKC aims to prepare our campers and staff for life’s journeys through providing and promoting:

  • Connections – with campers, with staff, with oneself, with Judaism, with nature, with activities
  • Values – a Jewish lens in the way we live, play and work
  • Growth – greater independence, increased responsibility, enhanced understanding and appreciation
  • Fun – enjoying every aspect of camp

POSITION 

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC) seeks an innovative leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Jewish camping to serve as the Director of its residential summer camp, Emma Kaufmann Camp (EKC).  The Director will oversee a full-time, year-round staff of four (in the Pittsburgh office) and more than 100 seasonal employees serving approximately 650 campers. Responsibilities include strategic planning and brand reinforcement, alumni engagement, fundraising and development and overall summer program and operations.

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer (CPO) of the JCC, the Camp Director has the primary responsibility for the overall direction, management and performance of Emma Kaufmann Camp. The Camp Director is responsible for providing strong visionary, creative and thoughtful leadership to all areas of EKC and implementing action plans and systems that are needed for successful operational and financial outcomes.

Working in partnership with EKC’s Associate Director, the Camp Director will ensure the highest standards of performance from staff in meeting the evolving needs of campers and their families. The Camp Director will oversee the development of robust staff and program evaluation models and work closely with the JCC senior management team to develop and shape budgets, procedures  and  implementation  practices  that  include  relevant  field  accreditation  standards  and compliance with applicable regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Executive Leadership & Management

  • Oversees, implements and enhances EKC’s 3-year Strategic Plan.
  • Infuses the EKC brand into operational plans and programs.
  • Advises the CPO, JCC Camp Committee, Board of Directors, and professional staff on relevant national and local trends and research that impact EKC’s programs and services.
  • Works in partnership with the EKC Associate Director to develop a robust internal culture that encourages creativity and motivates staff to explore new opportunities and programs.
  • Manages the day-to-day responsibilities of camp leadership through a collaborative model that inspires skill enhancement, coaching/counseling, staff development and high performing teams.

Operations

  • Maximizes the appropriate allocation of human, financial and capital resources to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services in response to customer needs.
  • Creates and implements on-going evaluation and benchmarking of recruitment efforts, camp programs and staff performance.
  • Works closely with JCC senior management in the recommendation and implementation of capital improvements.
  • Oversees and adheres to guidelines established by the American Camp Association accreditation process and local, state and federal guidelines, ensuring that EKC is meeting or exceeding all standards.

Financial/Budget Management

  • Coordinates and oversees the annual business planning and budgeting processes in consultation with EKC’s Assistant Director, Finance and Administration and the JCC’s senior management team.
  • Develops and monitors monthly business metrics and analytics.
  • Maintains on-going understanding of the demographics of the Pittsburgh community in order to help shape and understand opportunity for market growth.

QUALIFICATIONS/CHARACTERISTICS

  • Ability to adapt to change and consider new approaches.
  • Ability to drive the implementation of programmatic and organizational development strategies that will support the agency’s mission, goals and objectives
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect.
  • Exceptional strategic thinker who possesses the ability to consider both the strategic and tactical aspects of decisions.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with a track record of cascading important skills to direct reports and building an engaged, dynamic team.
  • Ability and  desire  to  be  innovative  around  all  areas  of  camp programming and operations.
  • Knowledge of current trends in Jewish camping and youth engagement.
  • Proactive and creative in overcoming obstacles and resource constraints.
  • Strong communication, administration and organizational skills.
  • Good listener who is open to new ideas and acts decisively once information is gathered.
  • Ability to foster innovation through the development of new and improved methods, services, procedures or technologies.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work with multiple constituencies, including the JCC Senior Management team and its Board of Directors, EKC staff, community leaders and volunteers and campers and their families.
  • Proficient in organizational finances, budgeting and planning with the ability to balance programming and fiscal management.
  • Understands the significance of fund development and possesses capabilities to either fundraise or materially support fundraising efforts.
  • Possesses a commitment to Jewish life and the Jewish community.
  • Some experience leading an organization with a significant physical plant.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standards of the American Camp Association.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better.”
  • A Bachelor’s degree in education, recreation, hospitality, Jewish studies or social work is required, advanced degree preferred; with at least 10 years of professional experience in camping services.

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.
  • Employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
  • Occasionally he/she is required to sit.
  • Employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Act 33/34 Clearance
  • FBI Clearance
  • Mandated Reporter Training
  • First Aid/CPR Certification

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

This is a full-time, year-round position based in Pittsburgh, PA. Start date is flexible, but no later than November 30, 2018.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

[email protected]

 

Squirrel Hill

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full-Time Program Coordinator/Community-wide Programs in the Agewell department. This position will be responsible for becoming an active member of a comprehensive seamless system of service delivery that enables older adults to remain in their own homes or in a least restrictive community-based setting, for as long as possible. This is accomplished through coordination and implementation of community-wide evidence-based program expansion initiatives, as well as programming for the Boomer generation of adults.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

– Works collaboratively with AgeWell Pittsburgh partners to ensure that older adults in our community are served within the highest standards and in keeping with best practices.
– Conducts Protective Factor Screenings™ on older adult clients in keeping with established policies and procedures.
– Ensures that client data is entered into established Software in accordance with established policies and procedures.
– Coordinates and implements community-wide expansion of evidence-based programs and services (i.e., HomeMeds Medication Assurance Program); manages relationships with external providers, tracks required participation, provides necessary training and consultation, and reports on outcomes.
– Develops ongoing programs and services uniquely positioned for the Boomer generation; monitors budgeted revenue goals.
– Works closely with partnership organizations in the implementation of new classes and programs.
– Closely monitors program initiatives to ensure that the Department is in keeping with community funders, governmental bodies and other stakeholder expectations.
– Provides information and referral services in keeping with established policies and procedures.
– Attends scheduled AgeWell Pittsburgh service provider meetings.
– Helps identify service gaps in the community and contributes to viable solutions.
– Stays abreast on new and innovative programming trends for older adults; researches the viability of incorporation into existing program services.
– Volunteers to participate on various task forces and committees designed to enhance older adult services and/or implement special events.
– Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
– Ensures compliance with data entry requirements as needed and generates reports.
– Maintains effective working relationships with program participants.
– Monitors program budgets and ensures compliance.
– Works closely with other department personnel in creating and implementing Agency-wide and inter departmental programs.

– Demonstrates kindness/chesed with fellow staff and members.
– Shows respect/kavod for self, fellow staff and members; honors other as they would honor themselves.
– Works to nurture tikkun middot/character within their role and others.
– Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
– Creates a warm and welcoming environment within the agency.
– Working Knowledge of brand management and social media strategies.
– Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
– Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
– Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and partner agencies.
– 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.)

Supervision exercised:

Interns, Part Time Employees, Volunteers

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Gerontology or related field, Master’s Degree preferred, and at least three years’ experience working with Older Adults in a community-based setting, or equivalent 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. Frequently he/she is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

A free health membership is included.

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

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources Department
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is currently looking for a Full-time Scholarship Administrator. This position is responsible for administering the financial assistance program for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

– Reviews scholarship applications and awards assistance to members for several program areas following standard financial assistance policies and procedures.
– Prepares correspondence to applicants regarding award status.
– Handles all inquiries and communications with members and prospective members regarding scholarships, payment plans, and collections.
– Ensures that all accounts receivable and collection functions in the department are in keeping with agency policy, mission, and customer service standards.
– Develops and maintains relationships with all external constituents.
– Administers and maintains Early Childhood Program scholarship award process, including the Pre-K application and award process.
– Maintains standard reporting processes on trends, demographics, competitive analysis, quality product standards and other key membership and program statistics for agency use and analysis.
– Maintains key databases (Excel and Customer Relationship Management-CRM).
– Ensures timely internal administration of third party funding.
– Possesses excellent organizational, math/quantitative, and administrative skills; ability to effectively multi-task, respond to priorities, and complete tasks on time with minimum supervision.
– Establishes and maintains effective relationship with other agency Departments and personnel to provide effective service delivery.
– Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
– Adheres to Jewish Community Center policies and procedures.
– Demonstrates kindness/chesed with fellow staff and members.
– Shows respect/kavod for self, fellow staff and members; honors others as they would honor themselves.
– Works to nurture tikkun middot/character within their role and others.
– Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
– Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
– Maintains high degree of confidentiality.
– Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to detail.
– Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
– Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word.
– Ability to work independently.
– Ability to communicate effectively both 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 and related experience (non-profit preferred) with a strong emphasis on customer service.

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.

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

First Aid/CPR Certification.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is currently looking for a Full-time Staff Accountant. This position is responsible for applying principles of accounting in facilitating month end closing and reconciliations, preparing monthly financial statements and reports as well as analyzing financial information, trends, and variances.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

– Performs analysis and prepares presentations and reports for agency, as needed.
– Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
– Coordinates agency annual budget process and provides support such as schedules, data, information, etc.
– Distributes reports relating to expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to schedules.
– Performs statistical analysis to determine trends, estimates, and significant change, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
– Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected agency financial position for managers and/or board of directors.
– Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and agency procedures.
– Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
– Creates, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
– Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the agency’s accounting operation.
– Performs monthly cash reconciliation for all accounts, as well as reconciliation for prepaid and deferred accounts.
– Works closely with Asst. Director of Finance in administration of E-finesstri member database system.
– Coordinates daily processing of E-finesstri batches through posting to the general ledger.
– Coordinates daily processing of check deposits through ACH banking system.
– Coordinates monthly processing of EFT transactions from E-finesstri through ACH banking system.
– Coordinates ACH vendor payments as needed.
– Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.
– Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
– Actively maintains and promotes agency customer service standards.
– Adheres to Jewish Community Center policies and procedures.
– Demonstrates kindness/chesed with fellow staff and members.
– Shows respect/kavod for self, fellow staff and members; honors others as they would honor themselves.
– Works to nurture tikkun middot/character within their role and others.
– Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
– Ability to verbally communicate effectively with others.
– Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
– Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
– Ability to function within a Windows network environment utilizing Microsoft office products and MIP.
– 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.)

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical
-Collects and researches data

-Designs work flows and procedures

Problem Solving
-Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner

-Gathers and analyzes information skillfully

-Works well in group problem solving situations

Project Management
-Coordinates projects

-Communicates changes and progress

-Completes projects on time and budget

-Presents numerical data effectively

Customer Service
-Responds promptly to customer service needs (both internal and external)

Interpersonal
-Focuses on solving conflicts

-Maintains confidentiality

-Responds well to questions

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Financial Management or related field with some experience preferred but not required and/or training in related accounting positions; 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.

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

First Aid/CPR Certification.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time SilverSneakers 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 SilverSneakers fitness classes.  Also responsible for providing assistance and guidance to members as it relates to their health and wellness fitness needs.  Responsible for scheduling SilverSneakers fitness orientation.

Education and experience includes: 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 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.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

The JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Dept.

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15217

[email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh Early Childhood Development Center seeks motivated and enthusiastic professionals for immediate openings as full-time 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

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax: 412-521-7044

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! 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 and Act 33/34 clearances.   Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources Department
5738 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA  15217
Email:  [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has immediate openings for part-time babysitters from Monday through Friday during the morning and evening hours at our fitness center in Squirrel Hill. A free health membership is included. A flexible schedule is necessary. Must have experience working with infants and toddlers.

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

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources Department
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill has openings for massage therapists for the weekends only. These positions are 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.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, located in Squirrel Hill, 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, evening hours from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., and includes Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Must possess current personal training certification, first aid/CPR.

Be able to obtain or possess Act 33/34 clearances.
Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Laurie Wood
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 412-697-3509
Fax: 412-521-7044

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, located in Squirrel Hill, is currently looking for part time Fitness Floor staff to join our team. Current available shifts include  evenings and weekends.

Essential Functions:

Ensure all equipment is in working order: inspect equipment and power sources/cords for defects or malfunctions, utilize the Equipment Maintenance Log to communicate resolved and unresolved issues.  Report any issues via established protocol and resources.

Clean equipment daily: clean the floor, particularly under and around cardiovascular equipment; wipe down equipment pads and grips with disinfectant; dust off or wipe down all exterior surfaces of strength training equipment.

Re-rack all weights, bars, and attachments to maintain a neat, organized workout area.

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.

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. Follow departmental dress code policy. 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. Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED
American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification is required. Training provided if necessary.
Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service is required.
Must be able to effectively interact with a diversity of individuals.
Prior experience in repair and overhaul of fitness equipment is preferred. Strong mechanical aptitude is required.
Demonstrated proficiency in working with electronic equipment which includes: televisions, cardio theater systems and viewing screens.
Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
Must demonstrate the ability to follow projects to completion while keeping stakeholders informed along the process.
Physical effort is required to perform daily duties: lifting and moving weights up to 50 lbs, bending, squatting, spotting, sitting, walking, and reaching.
All candidates must possess or obtain FBI and Act 33/34 clearances.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources Department
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15217
Email:  [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, located in Squirrel Hill, is seeking an Aquatics Specialist. This position is responsible for working in the Aquatics Program, which includes Swim Classes, Aquatics Exercise classes, Competitive Swim Teams, Lifeguarding and related administrative duties. At least three years experience in aquatics administration required.

A free health membership is included. This position requires a flexible schedule.

Current Certifications must include First Aid, CPR/AED, Water Safety Instruction Certification, Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification; FBI, Act 33/34 clearances as well as Mandated Reporter Training Certificate.

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Squirrel Hill is seeking part-time lifeguards/group/private swim lesson Instructors.

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.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill has an opening for a part-time Line Dance Instructor. Previous dance instructor experience required. Degree in Dance a plus, but not required. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill has an opening for a part-time Tap Dance Instructor. Previous dance instructor experience required. Must be available to work in the evening. Degree in dance or ability to teach other dance formats a plus, but not required. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

South Hills

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s South Hills Branch located in Scott Township has a part-time opening in the Early Childhood Department for an Assistant Group Supervisor.

This position is Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and requires a flexible schedule.

30 credit hours in Early Childhood or related field required. At least three to five years’ experience working with children. All candidates must possess FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and PA Mandated Reporter Training.

Free onsite parking and a free health membership is included.

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s South Hills Branch located in Scott Township has a part-time opening in the Early Childhood Department for an Aide.

This position is Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and requires a flexible schedule.

High School Diploma required. At least three to five years’ experience working with children form infants through Pre-K. All candidates must possess FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and PA Mandated Reporter Training.

Free onsite parking and a free health membership is included.

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s South Hills Branch located in Scott Township has a part-time opening in the Early Childhood Department for a Floater.

This position is Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and requires a flexible schedule.

High School Diploma required. At least three to five years’ experience working with children form infants through Pre-K. All candidates must possess FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and PA Mandated Reporter Training.

Free onsite parking and a free health membership is included.

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s South Hills Branch located in Scott Township has a part-time opening in the Early Childhood Department for a Group Supervisor. Responsible for lesson planning and following Keystone Star’s Accreditation.

This position is Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and requires a flexible schedule.

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field required. At least three to five years’ experience working with children. All candidates must possess FBI, Act 33/34 clearances and PA Mandated Reporter Training.

Free onsite parking and a free health membership is included.
Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Build your customer service portfolio while maintaining your physical health and wellness by joining the customer service team at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh at our South Hills Facility, in Scott Township.

We currently have open positions for part-time customer service representatives for the following shifts: Monday through Thursday 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

These part time positions include free membership, and free parking. Flexible schedule is a must including some evening and weekend hours. This position is responsible for point-of-sales transactions, and customer service. Computer experience necessary. Sales experience preferred or equivalent combination of college education and/or at least two years experience in a customer service/sales environment.

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

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources Department
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 412-521-7044

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh-South Hills; located in Scott Township, is currently looking for part-time, experienced, certified Personal Trainers.  This is a great opportunity which includes a free membership.  Personal Trainers must be self-motivated and sales driven to build new clientele and available evening hours and either Saturdays or Sundays.

All candidates must possess current personal training or group exercise certification and first aid/CPR.  All candidates must also be able to obtain or possess Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.
Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:
Jewish Community Center of South Hills
Attn: Bonnie Livingston
345 Kane Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 412-278-1781
Fax: 412-446-0146

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township has an opening for a part-time Pilates Instructor to teach a Pilates Mat class. Must be certified in Pilates, Pilates Barre a plus, but not required. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

Must possess or be able to obtain Act 33/34 and FBI Clearances.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources Department
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Email: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old (or by the end of the calendar year)
  • Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of creative arts
  • Ability to teach creative skills in at least one of the arts areas
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers of all ages
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Camp Director

Mission Statement South Hills Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

General Responsibility

To teach campers new skills and develop upon those skills at camp’s arts and crafts program.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Be available for pre-camp planning.
  • Participate in Staff Week (Pre-Camp).
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings.
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory.
  • Set up arts and crafts prior to camp during pre-camp.
  • Monitor the check-out and return system for craft supplies and requisitions.
  • Create lesson plans for all arts chugim and activities.
  • Teach chugim throughout the summer.
  • Create a wide variety of creative arts group activities.
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialty 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.
  • This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

412-521-8010

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township has an opening for a part-time Yoga Instructor. Must be certified in Yoga. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township has an opening for a part-time Zumba Instructor. Must be certified in Zumba. Zumba Gold or other Zumba formats a plus, but not required. Must be available to teach on the weekends. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township is seeking part-time lifeguards/group/private swim lesson Instructors.

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.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township has an opening for a part-time Line Dance Instructor. Previous dance instructor experience required. Degree in Dance a plus, but not required. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Jewish Community Center of South Hills in Scott Township has an opening for a part-time Tap Dance Instructor. Previous dance instructor experience required. Must be available to work in the evening. Degree in dance or ability to teach other dance formats a plus, but not required. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Qualifications
•Must be at least 21 years old
•Desire and ability to work with children and adults in a camp setting
•Ability to creatively schedule programs and staff
•Ability and experience in supervising staff and campers
•Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
•Ability to travel overnight

Responsible to: Director

Mission Statement

Travel Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

Position Description

The Travel Camp Supervisor is responsible for overseeing an age group of either males or females. Primary responsibilities include maintaining positive relationships with campers and ensuring their needs are met, supervising general counselor staff, and creating and facilitating programs and booking daily trips for the group.

General Responsibility: To identify and meet camper needs:
•Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
•Understand behavioral impacts and how to assess and implement strategies to improve
•Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
•Know the developmental needs of the age group and each camper
•Be vigilant about the campers overall well being
•Maintain contact with campers’ parents as necessary; including notifying parents of new campers regarding their adjustment
•Be an advocate for each camper
•In matters of concern regarding camper behavior, inform the South Hills Day Camp Director

General Responsibility: To plan and facilitate camp programs:
•Plan and/or delegate responsibility for programs including booking future daily programs at respectable locations
•Developing Jewish component to daily visits
•Monitor bunks’ participation throughout the weekly schedule, and ensure all campers are participating appropriately in group activities.
•Communicate all program activities to the group staff and monitor their communication to the campers
•Observe and/or participate in Group programs
•Implement programs for the group that are creative, fun, developmentally appropriate, and meets the needs and interests of the campers

General Responsibility: Staff Supervision
•Arrange daily meeting time and create Group of responsibilities
•Ensure all sign-up forms, group activity requests are completed in a timely manner
•Encourage staff to develop positive relationships with their campers
•Teach staff how to understand the needs of their campers
•Teach staff to create an environment where the camper feels emotionally supported and physically safe
•Teach staff methods for providing support for the camper to achieve success
•Teach staff appropriate methods of dealing with camper behavioral issues
•Teach staff to understand the needs of their group and facilitate group-work skills
•Formally meet with Group staff once per week
•Complete mid summer and final evaluations of assigned staff
•In matters of continuing concern regarding a staff member, inform the South Hills Day Camp Director

Additional Expectations:
•Organize, implement and supervise daily trips around the Pittsburgh community
•To monitor, sort, and distribute the lost and found on a daily basis
•Be available for pre-camp conversation and pre-camp planning
•Participate in Staff Week
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings, and meetings
•Attend daily Group Leader meetings with the Assistant Director
•During meal times, monitor your group and sit with campers
•Follow all the rules of camp as described in the Personnel Practices and Code of Conduct
•Maintain good public relations with the South HIlls Day Camp community
•Assure the campers health and safety as they participate in activities
•Be a positive, contributing member of the Camp Team.
•Communicate in a manner that is respectful of others
•Willingly accept responsibilities that may not be in your job description
•Value the views of others
•Act as a role model at all times and take responsibility for the choices you make
•Assume all other responsibilities and perform whatever duties are necessary in order to assure the efficient and successful operation of the Group.

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

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Qualifications
•Must be at least 20 years old (or turning 20 in the calendar year)
•Desire and ability to work with children and adults in a camp setting
•Ability to creatively schedule programs and staff
•Ability and experience in supervising staff and campers
•Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance

Responsible to: Camp Director

Mission Statement

South Hills Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

Position Description

The Unit Leader is responsible for overseeing an age group of either males or females. Primary responsibilities include maintaining positive relationships with campers and ensuring their needs are met, supervising general counsellor staff, and creating and facilitating evening programs.

General Responsibility: To identify and meet camper needs:
•Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
•Understand behavioral impacts and how to assess and implement strategies to improve
•Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
•Know the developmental needs of the age group and each camper
•Be vigilant about the campers overall well being
•Maintain contact with campers’ parents as necessary; including notifying parents of new campers regarding their adjustment
•Be an advocate for each camper
•In matters of concern regarding camper behavior, inform the Assistant Director

General Responsibility: To plan and facilitate camp programs:
•Plan and/or delegate responsibility for programs
•Monitor bunks’ participation throughout the assigned weekly schedule, and ensure all campers are participating appropriately in group activities, chugim, rainy day programs and all camp programs
•Communicate all program activities to the group staff and monitor their communication to the campers
•Observe and/or participate in Group programs
•Implement programs for the group that are creative, fun, developmentally appropriate, and meets the needs and interests of the campers

General Responsibility: Staff Supervision
•Arrange daily meeting time and create Group of responsibilities
•Ensure all sign-up forms, group activity requests are completed in a timely manner
•Encourage staff to develop positive relationships with their campers
•Teach staff how to understand the needs of their campers
•Teach staff to create an environment where the camper feels emotionally supported and physically safe
•Teach staff methods for providing support for the camper to achieve success
•Teach staff appropriate methods of dealing with camper behavioral issues
•Teach staff to understand the needs of their group and facilitate group-work skills
•Formally meet with Group staff once per week
•Complete mid summer and final evaluations of assigned staff
•In matters of continuing concern regarding a staff member, inform the Assistant Director

Additional Expectations:
•To monitor, sort, and distribute the lost and found on a daily basis
•Be available for pre-camp conversation and pre-camp planning
•Participate in Staff Week
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings, and meetings
•Attend daily Group Leader meetings with the t Director
•During meal times, monitor your group and sit with campers
•Follow all the rules of camp as described in the Personnel Practices and Code of Conduct
•Maintain good public relations with the Camp community
•Assure the campers health and safety as they participate in activities
•Be a positive, contributing member of the Camp Team.
•Communicate in a manner that is respectful of others
•Willingly accept responsibilities that may not be in your job description
•Value the views of others
•Act as a role model at all times and take responsibility for the choices you make
•Assume all other responsibilities and perform whatever duties are necessary in order to assure the efficient and successful operation of the Group.

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

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Monroeville

Desired Qualifications:
•Must be at least 21 years old (or by the end of the calendar year)
•Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of creative arts
•Ability to teach creative skills in at least one of the arts areas
•Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers of all ages
•Experience working with children
•Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Program Director

Mission Statement J&R Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

General Responsibility: To teach campers new skills and develop upon those skills at camp’s arts and crafts program.

Specific Responsibilities:
•Be available for pre-camp planning.
•Participate in Staff Week (Pre-Camp).
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings.
•Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory.
•Set up arts and crafts prior to camp during pre-camp.
•Monitor the check-out and return system for craft supplies and requisitions.
•Create lesson plans for all arts chugim and activities.
•Teach chugim throughout the summer.
•Create a wide variety of creative arts group activities.
•Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
•Be a positive, contributing member of the specialty 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.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Qualifications
•Desire and willingness to work with children outdoors, in an overnight and rustic setting
•Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
•Good character, integrity, and adaptability
•Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
•Certification, experience and/or qualification in specific area

Responsible to: Specialty Supervisor

Mission Statement
•J&R Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.
•Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.
•Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

General Responsibility: To identify and engage camper needs and the needs of the group in specialty areas:
•Develop a positive relationship with each camper.
•Learn the likes/dislikes of each camper.
•Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group.
•Provide opportunities for each camper to achieve success.
•Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
•Create an environment where the camper feels emotionally supported.
•Praise positive camper and group behavior and manage undesired behavior.
•Monitor cleanliness and campers’ health
•In matters of concern regarding the camper or group, inform the Unit Head.

General Responsibility: To create and implement quality and intentional camp programs:
•Guide the group in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
•Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations.
•Develop group activity plans with participants as appropriate.
•Participate in group programs with the campers
•Help campers plan their participation in Unit or camp-wide programs, special events and activities.
•Create, and lead teaching of a chugim, as assigned.

Additional Expectations
•After hired, to be available for pre camp conversations and pre camp planning.
•Prepare for and actively participate in Staff Week (PreCamp).
•Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, and sportsmanship.
•Follow camp rules and regulations
•Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Please send resume to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:
•Previous experience in at least one area of nature education, and activities including gardening, biology, botany, or related are
•Previous experience in Jewish education and teaching
•Ability to complete nature certification course
•Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
•Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Director

Mission Statement

J&R Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Vision

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

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
•Attend nature certification course during before June 14.
•Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory and keeping equipment in good condition.
•Prior to staff training, work with full time team to set up nature experience and teach staff their roles and responsibilities while at the gardening area.
•Conduct daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
•Ensure all campers and staff know and understand all gardening safety rules.
•Assist in creating the hobby curriculum and regular activity
•Coordinate and teach hobbies throughout the summer.
•Assist with other areas of camp when garden is not being used
•Create written standard operating procedure and program for the garden.
•Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Qualifications
•Desire and willingness to work with children outdoors, in at a day camp setting
•Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
•Good character, integrity, and adaptability
•Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
•Entering at least the 11th Grade
•Must be the age of 16 or older

Responsible to: Unit Head

Mission Statement

J&R Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

General Responsibility: To identify and engage camper needs and the needs of the group:
•Develop a positive relationship with each camper.
•Learn the likes/dislikes of each camper.
•Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group.
•Provide opportunities for each camper to achieve success.
•Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
•Create an environment where the camper feels emotionally supported.
•Praise positive camper and group behavior and manage undesired behavior.
•Monitor cleanliness and campers’ health
•In matters of concern regarding the camper or group, inform the Unit Head.

General Responsibility: To create and implement quality and intentional camp programs:
•Guide the group in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
•Carry out established roles for supervising camper health.
•Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations.
•Develop group or unit activity plans with participants as appropriate.
•Participate in group/Unit programs with your campers.
•Supervise all aspects of the camp day including camper arrival, meal times, swim lessons, and dismissal.
•Help campers plan their participation in Unit/group or camp-wide programs, special events and activities.
•Assist in teaching or leading a hobby, as assigned.

Additional Expectations
•After hired, to be available for pre camp conversations and pre camp planning.
•Prepare for and actively participate in Staff Training Week (Pre-Camp).
•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.
•Maintain good public relations with campers’ parents.
•Submit all required reports, surveys, and group’s activity requests on time.
•To actively and appropriately participate actively in ALL activities with campers
•Role model exceptional behaviors for your campers
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:
•Must be at least 16 years old (18 years of age for Karmiel campers)
•Training and experience in pool activities
•Current Lifeguard Training certification
•Current certification for swim instruction
•Ability to supervise general counselors and staff
•Ability to assist with maintaining pool in excellent working condition
•Desire and ability to work with children
•Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Pool Director

Mission Statement

James and Rachel Levinson Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

General Responsibility

To guard our pool, instruct our campers, and lead emergency procedures as part of working on the pool and lifeguard team.

Specific Responsibilities
•Attend Staff Training Week and instruct general counselors in their roles and responsibilities while at the pool.
•Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
•Ensure all campers and staff know and understand all pool safety rules.
•Teach swimming to campers.
•Give campers recognition and distribute awards when possible.
•Assist in beginning inventory and packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
•Be a positive, contributing member of the Staff and J&R Team.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

Additional Responsibilities
•Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship.
•Follow camp rules and regulations as described in the Personnel Practices and Code of Conduct.
•Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
•Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy.
•Maintain good public relations with campers’ parents.
•Submit all required reports, surveys, and hobby and cabin activity requests on time.
•Ensure that campers write letters on mail days.
•Perform Rest Hour, and nighttime duties when assigned.
•Complete mid-summer and final evaluations for all campers in your cabin.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:
•Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of photography, videography and other forms of media
•Assist with ordering supplies and equipment
•Experience working with children
•Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Camp Director

Mission Statement:

J&R Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

General Responsibility:

To plan, direct, and supervise camp’s media program including photography, videography, and daily communication with J&R Day Camp community.

Specific Responsibilities:
•Be available for pre-camp conversation and pre-camp planning.
•Create Staff Week video and staff “Get To Know You” page.
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings as assigned.
•Set up media areas prior to camp.
•Supervise media assistants and conduct written evaluations of media staff twice per summer.
•Create (with help of media specialists) lesson plans for photography and videography activities.
•Coordinate, supervise, and teach hobbies throughout the summer.
•Utilize video to document every period of the camp day; including activity periods, regular activities and special programs.
•Film all special camp events and productions.
•Create filing system, which includes at least five photos of each camper.
•Meet with Camp Director daily to review media output.
•Produce end-of-summer professional video of camp highlights, camp play, and picture slideshow.
•Post a minimum of 300 photos each day and 3 videos each week to Camp Program.
•Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
•Be a positive, contributing member of the Leadership Team.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

Daily Expectations:
•Take and Post 500 photos a day on Camp Program
•Take and Edit 3 Videos a week on Camp Program
•Cover All Camp Programs and Activities in photos
•Create Staff Week Video
•Create Staff Portfolios and upload them to Camp Program during staff week
•Keep Media equipment clean and safe

Supervising :
•Provide 2 formal written evaluations of each Staff Member
•Provide weekly informal evaluations of each Staff Member
•Come up with a plan of how Media Team will function before summer begins
•Set up daily routine and expectation of Media Team for precamp and postcamp (suggested checklist)

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

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:
•Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of photography, videography and other forms of media
•Ability to work with other staff, follow scheduling assignments, and assist in requesting supplies and equipment
•Experience working with children
•Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Director

Mission Statement:

J&R Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

General Responsibility:

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

Specific Responsibilities:
•Be available for pre-camp conversation and pre-camp planning.
•Create Camp songbook
•Assist with ruach and spirit of daily activities
•Assist with Kabbalat Shabbat sessions
•Teach musical instruments and songs
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings as assigned.
•Assist with and conduct initial and end-of-season inventory.
•Set up music areas prior to camp.
•Film all special camp events and productions.
•Produce weekly, period, and end-of-summer music mp3s of camp highlights.
•Assist with drama program
•Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
•Be a positive, contributing member of the Staff Team.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:
•Licensed as a registered nurse
•Experience with children and young adults desirable
•Ability to originate, update and/or monitor health care, maintain records, and implement the health care plan
•Current CPR and First Aid certifications
•Desire to work and live in Camp Community

Responsible to: Camp Director

Mission Statement:

J&R Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

General Responsibility:

To plan, direct, and supervise camp’s medical facility and staff

Specific Responsibilities:
•Be available for precamp training and work
•Submit certifications of all nurses before Camp
•Operate system for health screening when necessary
•Operate a system for health screening, record keeping and medicine distribution
•Open and unpack health center including supplies and medicines.
•Conduct beginning of summer, and end of summer, inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies.
•Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including record keeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safe guarding medications and utilizing approved standing orders of the Health Center.
•Assist with the communication of specific health issues, concerns, and happenings daily with the Director
•Coordinate, and communicate system for daily medications and health call
•Document all issues/incidents for every camper and staff that is treated in the Health Center or by a Health Center Staff member.
•Assist with checking and issuing first-aid kits to all necessary areas around Camp.
•Participate in specific areas of staff training pertaining to camper health and safety, CPR, first aid, and use of universal precautions for infection control
•Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk-management assessment
•Monitor health of all staff
•Document all telephone, and email, communications
•These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

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

Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desired Qualifications:
•Must be at least 18 years old (or by the end of the calendar year)
•Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of at least one athletic sport
•Ability to teach skills in all areas of the sports, including archery and bikes
•Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers of all ages
•Experience working with children
•Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Program Director

Mission Statement: James & Rachel Levinson Day Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

General Responsibility: To teach campers new skills and develop upon those skills at camp’s sports program.

Specific Responsibilities
•Be available for pre-camp planning.
•Participate in Staff Week (Pre-Camp).
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings.
•Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory.
•Set up all the appropriate sports’ fields and areas during pre-camp.
•Teach hobbies throughout the summer.
•Create a wide variety of creative programs for group activities.
•Create summer curriculm that corresponds to aspirational arch programming and age competent programming
•Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
•Be a positive, contributing member of the specialty team.

Additional Responsibilities
•Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship.
•Follow camp rules and regulations as described in the Personnel Practices and Code of Conduct.
•Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
•Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy.
•Maintain good public relations with campers’ parents.
•Submit all required reports, surveys, and group forms on time.
•This is not meant to be a complete list of the responsibilities, additional responsibilities as given by supervisors or listed elsewhere in the staff manual also pertain.

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

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Fax: 412-521-7044

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Qualifications
•Must be at least 21 years old (or turning 21 in the calendar year)
•Desire and ability to work with children and adults in a camp setting
•Ability to creatively schedule programs and staff
•Ability and experience in supervising staff and campers
•Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance

Responsible to: Assistant Director

Mission Statement

J&R Camp exists to provide children with a safe, fun and enriching summer camp experience in a Jewish environment.

Camping empowers children to build confidence, self-esteem and develop physically and emotionally through focused activities, group interaction, and a connection with nature.

Camp staff members serve as role models through their personal investment in a child’s growth and self-discovery.

Position Description

The Unit Head is responsible for overseeing an age group of either males or females. Primary responsibilities include maintaining positive relationships with campers and ensuring their needs are met, supervising general counsellor staff, and creating and facilitating evening programs.

General Responsibility: To identify and meet camper needs:
•Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
•Understand behavioral impacts and how to assess and implement strategies to improve
•Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
•Know the developmental needs of the age group and each camper
•Be vigilant about the campers overall well being
•Maintain contact with campers’ parents as necessary; including notifying parents of new campers regarding their adjustment
•Be an advocate for each camper
•In matters of concern regarding camper behavior, inform the Assistant Director

General Responsibility: To plan and facilitate camp programs:
•Plan and/or delegate responsibility for programs
•Monitor bunks’ participation throughout the assigned weekly schedule, and ensure all campers are participating appropriately in group activities, chugim, rainy day programs and all camp programs
•Communicate all program activities to the group staff and monitor their communication to the campers
•Observe and/or participate in Group programs
•Implement programs for the group that are creative, fun, developmentally appropriate, and meets the needs and interests of the campers

General Responsibility: Staff Supervision
•Arrange daily meeting time and create Group of responsibilities
•Ensure all sign-up forms, group activity requests are completed in a timely manner
•Encourage staff to develop positive relationships with their campers
•Teach staff how to understand the needs of their campers
•Teach staff to create an environment where the camper feels emotionally supported and physically safe
•Teach staff methods for providing support for the camper to achieve success
•Teach staff appropriate methods of dealing with camper behavioral issues
•Teach staff to understand the needs of their group and facilitate group-work skills
•Formally meet with Group staff once per week
•Complete mid summer and final evaluations of assigned staff
•In matters of continuing concern regarding a staff member, inform the Assistant Director

Additional Expectations:
•To monitor, sort, and distribute the lost and found on a daily basis
•Be available for pre-camp conversation and pre-camp planning
•Participate in Staff Week
•Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings, and meetings
•Attend daily Group Leader meetings with the Assistant Director
•During meal times, monitor your group and sit with campers
•Follow all the rules of camp as described in the Personnel Practices and Code of Conduct
•Maintain good public relations with the Camp J&R Day Camp community
•Assure the campers health and safety as they participate in activities
•Be a positive, contributing member of the Camp Team.
•Communicate in a manner that is respectful of others
•Willingly accept responsibilities that may not be in your job description
•Value the views of others
•Act as a role model at all times and take responsibility for the choices you make
•Assume all other responsibilities and perform whatever duties are necessary in order to assure the efficient and successful operation of the Group.

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

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Equal Opportunity Employer

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