Employment
Squirrel Hill

The Director of Teen Engagement and Leadership (DTEL) serves as an educational leader executing and implementing key program components of teen engagement and leadership (i.e. Diller Teen Fellows, Goldston Teen Philanthropy, the JCC Teen Leadership Council, etc.) that enhance the Agency’s mission and core values. This position is responsible for overseeing and implementing programming during the academic year, as assigned.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements short and long-range programmatic goals related to teen engagement, learning and leadership in keeping with the mission, vision and annual operating plan of the agency.
  • Participates in the planning, implementation, facilitation, and supervision of miscellaneous teen engagement experiences through the Department of Jewish Life.
  • Builds working relationships/partnerships with other Jewish organizations and congregations (i.e. BBYO, youth groups, congregations, Repair the World, Jewish Federation) consistent with JCC mission, goals and operating objectives.
  • Works closely with colleagues in the following areas: J Line, J-Serve, Emma Kaufmann Camp, PeerCorps, and Youth Professional Network.
  • Participates in larger community events that also engage teens.
  • Generates service statistics/financial reports and program analysis on a timely basis.
  • Lends Judaic programmatic expertise to special events, as needed.
  • Serves as a resource in Jewish Education for agency staff.
  • Adheres to agency policies and procedures
  • Creates & facilitates the educational curriculum & content for the 12-month experience for Diller Teen Fellows, including ongoing curriculum developments based on national guidelines.
  • Completes DTF grant requests and helps manage the DTF local budget in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
  • Coordinates all aspects of the 10-day-long encounter with the Israeli group, together with the Karmiel Misgav coordinator.
  • Participates in national and international Diller Teen Fellows professional development for coordinators.
  • Creates, coordinates and implements marketing materials for recruitment and coordinates all aspects of the teen fellows for each cohort.
  • Maintains local DTF website and all database information.
  • Serves as the lead JCC staff of the Diller Teen Fellows Advisory Committee.
  • Creates & facilitates the educational curriculum & content for the 10-month experience for Samuel M. Goldston Teen Philanthropy (monthly workshops, site visits, etc.)
  • Oversees and manages the program budget.
  • Develops and implements short and long-range programmatic goals related to Teen Leadership Council.
  • Builds relationships with JCC Departments and Community Organizations in filling the Leadership Council.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better.”
  • 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.
  • Develops and oversees program budget and adheres to fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment within the agency.
  • 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 Jewish Education, or related field, with Master’s Degree preferred, with at least three (3) years’ experience working in Jewish educational settings with an emphasis on teen engagement 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, crawl, talk and 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 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

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 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

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

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

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.

Must possess Act 33/34, FBI Clearance and Mandated Reporter Training.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

The JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources Dept.

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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 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

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

Monroeville

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 curriculum 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

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:

  • 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

  • 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 Leader is responsible for overseeing an age group of campers which may be mixed or single gender. Primary responsibilities include maintaining positive relationships with campers and ensuring their needs are met, supervising camper care associate staff, and assisting in the creation and facilitation of evening programs.

General Responsibility: To identify and meet camper needs

  • Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Understand negative behaviors nd 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 weekly and as necessary; including notifying parents of how new campers adjusted to camp
  • Be an advocate for each camper
  • If concern arises regarding camper behavior, inform the Assistant Director and ask for assistance

General Responsibility: To plan and facilitate camp programs

  • Plan and/or delegate responsibility for programs to camper care associates in your unit
  • Monitor unit’s 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 unit 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 for your unit staff
  • Ensure all sign-up forms and 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 unit 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 Leadership staff 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.

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:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Training and experience with outdoor adventure programs including high and low ropes course elements, climbing, mountain biking, archery, camping and outdoor skills
  • Current ropes course instructor certification or the availability to take the course
  • Ability to coordinate an outdoor adventure program
  • Ability to maintain course in excellent working condition
  • Ability to supervise outdoor adventure specialists and make scheduling assignments
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Responsible to: Outdoor Adventure Supervisor

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 plan, direct, and supervise camp’s adventure/ropes course program.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist with set up adventure/ropes course prior to and during staff training
  • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory, and store equipment for safety.
  • Conduct daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed
  • Work with all outdoor adventure staff.
  • Follow standard rules applicable to ropes course. Ensure all campers and staff knows and understands all adventure/ropes course safety rules.
  • Supervise the programming in the following areas: high and low ropes course elements.
  • Organize and implement all extended days and overnights.
  • Assist with creation of lesson plans for all outdoor adventure activities.
  • Assist with coordination, supervision, and teach hobbies throughout the summer.
  • 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.

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:

  • Previous experience in at least one area of nature education, and activities including gardening, biology, botany, or related areas
  • 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

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.

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.

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)

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 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

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

Reports to: Yalla Balagan Coordinator

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

Camp gives children opportunities to build confidence and self-esteem, and to develop and grow through focused activities, group interaction, and connections with their environment.

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

Position Description:

Yalla Balagan is J&R’s reimagined teen travel camp experience, providing rising 6th-8th graders with a fun and meaningful summer camp experience grounded in Jewish values. The Yalla Balagan Coordinator is responsible for overseeing an all-gender group of campers in 6th-8th grade. Primary responsibilities include maintaining positive relationships with campers and ensuring their needs are met, assisting in supervising general counselor staff, handling booking and reservations for local day trips and overnight trips, and assisting the Yalla Balagan coordinator in general program development and facilitation. Yalla Balagan is comprised of three three-week sessions, and includes four overnight travel experiences of 3-4 days.

General Responsibility: To identify and meet camper needs

  • Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Review each camper’s profile, health report and plan for the camper accordingly
  • Know the developmental needs of the age group of each camper
  • Be vigilant about the campers’ overall well-being
  • Maintain contact with campers’ parents as necessary
  • Be an advocate for each camper
  • In matters of concern regarding camper behavior, inform the Yalla Balagan coordinator

General Responsibility: To plan and facilitate camp programs

  • Assist director with developing programs, including Jewish components
  • Book reservations for day trips or activities and overnight trips
  • Help facilitate day programs and overnight trips
  • Support director in monitoring campers’ participation throughout each session so any issues can be addressed
  • Support coordinator in communicating all programming to counselors
  • Observe and/or participate in group programs
  • Create and implement programs for the group that are creative, fun, developmentally appropriate, and meets the needs and interests of the campers and the goals of the camp

General Responsibility: Staff Supervision

  • Assist director in regular meetings with counselors
  • Guide staff in developing positive relationships with campers, understanding campers’ needs, and creating safe and positive environment for campers
  • Assist director with mid-summer and final evaluations of assigned staff
  • In matters of continuing concern regarding a staff member, inform the Yalla Balagan director

Additional Expectations:

  • In off-season, meet regularly with Yalla Balagan coordinator to prepare for summer
  • Monitor, sort, and distribute the lost and found on a daily basis
  • Be available for pre-camp conversation and pre-camp planning
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • During meal times, monitor 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
  • Value the views of others
  • Act as a role model at all times
  • Assume all other responsibilities and perform whatever duties are necessary in order to assure the efficient and successful operation of the group

(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 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

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