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POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for core business services related to program supports for the Division of Children, Youth and Family (CYF) inclusive of the summer Day Camp program (James & Rachel Levinson Day Camp). Core responsibilities include: program and Day Camp registrations, Day Camp transportation, hiring and onboarding support of part time and seasonal personnel, management of vendor contracts, management of the Division’s technology infrastructure, compliance standards associated with the PA Department of Human Services, and accreditation standards of the American Camp Association. Serves as Day Camp Office Manager during the summer months.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with JCC Registrar to complete program registrations for all JCC Day Camps, Clubhouse afterschool program and all other Children, Youth and Family Division programs within the JCC’s client relationship management system, establishing payment plans and securing required camper documentation, as appropriate.
  • Works in partnership with the agency’s Human Resources department to ensure adherence with all relevant PA Department of Human Services and JCC required documentation in keeping with policies and procedures.
  • Updates, distributes, and ensures the timely return of all camper and staff required documents.
  • Assists with managing CYF/Day Camps annual budget by establishing appropriate business practices in the areas of purchasing, accounts payable, vendor contracts and petty cash and pays careful attention to potential cost overruns.
  • Administers contracts with external service providers, including, but not limited to, food services, transportation, program vendors, etc.
  • Collects necessary documents required of specialty camp vendors, including, but not limited to, clearances, proof of insurance, etc.
  • Manages all transportation requirements for James and Rachel Levinson Day Camp participants, including buses.
  • Implements and supports all JCC action items identified within the 3-year Strategic Plan for James and Rachel Levinson Day Camp.
  • Maintains all components of Day Camp’s technology infrastructure inclusive of hardware and connectivity.
  • Ensures compliance with PA Department of Human Services, federal and local regulating agencies, as well as the American Camp Association standards and accreditation processes.
  • Capacity to work with a broad range of people.
  • Team player, yet ability to work independently.
  • Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Ensures adherence to and integration of the agency core values (shared lenses) Masa (reflection, return & renewal), B’Tzelem Elohim (dignity and potential), B’rit (belonging & commitment), Hit’orerut (amazement & gratitude), D’rash (inquiry, dialogue & transmission), K’dushah (intentionality & presence) and Tikkun Olam (responsibility).
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to details.
  • Adheres to Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.
  • 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:

May direct the work of seasonal and/or part time personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, operations, or related field, with at least 2 years of related professional experience.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. During the summer months the employee is frequently outdoors in a nature type setting.

Must be able to obtain or possess PA Criminal History Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, PA Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification, Health Assessment, TB Test.

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

OR

Submit this online

POSITION SUMMARY:

To be 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-based services for older adults, in conjunction with AgeWell Pittsburgh partners, Allegheny County, Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging Senior Center Services, National Institute of Senior Center Accreditation guidelines, and other local and federal guidelines for service provision.

PRINCIPLE 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 AgeWell Pittsburgh’s PFMIpro assessments 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 Allegheny County, Department of Human Services, Area Agency on Aging Senior Center services with a focus on congregate meal provisions, information and referral services and transportation needs of older adults in the community.
  • Oversees and coordinates agency Summer Food Service Program at multiple locations; adheres to federal and state guidelines.
  • Works closely with agency Food Service Provider to ensure that state and federal guidelines are adhered to for specified programs.
  • Closely monitors program initiatives to ensure that the Department is in keeping with community funders, governmental bodies and other stakeholder expectations.
  • Attends scheduled AgeWell Pittsburgh service provider meetings.
  • Helps identify service gaps in the community and contributes to viable solutions.
  • Volunteers to participate on various task forces and committees designed to enhance older adult services and/or implement special events.
  • Ensures that programs and services are in keeping with local and national trends and implements best practice standards.
  • Ensures compliance with data entry requirements as needed and generates reports.
  • Monitors program budgets and ensures compliance.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with program participants.
  • Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Ensures adherence to and integration of the agency core values (shared lenses) Masa (reflection, return & renewal), B’Tzelem Elohim (dignity and potential), B’rit (belonging & commitment), Hit’orerut (amazement & gratitude), D’rash (inquiry, dialogue & transmission), K’dushah (intentionality & presence) and Tikkun Olam (responsibility).
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to details.
  • Adheres to Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.
  • 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:

May direct the work of part time employees

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 touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to obtain or possess PA Criminal History Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, PA Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification, AIRS Certification.

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

OR

Submit this online

Job description

Responsible for serving as an educational leader executing and implementing key program components of the teen engagement experiences (i.e. J-Serve, Peer Engagement Interns, Life After High School, etc.) that enhance the Agency’s mission and core values. This position will also serve as the local delegation head for the JCCA Maccabi Games. In addition, this position is responsible for overseeing and implementing programming during the academic year, as assigned.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Responsible for all aspects of the Peer Engagement Internships including managing recruitment, work schedule, payroll, trainings, and day-to-day supervision of all Peer Engagement Interns.

· Supports Peer Engagement Interns in designing and implementing consistent engagement experiences through The Second Floor.

· Serves as the lead professional in planning and executing J-Serve.

· Manages community communications and engagement around J-Serve for teen steering committee recommendations, partnership opportunities, planning partners, volunteers, and professionals.

· Recruits and provides guidance for the J-Serve Steering Committee.

· Serves as the Delegation Head for the Pittsburgh Maccabi Delegation.

· Coordinates all aspects of Maccabi including, but not limited to, creating, and managing budget, transportation, uniforms and apparel, recruitment of athletes, communication and marketing, recruitment of coaches, parent engagement, etc.

· Attends all Maccabi Delegation Head virtual and in-person meetings and serves as the liaison between JCCA Maccabi and JCCPGH.

· Manages all administrative and marketing aspects of each program and content area within this description.

· Assists in the management and development of each program experience budget.

· Develops and enhances the Life After High School Series for 11th and 12th grade students and their families as a tool to learn more about the transition to college.

· Serves as primary liaison to BBYO staff person and works in partnership with them to implement social programming for teens.

· Brainstorms and develops new Jewish engagement experiences that can be implemented during the year.

· Consistently staffs The Second-Floor open hours each week and engages teens to build and strengthen connections to teen community.

· Provides input into the development of department goals and objectives.

· Assists with personnel management, which includes payroll and scheduling, as needed.

· Assists in the development and monitoring of department budget.

· Works closely with other departments to develop teen programs and activities.

· Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.

· Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.

· Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.

· Creates a warm and welcoming environment.

· Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to details.

· Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

· Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.

· Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.

· Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.

· Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.

· Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.

· Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.

· Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

· Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.

· 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 travel, as needed.

· 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:

Teen Engagement and Education personnel, year-round and seasonal.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Supervision from Division Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Jewish Education or related field with at least three years’ experience in Jewish Education.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 they are 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.

CERTIFICATIONS:

PA Criminal History Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, PA Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill has an opening for a part-time Pilates Instructor to teach Pilates Mat class and Private Pilates Mat and Reformer sessions. Must be certified in Pilates. Must be CPR/AED certified as well.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

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

OR

Submit this online

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

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

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

Fax: 412-521-7044

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is currently looking for a part-time experienced Fitness Professional – specifically for fitness assessments and training for it’s Squirrel Hill location. This is a great opportunity, which includes a free JCC membership. Must be self-motivated and sales driven to continue building a large training department. A flexible schedule is required.

Primarily responsible for scheduling, performing, and converting fitness assessments into personal training packages. Additionally responsible for delivering positive 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. Personal Training and additional fitness opportunities also available.

Must have 1-5 years of 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.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attention: HR Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

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.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

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

Fax: 412-521-7044

OR

Submit this online

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

Candidates with security/law enforcement experience preferred but not required, with a minimum of 3-5 year’s work experience/or comparable education.

Must be available to work various shifts, to include weekends as needed; 25-29 hours per week. CPR/AED qualification a plus, but can be trained in-house.

Experience using Microsoft Office a plus.

A free gym membership is included.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attention: HR Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

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

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh Squirrel Hill

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has openings for part-time Swim Instructors at our Squirrel Hill location. There are immediate openings for teaching weekday mid-day, after school and evening and morning classes. Applicants must also have availability to work lifeguarding shifts. Benefits include a free health membership.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Must be certified as a Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, First Aid, & CPR certification a plus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

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

Desired Qualifications

• Must be 18 years or older

• Ability to accept guidance and supervision

• Compassionate and understanding to the needs of the children

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

• Experience working with children a plus

Specific Responsibilities:

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

• Provide homework support to children as needed

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

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

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

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

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

• Manage undesirable behavior professionally and safely

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

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

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

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

Physical Qualifications:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

South Hills

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting the Aquatics Director with all aspects of the aquatics program which includes: Learn to Swim Classes, Aquatics Exercise classes, Competitive Swim Teams, Life guarding, Pool chemistry and maintenance, and related administrative duties.

Maintains varied summer assignment.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides input into the development of department goals and objectives.
  • Instructs staff for Learn to Swim Classes (Infants through Advanced), and Aquatic Exercise Classes, as needed, including private lessons.
  • Provides lifeguarding coverage and oversight at facility pools.
  • Assists the Aquatics Director with personnel management, which includes payroll and scheduling, as needed.
  • Remains on-call for all coverage and emergency situations for Aquatics Staff.
  • Monitors and maintains cleanliness, safety, and maintenance for facility pools.
  • Supervises, trains, and recruits qualified lifeguarding personnel.
  • Provides 40 hours of direct service per week, to include 5 hours private swim lessons, 10 hours Group lessons to JCC and 20 hours of Lifeguarding. Additional private swim lessons may be conducted, outside of assigned work schedule.
  • Assists the Aquatics Director in the development and monitoring of department budget.
  • Monitors and maintains standards for department facilities including water chemistry.
  • Works closely with other departments to develop aquatics programs and activities.
  • Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ensures adherence to and integration of the agency core values (shared lenses) Masa (reflection, return & renewal), B’Tzelem Elohim (dignity and potential), B’rit (belonging & commitment), Hit’orerut (amazement & gratitude), D’rash (inquiry, dialogue & transmission), K’dushah (intentionality & presence) and Tikkun Olam (responsibility).
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to details.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.
  • 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:

Full time, Part time and seasonal personnel

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Supervision from Aquatics Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field with at least three years experience in aquatics programming and management.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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 PA Criminal History Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, PA Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification, Health Assessment, TB Test, Water Safety Instruction Certification, Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification, Certified Pool Operator Certification

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

Fax: 412-521-7044

OR

Submit this online

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting the Aquatics Director with all aspects of the aquatics program which includes: Learn to Swim Classes, Aquatics Exercise classes, Competitive Swim Teams, Life guarding and related administrative duties. Maintains varied summer assignment.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides input into the development of department goals and objectives.
  • Instructs Learn to Swim Classes (Infants through Advanced), and Aquatic Exercise Classes, as needed, including private lessons.
  • Provides lifeguarding coverage and oversight at facility pools.
  • Remains on-call for all coverage and emergency situations for Aquatics Staff.
  • Monitors and maintains cleanliness, safety, and maintenance for facility pools.
  • Provides 32 hours of direct service per week, to include 2.5 hours private swim lessons, 12 hours Group lessons to JCC and 20 hours of Lifeguarding. Additional private swim lessons may be conducted, outside of assigned work schedule.
  • Ability to model agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community.
  • Monitor and maintain standards for department facilities.
  • Works closely with other departments to develop aquatics programs and activities.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Works effectively with other key JCC departments to provide effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to details.
  • Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field with at least three years experience in aquatics programming and management.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, to touch, 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, walk, run and swim. Frequently the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to obtain or possess PA Criminal History Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance, PA Mandated Reporter Training, First Aid/CPR Certification, Health Assessment, TB Test, Water Safety Instruction Certification, Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification, Certified Pool Operator Certification

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

Fax: 412-521-7044

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part time Customer Experience Representative for the Front Desk Department at its South Hills facility.

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

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

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

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh Squirrel Hill

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is currently looking for a part-time experienced Fitness Professional – specifically for fitness assessments and training for it’s South Hills location. This is a great opportunity, which includes a free JCC membership. Must be self-motivated and sales driven to continue building a large training department. A flexible schedule is required.

Primarily responsible for scheduling, performing, and converting fitness assessments into personal training packages. Additionally responsible for delivering positive 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. Personal Training and additional fitness opportunities also available.

Must have 1-5 years of 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.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attention: HR Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Training and experience in pool activities
  • Current lifeguard certification or willingness to obtain
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

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
  • Teach swimming to campers of varying abilities ages 5-10
  • Serve as an on-duty lifeguard on a daily basis
  • Assist with documentation regarding camper’s swim levels and addressing concerns related to swimming progress
  • Provide social/emotional support to campers in the water using positive behavior support techniques
  • Participate in pre-camp trainings June 17-21
  • Ensure all campers and staff know and understand all pool safety rules
  • Assist with ensuring cleanliness of pool facility and maintenance upkeep of equipment
  • Fulfill opening and closing duties in the pool area s assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Desire and willingness to work with children outdoors in a day camp setting
  • Must be at least 15 years old by June 9, 2024
  • Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibilities:

Supervises campers and ensures their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being. Maintains daily schedule for campers.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Staff Orientation Week (June 9-14, 2024) or if unable to attend Staff Orientation week must be available to complete pre-camp training prior to arrival at camp.
  • Actively participate in all staff training and meetings
  • Be responsible for the general health and safety of assigned campers
  • Establish an atmosphere of security, enjoyment, and belonging for all campers
  • Develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Work with Unit Coordinator to manage allergies of campers in your group
  • Provide opportunities for all campers to be successful at camp
  • Communicate matters of concern regarding a camper or the group to Unit Coordinator
  • Enforce camp safety regulations
  • Work effectively with co-counselor to ensure the physical, mental, and social well-being of all campers
  • Develop group or unit activity plans as requested by the Unit Coordinator
  • Supervise campers under immediate care at all times during the camp day including activities, camper arrival, mealtimes, swim lesson, and dismissal
  • Actively participate in all camper activities and specialty areas
  • Set a good example in all areas of camp life, act as a role model and contributing member of the camp team
  • Communicate with Unit Coordinator in matters involving rules, safety, and programming
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable in Positive Behavior Support techniques and strategies
  • Work closely with Assistant Director and Inclusion Team to ensure each camper is set up for success
  • Share all responsibilities with other staff assigned to your same group
  • Work with Operations Coordinator to ensure all areas of camp are opened and closed properly

Additional Responsibilities

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

Compensation:

  • Level 1 Counselor – $7.25/hour
  • Level 2 Counselor – $8.50 – $9.50/hour
  • Level 3 Counselor – $9.50 – $10.50/hour
  • Level 4 Counselor – $11.00 – $12.00/hour
  • Level 5 Counselor – $13/hour

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Interest or experience in teaching sports
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To plan and lead fun, engaging activities in a variety of sports with a focus on gross motor skills, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 9-14, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Program Director to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for sports that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of sports equipment and materials
  • Prepare for and lead chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Assist with large group programming during rainy days, schedule changes, and all camp events
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities

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

Compensation:

  • $11-$16 per hour depending on experience

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest or experience in instructing gardening, planting, and nature education activities
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

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

Specific Responsibilities

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 9-14, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Complete pre-camp garden work, as needed in April-June 2024
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Program Director to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Garden that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of garden equipment and materials
  • Teach campers how to grow their own food, about the importance and benefits of gardening, eating healthy and caring for the environment
  • Prepare for and lead chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Assist with large group programming during rainy days, schedule changes, and all camp events
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities

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

Compensation:

  • $11-$16 per hour depending on experience

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or qualification in theater programming and/or acting
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

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

Specific Responsibilities

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 9-14, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Set up drama area prior to camp during staff week
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Program Director to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Drama that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of drama equipment and materials
  • Prepare for and lead chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Assist with large group programming during rainy days, schedule changes, and all camp events
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities

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

Compensation:

  • $11-$16 per hour depending on experience

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest or experience in instructing planting, nature education activities or activities including biology, botany or related areas
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and skill development within the Zen studio through mindful and meaningful programming.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 9-14, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the South Hills Day Camp Program Director to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Mind and Body that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Prepare for and lead chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the Zen Den
  • Responsible for organization of all Mind and Body materials
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Compensation:

  • $11.00 – $16.00 depending on experience

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest or experience in instructing planting, nature education activities or activities including biology, botany or related areas
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability

General Responsibility:

To teach and coordinate camp’s nature program, ability for campers/staff to make connections between self, community, earth, and spirit with a socially and environmentally conscious program.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 9-14, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Assist Garden specialist with pre-camp garden work, as needed in April-June 2024
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Program Director to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Nature that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Responsible for daily organization and storage of sports equipment and materials
  • Prepare for and lead chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Assist with large group programming during rainy days, schedule changes, and all camp events
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Compensation:

  • $11-$16 per hour depending on experience

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Who We Are

South Hills Day Camp is located in Scott Township. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills Day Camp is a co-ed day camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence and premiere programming and activities. Our child-centered environment focuses on creating community and enriching the lives of our campers, families and staff. We serve children ages 5-15 through meaningful experiences that focus on building connections, teaching values, fostering individual growth and having fun. The JCC Day Camp experience supports, nourishes and sustains our campers, families and staff. We are professionals who have chosen to make a difference.

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children ages 5-14 in a recreational setting
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Capacity to work with a broad range of people
  • Experience a supervisory or management position
  • Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of child development and working with children with a variety of needs
  • Strong abilities both to collaborate with a team and work autonomously
  • Demonstrates creativity in creating age-appropriate activities for children ages 5-16
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable in Positive Behavior Support techniques and strategies

General Responsibility:

The Unit Coordinator is responsible for overseeing an age group of 30-60 campers. Primary responsibilities include supervising staff, maintaining positive relationships with campers, ensuring smooth daily camp operations, communication with support staff and assisting in the creation and facilitation of programs and activities, ensure every child within the camp community is happy, healthy, safe and successful at camp and incorporate safety and support of their individual goals.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 16 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 9-14, 2024
  • Assist in running South Hills Day Camp Open House
  • Ability to model leading expectations, group management and other Positive Behavior Support strategies
  • Ability to problem solve and be flexible as schedule changes, weather challenges and other issues arise
  • Confidently communicates with staff not only for camper struggles/conflict but strengths as well Partner with staff to meet the individual needs of all campers
  • Oversee the daily operations and procedures within your unit, including, but not limited to: arrival and dismissal, meal and snack time, changing to and from swim, sorting and returning lost and found, opening and closing procedures at assigned home base area
  • Provide supervision and support to all counselors in assigned unit; including but not limited to one on one check ins, written and verbal feedback, staff appreciation initiatives
  • Be an active participant at camp. This looks like being fully engaged and active during the camp day (ex: playing games, modeling for staff, knowing campers names, interfacing with parents at pick up and drop off, etc.)
  • Modeling/training staff how to positively support kids, run a cohesive group, and work with neurodiverse campers
  • Holds staff and campers accountable to camp expectations, rules, and protocol involving behavioral support. This may look like supporting the follow through of consequences or positive reinforcement
  • Partner with staff to meet the individual needs of all campers, especially those who struggle to adjust to the camp community
  • Work with Inclusion Directors and Inclusion Consultant to create behavior charts, visual schedules, etc. specific to individual camper needs
  • Attend and present at leadership team meetings at 8:00 am daily. Uses this time to discuss any camper plans, review and explain interventions being used, and present any other information needed that day
  • Participate in daily supervision meeting as part of the inclusion team
  • Participate in group activities daily in order to better understand camper behaviors and group social dynamics in order to support counselors and specialists as they navigate and accommodate camper needs
  • Collaborate proactively with camp leadership regarding accommodations needed for camp activities, field trips, etc.
  • Assist Aquatics Coordinator in organizing and supporting daily instructional swim for assigned unit
  • Collaborate with Program Coordinator to plan programs for your unit based on weekly themes, special events, Jewish values etc.
  • Communicate with program director and program coordinator to ensure all supplies for unit programs are ordered and available
  • Track and report camper attendance daily
  • Conduct mid-summer and final evaluations of all unit staff
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings both before camp starts and ongoing throughout the summer
  • Work with Operations Coordinator to ensure that all spaces at camp are opened and closed properly
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities

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

Compensation:

  • $11.50 – $12.50 depending on experience

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is seeking part-time Security Officers to compliment the agency’s security protocols, at the South Hills facility. The security officer would conduct routine security rounds and monitor security cameras. Also responsible for monitoring fire & burglar systems, and safeguarding staff during their shift.

Candidates with security/law enforcement experience preferred but not required, with a minimum of 3-5 year’s work experience/or comparable education.

Must be available to work various shifts, to include weekends as needed; 25-29 hours per week. CPR/AED qualification a plus, but can be trained in-house.

Experience using Microsoft Office a plus.

A free gym membership is included.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attention: HR Department

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

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

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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 the employee 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, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

OR

Submit this online

Monroeville

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

Who We Are

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

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Training and experience in pool activities
  • Current lifeguard certification or willingness to obtain
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

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
  • Teach swimming to campers of varying abilities ages 5-10
  • Serve as an on-duty lifeguard on a daily basis
  • Assist with documentation regarding camper’s swim levels and addressing concerns related to swimming progress
  • Provide social/emotional support to campers in the water using positive behavior support techniques
  • Participate in pre-camp trainings June 17-21
  • Ensure all campers and staff know and understand all pool safety rules
  • Assist with ensuring cleanliness of pool facility and maintenance upkeep of equipment
  • Fulfill opening and closing duties in the pool area s assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Perks:

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

Physical Qualifications:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

  • Education, certification, and/or extensive knowledge of outdoor adventure programs including high and low ropes course elements, camping, and outdoor skills
  • Experience in teaching and/or working with children in the areas of outdoor adventure, nature, climbing and ropes challenge courses
  • Experience working with children ages 5-14 in a recreational setting
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Confidently communicates with staff and campers
  • Capacity to work with a broad range of people
  • Education working with children
  • Experience in a leadership position
  • Strong abilities both to collaborate with a team and work autonomously
  • Demonstrates creativity in creating age-appropriate activities for children ages 5-16
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable in Positive Behavior Support techniques and strategies

General Responsibility:

This position responsible for overseeing a specialist team of 2-7 specialists. Primary responsibilities include supervising staff, maintaining positive relationships with campers, ensuring smooth daily camp operations, and assisting with the facilitation of programs and activities in specific area.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 16 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Assist in leading and participating in Staff Week June 17-21, 2024
  • Attend J&R Day Camp Open House
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with Program Director
  • Manage the creation and implementation of program curriculum for Outdoor Adventure specialty areas (Ropes, Nature, Archery, Garden)
  • Use a combination of educational based and task based supervision for specialists which includes but not limited to:
  • 30 minute weekly 1-on-1 uninterrupted time
  • Review specialist lesson plans weekly to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Provide and conduct written evaluation for all specialists
  • Assist Unit Heads and senior leadership team with supporting daily camp operations as needed, including, but not limited to: arrival and dismissal, meal and snack time, sorting and returning lost and found, opening and closing procedures throughout camp
  • Responsible for leading a program area in the Outdoor adventure domain based on their field of expertise
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory in program area
  • Obtain archery safety and teaching certification through a provider approved by the camp director prior to the start of camp
  • Set up program area during staff week
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Program Director to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the program area
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan all in-camp late stays and overnights to provide a traditional camping experience with an emphasis on outdoor adventure programming – additional compensation provided
  • Coordinate and collaborate with program coordinator regarding activities that will take place at overnight and late stays
  • Teach and assist in tent building at overnights
  • Attend daily leadership team meetings at 8:00am
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings both before camp starts and ongoing throughout the summer
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Implement and teach archery program as needed
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Be a positive role model for campers including maintaining cleanliness, punctuality, sharing in cleanup and chores, and modeling sportsmanship
  • Follow camp rules and regulations
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policies
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

  • $4,500-$5,000 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to problem solve and be flexible as schedule changes, weather challenges and other issues arise
  • Experience working with children ages 5-14 in a recreational setting
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Confidently communicates with staff and campers
  • Capacity to work with a broad range of people
  • Education or extensive knowledge of child development and working with children
  • Experience in a supervisory or management position
  • Strong abilities both to collaborate with a team and work autonomously
  • Demonstrates creativity in creating age-appropriate activities for children ages 5-16
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable in Positive Behavior Support techniques and strategies

General Responsibility:

The Unit Leader is responsible for overseeing an age group of 40-70 campers. Primary responsibilities include supervising staff, maintaining positive relationships with campers, ensuring smooth daily camp operations, communication with camper’s parents and support staff and assisting in the creation and facilitation of programs and activities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 16 hours of pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Assist in leading, coordinating and participating in Staff week, June 17-21, 2024
  • Assist in running and attend J&R Day Camp Open House
  • Oversee the daily operations and procedures within your unit, including, but not limited to: arrival and dismissal, meal and snack time, changing to and from swim, sorting and returning lost and found, opening and closing procedures at assigned home base area
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with Inclusion Unit Head to ensure social, emotional needs of campers are being met, in addressing behavior concerns and teaching and role modeling Positive Behavior Support techniques
  • Provide supervision and support to all counselors in assigned unit; including but not limited to one on one check ins, written and verbal feedback, staff appreciation initiatives
  • Assist Aquatics Coordinator in organizing and supporting daily instructional swim for assigned unit
  • Collaborate with Program Coordinator to plan programs for your unit based on weekly themes, special events, Jewish values etc.
  • Communicate with program director and program coordinator to ensure all supplies for unit programs are ordered and available
  • Attend daily leadership team meetings at 8:00am
  • Track and report camper attendance daily
  • Conduct mid-summer and final evaluations of all unit staff
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff trainings and meetings both before camp starts and ongoing throughout the summer
  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation:

  • $4,500-$5,000 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to problem solve and be flexible as groups/campers need behavior/emotional/social support
  • Experience working with children ages 5-14 in a recreational setting
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Confidently communicates with staff and parents not only for camper struggles/conflict but strengths as well
  • Capacity to work with a broad range of people
  • Education, certification, or extensive knowledge of child development and working with children with a variety of needs
  • Strong abilities both to collaborate with a team and work autonomously
  • Demonstrates creativity in creating age-appropriate activities for children ages 5-16
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable in Positive Behavior Support techniques and strategies

General Responsibility:

Ensure every child within the camp community is happy, healthy, safe and successful at camp and incorporate safety and support of their individual goals.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 16 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 17-21, 2024
  • Attend Camp Open House
  • Manage all concerns that are related to the campers emotional/social wellbeing in collaboration with Director, Inclusion Consultant, Inclusion Coordinator and Unit Heads
  • Be an active participant at camp. This looks like being fully engaged and active during the camp day (ex: playing games, modeling for staff, knowing campers names, interfacing with parents at pick up and drop off, etc.)
  • Modeling/training staff how to positively support kids, run a cohesive group, and work with neurodiverse campers
  • Oversee the management of all camper concerns (behavioral/emotional/social specific) for assigned unit(s) and serve as the main line of communication between the parent and camper
  • Holds staff and campers accountable to camp expectations, rules, and protocol involving behavioral support. This may look like supporting the follow through of consequences or positive reinforcement
  • Partner with staff to meet the individual needs of all campers, especially those who struggle to adjust to the camp community
  • Work with Inclusion Directors and Inclusion Consultant to create behavior charts, visual schedules, etc. specific to individual camper needs
  • Communicate and collaborate with Unit Head on a daily basis
  • Review all camper forms for assigned unit(s) prior to general staff week and support unit heads and counselors in preparing to accommodate individual camper needs in advance of their arrival at camp
  • Communicate with parents via email and phone call daily about the mental, emotional and social wellbeing of their children and any related concerns or accommodations
  • Attend and present at leadership team meetings at 8:00 am daily. Uses this time to discuss any camper plans, review and explain to staff interventions being used, and present any other inclusion information needed that day
  • Participate in daily supervision meeting as part of the inclusion team
  • Work closely with Master’s level helping interns who are completing practicum or internship at camp via mentoring and modeling
  • Delegate tasks to other members of the inclusion team as needed
  • Document camper concerns and interactions as necessary
  • Participate in group activities daily in order to better understand camper behaviors and group social dynamics in order to support counselors and specialists as they navigate and accommodate camper needs
  • Prepare camp groups for off-site camp activities, field trips, late stays, overnights and special programs
  • Collaborate proactively with camp leadership regarding accommodations needed for camp activities, field trips, etc.
  • Communicate and collaborate professionally with other providers who might be supporting campers via other agencies

Compensation:

  • $4,500-$5,000 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

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

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and skill development within the Zen studio through mindful and meaningful programming.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 17-21, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Sports and Wellness Coordinator to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Mind and Body that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the Zen Den
  • Responsible for organization of all Mind and Body materials
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Compensation:

  • $3,000 – $4,500 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or qualification in instructing music and song leading with elementary and middle school-aged children
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • 18 years of age or older

General Responsibility:

To encourage campers’ growth and development within the Music specialty area through song and games.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 17-21, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Creative Arts Coordinator to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Music that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the music tent
  • Responsible for organization of all music materials
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Collaborate with drama and dance specialists to create a musical theater performance twice during the summer
  • Help to create virtual J&R Day Camp songbook with camp songs, Israeli songs, and Shabbat prayers
  • Assist with singing of Hatikvah at flagpole each morning
  • Collaborate with Jewish Life Coordinator to lead Shabbat celebration on Friday afternoons including Shabbat prayers, songs, and facilitation
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Compensation:

  • $3,000 – $4,500 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest and/or experience with outdoor adventure programs including high and low ropes course elements, archery and outdoor skills
  • Ability to maintain ropes course and safety equipment in excellent condition
  • Experience instructing children ages 5-12 in ropes course activities
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of the outdoor adventure team
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • 18 years or older

General Responsibility:

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

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 17-21, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Outdoor Adventure Coordinator to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Ropes Course activites that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the Ropes Course
  • Responsible for organization of all Ropes Course materials
  • Responsible for safety of all equipment, activities, and elements at all times in the Ropes Course
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Required to obtain Ropes Course Certification and training (provided)
  • Required to complete Archery certification and training (provided)
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Compensation:

  • $3,000 – $4,500 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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

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

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

To apply: https://jccpgh.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website at www.jccpghdaycamps.com

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or qualification in instructing cooking and creating healthy recipes for elementary and middle school-aged children
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers ages 5-14
  • Desire and willingness to work with children
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • 18 years or older

General Responsibility:

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

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be available for 5 hours of remote pre-camp planning in May and June
  • Participate in Staff Week June 17-21, 2024
  • Actively participate in staff trainings and meetings
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
  • Set up cooking kitchen during staff week
  • Prepare lesson plans a week in advance and review with the Creative Arts Coordinator to ensure materials needed are available, aspirational arcs are being set, and activities are age appropriate
  • Implement creative weekly lesson plans by unit and age group for Culinary Arts that are infused with the Jewish value (middah) of the week
  • Lead campers in daily healthy, kosher style cooking programming in a fully equipped teaching kitchen
  • Help to create a virtual “J&R Cookbook” with recipes that campers cook throughout the summer
  • Prepare for and lead week-long chugim (club) for 3rd-8th grade campers throughout the summer
  • Be responsible for daily opening and closing procedures in the kitchen space
  • Responsible for organization of all cooking equipment and appliances
  • Assist in shut down procedures and packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Must attend and plan for at least one after camp extra programming (late stay or overnight) – additional compensation provided
  • Be a positive, contributing member of the specialist team

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Compensation:

  • $3,000 – $4,500 depending on experience

Bonuses: In order to be eligible for any bonus you must work a minimum of 6 weeks

  • $700 bonus if you miss 10% of days or less of contracted time to work, Restrictions apply
  • $250 All Star bonus
  • $250 bonus if you refer a friend to work at camp
  • Bonuses will be awarded in final paycheck – at the discretion of the camp director

Perks:

  • Free JCC membership during time of employment
  • 5 guest passes to bring friends and family to use the facility (includes gym, pool, outdoor park)
  • Lunch and snacks provided every day
  • 30 minute daily break
  • Camp t-shirt/tank top provided to wear every day of the week
  • Staff appreciation throughout the summer
  • Surprise swag given throughout the summer
  • End of summer social
  • Hump Day Dunkin Donuts every Wednesday
  • Shabbat bagel breakfast every Friday

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Morgantown, WV

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

Emma Kaufmann Camp is located along Cheat Lake in Morgantown WV. Owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, EKC is a co-ed residential camp with an emphasis on teambuilding, developing positive values, independence, premiere programming and activities. This child-centered environment includes campers ages 6-16. As a staff member at EKC, you will enjoy the opportunity for personal growth and develop friendships that will last a lifetime. Visit our website at www.emmakaufmanncamp.com

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.

General Responsibility:

The Arts and Crafts Supervisor is responsible for supervising the arts and crafts activity counselors. They will provide support to the arts and crafts team and lead activities of their own. They will each artistic skills such as mosaics, textiles, sewing, painting, drawing, tie dye, ceramics, photography and other crafts. The Arts and Crafts Supervisor is responsible for the safety and whereabouts for all campers in the Art shed. They will collaborate with their team on all activity lesson plans. The Arts and Crafts Supervisor will work in partnership with the supervisor team, and will report to the Director of Administration, Business, and Operations. This position is an “in-residence” position, requiring them to live onsite during employment. Dates for the summer are May 29 – August 4, with flexibility for time off based on other projects the employee may be committed to.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience and/or certification in or extensive knowledge of creative arts

• Desire and willingness to engage with children

• Ability and willingness to accept supervision and guidance

• Ability to problem solve and be flexible as schedule changes, weather challenges and other issues arise

• Experience working with children ages 6-16 in a recreational setting.

• Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

• Capacity to work with a broad range of people

• Strong abilities both to collaborate with a team and work autonomously

Responsibilities/Expectations:

• Attend Head Staff and General Staff Orientation, May 29-June 15, 2024

• Responsible for the supervision of the Arts and Crafts Activity Counselors

• Reviews and approves the planning of daily activity programs

• Responsible for maintaining upkeep of arts and crafts program supplies

• Develop art projects that are appropriate for the age and ability of campers ages 7-16 and give them the opportunity to express themselves creatively.

• Teach artistic skills such as mosaics, textiles, sewing, painting, drawing, tie dye, ceramics, photography and other crafts.

• Collaborate with activity counselors with planning and executing all performing arts chugim

• Be responsible for planning and executing evening programs as needed

• Facilitate the clean-up after activities as required by the specialty team

• Assists the programming team in set up and breakdown of programs, including but not limited to unit programs, staff programs, and signature events

• Be punctual to all programs and meetings

• Be responsible for the proper use of equipment and supplies

• Cooperate with Camp leadership in matters involving rules, safety, & programming

• Set a good example in all areas of camp life; act as a role model

• Be a positive, contributing member of the camp team

Additional Responsibilities:

• Set a good example for campers including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing cleanup and chores, and sportsmanship

• Follow camp rules and regulations

• Keep a clean and tidy cabin and living space

• Complete duties as assigned.

• Attend all staff meetings as directed.

• Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities

• Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policy.

• Additional responsibilities as assigned

Compensation:

• $4,000 – $6,000 depending on experience

Benefits:

• Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided every day

• Free on site housing all summer

• Camp t-shirt provided

• Staff appreciation throughout the summer

• Staff only activities

• Curated staff social experience

Physical Qualifications:

While performing duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch, 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, walk and 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 and FBI clearances and mandated reporter training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

Attn: Human Resources

5738 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15217