Employment Opportunities

Employment Application

To apply, you MUST complete an application and send in to the JCC, attn: Deenah Hettle, or drop off to an associate at the front desk. (Resumes are accepted in addition to application. )

Full-time and part-time employees receive:
  • A free membership
  • 20% Off massage, personal training, and party rental rates
  • Discounts on childcare, summer camp, and specialty camps
  • 8 Free hours of babysitting per week plus member rate beyond 8 hours/week

In addition to the above, childcare employees receive free or significantly-discounted childcare.

The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

AQUATICS DEPARTMENT

Swim Lesson Instructors (WSI)

Part-Time: Varying shifts available

Position Overview:

Teach the different levels according to the AMR, provide a safe and positive learning environment for students. Give corrective feedback on skills for each level of swimming.

Requirements:

  • Water Safety Instructor certification is preferred thru the American Red Cross but not mandatory

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

Water Fitness Instructor

Part-Time: Varying shifts available

Position Overview:

Monitoring, educate patrons on fitness and safety, and maintain a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants

Requirements:

  • Certification preferred but will do in house training

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

CHILD CARE DEPARTMENT

Director | Gan Rimon

Full-Time: 40 Hours/Week at Gan Rimon School For The Early Years

Position Overview:

The Gan Rimon Director is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all children within the center’s care. The Gan Rimon Director is directly accountable for overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including working with leadership in the implementation of curriculum development, staff and facilities management, budgetary considerations, and long-range planning. The Director ensures that the needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately.

Location: Gan Rimon: York JCC School For The Early Years 6434 Susquehanna Trail S, York, PA 17407

General Responsibilities:

  • Establish quality vision for the center; manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with the vision and with the DHS, STARS, NAEYC, and CACFP PA state and local requirements; maintain quality effectiveness measurements
  • Work collaboratively with leadership in the implementation of our ECE educational curriculum, and with staff to develop positive learning activities; manage adherence to PA state and local regulations
  • Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines
  • Maintain communications with parents of current and prospective students through direct conversation, newsletters and parent handbook; implement community outreach activities to maintain and promote positive community relationships
  • Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies; ensure legal and financial compliance: DHS, STARS, NAEYC, CACFP and all JCC leadership and coordinators
  • Oversee all office functions including payroll and personnel management (staff supervision) and purchasing
  • Maintain all staff files in accordance with DHS, STARS, and NAEYC accordance
  • Resolve conflicts (including corrective action when necessary) to ensure a positive experience for everyone
  • Manage budget planning and review weekly, monthly, and annually
  • Support current illness and emergency procedures; ensure staff is trained appropriately
  • Work with leadership to implement strategic plan and goals in keeping with mission of program
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or related field of study
  • Preferred Master’s Degree and/or a minimum of 30 credits in ECE
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience
  • 5 years of direct professional experience in an early childhood setting or related field
  • High energy
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; technology skills
  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment
  • A strong understanding of child development
  • Strong finance and budgeting skills
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification
  • Clear full background checks and clearances – PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal, National Sex Offender Registry, and FBI
  • Must pass health screening with TB test (initial hire)

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

Lead Teacher

Full-Time: 40 Hours/Week at Main Branch

Position Overview:

The Early Childhood Head Teacher will provide leadership for the classroom team to maintain the quality of the JCC’s Early Childhood Program, provide excellent care and education for children and build strong collaborations with families.

Location: Gan Tamar Campus: 2000 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Associate Director / Director in the supervision of staff members on your teaching team.
  • Arrange regular meetings for your teaching team.
  • Provide a nurturing environment in which all children feel welcomed and secure.
  • Meet NAEYC and Keystone STARS* standards.
  • Adhere to the standards outlined in the JCC Early Childhood Program Handbook for:
  • Following DHS regulations
  • Communicating with families
  • Care of facility and equipment
  • Record keeping
  • Curriculum
  • Health and safety procedures
  • Teamwork, including regular attendance of staff meetings
  • Other duties as needed or assigned.

Requirements:

  • B.A. degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, special education, psychology, or the human services field
  • Three to four years of teaching experience
  • Vision
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of child caregiving
  • PA certified in Early Childhood Education

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

Assistant Teacher

Full-Time: 40 Hours/Week at Main Branch and at Jacobus Branch
Part-Time: 20-25 Hours/Week at Jacobus Branch and at Main Branch

Position Overview:

The principle duties of the Assistant Teacher include collaborating with the Head Teacher to develop weekly curricular plans; cooperating with home base team to implement and evaluate classroom activities; overseeing the physical well-being of the children; maintenance of the classroom, classroom materials and equipment; and contributing to the overall operation of the Early Childhood Program.

General Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Head Teacher to provide a nurturing environment in which all children feel welcomed and secure.
  • Meet NAEYC and Keystone STARS* standards.
  • Adhere to the standards outlined in the JCC Early Childhood Program Handbook for:
    • Following DHS regulations
    • Communicating with families
    • Care of facility and equipment
    • Record keeping
    • Curriculum
    • Health and safety procedures
    • Teamwork
  • Attend regular meetings for your teaching team, the Early Childhood Program, and the JCC.
    • Other duties as needed or assigned.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, plus 15 credits in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Human Resources, or an equivalent field and one year experience working with children; or
  • High school equivalent plus 30 credits in the above fields; or
  • High School equivalent plus two years of experience working with young children.
  • Vision
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of child caregiving

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

School-Age Child Care: Assistant Classroom Leader

Part-Time: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM; 29 Hours per Week; Days and Time are Flexible

Locations: York JCC and DAIS

Position Overview:

Provide care and guidance for children ages 6 to 12. Work collaboratively with the childcare team to provide a safe, nurturing environment in which all children feel welcomed and secure.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, plus 15 credits in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Human Resources, or an equivalent field and one year experience working with children; or
  • High school equivalent plus 30 credits in the above fields; or
  • High School equivalent plus two years of experience working with young children.
  • Vision
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of child caregiving

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

Babysitting Room Caregiver

Part-Time: 8 Hours per Week; Saturday, 7:45 AM – 12:00 PM and Sunday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Position Overview:

We are looking for a person who:

  • Has excellent customer service skills
  • Is punctual
  • Is able to provide care, guidance and direction for children from 2 months – 11 years of age
  • Enjoys interacting with children such as reading, games play, and other socialization methods
  • Is able to feed, change diapers
  • Has good vision
  • Can lift and carry a child up to 50 pounds
  • Performs upkeep, cleaning toys, and equipment in the room

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or higher
  • At least 18 years old
  • CPR & First Aid certified

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

FITNESS CENTER

Yoga Instructor

The Group Fitness Instructor will lead members, in a group environment, through a pre-arranged format of exercises designed to enhance overall fitness, strength and endurance, while ensuring that the safety of the members is not compromised.

We’re seeking a Yoga Instructor to lead our fitness classes. As our new Yoga Instructor you must be:
• Enthusiastic about group exercise classes and enjoy creating and delivering new, fresh and innovative routines
• Confident in your professionalism by reporting on-time with a positive attitude and a passion to motivate others
• A professional who is collaborative and a flexible leader in and out of the studio

Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Must have Yoga Certification
• 1-3 years experience preferred

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

Les Mills BODYPUMP Instructor

The Group Fitness Instructor will lead members, in a group environment, through a pre-arranged format of exercises designed to enhance overall fitness, strength and endurance, while ensuring that the safety of the members is not compromised.

Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Must have Les Mills Body Pump Instructor Certification
• 1-3 years experience preferred

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

HOSPITALITY

Kitchen Assistant

Position Overview:
The Kitchen Assistant will work directly with the Kitchen Supervisor in the preparation and delivery of lunches and snacks for the child care.

General Responsibilities

  • Lunch and snack preparing and portioning as well as delivering to child care classrooms
  • Daily cleaning of work space
  • Assistance to the dishwasher in retrieval of food and dish carts

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

MARKETING

Marketing & Communications Manager

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the organization’s marketing, communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Responsible for the development,  implementation, and brand consistency of marketing materials, support the marketing objectives, and maximize the positive exposure of the organization’s programs, services, and mission/vision.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Communications, or relevant field with at least 5 years of relevant experience preferred. 
  • Experience in the development, implementation, and measured execution of marketing and communication plans.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of integrated traditional and digital marketing platforms, their respective audiences, and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft programs.
  • Experience with mass email services and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.).
  • Experience in project management preferred
  • Certified content management system preferred (preferably WordPress).
  • Experience hiring, training, developing, supervising, and appraising personnel.

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

SUMMER CAMP

Summer Camp Counselor

Position Overview:

Looking for a great summer job? J Camps, located at the York JCC, is looking for energetic, dedicated staff members who are interested in working in a fun, creative camp environment this summer.  Our Summer Camp counselors receive training which includes child development workshops, skill sharing, and certification in Basic Water Safety and CPR. We hire on a rolling basis and recommend you complete your application no later than April 12, 2021.  Our summer season is June 1st – August 13, 2021.
An added bonus is a Free JCC membership for the summer!

Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Vision
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of child caregiving

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Front Desk Customer Experience Team Member

Part-Time: 8-10 Hours/Week;Open availability:

Position Overview:

You are a key person in providing front line customer service to our members and potential members, upholding the York JCC Mission and Core Values, and generating membership sales.

General Responsibilities:

  • Direct sales, processing member applications, upgrades, downgrades and cancelations
  • Serve as key staff person to conduct tours with prospective members, which includes a sales component to convert visitors into members
  • Assist with daily retention calls, renewals, and documentation of member requests
  • Providing front line security by greeting members, ensuring all scans are valid, guests are checked in properly and all entering members are directed to the correct areas
  • Answering phones, transferring calls, and taking and disseminating messages
  • Quick and accurate data entry of all program registrations and receipts
  • Accurately maintaining records and balancing of all monies received and disbursed
  • Supporting staff by cross selling programs, answering questions, and running rosters
  • Being a liaison between membership and staff
  • Assisting with training and coverage of fellow CET members
  • Attending monthly departmental meetings

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Customer Service/Sales Experience
  • High School Diploma
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Computer Experience

York JCC application must be completed in order to be considered.

Questions or to submit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.

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