Join Our Team!

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

Full-time and part-time employees receive:

  • A free membership
  • 20% Off massage, personal training, and party rental rates
  • 10% Off at Belmont Bean Co. at the JCC
  • 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.

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AQUATICS


Full-Time: 40 Hours/Week at Main Branch

Position Overview:
Overview: This position, under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, has the
responsibilities of maintaining order in the Natatorium by preventing accidents through the
enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations governing the conduct of members and guests.
Additional responsibilities include monitoring the facilities for potential hazards or unsafe
conditions, providing first aid, and all other duties as necessary or required.
Work Schedule: Between 9AM – 9PM
Minimum Education/Experience

  • Must be a minimum of 15 years of age
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification must be current and maintained
  • CPR for the professional rescuer, first aid, and AED certification must be current and maintained

General Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a safe environment for all participants.
  • Communicate and enforce all regulations and pool rules in a personable and
    professional manner.
  • Assist swimmers in and out of the pool when needed.
  • Complete daily checklists and pool readings as instructed.
  • Take chemical readings on a one-hour cycle or as noted on the pool log. Bring any
    unusual readings or conditions to the attention of the director.
  • Help instructors with equipment and assist them during classes.
  • Maintain eye contact with all swimmers.
  • Be on deck at all times.
  • Report all needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Must attend staff training.
  • Attend member service training.

Performance Expectations

  • Greet everyone by name in a friendly manner
  • No non-work related reading materials allowed
  • Be willing to substitute for fellow team members and secure substitutes for working hours if unavailable to work
  • Repoart all member service conditions to the Aquatics Director or Aquatics Assistant Director
  • Abide by all Center and Aquatics policies and procedures at all times
  • Provide excellent customer service to JCC members, guests, and staff, by adhering to the JCC Employee Code of Conduct and Staff Code of Caring

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Must be able to swim a minimum of 300 yards continuously at all times
  • Must be able to perform any rescue skill required by certifying organization.

For questions or to sSubmit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.


Work Schedule: Between 9AM – 7PM

Position Overview:

Candidate for this position must be 16 years of age. Must have American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor Certification.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Hold a current Water Safety Instructor certification through the American Red Cross

General Responsibilities:

  • Must understand all four competitive strokes with turns.
  • Create and maintain a safe environment for all participants.
  • Must be an enthusiastic ambassador of the JCC.
  • Must be on time and well prepared for classes.
  • Mark class attendance on daily attendance charts.
  • Put away all equipment after the program.
  • Participate in continuing education programs.
  • Demonstrate and explain skills and reasoning for drills.
  • Understand all the levels of the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program.

Performance Expecations

  • Greet students by name in a friendly manner.
  • Begin and end class on time.
  • Be prepared.
  • Attend member service trainings.
  • Suggest other programming offered at the JCC.

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to assist participants in and out of the pool.
  • Must be able to swim a minimum of 300 yards continuously.
  • Must be able to demonstrate swimming skills.

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

CHILD CARE, EDUCATION & SCHOOL FOR THE EARLY YEARS


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

For questions or to sSubmit an employment application, email Deenah Hettle at dhettle@yorkjcc.org.


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

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


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 principal duties of the Assistant Teacher include collaborating with the Head Teacher to develop weekly curricular plans; cooperating with the 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

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


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

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


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

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


Overview: Get ready for an action-packed summer filled with hands-on learning, trips and silly fun! Provide care and guidance for campers ages 5-14. Give campers a unique and fun summer in a safe and nurturing environment. The Summer Camp Counselor will work cooperatively with the home base teaching team to maintain the quality of the JCC School Age Program, providing excellent care and education for children, and building strong partnerships with families.

 

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years old.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Positively and actively promote the JCC’s mission, membership, programs, events, and charitable purpose to JCC Early Childhood families, members, staff, guests, and the general public.
  • Provide a nurturing environment in which all children feel welcomed and secure.
  • Meet Keystone Stars* standards
  • Adhere to the standards outlined in the School Age Program Handbook for:
    • Following DPW regulations
    • Communicating with families
    • Care of facility and equipment
    • Record keeping
    • Curriculum
    • Health and safety procedures
    • Teamwork, including regular attendance at assigned meetings
  • Conduct yourself in a manner that provides a positive role model.
  • Promote the development of relationships; allow campers opportunities to learn new skills.
  • Work as a team with your co-counselors and specialists.

*Time used to support the JCC in meeting Keystone Stars standards is funded by Keystone Stars. If the JCC should lose this funding, then that portion of time and salary would be absorbed into the operating budget.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to participate in children’s active indoor and outdoor play

Work Schedule: Seasonal Full Time; non-exempt

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

FACILITIES


Overview:The Part-Time Housekeeping I position is a motivated individual who takes pride in cleanliness and customer service. The Part-Time Housekeeping I position is responsible for completing tasks, as assigned by the evening head supervisor, housekeeping supervisor and facilities director, to ensure the entire building is clean and ready to be reopened each morning.

Hours: Part-time evenings and weekends

Responsibilities:

  • Care and maintenance of cleaning equipment; i.e. vacuum cleaners and other cleaning machines
  • Steam cleaning and hard floor care
  • Securing all doors and windows
  • Restocking all paper products, soaps, and housekeeping supplies throughout the building.
  • Refuse removal.
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals, blood pathogens, body fluids
  • Use of proper safety equipment
  • Occasional extra hours
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ensure that all rentals are set up in a timely manner to allow ample time for renters.

 

  • Cleaning and upkeep of the JCC.

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


Overview:The Housekeeping position is responsible for completing tasks, as assigned by the evening head supervisor, housekeeping supervisor and facilities director, to ensure the entire building is clean and ready to be reopened each morning.

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Able to lifte 30 pounds
  • Needs to be standing for periods of time
  • Vision

Responsibilities:

  • Care and maintenance of cleaning equipment; i.e. vacuum cleaners and other cleaning machines
  • Ensure that all rentals are set up in a timely manner to allow ample time for renters.
  • Cleaning and upkeep of the JCC and TBI facilities.
  • Steam cleaning and hard floor care
  • Securing all doors and windows
  • Restocking all paper products, soaps, and housekeeping supplies throughout the building.
  • Refuse removal
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals, blood pathogens, body fluids
  • Use of proper safety equipment
  • Occasional extra hours
  • Other duties as assigned

Performance Expectations

  • Maintain professional attitude/appearance
  • Communicate concerns/problems with facility and assistant facility directors
  • Report member’s complaints, suggestions and comments to your supervisor.
  • Provide excellent customer service to JCC members, guests, and staff by adhering to the JCC Core
    Values.

Work Schedule

  • As scheduled, will vary.

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


Overview:The Gan Rimon Housekeeping I position is a motivated individual who takes pride in cleanliness and customer service. The Gan Rimon Housekeeping I position is responsible for completing tasks, cleaning
and upkeep of the Gan Rimon Daycare facility in Jacobus, to ensure the entire building is clean and ready to
be reopened each morning. This position would offer free childcare during the day at our Gan Rimon facility in
Jacobus.

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Able to lifte 30 pounds
  • Needs to be standing for periods of time
  • Vision

Responsibilities:

  • Care and maintenance of cleaning equipment; i.e. vacuum cleaners and other cleaning machines
  • Ensure that all rentals are set up in a timely manner to allow ample time for renters.
  • Cleaning and upkeep of the JCC and TBI facilities.
  • Steam cleaning and hard floor care
  • Securing all doors and windows
  • Restocking all paper products, soaps, and housekeeping supplies throughout the building.
  • Refuse removal
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals, blood pathogens, body fluids
  • Use of proper safety equipment
  • Occasional extra hours
  • Other duties as assigned

Performance Expectations

  • Maintain professional attitude/appearance
  • Communicate concerns/problems with facility and assistant facility directors
  • Report member’s complaints, suggestions and comments to your supervisor.
  • Provide excellent customer service to JCC members, guests, and staff by adhering to the JCC Core
    Values.

Work Schedule

  • Monday- Friday 5:30pm- 10:30pm

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

FITNESS & WELLNESS



CURRENTLY HIRING:

  • Yoga Instructors
  • Les Mills BODYPUMP Instructors
  • Pilates Instructors
  • Tai Chai Instructors
  • Zumba Instructors

Position Overview

This position under the direction of the Fitness Director is responsible for conducting safe, effective, creative, and enjoyable exercise classes by providing excellent leadership, quality instruction, and high energy motivation.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete 1 hour in-house training
  • CPR/AED with First Aid Certification must be current and maintained
  • Demonstrate a mid- to high-range level of instructor knowledge and continuing education
  • Must hold, provide proof of, and maintain a nationally recognized specialty certification completion required for the class (LesMills programs, Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Zumba, and other formats as approved by Fitness Director).
  • Instructors who have completed any Les Mills initial training may only team teach until video is submitted and proof of a “pass” score is approved.
  • Zumba instructors must remain in active status on the Zumba network

General Responsibilities

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to class, prepared to begin and end class on time. Responsible for own class coverage when unavailable to teach.
  • Greet members warmly, enthusiastically and by name (smiling, eye contact), maintaining an atmosphere that motivates long-term participation and member retention.
  • Educate participants on proper form, anatomy, training principles and modification of moves.
  • Be accountable for accurate class attendance records.
  • Place the safety and needs of the class first and maintain a positive exercise experience for the participants.
  • Strive for required class attendance target numbers as designated by the Fitness Director.
  • Responsible to provide legally purchased music appropriate for the exercise format, quarterly releases and/or other continuing education
  • Clock in and out for every class on ADP
  • Actively communicate with the Fitness Director via email, text, or phone.
  • Keep the equipment, studios, and storage areas clean and organized
  • Ensure that class participants are caring for the equipment and wiping down after use.
  • Keep current with the JCC program guide and cross-reference the JCC’s promotions to group fitness participants through class “shout-outs”.
  • Maintain proper use and care of all instructor equipment including mics, music, stereo equipment and cables.
  • Report any damaged or broken equipment to the Fitness Director in a timely manner.
  • Dress appropriately for class format and demonstrate role model technique.
  • Attend all fitness department meetings.
  • Must be flexible to sub other classes when needed.
  • Provide excellent customer service to JCC members, guests, and staff by adhering to the JCC Employee Code of Conduct and Staff Code of Caring.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Must be able to perform all skills you are scheduled to teach
  • Physically fit to lead class at the appropriate level and with role model presentation

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

JEWISH LIFE & FAMILY SERVICES


Overview:The JCC’s Director of Jewish Life & Family Services will lead a foundational and fundamental department of the JCC. He/she will provide vision, direction, supervision, and support for the day-to-day operations of the Department. Ultimately, the Director is responsible for cultivating and supporting vibrant Jewish life at the JCC. The Director is also tasked with overseeing the creation and facilitation of critical services to the York community’s most vulnerable populations, including those individuals and families that require food, transportation, and/or counseling.

Hours: Full-Time

Jewish Life:

  • Provide guidance and direction to the JCC’s Jewish Life-Family Services Committee and Board of Directors regarding Jewish customs, practices, learning and celebration
  • Serve as a resource, collaborator and programmer for Jewish cultural and religious programming.

Family Services:

  • Direct the JCC’s efforts to provide essential services to the York community’s individuals and families in need.
  • Oversee client centered social services including education, advocacy, information and referral services, and community collaborations for individuals and families seeking assistance.
  • Support and expand the JCC’s volunteer services in delivery of programs.
  • Steward existing and new relationships with community partners, JCC staff, committees, board and leadership.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, research, relate and compare data from different sources. Identify and implement possible solutions.
  • Ability to coordinate and administer programs/projects/activities and protocols. Ability to manage resources, monitor activities, and assess risk and quality issues associated with programs/services.
  • Ability to present information to individuals and groups. Ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with community members, volunteers, referral sources and clients.
  • Ability to recruit, train, and supervise volunteers providing essential services.
  • Performance Expecations:

    • Understand/possess an openness to Jewish religion and traditions
    • Serve as integral member of the JCC’s Leadership Team
    • Attend all meetings and events that support the Department’s main objectives and responsibilities
    • Positively and actively promote the JCC’s mission, membership, programs, events, and charitable purpose to JCC members and the general public
    • Be familiar with the mission, vision statements, and Core Values of the JCC. Model the Core Values while working and communicating with members and staff

    Minimum Educational/Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in Judaic program development and implementation and program presentation. Proven successful management experience in a JCC, non-profit, or similar agency.
  • 2 years of experience working in a social service focused environment, experience interacting with seniors, adults, and families with a variety of social and mental health needs.
  • BA/BS degree required. MA/MS degree preferred in Jewish communal services, non-profit management, public administration or related field.
  • Strong record of professional commitment and goal achievement
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with professional organizations and individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to fundraise, manage finances, strategically plan and develop impactful programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Jewish culture and traditions.
  • Additional training, licensure or certification related to care and treatment for older adults.
  • General Responsibilities:

  • Provide vision and direction to Jewish Life & Family Services Department, identifying key needs and strategic opportunities aligning with the JCC’s mission and vision.
  • Maintain and deliver department’s high-quality, professional programs and services through ongoing assessments and evaluations.
  • Develop/find new innovative arts and culture programming based on the Hebrew calendar
  • Create/analyze and monitor annual budget regularly to ensure the Department meets projections and collaborate with the JCC’s Advancement Department.
  • Foster partnerships and collaborations with community Jewish and secular arts and culture organizations and service providers to enhance the scope and reach of programs and services.
  • Support and expand the volunteer program of the JCC with the assistance of the HR department.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Performance Expectations:

    • Understand/possess an openness to Jewish religion and traditions
    • Serve as integral member of the JCC’s Leadership Team
    • Attend all meetings and events that support the Department’s main objectives and responsibilities
    • Positively and actively promote the JCC’s mission, membership, programs, events, and charitable purpose to JCC members and the general public
    • Be familiar with the mission, vision statements, and Core Values of the JCC. Model the Core Values while working and communicating with members and staff

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


    MEMBERSHIP


    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.

    Minimum Education/Experience: 

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

    Minimum Physical Requirements:

    • Hearing
    • Vision

    General Responsibilities: 

    • Answering phones, transferring calls, and taking and disseminating messages.
    • Greeting members and checking cards to verify member status. As much as possible, personal contact should be made with each visitor in a manner that is personal, friendly and courteous. No reading or personal business should ever take place when a visitor is in the Front Desk area.
    • Processing member applications and registrations (for camp, preschool, childcare, programs, etc.)
    • Quick and accurate data entry of all registrations and receipts.
    • Accurately maintaining records and balancing of all monies received and disbursed.
    • Conducting tours with prospective members, which includes a sales/service component to turn visitors into members.
    • Supporting staff by answering questions, making photocopies, running rosters, “selling” programs to members, and additional projects as needed.
    • Supporting staff by cross-selling programs, answering questions, and running rosters
    • Recommending system improvements where perceived.
    • When possible, substituting for other Service Associates and working extra hours at peak times as needed.
    • Helping to train incoming Service Associates as needed.
    • Keeping current on all aspects of the JCC.
    • Attending departmental meetings.
    • Responding to and following up on all front desk inquiries.
    • Being a liaison between membership and staff.
    • Professional and respectful behavior of your co-workers.
    • Any other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.
    • Professional and respectful behavior for your co-workers

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

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