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The Tucson JCC is a community center for the entire community. It is a safe space with amenities for everyone. We offer an Early Childhood Education center, after-school care and camp, Special Needs day program, fitness center and pool, beautiful new tennis courts, and so much more! The J is more than a community center and job, it’s a second home! Come be a part of our family!

Open Positions

PT/FT: PT

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 1:30-3:30 PM, 

Description: Looking to hire a driver on a part-time basis (10-15 hours/week) to work weekday afternoons based on childcare enrollment numbers driving our JCC mini busses. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Children and Youth Services, the driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of our members at our different sites during the school year. In addition to driving responsibilities, there may be an opportunity to pick up extra hours.

Qualifications/Requirments: Must currently have a level 1 fingerprint clearance card, Must be 21 with a clean driving record.

Pay Rate: $15

Contact Corey Cravens, Director of Afterschool Programming, at (520) 299.3000 EXT 256 or email ccravens@tucsonjcc.org for more info

PT/FT: Part-time

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 2:00 – 5:30 PM

Description: Work with J-Care team to provide an experience like no other to J-Care children. This dynamic individual will be responsible for supervising children along with co-Counselor, creating a community within their group. This staff member will be responsible for upholding the policies and philosophy of our program, exuding spirit, and maintaining a positive attitude.  

Qualifications/Requirements: Must currently have a level 1 fingerprint clearance card. High school graduate or equivalent.

Pay Rate: $13/hr

Contact Corey Cravens, Director of Afterschool Programming, at (520) 299.3000 EXT 256 or email ccravens@tucsonjcc.org for more info

FT/PT: Full-Time

Job Description: 

The J is the town square of Jewish life in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Guided by values rooted in Jewish tradition, we are open to all people of all ages. Everyone belongs, while some may choose to formally join. As a result of a recent strategic planning process, we are seeking to build community through innovative Jewish programming. The programming might take place at the Tucson Jewish Community Center (also known as “The J”) or beyond the walls of our facility as River and Dodge. The J practices radical inclusivity and is a safe non-judgmental space for all. 

We are looking to find our perfect shiddach (match) to become the Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager! The Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager will serve as a resource to and connector of Jewish life in Tucson and Southern Arizona. The Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager will build and maintain relationships with those seeking Jewish community, be a concierge to connect community members and families with offerings provided in various Jewish spaces, and create opportunities to support community members’ Jewish journeys as they unfold. The Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager is an integral member of The J’s team beyond the Jewish Life and Learning department. Our ideal Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager loves getting to know people, making new friends, and is looking for a job that allows them to be out in the community most of the time. This person has strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an engagement portfolio: Meet, follow-up with, and build and maintain relationships with 100 community members and/or families. Actively track quantitative and qualitative data using The J’s customer relationship management (CRM) software and through other measures of reporting.
  • Be a welcoming voice and face to new community members: Welcome, concierge, and connect new Jewish community members to Tucson and Southern Arizona. Become familiar with other Jewish organizations in town in order to help connect community members to current offerings. Collaborate to create new offerings where gaps exist between desired interests and current offerings.
  • Foster meaningful Jewish journeys and help Jews in Tucson find their place in the Jewish community of Tucson, meeting them at their individual entry points: Facilitate intentionally curated experiences (whether they be micro-communities or cohort gatherings) related to Jewish life. Such micro-communities and cohorts might include, but are not limited to: Shabbat and holiday celebrations, gatherings for Jewish military families with young children, and a Jewish book club.
  • Build relationships with and empower community volunteers to become active partners in this work of building and strengthening Jewish community.
  • Other duties within the Jewish Life & Learning team as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Maintain an engagement portfolio: Meet, follow-up with, and build and maintain relationships with 100 community members and/or families. Actively track quantitative and qualitative data using The J’s customer relationship management (CRM) software and through other measures of reporting.
  • Be a welcoming voice and face to new community members: Welcome, concierge, and connect new Jewish community members to Tucson and Southern Arizona. Become familiar with other Jewish organizations in town in order to help connect community members to current offerings. Collaborate to create new offerings where gaps exist between desired interests and current offerings.
  • Foster meaningful Jewish journeys and help Jews in Tucson find their place in the Jewish community of Tucson, meeting them at their individual entry points: Facilitate intentionally curated experiences (whether they be micro-communities or cohort gatherings) related to Jewish life. Such micro-communities and cohorts might include, but are not limited to: Shabbat and holiday celebrations, gatherings for Jewish military families with young children, and a Jewish book club.
  • Build relationships with and empower community volunteers to become active partners in this work of building and strengthening Jewish community.
  • Other duties within the Jewish Life & Learning team as assigned.

Pay rate: $35,000 – $45,000

Contact Jennifer Selco, Director of Jewish Life & Learning, jselco@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 106 for more information

FT/PT: Part-time (maximum 25 hours/week)

Schedule: Multiple shifts available

Job Description: The Tucson JCC Fitness Center is looking to hire Floor Trainers. As an ambassador of the JCC, a Floor Trainer (FT) represents the JCC to members and clients by delivering a positive fitness experience leading to member retention. Responsibilities include: greet and engage all customers with warm and welcoming attitude, maintain safety and order as primary focus at all times during shift, maintain “Floor Balance” maintain no position for more than 10 min (desk, cardio area, etc.), take laundry/towels to the Sports Desk as needed, reinforce facility rules when needed, keep facility tidy and clean per scheduled cleaning protocol, offer safe and appropriate instruction on use of equipment when asked and when safety is of concern, provide CPR/First Aid/AED when needed, track group fitness class numbers and weight room audit numbers accurately, be familiar with Sports and Wellness programming (Fitness Schedule, Specialty classes, etc), and more.

Skills Requested:

  • Understand principles of physical fitness and proper exercise technique.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Adjust and operate fitness equipment.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification required
  • Customer Service experience required
  • Fitness industry experience required
  • Personal trainer experience preferred but not required

Pay rate: Starting at $13/hour

Contact Amy Dowe, Director of Wellness adowe@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 251 for more information.

PT/FT: Part-time 

Schedule: Requires a flexible schedule to work evenings and weekend shifts with availability to cover vacation and sick call-outs for other team members. You will have a mostly consistent weekly schedule. Additional shifts for coverage as needed. 

Description: Position is part of the Member Relations Team. Duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, greeting guests and members, program registration and transactions, along with cross-training for the Wellness department. 2 weeks of paid training to include shadowing co-workers to learn the multiple ways of accomplishing goals. Looking for someone that has an interest in events and rental planning. Additional duties and tasks as assigned based on individuals’ talents and interests. 

Skills requested:

  • Interdepartmental communication and collaboration.
  • Strong computer skills and ease of learning new systems. Adaptable to rapid change during this COVID era.
  • Must have a friendly and outgoing personality paired with being a team player and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong communication and decision-making skills are required.
  • Administrative skills (including data entry, filing, and more) are a plus.

Qualifications + Certifications: N/A

Hourly Wage: $13/hr

Contact Christina Pugh, Assistant Director of Member Relations, at (520) 299.3000 EXT 198 or cpugh@tucsonjcc.org for more info 

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Flexible

Job Description: The Tucson JCC Fitness Center is looking to hire Personal Trainers. As an ambassador of the JCC, a Personal Trainer (PT) represents the JCC to members and clients by delivering a positive fitness experience and quality personal training sessions leading to member retention and client acquisition and retention. These individuals will assist members and clients with education and guidance on comprehensive fitness programs, prepare and deliver comprehensive fitness programs based on client goals that include appropriate exercise selection and teaching a fitness lifestyle, inform clients of the fitness tools available to assist them in achieving their goals, set expectations and hold clients accountable to their comprehensive fitness programs through goal setting, lead follow up discussions, and tracking progress, demonstrate safe and proper exercise technique to clients, attend monthly staff meetings, and more. 

Skills Requested:

  • Understand principles of physical fitness and proper exercise technique.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Adjust and operate fitness equipment.
  • Ability to perform a variety of exercise routines.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required, 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification required
  • National Certification (one or more qualifying certifications, please inquire within for a list)

Pay rate: Commission based, starting at 50/50 split

Contact Amy Dowe, Director of Wellness adowe@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 251 for more information.

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Applicants should be available Monday-Friday from 2-4PM and have a flexible schedule. 

Job Description: The Tucson JCC Sports & Recreation Department is looking to hire available Pre-School/Early Childhood Youth Sports Coaches for the following sports: Soccer, Basketball, Tee Ball, and Flag Football. These individuals should enjoy working with youth ranging from 3-6 years old. Those applying are also recommended to have youth sports coaching experience. Coaches must be able to work with multiple participants throughout the week, and be confident working one on one with participants.

Skills Requested:

  • Be reliable
  • Ability to efficiently, effectively and positively manage, supervise, and coach a group of participants ranging in ages 3-6
  • Ability to take initiative and direction
  • Have a solid understanding of the rules and fundamentals of any of all of the specified sports and how to teach them to groups as well as one on one
  • Enjoy working with youth ages 3-6
  • Be able to work in a collaborative team setting as well as independently
  • Have effective, open verbal and written communication skills
  • Have great organizational skills
  • Ability to think on your feet and adapt using a positive, solution-based mindset when faced with adversity or change on any scale
  • Strong creativity and the ability to have fun, enjoy yourself, your work, and your environment

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • (Preferred) Valid CPR/First Aid Certification and Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card

Pay rate: $13/hour

Contact Mallory Shenker, Director of Athletics & Aquatics at mshenker@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 255 for more information

FT/PT: Fulltime

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Job Description: An Advocate is responsible for assisting and supporting people with disabilities while they follow their schedule in a year-round day program at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. The advocate will work with the participants in developing and maintaining independent living skills, supporting them in the community, supporting them in activities at The J, and assisting them in gaining volunteer and work experience skills. All advocates are responsible for the care and safety of the participants that are assigned to them and of all program participants. 

Qualifications + Certifications: We will provide training if needed

Pay Rate: $13/hr

Contact Emily Malin, Director of Special Needs Services, at (520) 299.3000 EXT 168 or emalin@tucsonjcc.org for more info 

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Flexible; applications should be available Monday-Thursday; weekend availability is a bonus. Applicants must be able to work with multiple participants throughout the week, and be confident working one-on-one with participants. 

Job Description: The Tucson JCC Sports & Recreation Department is looking to hire available Youth Ballet and Gymnastics Instructors. Those applying must have Ballet or Gymnastics instructing experience. Instructors are responsible for undertaking any and all tasks to support the participants in achieving their goals and objectives in whichever skill is being taught. Instructors are responsible for planning, organizing, and executing productive and successful classes designed to keep participants engaged the entire time and delivering constructive feedback to foster growth and development in all participants of all skill levels. 

Skills Requested:

  • Be reliable

  • Ability to efficiently, effectively and positively manage, supervise, and instruct a group of participants

  • Ability to take initiative and direction

  • Have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of all basic ballroom dances and how to teach them to groups as well as one on one

  • Be able to work in a collaborative team setting as well as independently

  • Have effective, open verbal and written communication skills

  • Have great organizational skills

  • Ability to think on your feet and adapt using a positive, solution-based mindset when faced with adversity or change on any scale

  • Strong creativity and the ability to have fun, enjoy yourself, your work, and your environment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a role model for all participants and staff, conducting yourself properly while participating in all required activities with an enthusiastic attitude
  • Be responsible for the health, safety, and well-being of all participants (this includes adhering to and enforcing our COVID protocols at all times)
  • Plan, organize, and execute productive and successful classes designed to keep participants engaged the entire time including basic steps, maintaining frame and delivering constructive feedback to foster growth and development in all participants of all skill levels
  • Exercise patience, inclusivity, and diplomacy in relations with all participants, co-workers, and supervisors
  • Maintain comprehensive written records and collecting data for goals and objectives
  • Attend staff meetings and actively participate in training sessions to maintain and continue professional development

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • (Preferred) Valid CPR/First Aid Certification and Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • 1 Year Ballet or Gymnastics Instruction (required)
  • Associates Degree (required)

Pay rate: $13/hour

Contact Shanda Romans, Sports & Recreation Program Coordinator at sromans@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 193 for more information

Application for Employment

Tucson JCC  inclusive hiring information:

  • Disability accommodations
  • Inclusive of minority and disadvantaged groups
  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Age-inclusive
  • Diversity and inclusion training or programs

Regular business operating hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 5 am – 8:30 pm
  • Friday: 5 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 7am – 6pm

Benefits for all employees include:

  • Individual Fitness Membership for PT positions and Family membership for FT
  • Paid training
  • On-going regularly scheduled training and development
  • Discounts on programs and services

It is the policy of The Tucson Jewish Community Center (“Tucson J”) to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Tucson J will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

The Tucson J is open to the entire community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in any of our programs or activities. We are committed to providing an environment where all are welcome.

Come join our wonderful team!

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