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The Tucson J is a community center where everyone is welcome and we offer amenities for people of all ages and identities. Home to an Early Childhood Education center, after-school care and camps, Disability Services day programs, fitness center and pool, beautiful new tennis courts, and so much more, there’s truly something here for everyone, including the people who work here! Our staff is not only part of a team, but an important part of our community. Join us! 

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Director of Community Engagement

PT/FT: Full-time M-F

Position Summary:

As identified in Southern Arizona Jewish Community Pathways to Enriching Jewish Life and in the most recent Tucson J strategic plan, our community wishes to elevate and embrace diverse and innovative approaches to Jewish life. We will do this by creating an easily accessible, welcoming, and vibrant environment through establishing micro-community platforms and networks, with links to a wide variety of diverse offerings such as social justice, spirituality, the arts, environment, etc.); community-wide Jewish celebrations; and, curated spiritual and cultural experiences for affinity groups across the generational spectrum. In addition to enhancing the Jewish lives of those currently engaged, the community also is committed to attracting those who are unaffiliated and/or disengaged to a rich and meaningful Jewish practice or journey, in whatever form that may take for them.

We are searching for a dynamic individual to be the face of our community’s engagement work who will serve as the inaugural Director of Community Engagement. This individual is knowledgeable about Jewish practices and resources and will connect Southern Arizonans with one another and with local and on-line resources. The Director of Community Engagement will foster meaningful Jewish journeys and help Jews of Southern Arizona to find their place in the Jewish community, meeting them at their individual entry points. This leadership position will direct the engagement work emerging from the collaborative efforts of the Ecosystem, including pilot projects such as the newly established Relationship Based Engagement Initiative that serves to elevate and embrace diverse and innovative community-based approaches to Jewish Life.

This position is housed at the Tucson J, the town square of Jewish life in Tucson and Southern Arizona and reports to the Tucson Js Director of Jewish Life and Learning. Guided by values rooted in Jewish tradition, the Tucson J is open to all people of all ages and all abilities. Everyone belongs, while some may choose to formally join. While the position is housed at the Tucson J, this is a community engagement role, where programming and meeting may take place in our physical space or out in the community, beyond the walls of our facility. The J practices radical inclusivity and is a safe non-judgmental space for all. Our Southern Arizona Jewish community is incredibly diverse with Jewish families and individuals self-identifying as: Just Jewish, Not Jewish, Culturally Jewish/Secular/Humanist, Jewish by Birth, Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, multi-faith, Israeli American, Jews of Color, LGBTQ, single-parent, differently abled/special needs, low-income, middle-income, and affluent. The J welcomes the participation of self-identifying Jewish families of all backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

The Director of Community Engagement alongside the other members of the engagement team and in close collaboration with the leadership and membership of the Jewish Ecosystem in Southern Arizona will work towards the goals of:

  • Building greater Jewish community through engagement work with Jewish organizations
  • Creating more opportunities for participation in vibrant Jewish life
  • Creating intentional and measurable Jewish engagement outcomes

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Foster and incubate micro-communities by affinity groups and interest
  • Serve as the primary staff member in driving the cross-agency ecosystem initiatives forward
  • Build connections between and among Jewish organizations and individuals looking for elevated or alternative approaches to Jewish life and connect them with resources to further their Jewish journeys
  • Be a strategic thought-partner in advancing the community’s engagement initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with engagement team members at the J and across the Jewish community
  • Identify and train a cohort of community weavers (volunteers) and Jewish organizations to assist in building and supporting micro communities
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of an online platform for participant engagement through communication and information exchange
  • Foster collaboration among synagogues and Jewish agencies and coordinate community-wide Jewish events
  • Create an evaluation plan, track engagement metrics, and develop quarterly reports to share with the Ecosystem Leadership Team and membership
  • Promote and support programs, activities, and other engagement opportunities throughout the community in collaboration with Jewish organizations
  • Identify (and where there are gaps, create) diverse engagement opportunities for those interested in furthering their Jewish connection
  • Meet with individuals and families to build relationships and serve as a connector between people, programs, and initiatives
  • Speak at and participate in community events and activities
  • Work in collaboration with the development and communications staff at both JPSA and the Tucson J to further the goals of the initiative
  • Oversee the disbursement of an engagement budget, including support for community-wide events and micro grant engagement opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with other JCC departments and attend all relevant JCC staff team meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Ideal Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors degree or combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of related community relations experience, including managing community engagement and outreach programs
  • 3+years supervisory experience
  • Familiarity with Jewish lifecycle events and an appreciation for the importance of Jewish communal life, Jewish organizations, and trends in Jewish life
  • Effective written and oral communication skills for diverse community interactions, public speaking, workshops, publications, and public relations
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Experience working on complex and cross agency projects, and ability to make sound decisions with evolving information
  • Demonstrated ability to design and facilitate meetings, events, and collaborative processes engaging diverse stakeholders for continued community growth
  • Demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office, and on-line surveying tools
  • Facility for technology and social media, as well as excitement about its potential as a tool of engagement
  • Creative, self-motivated, and energized by interpersonal interactions
  • An able project manager, competent in breaking down and implementing project steps
  • Able to build meaningful and trusting relationships with inter-organizational partners and internal colleagues
  • A team player, supporting the work of others, and being accountable to colleagues
  • A quick study who can use data to understand and translate complex information
  • Understanding of and commitment to the initiatives intended outcomes
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends
  • Access to reliable transportation

About the Tucson J:

We offer a robust schedule of events ranging from Arts & Culture to Sports & Wellness to Children & Family. At the J we offer something for everyone from 0 to 99!

Our beautiful Foothills location offers the perfect setting for your meeting, wedding, or other special event. Our trained professional will help you with all your rental needs, including catering.

If fitness is your main goal, we offer a full fitness facility and more than 100 free weekly classes included in your membership.

We are proud to offer a privately funded preschool serving 300 children during the school year from six weeks to pre-K. Additionally, we offer after-school care for elementary-aged children and provide transportation from over 20 schools daily during the school year.

Most importantly, we offer a sense of community and acceptance to the entire Tucson community. We invite you to step inside and feel the energy of the J!

Salary: $68,500

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jselco@tucsonjcc.org

Assistant Early Childhood Education Teacher

Full Time Year-round

8 hour shift M-F between 7am-6pm

A primary function of this and every other job at the “J” is to ensure by whatever rational and legal means necessary that each member, guest and visitor leave the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived. The Classroom Assistant Teacher functions as a support person for the Lead Teacher.  Although assigned to a specific classroom, they must be willing to assist in any room as temporarily reassigned to maintain ratio.   

 

Position Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Classroom Lead Teacher and the ECE Director, the Classroom Assistant Teacher is responsible for:

  1. having a working knowledge of the mission, goals and policies of the Tucson Jewish Community Center and the Early Childhood Department
  2. ensuring the overall functioning and quality of the ECE program, including the safety and welfare of all children and the safety and appropriateness of all activities
  3. acting as a representative of the ECE program and the Center; must always portray professional image
  4. knowing correct procedures for opening and closing a room, greeting parents and children, checking identification at pick-up, diaper changing, safety and emergency procedures and all other ECE procedures.
  5. assisting in preparing assigned classroom activities- may be asked to plan and implement specific activities and work with individual children or groups of children participating in all activities including swimming, gym, music and other special activities
  6. following directions of lead teacher and/or Directors concerning appropriate practices
  7. maintaining health (including diapering and toileting) and safety standards
  8. maintaining professional relationships with parents and teachers
  9. assisting with classroom record keeping
  10. overseeing and helping with snack, lunch and cleanup
  11. continuing professional growth by participating in faculty meetings, in-services and a minimum of 18 hours of formal ECE training through workshop attendance or college classes yearly
  12. respecting confidentiality of each child, parent, faculty member and all Center issues
  13. maintaining current fingerprint clearance status and TB testing
  14. maintaining open and ongoing communication with Lead Teacher and Directors and accepting additional duties or projects as designated.

Qualifications

  1. minimum of a high school diploma- some college or CDA training and prior experience working with children preferred
  2. desire to continue professional growth and training in the early childhood and the ability to implement training and program goals and standards
  3. ability to relate patiently, positively and sensitively to children, parents and other faculty members
  4. ability to communicate and to understand and carry out written and verbal directions
  5. display evidence of emotional maturity and stability including ability to handle difficult situations and to use supervision constructively
  6. ability to assist with instruction and related activities in a classroom
  7. ability to perform physical tasks associated with childcare, including but not limited to hearing and speaking, reading, swift movement, transitioning from varying indoor & outdoor locations, providing assistance by bending, lifting, crouching, carrying and/or reaching overhead.
  8. meet any additional qualifications set forth in our by our DHS licensing

Rate: $13-$14 an hour

Joline Riddle, Director of Early Childhood Education

Contact Joline Riddle, Director of Early Childhood Education, at Tucson JCC, 520.299.3000 jriddle@tucsonjcc.org

Early Childhood Support Faculty

Part Time

8-29hrs a week

M-F 7am-6pm

Reporting directly to the Classroom Lead Teacher and ECE Directors, the support faculty is responsible for:

  1. having a working knowledge of the mission, goals and policies of the Tucson Jewish Community Center and the Early Childhood Department
  2. insuring the overall functioning and quality of the ECE program, including the safety and welfare of all children and the safety and appropriateness of all activities
  3. acting as a representative of the ECE program and the Center; must portray professional image at all times
  4. knowing correct procedures for opening and closing a room, greeting parents and children, checking identification at pick-up, diaper changing, safety and emergency procedures and all other ECE procedures.
  5. assisting in preparing assigned classroom activities- may be asked to plan and implement specific activities and work with individual children or groups of children participating in all activities including swimming, gym, music and other special activities
  6. following directions of lead teacher and/or Directors concerning appropriate practices
  7. maintaining health (including diapering and toileting) and safety standards
  8. maintaining professional relationships with parents and faculty
  9. assisting with classroom record keeping
  10. overseeing and helping with snack, lunch and cleanup
  11. continuing professional growth by participating in faculty meetings, in-services and a minimum of18 hours of formal ECE training through workshop attendance or college classes yearly
  12. respecting confidentiality of each child, parent, faculty member and all Center issues
  13. maintaining current fingerprint clearance status and TB testing
  14. maintaining open and ongoing communication with Lead Teacher and Directors and accepting additional duties or projects as designated.
  15. being flexible and accepting of daily room assignment(s)

Qualifications

  1. minimum of a high school diploma- some college or CDA training and prior experience working with children preferred
  2. desire to continue professional growth and training in the early childhood and the ability to implement training and program goals and standards
  3. ability to relate patiently, positively and sensitively to children, parents and other faculty members
  4. ability to communicate and to understand and carry out written and verbal directions
  5. display evidence of emotional maturity and stability including ability to handle difficult situations and to use supervision constructively
  6. ability to assist with instruction and related activities in a classroom
  7. ability to perform physical tasks associated with childcare, including but not limited to hearing and speaking, reading, swift movement, transitioning from varying indoor and outdoor locations, providing assistance by bending, lifting, crouching, carrying and/or reaching overhead.
  8. meet any additional qualifications set forth in our by our DHS licensing

Rate: $13-$14 an hour

Contact Joline Riddle, Director of Early Childhood Education at jriddle@tucsonjcc.org

Part Time Member Relations Associate

A part of the Member Relations Team and reports directly to the Assistant Director of Member Relations. Duties include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting guests and members, program registration and transactions, along with cross-training for the Experience Team.

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 ability to multi-task.

· Strong communication and decision-making skills required.

· Additional duties and tasks as assigned based on individuals’ talents and interests.

· Administrative skills a plus to include data entry, filing, and more.

Experience:

  • Customer service: 1 year (Required)
  • Communication skills: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Administrative experience: 1 year (Preferred)

This position will have a (mostly) regular schedule with availability to cover vacation and sick call outs for other team members.

We are hiring 1 candidate to work:

  • Sat & Sun 6:45am-12:30pm
  • Wed 6-8:30pm

**Additional shifts for coverage as needed.

Regular business operating hours:

M-Th 5am-8:30pm

F 5am-6pm

Sat & Sun 7am-6pm

2-3 weeks of paid training to include shadowing co-workers to learn the multiple ways of accomplishing goals.

Hourly Wage $13.00/hr

Benefits include:

  • Individual Fitness Membership
  • Paid training
  • On-going regularly scheduled training and development

We are looking to fill this position for a start date as early as October 3rd, depending on selected candidates’ availability.

Contact Christina Pugh, Assistant Director of Member Relations at cpugh@tucsonjcc.org

After-school Program Staff

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Monday- Friday 3-6pm 

Job Description: A primary function of this and every other job at the “J” is to ensure by whatever rational and legal means necessary that each member, guest, and visitor leaves the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived.

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 in a recreational afterschool program setting while 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.

Must currently have a level 1 fingerprint clearance card. High school graduate or equivalent.

 Pay Rate: $13/hr

Contact Corey Cravens, Director of After-school Programming, at ccravens@tucsonjcc.org

After-school Bus Driver

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Monday- Friday 1:30-3:30pm

Job Description: A primary function of this and every other job at the “J” is to ensure by whatever rational and legal means necessary that each member, guest, and visitor leaves the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived.

The Tucson JCC is looking to hire a driver on a part time basis (10-15 hours/week) to work weekday afternoons transporting children from schools to the JCC for our afterschool program. Under the supervision of the Director of Afterschool Programing, the driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of our members from our select schools we pick up from to the JCC for the school year. In addition to driving responsibilities, there may be an opportunity to pick up extra hours.

Must currently have a level 1 fingerprint clearance card. Experience cooking/baking. Experience working with youth. High school graduate or equivalent.

 Pay Rate: $15/hr

Contact Corey Cravens, Director of After-school Programming, at ccravens@tucsonjcc.org

Events Setup and Building Service Team Member

FT/PT: Full-time

Schedule: 8-hour shift. Weekend, holiday, and night availability. 

Skills Requested:

  • Exceptional guest service skills
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend and lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand long periods at a time.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Basic problem solving, math, and internet skills.
  • Be friendly, outgoing, and responsive.
  • Be obsessive about cleanliness.
  • Be conscious of your behavior as it affects a safe, secure, and green environment 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with inventory of disposable items.
  • Stocking and maintaining janitorial closets and janitorial duties as needed.
  • Responds to radio calls and assists other J team members.
  • Ensuring set up of all meeting rooms to the specifications of the guest. This includes beverage prep. and cleaning of rooms before meetings.
  • Break down all meeting rooms where meetings have concluded and return to storage areas so the room will be available to be reset for the next function.
  • Some laundry duties
  • Can understand and translate written specification and diagrams of rooms.
  • Supply and replenish meeting rooms with clean cups, glasses, fresh water, and other items as requested or noted on the Set-Up Schedule, or Diagram.
  • Interact with guests and group contacts to obtain feedback on quality of service and food in absence of management.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of department supplies, and equipment.
  • Responds professionally, quickly, and efficiently to all guest/client requests, seeking answers if unknown.
  • Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard cleaning products, and procedures as requested by guests or assigned by the supervisor to adhere to health, and cleaning standards.
  • Controls noise level of activities involving room sets.
  • Adheres to all security procedures to ensure guest safety.

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Pay rate: $14/hour

Contact Dale Green, Director of Building Services at dgreen@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 113 for more information

Male Day Porter/Janitorial

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Monday through Friday, day shift. Able to work a flexible morning schedule. 

Job Description: We are seeking an energetic and reliable Day Porter to perform day-to-day Janitorial cleaning/disinfecting of our facility. Overall duties will include removing debris, maintaining, and restocking restrooms and responding to all cleaning emergencies.

Skills Requested:

  • Must be reliable and professional.
  • Prepared to execute all duties and responsibilities in a safe and timely manner.
  • Adheres to all security procedures to ensure personal/guest/staff/facility safety.
  • Ability to stand long periods at a time.
  • A winning attitude, and a team player
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Be obsessive about cleanliness
  • Be knowledgeable in order to be helpful
  • Be conscious of your behavior as it affects a safe, secure, and green environment
  • Ability to have fun and enjoy oneself, work, human contacts, and the environment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect all public restrooms on a rotating basis for cleanliness and maintenance of an adequate supply of toiletries. Floors around toilets and under urinals must be mopped per scheduled shift using disinfectant cleaner.
  • Public areas are to be continuously policed and picked up throughout the day for removal of all litter, damp mopping spillages from hard floors, or extracting spillages from carpeted areas, emptying, and disinfecting of trash receptacles, and removal of spots and/or graffiti from wall surfaces.
  • Building entrances are to be policed for removal of all litter, debris and trash.
  • Entrances should appear neat and orderly at all times.
  • Pick up trash as required/requested.
  • Clean interior and exterior windows, windowsills and doors.
  • Spot cleaning of public display cases and display items such as statues and plaques.
  • Check elevator cabs, vacuum/mop out elevator cabs, clean/disinfect off cab doors, outside call and interior cab buttons and interior walls, and remove and/or clean up any debris or soil such as cigarette butts, chewing gum, coffee spills, graffiti, etc.
  • Additional clean up required beyond normal policing may be required from time to time.
  • Removal of trash from trash cans/receptacles on the interior and exterior property and replacement of trash can liners.

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • High school diploma or relevant qualification required.
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license.
  • 6 – 12 months’ porter experience.

Pay rate: $13/hour

Pay rate: $13/hour

Contact Dale Green, Director of Building Services at dgreen@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 113 for more information

Direct Support Professional

PT/FT: Full-time

Hours: We have two program locations:

Program: Arts for All at the Tucson J Oracle campus at 2520 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, 85705

7am to 4pm M-F

Program: Taglit, Tucson J main campus at 3800 E River Rd, Tucson, 85718

7:30am-3:15pm M-F

DESCRIPTION:

Tucson Jewish Community Center offers two unique day programs for adults with disabilities.

Direct Support Professionals oversee the participants’ health and well-being. While accommodating a wide variety of interests and skill levels, our programming will challenge our participants to model up and achieve personal goals. We emphasize wellness, team building, skill development, and social interaction, as well as help our participants explore their community in new and exciting ways.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible for assisting and supporting participants with disabilities while they follow their schedule during the program. The DSP will work with the participant supporting them out in the community during field trips and assisting them in gaining social skills throughout the program. All DSP’s are responsible for the care and safety of the participant (s) that are assigned to them and of all program participants. DSP’s ensure that all participants are fully included in activities. This may involve making suggestions, adaptations, and/or accommodations to the program/programming so that all can participate. Our philosophy for DSP’s is for them to do the least possible group manipulation to achieve participation or independence. A primary function of this and every job at the JCC is to ensure that each member, guest, and visitor leave the JCC feeling just a little better than when he/she/they arrived.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Undertaking all tasks to support people in achieving their goals and objectives as highlighted in their ISP’s
  • Being responsible for developing aids, adaptations, and some programming
  • Liaising and maintaining positive communication with parents, other professionals both internal to the JCC and outside organizations
  • Working as part of a collaborative team
  • Administer medication
  • Attendance at staff meetings/trainings
  • Undertaking training to maintain and continue professional development
  • Responsibility for the health, safety, and well-being of all program participants.
  • Strong creativity and the ability to have fun, enjoy yourself, your work, and your environment
  • Assist in assuring that all contract and license requirements (DES/DDD) are being met including writing objectives, teaching and behavior plans, data collection, monthly, incident and physical management reporting, timely meetings (30-day, med reviews, team assessments) lesson plans, etc.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of schedules and opportunities for participants to gain independence, self-help and social skills, make quality use of leisure time and meet their objectives.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to fulfill physical duties of job including:
  • Lifting and/or assistance with transfers (a minimum of 50lbs)
  • Swimming
  • Feeding
  • Attending to personal care issues – this may or may not involve lifting and/or toileting
  • Driving JCC vehicles
  • Fitness activities (i.e. participation in yoga, karate, gym workouts, etc.)
  • Flexibility: the ability to change assignments with little or no notice

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College Degree preferred
  • Class one fingerprint certification (can be obtained after hire)
  • First Aid & CPR certification (can be obtained after hire)
  • Article 9 training (can be obtained after hire)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Knowledge of ASL a plus
  • Any additional certifications a plus (i.e. prevention and support, certified caregiver training, etc.).

Pay Rate: Starting $13.50 BOE.

Full benefits package including JCC membership

Contact Charlie Paige, Director of Disability Program Services at cpaige@tucsonjcc.org for more info

Taglit Program Coordinator

PT/FT: Full-time

Hours:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

DESCRIPTION:

The Taglit Day Program provides a small supportive group of young adults with disabilities with a full-day program designed to explore, cultivate, and maximize each individual’s potential. The Taglit Program Coordinator is responsible for providing assistance to Taglit’s vocational (Avodah) and enrichment (Ha’ashara) program staff. The Program Coordinator will work with the Director of Taglit to create monthly lesson plans within Taglit’s core programs. The Program Coordinator will also create, modify, and communicate monthly schedules to staff, participants, and their families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct assistance to Ha-Ash-Arah (enrichment program) and Avodah (vocational program) staff while monitoring daily flow, outings, and problem solving as necessary
  • Act as a mentor and a leader, modeling appropriate behavior for cohorts
  • Coordinate field trips and volunteer opportunities in conjunction with the Director of Taglit
  • Identify and provide necessary programming aides and adaptations
  • Connect with JCC families and community organizations while maintaining consistent communication and positive relationships
  • Provide participants and staff with daily announcements
  • Maintain and monitor accurate sign in and sign out logs
  • Provide direct service when necessary
  • Create and implement meaningful lesson plans
  • Create and communicate schedules to families and staff
  • Monitor and purchase program supplies
  • Attend weekly meetings with Taglit staff and the Director of Taglit
  • Maintain clear and open communication with the Director of Taglit
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with the people with disabilities or in social services (2+ years preferred)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Supervisory Experience Preferred
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Driver’s License Required
  • CPR/First Aid certification, Article 9 Certification, Fingerprint clearance card (all can be obtained after hire)
  • The ability to have fun and enjoy oneself, work, human contacts, and the environment

Pay Rate: Starting $14.75

Full benefits package including JCC membership

Contact Charlie Paige, Director of Disability Program Services at cpaige@tucsonjcc.org for more info

HOURS:                     Part Time, up to 25 hours per week

SCHEDULE:              TBD

SUPERVISOR:          Fitness Center Coordinator

 

PAY RATE:                Starting at $13.00

HIRING FOR OPENING SHIFT- 4:45am-10:30/11am Monday-Friday, some weekends

A primary function of this and every other job at the Tucson J is to ensure by whatever rational, ethical and legal means possible that every member, guest and visitor leave the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived.

As an ambassador of the JCC, a Floor Trainer (FT) 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain safety and order as primary focus at all times during shift and following new COVID-19 protocols.
  • Greet all customers with warm and welcoming attitude.
  • Move around the room to be able to see all vantages points of the entire fitness area.
  • Enforce facility rules.
  • Keep facility tidy and clean per scheduled cleaning protocol.
  • Offer safe and appropriate training advice when asked and when safety is of concern.
  • Stop all unruly and unsafe behavior.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 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.

REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED

REQUIRED: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor s Degree in a related field preferred.
  • National Certification

EXPERIENCE:

  • Personal Trainer experience preferred but not required.

Contact Amy Dowe, Director of Fitness + Wellness at

adowe@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 299-3000 ext. 251 for more information.

Certified Personal Trainer

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule/Availability:

Sunday anywhere between 8am-6pm as needed, Monday-Thursday anywhere between 2:30pm-8:30pm as needed

Job Description:

The Tucson J is seeking a knowledgeable coach for the following sports: basketball, flag football, volleyball, and soccer with youth coaching experience. Coaches needed to coach youth clinics for children 3-14 years old. The coach will organize and execute 30-45-minute group practices. As a part of the Sports & Recreation team, the youth sports coach will be expected to ensure the health and safety of all patrons around the gymnasium and softball field at all times. All Youth Sports Coaches may also instruct Private (1-on-1) and Semi-Private (2-6 participants) on a flexible schedule. 

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • Experience coaching children 3-14 years old in the above-specified sports. Must be reliable, punctual, self-motivated, and effectively communicative.
  • Preferred First Aid/CPR certification. 

Pay rate: $13.50/hour for Clinics/League, $15/hour Private/Semi-Private Lessons

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Contact Shanda Romans, Sports + Recreation Program Coordinator at sromans@tucsonjcc.org or (520) 618-5091 for more information.

Group Fitness Instructor

FT/PT: Part Time

Schedule: Based on availability and fitness center needs 1+hr per week

Job Description: Provide instruction for a variety of fitness classes

Tailor each class to the participants, paying attention to people’s age, fitness levels, and any injuries or health concerns

Assist participants throughout the class

Ensure participant safety by monitoring techniques and equipment usage

Foster an inclusive environment for members         

Qualifications: Current CPR/First Aid,

Current certification to teach:

Aqua Aerobics/Aqua Fit

            Indoor Cycling

            TRX

            Les Mills Body Pump

            Les Mills Body Combat

            Free Style Formats in Stretch, Balance, Strength, Conditioning

Pay Rate:: Based on experience, starting at $20 per class

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

Group Fitness Instructor

FT/PT: Part Time

Schedule: Based on availability and fitness center needs 1+hr per week

Job Description: Provide instruction for a variety of fitness classes

Tailor each class to the participants, paying attention to people’s age, fitness levels, and any injuries or health concerns

Assist participants throughout the class

Ensure participant safety by monitoring techniques and equipment usage

Foster an inclusive environment for members         

Qualifications: Current CPR/First Aid,

Current certification to teach:

Aqua Aerobics/Aqua Fit

            Indoor Cycling

            TRX

            Les Mills Body Pump

            Les Mills Body Combat

            Free Style Formats in Stretch, Balance, Strength, Conditioning

Pay Rate:: Based on experience, starting at $20 per class

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

FT/PT: Part-time

Schedule: Monday-Friday, day time and evening hours available; Wednesday & Friday hours available immediately. Appreciate availability to cover vacation and sick call-outs for other team members. Weekly schedule will be remain consistent. Additional shifts for coverage as needed. 

Job Description: Lifeguards, along with swim coaches and instructors, are a part of the Aquatics Department and Experience Team. They ensure the safety and positive experience of all users on the pool deck. Duties include, but are not limited to: monitoring the patrons in and around the pool, greeting guests and members, maintaining the cleanliness of the pool, along with cross-training with the Membership & other Wellness Departments. Additional aquatic employment opportunities, like swim lesson instruction, are available based on experience.

Skills Requested:

  • Confidence to work alone and adaptability to work within a team
  • Must have a friendly and outgoing personality
  • Strong communication and decision-making skills
  • Physical ability to walk and stand for long periods of time and to lift 50lbs

Qualifications + Certifications: 

  • American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard

Pay rate: $13/hour

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

Masters Swim Coach

PT/FT: Part Time

Schedule: M/W/F 5:30-7am & Saturdays 7-8:30am

Job Description: Knowledgeable swim coach with adult coaching experienced needed to take over the early morning Masters swim practices. The coach will write and execute 90-minute practices for a group of experienced adult swimmers. As a part of the TJCC Aquatics team, the Masters coach will be expected to ensure the health and safety of all patrons on and around the pool.

Qualifications: USA Swimming Coach Certified (preferred), ARC lifeguard (preferred), CPR/First Aid.

Pay Rate: $17-20/hr

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

A primary function of this and every other job at the Tucson J is to ensure by whatever rational, ethical and legal means possible that every member, guest and visitor leave the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived.

As an ambassador of the JCC, a Pickleball Instructor represents the JCC to members and clients by delivering a positive pickleball experience and quality lessons leading to member retention and client acquisition and retention.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Maintain safety and order as primary focus at all times during shift and following new COVID-19 protocols.
  • Greet all customers with warm and welcoming attitude.
  • Reports any incidents or accidents to the Director of Racquet Sports.
  • Submits all paperwork and financial reporting, if applicable, in accordance with Tucson JCC policy.
  • Understands the use and benefits of services, products, programs, and activities by participating in regularly scheduled staff meetings and training workshops.
  • Helps ensure facility is accessed only by actual members and/or guests, and that it is safe and secure at all times.
  • Have a deep knowledge of the intricacies of the game.
  • Enforce facility rules.
  • Be familiar with Sports and Wellness programming.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the courts and surrounding areas by patrolling the courts several times daily.
  • Follows the court reservation system to ensure a smooth and even flow of traffic on and off courts.
  • Offers instructional services including small groups, clinics, private and semi private lessons, team coaching.
  • Follows the session plans and program structure defined by the Director of Racquet Sports.
  • Attends staff and facility meetings.
  • Promotes the facility and its amenities to potential members when applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be an experienced player.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong work ethic.
  • Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational.
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury.

 

 

REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED

PREFERRED: 

  • Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred.
  • International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) Certification, or
  • Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) Certification.

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Pickleball instructor experience preferred but not required.

PAY: 

  • Starting at $15 BOE + commission

A primary function of this and every other job at the Tucson J is to ensure by whatever rational, ethical and legal means possible that every member, guest and visitor leave the “J” feeling just a little better than when they arrived.

As an ambassador of the JCC, a Tennis Instructor represents the JCC to members and clients by delivering a positive tennis experience and quality lessons leading to member retention and client acquisition and retention.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Maintain safety and order as primary focus at all times during shift and following new COVID-19 protocols.
  • Greet all customers with warm and welcoming attitude.
  • Reports any incidents or accidents to the Director of Racquet Sports.
  • Submits all paperwork and financial reporting, if applicable, in accordance with Tucson JCC policy.
  • Understands the use and benefits of services, products, programs, and activities by participating in regularly scheduled staff meetings and training workshops.
  • Helps ensure facility is accessed only by actual members and/or guests, and that it is safe and secure at all times.
  • Have a deep knowledge of the intricacies of the game.
  • Enforce facility rules.
  • Be familiar with Sports and Wellness programming.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the courts and surrounding areas by patrolling the courts several times daily.
  • Follows the court reservation system to ensure a smooth and even flow of traffic on and off courts.
  • Offers instructional services including small groups, clinics, private and semi private lessons, team coaching.
  • Follows the session plans and program structure defined by the Director of Racquet Sports.
  • Attends staff and facility meetings.
  • Promotes the facility and its amenities to potential members when applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be an experienced player.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong work ethic.
  • Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational.
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury.

 

 

REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED

REQUIRED: USTA Safe Play Certification.

PREFERRED: 

  • Bachelor s Degree in a related field preferred.
  • Teaching certifications from USTA, USPTA, PTR, or ITF.

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Tennis instructor experience preferred but not required.

PAY: 

  • Starting at $15 BOE + commission

Summer Camp Tiyul (Travel) Unit Head

PT/FT:  Full-Time Seasonal, M-F 8:30 – 4pm

Position Summary:

Work with Camp J staff team to provide an intentional summer experience, where all campers can discover, learn, and grow. This dynamic individual will be responsible for leading all staff and campers within the Tiyul Unit (grades 6-9). Responsible for leading all Tiyul trips (typical schedule is day field trip Monday and Tuesday, a 2-night travel trip Wednesday-Friday). This staff member will be responsible for upholding the policies and philosophy of camp, maintaining a positive attitude, and working with others to create a positive camp community. Staff training will be May 15-19th & May 21-24. Camp will run from 5/31-8/2.

Ideal Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:

Experience with tween engagement is preferrable but not a requirement. 

Required

Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card.  Must have availability for two overnights a week.

Pay Rate:

$14.25/hour

Apply Here:

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Contact Robin Kelley, Director of Camping Services, at rkelley@tucsonjcc.org if you have any questions

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

DEI Statement

At the Tucson J, we strive to be a team where everyone is involved, respected, and heard. We recognize the value of all identities, abilities, and experiences, creating a work-place environment where employees feel empowered to be their full selves. An empowerment that resonates a positive impact on our team, and the community we serve. Be you, with us!

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.

Accommodations Statement

The Tucson J is committed to the inclusion of all people of all identities. As part of this commitment, we will work with any employee who believes reasonable accommodations will benefit their ability to be a successful member of the Tucson J team.

 

Come join our wonderful team!