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(273) JCCGW
Thu, 16 April 2015 21:47:36 +0000
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Day Camp Director

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) located in Rockville, MD is looking for a Director of our Day Camp. This position is expected to promote a high-quality, high-energy program at all times; while creating an inclusive, welcoming atmosphere committed to professionalism, friendliness, and safety supporting the JCCGW values.

The Director is responsible for the overall operation, planning, program development, execution, staff management, and implementation of a 450 child ACA accredited day camp. The ideal candidate must possess the following:

• Must have a minimum of a 4 year degree;
• A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a leadership position in either a day or resident camp;
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience hiring, training and supervising staff in a youth based setting;
• A positive, energetic demeanor; willingness to “hit the ground running”;
• Up to date knowledge on current camp trends, developments and laws;
• Strong budgeting skills;
• Proven track record developing, implementing and growing successful camp programs.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The JCCGW offers a benefits package that includes free membership to the fitness center, discounts for most class registration fees, health and other insurance, paid time off, and observance of major national holidays as well as Jewish holidays.

Application Process:
To apply complete and e-mail employment application, resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@jccgw.org (Application for Employment is required - http://www.jccgw.org/jobapplication.)


(272) Rabbi Gilah Langner
Wed, 8 April 2015 01:35:40 +0000
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Kehila Chadasha, a progressive havurah that meets on Sunday mornings in Bethesda, is looking for Sunday School teachers for 2015-16. We’re looking for dynamic college students who love Judaism and want to share Jewish values, culture, and traditions with kids. Our classes are small, and creative approaches to learning are valued. Openings available from K through 9th grade; pay is competitive. Prior teaching experience desirable but not necessary. Two blocks from the Bethesda Metro, Sunday mornings 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For more information or to apply, contact Rabbi Gilah Langner, 202-364-3006 or langner@erols.com.


(271) JCCGW
Wed, 25 March 2015 15:44:35 +0000
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Greeter and Member & Guest Services Associate (Part-Time)

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington has an opening for a part-time Greeter and Member and Guest Services Associate. This position reports to the Director and Member and Guest Services. Located at 6125 Montrose Road in Rockville, this premier community center is at the heart of Jewish life in Montgomery County, operating a full scale health and fitness center, pre-school, day camp and variety of education and arts programs.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will be working at the greeter’s desk and the main front desk of the center.

Position Responsibilities:
• Answering the main phone line for the Center, answering questions about Center activities and directing inquiries as needed
• Monitoring access to the Center and verifying photo identification per the approved procedure
• Distributing guest badges
• Receiving packages and notifying appropriate staff
• Processing transactions
• Entering and verifying data in the database
• Completing other tasks as directed by the Member Services Supervisor

Position Requirements:
• This position is a weekend position, 10 hours regularly scheduled hours per week with potential for more hours.
• This position requires the ability to multi-task and prioritize when faced with several demands at one time.
• Applicants should be dependable and punctual, organized, friendly and able to communicate effectively with members both in person and over the phone.
• Applicants should be proficient in MS Office.
• Experience with a database program is preferred.
• GED or High School Diploma required, some college education preferred.
• 2 years of front desk or customer service experience preferred

We are conveniently located near two Metro Red Line stations and have free on-site parking.

To be considered, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@jccgw.org

(270) JCCGW
Fri, 13 March 2015 21:43:35 +0000
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March 13, 2015

Cultural Arts Program Coordinator

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington has an immediate opening for a full-time Cultural Arts Program Coordinator. The Coordinator will be a highly-motivated, creative individual and an experienced program manager who will develop and execute visual and literary arts programs. S/he must have the drive and passion to connect and engage families through arts and culture. We are looking for an individual who has commitment and enthusiasm. This position calls for a programming generalist with a background in visual arts who can work closely with the Director of Arts and Culture and the Chief Program Officer.

Working in partnership with other community organizations, artists and committees, the Cultural Arts Coordinator will connect members of the community to meaningful arts and culture programming through a Jewish lens. These programs include, but are not limited to, a cultural arts festival, ongoing literary and visual arts programming.

Essential Functions:
• Literary Arts
o Assist in selecting authors/performers and developing the book festival schedule.
o Supervise the Book Festival Box Office including hiring box office staff and development of online ordering component, and overseeing box office activity and staff once open
o Manage all aspects of author travel prior to and during annual Book/Cultural Arts Festival
o Assist with creation of book festival schedule and marketing materials.
o Set up and run Book/Cultural Arts Festival events and Book Store with the Director and committee members.
o Attend annual Jewish Book Council meetings and Book Expo America (May.)
• Manage JCC Book Clubs (i.e., update website, Center Scene articles, reserve space and manage communication with Book Club lay leaders.)
• Visual Arts
o Manage and organize all administrative responsibilities associated with gallery exhibitions.
o Identify and suggest new exhibit ideas though a process developed for selecting artists with a lay committee and networking with other JCCA Gallery Directors to exchange ideas.
o Coordinate the installation and de-installation of exhibits, utilizing local contractors as needed.
o Ability to introduce, discuss exhibits with donors, members and the public through individual and group presentations.
o Provide post-exhibit reports that include number of viewers, sales and evaluation data.
o Work collaboratively with all departments, including but not limited to preschool, after school, COA, Camp JCC and other JCCGW internal staff to develop value added programming for various groups in the JCC.
• Must be physically present in the building during core business hours on a regular basis.

Benefits include health/dental, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, paid time off (PTO), holidays, flexible spending account, 403(b), free membership to our on-site fitness center, indoor/outdoor pools and employee discounts to most Center programs. We are conveniently located near two Metro Red Line stations and have free on-site parking.

To be considered, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@jccgw.org.


(269) JCCGW
Fri, 27 February 2015 14:25:48 +0000
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Babysitting Attendant needed for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington. Located at 6125 Montrose Road in Rockville, Maryland, this premier community center is at the heart of Jewish life in Montgomery County, operating a full scale health and fitness center, preschool, day camp, and a variety of education and arts programs.

The JCCGW is looking for a babysitting attendant who will provide safe and fun babysitting services for member's children while they are using the Center. You will have a customer service focus as interaction with children and parents is critical.

Candidates must have:
* High school diploma or GED preferred
* 1 year of experience babysitting
* CPR required
* Knowledge of basic babysitting practices
* Ability to create a fun and interactive environment for the children
* Exhibit a professional and polite appearance and demeanor
* Ability to courteously and firmly interact with children and parents to maintain health and safety standards.

If you are an upbeat person who loves to play, have lots of energy, and would like a fun job working with kids, then the position at the JCCGW is a perfect opportunity for you!

We offer competitive pay, a fun environment, and a free health and fitness membership!

We are conveniently located near two Metro Red Line stations and have free on-site parking.

Please email your resume to jobs@jccgw.org

(268) JCCGW
Mon, 23 February 2015 06:49:55 +0000
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Youth Sports Instructor needed for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington. Located at 6125 Montrose Road in Rockville, Maryland, this premier community center is at the heart of Jewish life in Montgomery County, operating a full scale health and fitness center, pre-school, day camp and variety of education and arts programs.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for teaching children ages 3 - 12 in various sports classes -- gymnastics, basketball, soccer, t-ball and more.

Need to be able to work weekdays from roughly 2:45pm-6pm.

Qualifications:
Candidate must have the ability to enthusiastically lead classes and have knowledge of age appropriate drills & games. Ability to work with the public, program participants and other employees in a pleasant, courteous manner as required by the position. Must be able to sufficiently observe unsafe conditions. Must have the strength and agility to safely and correctly spot gymnastics participants.

Experience:
Must have experience in coaching, as well as enjoy interacting with children.

We are conveniently located near two Metro Red Line stations and have free on-site parking.

E-mail your résumé and salary requirements to jobs@jccgw.org

(267) JCCGW
Mon, 23 February 2015 06:18:48 +0000
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Assistant Preschool Teacher (Full-Time)

The Jewish Community Center Preschool in Rockville is seeking an Assistant Teacher to begin immediately. Our Reggio-inspired program is full day and year round. Our Assistant Teachers work collaboratively with our Lead Teachers to develop the curriculum around the theories and thinking of our students and to integrate Jewish celebrations and values into the culture of our school. We believe that relationships and dialogue are the basis for a rich learning environment, and seek individuals who desire to be engaged in the work of young children in the context of a wonderful community.

We seek individuals with experience in early childhood education or a related field, a degree in ECE or a college degree plus the 90 hour course (or willingness to take the 90 hour course) or equivalent, and forward-thinking, joyous dispositions. Must be fluent in English and be able to help write communications to parents.

Please send a resume and cover letter to slanes@jccgw.org

(266) JCCGW
Mon, 23 February 2015 05:56:03 +0000
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Camp JCC Head Nurse (Rockville)

Camp JCC at the JCC of greater Washington is looking for a Head Nurse for our summer day camp program. This Head Nurse will work full time during the summer with pre camp responsibilities including Leadership Meetings, reviewing of camper and staff medical files as well ordering supplies and setting up of the camp health room.

Specific responsibilities and expectations:
* Managing the Health policies and daily procedures at camp
* Supervising the other medical staff at camp
* Reviewing camper and staff files prior to camp
* Presenting orientation for summer camp staff as it relates to Health Care procedures and policies
* Extensive interaction with campers, parents and staff
* Triage, treatment and dispensing of medication

Qualifications include:
* B.S. degree in Nursing with a current Maryland State License
* Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
* Camp environment experience is helpful but not exclusionary. Must LOVE working with children and teens and be an exceptional communicator with a positive and upbeat personality.
* Experience working with children with disabilities

Competitive salary including summer membership to the JCCGW is included.

Applicants should have experience in a leadership position at a comparably sized day or overnight camp, school or other youth program.

Our online application can be found at: https://jccgw.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

Our website can be found at:
http://www.jccgw.org/camp-youth-teens/camp-jcc/camp-jcc-staff/

If you have questions, please contact Fara Gold at 301-348-3880 or fgold@jccgw.org for more information.

(265) JCCGW
Mon, 23 February 2015 05:55:02 +0000
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Camp JCC Specialists

Camp JCC at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington is looking for ruach (spirit) filled and enthusiastic Art, Drama, Sports and Outdoor Adventure specialists for our summer day camp program. Specialists will oversee their program areas and create activities for camp groups.

Specific responsibilities and expectations:
• Lead activities for campers ages 4 and up.
• Build curriculum with the Program Director for each camp session
• Integrate Informal Jewish Education into programs and activities
• Bring an enthusiasm for each program area to the camp community.
• Be creative, positive, enthusiastic and flexible!

Experience & Knowledge
• Experience leading specialty area at another camp or recreational setting
• Experiencing creating program plans and supervising staff

Must be available the entire camp season of June 15 - August 7.

Applications being accepted online at: http://www.jccgw.org/camp-youth-teens/camp-jcc/camp-jcc-staff/

If you have questions, please contact Fara Gold at 301-348-3880 or fgold@jccgw.org for more information.

(264) Eileen Graub
Wed, 18 February 2015 17:49:12 +0000
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STAFF POSITIONS AVAILABLE
RAMAH DAY CAMP
ELKINS PARK, PA


Jewish Day Camp in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania has positions available for counselors and specialty staff for the summer season (June 22nd–August 14th. Join our team of talented, creative staff and 300 campers
(4-13 years old). Our ideal staff has experience with children, strong leadership skills, and will serve as a positive Jewish role model.

Positions available:
•counselors
•sport specialist
•swim staff (lifeguards; swim instructors: may provide reimbursement for qualified applicants requiring certification),
• program support staff (i.e. kitchen; maintenance, daily camp operations etc.).

Contact Sue Ansul, Director, at 215-885-8556 or susana@ramahpoconos.org. Visit our website at www.ramahdaycamp.org


Winter Office: Summer Address:
Ramah Day Camp Ramah Day Camp
2100 Arch Street 7601 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19103 Elkins Park, PA 19027


Make a positive influence on children’s lives while you make lasting friendships in our wonderful Jewish community!


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