Job Opportunities

Following are the current open positions at the Sabes JCC. If you are interested in one of these positions, we are accepting applications at this time. Please send the application to the contact listed for that specific position.


Camp Olami Staff

Looking for a summer filled with fun in the sun? Do you want to make a difference in a child's life? Camp Olami at the Sabes JCC is looking for qualified young men and women to serve as staff for the summer.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
Junior Counselor – Ages 16-18
Senior Counselor - Age 19 and up
Specialist -- Age 20 and up
• Arts & Crafts
• Drama
• Judaism
• Sports & Games
• Music
Program Director—Age 21 and up

Staff must be available Monday-Friday, June 12 - August 11 from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Some late nights and overnights are required depending on assignment. Applicants should have previous experience working with children.

For an application or more information: Visit us online at www.sabesjccsummercamp.org. Contact Allie at (952) 381-3308 or agreenstein@sabesjcc.org. Apply today!

*New this year*- Applications are now online! See below for the link to the appropriate application.

New Applicants; click HERE to apply

Returning Applicants; click HERE to apply


Early Childhood Center Kitchen Worker

This part time position is responsible for preparing and serving morning and afternoon snack, washing and sanitizing dishes, and maintaining cleanliness and order in the ECC Kitchen.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Provide high-quality customer service to our clients in a manner which reflects the mission and values of the Sabes JCC ECC.
  • Preparing and serving morning and afternoon snack to the toddler, preschool, and prek classrooms.
  • Wash and sanitize snack and lunch dishes and buckets.
  • Complete weekly tasks such as taking inventory, washing cabinet fronts and countertops, cleaning refrigerator and microwaves, and putting away orders.
  • Communicate with Assistant Director regarding snack menu and ordering needs.
  • Prepare bleach bottles and soapy water bottles for all classrooms daily.
  • Sanitize infant toys daily.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Degree or Equivalent.
  • Pass background check per Rule 3 licensing.
  • Ability to relate to a highly diverse environment and to be a team player.
  • Ability to function productively in a fast-paced high-pressure environment, work independently and accept direction.
  • Have energy and physical stamina to complete routine tasks.
  • Be able to lift up to 35 pounds and push up to 75 pounds.
  • Anticipate and prevent problems; utilize problem solving skills.
  • Calm and positive attitude.
  • Food Manager Certification or willingness to obtain certification within 2 weeks of hire (certification requires 6 hours of in-person training).
  • Prefer previous experience working in food service.

Questions: Please contact Shannon Rader, ECC Executive Director, srader@sabesjcc.org


Sabes JCC Teen Director

In partnership with BBYO and NFTY

The Teen Director understands the process and value of creating a vibrant network of lay and professional supporters who will strengthen youth engagement in the Twin Cities. This Teen Director will partner closely with the youth movements and programs currently represented in the Twin Cities to maximize the programmatic and engagement offerings to Jewish teens across the Twin Cities. The Teen Director helps teens create and connect teens to Jewish activities that are fun, dynamic, and providing them the tools, resources, and guidance to program in a ways that adds value, meaning and identity to their lives.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Create a culture in the community that is highly focused on broad based teen engagement that both elevates current successful models of engagement and goes beyond the bounds of traditional organizations and youth movements. In addition to being a representative of BBYO, NFTY and JCC – a concierge for all teen programming and opportunities.
  • Partner with BBYO HQ, NFTY HQ and JCC staff to create and oversee regional Kallot and conventions that are open and welcoming to all Jewish teens.
  • Plan movement-based programming with input from and partnership with teen leaders.
  • Partner with NFTY HQ, BBYO HQ and JCC staff to create local programing opportunities that are open and welcoming to all Jewish teens and align with the mission and goals of each organization.
  • Convene local teen committees to provide input and help plan these activities.
  • Collaborate with and serve as a community teen concierge to established Jewish organizations that engage with teens in the local community and partner on multiple Twin Cities wide social and educational events.
  • In partnership with local congregations, create a track of programming to engage and support teens who serve as staff in their religious schools – social and educational.
  • Provide local youth professionals support and opportunities for professional development.
  • Create local reunions and engagement opportunities for different camp teen communities throughout the year
  • Pre-summer teen send-off for camps
  • Various visits to various camp during the season
  • Post-summer CIT engagement for all camps
  • Develop relationships with parents, teens, and community lay and professional leaders
  • JCC Maccabi delegation head in partnership with St. Paul JCC
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Four year degree. Preferably in social work, child development, education, recreation or a related field. Two plus years experience in a similar position.
  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing and collaboration.
  • Must be able to travel in support of conventions, meetings and training opportunities. Includes overnight travel.
  • High-level supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other computer programs.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications

POSTING NOTES:

  • Diversity Statement: All Sabes JCC career opportunities are open to all qualified individuals. We embrace diversity of, and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, marital, parental and economic status.
  • Compensation: The JCC provides a competitive compensation package that includes benefits such as health insurance, retirement accounts, sick leave, paid time-off, and opportunities for professional development.
  • Application Submission: Please submit resumes and any other professional portfolio materials to dkornblum@sabesjcc.org.
  • Application Deadline: Monday January 16, 2017.

Questions: Please contact Danya Kornblum, Director of Youth and Camping, dkornblum@sabesjcc.org


Early Childhood Center - Infant Classroom Teacher

Early Childhood Infant Teacher will plan and execute appropriate activities; observe and evaluate children’s development; and will work collaboratively as part of a team. The Early Childhood Center Infant Teacher is responsible for the safety of the children and providing energetic, warm care.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Working with current coach to maintain and improve the program
  • Provide high-quality customer service to our clients in a manner which reflects the mission and values of the Sabes JCC ECC.
  • Provide a positive and nurturing environment for our children.
  • Develop and implement curriculum to meet the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of the children and that align with developmentally appropriate practices that meet the Minnesota Early Learning Standards. This includes creating weekly curriculum connected to center monthly theme; writing daily notes; writing weekly newsletter.
  • To observe health and safety of children and report any condition needing attention, help children with eating, dressing, toileting, and sleeping habits.
  • Observe and keep anecdotal records on child’s development, for conferences with parents twice a year.
  • Assist in the room maintenance to keep the classroom and center safe, clean, attractive, and in compliance with health and safety requirements.
  • Provide support and share resources with co-workers.
  • Rotate classroom materials regularly.
  • Know and follow the ECC health and behavior policies and guidelines.
  • Foster and maintain open, friendly and cooperative relationships with families and maintain privacy of families and children.
  • Greet children and parents warmly each day.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and trainings; parent conferences; and other ECC special events.
  • Check and respond to email and voice mail daily.
  • Promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers.
  • Talk, sing, and read to infants frequently.
  • Respond quickly in a soothing and tender manner to infants' cries or calls of distress.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in an early childhood program serving infants and toddlers in a developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Meet Rule 3 DHS requirements for position: Have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Infant and Toddler Caregivers or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as an Infant and Toddler (I/T) teacher; or bachelor’s degree in similar area.
  • A passion for working with young children and their families.
  • Have effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Be able to use general forms of technology (email, internet, word, publisher, voicemail, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with people at all levels and in all settings relevant to the Sabes JCC organization mission and ECC vision.
  • Ability to relate to a highly diverse environment and to be a team player.
  • Ability to function productively in a fast-paced high-pressure environment, work independently and accept direction.
  • Have energy and physical stamina.
  • Flexible, good judgment, discretion, confidentiality.
  • Anticipate and prevent problems; utilize problem solving skills.
  • Calm and positive attitude.
  • Be able to engage in all classroom daily activities (lifting up to 35 pounds, pushing up to 100 pounds, bending/kneeling/sitting at child level (on floor) for various activities; diapering; assisting with nap time; swimming; and ensuring children are within sight and sound at all times.)
  • Available to work needed hours within 7am-6pm.
  • One year of experience in an early childhood program serving infants and toddlers in a developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Must be able to provide quality, nurturing care to infants and toddlers enrolled in the program. Demonstrate skills to properly address developmental needs of infants and toddlers. Conduct and document developmental screenings and assessments of children.

Shannon Rader, ECC - Executive Director, at 952-381-3435 or email at srader@sabesjcc.org


Swim Coach

The Masters swimming program, referred to as “Swim Coaching and Training” (SCT) has been operating since 2009 and is open to both members and non-members of the JCC. Participants come from a broad spectrum of abilities and interests. While a majority of interests are around triathlon and/or open water swim goals, exercise and basic stroke development are also common goals. Practices are geared toward those interests but vary based on the season. At times a more diverse curriculum may take priority. Practices are conducted on a participant drop-in basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with current coach to maintain and improve the program
  • Writing and conducting practices that address the needs and interests of the participants
  • Working with the aquatic staff to help manage use of the pool during practices that run concurrently with health club hours
  • Filming, on deck stroke analyzing and updating monthly video log
  • Updating email list and welcoming new participants
  • Attend Aquatic department meetings as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years of coaching experience (preferred)
  • Competitive swimming, triathlon and open water swimming experience (preferred)
  • Proficiency in teaching stroke development, stroke correction, proper technique and the ability to communicate with each swimmer at their level of understanding and ability. (required)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask and adjust practices on the fly in order to coach a broad range of abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible schedule to coach practices solo on Sundays and Tuesdays with a possibility of adding additional practices

Contact Heather Moor, Aquatics Coordinator, at 952-381-3459 or email at hmoor@sabesjcc.org


Early Childhood Center Float Teacher

SUMMARY:

Early Childhood Center Float Teacher will fill in for staff that are absent and help to plan and execute appropriate activities; observe and evaluate children's development; and will works collaboratively as part of a team.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Provide high-quality customer service to our clients in a manner which reflects the mission and values of the Sabes JCC ECC.
  • Provide a positive and nurturing environment for our children.
  • Implement daily schedule and curriculum that meets the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of the children and that align with developmentally appropriate practices that meet the Minnesota Early Learning Standards.
  • To observe health and safety of children and report any condition needing attention, help children with eating, dressing, toileting, and sleeping habits.
  • Assist in the room maintenance to keep the classroom and center safe, clean, attractive, and in compliance with health and safety requirements.
  • Provide support and share resources with co-workers.
  • Know and follow the ECC health and behavior policies and guidelines.
  • Foster relationships with families and maintain privacy of families and children.
  • Greet children and parents warmly each day.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and trainings and other ECC special events.
  • Check and respond to email and voice mail daily.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience working with children.
  • Meet Rule 3 DHS requirements for position.
  • A passion for working with young children and their families.
  • Have effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Be able to use general forms of technology (email, internet, word, voicemail, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with people at all levels and in all settings relevant to the Sabes JCC organization mission and ECC vision.
  • Ability to relate to a highly diverse environment and to be a team player.
  • Ability to function productively in a fast-paced high-pressure environment, work independently and accept direction.
  • Have energy and physical stamina.
  • Flexible, good judgment, discretion, confidentiality.
  • Anticipate and prevent problems; utilize problem solving skills.
  • Calm and positive attitude.
  • Be able to engage in all classroom daily activities (lifting up to 35 pounds, pushing up to 100 pounds, bending/kneeling/sitting at child level (on floor) for various activities; diapering; assisting with nap time; swimming; and ensuring children are within sight and sound at all times.
  • Available to work needed hours within 7am-6pm.

To apply for this position please send resume to Danya Kornblum at dkornblum@sabesjcc.org


Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors

We are currently looking for fun, energetic, safe and customer service oriented individuals to help staff our indoor pools and outdoor pools for the summer. (Positions available immediately as well!)

Lifeguards:

Must posses current certification of the following:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training)
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training)
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project and promote a professional image
  • Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons
  • Rescue swimmers in need of assistance
  • Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR
  • Administer emergency care to patrons in need of assistance
  • Monitor activities of patrons in the water and on deck and minimized the possibility of patron injury
  • Conduct routine chemical test of the water on a daily basis
  • Keep accurate records of incident reports, maintenance, and chemical testing
  • Lifeguard salaries DOQ

Instructors:

Water Safety Instructor certification is not required for swimming instructors, but strongly preferred.

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (or equivalent training)
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaches various levels and age groups in accordance with the Sabes JCC instructional guidelines
  • Plan lessons, select appropriate drills, and evaluate the student’s progress
  • Present proper demonstrations and explain skills, analyze and correct performance, minimize fear, and use appropriate teaching devices
  • Maintain a safe and positive teaching environment
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare course completion certificates
  • WSI salaries DOQ
    WSA salaries DOQ

Lifeguard and Instructor applicants must be available for varied shifts. Positions are currently available!!

Contact Heather Moor at hmoor@sabesjcc.org


Member Experience Associate

The Sabes JCC has a Part Time/Full Time opportunity for a customer focused Member Experience Associate. This position will work a variety of shifts at the fitness check-in desk, on the fitness floor and have administrative responsibilities. Successful applicants will have strong experience in face to face customer service excellence and must have an interest and experience in health and wellness. In addition, a "can do" attitude, excellent multitasking abilities, computer skills and a passion for fitness is required. Must pass a background check and CPR certification is required within 90 days. Weekend and evening availability is required. Respond with resume and cover letter.

Interested candidates can send resume and cover letter to Tonya Bates at tbates@sabesjcc.org


Group Exercise Instructor

This high energy individual will lead members, in a group environment, through a pre-arranged format of exercises designed to enhance overall fitness, strength and endurance, while ensuring that the safety of the members at all times. The Group Exercise Instructor will also serve as a resource to educate members on various aspects of fitness and wellness

In addition to a minimum of 6 months teaching in a group exercise format, you must possess a nationally recognized group fitness certification and current CPR/AED certification and basic first aid training.

To apply for this position please send resume to Joseph Brooks at jbrooks@sabesjcc.org.


Daycare Provider for Sasha's Play Space

SUMMARY:

The Sasha's Space provider is responsible for providing a safe, positive and nurturing environment while giving excellent care and customer service for children and parents that are using Sasha's Play Space.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the general health, happiness, and safety of all children in Sasha's Play Space
  • Interact and develop relationships with the children, their parents, and the fellow staff members in Sasha's
  • Maintain control of children and ensure children are safe and behaving appropriately
  • Enforce room rules and policies kindly but firmly
  • Check telephone messages and take reservations
  • Care for each child in Sasha's Play Space by playing with and engaging them and changing them when necessary
  • Communicate concerns or problems to Sasha's Play Space Coordinator
  • Wash toys after each shift and puts the room back together. Help maintain the condition of the equipment and room
  • Make sure that the ratios in the room are maintained. This includes, but is not limited to, making and checking reservations and checking the signing in/out.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Excellent customer service and personal skills with both members and fellow staff
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good team participant
  • 3-5 years experience working with children
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • CPR and first aid certified

Contact Kelleen O’Brion, Sasha's Coordinator, at 952-381-3374 or email at kobrion@sabesjcc.org


Certified Personal Trainer

Looking for energetic, enthusiastic, Certified Personal Trainers who have a passion for helping people achieve their health and fitness goals. Candidates must be fearless yet respectable, possess a high level of energy, the ability to strike up a conversation and build instant trust with complete strangers. Your fitness knowledge, organizational skills, energy, and excellent customer service skills will become instantly identified by your communication skills. You’re 1st priority is to provide orientation and instruction to our members while developing a relationship that could transition them into Personal Training. Your overall goal has to be to help our members maximize workout efficiency, improve fitness, increase stamina, attain their fitness goals and improve their overall health and wellness.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in Kinesiology, Corporate Fitness, Physical Education, Sports Management, Recreation or a related field.
  • Nationally recognized personal trainer certification, NETA, AFFA, ACSM, NASM, ACE, and NSCA, other specialized certifications upon approval.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) acceptable with Certifications as listed above.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills and proven ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills--written and verbal, effectively communicate with members and other team members.
  • Additional Specialty Certifications welcome in: H.I.I.T., Endurance Sports, biking, running, swimming.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to stand walk, sit climb, balance, stoop kneel crouch or crawl.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform required personal training skills and techniques as required by certification.
  • To apply for this position please send resume to Joseph Brooks at jbrooks@sabesjcc.org.


    To download an application click here.