Join Our Staff:
The JCAA staff is a dedicated team working to create an organization that nourishes the community culturally, educationally, socially, and recreationally.
The JCAA is a nonprofit, professional, service-oriented organization. In addition to extensive health, vision, and dental benefits we offer employees full JCAA membership and employee discounts on classes, programs, and events.
Download a JCAA Employment Application.
The following are the current benefits for which employees are eligible:
Employees working 30–40 hours per week, on a 12-month basis:
• Health, dental and vision insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Life and AD&D insurance
• Cafeteria 125 tax-savings plan
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Employee assistance program
• Discounted Early Childhood Program (ECP) tuition for JCAA programs and events
• Generous paid time off for annual vacation, sick, and holidays
• Complimentary family membership to the Jewish Community Center
Employees working 20–29 hours per week, on a 12-month basis:
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Generous paid time off for annual vacation, sick, and holidays
• Complimentary individual membership to the Jewish Community Center
All employees (regardless of hours worked) have the benefit of direct deposit.
All employees can join the University Federal Credit Union.
If you are interested in joining the team of the JCAA, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jewish Community Association of Austin (JCAA), a dynamic and growing nonprofit organization in Northwest Austin, is seeking a Marketing Coordinator. This new position offers a creative, supportive, community-focused environment, full-time salary, and benefits including membership to the Jewish Community Center.
OVERVIEW: The candidate should have a strong interest in marketing and communications, with a minimum 2 years of work experience. The position includes writing and editing, marketing project coordination and implementation, public relations, support of social media and online content management, and frequent interaction with program managers and other team members. The candidate should be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment.
QUALIFICATIONS: *Strong writing and copyediting skills. Use of correct spelling, punctuation and grammar is a must.
* Proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint.
* Familiarity with CMS programs such as Blackbaud/NetCommunity and Joomla helpful but not required.
* Detail-oriented* Ability to multi-task
* Strong organizational and time management skills
* Shows initiative, creativity, and persistence
* Demonstrates analytical and problem solving skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Strong listening skills
* Comfortable working independently, as well as contributing to a team-based environment
* Strong technical aptitude
* Familiarity with Austin's Jewish community ideal
* Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, public relations or related field
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3-5 writing samples to email@example.com.
Clinical Social Worker
Jewish Family Service seeks MSW social worker to provide clinical and psychoeducational services to varied client populationj. Two years post-MSW work experience required. This position requires a high level of demonstrated success with clinical skills and community outreach skills. Cultural competence with Judaism and Jewish culture preferred. Ability to successfully pass criminal background check required. Please send resumes with salary requirements to : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Shalom Positions
Our exciting summer camp program is opening the application process for potential new summer employees. Camp employee orientation starts on Sunday, June 8th. All candidates must be able to work the week of employee orientation (Sunday, June 8th-Friday, June 13) Preference is given to qualified and experience counselors who can work the entire summer (through August 15).
We are currently hiring for the following positions:
-Lead Counselors (must be at least 18 years old, due to licensing requirements)
-PM Care Counselors (work after camp care only, until 6 PM)
-Unit Head Counselors-must have prior work experience in a camp environment
-Specialist-must have education or experience in their specialty area: Arts and Crafts, Sports
Generally camp staff should:
Have skills in music, art, sports, nature, aquatics, and Jewish programming
•Be accountable for assigned campers’ needs, health, and safety at all times
•Plan and implement group activities and projects
•Keep the group on schedule and where they need to be
Prior experience as a day camp or residential camp counselor preferred but not required. Experience working with children in camping or recreational settings preferred. Strong communication and organizational skills. Candidates must possess a high level of energy and enthusiasm. Experience working with children with disabilities or special needs highly valued. Candidates must be comfortable working in a culturally diverse environment. Camp activities are both indoor and outdoor.
Candidates should send emails and/or resumes to email@example.com. Please note: Parents, please do not contact us or apply on your child's behalf. We will be unable to contact you. Teens and young adults seeking employment should contact us directly.
Fitness and Wellness Manager (Salaried, Exempt)
POSITION SUMMARY: The Fitness & Wellness Manager supervises staff and coordinates services specific to the Fitness Center, Personal Training, Group Exercise and Wellness programs. This position creates, implements and supervises programs that result in increased usage of, and satisfaction with, the JCC Fitness Center, Personal Training and Group Exercise programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervise staff and create, implement and manage programs that lead to increased usage of, and satisfaction with, JCC fitness offerings
•Collaborate with Member Services and other departments to create programs to increase usage beyond current levels and maximize usage of Fitness Center, Personal Training and Group Exercise
•Ensure seamless service delivery for new members between Member Services, Fitness Center and Personal Training
•Develop, coordinate and administer programs for JCC members related to fitness for all age groups including classes, programs, and special events
•Create, promote and manage Group Training program
•Work with Facilities department to maintain cleanliness of Fitness facilities
•Work with vendors/contractors as needed to facilitate ongoing maintenance of Fitness Center/Free Weight Room and Group Exercise space and equipment
•Proactively address member and staff questions and concerns.
•Ensure Fitness Center floor staff maintain the highest level of customer service possible
•Ensure appropriate training and certification of Fitness Center staff, Group Exercise Instructors and Personal Training staff. Collaborate with Sports and Fitness Director and HR Department as needed for job posting, interviewing, hiring, scheduling and supervising floor staff, instructors and personal trainers
•Work with Sports and Fitness Director to manage payroll and budget
•Supports Sports and Fitness Director on any special events or projects
•Other duties or projects as needed or assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Sports Management, Athletic Training Education or Health & Wellness Promotion required, Master's degree preferred. A national Personal Training certificate from accredited organization required. Preferably:ACE (American Council on Exercise)ACSM (American College of Sport Medicine)NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) Demonstrated success facilitating and implementing a variety of Group Exercise and Group Training programs. Minimum of four years of demonstrated success with positive, proactive supervision in a gym or fitness setting. Minimum of four years’ experience as Personal Trainer. Demonstrated ability to excel in customer service and member satisfaction. Demonstrated success with gym related revenue generation. Demonstrated success with professional communication under pressure. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, ability to effectively address multiple tasks at the same time and ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds required. Proficiency in MS office products required. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and as a team member. Knowledge of JCC programs and Judaic knowledge preferred, but not required.
JFS Office Manager/Federation Project Support (Salaried, Exempt)
POSITION SUMMARY: The JFS Office Manager/Federation Admin Support provides day to day operations support to the offices of Jewish Family Service and up to 10 hours per week of administrative project support in the Federation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides support to JFS offices and clients
•Schedules appointments for JFS social workers and clients
•Assists clients with paperwork
•Provides information to clients face to face and over the phone
•Markets JFS programs and events•Answers multi-line phone
•Maintains client files; participates in documentation retention efforts as needed
•Maintains Therapist Helper database
•Office Outlook calendar management as needed
•Provides administrative support to JFS
•Collects, records and analyzes monthly statistics from JFS staff and prepares reports as requested/required
•Manages petty cash purchases monthly
•Manages purchases of grocery gift card and transportation passes and associated logs
•Transports client fees to AR weekly
•Prepares EFA POs•Prepares SIMS foundation billing documents and sends to appropriate contact
•Prepares any office POs as needed
•Communicates with JFS property management company as needed about physical office•Collects the JFS mail
•Provides project support to Federation
•Currently provides 10 hours per week support, typically geared towards PJ Library data maintenance
•Submits JFS donations to Philanthropy department and sends thank you cards
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have experience answering multi-line phones, providing administrative support to four or more professional staff and managing office appointments, clients and billing. One to two years’ experience in high volume, intense interaction office setting required. Experience with customer billing required. Thorough knowledge of MS office required and proven ability to use complex databases preferred. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work both independently and on a team required. Demonstrated outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to perform well under multiple deadlines and with constituents and employees with diverse backgrounds. . Candidates with experience in social work or medical offices preferred. Bachelor's degree in social work, public health, or non-profit management preferred, but not required. Experience with non-profit organizations preferred, but not required. Reliable transportation to travel between JFS office and main campus is required.
ECP Assistant Teacher-Floating (Hourly, Non-exempt)
POSITION SUMMARY: Assistant Teachers are responsible for assisting lead classroom teachers to achieve effective implementation of lesson plans and maintain a positive learning environment conducive to the well-being of each child, in accordance with school philosophy and policy. In the absence of the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher may assume the role of the Lead Teacher and is responsible for the supervision of the substitute teacher assigned to the classroom. Assistant Teachers who Float must be willing and able to work with children aged 8 weeks to 5 years.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Teaching essential functions are extensive and address issues including safety, licensing requirements, curriculum implementation, communication with parents and children and classroom administration responsibilities. Please request a full job description from HR if needed.
QUALIFICATIONS: CDA, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child and Family development preferred. Experience in Early Childhood Education or working towards certification or degree in Early Childhood Education required. Based on licensing requirements, all candidates must be 18 years of age or greater. Demonstrated success implementing child development principles and applications. Strong, positive verbal communication skills. A willingness to work closely under the general supervision of the Lead Teacher. Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast paced work environment. Floating teachers must be able to be happy with potentially multiple room assignments during the course of one day. Reliable transportation to go between ECP Central and ECP Village as needed is required. Current position hours available are 9 AM to 6 PM. Please apply only if you are able to work the available hours.