Join Our Staff: Shalom Austin Employment Opportunites

The Shalom Austin staff is a dedicated team working to create an organization that nourishes the community culturally, educationally, socially, and recreationally.

Shalom Austin is a nonprofit, professional, service-oriented organization. In addition to extensive health, vision, and dental benefits we offer employees full JCC membership and employee discounts on classes, programs, and events.

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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 Shalom Austin 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:

  •   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 Shalom Austin, please send your resume to

Job Openings

Part-time Swim Instructor
Reports to: Youth Aquatics Manager 

The Swim Instructor is responsible for teaching swim lessons to individual and groups of children. This position is responsible for the safety of children in and out of the water. This position requires patience, warmth, enthusiasm and effective communication skills with adults and children.

•  Maintain required certifications
•  Arrive 15 minutes prior to program start time
  Teach individual and group lessons with enthusiasm and warmth
  Effectively communicate with parents regarding their child’s progress following each lesson
  Provide exceptional customer service in all interactions with participants, parents and members
  Update Skill Progression cards dailyď‚· Notify Youth Aquatics Manager when repairs or supplies are needed
  Assist Lifeguards & Camp Counselors in maintaining a safe environment for all patrons
  Proactively communicate with members regarding space designated for swim lessons
  Complete Incident Reports as needed
  Other duties as necessary or assigned
  Support Lifeguards and Summer Camp Counselors in providing a safe environment for all participants

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 2 years-experience teaching swim lessons American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification American Red Cross CPR/FPR with AED Training Physical Requirements and Environment: Consistent ringing of phones in office environment.
-Constant low and medium level background noise
-Ability to move quickly, efficiently and accurately
-Ability to stand, sit, squat, kneel, over duration of shift
-Ability to walk and stand for extended periods (often greater than 1 hour)
-Ability to engage in regular and extended computer use
-Ability to move successfully around facility
-Ability to work at any hours the center is open between 5:30 AM-10 PM if needed
-Ability to work on weekends, if needed-Ability to carry 25-30 pounds
-Ability to transfer 25-30 pounds
-Ability to demonstrate appropriate use of fitness equipment
-Ability to lead personal training sessions and group exercise class sessions as a substitute
-Ability to engage in potentially rigorous, exercise-based cardiovascular activities.


Early Childhood Program Educator
We are looking for an educator who is caring and passionate about early childhood education and has lead toddler experience at a licensed facility. This person should be familiar with sensory learning experiences that value the interests of children and love working collaboratively with parents and peers. Familiarity with state guidelines, use of positive guidance and redirection, development of creative, organized lesson plans, and a desire to provide a fun and challenging learning environment are all imperative. A toddler educator with coursework in early childhood education or child growth and development or a CDA or degree in a related field are optimal. This individual must be over 18 years of age, have impeccable references, and desire to work in a warm, community-oriented environment.