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

Annual Giving Event Coordinator, Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Director of Annual Giving

Please submit your resume & cover letter to

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving responsible for planning and executing philanthropic events across the Shalom Austin branches, including key signature events, annual events, and special events. The Annual Giving Event Coordinator will serve on the Philanthropy team and collaborate with the Marketing team. 

Essential Functions:
Plan and execute key events across branches/ Responsible for budget tracking, recruitment strategies, social media implementation, and management of event data in Raisers Edge:

Jewish Federation of Greater Austin
Works with Director of Annual Giving along with event chairs, event managers, and vendors to execute events. 

  • Mosaic
  • Momentum
  • Joe Krassner Memorial Poker Tournament
  • Jewish Austin Men
  • Major Donor Reception
  • Giving Society Event Logistics

Jewish Community Center
Works collaboratively with JCC Executive Director and lay leaders to plan LBJ Humanitarian Award Dinner and/or other supporting events. Coordinates event logistics, including working with event honorees, committee volunteers, key JCC staff, and vendors.

  • LBJ Humanitarian Award Dinner
  • ECP Family Fun Day
  • Book Lovers Luncheon

Jewish Family Service
Works collaboratively with JFS staff and lay leaders to plan Friends of JFS Annual Benefit. Coordinates event logistics, including working with event honorees, committee volunteers, and vendors.

  • Friends of JFS Annual Benefit

Jewish Foundation of Austin & Central Texas

  • Annual event


  • Participates in solicitations to close Community Campaign gifts. 
  • Participates as a member of the Philanthropy team and assists with additional philanthropic initiatives as needed
  • Provides support to CPO as needed or required


Minimum of two years’ experience in fundraising, preferably in a Jewish communal setting. Previous experience working collaboratively with volunteers.  Demonstrated success managing high level events.  Ability to maintain professional demeanor, including being proactive and positive under high pressure circumstances.  Exemplary verbal and written communication skills required.  Exceptional ability to engage and inspire a wide constituency of community members.  Working knowledge of and/or experience in Jewish communal organizations, the Jewish community, and Jewish culture and traditions with a keen sense of trends and culture of the young adult community required.  Ability to utilize Excel spreadsheets and create merges in Word. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a high functioning team required.  Demonstrated ability to work well under multiple deadlines and with constituents and employees with diverse backgrounds.  Experience with non-profit organizations preferred, but not required. An ability and willingness to work in evenings or weekends as needed.

Physical Requirements and Environment: 

  • Consistent ringing of phones in office environment
  • Constant low level background noise 
  • Ability to move quickly, efficiently and accurately around campus
  • Standing and sitting over duration of shift
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods (often greater than 1 hour) at events
  • Ability to engage in extensive computer use for data entry, reporting and analysis over course of regular shift
  • Ability to carry 15-20 pounds
  • Ability to transfer 15-20 pounds

Early Childhood Program (ECP)
Lead Twos/Toddler Educator
Assistant/Floating Educator 
Reports to ECP Director

We are looking for adventurous, creative, responsible and mature educators(18+) who love working with children, to join our Early Childhood team. We foster a sensory-rich, hands-on learning environment based on a child-centered philosophy. If you thrive in a community environment, love getting on the floor with the children, and are willing to share your positive and energetic attitude with our families and entire member base, then this is the job for you!

Benefits include: health insurance, discounted childcare tuition, and a paid membership to our fitness center and pools. Experience and education in Early Childhood is preferable. Degrees in related fields are also considered.Pay is hourly and will be based upon your experience and education.

JCC Part Time Bus Driver
CDL REQUIRED! This position will be 12 – 20 hours per week, 3-5 days per week. Most hours will be between 9 AM – 5 PM and weekdays. Passengers will include school-age children and senior adults. Must be able to stand, squat, and lift up to 30 lbs. School/city/route bus driving experience preferred, but not required. Must have a clear driving record and CDL license. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen, as per organizational hiring requirements. This position will start ASAP. Salary commensurate with experience.

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
  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.