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PJCC Employment Opportunities

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) serves the Peninsula through a multitude of wellness programs designed to promote Wellness Your Way, allowing each individual to design their own recipe for wellness!

We are always looking for dedicated, hardworking individuals to help expand our team. Check back often for new job postings!

To apply, please follow the instructions found at the bottom of each job posting.

Byer Athletic Center Jobs

(Hired through Active Wellness)

Fitness Center Jobs include:

  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Instructors
  • Service Desk Coodinator
  • Front Desk Representative
  • Housekeeping
  • Lifeguards
  • Swim Instructors
  • Misc.

 

PJCC Jobs

(Hired through Peninsula Jewish Community Center)

PJCC Jobs include:

  • Administration
  • Preschool and Afterschool Teachers
  • Camp Counselors
  • Drivers
  • Specialty Instructors
  • Sports & Recreations Coach/Attendant
  • Misc.

Apply here for one of our featured positions below

Featured Positions

Camp Director

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The Camp Director will work collaboratively with youth, parents, volunteers, PJCC staff and other Jewish and civic agencies to provide, enhance, and expand camp opportunities for youth at the PJCC. The Camp Director is responsible for the coordination, program development, budget management and execution of Camp Keff programs, including the hiring, training, and management of seasonal camp staff. The Camp Director oversees all Camp Keff programming for grades K-12. The Camp Director coordinates Camp Keff Family Events and assists with PJCC Teen and Youth and Family programs as needed. The Camp Director is responsible for the coordination of all Camp Keff marketing and promotional materials, including online and print, for all Camp Keff programs, Preschool – Grade 12.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide direction, vision, program design for all Camp Keff programs, with direct management of camp programs for grades K-12.
  • Develop and manage the budget for camp programs for grades K-12.
  • Responsible for staff hiring, training, and supervision. This includes the utilization of program vendors where applicable.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Camp Keff brand including online and print marketing strategies, program promotion and program evaluation.
  • Maintain compliance with American Camp Association standards and manage re-accreditation process.
  • Complete all PJCC system-wide reporting and paperwork requirements in a timely manner, including room requisitions, payroll materials, departmental goals and work plan, tracking materials, catalog copy, employment paperwork, and others as needed.
  • Seek out and generate, where appropriate, funding sources and work with Development team to generate grant proposals for departmental programs.
  • Assist with other Youth and Family Department programs throughout the year including Teen programs, Treehouse, Jewish family programming, general family programming and other PJCC events.
  • Promote the PJCC’s Core Values and support overall mission and goals of the PJCC.
  • Model behavior based on PJCC working principles and customer service standards and be committed to the mission and goals of the PJCC.
  • Promote the PJCC’s Core Values and support overall mission and goals of the PJCC.
  • Participate in and promote PJCC events and programs outside of own department.
  • Continually identify gaps in service and/or newly emerging needs and develop plans to respond as needed.
  • Physical presence onsite is an essential job function.
  • Work hours include overnights and weekends.

Qualifications

Education/Experience - Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; and three+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; a minimum of 2 years' experience in program management with experience maintaining budgets, supervising staff and coordinating, promoting, and evaluating large events. Strong organizational skills and experience with detail-oriented tasks required. The Camp Director must be able to build excellent rapport with youth, parents and staff. Has the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with a broad spectrum of staff, volunteers and program participants. Experience working in a Jewish Community Center, Jewish camp environment, and knowledge of Jewish culture is a plus.

Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). Experience with Salesforce CRMs and/or the ability to learn registration database software required. Experience with email marketing such as MailChimp or HubSpot, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Wordpress website management preferred.

Certificates and Licenses - Adult and Child CPR and First Aid certification required. Wilderness First Aid/First Responder a plus.

Class B Driver’s License with passenger endorsement and youth bus certificate or ability to obtain certification.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving and Interpersonal Skills - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Communication - Verbal, non-verbal, and written communications are required. Appropriate language, tone, and demeanor are to be used at all times. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills (public speaking); Participates in meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; Written pieces must be written creatively, efficiently and free of grammatical and factual errors. Adjusting language and tone based on the target audience. Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Leadership /Professionalism- Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.

Customer Service – Exceeds the expectations (WOW Customer Service)of all customers or potential customers; Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

 

 

Graphics Studio Manager

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The Graphics Studio Manager will help lead the vision and execution of the agency’s visual voice, articulating our mission and values across digital and traditional marketing channels. This role is responsible for leading the graphics team in creation and production of communications that enable our members, guests, and staff to have meaningful and WOW experiences at the PJCC. This includes brainstorming, conceptualizing, designing and producing on-brand visuals, contributing to the overall agency’s creative strategy. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic to work for a community, mission driven non-profit who can see the results of their efforts daily. Must be a self-starter who is able to prioritize the workload effectively, as well as demonstrate the ability to work under pressure without compromising creativity or accuracy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Lead design team and freelancers to encourage a high vision of design.
• Lead by example through hands-on design production.
• Design and produce graphic communications for various projects and initiatives including but not limited to web, social media, online and mobile ads both static and animated, e-mail, magazines, large-scale signage and visuals, brochures, invitations, direct mail, flyers, and more.
• Evaluate creative content and copy, ensuring information and message are on-target and consistent with the marketing direction and objectives. Ability to edit copy as needed to enhance effectiveness and meet business objectives.
• Evaluate finished products for color consistency, photo appropriateness and quality, print and digital quality, content value, and suggest improvements as needed.
• Conceptualize creative and cost-effective graphic design solutions for a variety of promotional and marketing campaigns.
• Advanced understanding of typography, color usage, branding, photo styling and selection, and design style usage.
• Apply and advance established brand identity and related creative directions, ensuring consistency with brand positioning and marketing messages across multiple channels.
• Complete a recent rebranding initiative and develop comprehensive design style guide for design continuity across all channels – used internally and by external service providers.
• Role model and support staff to work efficiently, effectively and independently to complete assignments in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing tasks and demands, tight deadlines, unexpected delays, revisions, ad hoc requests and changing priorities.
• Work collaboratively with agency staff members/teams to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere, and maintain collaboratively professional working relationships with clients, vendors, and networks.
• Leadership includes role modeling and managing all aspects of studio work, including production, production management, client management, and asset management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will supervise a small team of graphic designers. Responsibilities include management of project queue ensuring all deadlines are well met, project specs, asset management, trafficking, managing staff resources, leading client relationships and ensuring satisfaction, and managing project budgets.

Qualifications


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related area.
• Minimum of 6 years of experience in graphic design (must provide a portfolio link showing breadth of work).
• 4+years of experience leading creative teams.

DESIRED SKILLS:
• A love for empowering leadership that balances production with individual growth and fulfillment.
• A passion for design and technology, with an eye for and focus on details.
• Strong knowledge of brand and creative processes and digital best practices in design and communication.
• Expert skills on Mac Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, and Lightroom.
• Familiarity with WordPress and basic HTML & CSS knowledge is a plus.
• Skilled in Microsoft Word Based programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook).
• Expert knowledge of digital design principles.
• Expertise creating digital ads, both static and interactive (video or animation)
• Expertise with animated or motion graphics for in-house video production and use of Premier, After Effects and Finalcut Pro.
• Expertise creating web graphics and beautiful online experiences
• Familiarity with UX/UI design
• Excellent time and project management skills and ability to deliver in a deadline-driven environment. Must be able to work independently and manage multiple projects and people simultaneously.
• Organization and detail management are critical to success.
• Thorough knowledge of pre-press processes and print production.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills: able to take and give direction and to ask illuminating questions in order to get the job done very well and on time.
• Desire to professionally evolve -- ability and willingness to participate in ongoing professional development activities in order to stay current and grow within new developments in the field and to enhance and evolve your skills, and the skills of those you lead.

THE PERFECT FIT:
• You have a passion for great design and are looking for opportunities to innovate
• You enjoy sharing your talents and expertise, and mentoring others
• You enjoy working in an environment that is fast-paced, working collaboratively with others, and are obsessive with details
• You have an excellent understanding and usage of Adobe Creative Suite
• You approach your projects with a sense of excitement and urgency
• You are passionate about our mission to serve the community
• You aren’t afraid to think big, and develop ways to make the big ideas happen within budget and time constraints

If you believe yourself to be a fit for the PJCC, please submit your cover letter and resume along with a link to your online portfolio. We look forward to learning about your expertise and creative capabilities.

 

Preschool Camp and Family Program Manager

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POSITION SUMMARY:
The Preschool Camp and Family Program Manager is primarily responsible for leadership and coordination of the smooth and successful operations of the Preschool summer and seasonal camps, Baby & Me programs, and preschool enrichments. Working collaboratively with other Preschool administrators, this position supports the school in functioning effectively and successfully. Inspire and lead in an innovative way, adapting to the characteristics and varying needs of individuals and situations. Provide oversight of the camp, Baby & Me, and enrichment programs, paying close attention to the details of budgeting, staffing, training, scheduling, and marketing. Ensure that Jewish traditions, ideas and values are seamlessly integrated into everyday experiences. Lead in a reflective manner that demonstrates the core values of the school and the PJCC.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership

  • Inspire, lead and work collaboratively to ensure that best practices are evident in all camp programming.
  • Design and implement camp programs that reflect school values and teaching philosophy.
  • Develop vision for what Baby & Me programming (serving children ages 0 – 5 and their families) should look like, recognizing that it is a critical entry point for new families into the school and the PJCC.
  • Ensure an environment of reflective practices and processes.
  • Think systemically about the unique parts of the school in relationship to the whole program, seeing the connections and maximizing opportunities.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and engage in collaborative conversations that advance the vision of the school and PJCC.

Professional Development of Self and Others

  • Work collaboratively with preschool administrative team to develop and implement Professional Development (PD) plans and training for summer camp program.
  • Welcome feedback and new ideas, keeping supervisor well informed, taking initiative to plan and following through with direction.
  • Integrate new concepts and ideas into everyday practices.
  • Identify areas for professional growth and engage in opportunities that expands knowledge and expertise.

Supervision/Management of Camp Staff

  • Hire and directly supervise camp staff, enrichment teachers and 0-5 program staff.
  • Work in partnership with ECE administrative team to provide consistent feedback to supervisees, as well as evaluate and document performance.
  • Provide daily oversight of the camp and enrichment schedules, ensuring that ratios are maintained throughout the day.
  • Responsible for managing all sick and vacation requests and ensuring compliance with designated policies in this area.
  • Work with administrative team to ensure that agency policies are followed and hold staff accountable for meeting performance expectations.
  • Ensure that all performance documentation takes place in a timely and accurate manner and is kept in personnel files in the HR department.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Interview, screen and hire all camp, enrichment and program staff.
  • Provide a comprehensive orientation for new camp staff
  • Work with PJCC marketing department to develop marketing plan and materials for all camp, Baby & Me and enrichment programs.
  • Manage all aspects of preschool camps, enrichments, and Baby & Me programs.
  • Represent PJCC Preschool at all relevant PJCC and community events that help bring visibility to preschool camps and Baby & Me programs.
  • Manage all aspects of vendor contracts for enrichments
  • Collaboration
  • Work in partnership with preschool administrative team to ensure that consistent and direct communication takes place with parents and camp staff.
  • Partner with administrative team to ensure there is a system in which regular learning about Jewish ideas, concepts and values take place and support seamless implementation in the camp and relevant programs.
  • Work in partnership with administrative team in making staff placements for camps.
  • Work in partnership with the Youth & Family Department ensuring programs are in concert and growing enrollment in all areas.

Other

  • Complete work assignments as expected, on time, and maintaining positive demeanor.
  • Serve as a member of the PJCC, Youth & Family, Camp and ECE Teams in ongoing collaborative opportunities.
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • ECE knowledge and three years of experience working with families and young children
  • Supervisory experience necessary
  • California Community Care Licensing knowledge Health Requirements
  • Must be in good health and shall be physically and mentally capable of performing the assigned tasks
  • Per California State Licensing requirement, must be in good physical health which shall be verified by a health screening, including a test for tuberculosis, performed by or under the supervision of a physician and indicating the person is able to meet any physical qualifications necessary to perform the assigned duties. Also required is the reporting of any health condition that would create a hazard to the person, or to the children and/or other staff members at the Center.
  • Must be able to lift and carry a child weighing up to 50 pounds away from a potentially dangerous situation during an emergency that may/may not include an evacuation.
  • Must have the ability to act quickly and appropriately in hazardous situations and to provide first aid in emergency situations.
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR Certification, or be willing to become certified.

Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday with weekend and night events, as required

 

 

 

 

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