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Here at the J we share a passion for the meaningful work we do every day, positively impacting our community. Explore our open positions below!

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The JCC celebrates both being proudly Jewish and being an inclusive space for all. We welcome staff and participants from diverse backgrounds and actively strive to provide an open and welcoming setting, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs, or backgrounds. Our leadership team applauds team effort in a supportive and collaborative environment in which everyone is treated with appreciation and respect. We provide comprehensive benefits for full time employees, including generous time off, free JCC membership and employee discounts.

Explore our jobs listings below to see if there’s an opportunity that’s right for you.

OM=Owings Mills Campus | PH=Park Heights Campus

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and its Agencies are equal opportunity employers, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran’s status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law.

Fitness, Sports & Aquatics

The occupation of lifeguard encompasses the duties of rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning, the monitoring of activities at a swimming pool to prevent accidents, the teaching of water safety through the communication of rules and policies, and providing assistance to patrons. Lifeguards may also help to maintain order and cleanliness in the pool and pool areas, give instructions to swimmers, conduct or officiate at swimming meets, and administer first aid. Additional ancillary lifeguard duties may include checking in and out such items as towels, rings, watches and apparel to lost and found. Lifeguards must be able to use a ladder to access and descend from the lifeguard chair; use hand tools to clean the pool and pool area; and test and record water quality for temperature and/or pH levels, using all of the tools of the testing process including adding chemicals to the test water sample.

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The occupation of a lifeguard encompasses the duties of rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning, the monitoring of activities at a swimming pool to prevent accidents, the teaching of water safety through the communication of rules and policies, and providing assistance to patrons. This position will also help to maintain order and cleanliness in the pool and pool areas, give instructions to swimmers, conduct or officiate at swimming meets, and administer first aid. Additional ancillary lifeguard duties may include checking in and out such items as towels, rings, watches and apparel to the lost and found. and This position will be required to test and record water quality for temperature and/or pH levels, using all of the tools of the testing process including adding chemicals to the test water sample.

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The occupation of a lifeguard encompasses the duties of rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning, the monitoring of activities at a swimming pool to prevent accidents, the teaching of water safety through the communication of rules and policies and helping patrons. This position will also help to maintain order and cleanliness in the pool and pool areas, give instructions to swimmers, conduct, or officiate at swimming meets, and administer first aid. Additional ancillary lifeguard duties may include checking in and out such items as towels, rings, watches, and apparel to the lost and found. This position will be required to test and record water quality for temperature and/or pH levels, using all of the tools of the testing process including adding chemicals to the test water sample.

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The Fitness Center Staff are the face of JCC Fitness!  They are the front line and hold the great responsibility of being able to make or break a member’s experience at the J.  The safety and experience of all members is the top priority of the Staff.  Staff must take the initiative to meet, greet, and assist all members.  Staff must be able to communicate and relate well with others.  Staff are responsible for customer service, standard operations, monitoring, and cleanliness of the JCC Fitness Center.

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The Fitness Center Staff (Staff) are the face of JCC Fitness at the Park Heights J!  They are the front line and hold the great responsibility of being able to make or break a member’s experience at the J.  The safety and experience of all members is the top priority of the Staff.  Staff must take the initiative to meet, greet, and assist all members.  Staff must be able to communicate and relate well with others.  Staff are responsible for customer service, standard operations, monitoring, and cleanliness of the JCC Fitness Center.

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Under the direction of the Head Swim Coach, the Assistant Swim Coach, assists in developing, organizing and implementing the JCC Swim Team. Responsibilities include providing competitive swimming instruction to swim team members in Novice to Age group swimming groups, organizing and conducting team workouts, and providing motivation support and guidance. (Part-time)

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Under the direction of the Senior Director of Fitness, personal trainers will be primarily responsible for taking on existing clients based on need, as well as soliciting new business and teaching JCC members about the benefits of personal training in an effort to grow our personal training business. This position requires the incumbent to work a flexible work week schedule throughout the year, including evenings and weekends. This schedule will be determined weekly based on the client needs, meetings and other JCC duties.

Interested candidates, please forward resume to jdominick@jcc.org.

Instructors have a variety of job functions including, but not limited to, successfully leading a class through appropriately designed routines, with proper music selection to enhance overall fitness, strength, and endurance, while ensuring the safety of the members.

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Instructors have a variety of job functions including, but not limited to, successfully leading a class through appropriately designed routines, with proper music selection to enhance overall fitness, strength, and endurance, while ensuring the safety of the members.

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Seeking a dynamic and passionate Les Mills Instructor to join our fitness team. As a Les Mills Instructor, you will be responsible for leading energetic and engaging group fitness classes based on Les Mills programs. Your primary goal is to inspire and motivate participants, helping them achieve their fitness objectives while delivering a high-energy and enjoyable workout experience.

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A certifications instructor would be responsible for administering and teaching American Red Cross Certification Classes. The instructor must be up to date in all American Red Cross protocols and comfortable teaching both blended and in-person lesson. The instructor would be responsible for teaching the course, set-up, and clean-up of necessary equipment for the course and submitting course records for the assigned course.

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Member & Guest Services

JPlay is a program of the JCC with a division offering babysitting services to members and guests, offering piece-of-mind while they work out or attend programming at the J, knowing their children will be safe, nurtured and entertained in our fully-equipped babysitting room. These services are offered for up to 2 hours per visit.

The Babysitters are responsible for the care, supervision and feeding of children ages three months to five years of age. Engaging play supplies (including but not limited to books, “real life” toy sets, and arts & crafts) are provided by the JCC.

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Early Childhood – Preschool

As a Lead Teacher you will use your knowledge of child development, curriculum, Judaism, and/or the community to help your colleagues in their development. Lead Teachers are responsible for monitoring the development and learning of the children, and for communicating this information to parents and Director. Lead Teachers also supervise and provide guidance to classroom volunteers.

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J Early Childhood teaching staff has the educational qualifications, knowledge, and professional commitment necessary to promote children’s learning and development and to support families’ diverse needs and interests. Assistant Teachers have the educational qualifications, knowledge, dedication to learning, and professional commitment necessary to promote children and their families as they learn and develop. The assistant teacher supports the development and implementation of a quality educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school. The assistant teacher contributes knowledge and insight, ideas and creativity to the teaching team. The assistant teacher brings a love of children and of learning and commitment to introducing children to a supportive, creative Jewish learning environment, and is well versed in child development.

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Noah’s Ark Summer Camp is about discovery, exploration, and friendships. We provide children with incredible experiences both indoors and outdoors, including swim, sports, music and movement, nature and gardening, farm to table cooking, art experiences, Jewish values, weekly Shabbat sing-a-longs and so much more! Our camp counselors work collaboratively to take advantage of all that summer has to offer, leaving campers with a memorable summer experience.

As an Assistant Camp Counselor, you are responsible for supporting the Lead Counselor in providing a safe and stimulating environment which allows children to develop a sense of independence and encourages mutual respect. The assistant counselor will contribute knowledge, insight, ideas, and creativity to the team.  You will help during daily activities and experiences that promote discovery, increase children’s awareness and problem-solving skills, inspires them to delve deeper in their learning and explorations and express their creativity.

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Noah’s Ark Summer Camp is about discovery, exploration, and friendships. We provide children with incredible experiences both indoors and outdoors, including swim, sports, music and movement, nature and gardening, farm to table cooking, art experiences, Jewish values, weekly Shabbat sing-a-longs and so much more! Our camp counselors work collaboratively to take advantage of all that summer has to offer, leaving campers with a memorable summer experience.

As a Lead Camp Counselor, you are responsible for providing a safe and stimulating environment which allows children to develop a sense of independence and encourages mutual respect. You will develop daily activities and experiences that promote discovery, increase children’s awareness and problem-solving skills, inspires them to delve deeper in their learning and explorations and express their creativity.

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The Early Childhood Behavior Support Specialist is a trained and certified member of the Stoler Early Learning Center team dedicated to supporting the needs of the children in the school.

The Early Childhood Behavior Support Specialist will provide behavior, social, and emotional services to children by assessing and evaluating their individual needs, curriculum needs, and staff training in order to increase positive, safe, pro-social behaviors and relationships among children, solve problems, and facilitate the delivery of professional services. This position will model and implement prevention and intervention strategies and training to facilitate the highest quality of Jewish Early Childhood experiences and support to the Stoler ELC students, educators, and families.

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Youth & Teens

The JCC seeks a dynamic individual to be a role model and lead our middle school engagement programs for the Baltimore Jewish community. The Middle School and Children’s Program Coordinator will implement existing programs and develop new programs for children through teens while creating vital connections. This position will bring a passion for Jewish programming and summer camp, serving on our J Camps leadership team year-round and as the Director of the Middle School camp for 7th & 8th graders.

All applicants must complete the online application, as well as send a cover letter and resume to Bradley Kerxton, Senior Director of J Camps, at bkerxton@jcc.org.

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Looking for a job that gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Jewish teens and prioritize your own professional growth and development as a Jewish educator? The Program Associate role is a unique position that develops creative, outside-the-box educators and empowers them to lead and grow our next generation of changemakers through a global fellowship and service-oriented teen opportunities. The Program Associate will spend the majority of their time on the Diller Teen Fellows program while also supporting additional Jewish teen programs and engagement, including leading a Teen Service Council.

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4Front is seeking a motivated and organized Part-Time Program Assistant to support our full-time Program Coordinator in running our Jewish teen entrepreneurship program, the Social Innovation Fellowship. The Program Assistant will attend all program meetings and experiences to serve as supportive second staff, as well as assist with administrative tasks, program planning, participant engagement, and other duties to ensure the program’s success. This role is ideal for someone with a passion for entrepreneurship and an interest in helping Jewish high-schoolers learn and grow.

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Are you passionate about community engagement and event planning? Join our vibrant team at Park Heights JCC as a Program Administrative Assistant, where you’ll play a key role in organizing and supporting exciting events and programs for our Orthodox Jewish community. You’ll assist in planning and coordinating classes, manage participant registration, and contribute to the creation of special events. With a strong understanding of Orthodox Jewish customs, excellent communication and customer service skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media, you’ll thrive in this role. If you’re detail-oriented, flexible with your schedule, and passionate about community engagement, we want you to help us make a meaningful impact!

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J Camps

J Camps, located at the JCC of Greater Baltimore, is looking for energetic, dedicated staff members who are interested in working in a fun, creative camp environment this summer. Our programming has a variety of focuses including aquatics, arts & culture, athletics, nature, science and more with a foundation of Judaism. In addition, our training includes child development workshops, skill sharing, and certification in Basic Water Safety and CPR. We hire on a rolling basis.

Our main summer season is June 24 – August 16, 2024, and we offer excellent camper discounts for summer staff.  While most of our positions are full-time, we do have a few that run for only select weeks.

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Jewish Life

This role has the exciting responsibility of creating and leading joyful Jewish experiences for families and their elementary aged children.  Year round, they will assist with large scale holiday celebrations and pilot a weekly afterschool program to ignite and strengthen Jewish pride.  In the summer, they serve the diverse J Camps Community. While supervising the Midot Specialist, they will use experiential education grounded by Jewish values to root activities and interactions with campers and staff. Overall, they will inspire an appreciation for Jewish peoplehood, blessings, shabbat and Jewish holidays.

Marrying the skills of empathy and the ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with children and adults, this person has respect for all types of practices and beliefs and a knowledge of and comfort level with Jewish wisdom, ritual and expression.

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This role has the exciting responsibility of leading joyful Jewish experiences for the diverse J Camps Community. In partnership with year-round J life department, using experiential education and other methods, they will ground activities and interactions in Jewish values. They will inspire an appreciation for Jewish peoplehood to elevate the overall J Camps platform.

The position will run full-time from June 24 – August 16, 2024.

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Arts & Culture

The Front of House Staff is responsible overseeing all public areas of the Gordon Theater including managing the flow of patrons in and out of the Gordon Theater, operating the concessions, and/or working in the box office. This position will oversee all volunteer ushers, assuring an exceptional experience for all patrons. The Front of House Staff is the first level of supervision for the ushers in front of house theater operations.

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During the school year, the Center for Arts & Culture at the JCC of Greater Baltimore offers an array of classes in dance and theatre, ranging in ages from 3 to 15 on the Rosenbloom OwingsMills Campus. These classes include, but are not limited to, production-based programs such as our current shows of Frog & Toad Kids and Matilda Jr, improv acting, devised theatre, tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and more.

Under the supervision of the Director of Youth Arts Education, the ideal candidate is enthusiastic and has an appreciation for the performing arts, is prepared to be a role model, loves working with children, and has a can-do demeanor. This internship will give candidates the opportunity to gain experience assisting classes, expand their resume and knowledge in dance and theatre education and administration.

Prior experience working with children and within dance or theatre is preferred but not required. Interns preferably have after-school weekday and/or Sunday availability. This is an unpaid position.

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During the school year, the JCC offers an array of classes in dance and theatre, ranging in ages from 3 to 15 on the Rosenbloom Owings Mills Campus. These classes include, but are not limited to, production-based programs such as our current musicals, improv acting, devised theatre, tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and more.

Under the supervision of the Director of Youth Arts Education, the ideal candidate is enthusiastic and has an appreciation for the performing arts, is prepared to be a role model, loves working with children, and has a can-do demeanor. Based on availability, performing arts assistants attend theatre and/or dance classes that require extra support.

Prior experience working with children and within dance or theatre is preferred but not required. PA’s preferably have after-school weekday and/or Sunday availability.

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Habimah is a multi-disciplinary summer camp giving children, grades from 1st – 6th, the experience working with Baltimore’s master performing and visual arts teaching artists and professionals. It is the programs’ goal to enhance campers’ skills and confidence by encouraging them to explore new horizons while offering exposure and skill-building in various realms within visual and performing arts in a warm and supportive environment. Each camp day consists of several workshops within these fields, and concluding each two-week camp session, there is a final showcase on the Gordon stage, demonstrating what they’ve learned. Outside of class time with the artists, this program also incorporates swimming, outdoor time, and field trips.

The Habimah Arts Director will be responsible for maintaining high standards with the appointed teaching artists and counselor staff, parent correspondence, administrative assignments, directing and coordinating biweekly showcases, and other duties assigned by the DYAE. The ideal Habimah director is a multi-tasking team player, an excellent communicator, willing to go above and beyond for Habimah families and staff, is prepared to be a role model within the arts and JCC communities and has experience and loves teaching children of all ages. The Habimah Arts Director must have an overall understanding and wide range of experience within several fields of the performing and visual arts. This position may also require teaching a few classes within their art form to campers. Must have reliable transportation. Applicants with full summer availability is required.

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Operations

Under the supervision of the maintenance supervisor, the repairman is primarily responsible for the repair and maintenance of the JCC buildings, and the machinery and equipment located at the JCC buildings.

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The JCC seeks a highly organized, resourceful, flexible and positive team player to assist their busy Marketing team. This individual will be helping our team stay on top of projects by providing basic design and social media support, updating our websites, generating quarterly digital marketing reports, posting events to online calendars, gathering and uploading marketing collateral from partners and clients and handling a variety of other administrative tasks.

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