The Center will be open from 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving. (Pools close at 12:30 PM) Preschool & Kids’ Place will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, November 22 and the day after, November 23. Thanks!

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Head Lifeguard/ Camp Hilbert Aquatics Director

The Weinstein JCC is looking for a motivated individual with a flexible schedule for a full time/salary position as a Head Lifeguard and Camp Hilbert Aquatics Director (K-8 day camp).

Job Summary:

  • Supervise and conduct all activities as they are related to the Aquatics Department.
  • Ensure outstanding pool safety and customer service.
  • Recruit, train and supervise lifeguards and swim instructors.
  • Perform pool maintenance, including seasonal opening and closing of the Camp Hilbert outdoor pool.

Job Description:

  • Supervise lifeguards daily
  • Pool and equipment maintenance at both Weinstein JCC and Camp Hilbert pools
  • Plan and Organize an effective swim lesson program for Camp Hilbert
  • Supervise all aquatics staff at Camp Hilbert and ensure pool is adequately staffed
  • Recruit, hire and train lifeguards and swim instructors
  • Serve as a lifeguard when needed. Set expectations and guidance for other lifeguards
  • Create and Manage lifeguard schedules
  • Update staff phone/email rosters
  • Run effective Red Cross certification classes
  • Keep records of staff certifications
  • Conduct monthly lifeguard team meetings/trainings
  • Assist Aquatics director with payroll
  • Exhibit exemplary customer service at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director and Camp Hilbert Director

Certifications:

  • Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification (preferred)
  • Certified Pool Operator Certification (preferred)
  • Water Safety Instructor certified

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary:

  • Management experience
  • Knowledge of pool chemistry and experience working in a pool pump room
  • Strong people/communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to respond effectively to an emergency
  • Ability to generate a schedule for staff members
  • Ability to withstand hot/humid environments
  • Must have strong swimming skills and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Please contact Assistant Aquatics Director Myles Phelps at mphelps@weinsteinjcc.org or 545-8640 for more information and to apply. 

Lifeguards

The Weinstein JCC Aquatics Department is looking to fill Lifeguard positions starting in June. The ideal candidate will have a current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and have open availability during the week and on weekends. We are looking for individuals who are professional and have the drive to help others have a safe, fun and water-filled summer!

The Weinstein JCC is a great place to work! We are an indoor and outdoor facility, so lifegaurds will have the opportunity to continue with us throughout the year. In addition, if you have experience working with children, you may have the opportunity to become a swim instructor.

Please contact Assistant Aquatics Director Myles Phelps at mphelps@weinsteinjcc.org or 545-8640 for more information and to apply. 

Substitute Teacher/Part-Time Assistant Teacher

WANTED: Flexible, kind, positive, confident educator to join a faculty of passionate, energetic early childhood educators.

Are you enthusiastic about working with children ages 2-5 and early childhood educators? Join our fantastic team as a part-time Substitute or floating Assistant Teacher!

The Dora L. Lewis Family and Child Development Center at the Weinstein JCC is inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, Nature Education, and Judaics.  Our program is fully accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the state of Virginia.

Our Substitutes and floating Assistant Teachers typically work part-time, and hours will be determined based on your availability and our needs. They are helpful in every classroom, sometimes more than one classroom in a day.  The school is open from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Compensation is based on experience and credentials. Opportunities for advancement and benefits are available.

Your strengths include but are not limited to:

  • Kindness and sensitivity to children’s development and needs
  • Understanding of children’s great spectrum of abilities
  • Able to adjust your communication style for a child’s particular needs
  • Believing that behaviors are a method for communication
  • Effective communication skills, both spoken and written, towards co-workers, supervisors, and children
  • Prior experience working with young children ages 2-5
  • Willing to attend professional development experiences with colleagues and contribute to discussions
  • Understanding the value in a child’s process work in all things including arts, literacy, STEM, emotions, and the infusion between them
  • Willing to learn about Jewish holidays and values
  • Prior experience with or willing to learn about the Reggio Emilia Approach

These roles are ideal for a parent with school-aged children or students pursuing a degree in the field of early childhood.

Email cover letter and resume to preschool@weinsteinjcc.org. No phone calls please.

Kids' Place Counselors, Van Drivers

Kids’ Place at the Weinstein JCC is hiring for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must be 18 years or older and have some experience working with children. We are hiring van drivers and counselors. Van drivers must have a clean driving record and must be 21 years or older.

Kids' Place provides a safe and caring environment filled with fun and exciting daily activities such as: cooking , gardening, swimming, arts and crafts, pottery, gym activities, enrichment activities, home work, etc. Applicants should be ready to work in a fast paced after-school setting with children grades K-8.

For an application or for more information, please contact Kids' Place Director LaVenus Harried at 545-8639 or lharried@weinsteinjcc.org.

For more information about the Weinstein JCC, please call our Front Desk at (804) 285-6500.