In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the JCC are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. The JCC does not discriminate on the basis of any protected class and follows all applicable federal and state laws. We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and achievement of goals for all employees.

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Current employees:

Swim Instructor for our NEW Pool Facilities! (FREE Fitness Membership Included!)

The JCC of Greater Rochester is currently accepting applications for part-time positions for: SWIM INSTRUCTOR. We are looking for motivated team players comfortable working in a structured environment. Our members provide our community fitness center with dedicated clientele, and we encourage a strong customer service focus in our team.

This position is for classes on Tuesday-Thursday 4-5:30pm, and Saturday-Sunday 10am-2pm teaching lessons at all levels.

Candidates MUST have WSI certification to apply and MUST provide expiration of certification when applying.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Enforce all pool rules and aquatics center and JCC policies
Follow swim lesson progression guidelines
Arrive punctually for all shifts
Maintain a consistent work schedule where you always exceed members' expectations
Excellent communication with the parents of swimmers as well as all members and staff
Provide motivation, encouragement and positive energy to each student in each lesson.
Submit proper administrative paperwork for all payroll accurately and timely
Tracking of each client's swim lessons and fee payments
Actively participate in department meetings
Assist in the development, implementation and marketing of innovative swim programs
Active participation in meetings and training programs including in-service training; maintain current Red Cross WSI and CPR/AED certification
Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatics center
Notify Aquatics manager or a manager of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen, or equipment in need of repair
Create practice schedules
Understand and anticipate the needs of members; be attentive, listen carefully and follow up
Maintain a clean, safe work environment

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will possess the following skills, abilities and experience:

Current certifications in lifeguarding, CPR for the professional rescuer, first aid, and AED
Water Safety Instructor Certification
Requires proficient swimming ability and the proper application of rescue and first-aid techniques
Knowledge of water hazards, lifesaving techniques and first aid, recognize hazardous situations, and adopt effective courses of action
Ability to properly extract victims from the water to the pool deck
Require attentiveness to visual and audible cues for recognition and identification of swimmers in distress or in process of unsafe behaviors
Mobility around and in the pool
Effective communication skills and engage positively with membership
Excellent communication with employees, members, and guests
Enthusiastic, friendly attitude and professional appearance
Reliable team player with the ability to work under pressure and multitask
A flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Some experience necessary in instructing
Benefits and Pay:
The JCC of Rochester is proud to offer competitive pay starting at $18-$20, based on experience, along with other excellent benefits which include membership to the fitness, wellness and recreation department, sick days, in-service training and renewal of certifications.

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Local candidates only:

Rochester, NY


Gesher After School Care Teacher

Responsibilities: Gesher offers an innovative after school care program that provides enriching classes and activities for children enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade. The program encourages independence through daily choices, and a focus on learning social skills. The Jewish Community Center offers a wide range of facilities including multiple classrooms, playgrounds, fields, tennis courts, gyms, pool, etc. Gesher is accepting applications and resumes for Teachers in the After School Program. This position requires the ability to:

• Run a classroom by providing structure, organization, behavior management and community building activities

• Maintain a clean and organized physical space

• Communicate with parents

• Plan and carry out programs that interest kindergarten through sixth grade students.


Enrollment or degree in childhood or early childhood education program preferred. Experience working with children is required. This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills.

This position is during the school year Mondays through Fridays from 2:30 (or 3:00) to 6:00 PM

Please send resumes to Olivia Frost at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Assistant Teacher (FREE Fitness Membership Included!)

Are you looking for a full time opportunity as an Assistant Teacher or Floater in a highly respected Early Learning Center? Do you have direct, proven experience working with children ages 8 weeks to pre-k? Do you want to have a positive impact on the young lives we serve? If you answered "Yes!" to these questions, then we, at the JCC Wolk Children's Center located in Brighton, have a great opportunity for YOU!

Come join our team of valued professionals who provide exemplary early care and educational opportunities for our children.

Candidates must be warm, caring, patient, creative and flexible. You must possess a strong work ethic. You must have open availability Monday through Friday, 7:00 am through 6:00 pm.

Candidates must have the strength, endurance and vigilance required to maintain supervision of children, including sitting on the floor, lifting and carrying children up to 40 pounds.

Candidates should possess experience working in a classroom setting or privately with young children. Most importantly, candidates must LOVE working with young children, taking part in their growth and development.

The JCC of Rochester is proud to offer competitive pay starting at $10 per hour and offers excellent benefits which include medical, dental, PTO, sick days, paid professional development and membership. The benefit of shaping young minds will last a lifetime.


Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



Sitter Service Attendant

Monday – Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Saturdays 8am-4pm, Sundays 9am-2pm. Other days and evenings on sub basis.

Looking for an extremely reliable, responsible and dependable individual who is outgoing and enjoys being around children! Candidate must have experience caring for children 6 weeks and up and be able to work in a team environment.

Must have reliable transportation. You must be friendly, customer service oriented and have a positive attitude!

If interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with your resume and answers to the following questions:
-why this would be great job for you?
-describe what experience that you have working with children
-outline your availability each week
-specify when you can start and how many hours you are looking for (PT/FT)