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 About the OFJCC:

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) on the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life serves the South Peninsula through educational, social, cultural, fitness, sports and other wellness programs.

The OFJCC is a multi-generational Jewish neighborhood where all are welcome and which fosters new personal and community connections through rich and rewarding experiences.

The OFJCC provides a common ground for Jewish institutions, other local groups, organizations and individuals to work, learn and play together for the betterment of the whole community.

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

 

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Title: Major Gifts Director
Department: Development

 

Overview of the Role:   
Are you passionate about working at an organization that serves the community through outstanding programs for all demographics? Then perhaps you belong here! The OFJCC seeks an experienced and energetic candidate who, with Chief Development Officer and Chief Executive Officer, will lead fundraising efforts for agency annual and long-term fundraising campaigns, with a focus on major gift prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.  In addition, this individual will manage volunteers, development databases and prospective donors.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • With CDO, develop strategies and goals for increased giving, new donor acquisition and securing gifts from lapsed donors
  • 20-30 face-to-face cultivation/solicitation visits per month
  • Identify and manage portfolio of 150-200 prospects
  • Measure and track progress of staff, board and volunteers against goals
  • Attend and participate in community-wide events and meetings on and off campus to network and seek meaningful connections in the broader Jewish community to establish strong relationships
  • Review progress towards goals on monthly basis and course correct as necessary by inspiring solicitors, troubleshooting with them, recruiting additional solicitors as needed
  • Help recruit new volunteers for Major Gifts committee
  • Plan parlor meetings to cultivate donors

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, CFRE a plus
  • 5 years of experience in fundraising or sales
  • Mature judgment, political acumen and diplomacy in handling sensitive and/or confidential matters
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate information clearly and expertly (both written and oral)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2010 and donor databases
  • Proven track record of revenue generation
  • Knowledge of principles of institutional advancement, development and philanthropy
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven record of accomplishment that demonstrates initiative, creativity, and critical thinking abilities; willingness to take risks and solve problems creatively
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed
 
If interested and qualified, please send letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org

 

 
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Title: Grants & Communications Specialist
Department: Development

 

Overview of the Role:   
Are you passionate about working at an organization that serves the community through outstanding programs for all demographics? Then perhaps you belong here! The OFJCC seeks a candidate to orchestrate the complete grant/request cycle for Foundation and Corporate sponsors (initial inquiry, letters of intent, grants, reporting, sponsorship opportunities, etc).  This individual will handle most writing for department, including development publications, department collateral, event invitations, etc.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reach out to potential funders to develop relationships and gather information before submitting proposals
  • Try to maintain funding from current foundation and corporate donors
  • Secure new funding from corporations and foundations
  • Write grants
  • Manage grants database to track awards, requirements and correspondence with foundation and corporate officers
  • Write Letters of Intent (work with program staff, if needed)
  • Own Legacy Giving program: create collateral, manage portfolio of legacy donors
  • Produce grant reports (with program staff, if needed)
  • Write program-specific reports for donors providing contributions directed toward specific purposes
  • Draft invitations, thank you letters, articles for newsletters, content for website
  • Implement event strategies prior to planning events
  • Prospects for organizational campaigns

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, Master’s a plus
  • 3-4 years relevant work experience including grant writing
  • Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to local, state and federal grants
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of grant administration systems, processes and budgeting
  • Proven ability to communicate information clearly and expertly (both written and oral)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2010 and donor databases
  • Mature judgment, diplomacy in handling sensitive and/or confidential matters
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to an ever-changing work environment
 
If interested and qualified, please send letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.

 

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Food and Beverage Manager

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Overview of the Role
The Food & Beverage Manager brings creative vision and insight about food excellence to the OFJCC. This individual oversees the daily activities of the organization's food and beverage function from catering, to café to supplying all departments with related food needs. The F & B Manager will conduct sales analysis and be accountable for the statutory requirements of F & B such as licenses, permits, etc. S/he will ensure that guest needs are fully met and is tirelessly service-minded, enjoys working with staff and the public, adept with finance and is passionate about food and how it can support the OFJCC’s mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations for the OFJCC campus within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
  • Manage food services across multiple departments and collaborate to ensure needs and goals are met
  • Oversee food preparation and service to ensure standards of operations and quality are met in accordance with food and safety standards
  • Manage the procurement, inventory, storage and distribution of all food and beverage for the organization
  • Manage café proprietor and contribute to roll out of new café design, menus, kitchens, etc.
  • Develop food and beverage procedures and oversee internal controls to ensure proper F & B operations
  • Establish targets, KPI’s, schedules, F & B related policies and procedures
  • Oversee the catering operations including establishing agreements with preferred vendors
  • Create vision for food kiosk concepts
  • Craft the campus-wide food policy, i.e. kosher, organic, local, sustainable, etc.
  • Organize farmers markets, food trucks and outside food vendors for festivals
  • Represent the OFJCC in a professional manner and provide excellent customer service

Qualifications and Skills:
  • BA/BS in hotel or food service management, culinary school degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of food and beverage/catering management experience
  • Up to date with latest food and beverage trends and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to be strategic with strong analytical skills to evaluate and summarize data
  • Ability to manage personnel effectively
  • Proven skills with budgeting, contract management and purchasing
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detailed oriented
  • Passionate about bringing innovation to food
  • Ability to work weekend and evening hours and holidays, as needed
  • Some fluency in Spanish helpful

If interested and qualified please send letters of interest and your resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.



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Title: Bainyanim Website Manager (Part Time)
Department: Israeli Cultural Connection (ICC)

About the OFJCC:
The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) on the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life serves the South Peninsula through educational, social, cultural, fitness, sports and other wellness programs. The OFJCC aspires to be a multi-generational Jewish neighborhood where all are welcome and which fosters new personal and community connections through rich and rewarding experiences. The OFJCC provides a common ground for Jewish institutions, other local groups, organizations and individuals to work, learn and play together for the betterment of the whole community. For more information, visit www.paloaltojcc.org or call 650.223.8600.

About the ICC:
The Israeli Cultural Connection (The ICC@JCC) is a department at the OFJCC that caters to the 30,000 Israelis in Silicon Valley. Through Israeli art, music and cultural events, the ICC offers the local Israeli and American Jewish communities the opportunity to deepen their ties to Israel—and to each other. For more information visit: http://www.paloaltojcc.org/icc/israeli-cultural-connection-icc-jcc/

Overview of the Role:
The Bainyanim Website Manager will oversee all aspects of the website in order to create ongoing and expanding traffic and meet development and quality goals set by ICC management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Maintain and update the website, including production of web content with ICC staff and lay committee, in a manner that is appealing to our targeted audience
  • Manage online outreach campaigns of the online database
  • Assure web-based information is archived for future track and report on all site metrics to evaluate performance
  • Keep current with emerging web technologies through relevant blogs, list serves and events
  • Maintain the Event Calendar section with current events
  • Add, edit and proofread all web content
  • Develop, maintain and ensure integrity of discussion posts such as a weblogs and forums
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties coordinators, website development, marketing and outreach
  • Coordinate and expand volunteer group for the website for specific roles: content writers, events and calendar
  • Responsible for weekly Bainyanim newsletter
  • Work closely with ICC team to promote ICC and OFJCC events in Newsletter

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Two to four years related experience
  • Highly proficient in Hebrew with experience in writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated English language skills in both oral and written forms
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Israeli culture
  • Strong computer skills, experience with Word Press and HTML
  • Proven record of program development and implementation
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interface with the Israeli and American communities
If interested and qualified, please send your resume and letter of interest to JobsICC@paloaltojcc.org.


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Title: Teen Program Manager
Reports to: Program Director


About the OFJCC:
The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) on the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life serves the South Peninsula through educational, social, cultural, fitness, sports and other wellness programs. The OFJCC aspires to be a multi-generational Jewish neighborhood where all are welcome and which fosters new personal and community connections through rich and rewarding experiences. The OFJCC provides a common ground for Jewish institutions, other local groups, organizations and individuals to work, learn and play together for the betterment of the whole community. For more information, visit www.paloaltojcc.org or call 650.223.8600.

About BBYO:
BBYO is a Jewish organization that has built a powerful platform of teens, alumni, professionals, volunteers and philanthropists who deliver a wide range of fun, meaningful and affordable experiences to the post bar/bat mitzvah teen audience with the expectation that they will find lasting connections within the Jewish community. 

Overview of the Role:
Are you ready to develop creative, engaging programs for teens? Do you want to work in a thriving community with likeminded team members? Then this might be the position for you! The role of the teen program manager is to be responsible for the organization, delivery and quality of OFJCC teen programs and will support specific roles and functions of BBYO programming.  This person will, however, be solely an employee of the OFJCC.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

OFJCC Teen Program Responsibilities:


BBYO Job Responsibilities:
  • Support and maintain programs that engage teens socially, culturally, communally and intellectually and reflect the diversity of Jewish life, including Israel, community service, education and Shabbat
  • Plan and execute monthly events for BBYO Connect (BBYO’s middle school program) in the South Bay.  Responsibilities include marketing/outreach, programming and managing the program budget
  • Maintain, manage and seek out new opportunities for collaborative partnerships with Jewish and secular community organizations (i.e. secular high schools and local synagogues)
  • Attend and supervise local and regional programs
  • Serve as a member of the BBYO Bay Area staff team.  Help plan regional-wide events
  • Promote BBYO’s community visibility and teen involvement through targeted marketing strategies (including on-line) and stellar programming events

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1 year of experience in program development
  • Experience working with teens, preferably with Jewish teens at a Jewish Community Center
  • Knowledge of Hebrew, Jewish Culture, the Bay Area Jewish community and BBYO structure a plus
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate information clearly (both written and oral)
  • Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities when required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of social networking technologies
  • Ability to work nights and weekends when needed


If interested and qualified, please follow the link below to apply. We recommend you use Google Chrome as your web browser.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=pajcc&jobId=23843&lang=en_US


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Title: Director of Jewish Innovation

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Overview of the Role
The Director of Jewish Innovation will work together with all departments and employees to infuse
Judaism into what we do at the JCC on a daily basis. He/she will bring a spirit of creativity to how we experience Judaism on campus and beyond our campus by creating a culture of innovation and forward
thinking through events, experiences and study. This individual will be a highly motivated, adaptable
and passionate person, who can leverage ideas from any source, determine their viability in conjunction
with the OFJCC’s mission, and develop concepts that can be moved to implementation.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Add Jewish neshama to the JCC–from ambiance on campus to content in the programs
  • Create exciting, innovative JCC-wide programming around major Jewish holidays including Shabbat, Hanukkah, Purim, Shavuot, Sukkot and the High Holidays
  • Work with other departments as a quarterback, helping staff and lay leaders decide content and determine partners for events both on and off campus
  • Offer programming around unique, Jewish life-cycle events. For instance, offer b’nai mitzvah tzedakah opportunities, teen trips to Israel, and other programs that can meet people where they are Jewishly and take them to the next step in their Jewish journey
  • Take advantage of the unique economy, energy and ingenuity of the Silicon Valley by aligning and learning from area leaders, gurus and innovators and by reaching into the business community to incubate new ideas and ventures into Jewish living
  • Collaborate with Jewish start-ups that are attracting a different demographic of Jews to Judaism and the JCC. Examples include Wilderness Torah, Hazon, Urban Adamah, etc. Partner with UpStart at our on-campus Jewish incubator to build and spin-off future Jewish starts-ups, while being nimble with current Jewish issues and needs
  • Create an environment where imagination becomes reality and Jews are excited about the possibility of having relevant, meaningful and fun Jewish experiences
  • Offer Jewish educational opportunities for Board and Staff
  • Run OFJCC Missions to Israel, and eventually, other Jewish trips around the world
  • Plan and bring to fruition a successful program to engage unaffiliated Jews in our community, especially around the Bar Mitzvah age. (The Jewish Journeys Project run by the Manhattan JCC is a good example of this.)

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Rabbinic ordination or advanced degree in Jewish Education preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Jewish values and traditions
  • 5+ years’ experience developing innovative programing including implementation and growth
  • Demonstrated success as a Jewish educator for different demographics
  • Record of success in developing and securing funding sources to support program opportunities
  • Excellent communicator with ability to communicate effectively with staff, lay leaders and program participants
  • Positive and upbeat, strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Out of the box, creative thinker
  • Self-starter with comfort taking initiative
  • Good understanding of the goals and objectives for Jewish arts and cultural programs, outreach, and engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to work comfortably with all sections of the Jewish community
  • Ability to work some weekend and evening hours and holiday-appropriate responsibilities on Jewish holidays
  • Ability to lead singing and/or provide musical accompaniment for Jewish programming a plus

If interested and qualified, please send your letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org

 
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Title: Coordinator, Jewish Community Library Pushcart

Hours: 15 hours per week, worked in scheduled shifts over four days
Pay: $20 per hour

Job Description:
Staffing and taking responsibility for the very small mobile branch of the Jewish Community Library at the JCC stocked with Jewish-themed books and DVDs. 

 
Qualifications: Applicants should have excellent social skills and enjoy working with the public. The job demands basic computer skills and involves some lifting (up to 10 lbs.) and pushing.  Preference is given to applicants with a strong Jewish knowledge base and with experience in Jewish library, bookstore, or educational settings.
 
Please send queries and/or resumes to Howard Freedman at hfreedman@jewishlearningworks.org or 415-567-3327, ext.705.

 

 
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Title: Cultural Program Manager 

Reports To: Director of Arts and Culture

About Arts and Culture:
The OFJCC Arts and Culture department provides world class cultural arts programming and events of both Jewish and the broader community interest. The department contributes to a high quality of life by supporting lifelong learning and pursuit of knowledge and entertainment. Our main goal is to create a community on the OFJCC campus that supports a variety of visual and performing arts programs, author talks, speakers and large scale events.

Overview of the Role:
Join the thriving community at the OFJCC and contribute to the high end on campus adult programming. The Cultural Program Manager will support the OFJCC’s vision by providing engaging author and speaker series and cultural events while continually searching for opportunities that align with the interests of the adult community in the South Peninsula. This individual will be a key player in creating audience development strategies and must be passionate about working in a non-profit environment. He/she may be required to work odd hours per event days.  

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Curate, develop, coordinate, and administer high quality adult events and programs. Specifically authors and speakers and other adult cultural events
  • Develop and administer division budgets and monitor program expenditures
  • Negotiate, prepare, administer and monitor contracts and agreements with book publishers, speaker’s agents, authors and others involved in the delivery of adult cultural arts programs and activities
  • Tap into an important network of cultural arts-based non-profits, organizations and artists to leverage their collective strengths through strong partnerships
  • Evaluate the variety and mix of programs offered by the organization directly and in the community to promote and create cultural program opportunities that are strategically aligned with the interests of the adult community in the South Peninsula
  • Be a key player in creating audience development strategies.
  • Plan, organize and facilitate large cultural events at the OFJCC
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Principles of arts organizations, artists’ management agencies, artists booking, administration, budgeting and contracting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of practices and procedures for planning, implementing, managing and evaluating artists, speakers, authors, performers, media and others associated with the delivery of cultural arts programs
  • Considerable knowledge and proven experience working with a wide variety of book publishers, speakers, authors, and general cultural events for adults
  • Proven ability to recruit and retain exemplary speakers and authors of Jewish orientation for participation in arts programs, to research and provide recommendations on season programing strategy
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, supervise, and direct the activities of personnel and volunteers involved in conducting arts programs
  • Ability to effectively utilize computer applications and technology related to the work, including Microsoft Office Suite

Requirements:
  • B.A in liberal arts or similar
  • 5 years in public programing
  • Background in literature and performing arts, humanities and contemporary affairs
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

Work Availability:
  • Full-Time
  • May be required to work nights and weekends per event days

 

Please send letters of interest and resume to joleary@paloaltojcc.org

Use subject line: Cultural Program Manager

 

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Title: Personal Trainer

We are looking for a successful and motivated part time  personal trainer like you!

The OFJCC only hires the best:

  • Individuals who have an enthusiastic and creative attitude about exercise
  • Trainers who educate and compassionately mentor their clients
  • Fitness professionals who are patient, flexible and punctual

To join the team you must have:
  • Current accredited personal training certification (ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications
  • 1-2 years previous personal training experience

Availability:
  • Sundays: 6:45am-3:00pm

Please email your resume to Bonnie McLaughlin, Fitness Manager, at: bmclaughlin@paloaltojcc.org



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Title: Membership Sales Representative

 

 

Position Summary:   
Membership Sales Representative is responsible for developing leads and enrolling new members to ensure team and personal goals are achieved. This person must have the ability to build rapport and lasting relationships with prospective and current members to retain members, while building a strong referral base. This person is responsive to both current and prospective members; maintaining MediFit & OFJCC’s highest standards of customer service. They must have knowledge of and participate in all the Club’s services, programs, and products. 

Skills/Requirements:

Please apply via this link: 

https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/medifit/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=11879&esid=az

 

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Title: Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

OFJCC is seeking Lifeguards to join our Oshman Family JCC Team in Palo Alto!

Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of the swimming pool environment and must closely monitor and rescue swimmers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Explain and enforce facility regulations, policies, and procedures to patrons.
  • Rescue swimmers in need of assistance.
  • Demonstrate proper rescue techniques, including but not limited to, swimming rescues, First Aid, and CPR.
  • Project and promote a professional image.
Requirements

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent training), American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training) and American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training).

Please send resumes to aquatics@paloaltojcc.org

 

 

 

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Title: Camp Counselor
Department: Youth and Teen


Overview of the Role:
Are you passionate about working with children in an engaging summer camp environment? Then you belong here! We are searching for talented and qualified individuals who are comfortable interacting with and supervising children ranging from 5-12 years old.  Responsibilities include assisting and participating in the development and implementation of program activities for campers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the direction, supervision and organization of campers in their camper group
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers and make suggestions for improvement when necessary
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff
  • Be a role model to campers and staff by maintaining a positive attitude in all situations
  • Attend required staff meetings and pre-camp training
  • Maintain all program equipment and supplies
Qualifications & Skills:
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience working with youth in a camp or other recreational setting
  • Ability to interact with all age levels
  • Certified in CPR for Children and Adults (or ability to obtain certification upon employment)
  • Ability to make sound independent judgment and decisions when circumstances arise
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working with children

If interested and qualified, please send a letter of interest and resume to: OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org


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Title: Art Specialist
Department: Youth & Teens

Overview of the Role:
Are you passionate about working with children in an engaging summer camp environment? Then you belong here! We are searching for talented and qualified individuals who are comfortable interacting with and supervising children ranging from 5-17 years old. Under the direction of Assistant Camp Director, the Art Specialist is an integral member of our specialist team and is responsible for creating engaging, educational experiences for each camp unit through art activities. The Art Specialist facilitates lessons for the Unit Leader, counselors and the campers in each unit. In addition the Art Specialist will supervise behavior management of campers, liaise with parents about their child’s camp experience and plan and implement programming for their camp unit both individually and collaboratively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Create, plan, and implement curriculum based lesson plans for specific activity periods on a weekly basis
  • Support Unit Leaders, Camp Counselors and Jr. Counselors in daily activity periods
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers and make suggestions for improvement when necessary
  • Assist with general camp staff training
  • Be a “project lead” for one All Camp Event
  • Maintain public relations and open communication with day camp parents
  • Relate to campers in a positive manner, maintain camper supervision and discipline
  • Maintain and assist in the inventory and maintenance of all camp equipment and supplies
  • Be a role model to campers and staff by maintaining a positive attitude in all situations

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Experience teaching Art to children or adults
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with youth in a camp or other recreational setting
  • 2-3 years from a Junior College or University
  • Certified in CPR for Children and Adults (or ability to obtain certification upon employment)
  • Ability to make sound independent judgment and decisions when circumstances arise
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working with children

If interested and qualified, send letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.


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Title: Dance Specialist
Department: Youth & Teens

Overview of the Role:
Are you passionate about working with children in an engaging summer camp environment? Then you belong here! We are searching for talented and qualified individuals who are comfortable interacting with and supervising children ranging from 5-17 years old. Under the direction of Assistant Camp Director, the Dance Specialist is an integral member of our specialist team and is responsible for creating engaging, educational experiences for each camp unit through dance and movement. The Dance Specialist facilitates lessons for the Unit Leader, counselors and the campers in each unit. In addition the Dance Specialist will supervise behavior management of campers, liaise with parents about their child’s camp experience and plan and implement programming for their camp unit both individually and collaboratively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Create, plan, and implement curriculum based lesson plans for specific activity periods on a weekly basis
  • Support Unit Leaders, Camp Counselors and Jr. Counselors in daily activity periods
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers and make suggestions for improvement when necessary
  • Assist with general camp staff training
  • Be a “project lead” for one All Camp Event
  • Maintain public relations and open communication with day camp parents
  • Relate to campers in a positive manner, maintain camper supervision and discipline
  • Maintain and assist in the inventory and maintenance of all camp equipment and supplies
  • Be a role model to campers and staff by maintaining a positive attitude in all situations

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Experience teaching dance to children or adults
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with youth in a camp or other recreational setting
  • 2-3 years from a Junior College or University
  • Certified in CPR for Children and Adults (or ability to obtain certification upon employment)
  • Ability to make sound independent judgment and decisions when circumstances arise
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • ;Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working with children

If interested and qualified, send letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.

 

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Title: Jewish Values Specialist
Department: Youth & Teens

Overview of the Role:
Are you passionate about working with children in an engaging summer camp environment? Then you belong here! We are searching for talented and qualified individuals who are comfortable interacting with and supervising children ranging from 5-17 years old. Under the direction of Assistant Camp Director, the Jewish Values Specialist is an integral member of our specialist team and is responsible for creating engaging, educational experiences for each camp unit through Jewish Values and Israeli culture. The Jewish Values Specialist facilitates lessons for the Unit Leader, counselors and the campers in each unit. In addition, the Jewish Values Specialist will supervise behavior management of campers, liaise with parents about their child’s camp experience and plan and implement programming for their camp unit both individually and collaboratively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Create, plan, and implement curriculum based lesson plans for specific activity periods on a weekly basis
  • Support Unit Leaders, Camp Counselors and Jr. Counselors in daily activity periods
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers and make suggestions for improvement when necessary
  • Assist with general camp staff training
  • Be a “project lead” for one All Camp Event
  • Maintain public relations and open communication with day camp parents
  • Relate to campers in a positive manner, maintain camper supervision and discipline
  • Maintain and assist in the inventory and maintenance of all camp equipment and supplies
  • Be a role model to campers and staff by maintaining a positive attitude in all situations

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Experience teaching Jewish values to children or adults
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with youth in a camp or other recreational setting
  • 2-3 years from a Junior College or University
  • Certified in CPR for Children and Adults (or ability to obtain certification upon employment)
  • Ability to make sound independent judgment and decisions when circumstances arise
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working with children

If interested and qualified, send letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.


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Title: Sports Specialist
Department: Youth & Teens

Overview of the Role:
Are you passionate about working with children in an engaging summer camp environment? Then you belong here! We are searching for talented and qualified individuals who are comfortable interacting with and supervising children ranging from 5-17 years old. Under the direction of Assistant Camp Director, the Sports Specialist is an integral member of our specialist team and is responsible for creating engaging, educational experiences for each camp unit through sports activities. The Sports Specialist facilitates lessons for the Unit Leader, counselors and the campers in each unit. In addition the Sports Specialist will supervise behavior management of campers, liaise with parents about their child’s camp experience and plan and implement programming for their camp unit both individually and collaboratively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Create, plan, and implement curriculum based lesson plans for specific activity periods on a weekly basis
  • Support Unit Leaders, Camp Counselors and Jr. Counselors in daily activity periods
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers and make suggestions for improvement when necessary
  • Assist with general camp staff training
  • Be a “project lead” for one All Camp Event
  • Maintain public relations and open communication with day camp parents
  • Relate to campers in a positive manner, maintain camper supervision and discipline
  • Maintain and assist in the inventory and maintenance of all camp equipment and supplies
  • Be a role model to campers and staff by maintaining a positive attitude in all situations

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Experience teaching sports to children or adults
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with youth in a camp or other recreational setting
  • 2-3 years from a Junior College or University
  • Certified in CPR for Children and Adults (or ability to obtain certification upon employment)
  • Ability to make sound independent judgment and decisions when circumstances arise
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working with children

If interested and qualified, send letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.


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Title: Assistant Director/Site Supervisor

 

Department: Early Childhood Education

Overview of the Role:
Do you enjoy working in a thriving Early Childhood Education community? Then perhaps you belong here! We are looking for an experienced, welcoming and innovative individual to lead our satellite preschool location. The ECE Site Supervisor is responsible for managing the early childhood education program onsite at Beth Am Synagogue located in Los Altos Hills.  The Site Supervisor will manage the preschool program for children ranging in age from 2 to 5, including the day-to-day operations.  This position will be a liaison between the Beth Am synagogue and the OFJCC at Beth Am preschool.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Manage, lead and drive staff to ensure overall success of the department by communicating agency vision and strategy, job expectations, coaching and fostering continued professional development
  • Review and revise curriculum as needed.  Monitor and model documentation practices.  Ensure that documentation of curriculum occurs in every classroom and upholds the standards and philosophy of a Reggio Emilio inspired approach
  • Meet with teaching teams to study and reflect upon the intentions in the classroom and create learning environments based on the children’s’ interests/needs
  • Collaborate to lead, support and design weekly, monthly, day long and retreat professional development meetings for staff
  • Work with Director and Educational Leadership team to communicate and address all concerns or needs of the families
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management
Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor Degree in Child Development or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • ECE Site Supervisor Permit
  • 2 + years of experience teaching in a licensed child care center or comparable program.  Experience working in a Jewish environment a plus
  • Knowledge of Inquiry Based and child centered learning
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate information clearly (both written and oral)
  • Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment

If interested and qualified, please send a letter of interest and resume to: OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org

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Title: Preschool Teachers


Position Overview

Our award-winning Early Childhood Education Program at the OFJCC Preschool is looking for creative, dedicated preschool teachers to work with children ages 18 months to 5 years. Help provide a loving, nurturing and safe environment for the children and families of all backgrounds in a Jewish environment.

  • Plan, supervise, and implement developmentally appropriate experiences for the class according to the principles and philosophy of the school
  • Create a learning environment that provides for emotional, cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual growth in children
  • Communicate regularly with parents through daily interactions, weekly newsletters, emails, and conferences
  • Now interviewing Hebrew and English speaking teachers
  • Full and part time positions available
  • Substitute positions available

Job Requirements:
  • 12 or more ECE units (AA and/or BA degree in  ECE or related field & teacher permit preferred)*
  • At least 6 months experience working with children in a licensed child care center or comparable group care program preferred
  • Knowledge of Reggio Emilia Approach to teaching and learning a plus
  • Flexibility and Enthusiasm
  • Friendly, warm, and nurturing characteristics

* Comparable experience and willingness to enroll in   
   ECE classes will be considered

 

Full Benefits package, competitive salary.

If interested and qualified, please send a letter of interest and resume to OFJCC_Careers@paloaltojcc.org.


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Title: Certified Nursing Assistant
Reports to: Wellness Manager
Schedule: On-call/non-exempt

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Certified Nursing Assistant assists the licensed nursing staff by performing routine nursing duties and activities of daily living.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Assist residents with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising.
•    Carry out various procedures such as collection of lab specimen for urine and stool samples.
•    Assist residents with their nutritional needs.
•    Transfer, transport and escort residents as needed.
•    Answer call lights promptly.
•    Change bed linens, make beds and keep rooms clean and orderly.
•    Maintain safe and sanitary work stations and equipment.
•    Attend in-service training and education session, as assigned.
•    Perform specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Graduated from a Certified Nursing Assistant Program.
•    Current, active CNA license
•    Prior geriatric nursing aide experience, preferred.  
•    Ability to read, write, understand and follow instructions in English
•    Ability to communicate effectively and perform simple arithmetic.  
•    Basic knowledge of MS Office or willingness to learn within 90 days of employment for maintaining proper documentation of care provided during shift.
•    Ability to provide coverage or work overtime when needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
•    Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting.
•    May be exposed to blood and body fluids which may contain HIV and/or HBV.
•    Must be able to transport residents via wheelchair, gerichair or shower chair, pushing up to 150lbs. unassisted.  
•    Must be able to transfer, lift, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125lbs. unassisted, or with the assistant of one for a resident weighing over 125lbs.  
•    Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, squat, stand, and walk for up to 90% of the work day.  
•    May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior.  
•    Must be able to reach up to a level of six feet; must be able to push a dietary cart up to 40lbs unassisted.  
•    Must be able to lift and carry up to 20lbs. frequently and 50lbs. occasionally.

Send Resumes to:  899jobs@moldaw.org   or  fill out an application at:  www.moldaw.org


 

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Title: Food Runner/Buser
Reports to: Dining Room Manager:
Schedule: Part-time/non-exempt

Position Overview:
The Food Runner/Server is responsible for running the guests food to their tables as well as providing a clean dining area in an efficient, courteous and accurate manner. All functions are to be carried out while maintaining a friendly and positive teamwork environment.

Essential Duties:
•    Consistently keep the dining room organized and clean
•    Set up Trash cans, soda, plates, utensils, and to-go containers at start of shift
•    Reset tables and maintain work stations in a neat and orderly fashion.
•    Deposit dishes appropriately in the dish room or specified area.
•    Clear dishes from tables during and after meal service.
•    Clean stations, including sweeping floor using the tools provided.
•    Maintain complete knowledge of table/seat/station numbers, room capacity, hours of operation and proper table set ups.
•    Assist server in bringing food from kitchen and assist kitchen in expediting food.
•    Complete closing duties, including restocking items, pulling up the mats in server station, Vacuum Dining Room etc.
•    Report all issues or concerns to hostess and manager.
•    Assist in maintaining a high level of customer service for our residents and their guests.
•    Assist with dishwashing and distribution of clean dishes if needed.
•    Maintain safe and sanitary conditions in work areas and will follow all safety and sanitation rules and regulations
•    Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene and compile with department dress code.
•    Complete all assigned cleaning tasks.
•    Attend in-service training and education sessions as assigned.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.
•    Welcome and acknowledge all residents  & their guests
•    Anticipate and address guests` service needs
•    Ensure  and  adherence to quality expectations and standards

Qualifications:
•    High school graduate or equivalent.
•    Experience in a hotel, restaurant or club with fine dining, preferred.
•    Ability to read, write, understand and follow instructions in English
•    Ability to communicate effectively with customers (seniors), guests and other staff.
•    Ability to interpret and explain menu, answer questions, coordinate meal service process and understand requests.
•    Ability to work in close cooperation with residents, guests, visitors, families, supervisor and peers.  
•    Must be courteous, tactful and gracious at all times.

Physical Requirement/Working Conditions:
•    Work indoors and outdoors.
•    Must be able to stand/walk for 100% of the work day.
•    Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. independently.
•    Must be able to push and pull bus carts weighing up to 50 lbs. independently.
•    Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, and balance frequently throughout the work day.  

 
Send Resumes to:  899jobs@moldaw.org   or  fill out an application at:  www.moldaw.org


 

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Title: Housekeeper
Reports to: Community Services Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The housekeeper is responsible for the cleanliness of all apartments and common areas in the Moldaw Residences (MR) complex.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Clean resident apartments following the established procedures for MR which include: Wipe window sills, walls and light switches. Strip and remake beds with fresh linen. Empty waste baskets. Vacuum carpets and dust all furniture and fixtures. Change mattress pads and blankets, if needed. Clean and sanitize toilets. Wash sink, tile, tub shower walls and fixtures. Wipe shower curtains and change if necessary. Clean walls, baseboards and floor. Check lamps for burned out light bulbs.
•    Vacuum room hallways, stairwells, lobby and common areas of MR.
•    Wipe mirrors and windows in resident rooms and throughout MR.
•    Stock housekeeping closet, cart and restock linen in housekeeping room.
•    Pick up work assignments from the housekeeping department, and review them for any questions. Report to assigned area(s) with required keys, equipment and supplies.
•    Check the housekeeper’s report for any discrepancies
•    Remove all garbage and recyclable items and place them in the appropriate bins inside the service area
•    Report any damages or repairs and maintenance needed to the housekeeping manager
•    Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    High school diploma or equivalent.
•    One year of housekeeping experience in a senior living community or other related field.
•    Ability to read, write and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English.
•    Ability to communicate with residents and employees.
•    Ability to work under pressure.
•    Ability to multi-task in a changing environment.
•    Knowledge of materials, equipment and methods commonly used in cleaning disinfecting.
•    Ability to learn how to properly use cleaning supplies and materials.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
•    Moderate to heavy physical effort 95% of the work day.
•    Must be able to stand and walk long distance up to 8 hours per day.  
•    Must be able to stoop and work from a kneeling position; perform repetitive bending, reaching and stretching.  
•    Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs independently.  
•    Must be able to push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs over tiled and carpeted surfaces over long distances.  
•    Must be able to operate a vacuum, work in confined spaces around furniture and breakable objects, and have constant contact with residents.
•    May be exposed t communicable diseases including influenza, HIV and Hepatitis.  
•    May be exposed to unpleasant odors, high heat levels, and institutional cleaning chemicals.


Send Resumes to:  899jobs@moldaw.org   or  fill out an application at:  www.moldaw.org


 

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Title: Server
Reports to: Dining Room Manager

Position Overview:
 The Server is responsible for table service in the Community dining rooms.

Essential Duties:
•    Set tables and maintain work stations in a neat and orderly fashion.
•    Take orders, provide service and requested items both graciously and courteously.
•    Clear dishes from tables during and after meal service.
•    Answer pertinent questions about menu items.
•    Report all issues or concerns to hostess and manager.
•    Assist in maintaining a high level of customer service for our residents and their guests.
•    Assist with dishwashing and distribution of clean dishes if needed.
•    Maintain safe and sanitary conditions in work areas and will follow all safety and sanitation rules and regulations
•    Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene and compile with department dress code.
•    Complete all assigned cleaning tasks.
•    Attend in-service training and education sessions as assigned.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.
•    Welcome and acknowledge all residents & their guests
•    Anticipate and address guests` service needs
•    Ensure  and  adherence to quality expectations and standards
•    Complete closing duties, including refilling sugar caddies, salt & pepper shakers on your tables, etc.
•    Assist food runner in bringing food from kitchen

Qualifications:
•    High school graduate or equivalent.
•    Experience waiting tables in a hotel, restaurant or club with fine dining, preferred.
•    Ability to read, write, understand and follow instructions in English
•    Ability to communicate effectively with customers (seniors), guests and other staff.
•    Ability to interpret and explain menu, answer questions, coordinate meal service process and understand requests.
•    Ability to work in close cooperation with residents, guests, visitors, families, supervisor and peers.  
•    Must be courteous, tactful and gracious at all times.

Physical Requirement/Working Conditions:
•    Work indoors and outdoors.
•    Must be able to stand/walk for 100% of the work day.
•    Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. independently.
•    Must be able to push and pull bus carts weighing up to 50 lbs. independently.
•    Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, and balance frequently throughout the work day.  


•    Maintain complete knowledge of table/seat/station numbers, room capacity, hours of operation and proper table set ups.
•    Consistently keep the dining room organized and clean

Send Resumes to:  899jobs@moldaw.org   or  fill out an application at:  www.moldaw.org


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Title: Houseman
Reports to: Community Services Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Houseman must provide clean, sanitary comfortable, orderly and satisfying surroundings for the residents, employee and public. Additionally, this role is responsible for the heavier aspects of cleaning such as mopping, rearranging and moving furniture, stocking supplies, window and carpet cleaning, and floor stripping, polishing and general janitorial work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Clean sinks, toilets, urinals, mirrors, walls, windows, counters, vents, and/or floors with proper cleaning agents.
•    Adhere to cleaning agents' usages, procedures, and instructions.
•    Thoroughly dust all the furniture, pictures, shelves, handrails, and baseboards by extending arms overhead and stopping as needed.
•    Pick up work assignments from the housekeeping department, and review them for any questions. Sign in/out on the payroll sheet/system and for key cards. Report to assigned area(s) with required keys, equipment and supplies.
•    Clean and polish all metal surfaces by applying pressure in a repeated motion.
•    Vacuum or deep shampoo all common areas, including hallways, resident units, and meeting rooms.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    High school diploma or equivalent.
•    One year experience in environmental services or other related field.
•    Ability to read, write and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English.
•    Ability to communicate with residents and employees.
•    Ability to work under pressure.
•    Ability to multi-task in a changing environment.
•    Knowledge of materials, equipment and methods commonly used in cleaning disinfecting.
•    Ability to learn how to properly use cleaning supplies and materials.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
•    Moderate to heavy physical effort 95% of the work day.  
•    Must be able to stand and walk long distance up to 8 hours per day.  
•    Must be able to stoop and work from a kneeling position; perform repetitive bending, reaching and stretching.
•    Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs independently.
•    Must be able to push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs over tiled and carpeted surfaces over long distances.  
•    Must be able to operate a vacuum and other equipment required for shampooing carpets.
•    Work in confined spaces around furniture and breakable objects, and have constant contact with residents.  
•    May be exposed to communicable diseases including influenza, HIV and Hepatitis.
•    May be exposed to unpleasant odors, high heat levels, and institutional cleaning chemicals.

Send Resumes to:  899jobs@moldaw.org   or  fill out an application at:  www.moldaw.org


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Title: Driver
Reports to: Resident Relations Director


GENERAL SUMMARY:
The driver is responsible for transporting residents and guests to scheduled destinations.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
•    Transports residents and guests to scheduled destinations in a safe and timely manner.
•    Wears Company assigned uniform and always well groomed.
•    Maintains records of all transportation services provided.
•    Place passenger safety above all other concern; maintains accountability of passengers at all times.
•    Assists passengers entering and leaving vehicles, as necessary.  Assists passengers with loading and unloading parcels, etc.
•    Check vehicle prior to use for readiness, i.e., fuel, oil, tires, etc.  Records routine maintenance and service check on vehicle.  Maintains vehicle in a high state of cleanliness at all times. Notifies supervisor of necessary repairs and vehicle malfunctions.
•    Operates vehicle in accordance with traffic laws and regulations.
•    Submits to DOT drug testing program and any other mandated safe driving program as requested.
•    Notifies supervisor of resident concerns, problems or incidents immediately.
•    Attends department staff and in-service meetings, as assigned.
•    Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Must be able to pass the Department of Justice Fingerprint background, Physical/TB, employment verification, etc.
•    High school diploma or equivalent.
•    Ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in English.
•    Valid California Class B license, with a passenger endorsement from the DMV, experience with senior population; ability to transport residents in wheel chairs.
•    Must have good driving record, must be able to interpret and follow map directions.
•    Ability to operate various sizes of vehicles (4 passengers, vans and buses) comfortably.
•    Must maintain a courteous, friendly and helpful attitude with the residents at all times.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Must be also to sit in a vehicle for up to 6 hours per day; must be able to stoop, bend, stretch and squat to load and unload cargo areas.  Perform routine preventive maintenance on vehicles according to schedule.  Keep vehicles clean.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds for handling luggage and resident groceries.  May be exposed to the elements (rain, snow, cold, heat) for short periods of time.  Must have good driving skills in handling vehicles on wet and/or slippery roads.


Send Resumes to:  899jobs@moldaw.org   or  fill out an application at:  www.moldaw.org


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