Office Manager for Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp

Under the direction of the Director of Camp Jacobson, the Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative support to the Camp Director and the Camp Jacobson Leadership Team.


  • Assist with compliance of all regulations for licensing and accrediting bodies, including OCFS, ACA, and DOH; Ensure all necessary documentation is available to Director at times of inspection
  • Create and maintain computer- and paper-based filing and organization systems for records, reports and documents; Investigate issues and problems and respond appropriately to requests; Record and report on any work-related incidents and injuries and complete all necessary follow-up; Handle parent, staff and vendor inquiries, questions, and concerns in a timely fashion
  • Manage online camp registration systems; Process camper registration forms and communicate with JCC to ensure accurate enrollment and financial records; Calculate, prepare, and issue customer invoices and account statements; Monitor and track payments to ensure accurate records between CampMinder and JCC systems
  • Reconcile vendor invoices, staff credit card and petty cash accounts; Designate charges to appropriate budget lines; Research and resolve AP and AR collection and billing disputes with assigned JCC bookkeeping staff
  • Troubleshoot and resolve internet connectivity and general IT software and hardware issues; Escalate concerns to IT consultants, as necessary; Work with IT consultants and outside vendors to assess the need for new or enhanced systems and equipment; Train and support users during new system implementations and upgrades
  • Assist in maintenance of camp website and marketing; Assist in the booking and confirmation of camp trips and entertainers; Maintain positive relationships with all relevant parties including parents, staff, seasonal employees, vendors, and campers; Any other responsibilities deemed appropriate by camp director
  • Work with director to identify staff vacancies; Post open positions on public and social media websites; Recruit, interview and select applicants; Conduct new employee orientations and foster positive attitudes towards the organization and staff.
  • Manage the main office area, including ordering/maintaining supplies, greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information; Supply key cards and building access to staff and visitors; Make copies, send faxes, sort and distribute mail, and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Other assignments, as assigned by supervisor


  • Must be organized and detailed oriented with the ability to adjust to changing deadlines in a dynamic environment and exhibit the ability to work sensitively and confidentially when dealing with staff, parents, and camper matters
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as a working knowledge of multiple system databases and basic office equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm during stressful situations.
  • Computer savvy, including Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of summer camp online registration systems (CampMinder) a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Supervises administrative employees at Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp

For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at hr@sjjcc.org.

Admin/ Accounts Receivable

Under the general direction of the Accounting Manager, the Admin/ Accounts Receivable position is responsible for performing data entry work for a variety of programs within the agency; entering, updating, researching, verifying and/or retrieving data into various systems; and ensuring the accuracy and confidentiality of information recorded.


  • Registration of program participants
  • Invoicing for all relevant programs
  • Record & collect payments receive by program participants
  • Follow up with registrants on an issues/concerns that may arise


  • Organizational Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ethical conduct
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Insurance billing a plus

For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at hr@sjjcc.org.

After-School Childcare + Enrichment Program Director

Located in the Herricks School District

Hours: Monday – Friday, 3-6pm


  • Oversee childcare and enrichment program, including 50-60 children per day
  • Supervise and train all session staff, including enrichment teachers
  • Assist in developing curriculum when necessary
  • Communication with parents and families
  • Coordination of staff meetings throughout the school year
  • Supervision and implementation of all safety and licensing issues as pertinent to our license with the Office of Children and Family Services
  • Maintain accurate records (i.e. medical log, attendance sheets) and coordinate paperwork with the assigned staff member at the JCC
  • Maintain snack and program materials
  • Assist the Director of Youth Services with marketing materials

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Family Studies, Psychology, Education, or other related field required.
  • JCC and/or camping experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong team-building skills.
  • Detail oriented, able to multi-task.

For more information, contact Lindsay Mauer, Director of Youth Services at lmauer@sjjcc.org

Part Time Child Care/After School Assistant

For high school seniors:

Located in the Port Washington and Herricks School Districts

Hours: 2:30-6pm with flexible schedule

Seeking child care workers who are talented, fun, outgoing, enthusiastic individuals who are looking for a great experience in our after school off-site programs for children grades K-5. Our staff members are expected to be respectful, responsible, honest, and caring. Our staff works hard to make the after school experience memorable and positive! They must have experience (1 year+) working with children. References required. Hourly wage. Having worked in after school programming is a plus.

For more information, contact Lindsay Mauer, Director of Youth Services at lmauer@sjjcc.org

Bus Driver

The bus driver is responsible for transporting youth on pre-arranged routes from Sid Jacobson JCC to and from designated pick-up and drop-off points.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determines the most practical driving route
  • Arrive at pick-up and drop-off points on time
  • Escorts trips as assigned
  • Completes and submits required forms and records in a timely and professional manner
  • Notifies supervisor with passenger concerns
  • Follows SJJCC and insurance company’s protocol on a daily basis
  • Notifies supervisor immediately when an accident occurs involving a SJJCC vehicle
  • Notifies supervisor when a bus repair is needed and facilitates the delivery and pick-up of bus to and from the mechanic
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and six + months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Clean DMV driving record
  • Knowledge of Western Long Island area
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Possess, or have the ability to obtain, CDL operator’s license with endorsement and other state or local permits as required.
  • Good character and positive work history
  • Consent to drug testing and background check (MVR, Extended Employment Verification, Criminal)
  • Have a good driving record
  • Must have no driving convictions related to alcohol or illegal drugs

This is a part time position that offers employee discounts, perks, and retirement plan options.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources, hr@sjjcc.org.

Children’s Voice Teacher

Small group classes for children in grades 2-5 on Saturdays (time T.B.D.) This is a 10 week skill based class.

  • Introduce children to the basics of vocal technique
  • Teach age-appropriate vocal exercises
  • Teach performance skills
  • Teach songs
  • Ability to play piano is a plus but it is not mandatory

For consideration, contact Susan Kalman, Theatre Arts Director, 515-484-1545 ext. 110, skalman@sjjcc.org.

Children’s Theatre Director

Program meets once a week Sunday mornings starting November 5 and culminating in the spring.

  • Direct children in grades K-2 in age appropriate production of The Little Mermaid.
  • Teach theatre games and vocal warm-ups
  • Experience working with children
  • Must be creative, enthusiastic and nurturing
  • Ability to work collaboratively with assistants and music director

For consideration, contact Susan Kalman, Theatre Arts Director, 515-484-1545 ext. 110, skalman@sjjcc.org.

Development Associate, Major Gifts

The Development Associate for Major Gifts will collaborate with a dynamic team of fundraising professionals to advance the mission of Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center. The Development Associate will report to the Director of Development and will be responsible for supporting SJJCC’s fundraising efforts including annual giving, annual special events, and the Capital Campaign. A particular focus will be given to cultivating, growing and stewarding a prospect portfolio.


  • Develop, plan, and oversee diversified fundraising efforts to include annual giving, capital campaign, special events, and gifts at various levels in conjunction with the Director of Development
  • Identify, develop, and maintain key long-term relationships with individual and corporate donors and prospects
  • Create individual donor strategies and coordinate with the Director of Development, Board members, and senior management as needed
  • Manage volunteer groups including donor societies and committees
  • Work in tandem with Marketing Department to coordinate external and internal marketing efforts and initiatives
  • Prepare customized briefing and solicitation materials for both corporate and individual prospects
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Development


  • 3-5 years of development experience, including major gift success
  • Comfort, fluency and experience in working with major gift prospects and leadership
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the New York & Jewish philanthropic communities preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field, advance degree preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to take initiative; desire to surpass expectations
  • Able to contribute at a strategic level and work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites, development software experience preferred including Raiser’s Edge
  • Some early morning, evening, and weekend work will be necessary

For consideration, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to Human Resources at hr@sjjcc.org.

Payroll Manager/Staff Accountant

We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll guru and enthusiast! If you are a self-motivated individual, who has the ability to take initiative, a desire to surpass expectations; in addition to working collaboratively as part of the team then this position might be for you! As our resident payroll expert, you will partner with a vibrant team and be responsible for monitoring all tasks necessary to accomplish SJJCC payroll processing objectives, including relationships with auditors.

Under the general direction of the Accounting Manager, the Payroll Manager/Staff Accountant oversees semi-monthly payroll administration. The majority of your time is spent planning, coordinating and managing the functions of the payroll department. The remaining time will be devoted to assisting the Accounting Department in general accounting functions as the Accounting Manager assigns.


  • Reconcile all payroll and withholding accounts
  • Edit time transaction i.e. any missing or incorrect punches
  • Update and maintain employee information in 3rd party payroll system
  • Respond to all employee inquiries regarding payroll, time and attendance and benefits
  • Enter new hires and terminations in 3rd party payroll system
  • Input hours, voiding checks/ manual check as required
  • Export payroll from time management system and import into3rd party payroll system
  • Distribute paychecks
  • Maintain schedule for all payroll accounts such as flexible spending, medical, etc.
  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll comparison reports
  • Ensure that all employees are classified in their proper departments
  • Completion of payroll journal entry and upload to accounting software
  • Maintain payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data
  • Responsible for monthly pension reporting and analysis
  • Reconcile payroll withholding GL accounts
  • Provide strong support to the Accounting Manager to ensure the Accounting Department runs efficiently and effectively
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Organizational Skills.
  • Time Management.
  • Financial Management.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Advanced Excel Knowledge.
  • Accounting Software Experience.
  • GAAP Knowledge.
  • Must be extremely detail orientated
  • Must possess significant knowledge of payroll administration, including state and federal regulations.


  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, which includes days, nights, and weekends.

This is a full time position and provides a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, pension, employee discounts, perks, and PTO.

For consideration, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to Human Resources at hr@sjjcc.org.

Photographer Volunteer

We are looking for passionate photographers to capture moments at Sid Jacobson JCC to help tell our story. Day to day life at our community center offers a wide variety of activities and events with early childhood, health and wellness, senior programs, cultural arts, Jewish life, special needs and more. Both amateurs and enthusiasts are welcome.


  • Take direction from marketing department as well as using own creative judgement
  • Capture images to achieve desired results
  • Ability to direct and arrange people based on lighting for indoor and outdoor shoots
  • Take candid action shots as well as pre-arranged posed shots
  • Secure photo releases for those who were photographed
  • Provide edited images to JCC in a timely manner


  • Must have own equipment
  • Photography experience
  • Knowledge of photographic techniques and photo editing
  • Portfolio

Please contact Jaime Krinsky, Director of Marketing, jkrinsky@sjjcc.org if interested.


Looking to gain invaluable experience in the world of nonprofit? Whether your passion is customer service, marketing, photography or simply helping others, SJJCC has intern positions available for high school and college students, as well as graduates. Contact Human Resources, hr@sjjcc.org, with cover letter, area of interest and resume, if available.

Personal Training + Group Exercise Director

The Personal Training & Group Exercise Director is responsible for all phases of personal training and group ex programs, classes, trainers and group ex instructors. He/She will be responsible for program development, hiring, training and managing staff; implementing quality standards for exercise and wellness programs while meeting the budgeted department goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hire and Supervise all Personal Trainers and group Ex instructors.
  • Direct and supervise all personal training programs including JFIT, JFIT JR, staff development and small group training classes.
  • Develop and implement cutting edge group exercise programs that encourage participation and membership at the JCC both free and fee based.
  • Develop and maintain an ongoing Pilates Reformer Program.
  • Develop, execute and promote quarterly retention programs to attract and maintain members.
  • Stay on top of current trends in the fitness industry through continuing education, staff recruitment and program development with master training classes, PT specialty certifications.
  • Plan and manage PT and group ex budgets.
  • Marketing and distribution of program information including but not limited to flyers, bulletin boards, online marketing media by working directly with our marketing department.
  • Develop strategies to motivate staff through regularly scheduled in – service staff training, education, evaluation, and reviews.
  • Hold staff meetings to encourage communication, share concerns and develop collaboration and cooperation among fitness staff.
  • Participate in JCC exercise programs to review technique, ensure quality control and share staff/member feedback in a positive constructive manner.
  • Develop and execute fund raising events with the entire fitness department.
  • Maintain all current personnel certifications for all instructors including CPR.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate payroll preparation for all fitness trainers and instructors
  • Work closely with membership department to promote increased membership and participation in classes as well as promoting the fee based personal training department through promotions, advertising and incentive based sales for both members and fitness personnel.
  • Work closely with trainers to retain PT clients and encourage sales of PT packages.
  • Develop a recruitment strategy that will ensure the JCC maintains high quality instructors and trainers by constant evaluation based on membership participation in group exercise classes and PT sales.
  • Ensure daily maintenance of equipment to ensure cleanliness and quality control including spin room, Pilates studio, conditioning room and cardio theatre.
  • Work with vendors to ensure quality of equipment performance.
  • Be present to anticipate and address issues when needed on a timely basis.
  • Work closely with all JCC departments to foster health and fitness for all employees, members and guests of the JCC.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Maintain statistics for current weekly and monthly participation for all programs.
  • Work directly with Health and Wellness Director to foster growth and success in the JCC Fitness Center.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor


  • Current Personal Training and Group Exercise Certifications from an accredited Exercise Program
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Ability to teach a variety of ex classes and personal train as needed.
  • Communication and organizational skills including email, excel, database and group exercise platforms
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain multiple lines of programming and staff while staying within budgetary limitations
  • Ability to multi-task and follow through on ongoing and future projects
  • Self-starter with a positive healthy outlook, who is able to build relationships with the members and staff to enhance the membership experience of belonging to the Sid Jacobson JCC

This is a full time position and provides a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, pension, employee discounts, perks, and PTO.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources, hr@sjjcc.org.

Personal Trainers/Fitness Instructors

Sid Jacobson JCC is looking for dynamic and motivated Certified Personal Trainers to join our team of Fitness professionals.

If you have a passion for fitness and want to help others improve their lives through exercise than you’re a great fit for us and we would love to meet you! Our Personal Trainers contributes to SJJCC’s success by introducing clients to the joys of fitness and maintaining a positive experience for increased member retention.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service and helping to maintain a positive client experience in the fitness center.
  • Working 1:1 and in small groups with clients to help them define and meet their fitness and health goals.
  • Writing workout plans for clients to be executed both with and without your supervision.
  • Providing fitness education and advice to fitness center users.
  • Working with the personal training team to continue to expand the team’s knowledge and ability to perform.
  • Any and all administrative duties related to planning workouts, reporting hours and scheduling training sessions with clients.

The ideal candidates:

  • Will possess a National PT certification
  • Has great energy and a desire to succeed
  • Has excellent focus and drive for helping others improve their lives
  • Has prior personal training experience but those new to the field are welcome as well

We offer competitive pay, incentives, and free membership. We have full-time and part-time openings! All shifts!

Please email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources, hr@sjjcc.org.

Aquatics Instructor

Looking for an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or an aquatics instructor with experience.
Contact Lizzie Benzie, Aquatics Director, 516-484-1545, ext. 162, hr@sjjcc.org.

Sid Jacobson JCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Sid Jacobson JCC to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.  The JCC prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.

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