OPEN POSITIONS: Club J Counselor
Job starts on August 5th and runs until May 31st.
FSLA: Non-Exempt – Part Time
HOURS: M thru F; 2 pm – 6:00pm (hours will vary)
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is a non-profit organization that has served the Atlanta community for more than 100 years. The MJCCA was ranked among the Top 100 Workplaces in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and is widely regarded as one of the premiere JCCs in the country. The MJCCA annually serves 12,000 members and over 55,000 people in the Atlanta community through a wide variety of innovative programs and vital services. The MJCCA provides scholarships to those in need and services to those with disabilities to ensure that every member of the community has the opportunity to benefit from our programs. The MJCCA embraces people of all ages, races, denominations, affiliations, and abilities.
Club J is the MJCCA’s after-school program for grades preK-5. The program has 200+ kids annually. The ideal candidate will need to be creative, assist with daily homework assignments covering all elementary age subjects, facilitate a variety of activities including but not limited to arts and crafts, gym sports, cooking, drama, dance, and other playful child activities.
All positions requires energy, attention to detail, creativity, professionalism and willingness to work with a group of people towards the common goal of creating an outstanding after-school program. The safety of the children is the number one priority. Counselors must be able to keep their group safe at all times and provide a fun, nurturing setting.
Responsibilities & Duties
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move from standing to crouching to sitting on the floor and back to standing. The employee must be able to lift children with a minimum of 50 lbs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks are performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush job, or etc).
The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.