Part Time Club J Your Way Instructor


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The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is among the largest Jewish community centers in the world! The MJCCA is a thriving, dynamic, ever changing organization serving over 60,000 people each year. The MJCCA’s modern, multi-purpose Zaban Campus sits on 52 acres in Dunwoody where people across all generations participate in every possible kind of program that helps people meet their newest lifelong friends, learn new skills and enhance their overall quality of life.

Job starts on August 17th and runs until June 4th

FSLA: Non-Exempt – Part Time

HOURS: M thru F; 8:00 am-6:00 pm

Club J Your Way Full Day: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Club J Your Way School Day: 8:00 am-2:00 pm
Club J Your Way After School: 2:00-6:00 pm

Job Summary:

Club J Your Way Is a brand-new program created due to the shift of schools to a distance learning format.  There are three different program options that we are hiring for. There is full-day program from 8:00 am-6:00 pm, a school day program from 8:00 am-2:00 pm and an after school program from 2:00-6:00 pm. The full day and school day programs are for grades K-5th and the after school program is for Pre-K-5th grade. The full day and school day programs will have an educational component followed by a day full of fun outdoor activities on our 52-acre campus.  Activities include sports, swimming, ropes courses, archery, art and more! The program will have up to 10 kids in each group with one counselor.  Groups will stay the same for the whole month in order to implement a safe, cohort strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic.   The ideal candidate will need to be able to assist with daily virtual learning assignments covering all elementary age subjects, manage student’s virtual school schedules, keep children on task and engaged, ensure all work is completed on time, provide educational assistance and daily progress reports to parents in writing, and 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 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.

To learn more about this program, please visit atlantajcc.org/clubjyourway.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Meet physical, social and emotional needs of the children assigned to your group
  • Direct supervision of the children in your group
  • Able to positively manage the group
  • Able to lead activities; including, virtual work, arts and crafts, sports, cooking, computers, team-building exercises, drama, dance and others
  • Flexible and able to adapt to different activity changes with short notice
  • Follow instructions and curriculum of the Club J Your Way program
  • Responsible for check in/out procedure of child participants
  • Adhere to all Club J Your Way and MJCCA policies and procedures
  • Keep track of where every child in the group is at all times throughout the day
  • Able to help multiple children with their homework while keeping the room quiet and organized



  • Professional behavior
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to manage groups of children
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Creative
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • Reliable/excellent attendance



  • Prior experience working with children ages 5 – 12
  • Certified in CPR/First Aid; preferred


Physical Demands:

  • 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.
  • Work Environment:
  • 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).

If you join our 500 full-and part-time family of staff members, you will be part of an amazing agency that has been voted as a Top 100 Workplace for 9 years in a row.

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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.