Employment at the J

The Stroum Jewish Community Center is a 501c3 non-profit agency dedicated to serving the Jewish and general community of Greater Seattle. The Stroum Jewish Community Center is an equal opportunity employer (ECE). The SJCC inspires connections that build community and foster Jewish continuity. Our staff consists of driven and team-oriented individuals. Our organization is membership-based; we continuously acquire new members and focus on retention of existing members by delivering outstanding service at every touch point.

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Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island WA 98040

Current Job Openings

Membership Manager

The Membership Manager is responsible for member engagement and retention, as well as the acquisition of new members by increasing the prospect base at the SJCC.

To apply, please send cover letter to Senior Manager, Member Services, Josh Cross.

Welcome Desk Attendant

The Welcome Desk Attendant is responsible for providing stellar customer service to members and guests of the SJCC. Duties include greeting members and guests as they arrive in the building, providing tours of the facility and answering questions about membership, and ensuring proper security protocols.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Welcome Desk and Cafe Manager Amanda Penland.

Garden Manager

The SJCC is currently hiring a Kesher Community Garden Manager who is responsible for managing  our 1-acre garden, as well as creating meaningful opportunities and programs for people to connect to the garden, to one another, and the SJCC. This is a year-round part time position with flexible hours. 

Previous experience and/or current skills must include: exceptional organizational and communication skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; must enjoy working outside with youth, teens, and adults; excellent customer service skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Jewish Life and Learning Professional Danniell Nadiv.

Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

The SJCC accepts lifeguard/swim instructor applications on an ongoing basis. Applicants must have Red Cross certification in lifeguard training, first aid, CPR, AED, and bloodborne pathogens.

Contact Aquatics Manager Jenny Petty or call 206-388-0821

Early Childhood School Teachers

The Early Childhood School at the SJCC on Mercer Island seeks passionate, reflective, collaborative, and inquisitive individuals dedicated to the field of Early Childhood Education. We are currently hiring both full and part-time teachers.

We offer a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid time off, on-site fitness facility, substantial paid planning time each week, weekly team meeting time, and excellent internal and external professional development opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications: degree in early childhood education, elementary education, child development, child psychology, or general psychology as well as experience in the field.

Interested teachers should direct their resume and cover letter to Shayna Medved, ECS Associate Director. An additional sample of documentation that you have created on the work of young children is highly encouraged.

On-Call Sound Technician

The SJCC needs a sound technician to be on call for presentations and events in our auditorium. For more information, please contact SJCC Cultural Arts Director Pamela Lavitt or call 206-388-0832.


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