Employment at the J

Current Openings:

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. The SJCC strives to be the Puget Sound’s most open and welcoming community-centered Jewish organization by offering experiences that amplify profound connection for every generation. Our staff consists of driven, team-oriented individuals, who enjoy creating opportunities for building connections and community.


Teacher/Support Teacher – Early Childhood School
Do you love working with young children and helping them thrive? The SJCC Early Childhood Teacher plays an integral role in fostering a supportive, inclusive, and engaging experience for young children enrolled in our school. Teachers collaborate to develop and deliver developmentally, individually, and culturally appropriate emergent curriculum, while promoting dignity, respect, and a positive self-concept for the children and staff in our program. We have teacher and support teacher openings.

This is a full-time position; pay starts at $21-25 per hour (depending on position and qualifications) + competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should send a resume to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Guest Experience Specialist
Help create the warm, safe, friendly atmosphere that makes the J so special. Guest Experience Specialists are be responsible for providing exceptional customer service to members, guests, and employees at the agency’s Welcome Desk, J Café, and/or Fitness Center. Play an integral role in creating a positive and welcoming experience for members and guests visiting the Stroum Jewish Community Center.

This is a part-time position; pay starts at $16 per hour. Interested applicants should send a resume to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Custodian
Help create a clean and appealing space for our community to gather. Our custodians work in collaboration with other Maintenance team members and colleagues across the agency to keep SJCC facilities clean and ready for use. This is a 30 hour-per-week, benefits-eligible position. The schedule is Monday-Friday, 3:00 pm-9:30 pm.

Pay starts at $18 per hour + competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should send a resume to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Personal Trainer
Help people achieve their personal fitness goals and improve their health! Join the SJCC as a Personal Trainer, where you will guide and motivate fitness clients to achieve their goals during personalized fitness sessions at the SJCC Fitness Center. Help people safely get stronger, as you motivate them and teach them new exercises, stretches, and personalized fitness regimens set to their health, age, and aspirations. This is a fun way to connect with others and positively impact lives.

This is a part-time position; pay starts at $25-34 per hour. Weekend daytime and weekday afternoon/evening shifts currently available. Interested applicants should send a resume to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Swim Instructor
Teach people to become safe, capable and independent swimmers at any age! The SJCC is hiring part-time swim instructors for our indoor, year-round pool. No experience is required; we provide training!

This is a part-time position; pay starts at $24 per hour. We are looking for people to fill shifts throughout the day, evening, and weekend. Interested applicants should send an email to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Manager on Duty
Are you looking for a part-time role, maybe one that works well around school or other life commitments? Here at the SJCC, Managers on Duty serve as the main point of contact during their shifts, responsible for providing leadership, problem-solving, and general administrative support. We’re currently looking for candidates to fill evening and weekend shifts.

This is a part-time position during evening and weekend hours; pay starts at $20 per hour. Interested applicants should send a resume to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Staff Accountant
Put your accounting skills to work at the SJCC. If you’re looking to develop your accounting skills and/or put your proven skills to work, this is a great opportunity as we build our accounting and finance team. We are seeking a Staff Accountant to partner with and inform our program and business owners in their business decisions. As a Staff Accountant, you’ll perform general accounting duties in accordance with SJCC policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and local, state, and federal rules and regulations. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in the community and grow as an accounting professional.

This is a 30+ hour per week, benefits-eligible position with a hybrid/flexible schedule; pay starts at $26-28 per hour (DOE) + competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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HR Manager
We are seeking a Human Resources Manager to help everyone at the SJCC grow into the professional they hope to become, supported by the tools, resources and peers to help achieve those goals. Our HR Manager is responsible for managing the full breadth of human resources functions at Stroum Jewish Community Center, including employee relations, compliance, benefits and compensation, the entire employee experience, talent acquisition, HRIS management, policy and process development, and performance management.

This is a full-time position; salary is $80,000-85,000 annually (DOE) + competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Lifeguard
Here’s an opportunity to make a real difference, learn vital skills, responsibility, and teamwork. Join the SJCC Aquatics team as a lifeguard. You’ll sit poolside, ready to act when needed or help with pool maintenance and upkeep alongside your teammates. This is an excellent chance to learn to be proactive, vigilant, and to work thoughtfully with others. You’ll refine your communication skills and learn how to create environments for safe recreation and skill-building. While we welcome trained lifeguards, we also offer regular lifeguard training programs, and love to hire directly out of our classes (see our Events Calendar for upcoming classes).

This is a part-time position; pay starts at $17 per hour. All employees enjoy a free gym and pool membership while employed at the J. All shifts, including evenings and weekends, are currently available. Interested applicants should email jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Arts + Ideas Program Coordinator
Make magic happen in our community. Join the SJCC Arts + Ideas team as a Program Coordinator, where you will assist with the planning and implementation of Arts + Ideas programs that include live theatrical productions, musical performances, lectures, hosted discussions, and the long-running Seattle Jewish Film Festival. The Program Coordinator oversees the box office, customer service, volunteer engagement and community outreach, and more, working together with internal colleagues and external partners to ensure programs run smoothly and customers, volunteers, and the whole community share meaningful and enjoyable experiences.

This is a full-time position; hourly rate is is $22-24 (DOE) + competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Pamela Lavitt (PamelaL@sjcc.org).

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Youth Sports + Recreation Manager
Bring fun, friendship, and skill to elementary, middle, and high schoolers at the J. From basketball to racquetball, agility to sportsmanship, you have the opportunity to teach and develop young people into the athletes or sports fans they hope to become. In the role of Youth Sports + Recreation Manager you will create sports programs that teach rules, tips, and tricks that make it easy to enjoy a game from any position. For those interested in furthering their skill, you will create competitive programs that foster community and friendship, including the J’s long-running Dinky Dunkers kids basketball program and the revival of our participation in the JCC Association Maccabi program. Bring the joy and challenge of sport to build a lifetime of engagement and recreation.

This is a full-time position; hourly rate starts at $25/hour (DOE) + competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.

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Summer J Camp Counselors, Specialists, and Coordinators
J Camp staff work in teams to create meaningful, fun, and safe experiences for kids all summer. Together with dozens of your peers, you will develop leadership and problem-solving skills; learn how to empower, motivate, and coach others; and have an excellent time doing so!

We’re looking for counselors, specialists, and coordinators for summer 2023 (June 26-Aug. 25; staff training June 18-23). This is a part-time role for 3-10 weeks, position dependent. Pay starts at $16 per hour.

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