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.



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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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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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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Summer J Camp Counselors, Specialists, Coordinators, and Office Admin
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, coordinators, and an Office Administrator 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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Basketball Official – Dinky Dunkers
The Youth Basketball Officials are responsible for player safety, understanding and implementing the league rules, and maintaining the flow of games.

This is a part-time role; 3-5 hours per week during Dinky Dunkers games, played on Sundays, April 23-June 11. Must be 16+. To apply, send a resume to Youth Sports + Recreation Manager Sarah Stochel.

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Payroll + Benefits Associate
Keep our dynamic SJCC team doing their best work! 

We are looking for a full-time Payroll and HR Assistant to process twice monthly payroll for 120-200 employees, administer benefits, ensure related compliance, and maintain accurate records for the organization. This is an hourly, non-exempt position with a pay range of $25-31/hour.

Education/Experience: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two or more years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience with payroll systems is required; experience with Paylocity is a plus. 

Other Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a demonstrated commitment to discretion and experience handling sensitive/confidential information; knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization orally and in writing, and ability calculate figures and amounts using basic algebra.

 Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@sjcc.org to apply.