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Position Summary

The Custodian is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the JCC building and grounds. This position requires good customer service skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. This full-time, non-exempt position reports to the Facilities Director/Safety Officer.

Essential Functions

  • Complete all tasks on daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules. Duties on these checklists include, but are not limited to bathrooms – clean, sanitize and restock supplies; vacuum/sweep/mop floors; dust; clean all rooms and equipment as assigned; laundry; garbage collection and disposal; snow shoveling and ice maintenance during winter months
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with direct supervisor or designated staff person regarding matters such as cleaning supply needs, equipment repair, water leaks or other building maintenance and health and safety hazards
  • Open the facilities and secure facilities after operations
  • Ensure custodial equipment is clean and in good working condition at all times
  • Handle minor repairs that may come up throughout the day with direction from your supervisor
  • Maintain clean and organized custodial supply areas
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary
  • Understand and follow all aspects of safety policies

Other Duties

This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee in this position. Activities, duties, responsibilities and schedules may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • One year of custodial experience
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record


  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Proven attention to detail, time management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Basic knowledge of proper cleaning techniques and products
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

Work Environment

In this position, work is performed both indoors and outdoors. In both settings, the employee routinely uses cleaning supplies and equipment and may also use ladders and tools. The employee regularly experiences exposure to dust, odors/fumes and noise. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme outside weather conditions.

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 verbally communicate with others. This is an active position that requires standing, walking, bending, climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching and lifting. The employee will be required to lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds or less.

Expected Hours of Work

The JCC facilities are open and staffed 7 days per week. The full-time custodian can reasonably expect to work shifts of 8 hours in length during hours of operation. Some work may occur after operating hours and on holidays.

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Regan McCormack, HR Coordinator, at reganm@stpauljcc.org.


Youth Coordinator/Camp Butwin Assistant Director

The Youth Coordinator/Camp Butwin Assistant Director is responsible for creating and implementing new and exciting programs and classes for children in grades K-8. This position ensures that all programs are designed and implemented with attention to detail to best meet the needs of our members. The Youth Coordinator/Camp Butwin Assistant Director is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Camp Butwin/Youth & Family Services Director.

Essential Functions

After School Care Program:

  • Plan, implement and staff all Club J and School’s Out programs for children in grades K-8
  • Work closely with the JCC’s Inclusion & Accessibility Coordinator to ensure that program meets and exceeds our inclusivity goals
  • Recruit, train and supervise program staff

Other Programs and Classes:

  • Work closely with Sports & Recreation and Cultural Arts departments to design and implement unique and creative enrichment activities for children in grades K-8
  • Manage the Hunger Haven concession stand on Sundays (January-March)
  • Recruit, train and supervise program staff

Camp Butwin:

  • Work on-site at Camp Butwin, the JCC’s summer day camp in Eagan, MN
  • Serve on the Camp Butwin administrative team as an Assistant Director
  • Plan, implement and supervise the Specialty Camp program
  • Design and implement the JCC’s Counselor-In-Training (CIT) leadership program for teens in grades 9 and 10
  • Collaborate with Camp administrative team to create the orientation week schedule as well as daily and overall program schedules
  • Coordinate and supervise all Camp transportation and other areas as directed
  • Attend all staff meetings before and during the camp season


  • Actively participate as a member of the JCC staff team: attend staff meetings; work collaboratively on agency projects and events; act as the evening on-duty building supervisor
  • Act as a representative of the St. Paul JCC’s Youth Department in the greater community

Required Competencies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven attention to detail, time management and problem solving skills
  • Commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards
  • Ability to work in high stress situations

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Psychology, Education or related field
  • Must be an energetic, creative, entrepreneurial team player, who is excited about youth programming
  • Demonstrated professional experience working with children in a variety of settings
  • Ability to lead youth and/or fitness programs
  • Experience hiring, training and supervising part-time program staff of various ages and experience levels
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations
  • Experience collecting and analyzing feedback from parents and children
  • Current driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of Judaism is helpful but not required

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Regan McCormack, Human Resources Coordinator, at reganm@stpauljcc.org.



The Jewish Arts & Culture Intern is responsible for assisting the JCC Program Director in creating and implementing programs for the Marvin J. Pertzik Arts and Culture department for the 2017-2018 year. This is a paid internship position, working approximately 10-15 hours per week for one year. Following the successful completion of the internship, qualified candidates may apply for any open positions at the JCC.


  • Assist in planning JCC programs in music, dance, film, adult & children’s theater, visual arts and literature including:
  • JCC Symphony Orchestra
  • Twin Cities Jewish Book Series
  • All Children’s Theater
  • Assist Program Director in acquiring all necessary supplies for each event
  • Attend all events, create a welcoming environment for guests and assist with all aspects of program management
  • Participate in marketing and audience development efforts through calls, social media and flyer distribution


  • College courses or work experience in the arts, programming and/or event planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with tact, diplomacy and discretion
  • Strong organizational, planning, project management skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability and willingness to learn new technology
  • Positive attitude and commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture, holidays and traditions – experience working in the Jewish community is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Regan McCormack, Human Resources Coordinator, at reganm@stpauljcc.org.


Early Childhood Center Staff

The St. Paul JCC Early Childhood Center is currently seeking candidates for the following full- and part-time positions: lead teachers, assistant teachers and aides.

We are seeking qualified professionals committed to encouraging the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth of our young children. Our center is NAEYC accredited and serves families with young children ages 6 weeks to pre-k.

We are seeking inspired and creative lead and assistant teachers who have experience planning and implementing age-appropriate classroom activities, who possess excellent communication skills and who meet the MN DHS Rule 3 teacher requirements.

We are also seeking aides to work under the direction of our teachers to provide excellent care to our children. Aides must be 16 years of age or older.

Candidates for these positions do not need to be Jewish, but they must be comfortable learning and teaching about Judaism in an age-appropriate way.

Compensation package includes health club membership, benefits package and ongoing professional development opportunities in Early Childhood Education. Salary is dependent on qualifications.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Regan McCormack, Human Resources Coordinator, at reganm@stpauljcc.org.



The St. Paul JCC provides transportation services to older adults. Our drivers are entrusted with safely transporting older adults to and from medical appointments, grocery stores, social events and more. We are currently seeking a driver to join our team on a part-time basis, working 8-12 hours per week. Applicants MUST be able to work a full day (8 hours) on Tuesdays – additional hours are possible as needed.


  • Excellent driving record
  • Current Class B license with passenger endorsement
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience working with older adults
  • Desire to work as part of a team

To apply, please call Barbie Levine, Director of Adult Services, at 651-255-4734 or email your resume to blevine@stpauljcc.org.


Part-time Russian Medical Interpreter and Driver (20-25 hours a week)

The St. Paul Jewish Community Center provides Russian speaking older adults with transportation and interpreting services for their medical needs. We are currently seeking a part-time Russian Medical Interpreter/Driver to join our team.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year college or university
  • 2 years of interpreting experience
  • Fluency in both English and Russian
  • Advanced knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent driving record and a vehicle in good condition for transporting clients
  • Experience working with older adults
  • Desire to work as part of a team

If interested in this position, please email your resume to Barbie Levine, Director of Adult Services, at blevine@stpauljcc.org


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