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DBJCC Program Assistant
JCC of Greater Baltimore
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Principal Responsibilities:

SUMMARY:

The DBJCC offers a clean and safe indoor play space for families with young children through age 5 and their caregivers. Our center has multiple playrooms which feature age-appropriate sensory and dramatic-play experiences for daily drop in play, Baby & Me classes, special workshops, holiday celebrations, birthday parties, and more. The DBJCC is open to people of all faiths and backgrounds. Our mission is to engage professionals with young children living downtown, helping them find fulfillment in urban Baltimore.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Act as a connector to foster a sense of community amongst downtown families with young children.
  2. Cultivate relationships with members and guests and connect them to opportunities available in downtown Baltimore based on their interests
  3. Welcome all members and guests as they arrive and provide facility tours to first time visitors.
  4. Sell DBJCC memberships and renewals and help process applications.
  5. Assist Program Director with scheduling birthday parties, classes, and special events.
  6. Basic knowledge of Jewish customs and holidays is preferred, but not required.
  7. Must be available weekday mornings, occasional weeknights, and occasional weekends.
  8. Open, maintain, and close play space daily, so it continues to be a safe space for young children to use.
    • Check mailbox, phone messages, and emails
    • Weekly recycling and trash removal
    • Assure a clean space daily
    • Wash and return toys to their correct location
    • Ensure bathroom and kitchen supplies are always adequately stocked

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. The work environment is usually fast paced.This job requires high energy and interaction with staff as well as with members, other agency staff, community leaders, and outside partners.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to touch or clean objects, use telephone buttons to allow access into the building, talk and hear.The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and reach with hands and arms.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required.The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise.This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  1. College degree preferred and experience in family engagement advantageous.
  2. Demonstrate ability to engage, communicate and interact with children and families.
  3. Demonstrate ability to confidently work independently.
  4. Demonstrate ability to provide excellent customer service.
  5. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  6. Demonstrate ability to be a flexible team player with an upbeat personality.
  7. Knowledge of social networking systems including Facebook, website maintenance and local listservs.
  8. Proficiency in database maintenance.
  9. Resident of or residing near the Federal Hill area strongly preferred.

Agency Information:

JCC membership is like becoming a part of a family, everyone truly is welcome! Drop by and take a tour; you won't believe how many wonderful recreational, educational, social and cultural activities you will find here. There really is something for everyone! Members enjoy a wide variety of benefits including free group fitness classes and use of our Fitness Center, Aquatics Center, Parenting Center, Teen Center and Performing Arts Center. Special member rates save you money on many classes and events as well

The Jewish Community Center offers Annual and Summer Memberships for families, individuals, couples, students and adults 65+.