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Assistant Director of Family and Children
Westside Jewish Community Center
5870 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Principal Responsibilities:

The Westside JCC Family and Children's Programs Department is responsible for programming that connects children and their families to Judaism, the greater Los Angeles Jewish community and Westside JCC. Our JCamp program currently offers ten weeks of summer day camp, three weeks of winter break camp, as well as other short term school break programs. The department's JExplorer program attracts families seeking an innovative alternative to traditional Jewish education offerings. Under the JCelebrates banner the department coordinates a wide array of family programs that seek to engage young families in Jewish life, while building a vibrant and connected JCC community.

The Assistant Director of Family and Children's Programs will report to the Director of Family and Children's Programs. This is a full-time exempt position with a generous benefit package. The position includes regular weekend and occasional evening work. The ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills, and have experience working with preschool and elementary age children, and their families.

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Family and Children's Programs include, but are not limited to:

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Agency Information:

Founded in 1954, Westside Jewish Community Center's (Westside JCC) mission is to build community based on Jewish values by creating opportunities for gathering and learning. Westside JCC reaches out to all Jews and the greater community by offering stimulating and innovative educational, social, cultural, recreational, and communal programs and activities fostering a strong connection to Israel. Westside JCC aspires to offer programming that provides meaning and purpose to Jewish values, and space that creates a sense of belonging for everyone it touches.

Westside JCC serves the Jewish and broader community in our neighborhood and Los Angeles. Our flagship programs are our outstanding Early Childhood Center, our growing year-round day camp program JCamp and our teen leadership and sports programs, Diller Teen Fellows and Maccabi. Other programs include our aquatics center with 2,450 swim lessons weekly, senior wellness programming, parent and me programming, fitness classes, programs for individuals with special needs and youth sports leagues.

Interested applicants please email your r?sum? with a cover letter describing your qualifications to jobs@westsidejcc.org. Please use "Assistant Director of Family and Children's Programs" as the subject line. No phone calls please; we will contact qualified candidates to set up interviews. Position will remain open until the staffing need is met and may close without advance notice.

Westside JCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunity and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, veteran status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

To learn more about Westside JCC, find us on the web at westsidejcc.org