The Katz JCC offers a wide array of employment opportunities including full time and part time opportunities. For those interested in a fast paced, high energy environment in a family friendly atmosphere, employment with the JCC offers the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.

Throughout the year, the JCC seeks highly motivated individuals for positions in our fitness, membership, early childhood education center and other departments.

Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits Available for Full Time Staff
  • FREE Fitness Center Membership
  • Discounts on JCC Programs & Services, Early Childhood Education Center & Camp Tuition
  • Paid Sick & Vacation Time Based on Full & Part Time Status

Interested in Joining the Team?

Complete the employment application below and return it to the Katz JCC via email at  For more information, contact Jamie Cohen at 609.822.1167 Ext. 115.

Contact the JCC today to learn more about the available positions.

As of January 2022, all applicants must be fully vaccinate against COVID-19.

Available Positions

Summer Camp Counselor

We are currently accepting applications for Junior Counselor positions for those who will be entering the 11th or 12th grade this upcoming Fall. For the Head Counselor and Specialist Camp positions, we are accepting applications from college students, certified teachers, and all other adults with degrees or experience in education.

Exciting NEW Bonuses for New & Returning Staff:

  • FREE 12 – Month JCC Individual Adult or Teen/Student Membership
  • 100 BONUS for Returning Staff
  • $250 BONUS for completing the entire Camp Schedule (June 22-August 19)
  • No References Required for Returning Staff

Apply today at

Membership & Welcome Center

The Welcome Center Associate is a customer service professional with a flexible schedule including evening and weekend shifts. The Welcome Center, located in the JCC Main Lobby is the central location for member inquiries, check in to the facility and enrollment in members and other programs. Welcome Center Associates assist with member and guest check in and are the first and main point of contact with members while they are at the JCC.

Essential Functions:

Membership sales

Membership retention

Responding to member inquiries both in person and by telephone

Completing transactions and administrative projects


Strong interpersonal skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Ability to multi-task

High energy, enthusiastic, fast paced, meticulous and thorough mindset is a must

Fitness Floor Associate

The Fitness Floor Associate shall be responsible for the implementation and administration of member safety on the wellness floor, instructing members on proper use of the fitness equipment, and keeping all the cardio and fitness equipment clean and safe.


  • Must have the physical endurance to stand for extended periods of time
  • Be on the fitness floor to talk with and assist members
  • Monitor the cardio, upper deck, stretch area, free weight rooms continually for member service and safety
  • Be alert of new and existing members exercise techniques and be able to talk and assist members as needed
  • Follow the deep cleaning schedule
  • Follow and sign off on daily cleaning schedule
  • Maintaining overall cleanness of machines and equipment
  • Walk through of the Free Weight Room, Cardio Fitness Floor, and basketball courts every 20 minutes
  • Reports to Fitness Director
  • **Signing Bonus**

Early Childhood Teachers & Assistant Teachers

Full time, qualified Early Childhood Education Center and Preschool Teachers and Assistants lead and direct learning in our Preschool for children ages infant through Kindergarten. Candidates must be warm & friendly, reliable, patient and energetic. Teaching staff members must also be a team player as we rely on our entire staff to create a safe and nurturing environment for our children and families. Applicants must have strong communication skills and a desire to learn our curriculum and procedures.

Benefits included for full time employees.



  • Maintain the safety of patrons in and around the pool.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services
  • Represent the JCC of Atlantic County by maintaining a professional attitude.
  • Communicate and enforce all JCC regulations and pool rules in a personable and professional manner.
  • Communicate any potentially dangerous elements of the facility to the Aquatics Director.
  • Attend ALL scheduled staff meetings.
  • Participate in and help facilitate staff training.
  • If unable to work, find a substitute and email the Aquatics Director with sub date and sub.
  • Perform patron surveillance with a rescue tube from the guard stand. Remain alert and use all senses while guarding. BE RESCUE READY
  • Work as a team with other lifeguards during pool operation hours.
  • Tests the water record results, and report imbalances to supervisor.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Set up pool for various activities such as lap swim, open swim, aqua classes, lessons, etc.
  • Respond to an emergency and activate EAP.
  • Handle all incidents in a manner appropriate to your training. (Never give anyone medication. Recommend that all injured patrons seek professional medical attention. Complete all injury reports in black or blue ink immediately and give to Aquatics Director)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Must be CPR Certified; Current certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training.


  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skills in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skill evaluation – 300 yard continuous swim and tread water for 2 minutes with hands under armpits.

The Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.