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The Jewish Community Alliance (JCA) is a non-profit community center affiliated with the Jacksonville Jewish Federation, the United Way of Northeast Florida and the Jewish Community Centers of North America. Our mission is to contribute to the continuation of Jewish life, provide a common meeting ground, strengthen family life and enhance the quality of life for all segments of the community within Jacksonville, Fla. The JCA is not solely for the Jewish community; we welcome people from every walk of life into our family so they can prosper and grow with us toward a better tomorrow.

Bookkeeper/Office Assistant

Full Time: Full benefits package including health and dental insurance, HSA, 401(k) and PTO.

Department: Finance

Description:  Experienced with accounts payable, bank reconciliations, adjusting journal entries, payroll and excel is required. The office environment is fun and fast paced, attention to detail is critical. 

Qualifications: 2 Year Accounting degree or comparable experience.

Send resume to: Melissa Meyenberg at

Swim Instructor/Coach

Part Time- Potential to earn up to $24 an hour with group and private lessons.

Department: Aquatics

Description:  Instructor/Coach needed to work with kids and adults. Will work with beginners to more advanced swimmers in our two pools. Flexible hours during daytime and evening available.

Qualifications: American Red Cross Certified Swim Instructor. Minimum 1 year experience.

Send resume to: Josie Martin at


Part Time

Department: Aquatics

Description: Guard responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ensuring safety and responding to emergency situations within training scope, swim testing, chemical testing, basic cleaning, reporting to aquatics managers.

Qualifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified and willing to undergo a background check.

Send resume to: Dustin Rulien at

Evening/Saturday Maintenance

Full Time: Full benefits package including health and dental insurance, HSA, 401(k) and PTO.

Schedule- Monday – Friday 4:30pm to 9:30pm, Saturday 8am to 6pm.

Pay- starting at $10.00 per hour.

Department: Facilities

Description:  Must enjoy working with your hands in a wide variety of areas. 

Qualifications: Must be able to lift and move tables and chairs for event set-up. Background screening required.

Send resume to: Cal Barker at

J Institute Program Associate

Part Time

Department: J Institute

Description: The J Institute conceptualizes, develops and implements programming that enriches the lives of the JCA adult membership, as well as our surrounding community. The Associate assists with other programming needs within the J Institute Department. The J Institute Program Associate is expected to be personable and to reach out to a wide variety of individuals and groups in order to involve them in the programming offered within the J Institute. They will be required to work evenings, and some weekends as necessitated by programming. They will conceptualize, plan, organize, and implement adult related programs which include classes, field trips, socials, inter-generational projects, and special events. Documentation and evaluation of these programs conducted on an ongoing basis for future reference planning is required.

Responsibilities: To function as part of the staff team – supporting, cooperating and aiding other program areas when needed and to work closely with other staff in order to coordinate and integrate respective programming. Follow JCA procedures on program and room setup, and PR requests/deadlines. Represent the JCA in a professional manner at all J Institute/JCA related activities and actively listen to members. Make appropriate referrals when needed. Represent the JCA as the J Institute representative for select inter-agency committees and function expressly relating to the needs of the adult population. Actively promote the JCA and its programs to potential new members. Engage and connect with current members, keeping them informed and up to date on upcoming programming. Any other reasonable tasks that may be required. Responsibilities may be changed as the needs of the agency and/or community change.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, or social sciences, or two years related experience and/or training. Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Current CPR and First Aid Certification preferred, but not mandatory.

Send resume to: Heather Terrill at