Program Associate, JCC Maccabi @ JCC Association of Noth America

Program Associate, JCC Maccabi


JCC Maccabi, is a signature program of the JCC Movement. Established in 1982 the JCC Maccabi Games, have brought over 140,000 teens and more than 500,000 host families, volunteers, and spectators together for one-week annual olympic style events in host communities throughout North America. The program connects teens, JCCs, communities from across North America and around the world to explore their Jewish identities, develop lasting memories, friendships, and connections, and make a difference in the Jewish world of today and of the future.

JCC Association seeks an enthusiastic and dynamic professional to serve as Program Associate on the JCC Maccabi team. Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, this full-time position provides high level administrative, operational and organizational support to the JCC Maccabi program.

Successful candidates are dedicated and competent professionals; possess strong verbal and written skills; are highly organized, detail-oriented, hard-working, and capable of tackling multiple projects at a time; Candidates should be comfortable in customer/stakeholder facing roles in addition to enjoying ‘back-end’ support, digital and data management work. They must work well independently, but also thrive as a committed member of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment whilst maintain a high level of professionalism and integrity.


Administrative and Operational Program Support

o Provide administrative, clerical, and program support for JCC Maccabi
o Prepare, draft, edit and distribute correspondence, presentations, and spreadsheets
o Schedule and organize events such as meetings, domestic and international travel, hotels, conferences, and other departmental activities
o Process expense reports and departmental invoices in an accurate and timely manner, and in accordance with accounting procedures
o Provide support related to data entry and management including event registration software, invoicing, alumni database and program records.
o Act as administrative liaison with JCCs, other JCC Association departments and outside agencies for matters related
o Work independently and within a team on special non-recurring and ongoing projects, development, and coordination
o Resource development for JCC Resource Center
o Manage program supply procurement, including research, pricing, ordering, inventorying, and shipping program supplies (medals, credentials, banners, SWAG)
o Create and oversee program survey/evaluation strategy and implementation
o Manage intern recruitment, selection, hiring and directly supervise and train summer and year-round interns
o Assist with other duties as assigned
Marketing and Communications
o Liaise with JCC Association Marketing Department to ensure creation and fulfillment of all marketing deliverables in support of the JCC Maccabi program including digital marketing materials, digital platform design and updates (website, social medial platforms, event app) program signage/banners, promotional items and swag, awards, medals and other program supplies
o Manage JCC Maccabi social media strategy and platforms
o Identify, generate content for, and manage digital marketing for website and social media platforms
o Identify and coordinate opportunities for engagement with teens to build JCC Maccabi brand through digital platforms
At the Games:
o Manage interns
o Provide on the ground support during the week(s) of JCC Maccabi to host community, delegation and JCC Maccabi staff team in areas included but not limited to Maccabi central, registration, score reporting, host family/volunteer/spectator customer service and support, data management, and communications (social media, web and app etc.)


• Strong interpersonal skills and a positive, “can-do” attitude
• Fluent in English with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience with CRMs/databases, survey software, social media platforms and basic website design tools


• College graduate
• Proven work experience of at least two years as an executive assistant, administrative assistant, program coordinator or similar role; digital marketing/communications experience is a plus
• Familiarity with nonprofits, the North American Jewish community, JCC Maccabi and/or JCC is a plus


• This position is based in New York City with the expectation of a combination of office and remote work
• Limited travel required from September - June
• Extensive travel required during the summer (July-August)
• Unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without holding a visa or sponsorship is required


JCC association offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:
• Medical and dental insurance
• Eight paid legal holidays and up to 13 paid Jewish holidays. In addition, the office closes early on the eve of three Jewish holidays
• Paid vacation
• Sick leave, family leave, medical leave, jury duty leave and bereavement leave
• Flexible benefit plan
• Pre-tax salary deductions for transit
• Short- and long-term disability
• Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, supplemental life insurance
• Retirement plan


JCC Association of North America leads and connects the JCC Movement, advancing and enriching North American Jewish life. With 1.5 million people walking through the doors of JCCs (Jewish Community Centers and Jewish Community Camps) each week, the JCC Movement represents the largest platform of Jewish engagement on the continent. JCC Association is the convening organization of this dynamic network, partnering with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the JCC Movement, with 12,000 full-time professionals at 172 JCCs across North America plus 41,000 part-time and seasonal professionals. By supporting them, together we enhance and strengthen Jewish life throughout North America.

JCC Association is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to treating people with compassion and respect. All qualified applications will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, mental disorder, familial status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Irina Khomina, Human Resources Manager
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, dental, transportation, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, FSA
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-08-26
  • Times this job has been viewed: 235 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support, Associate, Other
  • Organization Type: Community Centers, Other
Job Location
JCC Association of Noth America
520 Eighth Avenue, Floor 4
New York , New York 10018


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