J Ambassador

J AMBASSADOR Program

The J Ambassador Program is designed to provide exceptional customer service to our members and visitors. Trained J Volunteer Ambassadors provide assistance to members by offering guidance or information fostering a hospitable and friendly environment and serving as an entry point to the Alpert Jewish Community Center and all of its’ services and programs.

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  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to approach and communicate in English (bilingual a plus but not required) and comfortably articulate with a wide diversity of individuals
  • Ability to interact with fellow volunteers and work in a team environment
  • A willingness to learn about the Alpert Jewish Community Center and to be informed about current programs and offerings.
  • Reliability – a minimum commitment of 4 hours per week
  • Dedication – commit at least 6 months to the program after training
  • Be committed to providing exceptional customer service
  • Enthusiasm is a plus
  • Attend a 1 hour comprehensive interview, orientation, and shadow shift until comfortable
  • Volunteer 2-4 hours a week
  • Be flexible and reliable
  • 6 months commitment to serve as J Ambassador after training

Interested individuals may contact Gayle Ehrenberg, RSVP Director at gehrenberg@alpertjcc.org or call 562-426-7601 ext. 1013

  • Respond to inquiry in a positive, professional manner
  • Use the volunteer manual and program schedule to direct members and visitors appropriately and accurately
  • Provide information on accessing services and navigating the building
  • Be alert to AJCC changes; read updates before starting every shift.
  • Project a warm, friendly, and hospitable impression of the Alpert Jewish Community Center
  • Answer phone calls
  • Special recognition/social functions with fellow volunteers
  • The satisfaction that comes when helping others
  • Enjoy a sense of purpose and fulfillment (helps support isolation and depression)
  • Staying connected to your community
  • Makes you smile