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JCC of Northern Virginia Reviews

Updated Oct 2, 2019

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JCC of Northern Virginia Director Jeffrey Karatz (no image)
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4 Ratings
  1. "Educator (Specialist)"

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    Former Employee - Educator in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, unequivocal respect for educators and ideas, open communication between management and staff

    Cons

    Not a lot of down time, but I am not sure that is a negative!

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2018-11-22
  2. "Caution"

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    Former Contractor - Counselor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good job experience with dealing with kids and a good first job

    Cons

    Management always seems to change almost every 2-3 years and have issues with communication

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2019-10-03
  3. "Seek childcare and/or employment somewhere else"

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    Former Employee - Educator 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent benefits for staff For parents: year round school with long hours, open on a lot of holidays, a handful of good teachers

    Cons

    Unprofessional administrative staff that shows favoritism and does not address serious issues head on that include inappropriate behavior by staff in classroom Unappreciated if a teacher and low pay Not treated as an equal Children’s needs not put first Unqualified staff Constant staff turnover

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2019-06-20
  4. "Great place to work when you're young"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia part-time

    Pros

    Working with kids is the best! Good hours if you are still in school.

    Cons

    None at the level I worked.

    JCC of Northern Virginia2018-07-14
  5. "Family-Style Community But Could Use More Team-Building"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia full-time

    Pros

    Lots of vacation time, on-site childcare, friendly atmosphere, noble purpose

    Cons

    Low pay, leadership could be more focused and transparent

    JCC of Northern Virginia2017-11-28
  6. "Teen and youth"

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    Teen and Youth Events in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia

    Pros

    Engaged community, very involved volunteers, clear mission and purpose

    Cons

    Elements of micromanagement. Lack of resources, over worked, people stay in roles for years, little opportunity for internal growth and advancement

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2017-01-19
  7. "Camp Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia part-time

    Pros

    Got to enjoy my summer Directors were understanding about education, allowed time to take a few classes Good, fun environment

    Cons

    Nothing wrong with the camp itself, but dealing with rude campers was always a thing. Parents would complain directly to the counselor for things outside of their control, such as missing items.

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2016-10-21
  8. "Swim Instructor"

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    Swim Instructor in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at JCC of Northern Virginia

    Pros

    Great hours, awesome boss and a great work environment. Supervisors were great communicators and it the hours are easy and the pay was phenomenal. Easy advance meant with compensation each summer.

    Cons

    No cons for this job at all.

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2016-07-21
  9. "Early Childhood Educator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JCC of Northern Virginia full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, tons of fun and a great work environment.

    Cons

    Some of the admin are a bit stuck up, once a former teacher now an admin, doesn't treat teachers with full respect after she was in the same role. On a high horse that she needs to get down off of.

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2016-06-28
  10. "Preschool teacher"

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     in Fairfax, VA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at JCC of Northern Virginia

    Pros

    Other staff is willing to help you. Great people working with children. Loving teachers.

    Cons

    Administration doesn't have a clue what is going on and they don't want to hear complaints. Friendly with each other. Not good to staff

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    JCC of Northern Virginia2016-01-06

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