Benefits | Shalom Austin



  • We offer outstanding medical insurance coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield plus dental and vision plans.
  • We provide life and long-term disability insurance, and we pay 100% of the cost for you.
  • We will give you lots of paid time off. First-year employees receive: 18 days of paid time off, and more than 15 Jewish and Federal holidays.
  • We’ll offer you up to a 50% discount for your kiddos in our amazing early childhood program, as enrollment allows.
  • We understand that you need a work/life balance and that you have commitments outside of the workplace, so we’ll do our very best to offer you some flexibility in your work schedule.
  • We’ll provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in the Central Texas Jewish community every day.


Membership / Aquatics

  • Full-time Employees: Family Membership
  • Part-time Employees: Individual Membership  
    *Spouse/partners of PT employees do not get staff rate, must pay the member rate.
  • Personal Training Discount
    • $40 for one 60-min. session
    • $25 for one 30-min. session
    • $25 for one 60-min. buddy session ($25/person)
  • Group Swim Lessons: 50% discount
  • Kim’s Gym, Tennis, Soccer, Volleyball, Ballet Austin @ the J: 30% discount
  • Private Swim Lessons: $21/session (30 minutes)
  • Super Sports, Basketball, Adult Sports: 50% discount
  • T-shirts: $10

American Red Cross Certification Discount (staff only):

  • Lifeguard: $90  
  • Lifeguard review: $45
  • Swim Instructor: $90
  • Family members receive 30% discount for certifications

School Age Camps/ Break Days
*Additional scholarships are available for those in need of financial assistance

  • Kids Connection: All Staff – 50% discount; Y&T Staff- AM/PM Care FREE (if working)
  • Summer, Spring Break and Yom Kef: All Staff – 50% discount (additional multi-session discount does not apply)
  • Camp Tiyul and RecQuest: 30% discount
  • Most vendor camps: 30% off

EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

  • Alliance Work Partners
  • 1-800-343-3822
  • LawAccess, SafeRide, WellCoach, 1 to 6 Counseling Sessions (Per problem, per year), and more.

Early Childhood Program

  • Registration Fees: All Staff – 50% discount
  • Early Care: ECP Staff – FREE (if working); All other staff – classroom discount
  • After Care: FREE (if working)
  • Holiday Package: All Staff – classroom discount; ECP Staff – FREE (if working)

Enrichment Classes

  • ECP Provided: All Staff – 50% discount
  • Contractor Provided: All Staff – 30% discount

Classroom Discounts
(For School Year)

  • Infants – 25% (year-round program)
  • Toddlers / 2s – 40%
  • 3s and Pre-K – 50%

Camp Gan Kef

  • Tuition: 50% 


Ashley King

Ashley King

Human Resources Director