Employment Opportunities


Kinesiologist / Personal Trainer

Job Description:

The Jewish Community Centre (JCC) is a vibrant and multi-cultural facility that features a modern Fitness and Wellness department. We offer a supportive environment for you to build your client base. Our members refer to the JCC as their second home and have embraced Fitness, Personal training, nutrition and massage as part of a holistic lifestyle. We are currently looking for experienced Personal Trainers who enjoy working in a community environment and have the following skills; and qualifications.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply


  • Ability to work with a wide variety of clients
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of customer service
  • Energetic and enthusiastic, with a desire to build a client base


  • BCRPA Personal Training Registration (or equivalent)
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Additional certifications/registrations an asset

Experience & abilities:

  • Group classes and small group training experience an asset
  • Experience in a customer service related industry
  • Ability to multitask and work independently
  • Creative and critical thinking


  • A minimum of 20 hours per week availability for personal training sessions.
  • Additional Fitness Centre shift hours may be offered


Position Start Date:  ASAP

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ashly@jccgv.bc.ca

Subject line: Personal Trainer Position

Thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, 950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7; Phone: 604.257.5111

Executive Assistant – Part Time (20 hours)

Position Summary:

This position assumes all the administrative responsibilities for the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

Reports to: Executive Director

Key Areas of Responsibility:

●      Coordinates ED communication, including screening calls, responding to email/mail and acting as a conduit between the ED and others.

●      Conserves ED time by reading, researching and routing correspondence, drafting and editing letters and documents, collecting, analyzing and summarizing information.

●      Maintains ED schedule of meetings and appointments and manages travel for ED and points travel for staff.

●      Coordinates, attends and takes minutes of the Board of Directors evening meetings.

●      Maintains an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents.

●      Works closely with lay leadership and committee volunteers as needed.

●      Coordinates all aspects of the Annual General Meeting including the preparation and filing of provincial government forms required by the Societies Act.

●      Maintains the Board of Directors database. Produces reports as needed for ED, Board or committees.


●      Bachelor’s Degree or High School diploma and equivalent experience

●      Minimum 5 years’ experience in an administrative position

●      Excellent people skills

●      Ability to work with confidential information

●      Computer literate (knowledge of MS Office and G Suite). MS Access database experience is an asset.

●      Excellent English oral and written communication skills are essential

●      Strong organizational and time management skills

●      Strong problem solving skills

●      Able to work well under pressure

Criminal Record Check:

A criminal record check is required.

Closing Date: August 12, 2018

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume along with salary expectations to hr@jccgv.bc.ca with a subject line “Executive Assistant”. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Event Auction & Fundraising Coordinator – contract 7 months

This 7-month contract position requires an energetic, efficient and highly detail-oriented individual to orchestrate the auction and fundraising portion of a large scale event including both live and silent auctions a wine draw, raffle and pledge drive. The position will be full time excluding closure days (statutory and Jewish holidays when the Centre is closed) and part time hours in March. Some evenings required.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Responsible for coordinating all details of a large-scale auction, pledge campaign, raffle and wine draw for the Centre’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Major Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Solicit and procure auction, wine draw and raffle donation items
  • Create descriptive content for on line auction and related promotional & marketing materials
  • Manage online auction
  • Coordinate auction item pick-ups and drop-offs
  • Coordinate auction load in and set up on site
  • Coordinate logistics related to running a live & silent auction, pledge campaign etc.
  • Produce event collateral and printed materials (raffle tickets, wine draw tickets & materials, signage, bid sheets etc.)
  • Create content and manage rollout of social media campaign
  • Coordinate volunteers
  • Coordinate auction wrap up and reporting (Thank you letters, calls etc.)

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with auction donors to ensure all deadlines are met and materials are gathered
  • Data entry to the online auction website
  • Prepping and packaging all auction items
  • Provide assistance to the Development Manager, Event Director and committees as needed
  • Attend committee meetings
  • Produce all auction related content for printed materials

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented, efficient and energetic
  • Experience in sales and customer service
  • Experience with managing and merging databases
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills required (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Mail Chimp),
  • Experience working with auction and donor management software an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Previous non-profit and / or event planning experience an asset

Closing Date: August 15, 2018

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume along with salary expectations to sportsdinner@jccgv.bc.ca with a subject line “Event Auction & Fundraising Coordinator.”

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Part Time Members & Guest Service Associate

Position Summary:

The primary function of this position is to be the first point of contact for JCC members, guests and program participants coming to the J.  The Associate will provide optimal customer service that assists in all facets of member services.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

Customer Service

●  Meet, greet and assist members and guests with any queries they may have in a congenial and professional manner.

●  Provide facility tours to potential new members.

●  Answer phone calls and provide answers to general inquiries.

●  Educate visitors about what the J has to offer for membership benefits and programs.


●  Assist new members in completing membership applications; take their picture for their membership access card and provide parking decals.

●  Assist the membership department in updating membership data including new members, renewals and adjustments.

●  Work closely with the Membership Director to assist in any special projects.

●  Prepare, collate and ensure monthly membership renewals are completed.

●  Learn and know all JCC member functions, programs and related activities.

●  General knowledge of and adherence to emergency procedures.

●  Maintain a neat and presentable work station.


●  Monitor individuals entering the building – screening potential security issues.

●  Make eye contact with each person, welcoming them and asking them what brings them to the J.

●  Monitor members’ activity throughout the building via the Control Access System.



●  Strong interpersonal skills including patience, positive attitude and enthusiasm.

●  Excellent communication/liaison skills with staff and membership; mature, professional, polished and diplomatic.

●  Intermediate/Advanced computer skills such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Database Management Programs.

●  Excellent English oral and written communication skills are essential; Hebrew an asset.

●  Background in customer service and hospitality.

●  Multi-task oriented.

●  Sensitive and appreciation of Jewish culture and customs.


Reports to: 

Member and Guest Services Supervisor

Please email your resume to Sue Conder – sue@jccgv.bc.ca

We thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Inclusion Services Catering Program Instructor

Position Summary: The catering program instructor will provide baking and cooking instruction to participants of the Bagel Club catering program. This program is a social enterprise that provides training and employment opportunities to individuals with diverse needs.

Hours: Part time


Key Areas of Responsibility:

– Work closely together with Inclusion services coordinator to implement training plans and goals for participant.

– Schedule training

– Maintain accurate inventory of products required in the kitchen including food items.

-Other duties as assigned by Inclusion Services Coordinator



Strong interpersonal skills including patience, positive attitude and enthusiasm.
·         Specialty in baking or culinary arts with strong presentation and instructional skills

·         Education in social service, special education or culinary arts preferred, equivalent

amount of work experience in the field and good knowledge of the food preparation industry considered.

·         Experience in a community social services setting in employment or volunteer capacity.

·         Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset

·         Proven communication skills, both oral and written


Other work requirements:

Current First Aid/ CPR

Criminal Record Check

Valid Food Safe Certificate


Valuable Qualifications:

-Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training

-Mental Health First Aid

-ASIST Suicide Intervention Training


Criminal Record Check Requirement
The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, as a condition of employment.

Send resume with cover letter to:  Leamore Cohen, JCC Coordinator of Inclusion Services, 950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7. Phone: 604.638.7288 ext.335

604.257.5147 E-mail: leamore@jccgv.bc.ca  

Love kids? Looking for a part-time job?


At Club J After School Care we grow caring, curious, confident, and resilient thinkers. Club J is:

  • a place where children feel valued, respected and heard
  • a place that encourages problem-solving skills, creativity and team-work
  • a place where the children’s interests guide the programming

Our staff team create meaningful relationships with the children and families, while keeping an overview of the ‘big picture’ at all times.

We are looking for experienced, highly motivated and reliable individuals for part-time positions to join our team! Our program includes school pick-ups, presenting engaging & thoughtful activities, and thriving in our bustling afternoon environment.

Position details:

Monday – Friday:  2:00pm – 6:00pm

August 27, 2018 – end of June 2019 (excluding winter break, reduced hours during spring break).

Occasional longer shifts for Pro-D Days

Position requirements:

Minimum 1 year experience working with children in a group setting
Fluent in the English language (spoken & written)
Valid Criminal Record Check
Valid First Aid Certificate with CPR

Minimum 21 years old
Good health
Excellent planning, organizational, leadership, and communications skills
Able to multitask and manage time well
Team player and proactive thinker

Current favorable references

ECE certificate (an asset)
Experience working with special needs children (an asset)

Jewish background not required.

Please contact Tracy Labrosse, Program Coordinator at clubj@jccgv.bc.ca for more information.