Employment Opportunities

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTRE OF GREATER VANCOUVER
950 WEST 41ST AVENUE
VANCOUVER, BC V5Z 2N7

JCC Teen & BBYO City Director

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a recreational, cultural and social organization serving the community around Oak Street and 41st Avenue. The JCC Teen Department strives to provide an inclusive, fun, safe, stimulating and supportive environment for all teens. We are leaders, mentors, advocates, and positive role models enabling youth to grow, develop a positive sense of self, and a life-long commitment to community.

Position Summary: The JCC Teen & BBYO City Director will focus on programs that foster engagement and create meaningful connections with and for high school teens in our community. The professional will connect with Jewish and secular community organizations working with youth, and will build BBYO chapters throughout the Greater Vancouver Area.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Community Outreach + Engagement

  • Seek out and connect with teens throughout the city and the Metro Vancouver area, with emphasis in finding unaffiliated youth.
  • Work collaboratively with schools, synagogues and other community organizations in planning teen activities and support programming throughout the JCC that engages youth.

Leadership Development

  • Support and inspire teens by creating leadership development opportunities and serving as a Jewish role model/experiential educator.
  • Enhance BBYO’s community visibility and teen involvement through stellar programming. Collaborate with teen leaders to develop and execute strategic growth events. Build and support BBYO chapters.

Teen Services

  • Identify youth who are at risk or who are struggling with various issues. Provide support and make appropriate referrals to other services offering supports such as health services, emotional support, education, employment training and basic supports.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher with at least 3 years of experience working with youth
  • Knowledgeable in Jewish culture
  • Work flexible hours & and provide own transportation
  • Basic understanding of BBYO, AZA & BBG structure

Criminal Record Check:

A vulnerable sector criminal record check is required.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter with salary expectations and a resume to Shirly Berelowitz, Director of children, youth & camps: shirly@jccgv.bc.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Pro Shop Attendant

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is an organization that provides educational, recreational, cultural and social programs and services in the Oakridge area.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Pro Shop Coordinator, the Pro Shop Attendant is responsible providing a high level of customer service to our members and guests. They welcome people and respond to inquiries; keep the spas stocked, towels laundered, sell available merchandise and monitor access to the recreation area.

Hours: Casual

Qualifications:

·         Experience working in customer service or hospitality

·         Strong interpersonal skills including empathy, patience, listening and flexibility

·         Intermediate computer skills and experience using MS Office programs, Google Suite of products and any database management program.

·         Excellent English language skills: verbal and written. Hebrew or alternate second language is an asset.

·         Willingness to work a variety of hours including evenings and weekends as scheduled or required by the department head.

·         Appreciation of Jewish culture and customs

Criminal Record Check:

The successful candidate must clear a vulnerable sector criminal record check.

Closing date: May 21, 2019

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and a resume to Susan Tonn at susan@jccgv.bc.ca

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

Skills:

  • 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

Qualifications:

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

Expectations:

  • 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

Regular— Part Time positions available
The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is currently recruiting enthusiastic Lesson Instructors and Lifeguards to join our professional Aquatics team.

Minimum Qualifications:
Water Safety Instructor
National Lifeguard Service (Pool Option)
Standard First Aid (within 2 year)
CPR C / AED (within 1 year)
17 years old

Not certified? We can help!

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience as a lifeguard / instructor
Previous experience working with children & youth
Previous experience as a First Aid Attendant
LSI and/or additional advanced certifications
BCRPA or CALA Aquafit certifiction

Candidates will be invited to attend a skills screening session where they will be asked to complete a variety of tasks, in and out of the water which will assess their suitability to join out Aquatics team. The JCC offers scholarships for candidates who need to be certified, contact us for details.

We will be looking for well rounded candidates who display strong skills in the areas of teamwork, communication, maturity, creativity, enthusiasm, instruction and swimming ability.

Please send a copy of your resume to:
Sarah Carlos: Aquatics Coordinator
sarahc@jccgv.bc.ca