Employment Opportunities

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

Assistant Executive Director

In the next few years the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver will be undergoing a major transformation with a multi-agency redevelopment project. We need an experienced and passionate Assistant Executive Director who will help guide the organization into a new facility while keeping “community” at the heart of our programs and services. The successful candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management or related field. They will have demonstrated their relationship building, leadership and strategic planning skills during their 5+ years of tenure in a non-profit environment. We require this individual to have a strong knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions and would consider Jewish communal experience an asset.

If you have a passion for community and want to make a difference by leading a professional team dedicated to providing quality programs and services – we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@jccgv.bc.ca by November 29, 2021, telling us who you are, your vision for the JCC, your salary expectations and how your professional experience has led you to our organization.

A full job description can be found here

The successful candidate must clear a vulnerable sector criminal record check and be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Fitness Director

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a charity whose mission is to provide leadership in cultural, recreational, educational and social activities to the Jewish and general communities in the Oakridge area of Vancouver.

We are looking for a service oriented individual to oversee and manage the daily operations of the Fitness Department including customer service, program planning and implementation, budget management and supervision of staff. This position reports to the Associate Program Director. The successful candidate will explore new fitness trends and continually assess JCC programs through member and participant engagement. They will also ensure fitness centre safety standards are met or exceeded.

Do you have what it takes to lead this professional team?  If you are interested please click here to review the full job description to get a better sense of this position.

To apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to hr@jccgv.bc.ca telling us who you are and why you want to be part of our team.

Salary range: $57K-$65K

Closes:  Dec 3, 2021

Aquatic Program Supervisor

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a charity whose mission is to provide leadership in cultural, recreational, educational and social activities to the Jewish and general communities in the Oakridge area of Vancouver.

We are looking for a service oriented individual to supervise aquatics programs and train, mentor and supervise the aquatics team. This position reports to the Aquatics Director and is an integral part of the department’s leadership team. The successful candidate will ensure that aquatic program and pool safety standards are being met. To achieve this, they will need to maintain the following certifications: National Lifeguard Service Pool Option, Red Cross Water Safety Instructors, Lifesaving Society Instructors, CPR level C, AED provider and Standard First Aid.

If you are looking for an exciting supervisory opportunity, are available to work Sundays through Thursdays and have the ability to successfully liaise with a variety of user groups please review the full job description here to get a better sense of this position.

To apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to sarahc@jccgv.bc.ca telling us who you are and why you want to be part of our team.

JCC Youth Program Coordinator

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver (JCCGV) is a recreational, cultural and social organization serving the community around Oak Street and 41st Avenue. The JCC children & Youth Department strives to provide an inclusive, fun, safe, stimulating and supportive environment for all. 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.

Full Time Position (40 hours a week SUN – THU)

Hours:  SUN 9:00am – 5:00pm

MON to THU 11:00am-7:00pm

Reports to: Director of Children, Youth & Camps

Overall Responsibility: 

Youth Program Coordinator delivers recreational programs and services to children, youth and teens ages 3-18. This position is ideal for an enthusiastic staff person who is passionate about working with and empowering  youth of all ages. An active role model and leader that is focused on building positive relationships with youth and their families.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • RECREATIONAL YOUTH PROGRAMS: As program leader and instructor in recreation duties are to plan and carry out recreational and sports activities. Create, develop, promote, coordinate, supervise and often instruct activities for youth of all ages as follows:
    Programs for Preschoolers ages 3-5 such as Club kef
    After school programs for youth Grades K to 7
    JCC Martial Arts programs including:
    Taekwondo for all ages and Family TKD,
    Karate for children, youth, teens and adults
    Fencing for children, youth and teens.
    Assist with coordination of special events
  • SUNDAYS: Coordinate all Sunday programs at the J such as
    Family time gym,
    Youth programs: Stay safe, Babysitting and Street smart
    RBL basketball and other sports
    Teen lounge drop ins
    BIRTHDAYS: Coordinate birthday parties by managing rental contracts, room bookings, food & supply orders, and hire hosts and specialists for the parties when needed.
  • TEENS: Supervise teen lounge as needed and connect with youth
  • DAY CAMPS: Implement Camp Physical Education curriculum, lead sports and games and instruct specialty sports camps

General department admin duties: 

  • SUPERVISION: Hire, lead, train and supervise staff working for the youth department and directly with program participants, both casual and specialist staff. Monitor the quality of the programs and their instruction. Negotiate contracts and manage department payroll.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Develop professional training and development opportunities for self and supervisees
  • MARKETING: Collaborate in the design and implementation of all marketing strategies for Camp Shalom and youth programs. Work together with the JCC Marketing Department to produce promotional materials.
  • COMMUNICATION: Communicate with vendors, staff, colleagues, parents of youth in programs and clients in general, in person, over the phone and in writing frequently and as needed
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Address clients’ concerns and resolve problems, in order to consistently provide the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • ADMIN: Process registrations, invoices, transfers, credits and refunds.
  • BUDGET: Keeps track of program budgets, revenue and expenses.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of experience delivering experiential education in recreational and camp settings
  • Completion of a college program in recreation or physical education
  • Experience in programming for children and youth
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Computer literacy

Conditions of employment
The successful candidate must clear Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, and provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as conditions of employment.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and salary expectation with a resume to shirly@jccgv.bc.ca

 

This position will be a full-time opportunity based at the JCC of Greater Vancouver provided that performance goals are satisfactory and program objectives are met. Position includes JCCGV membership, Jewish communal best-in-class employment benefits, and a range of opportunities to ensure well-being and work-life balance that can be shared in detail. The professional in this role will be valued as a full-time JCCGV colleague in every way with vacation time and sick time, paid time off on secular and Jewish holidays, as well as excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development.

Questions? Feel free to be in touch with Shirly Berelowitz shirly@jccgv.bc.ca, JCC Director of Children & Youth and Camps.
Interested and qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is currently recruiting enthusiastic Lesson Instructors and Lifeguards to join our professional Aquatics team!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the safety and instruction of Members and Guests using the pool at the JCC
  • First responder in case of an emergency and providing First Aid as needed throughout the facility
  • Passion for teaching Swimming Lessons and working with children and adults
  • Perform maintenance and related work, as required
  • Flexible schedule. Regular Part-time hours are available. Most shifts will include a mix of instruction and lifeguarding duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
  • National Lifeguard (NL Pool Option)
  • Standard First Aid (within 2 year)
  • CPR C / AED (within 1 year)
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

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 certification

 

All interested candidates that meet the above criteria 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. 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.

Interested candidates:

 

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From $21.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks are mandatory in all common spaces. Proof of vaccination is required of all staff, members, and program participants 12 years and older.

Director, BBYO Vancouver at the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver

BBYO’s growing community program in Vancouver is seeking a full-time Regional Director. This professional will build BBYO throughout British Columbia and manage the JCC of Greater Vancouver’s teen outreach and engagement strategies year-round – on the JCC campus, in local schools throughout Vancouver, and at popular venues throughout the area.

Overview:

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver (JCCGV) 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.

BBYO is the world’s leading pluralistic, Jewish teen movement and is the Jewish community’s largest and fastest growing platform for reaching and inspiring Jewish teens, built upon 97 years of storied history. We do this challenging and invigorating work through our partners in more than 725 local, teen-led chapters across nearly 60 countries, at hundreds of weekend retreats during the school year and across a rapidly growing suite of global exchanges, campaigns and movement initiatives all year-round. Over the summer, we run dozens of immersive experiences including extensive Israel travel, missions and community tours across six continents, and a myriad of leadership camps.

The Director of BBYO Vancouver at the JCCGV will build experiences that foster engagement and create meaningful connections with and among high school teens across the greater Vancouver community. Leveraging relationships with Jewish and secular community organizations, this professional will build teen-led BBYO chapters throughout the area.

You:

We’re seeking a professional that is a self-starter, energetic, detail-oriented, organized and can work well in a team setting. Strong candidates are charismatic, have strong people skills, tested program experience, able to relate to teens and utilize their abilities to achieve the JCC’s and BBYO’s shared mission of engaging more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. S/he will possess a skill set that includes strong customer service skills, logical thinking, creative and professional writing, and event planning. You should be fearless about reaching out to anyone, a problem solver, skilled at juggling multiple priorities at once, and eager to take calculated programmatic risks that have often never been tested before.

What you’ll get to do as the Director of BBYO Vancouver at the JCCGV:

  • Work collaboratively with schools, synagogues, and community partners to plan teen activities and support programming throughout the community that engages youth.
  • Seek out and connect with teens throughout Vancouver, especially unaffiliated teens.
  • Support Jewish clubs in public, private, Jewish and non-Jewish high schools.
  • Establish the JCC Teen Lounge and Website as spaces for frequent teen activity
  • Provide youth with information and assist them to access educational, employment, social and recreational opportunities that will engage and empower them.
  • Build and support AZA, BBG, and BBYO chapters (supervise meetings, train chapter leaders and advisors, ensure programs are quality, safe, and relevant)
  • Work with teens to create impactful, fun and dynamic programs including large scale community projects and three to four overnight conventions each year
  • Work directly with teens to strategically expand BBYO’s membership and impact
  • Work collaboratively with JCC Children & Youth and JCC Camp Shalom teens.
  • Build partnerships and networks in the community
  • Prioritize teen mental health by providing support and resources.
  • Attend summer camp (this time you’re in charge!) as you facilitate teen leadership programs, attend BBYO’s International Convention, and BBYO Staff Conference
  • Develop and manage regional programming and operations budgets
  • Empower and inspire teens, volunteers, and advisors through coaching, and training
  • Partner with dedicated lay leaders on alumni and parent engagement (including holding a BBYO event with parents once a year) as well as fundraising

What you’ll learn as our Regional Director:

  • How to run a small business as you develop skills in budgeting, membership, marketing, sales, human resources and event planning
  • How to manage a budget and track and analyze business metrics
  • How to work with a global team and across organizational and geographical boundaries
  • Relationship building as you network with and travel to other BBYO communities
  • Supervisory skills as you manage a team of colleagues, teens, and volunteers
  • Professionalism and the ability to inspire and influence others to action

Role Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of work experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Experience with youth or teens is preferred
  • Experience leading teams or projects is preferred
  • Proven communication skills, both oral and written, and a strong social media comfort
  • Event coordination and party-planning skills
  • Ability to travel as needed and to staff a summer leadership program at a location in North America for 2-3 weeks each summer, attend International Convention, and BBYO Staff Conference, as well as other opportunities as relevant
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (nights and weekends) when teens are available
  • It would be great if you spoke Russian, Hebrew, French or other languages
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is required

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.

Salary will be commensurate based on experience. This position will be a full-time opportunity based at the JCC of Greater Vancouver that will be renewed annually provided that performance goals are satisfactory and program objectives are met. Position includes JCCGV membership, Jewish communal best-in-class employment benefits, and a range of opportunities to ensure well-being and work-life balance that can be shared in detail. The professional in this role will be valued as a full-time JCCGV and BBYO colleague in every way with generous vacation time and sick time, paid time off on secular and Jewish holidays, as well as excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development. The position will also be built and supported to maintain a flexible work environment to help foster your preferred work-life blend.

Questions? Feel free to be in touch with Shirly Berelowitz shirly@jccgv.bc.ca, JCCGV Director of Children & Youth or Ian Kandel ikandel@bbyo.org, Vice President of Movement Strategy at BBYO International.

Member and Guest Services Associate

Job Reference # 2021MGS10

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is seeking a customer-service oriented person to join their member and guest services team. The successful candidate should possess strong problem solving skills in addition to empathy, patience, listening and flexibility. This role requires someone who is able to remain calm while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. Due to the service hours of the department this position requires flexibility for working morning and afternoon shifts. If you have a minimum of two years customer service experience combined with intermediate computer skills and experience with MS Office, G Suite and a CRM we are interested in hearing from you.

At this time we are looking to fill 1 F/T position.

How to apply

Click this link and complete the form, attach a resume and cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and salary expectations by October 15, 2021. Enter 2021MGS10 in the Job Reference field.

The successful candidate must clear a vulnerable sector criminal record check. We thank all applicants for their interest however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Club J After School Care

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 creates 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.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children in a group setting ie: Camp leader, volunteer work in child and family organizations
  • Responsible Adult Certificate
  • Valid Criminal Record Check upon employment
  • Valid Child Care First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Minimum 19 years old
  • Planning, organizational and communication skills within a team environment
  • Able to multitask and manage time well
  • Current favourable references
  • ECE certificate (an asset)
  • Jewish background not required

Additional Notes

Start date/End date: August 23, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Position details: Monday – Friday: 1:30pm – 6:00pm (Occasional longer shifts for Pro-D Days)

Possible opportunities to:

  • continue in the following school year
  • work in seasonal day camps
  • work Pro-D days

Contract length: 10 months
Part-time hours: 20-22 per week

Interested and qualified applicants who are able to commit for the year will be contacted for an interview.

Please send resume to clubj@jccgv.bc.ca

Registered Massage Therapist

The Fitness and Wellness department of the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is looking for a Registered Massage Therapist.

The individual who fills this role will be given exclusive access to JCC members and will work alongside Kinesiologists and Personal Trainers who refer their clients. There is currently a high demand from members for this service, and we expect whoever enters this role to become busy quite quickly.

 

You can earn $58.80-$80.50 per hour!

(Percentage split or open to discuss room rental)

The massage room is located within a multi-complex facility with members who join to participate in various programs. This will provide large interdepartmental referral opportunities.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide quality massage therapy services and outstanding customer service
  • Promote the Wellness Centre at the JCC

 

Qualifications:

  • Registered Massage Therapist with a recognized institution
  • First Aid/CPR (preferred)

 

Experience & abilities:

This opportunity is ideal for an established RMT looking for a new location, or a motivated RMT looking to expand their practice.

 

What’s in it for you?

  • We have a friendly work environment of Personal Trainers and Kinesiologists to grow your business in,
  • Mindbody booking system,
  • Full receptionist who handles billing,
  • Laundry services,
  • Flexible scheduling,
  • Personal training and membership discounts for you.

 

Position Start Date:  Immediately

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the JCC Personal Training Supervisor ashly@jccgv.bc.ca

Subject line: registered massage therapist.
Thank you for your submission.