Employment Opportunities


Children & Youth Program Coordinator

Part Time Position (20 hours a week)

Department: JCC Children and Youth

Reports to: Director of Children, Youth and Camps


Overall Responsibility:

The Children & Youth Program Coordinator delivers programs and services to families and youth ages 3-12. This position is ideal for an enthusiastic and energetic staff person who is passionate about working with children, youth and families. Suitable for a student interested in working part time and on weekends.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

·        Supervise ongoing youth programs, clubs and Saturday night events.

·        Create, plan and implement exciting new pre-teen programs for after school and weekends.

·        Coordinate Sunday programs at the J such as birthday parties and family events.

·        Work with the staff of the Jewish Federation to run PJ Library family programing.

·        Schedule, market and help promote programs.

·        Lead and supervise the weekend staff.


General department admin duties:

·        Work together with JCC Marketing Department to produce promotional materials.

·        Coordinate birthday parties by managing rental contracts, room bookings, food & supply orders, and hire host and specialist for the parties.

·        Address clients’ concerns and resolve problems, in order to consistently provide the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.

·        Process invoices, transfers, credits and refunds.

·        Keeps track of program budgets.



·        Experience and ability to deliver experiential education in recreational and camp programs

·        Experience in programming for children, youth and families

·        Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs

·        Effective communication skills, both oral and written

·        Computer literacy


Hours:  Part-time 20 hours a week. Working weekends and evenings will be required.

Criminal Record Check Required
Send resume with cover letter to:  Shirly Berelowitz, JCC Director of Children, Youth & Camps

950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7   Phone: 604.257.5147 E-mail: shirly@jccgv.bc.ca

Deadline is August 3, 2018

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.

Vancouver BBYO City Director / JCC Teen Coordinator

Full Time Position with benefits

Departments:  BBYO AZA, BBG & The Teen Movement / JCC Teen Department

Reports to:  BBYO Manager & JCC Director of Children, Youth & Camps

Description:  BBYO City Director & JCC Teen Coordinator 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.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Work collaboratively with schools, synagogues and other community organizations in planning teen activities and support programming throughout the JCC that engages youth.
  • Communicate organizational goals and legacy to teens, parents, and partnering organizations.
  • Envision and update JCC Teen Lounge and Website with the aim to draw more teen traffic and seeking teen input.
  • Support and inspire teens by creating leadership development opportunities and serving as a Jewish role model/experiential educator.
  • Engage youth as peer leaders and facilitators of information, identification and intervention. Facilitate recruitment, training, and opportunities for teens to connect with other teens.
  • Engage youth in a trusting relationship that will provide them with empowerment tools.
  • 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.
  • Enhance BBYO’s community visibility and teen involvement through targeted marketing and stellar programming.
  • Build and support BBYO chapters (supervise chapter meetings, provide training and support for chapter leaders and advisors, ensure all programs are high quality, safe, and supervised).
  • Connect Vancouver teens to the broader BBYO movement throughout Canada and the International BBYO Community.

To learn more about BBYO visit http://bbyo.org


  • A Bachelor degree or higher and experience working with youth.
  • Knowledgeable in Jewish culture.
  • Proven communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills.
  • Conflict resolution and advocacy skills.
  • Supervisory and counseling skills with youth.
  • Be able to take initiative and be self-directed within a busy work environment.
  • Work flexible hours & and provide own transportation.

Criminal Record Check required

Application deadline: July 15, 2018

Send resume with cover letter to:  Shirly Berelowitz, JCC Director of Children, Youth & Camps
950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7
Phone: 604.257.5147 E-mail: shirly@jccgv.bc.ca 

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.