Employment Opportunities

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

Inclusion Services Assistant Coordinator

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a recreational, cultural and social organization serving the community. The Inclusion Services Department at the JCC has a mission to educate, engage, train and support members with diverse needs in our community. We provide inclusive and targeted programs and services for youth, adults and their families.

 

Position Summary: Reporting to the Inclusion Services Coordinator the successful candidate will develop and implement programs that promote inclusion of individuals with diverse needs.

 

Hours: 15 hours per week

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

 

Programming

●       Facilitate social activities and outings to encourage full participation in Jewish and local traditions

●       Facilitate social programming and outreach programming of the Inclusion Services Department

 

Administration

●       Assist Inclusion Services Coordinator in administrative tasks as assigned

●       Intake of new program participants

●       Work with Inclusion Services Coordinator to develop individual profiles, training plans and goals for persons served

 

JCC Support

●       Provide organizational support regarding member inclusion

●       Support staff throughout the JCC to provide inclusive programming

●       Develop and implement inclusion strategies for meaningful involvement of persons with diverse needs within the JCC

●       Provide safety, goal and employment planning for JCC Camp Shalom and supervision when required

 

Projects

●       Collaborate with Inclusion team and clients to develop yearly events for Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (February)

●       Facilitate projects with partner organizations such as Development Disabilities Association, Axis, Jewish Family Services and Yaffa Housing

 

Resources

●       Link program members to communities and programs of interest

●       Liaise with organizations supporting clients outside of the Jewish Community Centre

 

Qualifications:

●       Bachelor of Social Work or Special Education.

●       Minimum 2 years experience in a community social services setting in employment or volunteer capacity. Equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job duties may be considered.

●       Working knowledge of the behaviour, needs and interests typical of participants

●       Some knowledge of the fundamentals of program leadership

●       Ability to effectively monitor activities and the behaviour of participants

●       Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship with program participants, other staff and in some situations with parents

●       Ability to communicate effectively through speech and writing

●       Strong computer skills and experience with MS Office and Google Suite in a Windows environment

●       Current and valid First Aid and CPR C Level 1 is required.

●       Non-violent crisis intervention training; Mental Health First Aid; ASIST Suicide Intervention Training and knowledge of Jewish culture and customs are considered assets for this position

 

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 Susan Tonn, Director of Operations, 950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7 hr@jccgv.bc.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Kitchen Common’s Project – Food Specialist

Job Description:

The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a recreational, cultural and social organization serving the community. JCC BC Catering is a Social Enterprise that provides training and self-employment opportunities for adults facing barriers to traditional employment. Barriers include mental illness and other diverse needs.

 

Position Summary:

The Food Specialist position is a one-year grant-funded position (with the possibility for renewal) and will support the implementation of the food literacy project; an indoor garden as well as plan and oversee a low-barrier twice weekly hot meal program.

 

Hours: 10-12 hours per week

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

●       Work closely with the Inclusion Services Coordinator and the advisory committee to implement all aspects of the Kitchen Commons Project

●       Oversee food planning and preparation for communal meals and twice weekly hot meal program.

●       Create accessible work environment for participation through inclusive instruction and planning

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

 

Qualifications:

●       Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

●       Strong computer skills

●       Valid Food Safe Certificate

●       Education in social service, special education or culinary arts preferred, equivalent or combined amount of work experience in the field will be considered

●       Understanding of social enterprises and/or  non-traditional work environments valued

●       Experience in a community social services setting in employment or volunteer capacity is an asset

●       Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset

●       Current First Aid/CPR; non-violent crisis intervention training; Mental Health First Aid; ASIST Suicide Intervention Training are considered assets for this position

 

Criminal Record Check:

A vulnerable sector criminal record check is required.

 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Susan Tonn, Director of Operations, 950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7 hr@jccgv.bc.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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
    .

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

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.

Administration

●  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.

Security

●  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.

 

Qualifications:

●  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

 

Qualifications:

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  

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