Employment Opportunities



Personal Training Supervisor

Reports To: Fitness Director

Overview: The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, Fitness Department is looking for a self- motivated, high-energy individual with personal training, sales, marketing and management skills to lead the Personal Training and Fitness Centre team. The role of the Personal Training Supervisor (PT S) is to oversee and expand the Personal Training Department including: advertising, marketing, enhancing customer service, supervising and mentoring the personal training team, overseeing the Fitness Centre Operations and Fitness Centre staff.

Our ideal candidate has the above skills in addition to a creative mind, enjoys administrative and operational tasks, and can engage the members and provide excellent customer service.

Key Areas of Responsibility: The goal of the PTS is to grow the Personal Training (PT) department, and enhance customer service and member engagement.  These responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

Developing & marketing programs:

  • Creating promotions: print material
  • Social media: content and design
  • Contacting and connecting members and creating member engagement programs
  • Working in conjunction with  membership team
  • Creating group and/or specialty training programs
  • Ensuring website info is kept up to date
  • Create branding for the PT team

Managing the Personal Training/Fitness Centre staff:

  • Mentoring
  • Hiring/training
  • Setting Goals
  • Facilitating team meetings and team building opportunities

Administrative Duties:

  • Assisting with budgeting
  • Development of forms/templates and procedures
  • PT and FC Payroll
  • Internal and external communication

Experience & abilities:

  • 2-3yrs Personal Training with a client load of 15+ clients/week
  • Proficiency in Microsoft
  • Experience with web based programs (MindBody, Mail Chip, etc.)
  • 2+ yrs experience working in an office environment
  • 2+ yrs experience in a marketing &  customer service related industry
  • 2+yrs experience supervising/team lead position
  • Social media skills
  • Sales and marketing experience
  • Ability to multitask and work independently
  • Creative thinking

Personal Training Registration (current)
Degree/Certificate in related field (strong asset)
Current First Aid and CPR
Group Fitness Registration ( strong asset)
Expectations:  The position is 25 admin hours weekly (over 4-5days).  Plus 10 hours of personal training/week. *

*PTS is required to personal train a min.10 hrs /week – additional pay for PT

Pay Rate: $20-$24/hr (admin role).  $37+ /hr  (personal training)

Start Date:  May/June 2018- Preferred, however we are open to a later start date to ensure we find the right candidate.

ALL qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume.   Subject line: "Personal Training Supervisor".  We thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver,  950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC    Phone: 604.257.5111 Email: talitha@jccgv.bc.ca

Fitness Assistant (with a marketing focus) - part-time

This position is ideal for:
A  fitness leader with marketing experience or
An administrative/marketing/customer service rep with fitness experience.

Overall Responsibility:
The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver Fitness Department is looking for a self- motivated, high-energy and outgoing individual with excellent social media, marketing and people skills to join our team.  
Our ideal candidate has a creative mind, enjoys administrative and operational tasks, and can engage the members and provide excellent customer service.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
•    Member engagement and customer service
•    Promoting fitness programs and the Fitness Department
•    Administrative support for the Fitness Department
•    Fitness Centre supervision/guidance
•    Creative and critical thinking

Key duties:
•    Member interaction and customer service
•    Creating social media posts and marketing material
•    Developing and implementing marketing strategies
•    Assisting with fitness schedules and bulletin boards
•    Organizing member fitness challenges/events
•    Creation and distribution of advertisements, flyers & newsletters

•    Current First Aid & CPR
•    Post-Secondary Diploma or Certifications in a related field
•    Fitness/Exercise Courses or experience in fitness and willingness to take necessary certifications.

Experience & abilities:

•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office ( including Publisher)  and web based programs (MindBody, Canva, MailChimp, non-professional video editing, etc.)
•    2+ yrs experience working in an office environment
•    2+ yrs experience in a marketing focused role customer service related industry
•    Social media skills
•    Fitness registration is an asset (group fitness, personal trainer, yoga etc.)

18-22 hours per week. (Over a minimum of 4 days.)
Note: Personal Training and/or Group Fitness Registration is a strong asset and can increase the number of work hours.

Pay Rate: $15-17/hr

Position Start Date:  ASAP

ALL qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume.   Subject line: fitness assistant.  We thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Email: talitha@jccgv.bc.ca

Fitness Centre Attendant

The JCC of Greater Vancouver is looking for a part-time Fitness Centre Attendant with flexible hours.

This position is ideal for a trainer finishing their Personal Training Certification or a new Personal Trainer.


  • Provide high level of customer service and fitness orientations to new/returning members
  • Maintaining a safe, clean Fitness Centre environment
  • Assisting the Fitness Director and Personal Training Supervisor as needed

Required Qualifications:

Registered BCRPA Weight Training or equivalent, Current First Aid and CPR.  Additional certifications/registrations an asset.

Submit a cover letter and resume to natalia@jccgv.bc.ca

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.  Please state availability and indicate “JCC Fitness Centre Attendant Position” in subject line.

Vancouver BBYO City Director / JCC Youth Outreach Coordinator

Departments:  BBYO Community Impact / BBYO AZA, BBG & The Teen Movement / JCC Teen Department   
Reports to:  BBYO Manager, AZA, BBG & The Teen Movement & JCC Director of Children, Youth & Camps 

Description:  The youth outreach coordinator & BBYO City Director will focus on programs that foster engagement and create meaningful connections with and for teens and young adults ages 12 -18 in our community.  The professional will bring programs into the non-Jewish high schools, build BBYO chapters for high school teens throughout the Greater Vancouver Area, communicate through social media and be an active staff member within the JCC teen department.  The youth outreach coordinator will also liaison and build partnerships with Jewish and secular community organizations working with youth.

Key Areas of Responsibility BBYO (20 hours a week):

•    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).
•    Collaborate with teen leaders to develop and execute strategic growth events including: a kick-off event in the fall, BBYO Fall Fest and Global Shabbat, a new member recruitment event in the spring and J-Serve.
•    Hold BBYO parent information nights in the fall and spring.
•    Coordinate a minimum of one BBYO event open to parents (i.e. Family Shabbat Dinner).
•    Ensure that each chapter has at least two advisors and conduct a minimum of 3 advisor training programs per year.
•    Ensure that all engagement data (at minimum name, grade, email address, gender) from any BBYO sponsored or co-sponsored program is submitted to BBYO International Staff within 1 week of each event.
•    Communicate organizational goals and legacy to teens, parents, and partnering organizations.
•    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 targeted marketing and stellar programming.
•    Connect Vancouver teens to the broader BBYO movement throughout Canada and the International BBYO Community.
To learn more about BBYO visit http://bbyo.org

Key Areas of Responsibility - JCC Youth Outreach (20 hours a week):

•    Work collaboratively with day schools, synagogues and other community agencies.  Plan and schedule youth activities in collaboration with other community organizations.
•    Seek out and connect with youth throughout the community, with emphasis in finding unaffiliated teens.
•    Supervise the chill chat program for youth to youth peer mentors. Facilitate recruitment, training, and opportunities to connect outside the program.
•    Provide support and materials for Jewish clubs in public  or non-Jewish high schools.
•    Maintain and update JCC Teen website with the aim to draw more teen traffic to it, seeking teen input.  Keep up-to-date information for teen involvement in the community.
•    Provide youth with information and assist them to access educational, employment, social and recreational opportunities that will engage and empower them.  Serve as a reference for employment and scholarships when applicable.
•    Identify youth who are at risk or who are struggling with various issues, provide support and make appropriate referrals. Make effective referrals to other services offering supports such as housing, health services, emotional support, education, employment training, and basic supports.  Maintain positive relationships in the community while upholding confidentiality.
•    Engage youth in a trusting relationship that will provide them with empowerment tools. Engage youth as peer leaders and facilitators of information, identification and intervention.
•    Create reports with statistical information.
•    Support programming throughout the JCC that engages youth.


•    A Bachelor’s degree or higher with at least 5 years of experience working with youth.
•    Knowledgeable in Jewish culture.
•    Proven communication skills, both oral and written.
•    Strong computer skills.
•    Conflict resolution and advocacy skills.
•    Supervisory and counseling skills with youth.
•    Event Coordination or Party-Planning skills.
•    Strong organizational and record keeping skills.
•    Able to facilitate workshops and meetings.
•    Be able to take initiative and be self-directed within a busy work environment.
•    Work flexible hours & and provide own transportation.   

Administrative Duties:

•    Monthly and Quarterly reports submitted to supervisor.
•    Attend all meetings.
•    Gather statistical data.
•    Plan, schedule and promote youth, parents and community wide activities.

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: 
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 May 31st 2018

 Club J After School Care Staff Worker 

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
Immediately until end of June 2018 (reduced hours during spring break)
Occasional longer shifts for Pro-D Days available

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.