Employment Opportunities

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Director of Early Childhood Education 

Job Description: The Director of Early Childhood Education is responsible for oversight, through supervision and direct service, of all licensed JCCGV Early Childhood Education programs. Thirty educators work with two hundred and fifteen children, ages 18 months through 12 years in the daycares, preschools and Club J after school care programs, inspired by the research from the preschools in Reggio Emilia, Italy and guided by the British Columbia Early Learning Framework and Sheva, the Jewish Early Learning Framework from the Jewish Community Centre Association of North America. The Director of Early Childhood Education works with an articulated vision to co-construct fiscally sound, quality programs with input from teachers, families, community, government and JCCGV management.

Qualifications:   
•    Five or more years of experience in Early Childhood Education including administration, supervisory experience, and overseeing large programs                                                                                                                         
•    Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or related field
•    Strong interest and appreciation in Judaic culture and tradition including Jewish holidays, customs, life cycle events, and values, with the ability to create curriculum and special programs
•    Positive experiences and excellence in customer service including establishing sincere, welcoming, and meaningful engagement with parents, teachers, and children
•    An ability to work effectively as part of the leadership team of the JCC
•    Proven ability to lead professional development efforts and support educators within a teaching and learning environment that promotes lifelong learning
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
•    Ability to multitask the pedagogical, relational, and administrative responsibilities of program direction and coordination as well as a proven track record in resolving complex situations
•    Fluency in computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•    Experience managing a large and multi-faceted budget

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Direct supervision of all licensed preschools, daycares and after school care programs
•    Ensure compliance with British Columbia Child Care Licensing regulations and alignment with the Community Care and Assisted Living Act requirements
•    Manage the Child Care Operating Funding Program, any other government subsidy programs, private endowment funds, grants and donations
•    Responsible for program budget, planning and decisions regarding finances and fundraising
•    Responsible for inquiries, tours, registration and wait list management
•    Recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orientation, supervision, on-going training, evaluation and termination (if necessary) of all ECE staff
•    Oversee on-going Judaic curriculum
•    Preparation of Parent Handbook, School Calendars, details for the quarterly JCCGV Brochure, and other related material
•    Work with community resources assessing children’s development and referring resources to parents and staff as necessary
•    Collaborate with other Jewish agencies in the community and with JCCA Sheva cohort.
•    Work hours may include nights and weekends as needed
•    Work in close collaboration with direct supervisor, the Associate Program Director
•    Develop, implement and carry out the necessary arrangements for the JCCGV Annual Chanukah and Purim Sunday Celebrations
•    Oversee publicity, public relations and marketing plans in conjunction with the graphic and web design coordinator for all activities, services and programs under your supervision
•    Communicate with Building Manager and Maintenance Supervisor regarding cleanliness and repairs in the ECE Dept., both inside and outside

Salary: The JCC offers a competitive salary based on education, experience and a potential for growth.

Benefits: A generous single or family benefits package includes medical, extended medical, dental, vacation, sick days, pension and of course JCC membership with use of the pool, fitness centre and program discounts.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

Start Date: June 4, 2018

Please forward a cover letter and resume to nancy@jccgv.bc.ca
Although we appreciate all applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted.



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.


Personal Trainer

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 natalia@jccgv.bc.ca
Subject line: Personal Trainer
Thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Fitness Centre Attendant

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

Pay rate from $12 to $14 (depending on certifications and experience)

Requirements:

  • High level customer service
  • Fitness centre supervision
  • Provide fitness orientations to new/returning members
  • Dealing with member issues/concerns
  • Maintaining a safe, clean weight room 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.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply to natalia@jccgv.bc.ca. Please state availability and indicate “JCC Fitness Centre Attendant Position” in subject line.
Feel free to follow up with a phone call to: 604-638-7274.