Employment Opportunities

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

Employment Opportunities

Adult Program Coordinator

Position Summary: The primary function of this position is to create and implement high quality and engaging programs that attract adult members of the Jewish community, and the community at large.

The Adult Program Coordinator is responsible for providing logistical and direct service support for adult services programs with an emphasis Jewish education, Israeli culture and content as part of JCC Program and Services, as well as incorporating Jewish and Israeli culture and content into various other programs and activities at the JCC.

The focus is on strengthening the Jewish and Israeli component of programming at the JCC through arts, music, educational and cultural events and programs while offering the local Israeli and Canadian Jewish communities the opportunity to deepen their ties to Israel—and to each other.

Hours: part-time 20 hours a week, 3 days a week

Key Areas of Responsibility:

• Initiate, promote and maintain Jewish and Israeli cultural activities at the JCC with strong Jewish and Israeli content

• Provide advice and guidance and consultation to the different JCC programs and services to strengthen the Jewish and Israeli content and to enhance Israel awareness throughout the Centre

• Strengthen JCC connection with Israel through establishing key relationships, facilitating exchanges, and promoting key Israeli holidays (e.g., Yom Ha’atzmaut, Yom Ha’zikaron)

• Liaise with Israeli-based organizations to develop key-partnerships with the JCC (e.g. JNF, CFHU, CIJA)

• Collaborate with other community organizations to develop cooperation on programs and events

• Interact with the Israeli community in Greater Vancouver and draw them to the JCC

• Network with other Jewish Community Centres in Canada and the U.S. to promote joint Israeli initiatives

• Provide administrative support for the Hebrew language program

• Be available for general queries from Israelis about the community and about Vancouver

• Produce all marketing materials in coordination with the JCC graphic artist

• Promote all JCC Adult programs through social media (ie: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.)

Qualifications:
• Experience in programming
• Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset
• Proven communication skills, both oral and written
• Strong computer skills

Position Start Date: September 1, 2015

Reports to: Program Director

Send resumes to: Deborah Tabenkin, Program Director
950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7
Email: debbie@jccgv.bc.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2015 - Only successful applicants will be notified


Inclusion Services Assistant Coordinator

Organization: The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a recreational 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 programs and services for youth, adults and their families.

Position Summary: Develop and implement programs that promote inclusion of individuals with diverse needs.

Hours: part-time 20 hours a week

Key Areas of Responsibility:
-Assist coordinator in administrative tasks as assigned
- Intake of new program participants
- Develop and implement a formal training program for trainees for our Catering Social Enterprise
- Develop and implement inclusion strategies for meaningful involvement of persons with diverse needs within the JCC
- Work with coordinator to develop individual profiles, training plans and goals for persons served
- Develop and facilitate the social programming and the outreach programming of the Inclusion Services Department
- Other duties: As assigned by the Coordinator

Qualifications:
· Education: Bachelor of Social Services or Special Education preferred or equivalent amount of work experience in the field
· At least 2 years’ experience in a community social services setting
· Experience in programming
· Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset
· Proven communication skills, both oral and written
· Strong computer skills

Other work requirements:
Current First Aid/ CPR
Criminal Record Check

Position Start date: August 15, 2015

Send resumes and Cover Letter to:
Anat Toledano, Inclusion Services Coordinator
Email: anat@jccgv.bc.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, July 17 at 5pm
Only successful applicants will be notified.


BC Catering Social Enterprise Catering and Training Manager

Organization: The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is a recreational 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 disabilities.

Position Summary: Implement training programs and ensure the efficient operation of the catering business

Hours: Part time 28 hours a week

Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Work closely together with Inclusion services staff to implement training plans and goals for each persons served
- Assist BC Catering staff in kitchen duties as required
- Schedule training
- Maintain accurate inventory of products required in the kitchen including food items, small wares etc.
- Liaise with BC Catering Chef to ensure proper staffing level as per catering order and smooth operation of the kitchen.
- Work closely with BC Catering Chef to create new menu items and meet with customers to determine their catering needs
-Other duties as assigned by Inclusion Services Coordinator

Qualifications:
· formal education in social services or culinary arts preferred
· Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset
· Proven communication skills, both oral and written
· Strong computer skills

Other work requirements:
Current First Aid/ CPR
Criminal Record Check
Valid Food Safe Certificate

Position Start date: August 15, 2015

Send resumes and Cover Letter to:
Anat Toledano, Inclusion Services Coordinator
Email: anat@jccgv.bc.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, July 17 at 5pm
Only successful applicants will be notified.


Fitness Assistant (part-time)

Ideal for: an experienced fitness leader looking to grow and gain experience operating the back-end of a fitness department.
OR an experienced administrative assistant looking to break into and gain experience in the fitness industry.

Overall Responsibility:
We are looking for a self- motivated, high-energy and social individual with social media, marketing and excellent people skills to join our Fitness and Wellness department. Our ideal candidate can provide administrative and operational assistance to the fitness department and provide excellent customer service and engage the members.
Note: Personal Training or ability to teach Group Fitness Classes -- is a strong asset and can increase the number of hours.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Administrative support for the fitness centre, personal training department, group fitness, active rehab and fitness leadership programs.
• Member engagement
• Fitness centre supervision may be required.

Key duties:
• Social media
• Marketing implementation
• Member engagement
• Assist with publishing fitness schedules
• Bulletin boards
• Event planning
• Poster & flyer distribution
• Weekly reports
• Create forms & docs

Qualifications:
• 2+ years experience working in an office environment
• 2+ experience in a marketing focused role customer service related industry
• Current First Aid and CPR

Experience & abilities:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (WORD, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint) and web based programs (MindBody is favourable)
• Ability to multitask and work independently
• Creative and critical thinking
• Basic social media skills
• Fitness leadership/registration is an asset (fitness, personal trainer etc.)
Expectations:
16-20 hours per week. Monday – Friday.
Position Start Date: As soon as possible.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to talitha@jccgv.bc.ca.
Subject line: fitness assistant
Thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Kinesiologist & Personal Trainer

Overall Responsibility:
To conduct health & fitness assessments, develop and deliver fitness programs to a wide variety of clientele.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Conduct fitness assessments: Fitness, health, posture, body composition, prepare and interpret reports.
• Personal Training: Develop and deliver personalized fitness programs: Based on assessments, best practices and current research.
• Fitness centre supervisory shifts may be available.

Qualifications:
• Degree or certificate in Human Kinetics, Kinesiology or related field, and/or advanced level certifications
• Certificate (CSEP) and advanced Skills conducting various fitness assessments: Body composition, performance, health, fitness & posture.
• 3+ yrs Personal Training
• BCRPA Personal Training Registration (or equivalent)
• Current First Aid and CPR

Experience & abilities:
• Group classes and small group training experience an asset
• Experience in a customer service related industry is an asset
• Ability to multitask and work independently
• Creative and critical thinking
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web based programs

Expectations:
Of at least 15 hours per week availability for assessments & personal training sessions.

Position Start Date: immediately.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to natalia@jccgv.bc.ca
Subject line: JCC Kinesiologist / Personal Trainer
Interviews begin early July for immediate start date. Thank you for your submission, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.