Employment Opportunities

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Event Director

Department: Events

Reports to: Executive Director

Overall Responsibility:

Spearhead and manage the major annual fundraising event for the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
-    Direct, manage and support the event in all aspects including, but not limited to: Sponsorship, table/ticket sales, budget, P, marketing and production
-    Coordinate and participate in all activities, meetings, preparatory sessions related to the event
-    Secure event guest speaker and honoree
-    Prepare event marketing plan
-    Manage event budget
-    Prepare and distribute event-related promotional materials
-    Liaise closely with event committee and donors
-    Oversee production of event in conjunction with hired vendors, including the production company and venue
-    Work with event vendors to ensure budgets are met wand products are delivered on time
-    Provide stewardship to corporate sponsors
-    Source new contacts for sponsors and/or donations in kind, and foster existing relationships
-    Execute sponsorship and donor tax receipt preparation and appropriate letters of acknowledgement
-    Work closely with Auction Coordinator and Development Manager to ensure all tasks and timelines are met promptly

Qualifications:
-    The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of major event and fundraising experience
-    Outstanding interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
-    Ability to work closely with committee members and donors appropriately and professionally
-    Excellent attention to detail
-    Strong computer skills

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Send resume with cover letter to:  Eldad Goldfarb, JCC Executive Director, 950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Z 2N7. E-mail: eldad@jccgv.bc.ca


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 inclusive and targeted 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.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Programming:
-    Facilitate social activities and outings to facilitate full participation in Jewish and local traditions
- Facilitate social programming and outreach programming of the Inclusion Services Department

Administration:
-Assist coordinator in administrative tasks
-    Intake of new program participants
- Work with coordinator to develop individual profiles, training plans and goals for persons served

JCC Support:
-    Provide organizational support to member inclusion
-    Support individuals throughout the JCC to provide inclusive programming for all
-    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 Developmental Disabilities Association, Axis, Jewish Family Services, and Yaffa Housing

Resources:
-    Link program members to communities and programs of interest
-    Laisse with organizations supporting clients outside of Jewish Community Centre

Qualifications:
·    Education: Bachelor of Social Work or Special Education preferred, or equivalent work experience in the field
·    At least 2 years of experience in a community social service setting
·    Experience in program development and delivery
·    Knowledge of BC Housing, Income Assistance, and Disability funding
·    Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset
·    Proven oral and written communication skills
·    Strong computer skills

Other work requirements:
Current First Aid/ CPR
Criminal Record Check – Vulnerable sectors check

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
E-mail: leamore@jccgv.bc.ca   Deadline June 31st.


Inclusion Services Catering 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 diverse needs.

Position Summary: Implement training programs and ensure the efficient operation of the catering business
 
Hours: Part time.
 
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Work closely 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:
•    Education in social service, special education or culinary arts preferred, equivalent
work experience in the field considered.
•    Experience in a community social services setting in employment or volunteer capacity.
•    Knowledge of Jewish culture and customs an asset
•    Proven oral and written communication skills
•    Strong computer skills

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
E-mail: leamore@jccgv.bc.ca
 


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

Qualifications:
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 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.

Duties:

  • 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.

Pay Rate: $12-$14/hr plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay.

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.

Qualifications:

•    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