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At JA British Columbia, we are dedicated to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome and encourage individuals from Indigenous backgrounds, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply. We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion are vital for creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, strengthening our organization with diverse perspectives and experiences.

Check out our current openings below.

Deadline to apply is 4 pm on July 24, 2024, or until filled.

Please note that only applicants who reside and are based in British Columbia will be considered.

Join us in making a difference! JA British Columbia is seeking a dynamic Program Manager to support our vision to equip young people with the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. If you’re passionate about youth education and making a positive impact, we want to hear from you!

As part of our Program team, you’ll play a pivotal role in coordinating the delivery of programs, both in-person and virtually, across schools and communities in British Columbia. The responsibilities for this role encompass overseeing educator and participant enrolment, cultivating volunteer involvement, facilitating program lessons in virtual, traditional and non-traditional educational settings, fostering alumni connections, and promoting and providing support for scholarship and award applicants.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Program Team Enablement, the primary responsibilities include to:

  • Coordinate the delivery of programs across the province
  • Coordinate aspects related to volunteers including engagement, recruitment, training, placement, stewardship, and recognition
  • Coordinate aspects related to educator engagement including developing relations, promoting awareness, and developing and coordinating program opportunities
  • Attend programs in person or virtually to lead and/or assist with the facilitation of program lessons
  • Coordinate the preparation, supply and delivery of program materials and resources
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data
  • Collect participant feedback
  • Contribute to the development and collection of stories related to program deliveries and their impact
  • Participate in meetings
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a passion for business education and skill development for youth. They will also have organizational and project management skills, customer service proficiency, and technical competence.

Other qualifications of the ideal candidate include:

  • 1-3 years of experience, or equivalent, working within the education system or a comparable organizational setting
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching or facilitating programs, preferably in a classroom or community setting
  • Proven ability to coordinate and manage educational programs or special events effectively, including planning, scheduling, and logistics management
  • An innovative approach marked by proactive problem-solving and the ability to generate creative solutions
  • A youth-oriented mindset, including an awareness of their preferences, interests, and challenges is essential
  • A high level of digital literacy and be adept at utilizing digital resources to enhance productivity and achieve business objectives including a strong technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Salesforce, or similar CRM
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating educational experiences and meetings using virtual platforms such as Zoom and Teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential for effectively communicating with educators, participants, volunteers, and other interest-holders
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with educators, students, and community members, fostering a positive learning environment
  • Ability to anticipate and address challenges that may arise during program implementation, demonstrating strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Flexibility to adapt teaching methodologies and program delivery methods to meet the diverse needs of participants and interest holders
  • A genuine passion for education and youth development, with a commitment to empowering students and fostering their personal and professional growth

Benefits of working with JABC

  • Enjoy a flexible and remote-first work schedule
  • Access extended benefits and RRSP contributions after a defined period of service
  • Begin with three weeks of vacation time
  • Thrive in a positive work environment with supportive colleagues

Compensation

This is a full-time position, requiring 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The starting salary range for this role is $47,000 to $54,000 annually, subject to review and negotiable based on experience.

An offer of employment with JABC is conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks along with a successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check, as required by applicable laws and regulations.

We believe that the ideal candidate is someone who can contribute their unique talents and experiences, regardless of meeting every qualification listed. We encourage marginalized individuals to consider being part of our team. If this opportunity sparks your interest, we strongly encourage you to apply! Your passion and potential are what matter most to us.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4 pm on July 24, 2024 to HR@jabc.org with the subject line: Program Manager.

We thank all candidates for their interest in advance. However, due to the number of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline to apply is 4 pm on July 24, 2024, or until filled.

Please note that only applicants who reside and are based in British Columbia will be considered.

Join us in making a difference! JA British Columbia is seeking a dynamic Program Manager (Part-Time) for our Dollars with Sense program to support our vision to equip young people with the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. If you’re passionate about youth education and making a positive impact, we want to hear from you!

As part of our Program team, you’ll play a pivotal role in coordinating the delivery of programs, both in-person and virtually, across schools and communities in British Columbia. The responsibilities for this role encompass overseeing educator and participant enrolment, cultivating volunteer involvement, facilitating program lessons in virtual, traditional and non-traditional educational settings, fostering alumni connections, and promoting and providing support for scholarship and award applicants.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Program Team Enablement, the primary responsibilities include to:

  • Coordinate the delivery of programs across the province
  • Coordinate aspects related to volunteers including engagement, recruitment, training, placement, stewardship, and recognition
  • Coordinate aspects related to educator engagement including developing relations, promoting awareness, and developing and coordinating program opportunities
  • Attend programs in person or virtually to lead and/or assist with the facilitation of program lessons
  • Coordinate the preparation, supply and delivery of program materials and resources
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data
  • Collect participant feedback
  • Contribute to the development and collection of stories related to program deliveries and their impact
  • Participate in meetings
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a passion for business education and skill development for youth. They will also have organizational and project management skills, customer service proficiency, and technical competence.

Other qualifications of the ideal candidate include:

  • 1-3 years of experience, or equivalent, working within the education system or a comparable organizational setting
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching or facilitating programs, preferably in a classroom or community setting
  • Proven ability to coordinate and manage educational programs or special events effectively, including planning, scheduling, and logistics management
  • An innovative approach marked by proactive problem-solving and the ability to generate creative solutions
  • A youth-oriented mindset, including an awareness of their preferences, interests, and challenges is essential
  • A high level of digital literacy and be adept at utilizing digital resources to enhance productivity and achieve business objectives including a strong technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Salesforce, or similar CRM
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating educational experiences and meetings using virtual platforms such as Zoom and Teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential for effectively communicating with educators, participants, volunteers, and other interest-holders
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with educators, students, and community members, fostering a positive learning environment
  • Ability to anticipate and address challenges that may arise during program implementation, demonstrating strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Flexibility to adapt teaching methodologies and program delivery methods to meet the diverse needs of participants and interest holders
  • A genuine passion for education and youth development, with a commitment to empowering students and fostering their personal and professional growth

Benefits of working with JABC

  • Enjoy a flexible and remote-first work schedule
  • Thrive in a positive work environment with supportive colleagues

Compensation

This is a part-time remote position, requiring 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The starting salary range for this role is $25,000 to $29,000 annually, subject to review and negotiable based on experience.

An offer of employment with JABC is conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks along with a successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check, as required by applicable laws and regulations.

We believe that the ideal candidate is someone who can contribute their unique talents and experiences, regardless of meeting every qualification listed. We encourage marginalized individuals to consider being part of our team. If this opportunity sparks your interest, we strongly encourage you to apply! Your passion and potential are what matter most to us.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4 pm on July 24, 2024 to HR@jabc.org with the subject line: Program Manager (Part-Time).

We thank all candidates for their interest in advance. However, due to the number of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline to apply is 4 pm on August 16, 2024, or until filled.

Join us in making a difference! JA British Columbia is seeking a dynamic Officer, Donor Relations & Annual Giving in the Greater Vancouver area to support our vision to equip young people with the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. If you’re passionate about youth education and making a positive impact, we want to hear from you!

As part of our Resource Development team, you’ll play a pivotal role in driving annual giving and donor relations. Your efforts will directly contribute to our ambitious goal of serving over 100,000 B.C. youth annually.

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate for this position can manage relationships and work collaboratively with Development team members, Board members, community partners and donors. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Annual Giving portfolio.
  • Planning and executing Annual Giving appeals, including peer to peer campaigns, with a goal of raising over $200,000 annually.
  • Building and managing a portfolio of 40-50 donors and prospects at the Leadership level ($1,000-$5,000 range).
  • Planning and executing the annual recognition and stewardship plan for all JABC donors, including Individual, Corporate and Foundation donors.
  • Preparing personalized correspondence, reports, and updates. This includes ensuring that all materials are delivered promptly and professionally, in collaboration with the Prospect Managers for the different portfolios.
  • Preparing donor engagement plans and reports as required.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records in Salesforce, including preparing recognition materials for social media.
  • Working with the Events, Marketing and Communications team in preparing donor bulletins and quarterly reports for donors.
  • Performing other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • A college or university degree in business, marketing, communications, commerce, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of proven fundraising experience.
  • A genuine passion for advancing education and skill development for youth.
  • Proven experience in inbound sales and/or business development.
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing proposals, donor solicitations, letters of acknowledgement and donor reports.
  • A self-directed and results-oriented mindset, with a track record of effectively tracking progress against goals.
  • Strong technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Salesforce or similar CRM.
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating meetings and events using virtual platforms such as Zoom and Teams.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior ability to conceptualize, evaluate, and solve problems.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Demonstrated capacity to collaborate effectively with diverse individuals within an organization.
  • A service-minded attitude with a genuine interest in helping others.
  • Must reside in the Greater Vancouver area due to the collaborative nature of the work.

Benefits of working with JABC

  • Enjoy a flexible and remote-first work schedule.
  • Access extended benefits and RRSP contributions after a defined period of service.
  • Begin with three weeks of vacation time.
  • Thrive in a positive work environment with supportive colleagues.

Compensation

This is a full-time position, requiring 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The starting salary range for this role is $60,000 to $70,000 per annum. Employment offers are determined by knowledge, experience, and internal equity.

This position requires continued exercise of good judgment, tact, and diplomacy, and an understanding of reputational risk linked to organizational integrity.

An offer of employment with JABC is conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks along with a successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check, as required by applicable laws and regulations.

We believe that the ideal candidate is someone who can contribute their unique talents and experiences, regardless of meeting every qualification listed. We encourage marginalized individuals to consider being part of our team. If this opportunity sparks your interest, we strongly encourage you to apply! Your passion and potential are what matter most to us.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4 pm on August 16, 2024 to HR@jabc.org with the subject line: Manager, Donor Relations.

We thank all candidates for their interest in advance. However, due to the number of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you require any form of accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please contact us directly at HR@jabc.org so we can offer you individualized assistance and ensure equity in our recruitment and hiring process. 

If you are interested in joining us but don’t see a related position posted, please reach out!  Send your resume and cover letter, highlighting your experience and skills, to HR@jabc.org.

JA British Columbia believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion are vital for creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, strengthening our organization with diverse perspectives and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, color, creed (religion), gender identity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, age, or any other grounds prohibited by the B.C. Human Rights Code. 

We acknowledge that our work spans many territories and that our head office resides on the traditional and ancestral unceded shared territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations peoples