We at JA British Columbia are dedicated to building a community of passionate employees who feel a sense of belonging, are highly valued for their contributions and believe in our purpose to inspire, prepare and empower B.C. youth for lifelong success.

We offer a flexible work schedule with remote work options, a competitive compensation package, a positive work environment, and a highly supportive culture.

Are you are interested in joining our team? Check out our current openings below.

This is a full-time, work from home office position. Successful candidate will report to the Program Director and must be physically located in B.C.

Deadline to apply is 4pm on October 4, 2021 or until filled.

JABC is seeking a qualified professional to oversee the coordination and delivery of JA’s flagship entrepreneurship program for high school students – JA Company ProgramAs part of JABC’s strategic plan Bright Futures for All B.C.’s Youth, JABC is expanding its reach to ensure that all B.C. youth have access to JA programming.   

Working directly and virtually with a variety of stakeholders, the Program Manager coordinates JA Company Program and ensures the training and stewardship of volunteers. Success in this role will be based on: 

  • Number of JA Company Program deliveries achieved 
  • Number of volunteers trained and engaged 
  • Student and volunteer satisfaction and retention 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and host weekly meetings between large groups of students and mentors 
  • Establish and maintain regular and efficient communications with students, mentors, and teachers
  • Coordinate delivery of program to ensure quarterly and annual program delivery goals are met 
  • Train and coordinate volunteers to programs for delivery, and provide ongoing support 
  • Coordinate and distribute printed and digital program materials and resources for program deliveries, including maintaining required inventories 
  • Steward volunteers and educators, including regular and post-program follow up 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date constituent and program data records 
  • Promote JA awards and scholarships and support students in their applications 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • Post-secondary education and/or experience in business, education project management or a related field
  • Experience in program delivery, project or event management is preferred 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES 

  • Entrepreneurial minded, self-motivated, team-orientated, and highly organized  
  • Enjoys working directly and virtually with a variety of stakeholders including high school students, volunteer mentors, teachers, and community partners 
  • Skilled at coordinating engaging educational experiences   
  • Proficient in virtual meeting coordination using tools and platforms such as Mural, Slack, Zoom and Teams 
  • Understands business and has interest in providing high school youth with impactful entrepreneurship experiences 
  • Detailed and accustomed to project and deadline management  
  • Ability to multi-task and take responsibility for own performance by setting clear goals and expectations, tracking progress against goals, ensuring feedback, and addressing performance problems and issues promptly 
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support  
  • Aptitude to demonstrate concern for satisfying external and/or internal stakeholders 
  • Possess strong organizational, planning, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse people across an organization   
  • Service-minded attitude with an interest and willingness to help others 
  • Passion for youth education and development 

Interested candidates for Program Manager are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4pm on October 4, 2021, or until filled to HR@jabc.org. Subject line: Program Manager 

Important Note: As this is a work from home office position, the successful candidate must be physically located in B.C. and available during peak program delivery periods, including outside of traditional office hours. (For example. Monday & Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm and Tuesday-Thursday: 11:30am to 7:30pm) 

JA British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer. JABC will not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other grounds prohibited by the B.C. Human Rights Code.   

We thank all candidates for their interest in advance.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.   

An offer of employment with JA British Columbia is conditional upon the successful completion of a reference check along with a successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check (subject to applicable laws and regulations). 

 

This is a full-time, work from home office position. Successful candidate will report to the VP, Programs and must be physically located in B.C.

Deadline to apply is 4pm on October 4, 2021 or until filled.

The Program Director, Indigenous Communities is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual looking to improve the educational achievements and well-being of Indigenous youth in B.C. This qualified professional will work with educators and Indigenous community members to expand JA programs and reach more Indigenous learners across British Columbia. They will bring an existing network and skillset to support the coordinated delivery of programming by Indigenous facilitators and organizational partners who have a strong knowledge of, and relationship with, First Nations communities.

As part of JABC’s strategic plan Bright Futures for all B.C.’s Youth, JABC is committed to opening doors for Indigenous learners by providing access to community-based, culturally accessible educational programs focused on building financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills.

JABC’s program delivery model is flexible and provides opportunity for customization based on learner and community needs. This includes accommodations for a broader age range of student participants, different learning styles, outside-the-classroom deliveries, remote location deliveries, variety of volunteers, greater community engagement, as well as unique historical, cultural and economic contexts, and considerations. 

Success in this role will be based on: 

  • Increasing JA program deliveries annually to Indigenous learners
  • Engaging Indigenous leaders and educators to support expanded JA program reach
  • Supporting the development and pilot of programs, materials, and resources
  • Recruiting, onboarding, and supporting Indigenous program facilitators to deliver JA programs
  • Further developing relationships with organizational partners currently engaged in Indigenous communities
  • Engaging and supporting organizational partner facilitators to deliver JA programs
  • Planning and managing a budget that supports this portfolio of work
  • Supporting JABC in identifying, cultivating, and stewarding donors to allow for the continuation and increase of programming
  • Measuring and reporting both reach and impact
  • Reporting to JABC leadership and JABC Board advisory group

RESPONSIBILITIES

Relationship Development

  • Develops relationships on behalf of JABC with Indigenous communities across B.C., in particular education contacts and community leaders
  • Develops relationships on behalf of JABC with organizational partners, currently serving Indigenous communities, whose employees may be well positioned to deliver JA programs in these communities or support the development of relationships that enable JABC to secure program delivery opportunities
  • Develops relationships with Indigenous program facilitators, particularly businesspersons and entrepreneurs who can act as role models for youth in their communities and bring real-world business perspectives to program deliveries
  • Develops relationships on behalf of JABC with others including provincial government contacts, Indigenous organizations and those with Education portfolios.

Program Knowledge and Delivery

  • Develops a deep understanding and awareness of JA programs and delivery methods
  • Creates and secures JA program delivery opportunities
  • Supports the coordination and delivery of JA programs

Facilitator Recruitment and Stewardship

Recruits and supports the onboarding, training, and ongoing stewardship of program facilitators to deliver programs. These facilitators would come from two groups:

  1. Paid Indigenous facilitators, with capacity of cultural safety and humility with Indigenous communities
  2. Employees of partner organizations who have relationships with Indigenous communities and may deliver programs in partnership with Indigenous Facilitators, as part of their work

Reporting and Evaluation

  • Records engagements and maintains stakeholder/constituent records
  • Records program enrollments and deliveries
  • Supports the development of assessments to measure program impact and to improve future programming
  • May assist with other duties assigned 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • Bachelor of Education degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum five years of demonstrated or related work experience within the education system, an Indigenous community or organization
  • Knowledge of Indigenous issues, education, history and cultural practices, with a sensitivity to cross-cultural issues and awareness

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES 

  • Excellent communication skills- written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse people across an organization
  • Service minded attitude with an interest and willingness to help others
  • Passion for youth education and development

Interested candidates for Program Director, Indigenous Communities are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4pm on October 4, 2021 to HR@jabc.org. Subject line: Program Director, Indigenous Communities

JA British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer. JABC will not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other grounds prohibited by the B.C. Human Rights Code.  

We thank all candidates for their interest in advance.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.  

An offer of employment with JA British Columbia is conditional upon the successful completion of a reference check along with a successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check (subject to applicable laws and regulations). 

 

This is a full-time, work from home or the JABC office (downtown Vancouver) position. Successful candidate will report to the Manager, Development and must be physically located in B.C.

Deadline to apply is 4pm on October 4, 2021 or until filled.

The Development Officer, Digital Giving is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and self-motivated individual who is organized, detailed-oriented and enjoys building new fundraising ideas, collaborating, multi-tasking and problem solving in the ever-changing world of digital fundraising. This position will play an important role to support and grow JABC’s Annual Giving Program and strengthen its presence in the digital fundraising space.

At JABC, we prioritize employee wellness and provide exciting growth opportunities, in addition to offering an excellent benefits package, a flexible remote work policy and a competitive salary.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create content for JABC’s fundraising platforms as it pertains to fund development, stewardship and donor acquisition
  • Support content creation related to fundraising for JABC’s website and social media channels
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement innovative fundraising appeals, e-newsletters and digital stewardship, in collaboration with the Communications and Program teams
  • Develop and execute JABC’s digital fundraising strategy with a focus on donor acquisition and retention
  • Identify, research and build new digital funding streams
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of stewardship plans for online donors
  • Manage timelines for each digital appeal to ensure timely execution
  • Analyze data for reporting, identifying new growth potential and data trends

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree in Marketing / Communications / Fundraising / Digital Sales or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years experience in annual fundraising with expertise in digital and peer to peer fundraising

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrated experience in creating strong digital content specifically for appeals and peer campaigns
  • Strong knowledge of current and developing online fundraising strategies, social media, mobile and new technologies
  • Experience using Canva, WordPress and Constant Contact are assets
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications and experience using Raiser’s Edge / Salesforce or similar
  • Experience in graphic design is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Passion for youth education

Interested candidates for Development Officer, Digital Giving are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4pm on October 4, 2021 to HR@jabc.org. Subject line: Development Officer, Digital Giving and your name. This position will remain open until filled. Those applications received by September 15 will be considered first.

JA British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer. JABC will not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other grounds prohibited by the B.C. Human Rights Code.

We thank all candidates for their interest in advance.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

An offer of employment with JA British Columbia is conditional upon the successful completion of a reference check along with a successful criminal record and vulnerable sector check (subject to applicable laws and regulations).

 

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

We acknowledge that our work spans many Territories and that our head office is located on the shared traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.