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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 mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

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

Check out our current openings below.

Deadline to apply is 4 pm on November 30, 2022, or until filled. Candidate must be located in the Vancouver Lower Mainland area.

Are you interested in sharing your talents with an organization that helps youth throughout B.C. achieve their potential?  Do you want to work with a team that is focused on ambitious growth? Are you passionate about education and entrepreneurship? If so, we would like to meet you!

JA British Columbia (JABC) is a not-for-profit impact organization that delivers hands-on, immersive education in work readiness, financial health, and entrepreneurship.

The Program Manager coordinates high exposure and impact programming while managing relationships with a variety of supporters and stakeholders including educators, students, and volunteers. This individual will join the JABC Program Team, which includes the Vice President of Programs, Program Directors, Program Managers and Coordinators.

Primary Responsibilities

Reporting to the Program Director, the primary responsibilities are to:

  • Coordinate the delivery and promotion of a variety of programs offered on the JABC program menu throughout the province
  • Manage aspects related to volunteer coordination including engagement, recruitment, training, placement, stewardship and recognition
  • Manage aspects related to educator engagement including building relations, promoting awareness, and developing and coordinating program opportunities
  • Attend classrooms in person or virtually to assist with facilitation as needed
  • Attend educator conferences in person or virtually to promote programs
  • Coordinate the ordering of program kits, workbooks and other resources
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records
  • Distribute student surveys and collect feedback from teachers and volunteers
  • Contribute to the development and collection of stories related to program deliveries and their impact
  • Participate in meetings
  • Other duties as required

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Passion for business education and skill development for youth
  • In-bound sales and business development experience
  • Well-developed understanding of business planning and operations
  • Experience coordinating programs/events
  • Experience recruiting, training, supporting, and retaining volunteers
  • Result-oriented approach with the ability to effectively organize logistics, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Experience running meetings/events on virtual platforms such as Zoom and Teams
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to conceptualize, evaluate, and problem-solve
  • Ability to work independently

Nice to Have

  • Teaching/facilitating experience with school-age students
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems and digital platforms
  • Experience working with Salesforce

Important Note

  • This is a permanent, full-time, work-from-home first position. Due to the nature of the role and ability to be physically present at programs and events, the successful candidate must live in the Lower Mainland, have a valid B.C. Driver’s License and have access to a vehicle.

Benefits of working with JABC

  • Flexible / remote first work schedule
  • Extended benefits and RRSP contributions
  • Three weeks vacation to start
  • Positive work environment and supportive colleagues

Interested candidates for the Program Manager position are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4 pm on Wednesday November 30, 2022, or until filled to HR@jabc.org with the subject line: Program Manager.

Deadline to apply is 4 pm on November 30, 2022, or until filled. Candidate must be located in Northern British Columbia and be within easy driving distance to a main airport.

Are you interested in sharing your talents with an organization that helps youth throughout B.C. achieve their potential?  Do you want to work with a team that is focused on ambitious growth? Are you passionate about education and entrepreneurship? If so, we would like to meet you!

JA British Columbia (JABC) is a not-for-profit impact organization that delivers hands-on, immersive education in work readiness, financial health, and entrepreneurship.

The Program Manager, Indigenous Communities coordinates high exposure and impact programming while managing relationships with a variety of supporters and stakeholders including educators, students, and volunteers. This individual will join the JABC Program Team, which includes the Vice President of Programs, Program Directors, Program Managers and Coordinators.

Primary Responsibilities

Reporting to the Program Director, the primary responsibilities are to:

  • Facilitate JA Programs in person at Indigenous schools and communities for people aged 5 to 29
  • Manage aspects related to volunteer coordination including engagement, recruitment, training, placement, stewardship and recognition
  • Manage aspects related to educator engagement including building relations, promoting awareness, and developing and coordinating program opportunities
  • Attend educator conferences in person or virtually to promote programs
  • Coordinate the ordering of program kits, workbooks and other resources
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records
  • Distribute student surveys and collect feedback from teachers and volunteers
  • Contribute to the development and collection of stories related to program deliveries and their impact
  • Participate in meetings
  • Other duties as required

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Passion for business education and skill development for Indigenous youth
  • Ability to liaise with schools and Indigenous community groups
  • Ability to interact with diverse people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences
  • Result-oriented approach with the ability to effectively organize logistics, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Sound computer skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to conceptualize, evaluate, and problem-solve
  • Must be able to stand six hours at a time teaching
  • Show diplomacy, good judgment and have the ability to manage confidential information
  • Willing to travel across B.C. to schools and communities

Nice to Have

  • Teaching/facilitating experience with school-age students
  • Indigenous ancestry, or extensive knowledge of Indigenous Ancestry and sensitivity
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems and digital platforms

Important Note

  • This is a permanent, full-time, work-from-home first position. Due to the nature of the role, the candidate must be located in Northern British Columbia and be within easy driving distance to a main airport.

Benefits of working with JABC

  • Flexible / remote first work schedule
  • Extended benefits and RRSP contributions
  • Three weeks vacation to start
  • Positive work environment and supportive colleagues

Interested candidates for the Program Manager, Indigenous Communities position are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4 pm on Wednesday November 30, 2022, or until filled to HR@jabc.org with the subject line: Program Manager, Indigenous Communities.

Deadline to apply is 4 pm on October 15, 2022, or until filled.

Are you interested in sharing your talents with a non-profit that helps youth throughout B.C. to achieve their potential?  Do you want to work with a team that is focused on ambitious growth? Come join a team of passionate, collaborative fundraisers with a long-term aim to ensure all B.C. youth have access to life-changing JA programs. 

The Development Officer, Major Gifts position is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who is self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, entrepreneurially minded and enjoys multi-tasking, problem solving and collaboration. The Development Officer, Major Gifts plays an important role in helping our team build out our Individual giving pipeline through prospecting, major gift fundraising and collaborating with the Annual Giving Development Officer to move donors from annual giving to major giving and beyond. 

Primary Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Vice President Development, the primary responsibilities are to: 

  • Participate in comprehensive plans for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors 
  • Develop engaging prospect solicitation strategies and proposals 
  • Ensure there is appropriate donor recognition, acknowledgment and stewardship activities for their donors 
  • Support the Director, Individual Giving and Director, Corporate Giving in their fundraising initiatives 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Passion for business education, entrepreneurship and skill development for youth  
  • College or university education and a minimum of three years experience in a fundraising or business development role  
  • Demonstrated computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) and CRM database (Raisers Edge/Salesforce) 
  • Self-directed, results-oriented, and entrepreneurial minded, including experience in tracking progress against goals on an ongoing basis, with minimal supervision  
  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills 
  • Tact and diplomacy, good judgement, and the ability to manage confidential information  
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse people across an organization to achieve goals, and the ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders inside and outside the organization  
  • Excellent ability to conceptualize, evaluate, and problem-solve  
  • Some flexibility to travel and to attend evening events 

Nice to Have 

  • Experience working with Salesforce  
  • Alum or previous volunteer with JA programs 

Important Note 

  • This is a permanent, full-time, work-from-home first position. Due to the nature of the role and ability to be physically present at programs and events, the successful candidate must be physically located in Metro Vancouver and be able to go to the JABC head office in downtown Vancouver as required. 

Benefits of working with JABC 

  • Flexible / work-from-home first work schedule with approximately 1-2 days in the office 
  • Extended benefits and dental plan
  • RRSP contributions 
  • Three weeks vacation to start 
  • Positive work environment and supportive colleagues 

Interested candidates for the Development Officer, Major Gifts position are invited to submit a concise resume with a cover letter that highlights alignment to the position qualifications by 4 pm on October 15, 2022, or until filled to HR@jabc.org subject line: Development Officer, Major Gifts

If you are interested in joining us 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.

Please note:

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 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).

JA British Columbia believes equity, diversity and inclusion is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals representative of the population we serve. We value that uniqueness and we are strengthened by diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences.

We are an equal opportunity employer. JABC will not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, creed (religion), gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, 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 is located on the shared traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.