Job Opportunities


JCCC JOB POSTING – PERMANENT PART-TIME – AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY
Saturdays 3PM – 11PM

The JCCC is looking for a motivated individual to join our Maintenance team and to cover the evening shift (3PM to 11PM) on Saturdays.

    Duties include:
  1. Set up rooms with furniture for regular or/and special events
  2. Check premise to uphold cleaning standards
  3. Maintain supplies for all areas of the facility
  4. Work closely with JCCC volunteers and staff as required

Ability to work effectively with the public and co-workers; reliablity and good organizational and problem solving skills are qualities that will make you a great fit for this position. English communication skills are required, and any knowledge of the Japanese language would be a plus.

To apply, please send your resume to Constantin Dutescu, Operations Manager, at constantind@jccc.on.ca.

JCCC – Summer Job Posting – Operations Assistant

In partnership with Canada Summer Jobs, the JCCC is happy to be offering a full time summer job position in our maintenance department.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can assist with event preparations and room set up. S/he will also assist with some custodial services specific to the JCCC building. The operations assistant must also possess the ability to work effectively with the public and with co-workers, and be a reliable and committed team member with good organizational and problem solving skills. Competency in verbal and written English is a must, and any knowledge of Japanese would be an advantage.

This position is a paid position, and will be for 30hrs/week for 8 weeks between the period of May 28 to August 31, 2018. Applicant must be flexible with his/her schedule, and be prepared to work some weekends and evenings as required.

    To be eligible, applicant must:
  1. be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  2. have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.
  3. be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.
  4. have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Operations Manager, Constantin Dutescu, at constantind@jccc.on.ca.

Heritage Department: Summer Internships

In partnership with Young Canada Works and Canada Summer Jobs, the Heritage Department of the JCCC is offering two (2) summer internships.

Full posting/job details are available online via the Young Canada Works portal at: young-canada-works.canada.ca. Below is a condensed version. As well, due to funding sources, the following criteria must be met – an eligible candidate for either position must be:

  • a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • willing to commit to the full duration of the contract;
  • not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the contract;
  • a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the contract; and
  • intending to return to full-time studies in the semester following the contract.
  • Digital Archives Assistant

    The Digital Archives Assistant will assist with the JCCC’s extensive collections management project, assisting with the reorganization, accessioning, and digitization of records from the Sedai Project, and the research and preparation for an upcoming exhibit, set for installation in the late fall of 2018. The successful candidate will be asked to review our current inventory of digital images. Following the review, the student will assist in creating and implementing a digital archives management plan to ensure that all digital images are stored in a consistent, safe and sustainable manner.

    Candidate Profile: This position is suitable for students pursuing post-secondary education in the fields of archival studies and records management, Canadian history, museum and curatorial studies, and library and information technology studies. Studies in anthropology and sociology are also applicable.

      Required skills of the successful candidate:
    1. Strong familiarity and ability to use Office software, specifically Word and Excel; demonstrable experience with database software a definite asset (e.g. Filemaker)
    2. Familiarity with scanning equipment and Adobe software (e.g. Photoshop)
    3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with complete fluency in English – the successful candidate will be working closely and collaboratively with volunteers and staff
    4. Excellent attention to detail, with strong organizational skills

    Knowledge of Canadian History and Japanese Canadian History is an asset. Familiarity with the Rules of Archival Description, preservation, and conservation is also an asset.

    Cover letters and accompanying resumes are requested via email with a subject line of “JCCC Digital Archives Assistant”, to Elizabeth Fujita-Kwan, Manager of Heritage and the Sedai Project, at elizabeth.fujita@jccc.on.ca. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (local time) on Thursday May 10th, 2018.

    Collections Assistant

    The Collections Assistant will focus on three main responsibilities: 1) the photographing, cataloguing, and data entry of artefacts, photographs, and items in the JCCC Original Collection, beginning with the postwar period through the early history of the JCCC; 2) the data entry of newly accessioned and acquired artefacts to the JCCC collection; and 3) assist the Archive and Collections Manager with the preparation and setup of an upcoming exhibit in the Moriyama Nikkei Heritage Centre – including identification and inclusion of JCCC collection material to complement the exhibit.

    Candidate Profile:
    This position is suitable for students pursuing post-secondary education in the fields of museum and curatorial studies, archival studies, Canadian history, and library and information technology studies. Studies in anthropology and sociology are also applicable.

      Required skills of the successful candidate:
    1. Strong familiarity and ability to use Office software, specifically Word and Excel; demonstrable experience with database software a definite asset (e.g. Filemaker)
    2. Familiarity with Adobe software (e.g. Photoshop) and basic operation of a digital SLR camera
    3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English – successful candidates will be working closely and collaboratively with volunteers and staff
    4. Strong attention to detail, with strong organizational skills

    Knowledge of Canadian History and Japanese Canadian History is an asset. Familiarity with the Rules of Archival Description, preservation, and conservation is also an asset. Experience with exhibition mounting (gallery and/or museum) is also an asset. Cover letters and accompanying resumes are requested via email with a subject line of “JCCC Collections Assistant”, to Elizabeth Fujita-Kwan, Manager of Heritage and the Sedai Project, at elizabeth.fujita@jccc.on.ca. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (local time) on Thursday May 10th, 2018.