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Wednesday
Oct182017

YMAP Facilitator, Part-Time

Date: October 18, 2017

Position: YMAP Facilitator – Part Time position

Location: London

Nature and Scope:

The YMAP Facilitator will be responsible for ensuring service excellence in all newcomer youth programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating settlement focused youth programming for eligible newcomer youth; ensuring the YMCA of Western Ontario regulations, National YMCA standards, and YMCA Priority: SAM (Serving All Members) expectations are met.

Responsibilities:

· Facilitate training session, Plan and deliver field trips

· Assist in the preparation of reports.

· Participate and plan sports sessions

· Ensure property and equipment adheres to safety and clean standards

· Determines eligibility for program and transportation supports

· Maintain confidentiality in all matters

· Respond to first aid and emergency situations

· Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and dedication in preparing and executing programs

· Participate in regular planning meetings with other Newcomer Youth leaders and Program coordinator to determine program themes and complete lesson plans for daily activities and workshops

· Create an educational, enjoyable and supervised environment for youth by planning and implementing settlement focused and age appropriate programming

· Be responsive to diverse cultural heritage, values and individual experiences

· Foster self-esteem, problem solving and conflict resolution skills in youth

· Attend all YMCA professional development activities/events as applicable

· Demonstrate sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities

· Refers newcomers to appropriate internal and external programs and resources

Other Job Details:

· 25-30 hours per week

· Monday to Thursday 1:00pm – 6:00pm

· Fridays 12:00pm to 5:00pm

· Hours could Vary

· Occasional weekends

Qualifications & Experience:

· Experience working with youth an asset

· Facilitation experience

· Familiar with youth services in London

· Comfortable using public transportation

· CPR and First Aid

· Current Criminal Record Check and vulnerable sector

Competencies:

Leadership Relationship building and collaboration

Sense of Community Planning and organizing

Child and youth focused Diversity

Teamwork Flexibility

Posting Expiry Date: October 29th, 2017 to apply please forward a cover letter and resume to Marcela Nieto Arias. Email: mnieto@ymcawo.ca

The YMCA of Western Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

We thank all interested applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wednesday
Oct182017

Camp Director, YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth

Date: October 18 2017

Position: Camp Director, YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth

Nature and Scope:

YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) is a seasonal summer camp and outdoor centre located in Georgian Bay Islands National Park on Beausoleil Island just outside of Honey Harbour, Ontario. Since 1953, CQE has offered a variety of programs for children and youth ages 6-17, including traditional one and two week overnight camps, extended canoe out trips, leadership programs, and outdoor education programs for school groups. The programs offered have a strong emphasis on waterfront activities, canoe tripping, and environmental education. YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth operates during the spring and fall seasons as an Outdoor Centre, offering a variety of programs for schools and groups as well as a selection of training events and retreats for camp staff, adults and private groups. Annually, CQE hosts approximately
2000 participants throughout the outdoor education and summer camp programs.

The CQE Camp Director position is a full time position responsible for managing all aspects of the programs and facilities.

They are responsible for ensuring safe, high quality programs and providing support and training to the staff teams. During the winter season, their main responsibilities include planning and preparing for the next season, registration, and hiring the staff team.

Start Date: November/December 2017

Salary: $40,000-$50,000 per year, depending on experience

Responsibilities:

*Coordinate human resources, including recruitment, supervision, training, coaching and mentoring staff
*Ensure the delivery of high quality participant experiences that promote and reflect the YMCA core values and mission statement
*Responsible for development, implementation and management of operational and capital budgets
*Coordinate marketing and promotion strategies
*Develop alumni and donor relationships
*Coordinate facility operations and preventative maintenance schedules for all buildings and capital assets
*Onsite supervision of all operations during operating seasons
*Ongoing risk management and crisis response following YMCA procedures
*Oversee registration and financial assistance processes and meet or exceed enrolment targets
*Plan strategically for the continued growth and development of all CQE programs
*Maintain strong external relationships valuable to the ongoing success of camp

Other Job Details:

This is a full time position and the successful candidate is required to live on site at YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth from early May to early October in rustic accommodation. From October to early May, this position is based in London at our main Association office.

Qualifications & Experience:

*Previous experience managing and supervising staff in a camp or outdoor education environment (minimum 2 years)
*Experience working with children, youth, and adults in a camp or outdoor education environment
*Exceptional communication skills, relationship-building skills, and organizational skills
*Current clear Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening as per current YMCA human resource policy
*Valid CPR C and Standard First Aid
*G Class Drivers License
*Pleasure Craft Operator Card
*Wilderness Advanced First Aid (preferred)
*NLS (preferred)

Competencies:

 Values
 Philanthropy
 Inclusion
 Relationships
 Influence
 Developing Others
 Innovation
 Self Development
 Change Capacity
 Emotional Maturity
 Community
 Stewardship of Brand Culture
 Quality Results
 Project Management
 Finance
 Decision Making
 Communication

Closing Date of Posting: November 6, 2017

Application Instructions: To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to:
Nancy Knyf
General Manager of Overnight Camping
nknyf@ymcawo.ca

The YMCA of Western Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Tuesday
Oct172017

Head Lifeguard/Instructor 

Date: October 15th 2017

Position: Head Lifeguard/Instructor

Aquatics-Full time (Centre Branch Y)

Nature and Scope: The Aquatic Team is responsible for the provision of a safe, friendly aquatic environment that meets the Serving All Members (SAM) standard.

Responsibilities:

· To instruct and ensure the continuity of swim lessons, progress reports, attendance and safety during lesson times

· To arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your shift to prepare for lessons (progress cards, lesson plans, equipment, staff resource sharing etc.)

· To instruct a variety of aquatic programming including Splashers/Bubblers (Parent & Tot) classes, Aqua-fit (YMCA will certify interested candidates in Aqua-fit programming adhering to a Personal Development Contract)

· Working professionally with Members, Volunteers and the Aquatic Team

· Solving participant/member concerns in a customer focused manner

· Proactively developing relationships with members, staff and volunteers

· Adhering to all Aquatic policies and procedures as outlined in manual

· Commitment to serving all members

· Demonstrating a commitment to YMCA Mission, Vision and Values

· Assuming other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

· Hold Current Certifications in National Lifeguard Service, YMCA Swim Instructors, or Red Cross Swim Instructors or Lifesaving Swim Instructors, Aqua-Fit (asset), Standard First Aid with CPR-C

· Experience teaching Aqua-Fit programming or willingness to train

· Satisfactory Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector Search

Other Relevant Skills Required:

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Reliable team player

· Good written and verbal communication skills

Competencies:

· Teamwork

· Initiative

· Interpersonal Skills

Other Position Details:

Start Date: November 2017

Shift Requirements: Must have open availability and willing to work early mornings

Weekend availability an asset

Hours of work: 40 hours per hours per week 5:15am to 2pm weekdays

Benefits Full time benefits as per our HR policy handbook (medical, dental, eye care, physiotherapy coverage, matched retirement investment options)

Please send cover letter and resume by October 29, 2017 to Cori Charlton at: ccharlton@ymcawo.ca, Aquatics Manager, YMCA of Western Ontario.

The YMCA of Western Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for allstakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants,
suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

We thank all interested applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Friday
Oct132017

YMAP Facilitator, Part-Time

Date: October 13, 2017

Position: YMAP Facilitator – Part Time position

Location: Windsor Essex Branch

Nature and Scope:

The Newcomer Youth Leader will be responsible for ensuring service excellence in all newcomer youth programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating settlement focused youth programming for eligible newcomer youth; ensuring the YMCA of Western Ontario regulations, National YMCA standards, and YMCA Priority: SAM (Serving All Members) expectations are met.

Responsibilities:

· Facilitate training session, Plan and deliver field trips

· Assist in the preparation of reports.

· Ensure property and equipment adheres to safety and clean standards

· Determines eligibility for program and transportation supports

· Maintain confidentiality in all matters

· Respond to first aid and emergency situations

· Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and dedication in preparing and executing programs

· Participate in regular planning meetings with other Newcomer Youth leaders and Program coordinator to determine program themes and complete lesson plans for daily activities and workshops

· Create an educational, enjoyable and supervised environment for youth by planning and implementing settlement focused and age appropriate programming

· Be responsive to diverse cultural heritage, values and individual experiences

· Foster self-esteem, problem solving and conflict resolution skills in youth

· Attend all YMCA professional development activities/events as applicable

· Demonstrate sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities

· Refers newcomers to appropriate internal and external programs and resources

Other Job Details:

· 30-32 hours per week

· Monday to Wednesday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

· Thursday 10:00am to 6:00pm

· Fridays 9:00am to 5:00pm

· Hours could vary

· Occasional weekends

Qualifications & Experience:

· Experience working with youth an asset

· Facilitation experience

· Familiar with youth services in Windsor

· Comfortable using public transportation

· CPR and First Aid

· Current Criminal Record Check

Competencies:

Leadership Relationship building and collaboration

Sense of Community Planning and organizing

Child and youth focused Diversity

Teamwork Flexibility

Posting Expiry Date: October 29th, 2017 to apply please forward a cover letter and resume to: Marcela Nieto Arias, Email: mnieto@ymcawo.ca

The YMCA of Western Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

We thank all interested applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thursday
Oct122017

Facilities Operator Part-Time

Date: October 11th 2017

Position: Facilities Operator, Part Time

Location: Centre Branch YMCA, 382 Waterloo Street, London

Nature and Scope: The Facility Operator reports to the Manager of Facilities and Housekeeping. The Facility Operator is responsible for the day to day maintenance and preventative maintenance of the physical building and all fixtures/equipment on the property. The facility operator will work independently to solve maintenance requests and perform safety and maintenance checks of equipment and property.

Responsibilities:

· Perform opening and closing building duties (unlock doors, pool checks, lights on , building checks)

· Complete minor plumbing repairs as needed

· Complete painting work as requested

· Complete pool operation tasks

· Cleaning duties

· Conducting building checks as trained

· Exterior grounds/parking lot maintenance

· Manual labour tasks (snow removal in external walk ways, room set ups and tear downs, work order completion, receiving deliveries

· Liaising with contractors and suppliers.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

· CPO certification must be achieved as it is mandatory for pool operations (YMCA to provide)

· Previous maintenance experience is an asset.

· Skyjack/ Fall Arrest training is also required in time, and will be used for changing out light bulbs, high dusting and any other tasks requiring a ladder or lift.

Other Relevant Skills Required:

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Reliable team player

· Excellent verbal communication skills

· Written communication an asset

Competencies:

· Working independently

· Problem Solver

· Takes Initiative

· Interpersonal Skills

Other Position Details:

Start Date: October 2017

Shift Requirements: Must have open availability and willing to work early mornings and weekends.

Evening availability an asset

Hours of work: 8 to 16 hours per hours per week

Please send cover letter and resume by October 21, 2017 to David Guenther at: dguenther@ymcawo.ca, Facility and Housekeeping Manager, YMCA of Western Ontario.

We thank all interested applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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