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The YMCA of Western Ontario values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our association. We thank all interested applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Monday
Dec112017

Day Camp Site Director - Fanshawe College Sports Camp

Date:   11 December 2017  

Position:  YMCA Day Camp Site Director – Fanshawe College Sports Camp

Location:  Fanshawe College

Start Date:  30 May 2018 (some casual work during February and March may be available to help recruit summer camp staff)

End Date:  27 August 2018

Wage:   $14.50 per hour

Hours:    Hours are based on up to a 35 hour work week

Nature and Scope

The YMCA operates Summer Day Camp programs during July and August. We are looking for a Site Director who will be responsible for providing leadership to the daily operations to our sport focused day camps that are operating out of Fanshawe College. The sport camps are offered for eight weeks of the summer with an emphasis on physical literary, fun and fair play. The successful candidate is ultimately responsible for camper safety and enjoyment, managing a staff team of up to 10 employees, providing leadership to program specialists (ie. soccer coach) solving problems and providing excellent customer service. They are committed to the goals and philosophies of the YMCA and bring with them a proven track record of progressive leadership in a summer camp or outdoor education setting.
 
Responsibilities

• Coordinate daily operations of day camp program
• Direct supervisor to staff team, including ongoing guidance, coaching, and performance management
• Direct program facilitation
• Communicating and problem solving with summer day camp families
• Supporting program marketing efforts
• Responsible for operating budget
• Ongoing risk management and crisis response following YMCA procedures
• Prepare reports and perform administrative duties
• Ensure quality standards are achieved
• Develop excellent working relationships with Fanshawe College staff

Qualifications & Experience:

• Current Standard First Aid and CPR B or C
• Summer camp (day or residential) experience
• Post-secondary studies in Recreation / Education an asset
• Well developed organization and time management skills
• Clear Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Persons Screening
• Excellent references from a Camp or Outdoor Education setting.

Competencies:

• A Child and Youth focus
• Business Orientation
• Leadership • Concern for Health and Safety
• Customer Service Orientation
• Teamwork • Flexibility
• Integrity
• Initiative

Why the Y:

• An opportunity to work in a charitable organization open to all regardless of background, belief or ability
• A  connection to  an international organization time honoured by many
• A chance to work with staff who, for the past several years, have documented a satisfaction rate of over 90% on the Staff Satisfaction Survey
• A place where people care about each other and their community; where the Y’s core values respect, caring, honesty and responsibility are practiced each and every day
• Hands-on training and transferable skills which will set you up for success now and in the future
• A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and résumé by:  5 January 2018

Ryan Johnson
Supervisor of Day Camps, Outdoor Education & Safety Village
rjohnson@ymcawo.ca

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

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.

Monday
Dec112017

Day Camp/Outdoor Education Site Director - Spencer Lodge

Date:   11 December 2017  

Position:  YMCA Day Camp/Outdoor Education Site Director – Spencer Lodge

Location:  Spencer Lodge

Start Date:  1 May 2018 (some casual work during February and March may be available to help recruit summer camp staff)

End Date:  31 August 2018

Wage:   $14.50 per hour

Hours:    Hours are based on up to a 35 hour work week

Nature and Scope

The YMCA operates Outdoor Education and Summer Day Camp programs from May through August at Spencer Lodge. We are looking for a Site Director who will be responsible for providing leadership to the daily operations. The successful candidate is ultimately responsible for camper safety and enjoyment, managing a staff team of up to 25 employees, solving problems and providing excellent customer service. They are committed to the goals and philosophies of the YMCA and bring with them a proven track record of progressive leadership in a summer camp or outdoor education setting.
 
Responsibilities

• Coordinate daily operations of day camp program
• Coordinate and schedule Outdoor Education user group bookings
• Direct supervisor to staff team, including ongoing guidance, coaching, and performance management
• Schedule staffing for Outdoor Education groups as demands necessitate
• Direct program facilitation
• Communicating and problem solving with summer day camp families
• Supporting program marketing efforts
• Responsible for operating budget
• Ongoing risk management and crisis response following YMCA procedures
• Prepare reports and perform administrative duties
• Ensure quality standards are achieved
• Some evening and weekend work may be required

Qualifications & Experience:

• Current Standard First Aid and CPR B or C
• Summer camp (day or residential) experience
• Post-secondary studies in Recreation / Education an asset
• Well developed organization and time management skills
• Clear Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Persons Screening
• Excellent references from a Camp or Outdoor Education setting.

Competencies:

• A Child and Youth focus
• Business Orientation
• Leadership • Concern for Health and Safety
• Customer Service Orientation
• Teamwork • Flexibility
• Integrity
• Initiative

Why the Y:

• An opportunity to work in a charitable organization open to all regardless of background, belief or ability
• A  connection to  an international organization time honoured by many
• A chance to work with staff who, for the past several years, have documented a satisfaction rate of over 90% on the Staff Satisfaction Survey
• A place where people care about each other and their community; where the Y’s core values respect, caring, honesty and responsibility are practiced each and every day
• Hands-on training and transferable skills which will set you up for success now and in the future
• A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and résumé by:  5 January 2018

Ryan Johnson
Supervisor of Day Camps, Outdoor Education & Safety Village
rjohnson@ymcawo.ca 

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

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.

Monday
Dec112017

Day Camp Site Director - Fanshawe Conservation Area

Date:   11 December 2017  

Position:  YMCA Day Camp Site Director – Fanshawe Conservation Area

Location:  Fanshawe Conservation Area

Start Date:  22 May 2018 (some casual work during February and March may be available to help recruit summer camp staff)

End Date:  31 August 2018

Wage:   $14.50 per hour

Hours:    Hours are based on up to a 35 hour work week

Nature and Scope

The YMCA operates a Summer Day Camp program during July and August at the Fanshawe Conservation Area. We are looking for a Site Director who will be responsible for providing leadership to the daily operations. The successful candidate is ultimately responsible for camper safety and enjoyment, managing a staff team of up to 25 employees, solving problems and providing excellent customer service. They are committed to the goals and philosophies of the YMCA and bring with them a proven track record of progressive leadership in a summer camp, recreation or outdoor education setting.
 
Responsibilities

• Coordinate daily operations of day camp program
• Direct supervisor to staff team, including ongoing guidance, coaching, and performance management
• Direct program facilitation
• Communicating and problem solving with summer day camp families
• Supporting program marketing efforts
• Responsible for operating budget
• Ongoing risk management and crisis response following YMCA procedures
• Provide leadership to Day camp staff and program
• Prepare reports and perform administrative duties
• Ensure quality standards are achieved

Qualifications & Experience:

• Current Standard First Aid and CPR B or C
• Summer camp (day or residential) experience
• Post-secondary studies in Recreation / Education an asset
• Well developed organization and time management skills
• Clear Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Persons Screening
• Excellent references from a Camp or Outdoor Education setting.

Competencies:

• A Child and Youth focus
• Business Orientation
• Leadership • Concern for Health and Safety
• Customer Service Orientation
• Teamwork • Flexibility
• Integrity
• Initiative

Why the Y:

• An opportunity to work in a charitable organization open to all regardless of background, belief or ability
• A  connection to  an international organization time honoured by many
• A chance to work with staff who, for the past several years, have documented a satisfaction rate of over 90% on the Staff Satisfaction Survey
• A place where people care about each other and their community; where the Y’s core values respect, caring, honesty and responsibility are practiced each and every day
• Hands-on training and transferable skills which will set you up for success now and in the future
• A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and résumé by:  5 January 2018

Ryan Johnson
Supervisor of Day Camps, Outdoor Education & Safety Village
rjohnson@ymcawo.ca

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

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.

Thursday
Dec072017

Early Childhood Educator - WIndsor

Date: December 6, 2017


Position(s): Early Childhood Educator 

Location(s): YMCA Child Care Centre-John McGivney –Windsor 

Start Date: January 2, 2018

Summary: Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECE) are responsible for providing quality early education from infancy to age twelve.  Educators will deliver a play based, living curriculum in a safe, comfortable homelike environment. 

Responsibilities

Educators will design inclusive learning activities that follow the YMCA Play to Learn Curriculum, ensuring that all areas of development are addressed on a daily basis.
Maintain accurate records regarding each child’s daily activities with daily/weekly journals and weekly documentations. 
Liaise with parents and community contacts in a professional manner at all times.
Demonstrate consistent practice of clean culture, ensuring Centre and classrooms are clean, organized and professional looking at all times. All areas of the classroom must be child ready at all times – all centers are available to children throughout the day.
Implement and practice on a daily basis, the YMCA of Western Ontario Program Statement. 
Utilize age appropriate child coaching and mentoring  techniques in all interactions with the children
Ensure all activities the ECE performs are in accordance with the program policies and procedures and regulations of the Child Care and Early Years Act (2014). 
Ensure own performance is in compliance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA of Western Ontario, including Health and Safety, Child Protection and Risk Management.
Follow the Public Health and Fire Regulations/Requirements.• Ability to evaluate program quality as required utilizing the Play in Action audit tool.
Educators will be required to lift 0 – 30 lbs., special needs educators will be required to lift 0-60 lbs. (children and/or activity equipment or room set up) at various times within a day. Medical clearance may be required to support this requirement. Qualifications/Skills/Experience: 
Qualifications & Experience:
Early Childhood Education (E.C.E) or Early Childhood Education Assistant (E.C.A) or equivalent
First Aid/CPR certified• Current Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Persons Screening 
Current Member of the College of Early Childhood Educators 
2-3 years experience working with special needs. 

Competencies:

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

Why the Y

An opportunity to work in a charitable organization open to all regardless of background, belief or ability
A connection to an international organization time honoured by many
A chance to work with staff who, for the past several years, have documented a satisfaction rate of over 90% on the Staff Satisfaction Survey
A place where people care about each other and their community; where the Y’s core values respect, caring, honesty and responsibility are practiced each and every day
Hands-on training and transferable skills which will set you up for success now and in the future
A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being
A discount on our Childcare and Camp programs with high interests in the excellence of our programs 

Salary / Wage: $14.00-$16.50 an hour
An additional $2.00 per hour is provided through a provincial wage enhancement grant)

Hours:  24-30 a week  

Position Identification: CCJMCCECE

To Apply:A Letter of Intent is required in addition to a Resume. Please send application materials to Lauren Geisler, Child Care Director-JMCC at lgeisler@ymcawo.ca. Please include the Position Identification Number in the subject line of your email, no phone calls please. 

Deadline for application is December 15, 2017

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

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.

Friday
Dec012017

Language Skills Program Supply Instructors 

Date:   December 1, 2017
 
Role:  Language Skills Program Supply Instructors  

Locations:   London. Various Locations, (Monday to Friday)
     
Salary Range:   TBD

Nature and Scope:  The Board/Executive leadership team of the YMCA of Western Ontario shares a vision for the excellence and a commitment to responsible stewardship as a member of the Canadian YMCA movement. The Language Skills Program Instructor is a member of the Newcomer and Community Programs staff.

Responsibilities

Provide language instruction to 10-20 newcomers following the curriculum outline (classes have continuous intake)
Ensure that the materials used are appropriate for the level of the students
Provide the language skills that will orientate students to everyday living in Canada using the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing
Prepare lesson plans that reflect progression in language learning acquisition in accordance with the LINC Curriculum Guidelines as well as the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA.
Plan and organize in and out-of the class activities for students to enhance their language capacity and help to orientate them to the community life
Maintain students’ portfolios as well as attendance records
Submit a monthly teacher’s report indicating topics, objectives, methods and techniques, and activities used in the class
Conduct evaluations and promote students to the next level as appropriate
articipate in Professional Development opportunities as they arise such as the annual TESL Conference, PBLA Training etc.
Prepare written reports and participate in staff meetings and training courses
Perform other duties as assigned by the Language Skills Site Supervisor to ensure quality programming 

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

 Excellent communication skills
 Must have a university degree
 Current TESL Ontario Certification
 Experience in adult teaching together with PBLA training is an asset
 Must show proof of current successful Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Position Screening

Competencies:

 Expertise
 Interpersonal skills
 Communication
 Planning and organizing
 Diversity
 Teamwork
 Computer Skills

Start Date:   Immediate
 
If interested in this position, please email a cover letter and a résumé by 9:00 am by Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to: 

Elena Vallejos
Language Skills Supervisor
evallejos@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.

 

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