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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.

 

Tuesday
Dec182018

Group Exercise Instructor

Why the Y?

Imagine……
* A place where you are a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world;
* A place where your work positively influences the lives of others in so may ways;
* A place where you are able to flourish in a values-based environment;
* A place where you will build a better future not only for yourself but also for those you serve.

At the YMCA
* you will feel connected to community,
* you will meet new people,
* you will expand your knowledge base,
* you will have career development opportunities
* you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities

Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere!

This is “Why the YMCA”.

Our Y

With health and fitness branches, camps, child care centres, community programs and newcomer services across the region, reaching from Windsor in the West, North to Goderich, South to Point Pelee National Park and East to Woodstock, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities. Our locations, programs and services are designed to help our members and participants grow in spirit, mind and body and are open to people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities.

This commitment includes a special focus on the region’s children and youth. From the kids in our camps and those participating in soccer and swimming lessons, to youth who are new to our communities from around the world, the Y is committed to helping our next generation to grow and thrive, as healthy individuals and passionate future leaders.

In the past year, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario has supported more than 165,000 participants with opportunities to learn, grow and live healthy lifestyles.
“The Y has given me more than I could imagine. It has helped my children have a happy, healthy Mom – and you can’t put a price on that.”~ Mary
“Y” not join these participants, our nearly 91,000 members and over 2500 employees and volunteers in the region to share our vision of a healthy community?

As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:

Date: December 18th, 2018

Position: Group Exercise Instructor

Location: Windsor YMCA at Central Park Athletics

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: TBD

Benefits: No

Responsibilities:
* Provide exceptional levels of program delivery with peak attitude
* Communicate in an honest and caring manner with class participants
* Outstanding people skills are essential
* Current First Aid and CPR
* Criminal Reference Check

Qualifications & Experience:
* 1-2 years in the industry
* Related education or certifications

Competencies:
Relationship
Breaks down barriers and overcomes obstacles by genuinely listening to and learning from others. Brings others together and facilitates alignment of information and resources to achieve common goals. Seeks out new projects and experiences that enhance his/her relationships and benefit the entire team’s performance.
Values
Actively seeks out experiences and assignments that focus on Y values. Is open and honest in all communications, even with difficult issues. Always follows through with commitments and does not over-commit.
Communication
Encourages an open exchange of ideas; provides his/her undivided attention to others when they are speaking. Verifies others’ understanding, agreement on key issues, and next steps by recapping discussions and providing a written summary when useful. Pays attention to own and others’ nonverbal cues and adapts as needed; communicates messages effectively with people at all levels in the organization.
Quality Results
Partners with supervisor to create stretch goals and consistently achieves strong results. Learns from results and focuses on what can be done next, or differently, to improve them. Holds self personally accountable for delivering sustained, top quality results.

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to mike.mcmahon@swo.ymca.ca
2. Deadline for application is January 31, 2018

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

The YMCA of Southwestern 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
Dec142018

Full Time Life Guard/Instructor (multiple positions)

Why the Y?
Imagine……  
A place where you are a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world;
A place where your work positively influences the lives of others in so may ways;
A place where you are able to flourish in a values-based environment;
A place where you will build a better future not only for yourself but also for those you serve.
At the YMCA 
you will feel connected to community, 
you will meet new people, 
you will expand your knowledge base, 
you will have career development opportunities and
you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities
Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere!  
This is “Why the YMCA”.


Our Y
The YMCA of Western Ontario is a multi-service charity that provides opportunity for personal growth for all background, beliefs, and abilities. We employ over 1500 staff and 390 volunteers. Our Y provides programs and services to approximately 32,000 members and numerous non-member program participants and has an annual operating budget of approximately $47 million. Our services are varied and include Child Care, Health, Fitness and Recreation, Newcomer Support, Camping and Youth Engagement.  


As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:
Date:  December 3 2018
Position:    Full Time Life Guard/Instructor (multiple positions)
London Area YMCA’s, Petrolia YMCA
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: January 2019
Shift Requirements: Must have ability to work early mornings and day time hours
Weekend availability an asset
Hours of work: 40 hours per hours per week
Benefits: Full time benefits as per our HR policy handbook (medical, dental, eye care, physiotherapy coverage, matched retirement investment options), YMCA Family Membership 


Please send cover letter and resume by December 31 2018 to Dave Ward at:  dave.ward@swo.ymca.ca, Regional Manager, Member Experience, YMCA of Western Ontario. 


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


The YMCA of Southwestern 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
Dec142018

Housekeeping Cleaner Part Time

Why the Y?

Imagine……  
A place where you are a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world;
A place where your work positively influences the lives of others in so may ways;
A place where you are able to flourish in a values-based environment;
A place where you will build a better future not only for yourself but also for those you serve.


At the YMCA 
you will feel connected to community, 
you will meet new people, 
you will expand your knowledge base, 
you will have career development opportunities
you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities
Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere!  
This is “Why the YMCA”.


Our Y
With health and fitness branches, camps, child care centres, community programs and newcomer services across the region, reaching from Windsor in the West, North to Goderich, South to Point Pelee National Park and East to Woodstock, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario  is committed to the development of healthy communities. Our locations, programs and services are designed to help our members and participants grow in spirit, mind and body and are open to people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities.


This commitment includes a special focus on the region’s children and youth.  From the kids in our camps and those participating in soccer and swimming lessons, to youth who are new to our communities from around the world, the Y is committed to helping our next generation to grow and thrive, as healthy individuals and passionate future leaders.
In the past year, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario has supported more than 165,000 participants with opportunities to learn, grow and live healthy lifestyles.


“The Y has given me more than I could imagine.  It has helped my children have a happy, healthy Mom – and you can’t put a price on that.”~ Mary


“Y” not join these participants, our nearly 91,000 members and over 2500 employees and volunteers in the region to share our vision of a healthy community? 


As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:
Date: December 6, 2018
Position: Housekeeping Cleaner Part Time
Location: Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library
Start Date: TBD
Hours per week: 35
Compensation: $14.00
Responsibilities:  
Cleaners are required to maintain the cleanliness of the facility in all aspects to ensure that YMCA meets and exceeds the expectations of members, volunteers, staff and visitors.
Carry out all cleaning tasks as assigned in members’ space, back-of-house spaces and exterior spaces
Identify efficient methods and products to be used in the course of carrying out routine cleaning tasks to ensure desired results
Physical requirements related to lifting weight in excess of 20 pounds, i.e. furniture to access areas that are not cleaned regularly, clutter, garbage removal, etc.
Consistently work towards meeting and exceeding standards as defined by the YMCA: Priority S.A.M. evaluation program
Operation of vacuums, floor polishers, and regular use of various chemical cleaning agents
Cleaning responsibilities are limited primarily to indoors, however, cleaners are expected to assist with outdoor seasonal tasks, garbage removal and grounds keeping duties as required.
Incumbent is required to be highly mobile, must be circulating throughout building, little time to rest
Majority of the job is done while standing
Any Duties assign to you by your supervisor


Qualifications & Experience:
Able to read and follow written cleaning and safety standards to complete assigned duties to the quality level established
Cleaning experience in a recreational service facility
Basic computer knowledge is an asset
WHMIS certified
Provide a Criminal Record Check with VSS


Competencies:
Commitment to Organization Vision and Values
Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the Mission, Vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA.
       Concern for Health and Safety
Acknowledges and understands how to manage and education others of risk and hard reduction.
      Integrity
Demonstrates responsible behavior at all times and maintains high ethical standards.
      Problem Solving
Identifies an issue and works towards a solution.
      Quality Focus
Ensures that YMCA programs and services are superior.


To Apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to Francesco Merucci, Email: francesco.merucci@swo.ymca.ca by December 21, 2018


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


The YMCA of Southwestern 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.

 

Wednesday
Dec122018

Part-time Enhanced Employer Support Facilitator 

Why the Y?
Imagine……  
A place where you are a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world;
A place where your work positively influences the lives of others in so may ways;
A place where you are able to flourish in a values-based environment;
A place where you will build a better future not only for yourself but also for those you serve.
At the YMCA 
you will feel connected to community, 
you will meet new people, 
you will expand your knowledge base, 
you will have career development opportunities and
you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities
Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere!  
This is “Why the YMCA”.
Our Y
The YMCA of Western Ontario is a multi-service charity that provides opportunity for personal growth for all background, beliefs, and abilities. We employ over 1500 staff and 390 volunteers. Our Y provides programs and services to approximately 32,000 members and numerous non-member program participants and has an annual operating budget of approximately $47 million. Our services are varied and include Child Care, Health, Fitness and Recreation, Newcomer Support, Camping and Youth Engagement.  

As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:
Date: December 6, 2018
Position:   Part-time Enhanced Employer Support Facilitator 
Location: YMCA Windsor-Essex County, 500 Victoria Avenue 
Start Date: January 2, 2019
Compensation: $21.26/hr 
Hours: 20 hours/week
Benefits: 
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 

Responsibilities: 
Job Developer/Employer Support Facilitator is responsible for networking with the local employer community to assist at individuals with self- identified disabilities who have little or no labor force attachment to obtain employment. Once employment is obtained employers are supported via education and on-site monitoring to ensure successful accommodations of employees with exceptionalities.  
Identify participants’ needs in conjunction with both Employability Skills Developer and Program Coordinator to assist participants in determining employment support needs and liaise with Program  Coordinator in utilizing and maximizing wage incentive funds to participants.
Organizing information sessions or workshops to better prepare the employer and staff to work with persons with disabilities (e.g. providing information to support the integration of persons with disabilities into the workplace and on the rights of persons with disabilities to appropriate accommodations and on existing and upcoming legislation);  
Promoting strategies, programs and tools available to employers to help them integrate potential employees with disabilities;  
Providing alternative employer supports, such as management coaching, employee training and human resources support, to improve an employer's capacity to hire and retain persons with disabilities;  
Developing employer policies and procedures to integrate prospective employees with disabilities; 
Providing technological aids to accommodate persons with disabilities within the workplace; and, 
Providing services to employers to aid with the hiring of persons with disabilities (e.g. interpretation services for the deaf for interviews).

Qualifications & Experience:
Post-secondary education preferably in Employment/Career Counselling, Adult Education, Human Resources, Social Services, or combination of education and relevant work experience 
Computer skills utilizing MS Office applications including email and internet,  
Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal 
Strong organizational and planning skills 
Knowledge of second language 
Current First Aid/CPR certifications is an asset
Current satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Position Screen is a condition of employment. This must be maintained for the duration of employment

Competencies:
Attention to detail Community Focus Strong Work Ethic
Problem Solving Self Management Teamwork
Interpersonal Skills Managing Change Communication

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to:
 Karamjeet Dhillon, Y Opportunities Coordinator   
2. Deadline for application is: December 17th, 2018

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
Dec102018

2019 Summer Camp Opportunities

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