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Wednesday
Mar222017

Registered Early Childhood Educator - Full Time

Date:   March 21, 2017  

Position(s):  Registered Early Childhood Educator, Full Time

Location(s): Various Locations available in London, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin

Start Date: ASAP 
 
Wage: starting at $14.96 per hour – based on experience
An additional $2.00 per hours is provided through a provincial wage enhancement grant.

Hours:  Monday to Friday – Hours vary from 7am to 6pm

Posting #:003CES2017

The YMCA of Western Ontario has immediate vacancy for the above position. Our child care programs provide a positive, safe, and nurturing environment where children can develop to their full potential. We pride ourselves in value based programming, which incorporates the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. We embrace a national curriculum YMCA Playing to Learn which focuses on interest and play based learning. This position provides you an opportunity to contribute to the wellbeing and full participation of children in their community.
 
Responsibilities

• Implementation of the YMCA curriculum to meet  the needs, interests and talents of all children
• Working professionally with parents, outside agencies, and other team members
• Actively supporting the staff/volunteer team in providing excellent customer service
• Solving parent concerns in a customer focused manner
• Proactively developing relationships with children, peers, volunteers and parents
• Adhering to child safety/security policies and practices
• Supporting and following CCEYA (2014) requirements

Qualifications & Experience:

• Early Childhood Education Diploma or equivalent- qualifications from an accredited college or university, combined with a minimum of 1 year of related experience within a child care environment. Previous YMCA experience is an asset.  Early Childhood Education students successfully graduating in May 2017 are welcome to apply for these positions.
• Current member of the College of Early Childhood Educators/College of Trades.
• Post secondary education, in addition to the Early Childhood Education designation, is considered an asset
• Current First Aid/CPR certifications.
• Current and acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Position Screen is a condition of employment for all staff and volunteers.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Competencies:

Values   Inclusion  Influence    Developing Others  
Innovation  Quality Results  Emotional Maturity  Community
Relationships  Communication  Change Capacity  Self Development
Decision Making Philanthropy

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
• An awesome work- family balance i.e., our school age programs operate Monday to Friday – no work on the weekends!

How to Apply:

1. Indicate the posting number in the subject of your email to akelly@ymcawo.ca
2. Submit your resume and cover letter


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.

 

 

Wednesday
Mar222017

Dietary Planner - Full Time

Date:   March 21, 2017  

Position(s):  Dietary Planner Full Time

Location(s):  University YMCA Child Care Centre

Start Date: ASAP
 
Wage: $13.50 per hour
   
Hours:  Monday to Friday – schedules vary during daily operating hours specific to the centre
(Example: 7:30am-3:30pm)

Posting #: CCDP201702

Responsibilities:
 
• To ensure compliance with Child Care and Early Years Act, Health Department regulations and YMCA of Western Ontario policy and procedures.
• To participate in consultation, problem solving and sharing of resources with Director, centre team and other department dietary planners.
• Proactively developing relationships with children, peers, students/volunteers and parents.
• Primarily preparing nutritious snacks and meals for a 103 (University) space facility, as well as near by YMCA school age program snack support; meeting the individual needs of each child’s diet due to health or religious restrictions.
• To maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment at all times.
• Responsible for ordering and purchasing food for programs while maintaining budget requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Food Preparation experience preferred
• Valid Food Handler’s Certification is required
• Valid Standard CPR/Standard First Aid is required
• Current and acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Position Screen is required

Competencies:

Values   Inclusion  Influence    Developing Others  
Innovation  Quality Results  Emotional Maturity  Community
Relationships  Communication  Change Capacity  Self Development
Decision Making

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
• An awesome work- family balance i.e., our school age programs operate Monday to Friday – no work on the weekends!

How to Apply

1. Indicate the posting number in the subject of your email to macdonaldcc@ymcawo.ca
2. Submit your resume & cover letter

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.

 

 

Wednesday
Mar222017

Employability Skills Developer

Date:   March 21, 2017
 
Role:  Employability Skills Developer
  
Placement Date: April 3, 2017 

Location: London (exact location TBD)  

Salary Range:   TBD

Nature and Scope:
 
The Employability Skills Developer is responsible for providing individual and group supports for participants based in life and employability skills as defined by the Conference Board of Canada. The Employability Skills Developer is part of the Y Opportunities team as funded by Service Canada with a mandate to enhance the economic and social well-being of persons with disabilities, their families and communities by helping them improve their employability, by increasing and facilitating access to job opportunities and ultimately by enabling their labour market integration.

Responsibilities

 Development of Enhanced Employment Assistance Services (EEAS) by researching, compiling and formulating a flexible curriculum based on life skills, labour market,  job search and employability skills information relevant to the specific needs of the program and its participants
 Assist in the recruitment of eligible participants and in the development of their individualized Employment Action Plans (EAP)
 Delivery of EEAS in group and one-to-one formats as per program and participant needs 
 Liaise with community organizations to facilitate guest speakers/workshops and community supports for participants
 Provide one-on-one supports to participants requiring employment advice/guidance during their employment opportunity
 Conduct appropriate and regular follow-up activities with employers and program participants
 Maintain files and prepare documentation according to internal policies/guidelines and funders’ requirements
 Perform other duties as assigned from time to time

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

 Post-secondary education preferably in Adult Education, Human Resources, Social Services, Employment/Career Counselling or combination of education and relevant work experience
 Minimum two years’ experience in curriculum development and delivery
 Thorough knowledge of all facets of job search and career development including an understanding of current local labour market trends and resources, training programs and employment resource centers
 Experience in public speaking and developing Power Point presentations
 Excellent facilitation, organizational and time management skills
 Strong written and spoken communication skills
 Computer literate

Competencies:

• Integrity
• Diversity
• Self Management
• Strong Communication Skills
• Problem Solving
• Creativity and Innovation
• Conflict resolution
• Relationship Building
• Sense of Community
• Teamwork
• Tolerance for Ambiguity

Other Position Details:

Contract position conditional on funding from April 3, 2017 - March 9, 2018
40 hrs per week, primarily a Monday to Friday workweek, but occasional weekends may be required

If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and résumé by March 27, 2017 to: 
Hugo Vega
General Manager of Settlement & Community Services
hvega@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
Mar222017

Program Manager, YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth

Date:   March 21, 2017  

Position: Program Manager, YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth

Responsibilities

The Program Manager is a key leadership position on the staff team and is responsible for establishing a participant-focused attitude amongst the program team and in all program areas at camp. The Program Manager is responsible for monitoring the quality of overall program at camp in both the spring and summer seasons, and implementing systems to ensure that outdoor centre participants and summer campers receive a consistently incredible experience that reflects YMCA values and goals. This includes the supervision of all resource areas; land and water, all cabin programs, and camp wide programs.

The Program Manager supervises the Program Team, Waterfront Coordinator, Program Administration Coordinator, and Staff Life Coordinator, as well as Program Facilitators and Counsellors when in Outdoor Centre program instruction roles. This person oversees all program equipment on site, and is involved in managing a budget to ensure adequate supplies are available for campers throughout the summer. The Program Manager is also responsible for organizing morning activities, all camp activities, theme days, and much more. This person works closely with other area managers at camp to ensure smooth coordination of service delivery to all outdoor centre participants and campers.

This person also provides leadership to the staff team as a whole and works closely with other area managers at camp to ensure smooth coordination of service delivery to all campers.  This person needs to be mature, patient, creative, and fun individual with a commitment to staff development through positive coaching, a strong understanding of Y mission and values, and extensive organizational and programming experience in both summer camp and outdoor centre.

Other Job Details:

This position is a seasonal contract from May 7 – Sept 1, 2017. With the possibility of employment extended through mid October. The successful candidate is required to live on site at YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth for the duration of the contract in rustic and shared accommodation.

Salary/Wage: $400-$500 per 6 day week, dependent on experience and qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

NLS, Standard First Aid, CPR C, Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Position Screening, experience working in a camp setting for at least 3 years, G class drivers license an asset.

Competencies:
 
• Communication
• Leadership
• Coaching and Development
• Organization and Planning
• Flexibility
• Child and Youth Focus
• Initiative and Self Management
• Problem Solving
• Integrity
• Commitment to Organization Vision and Value
 

To apply please forward a cover letter and resume to Brock Sheppard at bsheppard@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.

Monday
Mar202017

Aquatics Team Leader - Full Time

Date:  March 20, 2017
Position:   Aquatics Team Leader - Full Time (Evenings, Weekends, Early mornings, Daytime)
Location: London, Bob Hayward  
 
Nature and Scope:  The Aquatic Team is responsible for the provision of a safe, friendly aquatic environment, meeting our Serving All Members (SAM) standards. Team Leaders give direct leadership to programs and services including aqua fitness classes, open swims and swimming lessons, and help ensure that the pool is in adherence to Lifesaving Society and Ontario Pool Health Regulation standards. 
Responsibilities:  
To provide a safe and enjoyable aquatic environment, ensure safety of participants at all times
To arrive on time to shifts, prepared to start
To wear the appropriate YMCA Aquatic Uniform, consisting of a guard shirt, whistle, bathing suit, first aid pouch and appropriate rescue aid 
To be available to work at least one regular Team Lead shift, and one open/close shift each week
To provide support and leadership to all Aquatic Staff on an ongoing basis
To assist the Supervisor of Aquatics with staff evaluations, disciplinary actions and verbal/written warnings
Working professionally with all Members, Volunteers and the Aquatic Team
Adhering to all Aquatic policies and procedures as outlined by the YMCA and other certifying organizations (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, St. John’s Ambulance, Canadian Ski Patrol, etc)
Demonstrating a commitment to YMCA Mission, Vision and Values
Assuming other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
Hold current certifications in National Lifeguard Service and Standard First Aid with CPR-C (within two years)
YMCA Swim Instructors or Red Cross Swim Instructors or Lifesaving Swim Instructors
Lifesaving Society Instructors/Examiners considered an asset
Experience teaching Aqua fitness considered an asset
Aquatic Supervisor Training considered an asset
Satisfactory Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector Search completed prior to first shift
Other Relevant Skills Required:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Reliable team player
Good written and verbal communication skills
Day time availability an asset
Competencies:
Teamwork
Initiative
Leadership
Coaching/Development
Problem Solving
Strong Interpersonal Skills 
Quality Focus
Other Position Details:
Start Date: ASAP  
Hours of work: 35 hours, including evening, weekend, and early morning shifts, based on aquatic    scheduling.  
If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and résumé (including relevant qualification) by March 29, 2017 to:
 
Kali Coll, Aquatic Supervisor 
kcoll@ymcawo.ca 
Bob Hayward 
1050 Hamilton Road London, Ontario
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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