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Wednesday
Aug232017

YMAP Program Facilitator Part-Time

Date: August 21, 2017 Placement Date: September 2017 to March 2018 (conditional on funding)

Location: London

Role: YMAP Program Facilitator Status: Part Time

Salary Range: TBD

Nature and Scope:

YMAP Program Facilitator assist Youth newcomers to Canada by providing essential settlement services i.e. orientation, referral, ,
advocacy, in order to maximize the potential for successful integration into Canadian life and society; help New Canadians in the continuing process of becoming fully engaged and productive Canadian Citizens.

Responsibilities:

• Provide services to newcomers Youth to Canada
• Determines eligibility for transportation support
• Provides guidance and information to newcomers Youth in order to meet immediate everyday needs including: housing, banking, shopping, education, health services, etc.
• Delivers group sessions for Newcomers Youth
• Plans and Implements sports and related activities
• Maintains confidentiality in all matters
• Responds to first aid and emergency situations
• Performs regular checks of the equipment and supplies
• Demonstrates energy, enthusiasm and dedication in preparing and executing programs
• Promotes and maintain a safe and clean program environment
• Participates in regular planning meetings with YMAP Coordinator and other Facilitators to determine program themes and complete lesson plans for daily activities and workshops
• Contributes to the program monthly reports
• Creates 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
• Attends all YMCA professional development activities/events/trainings as applicable
• Demonstrates sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities
• Other duties as required

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

• Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in a related Social Science, Child and Youth Workers diploma, or Recreation Leadership Diploma or equivalents.
• Must enjoy working with youth
• Must like practicing sports
• Knowledge of Immigration and government funded/ community programs (an asset)
• Fluency in an additional language in at least one common newcomer language(an asset)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity towards the challenges facing immigrant newcomers
• Experience working with diverse populations
• Proven ability to understand and interpret complex documentation, applications, etc.
• Comfortable and effective communicating in group situations
• Previous experience working within the Settlement Sector (an asset)
• Must provide a current Criminal Record Check as per the Association’s policy
• First Aid and CPR

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

Other Position Details:

Contract Positions: September 2017 to March 2018 Conditional on funding

Hours:

• 30-34 hours per week. Hours could Vary
• Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays 12:30pm to 6:00pm
• Thursdays 12:00pm-6:00pm
• Fridays 10:30am- 5:30pm
• Start date: September 11, 2017 to March 30, 2018 (conditional on funding)

If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and résumé by 5pm on Monday September 4th, 2017 to:
Marcela Nieto
YMAP Program Coordinator for London and Windsor
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
Aug232017

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor Part-Time

Position: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Part Time
London, St. Thomas & Woodstock

Pay Rate: $12.25-$13.25/hr

Placement Date: ASAP

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
• Following additional training to instruct a variety of aquatic programming including swim lessons.
• 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 and Standard First Aid and CPR-C
• Willingness to complete a swim instructor course
• 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

Hours of work: Varied based on your availability

Benefits: Free YMCA General Youth/Adult Membership

Please send cover letter and resume (including current qualifications) to:
Dave Ward
General Manager – Member Experience
YMCA of Western Ontario
Via email at dave@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
Aug232017

Health and Wellness Supervisor Part-Time

Date: August 23rd, 2017

Position: Part-time Health and Wellness Supervisor

Location: Middlesex Centre YMCA & Strathroy YMCA

This position reports to the Centre Manager of the Middlesex Y and Strathroy Y and provides supervision and
coaching to members, staff and volunteers within all Health and Wellness programs and service areas. The
hours of work will be 25-28hrs a week, split evenly among branches. Evening and weekend shifts as required.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the development, scheduling, delivery and evaluation of all fitness programs and services
• Provide direct delivery of individual conditional and group fitness programs
• Recruitment, training and performance management of fitness staff and volunteers
• Assist in the development and maintenance of the Health and Wellness budget
• Supports and assists in the delivery of branch initiatives including the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign

Salary/Wage: TBD based on experience

Qualifications & Experience:

• 2 years post secondary education in Physical and Health Education or related field, or, 2 years of related
experience
• Excellent customer service skills
• YMCA Fitness Leadership Certification with the ability to teach a range of group fitness classes (MOSSA
certification is an asset)
• Personal Training certification is an asset
• Previous YMCA or supervisory experience is an asset
• First Aid and CPR
• Current criminal record check

Competencies:

*Relationship Building *Teamwork *Initiative *Flexibility *Interpersonal Skills *Strong Work Ethic
Posting Expiry Date: September 4, 2017

To apply please forward a note and resume to:
Sofia Caldwell, Centre Manager, Middlesex Centre YMCA
Email: scaldwell@ymcawo.ca

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

Tuesday
Aug222017

Child and Youth Program Staff, Part-Time

Placement Date: As soon as possible

Location: Stoney Creek YMCA

Salary Wage: $11.40/hour

Profile:

The Child and Youth Program staff provides direct delivery of Child and Youth programs including, Child Minding, Preschool Programs, Child and Youth Programs, Physical Literacy Programs, Spectrum Programs, Family Programs, and Birthday Parties. The position reports to the Manager of Child and Youth Programs.

Responsibilities:

• To be prepared to deliver a high quality program
• To look and act professional
• To maintain professional relationships at work
• To build relationships
• with children, parents and coworkers
• To build the self esteem of each child within the program
• To encourage interaction between the children
• To be able to recognize unsafe situations or practices and rectify them immediately
• To be aware of the whereabouts of all children and kept within view at all times
• To preplan the program
• To deliver a high quality age appropriate program for children
• To demonstrate the four core values: respect, honesty, caring and responsibility

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

• Related education or certifications within the child & youth sector, recreation sector or physical education sector
• Outstanding people skills are essential
• Experience in group child and youth programming is an asset
• Current Standard First Aid, CPR certification
• Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening

Competencies:

• Inclusion: Commits to value all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity
• Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance.
• Developing Others – Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ capabilities to attain the highest level of performance possible.
• Team Work: works effectively with others to achieve optimal collective results
• Quality Focus: Ensures the YMCA programs and services are superior
• Commitment to the YMCA Mission, Vision and Values: Committed to delivering the YMCA core values internally and externally on a daily basis. Role models behaviour that is in line with the mission, vision and values of the YMCA

Other Position Details:

If you are interested in this position please send a letter of application, cover letter & résumé to:
Crystal Teale, Manager of Child, Youth, Family & Day Camp
cteale@ymcawo.ca
920 Sunningdale Rd. East
519-667-4400 ext 4406

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.

Monday
Aug212017

Registered Early Childhood Educators for Care for Newcomer Children Program

Role: Registered Early Childhood Educators for Care for Newcomer Children Program

Location: Various Locations available in London

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:45am-3:15pm

Other Job Details:
Part time Staff- up to 30 hours/week
Supply Staff - AM, PM and Evening shifts on an on-call and as needed basis

Salary Range: TBD

Responsibilities:

• Provide direct care and supervision to children ages 6 months to 5 years of age
• Implement and supervise the program to ensure that language and other needs are met
• Organize individual and/or small group activities that are based on observations of the children’s interests, ensuring
they are age-appropriate and promote learning
• Ensure that all children are given opportunities which contribute toward their social, physical, intellectual and
emotional development
• Be responsive to the development and respect of diverse cultural heritage, values and individual experience
• Understand and follow through on all YMCA policies, procedures, Care for Newcomer Children Requirements, and the
goals of the YMCA Program Statement
• Attend and participate in all staff meetings, training sessions and professional development
• Maintain confidentiality in all matters

Qualifications & Experience:

• Current Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators
• Understanding of newcomer child care
• Previous experience working with children from infancy to age 5 years
• Valid Standard CPR/Standard First Aid
• Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Check upon request

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 honored 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:

If you are interested in this position please email a letter of application and resume to Yolanta Chajder, Care for Newcomer Children Assistant Coordinator at ychajder@ymcawo.ca
Posting expiry date: Aug 31, 2017

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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