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Monday
Aug192019

Coordinator, Child, Youth, Family & Day Camps 

 

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 many ways;
- A place where you can 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: August 15, 2019  
Position: Coordinator, Child, Youth, Family & Day Camps 
Location: Stoney Creek Community Centre & YMCA 
Start Date: September 2019 
Compensation: TBD
Benefits: 
- Candidates will be eligible to participate in our full benefit plan upon successful completion of their 90 day probationary period 
- 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:  
- Manage, coach and support the program team to provide quality program
- Develop and implement an annual program plan, and introduce creative and innovative program options or services on an ongoing basis to enhance program quality and member service
- Perform Human Resource management (including recruitment/selection, training, performance management, recognition) for the program staff/volunteer team 
- Provide direct leadership and direct delivery to role model YMCA Standards, YMCA values and Commitment to Service
- Develop and involve volunteers through training, relationship building and appreciation events
- Make decisions and solve problems regarding programs, member concerns and behaviors
- Direct involvement in Avocado registrations and waitlist management 
- Develop and sustain good member, staff, volunteer and partner relations
- Understand and support YMCA philanthropic initiatives
 
Qualifications & Experience:
- Post secondary degree/diploma in Recreation, Physical Education or related experience
- Minimum 1 years related work experience
- Minimum 1 years staff/volunteer supervisory experience
- Current Standard First Aid, CPR certification 
- Current Criminal Record check including Vulnerable Position Screening

Competencies: 
Problem Solving – Identifying issues and coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them
Quality Focus – Ensures that success criteria for self, staff and programs are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service delivery
Leadership – Guides, motivates, and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes
Initiative – Does the right thing at the right time without being asked
Coaching and Development – Commits to assisting participants, volunteers, staff and self in continuous learning and development

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to Olivia Sadler, Manager – Child, Youth, family & Day Camp Programs, Olivia.sadler@swo.ymca.ca  
2. Deadline for application is September 2, 2019

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
Aug092019

Outdoor Programmers - Camp

Thursday
Aug082019

Part Time-YMAP Windsor Program 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 many 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: August 7,2019
Position:  Part Time-YMAP Windsor Program Facilitator
Location: YMCA Windsor Learning Centre/ Downtown 
Start Date:  September 3,2019- March 31st, 2020 (conditional on funding)
Hours: 25 hours per week. Monday to Friday. Hours could Vary.
Benefits: 
A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being

Responsibilities:  
Facilitate YMAP activities, workshops and Field trips
Facilitate and plan sport 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 the Regional Manager of Newcomer Youth and Newcomer Youth Settlement Advisor to determine program themes, complete lesson plans for daily activities, reports 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
       Assist with the Creation, plan and Facilitation of the Leadership curriculum
Other duties as required
 
Qualifications & Experience:
University degree in Social Work, Sociology, Political Science, Sport and Recreation and/or any related area
Experience working with youth an asset
Facilitation experience 
Familiar with youth services in London
Comfortable using public transportation
CPR and First Aid
Speaking another language is an asset
Experience working with diverse populations
Comfortable and effective communicating in group situations
Current Criminal Record Check and vulnerable sector
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills     

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

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to Marcela Nieto, Regional Manager of Newcomer Youth, marcela.nieto@swo.ymca.ca
2. Deadline for application is August 21st, 2019 

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.

 

Thursday
Aug082019

Full Time Dietary Planner 

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 many ways;
- A place where you can 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: August 2, 2019
Position: Full Time Dietary Planner 
Location: University YMCA Child Care Location
Start Date: TBD – Approximately September 4, 2019
Compensation:  Starting $14.00 per hour 
Benefits: 
- Candidates will be eligible to participate in our full benefit plan upon successful completion of their 90-day probationary period 
- 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:  
- To ensure compliance with Child Care and Early Years Act, Health Department regulations and YMCA of Southwestern 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 Windy Woods, 57, 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.
- Responsible for ordering and purchasing food for programs while maintaining budget requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:
- Valid Standard First Aid & CPR Level C from WHMIS approved agency
- Food Preparation experience preferred with a Valid Food Handler’s Certification 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

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to Tracy Martin, Director, tracy.martin@swo.ymca.ca Please include the Position Identification Number “CCWWDP2019” in the subject line of your email, no phone calls please.
2. Deadline for application is August 19, 2019

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
Aug072019

Part Time, Wellness Coach and Personal Trainer

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:

Wellness Coach and Personal Trainer 

Date: August 07, 2019, 2019  

Position: Part Time, Wellness Coach and Personal Trainer

Location: Windsor YMCA at Central Park Athletics 

Start Date: ASAP  

Compensation: TBD

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

Other Job Details:

- The wellness coach and personal trainer will be an integral part of the Windsor YMCA team and is responsible for the delivery of individual conditioning programs and potentially group fitness programs that exceeds the levels of service excellence as determined by YMCA: Priority S.A.M. (Serving All Members) standards.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for delivery of fitness programs and services
- Provide direct delivery of individual conditioning programs 
- Supports and assists in the delivery of branch initiatives including the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign 
- Assisting Health and Wellness Manager in vision planning for all adult programs by evaluating current programs, exploring new trends and determining annual initiatives/direction resulting in member retention and new members 
- Ensure YMCA program standards, policies and procedures are maintained
- Ensure a safe environment 

Qualifications & Experience:

- Completion of degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure, Kinesiology, Health and Fitness promotion or equivalent
- 1-2 years of Health & Wellness experience. 
- Standard First Aid/CPR/AED
- Relevant fitness certification 
- Group Fitness Certification and or equivalent is an asset 
- YMCA Fitness Trainer (an asset)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Provide a current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Position Screening as per the Association policy 
- A dedication to demonstrate the YMCA core values

Competencies:

*Customer Service Orientation *Coaching & Developing * Leadership 
*Commitment to Y Mission vision & Values *Initiative *teamwork *Flexibility 

To Apply:

1. Submit resume and cover letter to Terra Armstrong at terra.armstrong@swo.ymca.ca
2. Deadline for application is August 31st, 2019, please include “Wellness Coach and PT” in subject line

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.

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