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Tuesday
Jun192018

Personal Trainer, Health and Wellness Coach

Date: June 2018   


Position: Personal Trainer, Health and Wellness Coach

Location: Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library 

Start Date: TBD

Situation:

The YMCA of Western Ontario is a multi-service charity that provides opportunity for personal growth for all background, beliefs, and abilities. Our Y provides programs and services to approximately 32,000 members and numerous non-member program participants. Programs and services are directed toward a wide range of individuals.

Members and participants come from all social, economic and racial background as well as from all areas of the city. We are a full-service YMCA with an annual operating budget of $45 million. There are more than 900 staff in the Association. The Southwest Community Centre, YMCA and Library will open in Fall 2018. This exciting location will be dedicated to meeting needs of community residents through provision of memberships, as well as City of London Spectrum Programs and Library Services.

Nature and Scope:

Reporting to the Manager Adult Health & Wellness, the Health and Wellness Coach is responsible for delivery of program and services in the adult department.  This can include: personal training, YThrive coach, small group training, and conditioning room supervision.

Responsibilities

• Responsible for providing coaching, direction and demonstrating techniques in the use of equipment
• Ensure health and wellness area is clean, in good repair and free of hazards
• Will be required to manage varying amounts of weight; cleaning equipment, moving equipment and providing instruction
• Majority of time is spent standing and walking through the Centre

Qualifications & Experience:

• Current CPR and First Aid certifications
• Current Personal Training certification
• 1+ years of related work experience
• Excellent customer service skills
• Group Fitness certifications and asset
• Must provide a current Criminal Record Check as per Association policy

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.
Teamwork
• Participates actively and facilitates teams for organization effectiveness.
Quality Focus
• Ensures that YMCA programs and services are superior.
Service Orientation
• Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every individual’s YMCA experience.
Integrity
• Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains high ethical standards.
 Relationship Building
• Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.

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

Other Position Details:

Varying shifts including mornings, evenings and weekends.

To apply to this position, please send a letter of application and résumé by July 6th, 2018 to:

Tabitha Liston
Manager of Adult Health and Wellness
YMCA of Western Ontario
165 Elmwood Ave. East
London, Ontario
N5C 0A8
Email: tliston@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.

 

Tuesday
Jun192018

Full Time Early Childhood Educator

Date:  June 18, 2018

Position(s):  Full Time Early Childhood Educator

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

Salary / Wage
:  $14.00-$16.50 an hour

An additional $2.00 per hour is provided through a provincial wage enhancement grant)

Hours:  Monday to Friday – schedules vary during daily operating hours specific to the centre
(Example: 6:30am-6:00pm)  up to 40 hours per week

Position Identification: JMCCECEJUNE2018

Start Date: ASAP
 
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

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 June 27, 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
Jun182018

Day Camp Counsellor

 

Date:  June 18th 2018   

Position: Day Camp Counsellor (Male Required) 

Location: Bob Hayward YMCA (1050 Hamilton Road, London Ontario)

Details:  Seasonal Position

Shifts: Monday to Friday, actual shifts may vary (approx. 36 hours per week)

Start Date:  June 25, 2018

End Date:  August 31, 2018

Wage:  $14.00/hr

Day Camp Counsellors are responsible for making the magic of camp happen.  They will provide amazing adventures, deliver fun/exciting programs and ensure camper’s safety and supervision.  Day Camp Counsellors are fun, funny, creative, energetic and are an integral part of making experiences that last a lifetime!
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Supervision of assigned camper group
• Leading/Instructing all camp programs
• Planning and delivering daily activities
• Full and active participation in all camp activities
• Participation in weekly staff meetings
• Supervise children in change rooms before and after swim

Qualifications & Experience:

• Enthusiastic attitude for working with children
• Positive attitude and a willingness to try new things
• Valid Standard CPR/Standard First Aid is required
• Current and acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Position Screen is required
• Summer Camp experience (day or residential) is an asset
• Post-Secondary studies in Recreation/Education is an asset

Competencies:

Values   Inclusion   Influence    Developing Others  Innovation  Quality Results   Emotional Maturity  Community
Relationships  Communication   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
• An awesome work- family balance i.e., our school age programs operate Monday to Friday – no work on the weekends!

How to Apply:
1. Submit resume and a cover letter to Eric Seed, Supervisor of Child, Youth and Day Camp at eseed@ymcawo.ca  by June 20th 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.

 

Thursday
Jun142018

Children's Yoga Instructors

Date:  June 14, 2018  

Position: Children’s Yoga Instructors 

Location:  Stoney Creek Community Centre, YMCA & Library 

Salary Range:   Commensurate with Experience

Start Date:  July 2018

Situation:  The YMCA of Western Ontario is a multi-service charity that provides opportunity for personal growth for all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities. Our Y provides programs and services to approximately 30,000 members and numerous non-member program participants. Programs and services are directed toward a range of individuals from infant to senior.

The Stoney Creek YMCA is dedicated to meeting the needs of community residents through provision of memberships, aquatic programming, youth and adult recreational and fitness programming.

Nature and Scope:  This position places an emphasis on direct exercise program delivery and customer service. 

Reporting To: Manager, Child & Youth, Stoney Creek YMCA.

Responsibilities:
Direct delivery of yoga programming for members of the YMCA
Work directly with other instructors and child and youth team employees
Respond to and proactively deal with Members and participants
Support service areas 
Maintain relevant certifications

Qualifications:
Certified Yoga Instructor
Previous Experience Instructing Group Exercise Classes or Programming
Current CPR/Standard First Aid and Criminal Record Check
Broad Knowledge of the Health and Fitness Industry
Proven Communication Skills
Ability to Work in a Team Environment
Flexible Schedule

Competencies:
Initiative:  Does the right thing at the right time without being asked. Seeks and finds solutions to problems without waiting for direction. Knows when to take action on issues.
Teamwork: Actively builds team and encourages open relationships for maximum organizational effectiveness.  Participates proactively in the development of team goals, plans and outcomes.  Creates and builds an atmosphere of trust among all team members and between teams within the YMCA.
Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person's YMCA experience. 
Relationship Building: Works proactively to develop positive relations with participants, peers and volunteers. 
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
Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the YMCA
Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction 

Please send a letter of application with a resume and indicate in the subject line Yoga Instructor to:

Crystal Teale

Manager of Child, Youth, Family & Day Camp

cteale@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.

 

Tuesday
Jun122018

Full Time Early Childhood Educator

Date:  May 11, 2018
Position(s):  Full Time Early Childhood Educator
Location(s): YMCA Child Care Centre-John McGivney –Windsor

Start Date: ASAP
 
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:  up to 40 hours per week
 
Position Identification: JMCCECEJUNE

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 June 20, 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.

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