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The YMCA of Southwestern 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
Jun182019

Facility Services Coordinator

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:  June 18th, 2019

Position:  Facility Services Coordinator

Location: Bostwick Community centre, YMCA & Library

Start Date: July 2019

Compensation: $35,000

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:
 
• Responsible for performing building and program equipment audits, maintenance and repairs within the branch.  Ensures a clean, safe and well-maintained facility
• Responsible for creating cleaning and task schedules for staff and ensuring implantation of schedule
• Maintain an inventory of all equipment, maintenance and housekeeping supplies and place orders as required
• Manage work order system by assignment and prioritizing repair or breakdown requirements
• Provide leadership to the Facility and Housekeeping staff through ongoing training and mentorship

Qualifications & Experience:

• Post secondary education in a related field is an asset
• Minimum 1 year of building supervisory experience, preferably with knowledge in one of the following areas:
 Electrical/plumbing/carpentry
 Mechanical & HVAC systems
 Pool Operations (CPO – entry level required)
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• First Aid/CPR Certified
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Satisfactory Police Records Check

Competencies:
 
Concern for Health & Safety – Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction
Initiative – Does the right thing at the right time without being asked
Service Orientation - Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience.
Problem Solving - Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information, comes up with possible solutions, selects the appropriate response, and implements solution.
Results Oriented – The ability to lead, manage and achieve identified goals
Teamwork – Actively builds teams and encourages open relationships for maximal organizational effectiveness

To Apply:

1. Submit resume and cover letter to doug.mccauley@swo.ymca.ca

2. Deadline for application is July 2nd, 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
Jun142019

Fulltime - Membership Services Representative 

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 the 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
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: June 14, 2019
Position: Fulltime - Membership Services Representative 
Location: Bostwick YMCA
Start Date: July 2019 
Compensation: $ 29, 120
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:  
Serve each member, guest, staff and volunteer with courteous service whether in person or via phone
Strive to stay informed and up to date on all YMCA programs and events
Provide solutions to member concerns and report any issues to Membership Coordinator
Conduct and track tours for guests and potential members
Responsible for the security of the building and members/guests by requiring members to present their cards for scanning and for visitors to sign visitors log and present photo ID
Data entry utilizing AVOCADO Software
Conducts personal financial assistance interviews exercising sound judgment and confidentiality
Administrative responsibilities and support to the Membership Coordinator in ensuring the membership processes are followed to standard; front line role in processing memberships, cancellations, Membership Agreement forms, and branch communication
Register members and guests for memberships, programs and booking wellness appointments
Share personal Y experience with all
Share Y Mission stories

Qualifications & Experience:
Minimum of 2 years customer service experience (preferred)
Criminal Reference Check 
Current First Aid and CPR
Must possess initiative, enthusiasm, common sense/good judgement, strong customer service skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Detail-oriented, multi-tasker with strong organizational skills that can maintain a clean, uncluttered front desk workspace
Strong communication and relationship-building skills
PC and database management skills with the ability to perform repetitive data entry duties and learn new software programs and processes quickly

Competencies:
Values 
• Consistently demonstrates the Y's values.  Shows genuine concern for the needs, feelings, and well-being of others, even under stress.  Acts with integrity and credibility in all situations.
Community 
● Anticipates and takes action to meet the needs of members and the community.  Responds to requests, inquiries, concerns, and complaints in a timely and appropriate fashion to assure that members feel valued.  Seeks out and uses member and community feedback to improve programs and services.
Relationships 
• Develops and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with volunteers, members and colleagues at all levels of the organization.  Proactively assists others in meeting goals by sharing information and resources.  Welcomes opportunities to work in small communities.
Emotional Maturity 
• Takes responsibility for own mistakes and learns from them.  Solicits and is open to performance feedback and coaching.  Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others.
Problem Solving
• Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information, comes up with possible solutions, selects the appropriate response, and implements solution

Working Conditions:
Ability to work shifts between 5:15am to 12:00am on weekdays and weekends between 6:45am to 9:00pm 
Ability to stand or move for extended periods of time
Able to bend for purposes such as filing, inventory counts, etc
Able to walk up and down stairs, as needed, when giving tours

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to: Nimisha Vyas, Manager, Membership Sales & Service nimisha.vyas@swo.ymca.ca 
2. Deadline for application is June 24, 2019

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
Jun122019

Full-Time Registered Early Childhood Educator

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: June 12, 2019

Position: Full-Time Registered Early Childhood Educator

Location: YLCC Child Care

Start Date: as soon as possible

Compensation $16.99
*This includes $2.00 per hour that is provided through a provincial wage enhancement grant.

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
Western Ontario policy and procedures.
• To ensure the implementation of the YMCA Place to Connect Curriculum to meet the needs, special
needs, interests and talents of all children
• To work professionally with parents, outside agencies, and other team members
• To actively support the staff/volunteer team in providing excellent customer service
• To solve parent/member concerns in a customer focused manner
• To proactively developing relationships with children, peers, volunteers and parents
• To adhere to child safety/security policies and practices
• To maintain a clean and safe program environment at all times.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Valid Standard First Aid & CPR Level C from WHMIS approved agency
• Current Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators
• Current successful Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

Competencies:

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

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to: Lisa O’Reilly, Director, at lisa.oreilly@swo.ymca.ca
Please include the Position in the subject line of your email. Deadline for application is: June 21, 2019

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.

Tuesday
Jun112019

Full Time Registered Early Childhood Educator

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: June 11, 2019

Position: Full-Time Registered Early Childhood Educator

Location: JMFC Child Care

Start Date: as soon as possible

Compensation $16.99
*This includes $2.00 per hour that is provided through a provincial wage enhancement grant.

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
Western Ontario policy and procedures.
• To ensure the implementation of the YMCA Place to Connect Curriculum to meet the needs, special
needs, interests and talents of all children
• To work professionally with parents, outside agencies, and other team members
• To actively support the staff/volunteer team in providing excellent customer service
• To solve parent/member concerns in a customer focused manner
• To proactively developing relationships with children, peers, volunteers and parents
• To adhere to child safety/security policies and practices
• To maintain a clean and safe program environment at all times.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Valid Standard First Aid & CPR Level C from WHMIS approved agency
• Current Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators
• Current successful Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

Competencies:

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

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to: Kristina Hayes, Director, at kristina.hayes@swo.ymca.ca
Please include the Position in the subject line” of your email, no phone calls please.

Deadline for application is: June 21, 2019

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.

Tuesday
Jun112019

Part-Time Personal Trainer & Wellness Coach

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:  June 10th 2019

Position: Part-Time Personal Trainer & Wellness Coach

Location: Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library

Start Date: TBD

Compensation: TBD

Responsibilities: 

• Customer Service: Provides fitness floor supervision, including greeting each Member by name whenever possible and servicing their fitness needs during scheduled shift.
• Varied shift commitment including weekday/weeknight/ and weekend times.
• Program Development and Quality: Models commitment and service excellence through the direct development and delivery of quality programs
• Communication/Relationship Building
• Will work towards Personal Training sales goal monthly

Qualifications & Experience:

•  Related education or certifications (personal training required).
• Understanding of physical fitness principles
• Outstanding people skills are essential
• Experience in group fitness is an asset
• First Aid and CPR
• Completed criminal reference check

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 Tabitha Liston at: tabitha.liston@swo.ymca.ca.  Please include the job title in the subject line.
2. Deadline for application is June 25th 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.

 

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