YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 13-Feb-2019 to 01-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • 14.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

YMCA Gym Membership


Location:  Kelowna Family YMCA

Compensation:   $14.00/hr + YMCA membership

Schedule:  Part Time 

  • 20hrs/week
  • Wednesday - Sunday
  • July & August off

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Placement:  April 2019 - March 2021

 

Join our new Community Programs team at the YMCA! Enjoy a fun environment, with a flexible work schedule, all while helping to transform the lives of children and families in the Central Okanagan.

Beginning this Spring, the YMCA of Okanagan will provide free drop-in parent participation early years services at the Kelowna Family YMCA. These programs will integrate socializing, learning, and play opportunities for children ages 0-6 with individualized service navigation support for vulnerable families.

Reporting to the Family Support Facilitator, the Program Leader ensures drop-in programs will support children's developmental growth in a safe and fun environment while instilling the Y's core values of caring, respect, responsibility, and honesty. The candidate is energetic, personable, resourceful, well-organized, with superior interpersonal skills, and excels in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. If that sounds like you, then this is your ideal job!

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supports implementation of play based educational programming
  • Maintains safety and supervision of children and families
  • Builds healthy relationships with children, parents, and colleagues
  • Actively interacts with children ages 0-6 as a play partner

Qualifications:

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C (or willingness to obtain)
  • Combination of relevant education and/or work experience acceptable
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Passion in helping children achieve their fullest potential through purposeful programming and implementation.
  • Upon request provide 3 professional references (eg. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague)
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than 6 months preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.

Competencies:

  • Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.
  • Service Attitude: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance individual's YMCA experience. Is area of service gaps and creates action plans to resolve them.
  • Relationship Building and Collaboration: Builds positive interactions and listens attentively and communicates effectively to create an open communication environment. Share information, best practices, and resources with colleagues.

Application Process:

Please apply with cover letter and resume addressed to:

Cassandra Thomas

General Manager, Community Programs

YMCA of the Okanagan
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