YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 14-Mar-2019 to 29-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • 16.69
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive + YMCA Family Gym Membership

Location: Kelowna Family Y

Compensation: $16.69 / hr

  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Sick days for family members
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Annual YMCA Pension contribution of 5%
  • Gym Membership (for you and your family at all 3 YMCA Kelowna locations!)

Start Date: April 15th, 2019

Application Deadline:  March 29th, 2019


We are looking for a Child Program Supervisor whom is energetic, personable, resourceful and great at building relationships with children and families at the YMCA! This position requires a well-organized person with superior interpersonal skills and excels in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.

Reporting to the Child and Youth Manager, the Child Program Supervisor is a key member to the Child and Youth team at the Kelowna Family YMCA.

The Child Program Supervisor mentors and develops the Child & Youth front line staff (Program Leaders and Assistants), ensuring quality program delivery and consistent evaluation for continued growth and improvement. In addition, the Child Program Supervisor will maintain positive relationships at the Kelowna Family YMCA with our members, co-workers and the management team while instilling our core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide support, coaching and supervision to Program Leaders, Assistants and Volunteers
  • Create, prepare, implement and oversee all child-aged programs while aiding fellow Supervisors in other child & youth programming when required
  • Assist the Child and Youth Manager with on-boarding Program Leaders/Assistants and Volunteers
  • Work collaboratively and maintain positive communications with other department Supervisors and Managers
  • Willing to work flexible hours based on program needs; including evenings and weekends
  • Strong conflict resolution and leadership skills
  • Responsible for program communications to members (ePACT, program e-mails and newsletters using MailChimp)
  • Make connections and build partnerships with community partners involved with children and families
  • Ability to work independently, be adaptable and take initiative in a fast-paced environment 
  • Willing to work outdoors and meet the demands created by a physically challenging environment
  • Ensure the health and safety of the children is maintained at all time


  • Individuals with Supervisory experience given priority
  • Experience and/or education in child program development, implementation and evaluation
  • Experience working with children with exceptionalities an asset
  • CLASS 4 Driver's license (or willingness to obtain)
  • Proficient with technology (Microsoft Office Software, Program Registration Software CLASS, Mail Chimp, ePACT)
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C  (or willingness to obtain)
  • Successful candidates are required to provide three references two must be professional in nature (i.e. employer, supervisor, teacher, coach or colleague)
  • Successful candidates are required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six months preceding start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork


  • 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: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's YMCA


Application Process:

Please apply with cover letter and resume addressed to:

Tina Bennett

Manager, Child and Youth

YMCA of the Okanagan
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