YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 10-Sep-2019 to 21-Oct-2019 (PST)
  • West Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

A Few Hours a Week A Lifetime of Benefit

The YMCA of Okanagan is seeking part-time staff and volunteers to work in their Beyond the Bell program in West Kelowna, providing children in grades 1-5 with the additional help and attention they need to keep pace with their peers in school. YMCA Beyond the Bell is a fully funded after-school program offered at George Pringle Elementary school, providing academic and social supports to children who are struggling in school.

We are seeking energetic, caring, well-organized individuals who have a passion for helping children.

A career with the YMCA of Okanagan will offer an opportunity to become a part of something bigger and inspire positive change by supporting the development of strong individuals, families and the community in spirit, mind and body. Join us today!

YMCA of Okanagan offers a competitive compensation and benefits program.


George Pringle Elementary School


Part Time Flexible hours - 10 to 20 hours/week

Major Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • Leads high quality program planning; incorporating the Y's values
  • Maintains safety and supervision in accordance with provincial licensing requirements and standards
  • Operates the center as per the Y's child behavior management guidelines
  • Builds healthy relationships with children, parents, teachers, colleagues and external stakeholders
  • Actively interacts with children ages 6-12 as a play partner and homework helper
  • Supports implementation of play based educational programming, including interactive play, literacy, mathematics, science, building, drama, games, team building, daily physical activity, and sports
  • Enthusiastic and positive nature


  • Special certifications are not needed to work in this program, just a willingness to help and make a difference in a child's future. On the job training will be provided.
  • Upon request provide three references, (e.g. employer, supervisor or colleague, teacher, coach, etc.)
  • 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 six months preceding your 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 Y experience.

Application Process:

Applications can be made via https://www.ymcaokanagan.ca/Careers or in person with cover letter and resume at the address below by October 21st, 2019:

Danielle Miranda, General Manager, Child Care


201-2949 Pandosy Street, Kelowna BC


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