YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 06-Nov-2019 to 30-Nov-2019 (PST)
  • Penticton, BC, CAN
  • $16.49-$18.45
  • Hourly
  • Full and/or Part Time

Position Details:

Reporting to the Manager of Child Care Programs, ECEs and ECE-As  will assist in the delivery of high-quality programs, instilling the YMCA's core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. All Educators will be trained in the YMCA Play to Learn emergent curriculum and have access to learning materials to facilitate a YMCA Playing to Learn licensed Child Care Centre.

The YMCA has 5 early years care and preschool centres across the central and south Okanagan with plans to open a 6th multi-age centre on Dilworth in Early 2020 in addition to our 7 school age care sites, serving over 500 families in care, we will continue to grow and provide best-in-class care and programming for more families in the Okanagan. With our growth comes opportunities for you to grow and succeed with us!


ECE-A- $16.49

ECE- $18.45 plus wage enhancement

Full Time Benefits:

  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Sick days for family members
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Annual YMCA Pension contribution of 5%after two years of continuous employment
  • Paid Training
  • $500/yr Health Membership


YMCA Playing to Learn Child Care Centre at Queens Park, Penticton

Full Time, Part Time and On Call positions Available


  • Ensure the delivery of a high-quality program and age appropriate care that meet best practices whereby enhancing children's development and learning
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to the YMCA, including children, their families, staff and the community


  • Only candidates who hold an Early Childhood Certificate, Infant Toddler Certificate, or Early Childhood Assistant Certificate can be considered for these positions.
  • First Aid certificate - required
  • Enthusiasm, energy, interpersonal and organizational skills necessary to support a positive team environment
  • 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, wants of members/participants as priority, and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

Application Process:

Please apply by November 30th, 2019 with cover letter and resume addressed to:

Colleen Keeler, Manager Child Care Programs

#201-2949 Pandosy Street, Kelowna BC V1Y 1W1



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