YMCA of Greater Vancouver Team Leader – Family, Child and Youth Staff Part Time in Gibsons, BC

YMCA of Greater Vancouver

Branch Gibsons BC CA

Team Leader – Family, Child and Youth Staff
Gibsons, BC

Health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 115,000. Care for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years so adult participants are free to…

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of

community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.

For 129 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. As the Lower Mainland’s largest independent charity, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 115,000 participants annually. The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is accredited by the Imagine Canada national Standards Program for excellence and compliance in nonprofit accountability, transparency and governance.

Nature & Scope:

The YMCA is happy to partner with the SCRD to provide quality childminding to the SCRD participants three days per week. The Family, Child and Youth Staff are responsible for providing support and delivering family focused programming and services. YMCA Childminding provides care for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years so adult participants are free to take a class, use the gym facilities or meet other parents in the facility. Childminding staff will work independently, with little direct supervision.

Major Responsibilities:

 Actively interact with children, families, and youth in a positive and professional manner

 Build meaningful relationships through positive daily interaction

 Promote philanthropy through the YMCA’s annual Strong Kids Campaign

 Interact directly with children and encourage interaction between children

 Create and maintain a positive atmosphere and build positive self-esteem and confidence in children

 Assist with the planning and implementation of safe and fun YMCA Child & Youth programs in accordance with YMCA standards, YMCA Child Protection policies, and YMCA Healthy Child Development principles

 Establish and maintain positive communication with parents

 Maintain an atmosphere of achievement that inspires self and others to succeed at the highest levels

 Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA and SCRD standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all members and staff

 Maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all program areas, common spaces, and washrooms

 Assist with training new staff/volunteers in procedures and practices

 Remain flexible – willing to learn new skills, alter shifts

 Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required

 Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and be appropriately dressed and well groomed


 Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C & AED certificate

 Experience working with children and families in a recreational setting

 Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date

 3 professional references

Competencies: Commitment to Organization and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver.

Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority, and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience.

Teamwork: Ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal collective results.

Communication: Ability to speak, write, listen, and secure information in a variety of settings Outcomes Oriented: Ability to lead, manage, and achieve identified goals. Application Process: Internal applicants should inform their supervisor prior to application. Please apply by completing both of the following steps:

Step 1- Complete online application using the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=93112&lang=en_CA&source=GP

Step 2- Complete online questionnaire using the following link: https://sigmaselect.com/apply/positiondetails.aspx?positionid=621

Application deadline: October 5th, 2015

Thank you for your interest and application.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Gibsons, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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