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Job Number:  38883
Supervisor, Early Childhood Programs
Job Posted: Saturday, 14 October 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 30 November 2017
(in 9 days)
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 26.16

Position Title: Supervisor, Early Childhood Programs

Location: Bob and Kay Ackles Nanook House YMCA Child Care: Vancouver, BC

Terms: Permanent, Full-time; 35 hours per week

Shifts: Monday - Friday (shift will vary)

Salary: $26.16 hourly

Ideal Start Date: ASAP

Reports To: Program Manager, Early Years

 

Situation:

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 over 130 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. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health, fitness & aquatics, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.

 

Located in the heart of East Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, the Bob & Kay Ackles YMCA Nanook House is a vibrant community-serving centre that offers a supporting, caring haven for children & parents. Designed with a community-centred approach to helping vulnerable children & families, Nanook House provides both much needed quality community programs, as well as links to community services and resources. Complete with a community room & fully functional kitchen, Nanook House offers valuable community programs to the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood.

 

Nature & Scope:

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Supervisor will oversee the operations of the child care programs by providing direct leadership, guidance and ongoing support to staff and volunteers who work with families and children 3 months to 5 years. The Supervisor will work closely with the YMCA Child Care Management Team and other YMCA branches and external agencies to ensure the delivery of quality programs and initiatives that contribute to individual, family, and community well-being.

 

Major Responsibilities:

· Direct and provide on-site leadership to the licensed child care programs, in adherence with applicable YMCA Policies and Procedures, Child Care Regulations, legal requirements and YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum standards

· Provide leadership and direction to staff teams to ensure that the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum and best practices are consistently maintained in the programs to support children’s development and learning

· Coach, develop and support staff and volunteer teams to achieve excellence in service orientation through building relationships and partnerships with families

· Responsible for recruitment (including all hiring and firing decisions), orientation, and performance management of child care staff and volunteers with support from the Management Team

· Ensure child care programs are integrated and delivered in conjunction with various community support and resource agencies

· Manage and meet association commitments and targets with regards to annual operating plans and budgets, YMCA Strong Kids fundraising campaign, YMCA initiatives and other special projects, while ensuring that all programs operate at maximum capacity

· Develop and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders including YMCA staff and volunteers, Vancouver Coastal Health, community agencies and service providers, schools, and ministry staff -- with a goal to increase our impact in the strategic priorities of the association.

 

Qualifications:

· Post-Secondary Degree or Certification in the field of Early Childhood Education (including infant/toddler certification)

· Minimum five (5) years’ experience working with children and families in licensed group child care programs

· Minimum three (3) years of direct supervisory experience of leading multiple staff and volunteer teams in child care, family or community program settings

· Strong knowledge and experience of emergent curriculum such as YMCA Playing to Learn with evidence of successful implementation and ongoing consistency within programs

· Strong knowledge of child growth and development, family relations and family centered practices

· Knowledge of local resources and surrounding communities and neighborhoods an asset

· Demonstrated ability to be flexible, adaptable and work in a high demand environment

· Ability to make sound judgments and decisions; effective prioritizing and problem solving skills

· Understanding of and experience in working with families from diverse backgrounds

· Exceptional interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills

· Computer proficient – Microsoft Office

· High degree of independence and initiative within a team environment

· First Aid/CPR-C certificate required

· Ability to work some evenings, weekends and flexible schedule, as required

· 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

 

Application Process: Internal applicants, please inform your Supervisor prior to application

 

Internal Applicants: Please apply by using the following link. https://workforcenow.adp.com/myportal/ess/recruitment/internalPostingPreview.faces?client=ymcagv&jobId=133817&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

 

External Applicants: Please apply by using the following link. https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=133817&lang=en_CA&source=CC3

 

Application deadline: Until Filled

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Application Process: Internal applicants, please inform your Supervisor prior to application

Internal Applicants: Please apply by using the following link. https://workforcenow.adp.com/myportal/ess/recruitment/internalPostingPreview.faces?client=ymcagv&jobId=133817&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

External Applicants:

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https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=133817&lang=en_CA&source=CC3

Application deadline: Until Filled
Contact Details:
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
www:   workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=133817&lang=en_CA&source=CC


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