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Job Details

Job Number:  56790
YMCA Childminding Staff
Job Posted: Friday, 16 August 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 12 September 2019
(in 18 days)
YMCA of Northern BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako / North East Type: Part time
Location: Prince George Salary: $13.85/hour

Position Title:                 Childminding Staff

Status:                             Part-Time (10-20 Hours/Week)

Placement Date:                         Immediately

Hourly Rate:                    $13.85/hr

Reports To:                     Morgan Williams, Childminding Supervisor

Hours of Work:               Daytime, Evening and Weekend shifts


Purpose and Objective

Reporting to the Centre Manager and working under the supervision of the Childminding Supervisor, the successful candidate will for the temporary care of children ages 3 months to 8 years. Working with volunteers, you will be responsible for the care, safety and well-being of multiple children at one time.

You will be required to display an understanding of the healthy development of children in this age group and to clearly communicate with children and their parents in a positive, caring and respectful manner. You are an efficient, highly organized, detail orientated, multi-tasker looking to work in a fast- paced environment.


The successful candidate will be able to relate well to children, youth and adults in a positive, caring and respectful manner. This position requires a strong understanding of the Early Years (0-6 years of age) and Early Childhood Educator experience and education is an asset.


Specific Responsibilities


Ensuring YMCA experiences are friendly and welcoming

  • Work with children and families who access the facility
  • Provide excellent customer service to parents and children
  • Provide high quality care for children accessing childminding including feeding and changing
  • Communicate with parents regarding the care of their child


Build positive relationships that encourage participant’s growth and development

  • Support children’s development through play and activities
  • Use appropriate communication to encourage children and re-direct as required


Ensuring YMCA programs and experiences are safe

  • Is responsible for the safety and security of members/participants
  • Work as a team to coordinate safe practice and supervision of children
  • Maintain current qualifications as required by this position and follow the YMCA policies and practices


Attends staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.


Other related duties as directed by supervisor.



  • Experience working with children ages 0-6 years
  • Clear criminal record check and vulnerable sector search
  • Current first aid and CPR certification
  • Child care Emergency First Aid is an asset
  • Additional education and training in Early Childhood Education is an asset


Service Strategy: Ability to identify the needs and wants of members/participants as a priority and respond in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person’s YMCA Experience.


Initiative/Enthusiasm/Innovation: Ability to manage and lead to achieve and exceed identified goals.


Planning & Organizing: Ability to establish a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and others to accomplish short and long term goals.


Problem Solving: Ability to identify an issue, gathers and processes relevant information, determines possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements and evaluates them.


Negotiation/Communication/Interpersonal Skills: Ability to speak, write, listen and secure information in a variety of settings. Ability to cooperate with others to achieve results. Ability to create and build relationships inside and outside the organization.



This posting will remain open until the successful candidate is found.


Please submit the following documents (applications that do not include all of the following items will be considered incomplete):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

YMCA Employment Application (located at:



Applications will be accepted via mail, fax, or email to the attention of:

Shannon Johnson, Centre Manager

Box 1808

2020 Massey Drive

Prince George, BC V2L 4V7


fax: (250) 564-2474


The YMCA of Northern BC thanks everyone for their interest in this opportunity. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit the 3 following documents: Cover letter, resume and YMCA Employment Application located on our website nbc.ymca.ca. Applications can be emailed, mailed or faxed to the attention of Shannon Johnson, Centre Manager
Contact Details
Shannon Johnson, Centre Manager
YMCA of Northern BC
2020 Massey Drive
PO Box 1808
Prince George, BC, V2L 4V7

Fax: (250) 564-2474
www:   nbc.ymca.ca

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