Job Posting 102090

Online Learning Content & Curriculum Developer
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Flexible - British Columbia
closed 3 days ago (Sun, 14 Jul)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $55,000 - $70,000 per year

Date Posted:                       
June 21, 2024


Position Title:                     
Online Learning Content & Curriculum Developer



Flexible Remote

Priority will be provided to applicants in British Columbia

Hybrid/In-Person work options may be available

Some travel for meetings and events may be required


1 Year Term, Full-Time (with potential for extension)

Some evenings and weekend hours (special events) required as per operational needs


Start Date:                          
As soon as possible   


End Date:
Approximately 1 Year from Start Date  


$55,000 - 70,000 per year

Reports to:                          
GM, Digital Experiences



  • Typical 7 hour work day / 35 hour work week
  • Competitive paid vacation time off
  • Paid sick time and leaves
  • YMCA Staff Membership
  • Business Casual
  • Training and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Be part of a charitable organization that positively impacts the community         


The YMCA of Greater Toronto and YMCA BC have partnered to create the first-of-its-kind digital platform in Canada – YMCA Ignite. Thanks in part to generous funding from the RBC Future Launch Foundation, our YMCAs are leading the development of YMCA Ignite to enable YMCAs to expand their geographic reach, increase availability to critical programs, and increase our overall impact on Canadian youth.


As we migrate our YBC staff, volunteers, and community to the YMCA Ignite platform, an online learning content and curriculum developer will collaborate with internal and external subject matter experts to develop and update content.


You will be joining a small, but exceptional team committed to pioneering new ways to serve Canadians anytime, anywhere.


Nature & Scope:

The Online Learning Content and Curriculum Developer is an innovative and detail-oriented professional who is dedicated to creating and implementing a range of online learning content for the YMCAs of BC and Greater Toronto as well as our partner YMCAs.


The successful candidate will work as part of a collaborative team to fulfill the content goals and objectives of the YMCA Ignite platform and/or YMCA Learning & Development.


This is a creative, high-output, deadline-driven position. The Online Learning Content and Curriculum Developer will have knowledge and experience in the following areas: e-learning course creation, self-authoring software, e-learning design principals, adult learning principals, English-language corporate writing and copy editing, and/or English Language Development (ELD) standards.


Major Responsibilities:


Dependent upon the skills and competencies of the successful candidate, the Online Learning Content and Curriculum Developer can expect to be tasked as follows:

  • Analyze and document core requirements and insights from subject matter experts and learners for incorporation into online courses
  • Coordinate and collect subject matter, documentation, and information necessary to develop high quality, self-directed online courses and related resource materials
  • Write and edit storyboards for e-learning modules
  • Write clear, accurate, and original copy
  • Recommend tactics, tools, formats and/or resources that will elevate course content
  • Create online courses using self-authoring software
  • Design assessment measures, including knowledge audits, course evaluations, and tests
  • Participate in content review, revision, and sign-off cycles
  • Provide analysis on nation-wide e-learning opportunities that align with the YMCA mission and values
  • Monitor analytics and YMCA Ignite user experiences
  • Ensure YMCA brand compliance
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in education, marketing, communications, or related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in three or more of the following areas: virtual content creation, e-learning course creation, corporate writing, copyediting, graphic design, website development, or education.
  • Strong proficiency with e-learning software and course authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline
  • Knowledge of instructional design theory, adult learning principles, and/or English Language Learner development standards
  • Strong oral communication and exemplary English-language writing skills, including copywriting, promotional writing, business writing, web, social media, and editing.
  • Collaborative with a customer-focused, positive attitude and a willingness to learn new skills.
  • A self-starter with the ability to initiate projects and see them through to completion.
  • Ability to adapt and work through ambiguity, changing priorities and juggle multiple demands with competing timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and decisions and create action plans based on information discovered.
  • Creative problem solver, with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail.
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding start date
  • 3 Professional Reference Checks to be completed


YMCA BC is committed to creating an inclusive, accessible environment where all members of our community feel valued, respected, and supported. We encourage applications from the diverse communities in which we live and serve, including but not limited to people of colour, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We have established policies, procedures, and practices to meet accessibility standards throughout the hiring process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact our Human Resources department.  




In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:


Leading Self

  • Evolve in Professional Capability – Commit to being better
  • Achieve Excellence and Authenticity – Show up with the best version of you

Leading Others

  • Develop the Potential in Others – Help people grow and lead
  • Create a Culture of Connection – Build bridges between people and partners

Leading Mission

  • Think and Act Strategically – Make good decisions and act on them
  • Make an Intentional Impact – Advance the strength and cause of the Y 

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