Job Posting 58303

YMCA Chetwynd Child Care Coordinator
YMCA of Northern BC
North Coast / Nechako / North East, Chetwynd Care and Learning Centre, NLC Campus
closed 43 days ago (Mon, 9 Dec 2019)
full time  •  $43000-$50000 Annually

YMCA Chetwynd Child Care Coordinator (maternity position)

The YMCA of Northern BC is seeking a qualified, passionate applicant to join our Chetwynd early years team!

Working at the YMCA means you are part of a fun, positive environment.

At the YMCA, people are our greatest asset. We provide professional development opportunities and opportunities for growth and promotion.

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in Canada and the YMCA of Northern BC is the largest not for profit provider here in the North. Currently, the YMCA of Northern BC operates at 13 locations in five communities - child care, preschool and out of school care. We serve over 600 families with 95 exceptional staff and we are growing!

If you believe in the potential of children, from birth to twelve years of age and want to help us build healthy communities through operational excellence and by expanding programming in Chetwynd, this is the job for you! We are a team of professionals who believe in play based educational programming. We are nurturing, family centered and committed to our Playing to Learn™ and a Place to Connect™ curriculum. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and believe in the power of team.

Major Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • To provide successful leadership and management of the YMCA Chetwynd Care and Learning Centre while supporting expansion to meet community need.  The coordinator is committed to achieving excellence in child care and making a significant contribution towards the advancement of quality child care in the community.
  • To spend within an approved budget, hire, supervise and terminate all staff and volunteers within the Coordinator’s responsibility areas in consultation with the Senior Leadership and the CEO.
  • Ensure that all systems meet Association standards of confidentiality, safety, quality, concern for the environment and health and are in compliance with relevant government regulations at all times.

Qualifications:

  • Current ECE Certificate (or in process of), ECE Diploma an asset
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Front line experience in child care or other like programs
  • Current Emergency Child Care First Aid Certification
  • Three professional references
  • Immunization record and TB test
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Search. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Child Care Licensing Act and Regulations
  • Physical and mental ability to work under sometimes challenging circumstances

Application Process:

Please apply with cover letter, resume and application (found on our website nbc.ymca.ca) to:

Beverly Kettner – Child Care Operations Manager, Peace Region.  B

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