The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in Canada and the YMCA of Northern BC is the largest not for profit in the north. Currently, we operate out of 13 locations within five communities across Northern BC offering a range of supports including child care, preschool, and out of school care. As an organization, we're continuing to grow our reach in the region while always guiding our decision making and behaviour with our core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility.
At the YMCA of Northern BC we truly value our team of 96 exceptional staff that are working to support over 600 families by cultivating a fun and positive environment to work within. Our child care department is truly passionate about building relationships with the communities we work with and about providing quality learning experiences for children. If you believe in the potential of children and have the desire to be the ambassador of our cause then we want to hear from you.
The YMCA of Northern BC currently has an exciting opportunity for an Outreach Consultant - Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) to join our team on a full-time basis in either Burns Lake or Fort St. James.
As our new Outreach Consultant, you'll act as the community ambassador for the CCRR team while you work to provide support and education for parents, caregivers, and child care providers across many different communities. As a fundamental member of the CCRR team, you'll work to ensure we're the leading support service for child care resources in partnership with families, professionals, and communities. This role will entail travelling daily within the region in order to build a relationship with communities that could stand to benefit from our support.
In order to qualify for this role, you will need an early childhood education diploma or higher along with a minimum of 5 years of experience in quality front line delivery of child care. Other child development education is an asset. Child Care First Aid & CPR certification, an immunization record, and a valid driver's license as well as access to a reliable vehicle are all also needed.
As our ideal candidate for this role, you'll be a highly self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills and a strong sense of attention to detail. Your strong communication skills and ability to build up a rapport with just about anyone you meet will serve you well in this role as you develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships with communities in order to offer any assistance they might need.
Finally, individuals that are passionate about the work that they do and are eager to help children thrive will excel in this role.
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive hourly wage of $20 - $23 based on skills and experience. You will also be entitled to the following excellent benefits:
Upon joining the YMCA of Northern BC you'll be welcomed into a fun and collaborative environment where we truly value our employees and want to see them succeed.
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