Job Posting 61537

Active Play Facilitator
YMCA of Northern BC
North Coast / Nechako / North East, Prince George
closed 5 days ago (Thu, 2 Apr)
contract - full time  •  $16.60 Hourly

Active Play Program
Facilitator - Child Care
Resource and Referral
Who we are
Rooted in Northern BC for over 50 years, the YMCA of Northern BC is a
charity of over 400 staff and volunteers working together to strengthen
the foundations of our community through promoting healthy living,
fostering belonging, inclusion, and connection, and helping children,
families, and seniors thrive. We offer opportunities for personal growth
and create social change through child care services, camp programs,
community health services, employment services, recreation, and health
and fitness services.
What you will do
At the YMCA people are our greatest asset and we are proud to be an
employer of choice. Working at the YMCA means you are part of a fun,
positive team, in an environment of honesty, caring, respect,
responsibility, and inclusivity. The YMCA is the largest not-for-profit
provider of child care in Canada and the YMCA of Northern BC is the
largest provider in the north, serving: Chetwynd, Fort St. James, Fort St.
John, Prince George, and Vanderhoof. YMCA Child Care is a home away
from home.
What you will bring
Our educators are passionate about creating lasting positive impact in
the lives of the children in our care from 3 months to 12 years. Our team
of professionals believe in play-based educational programming. We are
nurturing, family-centered, and committed to our YMCA Playing to
Learn™ and YMCA A Place to Connect™ curriculums. Our team members
possess excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and believe
in the power of teamwork.
Responsibilities and abilities
• The Active Play Program Facilitator will work with a small team
P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 |
Child Care
Employment Opportunities
to develop activities while facilitating and supervising participants at various locations in the
Prince George and surrounding area. The successful candidate will spend majority of the day
physically active outside, in all types of summer weather conditions.
• Must be 15-30 years of age
• Outgoing with ability to work unsupervised, take initiative, lead groups
• Proven Computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Office
• Experience and/or education working in child care (Asset)
• Physical ability to complete tasks
• Child Care First Aid/CPR certificate (or willing to obtain one immediately upon starting)
• Must possess a valid Drivers license with a clear diver’s abstract
• Use of personal vehicle may be required
• Satisfactory Criminal Record and Clear Vulnerable Sector Search.
• Three satisfactory professional references.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, and an orientation to service, the
candidate should possess the following competencies:
1. Leadership/Coaching – Ability to direct and develop performance of others to achieve desired
2. Negotiation/Communication/Interpersonal Skills Able 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.
3. Planning/Organizing – Ability to establish a clearly defined and effective course of action for self
and others to accomplish short and long term goals.
4. Problem Solving – Ability to identify an issue, gathers and processes relevant information,
determine possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements and evaluates them.
5. 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.
6. Initiative/Enthusiasm/Innovation – Ability to manage and lead in order to achieve and exceed
identified goals.
7. Community Awareness and Understanding – Demonstrates and promotes a personal
understanding of and appreciation for the vision, mission and values of the organization.
8. Project Resource Management – Ability to manage a project from initial planning to completion.
9. Strategic Planning/Visioning - Ability to visualize future direction and formulate strategies, plans
and action to achieve vision.
P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 |
Child Care
Employment Opportunities
Please apply with cover letter, resume, and
application (found at to:
Alisha Wilson
CCRR Coordinator
By May 31st,2020
How to apply
The YMCA thanks all those interested in this position.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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