Job Posting 64992

Manager child care Operations
YMCA of Northern BC
North Coast / Nechako / North East, Nechako Region
closes in 5 days (Fri, 30 Oct)
full time  •  50,000 - 60,000 per year

New Role! Manager,
Child Care
Operations, Nechako
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.
Vanderhoof, BC
Integris Community Centre
Permanent Full Time, Salary
What you will gain
50,000 – 60,000 per year
Cell Phone
Starting 4 weeks annual vacation
YMCA Membership
Paid sick days
Sick days for family members
Full Benefits Package
Annual YMCA Pension contribution
of 5% - After 2 years
Discount on child care (excluding
infant and toddler care)
P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 |
Child Care
Employment Opportunities
Responsibilities and abilities
Reporting directly to the Director of Child Care Services, the Child Care Operations Manager is an
enthusiastic, results driven member of the leadership team with a can do attititude. This person
believes that every child matters and has a right to a high quality, inclusive learning environment.
Therefore, this person supports and coaches their team to ensure an environment of continual
improvement. The operations manager is responsible for providing successful leadership and
management to all YMCA licensed child care programs in the Nechako Region. This includes working
with partners and community stake holders to identify and meet community need, opening new child
care programs as identified through our strategic initiatives.
Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for human resource management including coaching and performance management
• In line with achieving the Association strategic plan, responsible for developing divisional
operational plan goals on an annual basis
• Accountable for achieving operations goals through financial management of the programs
• Accountable for the development and implementation of the business plan for the Nechao Region
Centres including budgets, quality assuranece, staff, asset management and family engagement
• Accountable for the oversight to ensure quality delivery of YMCA Playing to Learn and YMCA A Place
to Connect training and implementation that aligns with Y mission, vision and strategic goals
• Ensures high service standards and satisfaction ratings thoughout all centres. Achieves all quality
targets established through assoicaiotn goals and national standards
• Ensures compliance with all municipal, provincial, regional and national YMCA initiatives. Ensures
that all centres are operating in compliance with the Child Care Licenisng Regulations at all times
• Oversite of staff schedules including vation requests in order to ensure seamless operations
• Oversight of recruitment and selection of staff
• Relationship building and coahcining with staff and volunteers
• Adherence to all YMCA of Northern BC policies
• Familiarity and compliance with applicabe legislation including Employment Standards, Human
Rights and Work Safe in order to safe guard the respectful and fair treatment of staff, volunteers,
members, participants and all visitors to the facility
• Meeting reporting requirements
• Engages and builds a team dedicated to excellence in service
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Detail oriented, self starter and organized
• Excellent time management and teamwork abilities
• Excellent customer relationship skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to problem solve and remain calm in an emergency
• Temperment, Ability, Character and Experience to guide staff in providing exceptional care
• Proven computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Office
• Works independently, making decisions and executing work with minimal support, in an
environment with many urgent and competing priorities.
• Multitasks while answering the phone, directing calls, data entry, workd processing with
accuracy , preparation of biweekly and monthly reports
P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 |
Child Care
Employment Opportunities
Work Environment:
• This position deals with multiple demands, deadlines and dealing with the day to day
interruptions from strategic initiatives
• Work involves a moderate amount of physical, mental and visual demands
• Occasional evenings and weekends
Qualifications • Post secondary diploma or degree in Early Care and Learning or a related field or combination of
education and experience
• Current License to Practice an asset
• Experience in the development and leadership of an effective, engaged team, min. 3 years
• Experience in child care and child development
• Phyiscal ability to do the duties required
• Satisfactory Criminal Record and Clear Vulnerable Sector Search.
• Three satisfactory professional references
• Reliable vehicle and class five license
• Immunization record including TB test
• Current Child Care First Aid & CPR -C Certification
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 result.
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
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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