Job Posting 65002

Infant and Toddler Educator
YMCA of Northern BC
North Coast / Nechako / North East, Vanderhoof
closes in 10 days (Fri, 30 Oct)
full time  •  $18.50 - $20.83 hourly

Infant and Toddler
Educator (ECE willing to obtain
IT certification will be considered)
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
• To read, understand, and follow all YMCA, Child Care Facility
Licensing, and legal requirements, including YMCA Playing to
Learn curriculum standards.
Location
YMCA of Northern BC – Vanderhoof
Integris Community Centre
Hours
Full Time
40 hours/week
Monday - Friday
What you will gain
$18.50 - $20.83
(dependent on qualifications)
YMCA Membership
Paid sick days
Sick days for family members
6% Vacation pay
Annual YMCA Pension contribution
of 5%
Discount on child care (excluding
infant and toddler care)
4 paid professional development
days per year
Assistance with education fees
may be available
Interviews will commence upon
resume submission
P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 | nbc.ymca.ca
Child Care
Employment Opportunities
• To interact directly with the children, providing quality care and creative programming.
• To establish and maintain positive daily communications and interactions with families,
providing quality child care, building excellent programming, and excellent service to families,
providing quality customer service and building meaningful relationships.
• To assist with planning and implementing of a child-centered program, in accordance with
YMCA standards.
• To maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity and program areas,
common spaces and washrooms.
• Release children to authorized by parent/guardian, ask for ID to ensure authorized pick-up has
been verified.
• To work with staff team to deliver a high quality and age appropriate programs based on the
YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum and to attend YMCA Playing to Learn professional
development sessions and trainings.
• To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families
and staff.
• To maintain regular attendance, punctuality, and to be appropriately dressed and groomed.
Qualifications
• Infant and Toddler Early Childhood Educator License to Practice (or ECE willing to complete IT
will be considered)
• Special Needs License to Practice is an asset
• Current child care First Aid certificate
• Experience working with children in a child care/recreational setting
• TB test and Immunization record
• Three professional References
• The successful candidate will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record
Check and Clear Vulnerable Sector Search. The YMCA will provide the applicable instructions.
Compentencies
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.
P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 | nbc.ymca.ca
Child Care
Employment Opportunities
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.
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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