Glenview Elementary School
2:15pm - 5:15pm
Plus bi-weekly program meetings
*Training hours may vary
What you will gain
- $15.20+/hr dependent on qualifications and experience
- 6% Vacation Pay
- YMCA Membership
- Paid Training
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 committed to providing our community the support it needs to thrive through employment, youth services, and programming for families and seniors. We believe a vibrant, healthy community is one in which everyone feels a sense of belonging and connection.
What you will bring
Our caring community health providers are passionate about helping children, youth, families, and seniors live well. They believe in guiding each individual through a holistic approach to health that embodies all aspects of physical, mental, and social well-being to support people to live healthier, happier lives.
Responsibilities and abilities
The YMCA Beyond the Bell Program Leader is responsible for following the Beyond the Bell structure and curriculum, utilizing a 1 to 5 leader to child ratio, and instilling the Y’s core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. The Program Leader models strong relationships with children grades 1-5. The children will be actively engaged in improving social, numeric and literacy skills while participating in sports, outdoor play, arts and crafts. They are also responsible for:
- Leadership and high quality program planning for children grades 1-5
- Operating the program within the Y’s child behavior management guidelines
- Building healthy relationships with children, parents, teachers, principals, janitors and other Y colleagues
- Being a play partner and homework helper and enjoy interacting with children ages 6-11
- Assisting with implementation of educational programming, including interactive play, literacy, mathematics, science, building, drama, games, team building, daily physical activity, and sports
- Minimum 1 year post-secondary education in a related field or have completed a course or a combination of courses of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition
- Preferred candidate will have experience and or education in Education or Social Work disciplines
- Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.
- Current First Aid and CPR Certificate or ability to obtain
- Upon request, provide 3 references; a minimum of 2 will be professional in nature (eg. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague)
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, and an orientation to service, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
- Leadership/Coaching – Ability to direct and develop performance of others to achieve desired result.
- 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.
- Community Awareness and Understanding – Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the vision, mission and values of the organization.