July 16, 2021
ECEA (Early Childhood Education Assistant) Training Program and
Youth BEAT (Breakthrough to Employment & Training)
Robert Lee YMCA (955 Burrard Street, Vancouver)
Currently working remotely until further notice
Estimated return in early fall, subject to public health guidelines
Hours of Work:
35 hours per week
Under review, includes benefits
As soon as possible
March 31, 2023
Manager, Youth Employment Programs
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.
For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.
Nature and Scope:
The Early Childhood Educator Assistant (ECEA) is an employment and training program designed to provide training to you ages 18-30 years old to become Early Childhood Education Assistants. This occurs through a multi-phased program beginning with a series of workshops and training sessions followed by practical work experience and on-going employment support.
Youth BEAT is an employment and training program designed to support youth living with mental illness in developing fundamental life, social and employability skills. This occurs through a multi-phased program beginning with a series of workshops and training sessions followed by practical work experience and on-going employment and mental health support.
This position has the primary responsibility for program administration for both programs. The Administrative Assistant supports programs by setting up structure and process for the delivery of the program. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for data entry and statistical tracking of program participant information and outcomes. The work environment is very fast-paced, with a high volume of program participants. The incumbent will work directly within a team of three staff.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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