Job Posting 76439

Coordinator, Recruitment
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster
closed 5 days ago (Thu, 21 Oct)
full time  •  Under review, includes benefits


Date Posted:                       

October 7, 2021


Position Title:                      

Coordinator, Recruitment



New Westminster YMCA (620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster)

Occasional travel is required to visit other YMCA locations in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, and Sea to Sky region



Full-time, Permanent



35 hours per week



Under Review, includes benefits


Start Date:                           

As soon as possible


Reports To:                          

Director, Employee Relations – Children’s Services


About us:

The YMCA cares about raising healthy and resilient kids, ensuring youth feel confident and supported, and helping people feel healthy and connected to others in the community. As the Lower Mainland's largest operational charity, our staff and volunteers provide vital community services that have a positive impact on some of the community's most pressing social issues.


We’ve been a part of the Lower Mainland for more than 130 years––a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to reach their potential. Serving 120,000 people annually, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides programs and services in health and fitness, aquatics, child care, camp, employment, education and training, child and family development, immigrant services, global initiatives, youth leadership development and health management. In all things, we align our activities with our values:

  • Do the right thing - We are caring, respectful, honest and responsible in all we do
  • Put people first - We believe in the strengths, perspectives and passion of people
  • Keep our promises -We do what we say we will do
  • Lead by example -We are courageous, speak with conviction, listen attentively and collaborate


Nature & Scope: 

Reporting to the Director, Employee Relations – Children’s Services, the Recruitment Coordinator supports high-volume recruitment and human resources related administrative tasks. The Coordinator primarily serves the YMCA’s Children’s Services department, which includes licenced and unlicensed child care programs. The Recruitment Coordinator represents the YMCA to potential candidates and actively cultivates an excellent applicant experience.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform high volume recruitment within tight timelines, including: creating and updating job postings, posting job postings, shortlisting applications, coordinating interviews, leading interviews, making or facilitating hiring decisions, preparing letters of offer and hiring packages, extending job offers, collecting and submitting all new hire paperwork and documentation, and communicating all status updates
  • Answer general phone inquiries and monitor the HR email account to direct emails as needed
  • Update and maintain secure confidential personnel files for employees
  • Call or email to complete reference checks for potential job applicants
  • Submit applications for Criminal Records Checks online to the Ministry of Justice
  • Provide reception coverage at Royal Avenue reception desk as scheduled
  • Support the HR Coordinator and HR Manager with administrative tasks as required
  • Attend career fairs and employment events to promote the organization and publicize current employment opportunities
  • Comply with all relevant policies and legislation including the Employment Standards Act, BC Human Rights Code, YMCA policies and procedures, related employment laws, and other applicable agreements
  • Support YMCA philanthropic initiatives



  • Diploma in a related program, 1 year of recruitment experience and/or a combination of related education and work experience
  • Experience/knowledge in principles of human resources, an asset
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now, an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Proficient with MS Office Suites for word processing, spreadsheets, email systems and database applications
  • Accurate and detailed editing skills
  • Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle for occasional travel across Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, and Sea to Sky
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding start date
  • The YMCA has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all staff and volunteers to be vaccinated as per the timelines set out by the province - one dose by September 13 and second dose by October 24.


In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:

Leading Self

  • Evolve in Professional Capability – Commit to being better
  • Achieve Excellence and Authenticity – Show up with the best version of you

Leading Others

  • Develop the Potential in Others – Help people grow and lead
  • Create a Culture of Connection – Build bridges between people and partners

Leading Mission

  • Think and Act Strategically – Make good decisions and act on them
  • Make an Intentional Impact – Advance the strength and cause of the Y

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