Job Posting 78260

Early Childhood Educator, IT (Infant Toddler)
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Fraser ...
30+ Early Years locations across the Lower Mainland+
closes in 25 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
full time  •  $21.86 - $22.80 + Benefits + Government Wage Enhancement (additional $4 per hour)


Position Title:                      

Early Childhood Educator, IT (Infant Toddler)



30+ Early Years locations across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, and Sunshine Coast

Please refer to our Early Years Child Care Careers and apply to your preferred locations



Permanent, Full-Time


Hours of Work:                   

35 - 40 hours per week


Monday – Friday, shifts vary between 7:30AM - 6PM



$21.86 per hour for ECE License

$22.80 per hour for ECE IT and SN License

Plus an additional $4 per hour for Licensed ECE’s

as per the Provincial Government’s Wage Enhancement Initiative



Free YMCA gym membership

Extended Health and Dental Benefits

Disability and Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program with free access to counselling

Retirement Plan with employer matching

Subsidized Child Care


Start Date:                           

As soon as possible

Reports to:                          

Team Lead, Child Care


About YMCA Childcares: 

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is the largest provider of licensed childcare in Western Canada, with over thirty Early Years locations across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast. Featuring our YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum, our childcare centers offer infant, toddler, 3-5 and preschool programs. We provide an environment that helps kids feel at home, learning and growing in a welcoming, safe and stimulating environment. 


Major Responsibilities:  

  • Provide quality care and creative programming to children  
  • Build meaningful and positive relationships with children and families  
  • Work with your team to create a supportive and safe environment for both staff and families 
  • Deliver high quality and age-appropriate programs based on the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum 
  • Provide active supervision at all times and work as a team to support transitions between play areas 
  • Use our parent communication app (Weemarkable) to provide daily communication and updates 
  • Keep a clean and safe environment – in all program areas and common spaces (with enhanced cleaning protocols for COVID-19) 
  • Follow all YMCA, Child Care Facility Licensing (CCFL) and legal requirements, including YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum standards 



  • Basic ECE certification from a program recognized in British Columbia 
  • Infant Toddler Educator (ITE) License required
  • Special Needs Educator (SNE) is an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Any training related to child growth and development is an asset
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR-C & AED certificate required (can be obtained within 30 days after start date)
  • 3 professional reference checks to be completed
  • 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 your start date
  • The YMCA has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated, as per the timeline set out by the province



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


The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is committed to creating an inclusive, accessible environment where all members of our community feel valued, respected, and supported. We encourage applications from the diverse communities in which we live and serve, including but not limited to people of colour, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We have established policies, procedures, and practices to meet accessibility standards throughout the hiring process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact our Human Resources department.



About the YMCA:

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. 


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 and fitness, aquatics, child care, camp, employment & community services, child and family development, youth programs, and health management to over 120,000 participants annually. 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


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