Job Posting 92784

English Second Language (ESL) Program Coordinator
YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg
Winnipeg area
Downtown Community Hub, 301 Vaughan Street
closing today (Fri, 24 Mar)
full time - temporary / contract  •  To be provided




English Second Language (ESL) Program Coordinator

Full Time

Downtown Community Hub, 301 Vaughan Street



Are you passionate about community, education, and wellness? Our ESL Program helps adults who are new to the community learn English language skills while ensuring their children are cared for in a safe and comfortable environment. As the coordinator of the program, you will ensure language training standards are met, ensure quality child care is provided, lead a multidisciplinary team, and complete administrative functions.


Why work at the Y?

  • You make a difference in a participant’s life everyday
  • Great people and dynamic work environment
  • Complimentary individual Y membership
  • We pay most of your benefit premiums
  • 5% employer-matching pension plan
  • Many opportunities for growth and advancement


Are you the right fit?

  • Exceptional at developing and supporting a team of staff and volunteers
  • Foster positive relationships with participants, families, and those related to administering the program
  • Provide activities and experiences that meet the needs of the newcomer children
  • Assist ESL Teachers in providing language instruction according to best practices
  • Register and orient new students/children to program
  • Maintain reporting system for government funders and complete internal financial reporting
  • Ongoing evaluation and improvement of both language training and child care components of program

What else do you need?

  • Degree or diploma in related field
  • 2-4 years experience leading a team to success
  • 1+ year of experience managing, planning, and evaluating a related program
  • 1-3 years of child care experience preferred
  • Early Childhood Educator II, preferred
  • Preference for applicants with experience working with newcomer families
  • Knowledge of Adult Education, TESL/TEFL, Immigration and Settlement, and Early Childhood Education
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C (can provide)
  • Caring, compassionate, patient and understanding


The Y is committed to providing an inclusive environment where diversity is welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during any part of the recruitment or selection process, please don’t hesitate to reach out. This includes providing you with alternate formats of this posting. 


The Y is entrusted to provide a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks.


If hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of your employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully immunized against COVID-19  or have a valid exemption.



We thank you for your interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.



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