Job Posting 94376

Marketing & Communications Assistant, YMCA@Home+
Work From Home - British Columbia
closed 4 days ago (Sun, 28 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $18.00 per hour

Canada Summer Jobs Criteria

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • Have a Valid Social Insurance Number at the start of the employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations


Date Posted:                       
May 17, 2023


Position Title:                      
Marketing & Communications Assistant – YMCA@Home+

Flexible work location- remote work located in BC


Temporary, Full Time (with possibility of extension/permanent)

Approximately 8 weeks Canada Summer Jobs term


Hours of Work:                   
35 hours per week

$18.00 per hour


Start Date:                           
July 4, 2023

End Date:                             
August 29, 2023


Reports to:                          
General Manager, Membership Growth Initiative


Nature and Scope:

Reporting to the GM, Membership Growth Initiative, the Marketing & Communications Assistant will work as part of a collaborative team to create and deliver a range of marketing, communications, digital, and video content for our YMCA at Home+ website and YMCA Ignite. The coordinator will assist us in attaining our objective of enhancing our digital presence and fostering connections with diverse communities across British Columbia and beyond.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the growth of internal and external audiences through social media and audience engagement strategies.
  • Support the development and creation of e-learning courses as required by our clients.
  • Support the design and editing of digital and print assets, video, and web content.
  • Write clear, accurate, and original copy for a variety of platforms including print, advertisements, social media, websites, newsletters, and email.
  • Monitor analytics and consumer reaction of YMCA at Home using website and social media analytics.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • A degree (or in degree in progress) in graphic design, marketing, communications, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in two or more of the following areas: graphic design, photography, website development, virtual services and content delivery, e-learning course creation, marketing, social media advertising and/or social media community development.
  • Strong proficiency with one or more of the following platforms: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premier Pro, Articulate 360, Absorb, Squarespace, and/or Microsoft Office 365.
  • Experience with marketing and communications projects.
  • Strong oral communication and exemplary writing skills, including copywriting, promotional writing, business writing, web, social media, and editing.
  • Collaborative with a customer-focused, positive attitude and a willingness to learn new skills.
  • A self-starter with the ability to initiate projects and see them through to completion.
  • Tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and juggle multiple demands with competing timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and decisions and create action plans based on information discovered.
  • Creative problem solver, with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail.
  • Experience producing materials by working with designers and print/production vendors.
  • 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

YMCA BC 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.  



YMCA BC 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 to grow in spirit, mind, and body.


Since January 2023, YMCA of Northern British Columbia, YMCA-YWCA of Kamloops and YMCA of Greater Vancouver are officially one association, with one mission to strengthen our impact for communities across British Columbia. We are YMCA BC – Even Stronger Together. This transition marks a new chapter in our long-standing history of building communities, transforming lives, and connecting people of all ages, stages, backgrounds and abilities, to unique opportunities to learn, grow, and reach their potential. 


YMCA BC provides services in health, fitness & aquatics, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 150,000 participants annually.



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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