Activity Leader, Additional Support & Inclusion, YMCA Kids Club
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver, BC, CA
2d ago

Date Posted : March 30, 2022

Position Title : Activity Leader, Additional Support & Inclusion, YMCA Kids Club (Before and After School Program)

Location : Mount Pleasant YMCA Kids Club (2300 Guelph St, Vancouver)

Terms : Part-time, Permanent : 25 hours / week

  • Additional hours available during early dismissals and school closures.
  • Program follows the school calendar. Work may be available at this or different YMCA Day Camp locations during summer, spring, and winter breaks.
  • Shift : Monday - Friday 7 : 30am - 9 : 00am & 2 : 30pm - 6 : 00pm

    Rate : $18.21 / hour + benefits

    Start Date : As soon as possible

    Reports to : Team Leader, YMCA Kids Club

    This posting is governed by the Collective Agreement between the YMCA Child Care Centers and BCGEU Local 303.

    Benefits :

  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Casual dress code
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Employee assistance program with free access to counselling
  • Retirement plan
  • Subsidized child care
  • Job Description :

    Our YMCA Kids Club before and after school care programs provide a safe, fun environment that encourages children to try new things.

    We are looking for passionate, energetic, flexible, caring and responsible individuals to work with school age children before and / or after school.

    YMCA Additional Support Activity Leaders are responsible for ensuring children with challenging behaviors or support needs have an inclusive before and after school experience.

    Responsibilities :

  • Work effectively within a staff team to provide an inclusive environment of support, strategies, and resources for children with diverse needs to fully participate within the program.
  • Help to build a community of inclusion for all children through supporting strengths and stretches
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with children and their families, and key stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development, integration, and maintenance of care plans within the program
  • Help children navigate conflict and role model positive behaviors
  • Ensure the health and safety of children in your care
  • Adhere to workplace health and safety policies, safe work practices and procedures
  • Qualifications / Experience :

  • Must be 19 years of age
  • Experience working or volunteering with children ages 5 - 12
  • Experience working with children with additional support needs
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR in accordance with Schedule C of the Child Care Licensing Regulation (can be taken within 90 days of start date)
  • It is an asset if you have had training related to child development, and if you don’t the YMCA provides training!
  • 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.
  • Criminal record check application forms will be provided to you by the YMCA as we are required to use the provincial Criminal Record Review Program

  • 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.
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