CNC Educator, Newcomer Services London - RECE

companyYMCA of Southwestern Ontario
locationLondon, ON, Canada
PublishedPublished: 6/8/2024
Full Time
16-20 / hour
Join the YMCA Newcomer Services Team!

Be the Spark! Join our passionate team and be the spark that ignites the potential in others.

Our culture is of paramount importance to us. We formally measure employee engagement annually to ensure our employees are having an excellent employment experience. Our current level of engagement is 80%, compared to some Canadian employer statistics of 69%.

YMCA of Southwestern Ontario was founded in 1856 and has over 200 locations from Goderich to Point Pelee, and Windsor to Woodstock. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of licensed child care in Canada and have over 100 school age programs across our regions. We also offer settlement services to newcomers, employment programs, mental health support, and youth programs. YMCA of Southwestern Ontario operates two overnight camps, one in Point Pelee National Park, and one on Beausoleil Island in Muskoka. We also have 15 Health & Fitness branches across Southwestern Ontario.

Why The Y?

At the Y, our people are central to delivering our mission. We are committed to the development of healthy communities and welcome people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities.

We provide valuable training and development opportunities to help our team members grow professionally and personally.

We look for the following qualities in all of our employees and volunteers:
  • Demonstrates our Core Values; Caring, Honesty, Respect & Responsibility and Inclusivity
  • Fun, Enthusiastic & Friendly Individuals
  • Hardworking and Dependable
  • Positive Role Model
  • Team Player
  • Professionalism
  • Enjoy working in a Social Environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with Employees & Members

Employees and volunteers of YMCA of Southwestern Ontario are ambassadors for the Y both on and off the job. We rely on them to help share our mission and increase awareness of the positive impact the Y can have on the lives of people in their communities. Particularly how we are helping to create healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.

All employees and volunteers are required to provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record and may require a Vulnerable Sector Search as a condition of their employment. Police Record checks are reviewed on an individual basis, and the offense(s) - if any - is considered in the decision-making process in relation to the requirements of the position, therefore not eliminating all candidates with a record from being offered gainful employment.

Position: Care for Newcomer Children Educator - RECE

Location: North London CNC (Must be able to work at all CNC locations).

Rate of Pay: $19.38 / hour plus eligible government wage top ups (up to $3.00 per hour more)

Start Date: September 9, 2024

• Monday - Friday day shifts, with some evening shifts that may be required
• Annual calendar will be provided as the schedule is based on contracted hours yearly

As part of your total compensation:
• Receive a complimentary YMCA membership to our Health & Fitness facilities, and discounts on YMCA child care and camp programs
• Vacation entitlement in accordance with the employment standards regulations
• May be entitled to up to 12 paid personal days - applicable with position and contract length
• Benefits package - applicable with position and contract length
• Be part of a caring and supportive network of people to help each other succeed
• Complimentary access to wellness and counselling services
In this role, you will:
• Follow YMCA of Southwestern Ontario policy and procedures
• Act as a YMCA ambassador, demonstrating YMCA core values in your daily work
• Follow and adhere to the CMAS and/or Ministry of Education CCEYA Requirements and Best Practices
• Plan appropriate activities for children in accordance with the written Program Philosophy and ProgramStatement
• Welcome and interact with newcomer children and their parents
• Provide activities and experiences that meet the individual developmental needs of the children
• Ensure that multicultural, race and ethnic relations are part of the programming
• Set up and take down equipment and other items used in the program
• Maintain records, including a daily record, attendance, registration forms etc.
• Inspect CNC space for safety issues and seek corrective action according to procedures
• Work with the team members to create a positive environment
• Other duties as required

Education and Skills Qualifications:
• Minimum of 1 year experience working with children
• Priority will be given to applicants with RECE Certification
• Current CPR / Standard First Aid
• Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
• Proof of immunization and health check up
• The job involves working with young children which includes lifting and participating in physical activities

Why the Y?

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities and welcomes people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities. We are committed to helping our employees reach their full potential and are recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Top Employers. We offer meaningful employment and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

Candidates, please be advised that our recruitment process incorporates AI technology for initial application screening. This assists us in efficiently assessing qualifications. Rest assured, our recruiters will additionally review resumes to ensure a fair and accurate assessment is completed.

Salary range

  • 16-20 / hour