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  • Aug 21, 2017
YMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island
Job Post Date:

Children’s Recreational Program Staff
Downtown Victoria YMCA-YWCA

Vacancies: 3
Positions: Casual (up to 19 hours/week)
Hours: Fridays 8:30am – 1:00pm, Saturdays 8:30am – 12:30pm, and Sundays 8:45am – 1:00pm
Placement: September 4, 2017
Salary: $15.10 per hour

Nature and Scope:
The Children’s Recreational Program Staff provide high quality programs and services to our members and participants, and works as a member of the Health, Fitness and Aquatics program team. This includes maintaining a safe environment, providing safe and enjoyable recreational programs for families and children ages 0-12 years of age. The range of programming includes (but is not limited to) supervision of the following activities: PlayCare (childminding), family activities (parents with young children), active games, adventure clubs, and sports programs.

This casual position is entitled to an individual YMCA-YWCA membership.

- Provide excellent customer service to members, volunteers, and staff

- Provide set-up and take-down of program equipment and other equipment as required

- Ensure that equipment is safe and in good repair (immediately report any malfunctions and remove any damaged equipment promptly)

- Maintenance and cleaning duties as required

- Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA-YWCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all members and staff

- Monitor commitment to service excellence by role modelling and maintaining YMCA SAM 2.1 standards

- Develop and maintain professional and courteous relationships with members and participants

- Contribute as a member of our staff team in the overall operation of the Health, Fitness and Aquatic Centre, including performing other duties as assigned


- Experience in leading activities for children ages 0 to 12 years

- Reliable and dependable

- Ability to communicate effectively with children in the target age group

- Able to deliver programs (with appropriate age activities) in keeping with YMCA-YWCA standards

- Ability to establish and maintain positive communication with parents

- Current Standard First Aid and CPR C required

- A clear Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required



- Commitment to Organization Vision and Values

- Commitment to Health and Safety

- Customer Service

- Teamwork

- Communication

- Problem Solving

- Planning and Organization

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
YMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island

Please Note:
1. Application Deadline: This posting will close when suitable candidates have been found.

2. Internal applicants are expected to inform their supervisor prior to application.

3. We thank all applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is an equal opportunity employer.

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