Early Childhood Educator Preschool- Vanderhoof

YMCA of Northern BC - Vanderhoof, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Child Care

Employment Opportunities

P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 | nbc.ymca.ca

Preschool – Early

Childhood Educator
Who we are
Rooted in Northern BC for over 50 years, the YMCA of Northern BC is a
charity of over 400 staff and volunteers working together to strengthen

the foundations of our community through promoting healthy living,
fostering belonging, inclusion, and connection, and helping children,

families, and seniors thrive. We offer opportunities for personal growth
and create social change through child care services, camp programs,

community health services, employment services, recreation, and health
and fitness services.

What you will do
At the YMCA people are our greatest asset and we are proud to be an

employer of choice. Working at the YMCA means you are part of a fun,
positive team, in an environment of honesty, caring, respect,

responsibility, and inclusivity. The YMCA is the largest not-for-profit
provider of child care in Canada and the YMCA of Northern BC is the

largest provider in the north, serving: Chetwynd, Fort St. James, Fort St.
John, Prince George, and Vanderhoof. YMCA Child Care is a home away

from home.

What you will bring
Our educators are passionate about creating lasting positive impact in

the lives of the children in our care from 3 months to 12 years. Our team
of professionals believe in play-based educational programming. We are

nurturing, family-centered, and committed to our YMCA Playing to

Learn™ and YMCA A Place to Connect™ curriculums. Our team members

possess excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and believe

in the power of teamwork.

YMCA of Northern BC – Vanderhoof

Integris Community Centre

Full Time

30 – 40 hours/week
Monday - Friday

What you will gain
$17.00 - $20.27

( dependent on qualifications )
Paid sick days

Sick days for family members
YMCA Membership

Great Benefits
6 % Vacation pay

Annual YMCA Pension contribution
of 5%

4 paid professional development
days per year

Discount on child care (excluding
infant and toddler care)

Assistance with education fees

may be available

Interv iews will commence upon
resume submission

Child Care

Employment Opportunities

P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 | nbc.ymca.ca

Responsibilities and abilities
  • To read, understand, and follow all YMCA, Child Care Facility Licensing, and legal requirements,
including YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum standards.

  • To interact directly with the children, providing quality care and creative programming.
  • To establish and maintain positive daily communications and interactions with families,
providing quality child care, building excellent programming, and excellent service to families,
providing quality customer service and building meaningful relationships.

  • To assist with planning and implementing of a child-centered program, in accordance with
YMCA standards.

  • To maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity and program areas,
common spaces and washrooms.

  • Release children to authorized by parent/guardian, ask for ID to ensure authorized pick-up has
been verified.
  • To work with staff team to deliver a high quality and age appropriate programs based on the
YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum and to attend YMCA Playing to Learn professional

development sessions and trainings.
  • To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families
and staff.
  • To maintain regular attendance, punctuality, and to be appropriately dressed and groomed.
  • Current and valid License to Practice Early Childhood Education; Special Needs License to
Practice an asset

  • Current child care First Aid certificate and experience working with children in a child
care/recreational setting

  • TB test and Immunization record
  • Three professional References
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record
Check and Clear Vulnerable Sector Search. The YMCA will provide the applicable instructions

In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, and an orientation to service, the

candidate should possess the following competencies:
1. Leadership/Coaching – Ability to direct and develop performance of others to achieve desired result.

2. Negotiation/Communication/Interpersonal Skills Able to speak, write, listen and secure information

in a variety of settings. Ability to cooperate with others to achieve results. Ability to create and build
relationships inside and outside the organization.

3. Planning/Organizing – Ability to establish a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and
others to accomplish short and long term goals.

Child Care

Employment Opportunities

P.O. Box 1808 • 2020 Massey Drive • Prince George • BC • V2L 4V7 | 250 562 9341 | nbc.ymca.ca

4. Problem Solving – Ability to identify an issue, gathers and processes relevant information, determine
possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements and evaluates them.

5. Service Strategy – Ability to identify the needs and wants of members/participants as a priority and
respond in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person’s YMCA experience.

6. Initiative/Enthusiasm/Innovation – Ability to manage and lead in order to achieve and exceed

identified goals.

7. Community Awareness and Understanding – Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding
of and appreciation for the vision, mission and values of the organization.

8. Project Resource Management – Ability to manage a project from initial planning to completion.

9. Strategic Planning/Visioning - Ability to visualize future direction and formulate strategies, plans and

action to achieve vision.

How to apply
Please apply with cover letter, resume, and application

(found at nbc.ymca.ca) to:
Natasha Tupper

Recruitment and Orientation Coordinator – Child

Care Services


The YMCA thanks all those interested in this position.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.