Care for Newcomer Children Educator (E.C.E.), Newcomer Services Windsor

by Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Reference #: 109
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2023
Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Job Description

Join the YMCA Newcomer Services Team!

Be the Spark! Join our passionate team and be the spark that ignites the potential in others. YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of licensed child care in Canada, offers settlement services to newcomers to Canada, operates 2 overnight camps and 16 Health & Fitness branches across Southwestern Ontario, and we have been making a positive difference in the communities we serve for over 50 years!

Position: Care for Newcomer Children Educator (E.C.E.)
Location: YMCA Windsor Learning Centre - 500 Victoria Ave. Windsor, ON
Start Date: September 11, 2023
Schedule: Monday – Friday day shifts, some evening shifts may be required
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 - if 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 Program Statement
• 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.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Southwestern Ontario YMCA
Application URL: Click here to apply online

Southwestern Ontario YMCA