Career Opportunities At YWCA Cambridge

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Are you interested in helping cis and trans women and girls and non-binary and two-spirit individuals achieve equality? Consider working at YWCA Cambridge. We periodically recruit staff for our daycare centres, pre-employment programs, girls and non-binary youth programs, summer camps and administrative offices. And we are always looking for volunteers to help bring our work to life.

Current Career Opportunities

We are always looking for professional and inspired people

Supply Staff

Hours: Vary (provide us with your availability)
Status: Indefinite (update your schedule as it changes)
Location: Varies between four child care centres within Cambridge

Requirements: Experience with children, Standard First Aid with Infant/Child CPR, Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.

Preschool Early Childhood Educator 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent
Location: YWCA St. Elizabeth Child Care Centre

Requirements:

Standard First Aid and Infant Child with CPR, Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check completed in the past 6 months

Education: Good Standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators or currently enrolled in the ECE program, or Good Standing with the College of Teachers.

Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent
Location: YWCA St. Elizabeth Child Care Centre

Requirements:

Standard First Aid and Infant Child with CPR, Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check completed in the past 6 months

Education: Good Standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators and/or Good Standing with the College of Teachers

Those filling positions will be eligible to apply for other positions within the organization as they become available.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Kristina Lyman, Director of Child Care.

Full-time/Contract

The successful candidate will have responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Identify appropriate strategies and resources to support the inclusion of children with special needs or behavioural challenges.
  • Assist with program implementation and adaptation of activities to meet the needs of all children in the group.
  • Work closely with the Director of Child Care Services and the Child Care Supervisors to ensure that frontline staff are supported.
  • Develop and facilitate appropriate trainings.
  • Prevent or resolve problems in a proactive manner.
  • Represent YWCA Cambridge in a positive and professional manner.
  • Participate in case conferences including meetings with parents, school representatives and other agencies involved, and be able to communicate concerns and strategies.
  • Responsible for completing participant profiles for children and maintaining/ensuring proper storage of all files on individual children.
  • Prepare accurate reports that outline goals for children and the program, the strategies and supports as required.
  • Collaborate with other agencies and partners to support children.

Your skills will include:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of children with special needs or behaviour challenges acquired through the attainment of an undergraduate degree in a related field and a minimum of two years’ experience supporting children with special needs or behaviour challenges,
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor child care staff.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Time management skills to plan, organize and prioritize.
  • Valid driver’s license (access to a vehicle is required for this position).
  • Current standard first aid and CPR certification.
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) an asset.
  • Able to work as an effective team member.
  • Embody the Mission, Vision and Guiding Principle of a feminist, anti-oppressive, social justice agency.

 

Interested candidates should forward their resume to:

Kim Decker, Executive Director
YWCA Cambridge
55 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON
N1R 7A5
k.decker@ywcacambridge.ca

DEADLINE:  Friday January 3, 2020

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

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Address: 55 Dickson Street, Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 7A5

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays & holidays: closed

Tel: +1 (519) 267-6444
Email: info@ywcacambridge.ca

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