Career Opportunities At YWCA Cambridge

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Careers

Are you interested in helping cis and trans women and girls and non-binary and two-spirit individuals achieve equity? 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 Opportunities

We are always looking for professional and inspired people

Volunteer Member, Board of Directors

YWCA Cambridge is an association by, for and about cis and trans women and girls and non-binary and two-spirit individuals. As a member agency of YWCA Canada, we are part of a national movement that is the country’s largest and oldest women’s multi-service organization. We believe in and support the growth and development of healthy communities.

We are currently recruiting for up to 5 passionate, action and impact oriented individuals to join our Volunteer Board of Directors.

About the Role
As a member of our Board of Directors you will be responsible for the following:
• Be a champion of the organization
• Advocate for the advancement of the work we do and the communities we support
• Helping advance YWCA’s Global mission through your own networks
• Attend and actively participate in all Board of Directors meetings and other YWCA Cambridge committees
• Provide strategic leadership, feedback and support to the CEO and Executive Staff members
• Ensure proper governance of the YWCA Cambridge
• Drive impact across the organization and community by rolling up your sleeves and helping anywhere needed
• Ensure all activities are conducted in the best interest of the organization, and never individual interests

About You
You are someone who:
• Is deeply passionate and committed to ensuring equity and inclusion for cis and trans women and girls and non-binary and two-spirit individuals
• Is dedicated to community advancement and support
• Has a demonstrated history of advocacy and relationship building
• Isn’t afraid of hard work or tough conversations
• Can offer a new perspective crafted through a variety of experiences
• Bring a helpful set of skills to the Board of Directors
• Have demonstrated dependability, accountability, self-awareness and reliability

Experience
The YWCA is looking for and individuals with all levels and types of experiences. We value all perspectives and lived experiences and are deeply committed to mentoring those who may be starting to build their board of director level experience

Board Commitment Requirements
• Minimum commitment of 2 years both on the Board of Directors and a Board Committee
• Non-executive Board of Directors members provide an average of 3-5 hour of their time to fulfill their BOD responsibilities

Application Submission Process
All interested candidates are asked to complete their application at the following link: https://forms.gle/FFRoW86xDL4r4Rdu5

Commitment to a Barrier Free Application and Selection Process
YWCA Cambridge is committed to providing a barrier-free application and selection process for all candidates. Should you require accommodations due to a disability or medical condition at any point throughout the application and selection process, please contact Christine Vigna at christinejenkyn@gmail.com.

Full-Time Supply Early Years Educator 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Guaranteed hours)
Status: Contract: September to December 2021 (with high possibility of contract extension)
Location: Varies between three child care within Cambridge
Requirements: Registered ECE in good standing, Standard First Aid with Infant/Child CPR, Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.
Contact: Please forward your resume and cover letter to Kristina Lyman, Director of Child Care Services

See full job description here. 

Supply Staff

Hours: Vary based on your availability and centre needs
Status: Part-time, indefinite
Location: Varies between three child care centres within Cambridge
Requirements: Experience with children, Standard First Aid with Infant/Child CPR, Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.
Contact: Please forward your resume and cover letter to Kristina Lyman, Director of Child Care Services

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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.
Saturdays, Sundays & holidays: closed

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

W Programming Email: thew@ywcacambridge.ca

Shades’s Mills Camp Email: camp@ywcacambridge.ca

WIGG Email: wigg@ywcacambridge.ca

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