CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Early Childhood Educator (ECE levels I-III)
Regina and Moose Jaw
Do you love teaching children of all ages? Building strong community relationships with families and the children you teach? What about working in a fast-paced environment keeping up with active minds? If so, the YMCA has exceptional opportunities for certified ECE’s. Current openings at multiple Centres.
Children learn through play and thrive on positive feedback from trusted teachers in nurturing environments. Through the assistance of our exceptional ECE’s, the YMCA delivers top-rated programming that ensures FUN, exploration, and milestone achieving environments. The work of ECE’s is critical to the development of all children, and we are so fortunate to continue to serve our community through this care.
Our ideal candidate will foster children’s innocence and take each of their “ah-ha” moments and run with it. The YMCA of Regina follows a particular YMCA Playing to Learn Curriculum, an interest and play-based way of teaching. The YMCA Playing to Learn Curriculum allows children the freedom to learn at their own pace, gain valuable skills and reach developmental milestones all while playing.
- Understand and uphold Ministry of Education childcare regulations while fostering teamwork.
- Provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and explore.
- Engage and encourage children through the implementation of the YMCA’s Playing to Learn Curriculum.
- Maintains a clean and healthy workplace according to public health and YMCA standards.
- Demonstrates a commitment to working in partnership with parents, families, stakeholders, and team members.
- Early Childhood Education Level I-III Certification or willingness to obtain. The YMCA will sponsor up to 2 classes per semester to assist current employees with their ECE Certifications.
- Experience working in a structured childcare environment, an asset.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Flexibility regarding assigned working hours during operating hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
- Criminal Record Check (original) with vulnerable sector check dated within 3 months of hire.
- Current: Standard First Aid, CPR. The YMCA will cover the costs of current employee’s initial certification and recertification during their employment.
- Play and Exploration Training an asset, but not required.
The YMCA of Regina is an equal opportunity employer. We provide a competitive total rewards package for full-time employees, that includes a retention bonus upon the completion of the 3 months probation, health, and dental benefits, an employer-matched pension after 2 years of continued employment, and a membership to the YMCA of Regina. We provide SINP support to eligible employees.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their resume to email@example.com. In application, please provide a resume and 3 professional references, and a copy of your ECE Certification, if applicable.
Director – Membership Experience
This role leads the Membership Experience team with a value-add approach, focused on the YMCA of Regina membership service offering. This role is primarily responsible for ensuring front-line membership needs and requests are not only met but exceeded and improved upon where possible.
The Director is responsible for increasing the Department’s effectiveness, improving sales, membership retention, revising departmental plans and schedules according to the community and membership needs.
Major Work Activities and Responsibilities:
Strategy Development and General task Management:
Value-add approach to building and maintaining strong membership relationships with all members.
Troubleshoot all frontline membership concerns or problems.
Develop and coach membership sales employees in the areas of promotions, member relations, and problem-solving.
Lead and motivate sales team to ensure monthly targets are met.
- Schedule employees and assign tasks to ensure monthly targets are achieved.
- Ensure staff are adequately trained to perform quality sales and service functions.
- Work with association 7 Steps of Selling to deliver training and coach individual staff on sales process and lead follow up.
Ensuring supervisors and front-line staff are supported and adequately trained.
- All staff are trained according to YMCA of Regina membership training guidelines.
Working with membership team to ensure all cancellations and account holds are complete and accurate.
Working with General Managers and other internal stakeholders to produce and implement targeted membership growth and retention strategies. Providing leadership for the Membership Growth initiative, tracking sales targets and providing lead generation tools and training to staff.
Work with Communications and Marketing department on sales material and other critical membership communications.
Provide technical knowledge and support for the membership database software ActiveNet. Including training front line staff on the software, creating user guides and training documents, updating and clearing data, generating reports and providing high-level system support to all HFA staff.
Human Resources & People Management
- Manage, coach and develop a high-performing team that meets departmental objectives, and delivers added value to YMCA membership offerings.
- Set department objectives and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports, including the administration of probationary period performance reviews and annual performance reviews.
- Consistently promote high standards through personal example.
- Ensure adequate staffing levels including recruitment, selection and onboarding responsibilities.
Financial and Budget Control
- Manage the department’s accounts receivable, payables and monthly invoicing.
- Approve Time and Attendance for direct reports.
- In collaboration with General Manager, HFA and CFO, prepare budget, forecasts, and all capital expenditures as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards.
- Manage the budget from identification to completion of projects.
Experience and Skills Required:
- Minimum 3-5 years of advanced experience managing 10+ employees.
- Basic computer skills (e.g., MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, Internet) to respond to emails, conduct research, and read and create reports, procedures and policies.
- Interpersonal and communication skills to work and relate with/to all team members at various organizational levels.
- Organizational and time and priority management skills.
- Judgment and decision-making skills to make production and HR management decisions.
- Team building and motivational skills to maintain and achieve appropriate productivity and job satisfaction levels.
Abilities and Competencies Required:
- Leadership abilities including motivation, conflict resolution and team building for effective team leadership.
- Ability to continuously learn and adapt to changing conditions in a fast-paced, ever-changing production facility.
- Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends to ensure leadership representation during all operational hours.
- Ability to work and lead independently and use sound judgment to make appropriate decisions to allow for continuous operations as scheduled.
- Demonstrate YMCA core values.
- Demonstration of Company values.
- Team member job satisfaction and development.
- Responsible to the association to ensure that work process provides a safe and healthy environment for members, volunteers and employees.
- Must follow through on commitments, implementation of decisions, and acknowledgment of mistakes. Responsible for all work activities and actions taken.
Initiated Training Requirements:
- On-the-job training to effectively meet minimum performance standards.
- Attends and participates in learning and development courses as required
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Education and Awareness Coordinator, Youth Cannabis Awareness Program
Full Time Salaried Contract
Reports to: Associate Manager, Youth Cannabis Awareness Program
Location / Region: Province of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon or Regina)
Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
Why Work for the Y?
The YMCA of Greater Toronto aspires to be a great workplace committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, where different backgrounds, experiences, and identities are appreciated and celebrated. Guided by our shared values — kindness, well-being, integrity, inclusiveness, respect, and optimism — the YMCA provides thousands of employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. We recognize the contributions of our staff through innovative practices, great benefits, and growth opportunities.
Location: Saskatchewan (Saskatoon or Regina)
Nature and scope
Youth Cannabis Awareness Program (YCAP) is a national education prevention initiative funded by Health Canada and lead and delivered by YMCA of Greater Toronto across Canada. This project will address a gap that exists in cannabis harm reduction and education initiatives for youth aged 12 to 24 as well as adults (parents/guardians and professionals) involved in youth’s lives. The YCAP will be designed to reduce and prevent cannabis use, improve help-seeking behaviours, and enhance skills and abilities to have conversations about cannabis use and develop knowledge among each of the target populations.
For a full description of this opportunity, or to apply visit the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s website here.