Supervisor, Child and Youth PL Contract

by Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Reference #: 1332
Location: Petrolia, Ontario
Date Posted: Jul 02, 2024
Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Job Description

Join the Y Health + Fitness Team!
Be the Spark! Join our passionate team and be the spark that ignites the potential in others.
Our culture is of paramount importance to us. We formally measure employee engagement annually to ensure our employees are having an excellent employment experience. Our current level of engagement is 80%, compared to some Canadian employer statistics of 69%.
YMCA of Southwestern Ontario was founded in 1856 and has over 200 locations from Goderich to Point Pelee, and Windsor to Woodstock. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of licensed child care in Canada and have over 100 school age programs across our regions. We also offer settlement services to newcomers, employment programs, mental health support, and youth programs. YMCA of Southwestern Ontario operates two overnight camps, one in Point Pelee National Park, and one on Beausoleil Island in Muskoka. We also have 15 Health & Fitness branches across Southwestern Ontario.
Why The Y?
At the Y, our people are central to delivering our mission. We are committed to the development of healthy communities and welcome people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities.
We provide valuable training and development opportunities to help our team members grow professionally and personally.
We look for the following qualities in all of our employees and volunteers:
• Demonstrates our Core Values; Caring, Honesty, Respect & Responsibility and Inclusivity
• Fun, Enthusiastic & Friendly Individuals
• Hardworking and Dependable
• Positive Role Model
• Team Player
• Professionalism
• Enjoy working in a Social Environment
• Ability to effectively communicate with Employees & Members
Employees and volunteers of YMCA of Southwestern Ontario are ambassadors for the Y both on and off the job. We rely on them to help share our mission and increase awareness of the positive impact the Y can have on the lives of people in their communities. Particularly how we are helping to create healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.
All employees and volunteers are required to provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record and may require a Vulnerable Sector Search as a condition of their employment. Police Record checks are reviewed on an individual basis, and the offense(s) - if any - is considered in the decision-making process in relation to the requirements of the position, therefore not eliminating all candidates with a record from being offered gainful employment.
Position: Supervisor of Child & Youth Programs - 9 Month Contract
Location: Petrolia YMCA
Start Date: August 19, 2024
End Date: May 2, 2025
• 40 hours/week
• Varying shifts may include mornings, afternoons, and evenings.

Salary: $40,000 to $43,000
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.
• Be part of a caring and supportive network of people to help each other succeed
• Complimentary access to wellness and counselling services

Reporting to the General Manager, this position provides supervision and coaching to members, staff and volunteers within the Child and Youth programs and service areas ensuring program excellence. The core function of this position is program planning and implementation, customer service, staff and volunteer recruitment, training, and performance management.
In this position you will:
• Act as a YMCA ambassador, demonstrating YMCA core values in your daily work.
• Manages employees of the Child and Youth and Camp Department
• Manage departments budgets
• Ensure consistent delivery of excellent customer service to both members and potential members of the YMCA. Supervisor will demonstrate the values of the YMCA as it relates to the scope and responsibilities of his/her role as supervisor.
• Develop, direct, and implement new and current programs
• Liaise with external community groups and partners
• Recruitment, training and development of staff, volunteers
• Provides direction to all camp programming including summer, school year and break weeks
• Development and maintenance of program plans including program evaluation and program inquiries
• Preparation and execution of payroll responsibilities
• Prepare and manage participation and program waitlists seasonally as per demand

Education and Skills Qualifications:
• Post secondary education in recreation, child and youth studies, or another relevant field is an asset.
• Computer skills – Word, Excel, Windows, basic Internet skills
• 1-3 years related work experience.
• 1-3 years supervising a staff team
• Familiar working with general financial statements & excellent problem-solving skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• First Aid/CPR Certified
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Experience in managing multi-program budgets.
• Current and acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is a condition of employment for all staff and volunteers.

To Apply:
• Click Apply Now
• The job posting deadline closes at midnight on July 28, 2024.
• Include in your submission your specialized experience, and why you are the best candidate for this role. Please include the name of the position and location in your application.
• 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.
Candidates, please be advised that our recruitment process incorporates AI technology for initial application screening. This assists us in efficiently assessing qualifications. Rest assured, our recruiters will additionally review resumes to ensure a fair and accurate assessment is completed.

Application Contact Information

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