Child Care Dietary Planner YLCC

by Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Reference #: 1139
Location: Sarnia, Ontario
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2024
Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Job Description

Join the YMCA Child Care Team!


Be the Spark! Join our professional and passionate team of early childhood educators 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 and we have been making a positive difference in the communities we serve by providing quality childcare for over 50 years!


At the Y, we are committed to providing you with opportunities to develop your knowledge, skills, and career while you enhance the experience of the children and families that we serve.


Position: Child Care Dietary Planner (Short Term, end date unknown)


Licensed Child Care: YLCC Sarnia


Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Compensation: Starting rates are dependent on region, qualifications, and contract.

• Up to $19.00 per hour
As part of your total compensation:
• Receive a complimentary YMCA personal membership to our Health & Fitness facilities, and discounts on YMCA child care and camp programs
• Access vacation entitlement in accordance with the employment standards regulations, and up to 12 paid personal days annually
• Benefits package and Pension, applicable with position/contract length
• Be part of a caring and supportive network of people to help each other succeed
• Complimentary access to wellness and counselling services
• Contribute to real, meaningful impact in the lives of children and youth

Schedule:

• 7.5 hour workday, Monday through Friday (no weekends)
• 37.5 hour work week

In this role, you will:
• Primarily preparing nutritious snacks and meals for the childcare facility and provide snack support to local YMCA School Age Programs
• Responsible for ordering and purchasing food for programs while maintaining budget requirements
• Strong knowledge of the Canada Food Guide, to plan meals and meet the individual needs of each child’s diet due to health or religious restrictions
• Participate in consultation, problem solving and sharing of resources with Director, centre team and other department dietary planners
• Ensure supervision and safety of children at all times; Understand and comply with provincial (CCEYA), municipal and YMCA policies and procedures
• Understand and comply with provincial (CCEYA), municipal and YMCA policies and procedures and public health regulations
• Be committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and building a sense of belonging
• Embrace and exemplify the Y’s core values

Education & Skills Qualifications:

• Hold a Valid Food Handler’s Certification recognized by public health is required
• Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification or include the date of training scheduled within the next three months. Training cost and time is at the expense of the applicant and not reimbursed
• Applicants are required to be a minimum of 18 years of age or older to obtain a current Vulnerable Criminal Reference Check (less than 6 months old)
• Up-to-date immunizations required by Public Health, Ministry of Education and YMCASWO
• Ability to use frequent light to medium physical effort: lifting to 20 kg (44 lbs.), bending, and stooping
• Legally entitled to work in Canada


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