Why should you join our team?
YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities - join us in creating a better Calgary.
YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization that responds to the needs and health of the community.
Guided by four core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary develop and delivers quality programs and services that promote the health of the community and provides opportunities for all Calgarians to belong, grow, thrive and lead. Our team of staff and volunteers are committed to creating a positive impact in the community through our health and wellness programs, child care and early education programs, community outreach programs (such as Indigenous, youth at risk, and cultural integration programs), leadership programs, camp experiences, and much more.
YMCA Calgary serves the community at our six health and wellness locations, six child care centres, two outdoor camp locations, and 60 community outreach locations. Join us in building healthy communities!
YMAP Coordinator - North Central (Part Time)
Community YMCA - North Zone
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $19.46/ hour - $21.63/hour
*The successful candidate must be 21 years of age or older.
You can make an impact in the community - locally and across the globe. You will work with a fun culture of people and enjoy many of the benefits and opportunities the YMCA offers:
· Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children;
· Program discounts;
· Ongoing leadership development and opportunities;
· Leadership award opportunities;
· Scholarship opportunities;
· Paid recertification and training.
What qualifications are we looking for?
At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. The successful candidate will have the following;
· Post-secondary education in Social Sciences, Human Services, Education, Social Work or Humanities
· Experience and/or desire to work with newcomer youth.
· Experience in leading and running groups, particularly around topics such as leadership, philanthropy and job-searching skills.
· Initiative and a strong work ethic
· Strong team-work skills as well as the ability to work independently and with low supervision.
· Critical thinking skills
· Administrative experience and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
· Reliable transportation (mileage is reimbursed)
· Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification
· Evidence of a clear Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
· Three professional references
What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?
Duties and responsibilities include:
· Work part-time, year-round, in two dynamic programs (YMAP and Infinity) offering support and positive experiences for high school and post-secondary students
· Independently deliver after-school sessions in-person and online three days each week from October to June for youth with a wide variety of English levels, with some weekends as needed
· Run or support summer programming for youth during July and August.
· Adapt curriculum into daily lesson plans to meet student needs.
· Deliver topics including self-esteem, healthy relationships, philanthropy, using Calgary transit, resume writing, global initiatives, and cultural awareness.
· Work within a team of YMAP Coordinators.
· Help organize special events for youth.
· Recruit participants through in-school presentations and one-on-one interviews
· Prepare and submit monthly reports, attendance, and program impact stories.
· Support program evaluation.
· Provide drop-in and referrals for participants when needed.
· Build and maintain relationships with schools and community organizations.
· Be an ambassador for YMCA programs in the community.
· Ensure a clean and safe work environment.
· Be based out of the Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot
What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff and Volunteers?
Our employees embody the YMCA values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. In addition, they model and are committed to the following competencies;
· Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity.
· Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind.
· Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision.
· Making Intentional Impact: Intending to make a difference every day.
· Thinking and Acting Strategically: Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision.
·Applying Business Acumen: Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model.
· Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.
Please note that evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search is a requirement
YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally.
Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview. This posting will close when a suitable candidate is found.
All applications are to be submitted online but for any position specific concerns or questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.