William Lutsky Family YMCA - due to the extreme cold temperatures, we are experiencing issues with the heating systems in both women's change room. All change rooms are open for use, but please expect cooler than normal temperatures during use. We apologize for this inconvenience.  
Location:
Castle Downs Family YMCA, Edmonton, AB
Status:
Accepting
Type of Position:
Volunteer
Placement Date:
Immediate

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Do you want to be a role model and have a positive impact on our future generations? The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking individuals that enjoy working with children and creating a fun, friendly and nurturing learning environment. As a YMCA Volunteer you will assist Preschool Instructors in providing quality instruction of programs and activities to participants between the ages of 6 weeks – 6 years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality age appropriate programs and activities with assistance from Preschool Instructors.
  • Assist staff with active supervision of participants during programming.
  • Ensure a safe environment for all participants and parents.
  • Role model a healthy lifestyle to all participants.
  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.

Qualifications:

Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search

Experience:

  • Experience working with children will be considered an asset.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and multitasking skills.
  • Friendly, energetic, positive attitude.
  • Enjoys working with children

Hours/Availability:

  • Minimum 2 hours per week: weekdays (8:30am –6:00pm) Sat (9:00am-12:00noon).

If this position interests you, please visit the centre to fill out paperwork.

Application Deadline

On-going