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Castle Downs Family YMCA, Edmonton, AB
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Placement Date:


Want to contribute something positive to a child’s future? 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 Child Minding Instructors in providing quality instruction of child minding programs to participants between the ages of 6 weeks – 12 years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality child-minding programs with assistance from Child Minding Instructors.
  • Assist staff with active supervision of members during programming.
  • Ensure a safe environment for all members and parents. Complete necessary safety documents, enforce proper sign-in and sign-out procedures for parents, and follow head counts and maintain ratios.
  • Role model recruitment and retention of members, best practices, and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.


Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

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


  • Some experience working with children will be considered an asset.


  • Well developed interpersonal skills.
  • Friendly, energetic, positive attitude.


  • Available to work one of the following shifts per week:
    • Monday - Saturday : 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Monday - Saturday : 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Monday and Wednesday : 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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

Application Deadline