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We're hiring Registered Early Childhood Educators!

YMCA educators focus on building responsive relationships with children in environments where they feel physically and emotionally safe to play, learn, and have fun.

Our YMCA educators are qualified professionals who receive extensive mentorship. The YMCA believes in lifelong learning and provides regular opportunities for educators to expand their skills both through the YMCA and external training. YMCA Child Care is a supportive team of educators who are connected and share resources, learning, and opportunities for growth.

To start your career in YMCA child care, check out our openings.

Current Openings

Closes: On-going

Position Status: Full-time with benefits and a complimentary YMCA membership, and other program and service discounts

Placement: Immediate

Salary Range: $48,401 - $66,000 (Commensurate with experience)

Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

  • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
  • Competitive total compensation packages
  • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
  • Generous pension plans with employer matching
  • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
  • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
  • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Opportunities for career advancement

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Closes: On-going

Position Status: Part-time and Full-time Permanent

Placement: Immediate

Salary Range: $21.50 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

  • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
  • Competitive total compensation packages
  • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
  • Generous pension plans with employer matching
  • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
  • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
  • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time and Full-time Permanent

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $22.30 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Apply Now

    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time Permanent

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $21.00 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Apply Now

    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time Permanent

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $21.70 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time Permanent

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $19.80 per hour (inclusive of all government grants)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Apply Now

    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time Permanent

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $20.65 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Apply Now

    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $20.00 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Apply Now

    Closes: On-going

    Position Status: Part-time

    Placement: Immediate

    Salary Range: $20.65 per hour (inclusive of a $2.00/hour Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant)

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement

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    Type of Position: Full-time with benefits 

    Starting Salary Range: $52,000 - $56,000, commensurate with experience

    Placement Date: Immediate

    Application Deadline: January 27, 2023

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

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    If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter of application and resume along with salary expectations, attention: 

    Janinne Labenski, General Manager, Hamilton Child Care at 
    janinne.labenski@ymcahbb.ca

     

    Position Status: Full-time with benefits

    Annual Salary: $34,320

    Placement Date: Immediate

    Application Deadline: February 03, 2023

    Benefits & Perks: We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:

    • Paid Vacation Entitlements that increase with seniority (subject to eligibility)
    • Competitive total compensation packages
    • Group health and benefits plans (includes medical, dental, and prescription medication, subject to eligibility)
    • Generous pension plans with employer matching
    • Free YMCA Health & Fitness Memberships
    • Professional development opportunities including paid training and access to YMCA education scholarships
    • Reduced rates for YMCA Child Care, Camp, and Child & Youth programs (subject to eligibility)
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • Opportunities for career advancement
    • Hybrid workplace model, subject to operational needs

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    If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter of application and resume along with salary expectations, attention: 

    Victoria Young, Regional Manager, Child Care Administration victoria.young@ymcahbb.ca