Posting Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Closing Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Location: Our Lady of Peace YMCA
Position: Full Time – Contract


The YMCA of Oakville is a charity that is devoted to responding to the needs of our community through our core values of responsibility, honesty, caring, respect, inclusiveness, and health. We are seeking individuals who are committed to making social change, have a passion for developing and nurturing potential, are dedicated to fostering strong relationships and building connections to the community. In 2015,  through our dedication to helping all ages, backgrounds and abilities, we had a positive impact on the lives of  29,915 people! We couldn’t do this without the support of:
Over 550 staff who deliver on the YMCA mission and vision everyday, 424 volunteers who dedicated 9700 hours of their time, Community partners and funders who share our determination to strengthen the community and our countless donors who give generously so that our programs and services are accessible for all.

Due to the nature of our work, all offers of employment are conditional on the applicant providing a current and satisfactory Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening at the time of hire. You can apply for your Police Records Check at

Nature and Scope

Our RECE program teachers offer fun, nurturing programs for children 2.5 years to 3.8 years of age our full-day preschool programs. They are responsible for developing and delivering age appropriate, quality programs that support the healthy growth and development of children, in a safe and supervised environment.

Salary and Work Schedule

1 Year Contract from Date of Hire
Monday through Friday, 42.5 hours per week at Our Lady of Peace YMCA
Must be available to work shifts that begin at 7am, and/or end at 6pm.
RECE Starting Salary – $17.50/per hour


Ensures compliance with YMCA policies and procedure and the Child Care and Early Years Act
Ensures the YMCA Playing to Learn philosophy is embedded daily into the preschool programs
Delivers high quality programs that are engaging, fun and follow the interests of the children
Ensures positive, professional communication with families on an ongoing basis, and responds promptly to all requests, queries and concerns
Develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with school principals, teachers, and other school administrators
Collaborates with other YMCA staff members and volunteers to support effective team work
Ensures compliance with YMCA of Oakville Child Protection policies and procedures at all times
Completes administration tasks as required

Knowledge, Skill, Ability and Experience

RECE positions require an ECE diploma or degree from a recognized college or university, in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
Experience working with children and families
Strong professional relationship and communication skills
Effective conflict resolution and team work skills
Clear police records check which includes vulnerable sector screening
Must have valid Standard First Aid with CPR C (infant/child CPR)
Current medical (record of necessary immunizations)


The position requires the following Association Core Competencies: quality focus, relationship building and collaboration, commitment to organization mission, vision and values, communication, diversity and inclusion, integrity and trust.

If you are interested in joining our team, please forward a cover letter and resume to Alison Hill at

Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We appreciate your interest in a career opportunity with the YMCA of Oakville.

The YMCA of Oakville values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association

Please let us know if you require accommodation with your application