If this is you, join our team and make a difference in the life of a child!
The YMCA of Three Rivers is committed to better serving our communities, where and how they need us most. For over 150 years, the YMCA has supported the needs of our communities in Guelph and Wellington Counties, Stratford-Perth, and Waterloo Region. Collectively we have provided accessible, inclusive, and proactive opportunities for personal growth and involvement helping to build a stronger, healthier and more vibrant community. Our Regional YMCA helps 1 in 8 people each year find hope and health through a wide range of programs and services delivered at over 150 sites.
As Canada's largest not-for-profit child care provider, the YMCA plays a leading role in research-based program development and community engagement. Quality care and education of all young children has a lasting impact on their ability to become healthy contributing members of our community. This is where you come in.
What you will do…
You will be a leader in a vibrant child care community supporting the growth and development of children 0-12 years of age by purchasing, preparing and serving nutritional, well balanced snacks and meals. Your work will ensure that we fulfill the vision and commitment of licensed quality child care locally and provincially, and will reinforce Public health regulations, the Child Care and Early Years Act, and YMCA Best Practices; to support quality excellence. Your attention to detail and time management skills will be essential in this fast paced environment as you strive to meet the daily nutritional requirements for children including those with food allergies or intolerances. You are happiest being a part of a larger team but also bring the self management skills required to work independently with minimal supervision.
What you will bring…
Ideally, you have completed 1-2 years of experience, preferably cooking for large groups and hold a current Food Handler Certification. You are committed to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to diverse needs. You have well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills; the ability to use good judgement and problem-solve; and strong professional conduct. You have up-to-date Standard First Aid and CPR (Level C) certification, successful completion of Vulnerable Police Records Check within the last 6 months, and a valid driver’s license.
What you will gain…
You will join a dynamic team and an organization that has a massive impact across our community. You will be joining a local organization, but you will also be a part of a global movement. Your work will have impact and the community we all call home will be a little better every day because of you. We provide several continuous professional learning opportunities at no cost to you. We offer a competitive wage plus government wage enhancements where eligible.
If you are interested in joining our team please apply to ymcacambridgekw.ca/en/work-for-the-YMCA---Employment-Opportunities.asp
Please note we are currently following Public health and Government guidelines related to COVID 19 both for our interview process and while working. Interviews will be done virtually and any entrance into a facility will be subject to health screening.
The YMCAs of Three Rivers embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace, welcoming applications from all qualified persons. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation need known to the YMCA. The YMCAs comply with the Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Legislation and privacy laws. In keeping with privacy laws, we are committed to protecting personal information by following responsible information handling practices. For more information on the YMCAs commitment to privacy, please visit our website. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.