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About the Position
Position #: 1417
OrganizationYMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island
Position: Program Volunteer - Early Childcare Assistant - Wednesday Evening Group
Impact Statement: By sharing your Wednesday evenings with us, you can make a difference in the lives of young moms by allowing them to participate in important educational opportunities. You can also make a difference in the lives of their children by providing them with a positive play interaction for a couple of hours a week.
Description: Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Supervise small groups of children while ensuring the program specific rules and/or Y guidelines are followed
• Promote the YMCA-YWCA’s Code of Behavior by role modeling a respectful and considerate attitude; providing a clean, comfortable and safe environment and following policies and systems that are in place to ensure all members share in an enjoyable experience
• Remain alert to possible health and safety risks
• Ensure appropriate equipment is available and safe to use
• Engage, motivate and encourage member participation in YMCA-YWCA programs
• Be actively engaged in the feedback process


• Maintain a clear Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Current Standard First Aid including CPR-C
• Education - Grade 12 Graduation
• Experience - 1 year of child care experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Training Details: After calling or emailing the Y Young Moms Program, the applicant will hear back from staff, who will coordinate a Meet & Greet in order to meet the staff and to receive the application package.
Applicant will then receive an orientation package and will get a tour of the property and playroom area, will sign forms and will get a more detailed description of the volunteer position.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth
Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Sensitivity, Accountability, Empathy, Respect, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application File:
Website: https://vancouverislandy.com/
Email: Send an Email Message
Phone: 250-382-1004
Address: Victoria,
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