Registered Early Childhood Educator

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph - Guelph, ON (5 months ago)

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Are you an experienced Early Childhood Educator? Do you have a passion to provide quality programs and education to children & youth? Do you want to grow and learn as you continue your career?

If this is you, join our team and make an impact in the life of a child.

The YMCA - YWCA of Guelph is the largest provider of Child Care in our community. We create a sense of belonging by helping children cultivate authentic and caring relationships in a safe and nurturing space. Child Care is a foundational part of our mission as an organization and that’s where you come in.

What you will do…

You will be part of a vibrant Child Care community creating a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for children and youth to learn and grow. This will be achieved through your planning & implementation of a consistent child-centered program in accordance with YMCA curriculums Playing to Learn and A Place To Connect. You will participate in and apply knowledge from research to children’s learning all while developing strong relationships with families and peers.

What you will bring…

Ideally, you will have completed a Community College ECE diploma program or an equivalent program (i.e. Recreation & Leisure, Child & Youth Worker, Ontario College of Teachers) and have experience implementing child-centered programs. You will have a commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to diverse needs. You will have well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with children, families, educators and community partners.

What you will gain…

You will join a dynamic team and an organization that has massive impact across our community. You will be joining a local organization but you’ll also be 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.

All employees and volunteers are required to submit a current, clear, Police Criminal Check in the Vulnerable Sector on or before start date.

The YMCA – YWCA of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 /hour


  • childcare: 1 year (Preferred)


  • RECE (Required)