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27 Feb 2023

Part-Time Child and Youth – Child Minding Team Member (Mornings)

YMCA of Niagara – Posted by yjobs Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Child and Youth – Child Minding Team Member (Mornings)

Location: Niagara West YMCA (Grimsby), Niagara Centre (Welland)
$15.50/ hour plus YMCA Membership 
Employment Type: Monday :
Thursday Mornings (9:00am – 12:00pm), Part-time 0-15 hours per week
Placement Date: 

Why Work for the YMCA?

As a charitable organization, the YMCA of Niagara aspires to be a great workplace, committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, where different backgrounds, experiences, and identities are appreciated and celebrated.  Guided by our shared values – caring, health, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, and responsibility – the YMCA provides our employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities.  We recognize the contributions of our staff through growth opportunities and great benefits, and the knowledge that their day-to-day actions have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the people of Niagara.


The role of the Child Minding Team Member is to work and care for children 0-6 months to while parents are exercising in the facility.


  • Provide appropriate care and support for babies and children including diaper changes as needed.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility, and willingness to learn.
  • Take accurate attendance, ensuring participants are signed into and out of the program.
  • Provide excellent supervision for participants while in the care of the YMCA.
  • Set up and take down recreational, program and other equipment as required.
  • Ensuring that equipment is safe and in good repair. Ensures program areas are clean, organized, and safe for everyone’s use.
  • Actively participate in scheduled programs, meetings, and special events.
  • Regularly demonstrate strong customer service, decision making and communication skills.
  • Communicate and promote other YMCA program opportunities to families as appropriate.
  • Strive to form a positive relationship with participants and families. Recognize and greet participants by name.
  • Ensure established practices related to payment or active membership are followed.
  • Be accessible to parents and participants to answer questions and responds to concerns.
  • Responsible for the safety and security of children in your care at all times, following the YMCA Child Protection policies and practices.
  • Follow YMCA Healthy Child Development Principles when developing program plans and interacting with children.
  • Work as a member of a team of staff and volunteers to offer quality program experiences for children.
  • Participate with the children in a positive and supportive manner taking into consideration each child’s uniqueness.
  • Communicates participant progress with parents, focusing on their accomplishments.
  • Other duties as required. 


  • Experience working with young children.
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR[C].
  • A clear and satisfactory criminal reference check inclusive of the vulnerable sector search (CRC VSS) issued for the YMCA of
  • The YMCA is looking for applicants who want to be a role model of healthy lifestyles and physical activity for children and make a difference within their
  • Ability to work at various program locations throughout the Niagara Region is an asset 


Child and Youth Focused

Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth.

Commitment to Organization Vision and Values

Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA.

Concern for Health and Safety

Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.

Team Work

Actively builds teams and encourages open relationships for maximum organizational effectiveness.

Creativity and Innovation

Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to help us achieve desired results.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS  Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter with job title and location in subject line, to Posting will remain open until positions are filled.  Please indicate position applying for in the subject line of your email. Internal applicants are encouraged to notify their supervisor before applying. All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted by email. Please note that interviews may take place virtually due to COVID-19.  In-person interviews will adhere to physical distancing guidelines. Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged upon request. For more information on other opportunities at the YMCA of Niagara please visit:

Job Categories: Social/Education/Government. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: $15.50.

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