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4 Oct 2022

Full-Time Registered Early Childhood Educator

YMCA of Niagara – Posted by yjobs Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Registered Early Childhood Educator


Location Durdan/Loretto YMCA Child Care – Niagara Falls
Pay Registered Early Childhood Educator: $20.03 – $21.85/hr (includes WEG)

Plus full YMCA Health and Dental Benefits, paid sick days and vacation,  Membership Benefits and ECCDC Membership

Employment Type Full Time Salary Contract 37.5 hours/week (available between 7am – 6pm) required)
Placement Date Immediately


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 RECE is to help carry out the day-to-day operations of the Child Care Centre, helping to implement programs for children in care within the requirements of the current curriculum.


  • Responsible for the care and safety of the children
  • Organize and implement activities for the group as outlined in the YMCA Playing To Learn curriculum
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all parents, children and fellow staff
  • Participate in training sessions when required including Food Handlers Certification
  • Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as established by the YMCA of Niagara
  • Follow the protocols for maintaining a clean and safe workplace, including proper procedures for cleaning and disinfecting
  • Rotational Health Screening responsibilities
  • Occasional evening and weekend trainings/meetings, attendance will be mandatory
  • Other duties as required


  • Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE), & proof of membership in good standing with the College of ECEs
  • Previous Child Care experience preferred
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR-C certification
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation throughout Niagara region
  • A clear and satisfactory criminal reference check inclusive of the vulnerable Sector search (CRC VSS) issued for the YMCA of Niagara


Child and Youth Focused

Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth

Relationship Building and Collaboration

Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals

Concern for Health and Safety

Acknowledges and understand how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction


Actively builds teams and encourages open relationships for maximum organizational effectiveness

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS   Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by noon on October 11, 2022 to roxane. lewis@niagara.ymca.caPlease 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: Full-Time. Salaries: To be discussed.

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