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Early Childhood Educator - Seasong YMCA Childcare Centre

YMCA of Greater Vancouver

We are seeking a caring and creative Early Childhood Educator to provide a safe and engaging experience for all children at the YMCA. Following the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum, the educator plans and leads activities based on the interests and the developmental level of the children in our care.  

Employment Type:

Full Time

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Type of Child Care:


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Position Start:

As soon as possible


Basic ECE

Salary: $22.24 per hour for ECE License, $23.20 per hour for ECE IT and SN License + Benefits (plus an additional $4/hour for Licensed ECE’s as per the Provincial Government’s Wage Enhancement Initiative)


Free YMCA gym membership

Extended Health and Dental Benefits

Disability and Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program with free access to counselling

Retirement Plan with employer matching

Subsidized Child Care

  • Provide quality care and creative programming to children  
  • Build meaningful and positive relationships with children and families  
  • Work with your team to create a supportive and safe environment for both staff and families 
  • Deliver high quality and age-appropriate programs based on the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum 
  • Provide active supervision at all times and work as a team to support transitions between play areas 
  • Use our parent communication app (Weemarkable) to provide daily communication and updates 
  • Keep a clean and safe environment – in all program areas and common spaces (with enhanced cleaning protocols for COVID-19) 
  • Follow all YMCA, Child Care Facility Licensing (CCFL) and legal requirements, including YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum standards 
  • Basic ECE certification from a program recognized in British Columbia  
  • Infant Toddler Educator (ITE) License is an asset 
  • Special Needs Educator (SNE) is an asset 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Any training related to child growth and development is an asset 
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR-C & AED certificate required (can be obtained with in 30 days after start date) 
  • 3 professional reference checks to be completed 
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date 
  • The YMCA has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated, as per the timeline set out by the province 

Position Title:     Early Childhood Educator
Location:     Seasong YMCA Child Care Center (10386 No 2 Rd, Richmond, BC V7E 4G5 )
Terms: Permanent, Full-Time: 35-40 hours/week
Shift:     Monday to Friday, between 7:30am-6pm.  
Salary:     Effective January 1, 2022 the new rate will be          $22.24 per hour for ECE License, $23.20 per hour for ECE IT and SN License + Benefits (plus an additional $4/hour for Licensed ECE’s as per the Provincial Government’s Wage Enhancement Initiative)  
Ideal Start Date: As soon as possible
Reports To: Supervisor, Child Care

About YMCA Childcares: 

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is the largest provider of licensed childcare in Western Canada, with over thirty Early Years locations across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast. Featuring our YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum, our childcare centers offer infant, toddler, 3-5 and preschool programs. We provide an environment that helps kids feel at home, learning and growing in a welcoming, safe and stimulating environment. 


Contact Info:
Kiran Dhothar
Phone: 6043205848
10-620 Royal Ave
New Westminster, British Columbia
V3M 1J2
Posted On:
January 13th, 2022

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Closing Date:
Until position filled
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