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Early Childhood Educator, Substitute (ECEA/ECE)

YMCA of Greater Vancouver

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. 

Nature & Scope: 

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:

Casual / Substitute

Employment Term:


Type of Child Care:

3 - 5 Years

City / Town:



Basic ECE

Salary: $20.72/hour - $22.24/hour (Plus an additional $4 per hour for Licensed ECE’s as per the Provincial Government’s Wage Enhancement Initiative)

  • 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/ECEA certification from a program recognized in British Columbia
  • 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


Contact Info:
New Westminster, BC
Posted On:
September 15th, 2022

Application Information

Closing Date:
Until position filled
Application Method

Qualified applicants are invited to apply following the link below:

Thank you for your interest and application. Due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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