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Medicine Hat YMCA
May 10, 2023
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
$16.00 per hour
  • Medicine Hat


Position Title: Administrative Assistant – Childcare Centre – Canada Summer Job Position

Location: Crescent Heights Childcare Development Centre

Reports To: Sandra Warkentin

Pay Grid: $16.00 PER HOUR

Department: Childcare Centre

Hours: Temporary Full Time (35 hours/week for 8 weeks)

Our Culture:

YMCA of Medicine Hat strives to integrate our commitment to diversity and social inclusion in all that

we do. We believe that strong leadership is created through the sharing of diverse experiences and

perspectives. We actively seek candidates who embody these principles and who reflect the many

dimensions of the communities we serve. We are a charitable organization that provides health and

fitness opportunities, employment services, licensed childcare, and various community programs in

Medicine Hat, Redcliff, and Brooks. When you work at the YMCA, you’ll play an important part in

building strong, thriving communities while positively impacting people’s lives. Join our team at the Y,

a place where everyone belongs — including you! Our mission and core values are brought to life by

our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and

intentionality every day, demonstrating our values in action.

We do the right thing.

We are caring, respectful, honest, and responsible in all that we do.

We put people first.

We believe in each other – honouring our strengths, diversity, perspectives, and passions.

We keep our promises.

We do what we say we will do.

We lead by example.

We are courageous, speaking with conviction and always willing to listen and collaborate.

What qualifications are we looking for?

At the YMCA of Medicine Hat, we strive to ensure our employees are a good fit based on their

strengths, interests, and future goals.

The successful candidate will have the following:

YMCA of Medicine Hat

150 Ash Avenue SE

Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 3A9


Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Standard First Aid, CPR-Level C
  • Evidence of a clear Police Information Check (with Vulnerable Sector Search if applicable),

within the last six months

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or a reliable method of transportation

Knowledge & Skills

  • Proficient computer skills, MS Office Suite experience an asset
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to act professional in all situations representing the YMCA according to its core values
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Clear understanding of policies regarding confidentiality and FOIP

What does this role look like at the YMCA of Medicine Hat?

Reporting to Sandra Warkentin the GM of Childcare and Community. This position is responsible for

administrative duties for the Before and After School Program.

The responsibilities and duties of this role will include but is not limited to:

  • Administrative tasks, specifically data entry, filing and office management. They will also be

responsible for the creation of documents such as handbooks and brochures.

Canada Summer Jobs Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 15-30 at the beginning of the employment period (i.e., first day of work)
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been officially conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (for the duration of employment).
  • CANNOT be an international student.
  • Cannot be immediate family members of anyone on the board, senior leadership, or management teams (i.e., parent/stepparent, sibling, spouse/partner, child, stepchild).

YMCA Values

  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the

mission, vision, and values of the YMCA and its programs and services

  • Demonstrates appropriate behaviors in line with our Mission, Vision and Values as

reflected in our YMCA competencies; takes a member focused approach to

increase their understanding of programs offered across the Association.

SAM Standards/Place to Connect

  • Achieve all quality standards and targets established under YMCA best practices and the

YMCA’s SAM 2.1 program

  • General cleaning as required around the facility
  • Ensuring all staff are aware of SAM 2.1 standards, and work with them to create a culture of

excellence in adherence to guidelines and expectations outlined by the SAM 2.1 manual

Interpersonal/Communication Skills

  • Communicate effectively with coworkers, supervisors, managers, and the senior leadership


YMCA of Medicine Hat

150 Ash Avenue SE

Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 3A9


  • Ensure workplace conflicts are resolved quickly, following YMCA policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate with parents and community members

Quality of Work

  • Works well in a team environment, but can also be self directed
  • Consistent and reliable

Compliance with Legislation and YMCA Policies and Procedures

Adherence to the following at all times:

  • YMCA Child Protection and Operational Polices and Procedures
  • Public health and safety regulations
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • FOIP guidelines and Confidentiality requirements

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Work will occur at the Crescent Heights Child Development centre, parking will be provided at

no cost.

  • Office is located on the main floor and is in an accessible location
  • Applicant will be stationed at a desk for most of the day
  • Some lifting will be required (I.e. file boxes), there may be some overhead lifting as well
  • Applicant will not be required to complete any work outside.

Please Apply:

With a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (email addresses and phone numbers) who can attest to

your character and previous work and/or volunteer performance.

Please send application packages to:

Sandra Warkentin GM of Childcare

Job Type: Seasonal
Contract length: 8 weeks

Salary: $16.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

Only registered members can apply for jobs.

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