Child and Youth Worker – Summer Position (CSJ)

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YMCA of Lethbridge
April 28, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$19.00 per hour
  • Lethbridge


Job details

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$19 an hour
Job type
Fixed term contract
Shift & schedule
8 hour shift
Weekend availability
Evening shift
Monday to Friday

This position is grant funded (Canada Summer Jobs). Please only apply if you meet these requirements.

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Valid Social Insurance Number
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

The successful canidate must meet the above criteria to be eligible for the grant.

Job Summary

The Child and Youth Worker - CSJ serves the mission of Lethbridge at the Cor Van Raay YMCA by monitoring childminding, indoor play, and family play programs while providing exceptional customer service. The main goals of this position are:

  • Ensuring participants are following proper safety guidelines
  • Implementing programs to support child development through play
  • Support child and family members by engaging safely in the space and programs

Nature & Scope

The Child and Youth Worker - CSJ will support facility operations and programming, the responsibilities for this position are, but not limited to:

  • Supervising and delivery of Indoor Playground, Parented Play Times, Bouncy Castles, Child Development Programs
  • Engaging with children and families during programs while ensuring participants are following YMCA of Lethbridge policy and procedures
  • Supporting the set-up and take down of facility spaces and equipment
  • Demonstrating a commitment to early years child development through best practices
  • Collaborating as a team member, communicating effectively with other employees, volunteers, and participants
  • Monitoring the general safety and maintenance of amenities and associated areas, and reporting concerns forward to a member of the Child & Family Development Coordinator
  • Ensuring YMCA policies and procedures are always being met and maintained
  • Providing an enjoyable experience to users while building positive relationships with members, patrons, volunteers, and other YMCA staff
  • Demonstrating ‘SAM Standards’ daily throughout the facility
  • Attending all required YMCA training, recertifications and in-service trainings

Physical/Special Demands

  • This position involves prolonged standing
  • This position involves the ability to lift 20 kg

Qualifications and Experience

  • Exceptional customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Experience supporting youth (considered an asset)
  • Evidence of an acceptable Police Information Check
  • Evidence of an acceptable Child Intervention Check
  • Three professional references required

Thank you for your interest in working with the YMCA of Lethbridge. We appreciate the time and effort you put into your application and will carefully consider each submission. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and wish you the best of luck in your job search.

At the YMCA of Lethbridge, we believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity, and fairness. We are committed to creating a workplace that is welcoming and inclusive for all, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic. We strive to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 8 weeks

Pay: $19.00 per hour


  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site gym


  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

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