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Part-time Youth Educator (before & after school program)

at YW Kitchener Waterloo in Kitchener

Youth Educator (Before & After School Program -- Jean Steckle Public School)

Permanent Part-Time: 13.75 hours per week | Shifts: Monday through Friday, 2:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Pay Rate: $22.918 per hour, with an additional 2% in lieu of benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Jean Steckle Public School, 130 Woodbine Ave, Kitchener ON

Your Contributions & Impact:

  • Implement engaging and developmentally appropriate activities for 4 to 12-year-olds which allow for choice, creativity, and independence
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of the children in your care
  • Follow daily schedules and take responsibility for clean-up and organization of supplies
  • Act as a positive role model for the children
  • Work as part of a team of Youth Educators
  • Maintain effective communication with staff, parents, facility staff, and program manager

Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 6 months
Part-time hours: 13.75 per week

Salary: $22.91 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Application Process

Apply: Online through Indeed OR in writing to: Children’s Services Assistant Coordinator, YW School Age Programs, 153 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2 No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


YW's Guiding Principles:
We respect the dignity and worth of individuals.
We value diversity among people.
We acknowledge the holistic nature of human needs–body, mind, and spirit.
We respect the fundamental right to self-determination.
We ensure that women are respected, their voices are heard, and their issues are addressed.
We focus clearly, but not exclusively, on women and girls.
We act with integrity and are accountable to our community.

The YW Kitchener-Waterloo is committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and responsive to the diversity of Kitchener-Waterloo, in which all people are respected and valued. If you require accommodation throughout the hiring process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Required Experience

You have ...

  • experience interacting with and inspiring School Age children, preferably in a childcare, education, or recreation setting,
  • understanding of the Child Care and Early Years Act, familiarity with the use of assessment tools such as ECERS, ITERS, SACERS, High Five, and/or a working knowledge of child development,
  • enthusiasm, initiative, proven ability to work as an effective team member,
  • excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

Mandatory Requirements

  • Registered Early Childhood Educator or related degree such as Recreation and Leisure or Child and Youth Worker (subject to approval by the Ministry of Education)
  • Up-to-date Standard First Aid and CPR Level-C certification
  • Vulnerable Sector Record Check
  • Standard Food Safety Handler’s Certificate
  • Vaccine Verification - As a condition of employment you are required to provide confirmation that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 or have proof of valid exemption satisfactory to the employer. You must acknowledge and agree to comply with any future vaccine policy requirements as an ongoing condition of employment at the YW Kitchener-Waterloo.

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