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Guided daily by the core values of CaringHonesty, Respect, Responsibility and Inclusiveness, our staff create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Whether you're looking to pursue full time, part time, seasonal or casual call in an employment opportunity, please take a few minutes to discover what we offer.

The YMCA also strives to offer competitive wage and benefit packages and employee recognition and development opportunities. Some of the benefits available to eligible staff are:

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Subsidized Child Care (where services are available)
  • Free YMCA Membership
  • Group Benefits (extended health, dental, disability and life insurance)

The greatest source of energy for the YMCA is our employees and volunteers and their ability to contribute to the advancement of the YMCA's vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities one person at a time. The YMCA believes that people enrich their own lives when they enrich the lives of others.  

"Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act" The YMCA has policies in place for accommodation of a disability that includes accommodation in all parts of the hiring process.  Individuals invited to participate in the selection process will be asked to make their needs known, in advance.  Accommodations in relation to the materials or process are available upon request. 

All job postings are available in an alternative format to accommodate individuals with a disability - please contact hrsupport@swo.ymca.ca for assistance.

Below is a listing of all current open career opportunities with the YMCAs across Southwestern Ontario.  Please forward your application for employment and resume to the contact information noted on the individual posting.  For general enquiries, applications and resumes click here. Please note, that all employees and volunteers must provide a current (less than 6 months) satisfactory police record check - vulnerable sector prior to working with the YMCA.  

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  Registered Early Childhood Educator (Full time Term Nov - June '19) Our Lady of Fatima
Chatham, ON
  Facilitator, Resource Houses (part time term October to June '19) Sarnia, ON
  Registered Early Childhood Educator (Full Time) Our Lady of Fatima
Chatham, ON
  Supervisor, Membership Services (Full time) Chatham, ON
  Lifeguard (Part time) Daytime Shifts Petrolia, ON
  Supervisor, Child & Youth (Full Time) Jerry McCaw Family Centre Sarnia, ON
  Educator, School Age (Contract) Chatham-Kent, ON
  Supervisor, Child Care Jerry McCaw Family Centre (Full Time) Sarnia, ON
  Registered Early Childhood Educator (Full Time) Chatham-Kent
  CLARS Assessor (Part time) Sarnia, On
  Registered Early Childhood Educator (Full Time) Extended Care Chatham-Kent, ON
  Registered Early Childhood Educator (Full Time) Sarnia, ON
  Wellness Coach (Part time) Lambton Shores
  Instructor, Preschool & Youth (Part time) Lambton Shores
  Educator, Beyond the Bell (Contract) St. Agnes, Chatham
  Educator, Before and After School (Contract) St. Joseph, Corunna
  Facilities Operator (Full Time) Goderich-Huron
  Facilities Manager (Full time) Sarnia-Lambton
  Instructor, Preschool and Youth (Part time) Goderich-Huron
  Wellness Coach (part time) Goderich-Huron
  Lifeguard - (part time daytime shifts) Goderich-Huron
  Swim Instructor  - (part time) Goderich-Huron
  Lifeguard (part time) Goderich-Huron
  Instructor, Preschool & Youth (part time daytime shifts) Chatham-Kent
  Membership Representative (part time)


  Wellness Coach (Part time)


  Educator, School Age (Term 2018/19 school year)

High Park School
Gregory Hogan School
Sarnia, ON

  Educator, Before and After School (Term) - various locations Huron County






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