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About the YWCA

Work at the YWCA

If you share our passion for advancing gender equity and want to work for a supportive, dedicated organization, while supporting women and families across Metro Vancouver, explore career opportunities with us. 

YWCA Metro Vancouver operates on the ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. YWCA Metro Vancouver also acknowledges the unceded territories of Semiahmoo and the Stó:lō peoples, including the Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem and Qayqayt Nations, as well as the treaty lands of the Tsawwassen Nation.

As an equity-seeking organization, the YWCA Metro Vancouver values its diverse workplace and is committed to fostering a community of inclusion and belonging. Increasing representation within our organization's workforce composition is a priority and we have taken significant and meaningful steps towards achieving this goal. Women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, people with disabilities and people from other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Successful applicants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, exemption requests must be supported by valid, legal documents.

Current Postings

Maintenance Worker

The YWCA Metro Vancouver has 13 housing sites providing safe, affordable housing to women who are single mothers and their children, in various locations across Metro Vancouver. 

Responsibilities:

The role of the Maintenance Worker is to provide maintenance of the building structures, building systems, landscaping, fixtures, some furniture and to ensure the overall upkeep of our housing communities.

Status
Full Time (35 hours per week), Monday to Friday
Location

YWCA Housing Department, Metro Vancouver

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Painter

The YWCA Metro Vancouver has 13 housing sites providing safe, affordable housing to women who are single mothers and their children, in various locations across Metro Vancouver. 

Responsibilities:

The role of the Painter is to oversee all aspects of: 

Status
Full Time (35 hours per week), Monday to Friday
Location

YWCA Housing Department, Metro Vancouver

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Early Childhood Educator

 

This position is responsible for providing child care under supervision in addition to the responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities

Status
Regular Full Time 35 hrs per week (7hrs x 5 days/week)
Location

Crabtree Corner Early Learning and Care Centre

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WorkBC Operations Manager – Tri-Cities WorkBC

Under the general supervision of the Senior Operations Manager and, the Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing staffing and performance management of the WorkBC centre. To achieve optimal results, the successful candidate will work closely with lead staff in the centre, and across additional teams to monitor outcomes, and ensure adherence to all contractual obligations.

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week until March 31, 2024. Working on-site is required Monday to Friday, however, we offer a flex schedule after being on the job for 6 months.
Location

WorkBC Tri-Cities: Port Coquitlam or Port Moody

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Case Manager Coordinator

Under the general supervision of the Operations Managers, the Case Manager Coordinator will supervise, provide direction and work closely with the catchments’ Case Management team.  Support will include assisting case managers in reaching service utilization goals and employment outcomes while ensuring client best practices and funder policy is followed. The coordinator will be the first point of contact in providing supervisory support and coaching to case managers through individual troubleshooting and case conferencing oversight.

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week until March 31, 2024.
Location

Tri Cities WorkBC

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Brand Ambassador - WorkBC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the general supervision of the Senior Marketing Manager, the Brand Ambassador will be responsible for executing Community Outreach to increase public awareness of the WorkBC Centres in YWCA catchment areas (North Vancouver, Vancouver and the Tri-Cities).

Responsibilities:

Status
Casual
Location

Regularly travel to various locations in Metro Vancouver

Posting Period
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Career Advisor and Online Training Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Program Overview

The Career Advisor and Online Training Coordinator is a dual role in both Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants and Employment and Training Services:  

Status
35 hours per week, Grant Position until March 31, 2024 (possibility of extension based on continued program funding)
Location

In-person and virtual service delivery; main location in North Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

SOV Career Advisor

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Survive to Thrive is a program, funded through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, to provide employment services for survivors of violence and/or abuse.    The structured program has comprehensive workshop format; essential skills; job development; opportunities for work experience, employer engagement; sustainable employment placement and job coaching.  The program has expanded to add to the current manager and two-person team to deliver this performance-based employment program, serving Burquitlam and the rest of Metro

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week – till June 30, 2023 with Potential for Extension
Location

Burquitlam Office - Note*Currently virtual delivery, transitioning to in-person services following BC Restart Plan.

Posting Period
Open until filled

Summer Student Placement Specialist

The Summer Student Placement Specialist (SSPS) will be responsible for connecting students between the ages of 15-30 to employers in their community. The target will be to serve 100 students. The SSPS will actively recruit students through existing partners, youth workers, and the local high schools and post- secondary institutions.

Status
Term Full Time (35 hours per week) – sixteen-week duration, starting as soon as possible
Location

Tri-Cities WorkBC Centre

Posting Period
Open until filled

Employment Counsellor - Accelerate Program for Youth (16-30)

Join a vibrant and energetic team supporting youth with barriers! As an Employment Counsellor you will have an opportunity to work directly with clients as you facilitate various employment readiness and life skills workshops, as well as network with various employers and community networks across the Lower Mainland to support today’s youth in finding stable employment in Administration and Customer Service.

Responsibilities:

Status
Grant Full-Time (35 hours) until March 31st 2023, with possibility for extension. Currently a hybrid model with guaranteed in office/on site days minimum 2x/week (this is subject to change as we transition back to fulltime in person services)
Location

1256 Granville Street, Vancouver BC (WorkBC City Centre Career Zone ACCELERATE Program for Youth (YESS)– Vancouver

Posting Period
Open until filled

Program Manager

QMUNITY and YWCA Metro Vancouver have entered into a partnership to deliver an employment program designed to serve Queer, Trans, Two -Spirit and Gender diverse individuals in the Metro Vancouver region. This is a new program, that is currently funded for 1 year, with the intention to extend the program length, based upon program results, funding availability, and measurable impact. 

Status
YWCA Employee: Term Full Time 35 hours week (union exempt) Dual Report: Associate Director, Employment YWCA and Co-Executive Director QMUNITY.
Location

Metro Vancouver

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Co-Head Lifeguard (RPT Term)

We are looking for experienced, dynamic, personable, and inspiring Lifeguard to join our aquatic team YWCA Health + Fitness Centre and assume Head Lifeguard duties in a shared capacity on our May – September bid schedule.  This successful candidate demonstrates leadership qualities, is customer service oriented, has a demonstrated track record for implementing aquatic procedures & policies and standards.

Status
Term RPT Co-Head Lifeguard, July 2, 2022 - September 3, 2022
Location

YWCA Program Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Lifeguard

We are looking for individuals who are customer service oriented, and have a demonstrated track record for implementing aquatic procedures & policies and standards.

Pay: $23.14-$24.14 per hour

Responsibilities:

Status
Casual
Location

YWCA Health + Fitness Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver

Posting Period
Open until filled

Placement & Workplace Inclusion Specialist: Women’s Employment Readiness Program

YWCA Metro Vancouver is in partnership with The Career Foundation to deliver a women’s employment readiness program that provides eligible participants with a 14-week pre-employment and skills development training model that integrates technology, sales and high-performance workplace skills to prepare women for future-oriented careers across Ontario and British Columbia. Participants will consist of women, including those who are immigrants, women with disabilities, self-identifying LGBTQ2 individuals, and those who have experienced prolonged unemployment.

Status
One full-time, one-year contract with a strong possibility of an extension. Employment is currently contingent on program funding that is anticipated to commence in June 2022.
Location

Metro Vancouver, virtual and in-person service delivery at a YWCA office location and opportunities to work from home.

Posting Period
Open until filled

Job Developer- Midtown West

Under the general supervision of the WorkBC Senior Operations Manager, the Job Developer is responsible for working closely with job seekers to support them in securing and retaining employment and connecting them with employers. Working with job seekers and their established goals, the Job Developer will ensure that a targeted number of job seekers secure employment per month and will work toward marketing to a targeted number of new employers per month (as directed).

Status
Grant Full-Time, 35 hours/week (until March 31, 2024)
Location

WorkBC Midtown West, 2150 West Broadway, Vancouver BC

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Building Service Worker, Hotel

Women and families in crisis receive assistance with temporary emergency housing, along with individuals requiring short- and medium-term lodging.

Wage: $20.45 per hour

Status
Casual
Location

YWCA Hotel, 733 Beatty Street

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Casual Laundry and Room Attendant

 

Women and families in crisis receive assistance with temporary emergency housing, along with individuals requiring short- and medium-term lodging. We are seeking applications for the position of Laundry and Room Attendant to provide relief assistance on an on-call basis.  The shifts will be a minimum of 4 hours daily and will be subject to seasonal lay-off. The primary purpose of these positions are light housekeeping and supplying the hotel with clean linen.  You will be reporting to the Housekeeping Manager.

 

Status
Casual
Location

YWCA Hotel/Residence, 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver

Posting Period
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Job Developer/Career Advisor - Off the Leash Program for Youth

Off the Leash is a program for youth ages 15-30 who are interested in a career in the Pet Care industry. The program operates in cycles of 14 weeks with the participants obtaining training and certificates applicable to the pet care industry during the first four weeks of programming. During the last 10 weeks of the program, participants will be placed in an industry applicable to pet care to obtain hands-on experience. Participants will be paid during all 14 weeks of programming.

Status
Grant Part-Time (21 hours/week). Contract ending March 2023
Location

Career Zone, Vancouver

Posting Period
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Multi-Location Early Childhood Educator

This position is responsible for providing child care under supervision in addition to the responsibilities listed below. 

Status
Term Part Time (Minimum 25 hours/week) Monday to Friday
Location

Multi-Site: This individual must be willing to work at all 4 of YWCA’s Early Learning and Care Centres (Emma’s, Crabtree Corner, Leslie Diamond, Citygate)

Posting Period
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Case Manager Coordinator – North Vancouver

Working closely with the Senior Operations Manager, the Case Manager Coordinator will supervise, provide direction and work closely with an eight-person team of Career Advisors that provide support for a range of job seekers in the community, including single parents, immigrants, persons with disabilities, youth, Indigenous people, older workers, francophone, survivors of violence, LGBTQ2S+ as well as professionals and general jobseekers.  Working with a wider team of workshop facilitators and job developers, the Case Managers provide a holistic approach to providing the arc of career devel

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week until March 31, 2024.
Location

North Vancouver WorkBC Centre

Posting Period
Open until filled

SOV Case Manager

This YWCA position will be working  as part of a multi-agency team within the Richmond WorkBC Catchment operated by SUCCESS to connect jobseekers with progressive employment, training opportunities and holistic supports.  The successful candidate will be working in delivering case management services for a range of clients in Richmond representing the mission and values of the YWCA, including newcomer women, vulnerable women, single parents, survivors of violence.    

Responsibilities:

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week
Location

Richmond WorkBC Catchment

Posting Period
Open until filled

SOV Case Manager

This YWCA position will be working  as part of a multi-agency team within the Richmond WorkBC Catchment operated by SUCCESS to connect jobseekers with progressive employment, training opportunities and holistic supports.  The successful candidate will be working in delivering case management services for a range of clients in Richmond representing the mission and values of the YWCA, including newcomer women, vulnerable women, single parents, survivors of violence.    

Responsibilities:

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week
Location

Richmond WorkBC Catchment

Posting Period
Open until filled

Aboriginal Infant Development Consultant (A/IDP)

(AIDP) Consultants provide holistic support through the context of Aboriginal cultural values and beliefs for health, intellectual, emotional, physical, and traditions, and spiritual well-being for children from birth to five years, in a culturally safe manner.

YWCA Crabtree Corner houses many programs and services under one roof, to help marginalized women and families living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside be healthier, safer, less isolated and empowered to make positive choices.

Status
Interim Grant Full-Time (May 31, 2022 or until return of incumbent)
Location

YWCA Crabtree Corner, 533 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Aboriginal Infant Development Consultant/Regional Aboriginal Infant Development Advisor

(AIDP) Consultants provide holistic support through the context of Aboriginal cultural values and beliefs for health, intellectual, emotional, physical, and traditions, and spiritual well-being for children from birth to five years in a culturally safe manner.

YWCA Crabtree Corner houses many programs and services under one roof, to help marginalized women and families living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside be healthier, safer, less isolated and empowered to make positive choices.

Status
Grant Full Time – 35 hours/week
Location

YWCA Crabtree Corner, 533 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Painter

The YWCA Metro Vancouver has 13 housing sites providing safe, affordable housing to women who are single mothers and their children, in various locations across Metro Vancouver. 

Responsibilities:

The role of the Painter is to oversee all aspects of: 

Status
Full Time (35 hours per week), Monday to Friday
Location

YWCA Housing Department, Metro Vancouver

Posting Period
Open until filled

Early Childhood Educator & Early Childhood Educator Assistant

YWCA Metro Vancouver is currently looking for casual on-call Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Educator Assistants to work in childcare centres operated by YWCA Metro Vancouver in the Vancouver area. The Early Childhood Educators and Early Childhood Educator Assistants will be responsible for providing child care under supervision in addition to the responsibilities listed below.

Wages: $18.50/hour for unqualified (ECEA/ Responsible Adults)
              $19. 79/hour for qualified ECE

Responsibilities

Status
Casual
Location

The four Child Care Centres operated by YWCA Metro Vancouver in the Vancouver area.

Posting Period
Open until filled