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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

Single Mother’s Support Group Contract Child Minders

The YWCA Single Mothers’ Support Services is looking for experienced and caring individuals to provide child minding services for our weekly single mothers’ support group meetings.

This position will be suitable for students in ECE programs or those interested in gaining work experience with children. Shifts are generally 2.5h long, with the possibility to pick up occasional other shifts if interested.

Responsibilities:

Status
Independent Contractor, Approx. 3-4 hours per week
Location

Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Surrey, Langley
Surrey (Newton area) on Saturday mornings twice a month
UBC on Friday eves once per month
Port Coquitlam on Saturday mornings twice a month
Downtown Vancouver on Saturday mornings
Downtown Vancouver on Tuesday mornings once a month
Langley (Willoughby area) on Saturday mornings twice a month
Special events and workshops as needed

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Single Mother’s Support Group Contract Child Minders

The YWCA Single Mothers’ Support Services is looking for experienced and caring individuals to provide child minding services for our weekly single mothers’ support group meetings.

This group is for mother of children on the autism spectrum so training and experience supporting children with diverse and special needs is required. This position will be suitable for students in EA/BA programs or those interested in gaining work experience with special needs children.

Status
Independent Contractor
Location

Richmond, Pacific Autism Family Network, two Saturday mornings per month

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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.

Responsibilities:

Status
Term Part Time (Minimum 25 hours/week) Monday to Friday, Start date: As soon as possible, Ending date: August 31, 2023 with possible extension
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)

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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.

Responsibilities:

Status
Regular 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)

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Infant Toddler Educator

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

Responsibilities:

Status
Term Full Time 35 hrs per week (7hrs x 5 days/week), Starting Date: November 14, 2022, Ending Date: November 13, 2023
Location

YWCA Leslie Diamond Early Learning and Care Centre (535 Hornby St., Vancouver)

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Infant Toddler Educator

 

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

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

YWCA Leslie Diamond Early Learning and Care Centre (535 Hornby St., Vancouver)

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Career Advisor/Case Manager – Tri-Cities WorkBC

Under the general supervision of the Case Manager Coordinator of the WorkBC Centre, the Career Advisor/Case Manager is responsible for working closely with job seekers to assess service suitability, develop, and implement an Employment Action Plan. The Career Advisor/Case Manager will support Clients with achieving their employment goals by referring them to WorkBC interventions such as, Skills Training, Short term Skills Training, Employment Workshops, Self-Employment, Job Development, Wage Subsidy, etc.

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

Tri-Cities WorkBC

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Second Stage Transition House Support Worker

YWCA Arbour House provides shelter and support to women who have experienced abuse from an intimate partner, and to their children.

The YWCA Arbour House Support Worker reports to the Manager, Transition Housing and is responsible for providing emotional support, advocacy, court accompaniment, resources, referrals and assistance with safety planning to residents and their children.

Responsibilities:

Status
Term Part-Time and Relief, 16 hours per week and coverage of relief shifts where needed, until December 31, 2022. Contract to be re-negotiated at that time.
Location

Confidential location in Surrey

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Sheway Indigenous Peer Support Worker

Sheway is a community outreach program for childbearing women and their children who live in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. It provides flexible, non-judgmental, and nurturing services and uses a women-centered, harm reduction approach to support women’s self-determination, choices and empowerment. Sheway also offers respect and understanding of Indigenous (First Nations) culture, history, and tradition. 

Status
Grant Full-Time (35 hours per week) until June 30th 2025
Location

YWCA Sheway, 533 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

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Office Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day facility operations of the Port Moody WorkBC Employment Services Centre.

Responsibilities:

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

Port Moody YWCA WorkBC (with the possibility of working at any of the Tri-Cities WorkBC Centres)

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Special Needs Early Childhood Educator

 

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

Responsibilities:

Status
Grant Term Full Time 35 hrs per week (7hrs x 5 days/week) Starting date: As soon as possible Ending date: March 31, 2023 (Possible extension by renewal of the Inclusion Contract)
Location

Crabtree Corner Early Learning and Care Centre

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Job Developer- WorkBC Vancouver South

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 per week until March 31, 2024
Location

WorkBC Vancouver South, 7575 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC

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Payroll Specialist

Reporting to the Payroll & Benefits Manager, The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing bi-weekly timecards for approximately 500 employees on ADP WFN system and will assist the Payroll Manager with all aspects of Payroll & Benefits. This role works closely with the Human Resources and Finance teams and has a good knowledge of computerized Payroll and HR systems. 

Responsibilities:

Status
Permanent Full Time
Location

This position will work in a hybrid capacity, both remote and onsite at the YWCA Program Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Internship

We are looking for someone eager to gain experience working in a busy non-profit organization, as part of a team providing technical support to members of the community in the lower mainland. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, YWCA TechLink & Connecting Families Program, you will be part of a team providing digital literacy/tech support to vulnerable members of the community and other YWCA programs.

Status
Paid Youth Internship – duration 6 months, full time 35 hrs per week
Location

YWCA North Vancouver and other locations in Metro Vancouver as required

Posting Period
Open until filled

YWCA Community Development Coordinator

YWCA Cause We Care provides rent geared to income housing for women and their children in the DTES. There is a small communal garden, an outdoor play area suitable for younger children and an amenity room. It is located above the nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona library.  

The Community Development Coordinator for YWCA Cause We Care House will connect tenants with community resources, and support the development of community within the housing site. 

Status: Regular Part Time (4 days/week = 28 hours)

Responsibilities:

Status
Regular Part Time (4 days/week = 28 hours)
Location

YWCA Cause We Care House, Vancouver

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Room Attendant

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head Housekeeper at our Hotel/Residence location in downtown Vancouver, the responsibilities will include light housekeeping including making beds, vacuuming, thorough cleaning of rooms, and general housekeeping duties.

Status
Part Time to start
Location

YWCA Hotel/Residence, 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC

Posting Period
Open until filled

Laundry Worker

The primary purpose of this position is to supply the hotel with clean linen. You will be reporting to the Housekeeping Manager.

Wage: Starting at $20.12 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Washing, drying and folding linen according to schedule daily for the hotel.
  • Sorting and setting aside repairable articles.
  • Cleaning equipment and floors in laundry.
  • Other Duties as required

Qualifications:

Status
Part Time to start
Location

YWCA Hotel/Residence, 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver

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

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 + Wage Enhancement (if qualified)  per hour for qualified ECE

Status
Casual
Location

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

Posting Period
Open until filled