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Current Opportunities

Various Opportunities

Current Opportunities

The YMCA of Saskatoon is always open to accepting the generous offer of your time!

We have volunteers who work on administrative duties like organizing and filing, some who like to get their hands a little dirty helping with facilities and grounds, and others who like the chance to work with our members.

Let's talk about your particular situation and availability, and where you can lend a hand. Please contact us at

Children's Program Leader
YMCA Saskatoon - Children's Program Department

YMCA Children’s Programs - Program Leader Job Posting


Are you interested in joining a dynamic team, working towards building healthy communities? Are you willing to make a positive contribution to the lives of children? Are you looking for part-time employment with flexibility, creativity and potential career opportunities? Then apply to the YMCA of Saskatoon! We are seeking reliable, energetic and creative people to work in the Children’s Programming Department.



  • $11.40/hour
  • 3-6 hours per week; Mondays to Saturdays Flexible for staff training.
  • All Programs are run out of the YMCA of Saskatoon



  • Relationship building and communication with key stakeholders
  • Implementation of program activities
  • Monitoring and supervision of children



  • Minimum 1 year post-secondary education
  • 1-2 Years experience working with children and youth
  • Computer literate with access to email
  • Current First Aid and CPR, as well as current (not more than 6 months old) Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Welfare Check



  • Basic needs and characteristics of school-age children
  • Learning activities appropriate to school-age children
  • Team building techniques and strategies
  • Behaviour management techniques and strategies



  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Service orientation
  • Initiative
  • Self management
  • Commitment to YMCA vision and values



Send your resume with a cover letter to: Jamie McCulloch, Child and Youth Director (

Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor

Reports to: Aquatics Supervisor

Why work for our Y?

The YMCA of Saskatoon aspires to be a great work place through an environment that embraces diversity and social inclusion, valuing differences and supporting full participation by all employees. The YMCA provides employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our community. The YMCA works to build healthy communities. This is achieved through a shared culture and values. We recognize the contributions of our staff through innovative practices, great benefits and growth opportunities.

Nature & Scope:

The YMCA of Saskatoon provides a variety of health, fitness, recreation, and community programs to more than 2,500 members that represent the diversity of Saskatoon and its communities.


  • Provide supervision for swimmers while on active guard duty.
  • Teach swimming lessons while providing a safe and fun environment
  • Ensure the safety of all pool users in all areas of the YMCA. This includes all areas accessible to the public and restricted areas.
  • Greet and welcome all members, volunteers and staff who enter the pool area.
  • Check all rescue equipment to ensure it is in good condition for the upcoming shift.
  • Check the deck, pool, and equipment room before and after each shift to ensure it is kept neat and clear of obstacles. Note: any equipment in need of repair should be reported.
  • Be knowledgeable of YMCA programs, activities, and pricing.
  • Actively work towards the prevention of accidents and injuries.
  • Render assistance immediately when accidents occur.
  • Educate and instruct the public on pool and water safety at all times.
  • Practice good public relations; be accessible, polite, and helpful.
  • Be punctual and wear appropriate attire for work (staff uniform).
  • Attend in-service training and staff training.
  • Commit themselves to maintain and further develop their qualifications.
  • Keep all records up to date, legible, and accurate.
  • Carry out water tests when assigned.
  • Get along with other staff members and use a professional approach to dealing with conflicts.
  • Wear any safety equipment required for janitorial or maintenance tasks.


  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Have a current YMCA Swimming Instructor award, SFL/LSI, or WSI
  • Have a current NLS or Red Cross Lifeguarding Award.
  • Have a current Standard First Aid and CPR-C with AED award (Red Cross, St. John’s Ambulance, or AEC);
  • Have lots of energy and be enthusiastic

Hours offered:

  • Mornings (6-9am), Days (9-1pm), and Weekend shifts (3-6:30pm)
  • Approximately 8-15  hours/week
  • Shifts beginning in January
  • Apply by Dec 15, 2018

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Rebecca Newson

Aquatics Supervisor

YMCA of Saskatoon


*Please note that only those selected will be contacted to arrange an interview. Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Criminal Record Check at the candidate’s expense.*

Full Time Early Childhood Educator
The YMCA Child Development Centre - Downtown location

Seeking a professional, mature, energetic, responsible, and committed person to join our team in a full time Educator position. This location provides care for children aged 18 months to 6 years. Successful candidates will enjoy a full family membership to the YMCA Fit Centre including all registered classes, as well as a comprehensive benefits package after three-month probationary period.


Some duties include (but not limited to):

  • Planning developmentally appropriate and stimulating activities in a play-based environment
  • Participating in physical activities
  • Encouraging child-led activities through carefully chosen equipment and toys
  • Teaching children the values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and inclusiveness towards all living things
  • Cleaning, organizing, and sanitizing
  • Assisting in kitchen (cooking and cleaning) duties as needed


  • ECE Level 2, or 3, or other relevant education-Level 1 may be considered for the right applicant.
  • Related experience is an asset
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Current clear Criminal Record Check in the vulnerable sector/Clear Child Welfare/Child Abuse check

Skills and Abilities

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Criminal record check (abstract)

Work Setting

  • Child care centre

Early Childhood Education Skills

  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Assess the developmental level of children
  • Prepare progress reports and discuss with parents and other staff members
  • Provide supervision and guidance of daily activities, field trips and special activities
  • Provide opportunity for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play and music

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate

Resumes may be emailed to, faxed, or dropped off at our 22nd street location. Please include 3 references with your resume.

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