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Posted on 13-Sep-2018 by YMCA of Northeastern Ontario
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:

The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is a dynamic charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of communities by offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. The YMCA is pleased to announce the expansion of Woodland, Early Learning Child Care Centre in partnership with the Near North District School Board as well as the opening of Our Lady of Sorrows, Early Learning Child Care in partnership with the Nipissing – Parry Sound Catholic District School Board. To learn more about our programs and services offered please visit

We are currently looking for Child Care Cooks to join our team of committed professionals. These part-time positions within the Association are at various locations throughout North Bay and Sturgeon Falls. Under the leadership of the Supervisor of Child Care, the Assistant Educator is responsible for the overall health, safety and well-being of the children in our care (0-12 years). This job is also responsible for preparing and delivering high-quality educational programming by adhering to the YMCA's Policies, Procedures and Best Practices, that is grounded in the YMCA Mission, Vision and Values. The Assistant Educator will ensure compliancy with YMCA Curriculum, Quality Assurance and legislative requirements set forth by the Ministry of Education, DSSAB/Municipality, Public Health and the local Fire Department.


  • Possession of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in food preparation or related experience
  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience working with children
  • Current Standard First Aid with Infant and Child CPR (Level C) *Recognized by the WSIB
  • Valid Driver’s license (class G) and access to a vehicle
  • Solid knowledge of Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Health Assessment from Medical Professional and Immunizations Record
  • Current and satisfactory Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening


  • Prepare food and beverages according to the standards, ensuring proper and safe food handling
  • Assist with the planning of the menus, ensuring that they consist of nutritional and high quality food items which are in accordance with Canada’s Food Guide
  • Responsible for food substitutions for children with dietary restrictions, allergies and/or cultural needs
  • Track menu changes in accordance with the Child Care & Early Years Act and the Health Unit regulations
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Ensure that the health code standards are met/exceeded
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Instructions for Applying:

If you would like to work in a family friendly environment, send us your cover letter and resume to the attention of:


Please ensure that your cover letter and resume both specify the job title of the position that you are applying for.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, you must advise the Human Resources Department.

Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector for review prior to starting employment.

Please note that candidates invited for an interview will be required to submit three professional references.

YMCA of Northeastern Ontario is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment. All of our employees and job applicants will be promoted or employed solely on the basis of their abilities and qualifications.