Supply Child Care Staff and Supply ECE’s (school year) job openings across the Niagara Region

  • Supply staff positions Monday to Friday before and/or after school in YMCA School age Child Care Centres during the school year
  • Centres are located within schools in the Niagara Region, including Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Welland, Fonthill, St. Catharines, Niagara on the Lake, Smithville, Grimsby, Beamsville and Thorold
  • Start date: Immediately, part-time as needed, availability within the hours of 7-9am and 2:30-6pm
  • We offer competitive wages starting at $17.21 – $19.06, plus a YMCA Membership. Provincial wage enhancement ($2/hour) is reflected in the wage.
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma, or post-secondary child-related educational background
  • Experience working with children
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR[C]
  • A clear and satisfactory criminal reference check inclusive of the vulnerable sector search (CRC VSS) issued for the YMCA of Niagara
  • Responsible for filling in for absent YMCA Staff members at various Centres
  • Responsible for the care and safety of the children
  • Organize and implement activities for the group as outlined in the weekly program plans, including components required by the curriculum
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all parents, children and fellow team members
  • Responsible for the physical condition of the child care facility
  • Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as established by the YMCA of Niagara
  • Follow the protocols for maintaining a clean and safe workplace, including proper procedures for cleaning and disinfecting
  • Rotational Health Screening responsibilities
  • Occasional evening and weekend trainings/meetings, attendance will be mandatory
  • Other duties as required

All YMCA Staff are required to perform the following additional job duties as related to COVID-19:

  • Follow procedures and policies to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 as established by the YMCA of Niagara and informed by the Ministry of Health and Niagara Region Public Health
  • Ensure established groups are maintained and support the tracking of interactions between staff and participants on site
  • Lead activities that support social distancing and promote the health and safety of everyone involved
  • Encourage, promote and role model social distancing and responsible health practices
  • Follow guidelines and sound judgement about when to wear personal protective equipment
  • Visually observe participants and other staff and report any new symptoms immediately
  • Immediately report any health and safety concerns to your supervisor and health and safety representative
  • Participate in self-screening when required, and act as a screener when required for staff and participants
  • Stay home when you are sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms. Follow established call in procedures
  • Participate in ongoing and scheduled cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and surfaces
  • Follow proper hand washing procedures and ensure participants in your care are doing the same
  • Participate in necessary meetings and trainings online utilizing your own device and Wi-Fi

To apply please click the button above. 


The YMCA of Niagara is committed to creating an inclusive environment that accommodates all individuals, including those with disabilities. We support the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Acts (AODA) and have established policies, procedures and practices which adhere to the accessibility standards set out in the AODA. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process please do not hesitate contacting our Human Resources Department.

The YMCA of Niagara is an equal opportunity employer.