Careers

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. We value and support diversity in our workforce and encourage applications for the following vacancies from a wide range of people with a variety of life experiences. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.WGEA accreditation

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

Australian Breastfeeding AssociationYWCA Canberra is accredited through Australian Breastfeeding Association as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace.

Vacancies

School Age Care Program Manager – South Side (2 x Part Time Positions)

We are looking for two innovative and passionate School Age Care Program Manager to join our team.

About the role

YWCA Canberra Children’s Services School Age Care is looking for two innovative and passionate School Age Care Program Managers with a good working knowledge of the National Quality Framework (NQF), the National Quality Standards (NQS), the Early Years Learning (EYLF) and My Time, Our Place (MTOP) frameworks to join our team. You will work alongside likeminded professionals to ensure best practice is implemented at our School Age Care Programs. Responsibilities include working within a dedicated team of educators to implement a developmentally appropriate, child focused program.

The successful applicants will ideally hold or be working towards a Diploma in Children’s Services or be a third or fourth year Education student and have completed the equivalent of two full years of a Bachelor of Primary Education and have experience working within the Children’s Services industry. A can-do attitude, passion for working with children and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Applicants must hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Check.

  • Part time position
  • Above award wages
  • Salary packaging available

How to apply?

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, please submit a cover letter along with your CV.

Download: 

Position description – School Age Care Manager

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Sarah Lovelady, School Age Care Manager, on 6180 5702 or email Sarah.Lovelady@ywca-canberra.org.au.

Applications submitted to:

Sarah Lovelady

School Age Care Manager

Email: Sarah.Lovelady@ywca-canberra.org.au

Applications close on Monday 13 March 2017

Communication and Events Coordinator

We are seeking an experienced communication and events professional to support our She Leads program of events!

About the role

At YWCA Canberra we know that developing women’s leadership is fundamental to advancing gender equality. The objective of YWCA Canberra’s women’s leadership initiative, She Leads, is to address the under-representation of women in leadership through delivery of a high-quality professional development program.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Communication and Fundraising, the role of the Communication & Events Coordinator is to support the delivery of YWCA Canberra’s events, with a focus on our She Leads events – including the She Leads Conference, the She Leads College Conference, the She Leads In-Conversation events and the She Leads Workshops.

In addition, this role will contribute to YWCA Canberra’s communication and marketing activities more broadly.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organised and have demonstrated skills and experience in event planning and communication/marketing. Excellent written communication skills are essential. Qualifications in event management, project management or communications would be highly regarded.

How to apply?

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, please submit a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (as outlined in the position description) along with your CV and contact details for two referees.

Download:

Position description – Communication and Events Coordinator

Applications submitted to:
Zoya Patel
Senior Manager, Communication and Fundraising
Email: recruitment@ywca-canberra.org.au

Applications close on COB Friday 3 March 2017

Administration and Booking Officer (Children’s Services)

We are looking for a motivated and experienced administration whiz to join our busy team.

About the Role

The Administration and Booking Officer reports to the Children’s Services Accounts Manager and is responsible for the accurate and timely processing and recording of all accounts, enrolments, information and payments for centre-based care and school age care programs.

About you

To be successful in the role, you have experience in an Accounts Receivable environment, and a passion for providing excellent customer service to our clients and stakeholders.

Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of written and oral communication skills
  • An ability to work in a team
  • Understanding of confidentiality and sensitivity to families’ needs
  • Accuracy in data entry, fee processing and bank reconciliation
  • Debt recovery experience
  • Sound understanding and practical experience in an accounts receivable role (and the ability to use or learn software programs such as Qikkids).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

The team you will be part of values and respects the important work of providing quality early education and care services to the Canberra Community, and you should too

How to Apply

Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) to childcareaccounts@ywca-canberra.org.au 

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Amy Meacham on 02 6175 9911 or email childcareaccounts@ywca-canberra.org.au

Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found, so apply now!

Download: Position Description – Administration and Booking Officer

Family Day Care Educators

We are currently looking for Family Day Care educators  to provide high quality early childhood services from home. Our team of Family Day Care educators enjoy the benefit of working for a well-known Canberra employer with above award employment conditions, support and guidance from experienced Quality Support Coordinators and the added bonus of working from home.

Educators in the Inner North and Belconnen areas are particularly sought after.

We can offer you:
• The potential to earn more than $40,000 per year (based on full-time hours caring for four or more children)
• Paid annual leave and sick leave
• Salary packaging
• Employer paid parental leave
• Retention bonus (cash or additional paid leave)
• Insurance coverage.

All applicants are required to hold Working with Vulnerable People registration and have suitable rights to work in Australia. A current First Aid Certificate is required, or willingness to complete one.

If you are a qualified educator looking for a change, or someone wishing to complete their Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, contact us today. For more information contact Jackie Green on 6258 6518 or via email at Jackie.Green@ywca-canberra.org.au

Download: Position Description –  Family Day Care Educators

School Age Care Educators

We are seeking passionate and committed individuals who can assist us in creating fun education and care environments for children attending our School Age Care Services (before and after school care) in the Canberra region, particularly in the South, Inner South and Inner North areas of Canberra. Responsibilities include working within a dedicated team of staff to implement a developmentally appropriate, child focused program.

Successful applicants will have a can-do attitude, flexible availability, passion for working with children and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants must hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration. Individuals studying towards or holding a Certificate III or Diploma in Children’s Services or studying in the education field will be highly regarded.

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Sarah Lovelady, School Age Care Manager, on 6180 5777 or email Sarah.Lovelady@ywca-canberra.org.au.

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, please submit a cover letter along with your CV, an employment application form and contact details for two referees to Sarah Lovelady via email at Sarah.Lovelady@ywca-canberra.org.au

Download: Position Description – Children’s Services Educator Level
Download: Position Description – Children’s Services Educator Level 1

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