YMCA of Greater Toronto
Type: Seasonal Fixed Term Contract
Starting Rate: $14.10/hour
Effective Date: June 25 – August 30th, 2019
Busing available from Toronto, Peel & York Regions. Bus Routes here:
Reports to: Farm Team Leader
Location: YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre, Schomberg, ON
Why work for our Y?
YMCA of Greater Toronto 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 almost 6,000 employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. 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:
YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre is a year round operation, opened 7 days a week, which delivers outdoor education programs to school groups, youth and adult retreats, a day camp and an overnight camp focused on leadership development during the summer months. The centre also operates a 4 acre organic vegetable farm with Harvest Share programs, Farm Camps, and a farm stand.
Reporting to the Farm Team Leader, the Farm Camp Floater carries out the day to day organization of Farm Camps on our organic vegetable farm. The position provides support in delivering the highest quality farm education to camp participants that align with the overall mission, vision and values of the YMCA.
Farm Camp Floaters play an essential role in the planning and implementation of all seven farm camp programs.
Please send cover letter and résumé quoting job posting #0926 by Friday, March 8, 2019 to:
Farm Team Leader
YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre
13300 11th Concession Schomberg, ON L0G1T0
Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check. Within the first four months and every three years thereafter, a Vulnerable Police Records Check is required.
The YMCA of Greater Toronto values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association.
We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation at any stage during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.
About the YMCA of Greater Toronto:
The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a dynamic charity offering opportunities for personal growth, community involvement and leadership. Our 2010-2020 strategic plans Strong Start Great Future calls upon our Association to invest in young people across their life stages to deliver on our vision of ensuring our communities will be home to the healthiest children, teens and young adults. This community health strategy includes a significant role for adults and older adults.
Mirroring the region’s diversity, the YMCA offers a variety of programs responding to the needs of the community, including employment and essential skills, education, newcomer programs, youth outreach and intervention, fitness, sports and aquatics, international programs, child care and camps.
When you support the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s Annual Giving, you help us ensure more children, youth and young adults have the chance to be healthy… and so much more. We believe that by providing our children with a strong start, they will have a great future. And, ultimately, strong, healthy children mean strong, healthy communities in the GTA for the years to come. http://www.ymcagta.org
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 11 2019 ID: 51191