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The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is invested in creating opportunities for everyone to grow in spirit, mind & body, regardless of background, belief or ability.

Our culture is of paramount importance to us. We formally measure employee engagement twice a year to ensure our employees are having an excellent employment experience. 

Our current level of engagement is 80%, compared to some Canadian employer statistics of 69%.

We offer various services to our communities that provide many employment and volunteer opportunities. These all play an essential role in achieving our mission.

At the YMCA, our people are central to delivering our mission. We provide valuable training and development opportunities to help our teams grow professionally and personally. We look for the following qualities in all of our Employees and Volunteers:

  • Demonstrates our Core Values; Caring, Honesty, Respect & Responsibility and Inclusivity
  • Fun, Enthusiastic & Friendly Individuals
  • Hardworking and Dependable
  • Positive Role Model
  • Team Player
  • Professional
  • Enjoy working in a Social Environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with Employees & Members

Employees and Volunteers of the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario are Ambassadors for the Y both on and off of the job. We rely on them to help share our mission and increase awareness of the positive impact the Y can have on the lives of people in their communities. Particularly how we are helping to create healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.

All Employees and Volunteers are required to provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record and may require a Vulnerable Sector Search as a condition of their placement. 

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