Location:
Tong Louie Family YMCA
Status:
Accepting
Type of Position:
Volunteer
Placement Date:
Immediate

The YMCA is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strenthen the foundations of community.  With a commitment to help vulnerable children and families, promote healthy living and reduce isolation, the YMCA ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.  With more than 170 locations across the Lower Mainland, the Y has the longstanding relationships and the physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.  

Though the world may be unpredictable, one thing remains certain - the YMCA is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, secure and connected children and youth, families, and communities.

Opportunity Summary

As a membership volunteer you will be required to:

  • Engage with members and guests - saying hello, goodbye, building relationships
  • Contribute to creating a positive experience for all of our members and guests
  • Answer general membership, program, and facility questions
  • Provide facility tours to prospective members
  • Share YMCA Strong Kids Campaign message to members and guests
  • Help with various daily operational tasks
  • Be available weekdays between 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm and weekends between 9:00 am - 2:00 pm with a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week

Benefits

  • Connect with the YMCA community
  • Give back to the YMCA and be part of a non-profit, charitable organization
  • Learn about diversity within the YMCA
  • Gain valuable customer service experience in a high energy, fast-paced environment

Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 17 years old
  • Previous customer service experience is an asset
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Must be positive, cheerful and approachable
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Reliable and flexible

Competencies

  • Applicants must demonstrate the YMCA Core Values
    • Do the Right Thing
    • Put People First
    • Lead by Example
    • Keep our Promises

Our Commitment to the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

The YMCA is committed to the protection of children in our care and vulnerable adults participating in our programs.  To ensure this commitment is upheld, all volunteers will need to provide:

  • A current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Three references  (two of these should be professional references)

Contact

Please contact Steph Brooks to arrange for an interview

Steph Brooks, Membership Experience Staff
Tel: 604-575-9622
Email: steph.brooks@gv.ymca.ca

 

Application Deadline

On-going