YMCA Geelong

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OSHC and Vacation Care Educators/Lead Educators

About the Y
The Y Geelong is a for-purpose, not for profit community organisation celebrating 70 years of servicing the community across recreation, camping, youth, and children’s services.

About the job

The Y Geelong is seeking individuals with the relevant qualifications and enthusiasm to work with children on our Outside School Hours Care at Bannockburn and Vacation Care at Newtown.

The Lead Educators need to be hands on, engaging educators who will deliver fun activities, be a team player and enjoy being part of a program that ensures children thrive, learn and have fun.

Applicants will require an ACECQAA approved qualification that is Diploma, Working towards Diploma or above.

Will be required to obtain a current Working with Children Card - Employee, National Criminal History Check and First Aid HLTAID012.


Benefits and perks

  • Safeguarding Children Culture
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee access to Y services and discounts
  • Ongoing  Training and Career Development
  • Staff Immunisation Program
  • Attractive family and volunteer leave entitlements
  • Supportive management team
  • Staff Awards and Social Functions


Safeguarding Children and Young People Requirements

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy: Safeguarding Resources : the Y - Empowering young people 

The Y Geelong Board and Management are committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. All applicants must undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • A national criminal history check;
  • An international criminal history checks where applicants have worked overseas;
  • Holding or obtaining a valid Working with Children Card;
  • Three reference checks.

The successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People policies and practices which include; safeguarding children and young people induction, annual SCYP training programs and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout terms of employment.

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