Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3L 1Y4

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Communications Specialist – Full Time

Administration Branch, 3550 Portage Avenue (hybrid remote model available)

We’re looking for an exceptional Communications Specialist whose ability to increase a charity’s brand awareness is as natural as breathing. The challenge of ferreting out and crafting stories about the positive impact we’ve had on our members’ lives makes you cackle aloud with glee.

You're a born storyteller who can bring a brand to life, turning strategy into compelling copy and meaningful messages. You’re driven by our cause and motivated by the success of our members. The mere thought about creating raving fans of the Y makes your heart sing.

You are an experienced professional who just subconsciously proofread this ad. If this sounds like you, please get in touch. We think you'll fit in here.

You have a proven ability to:

  • Develop, implement, and manage integrated marketing and communication plans that address each business lines’ unique needs while ensuring alignment with the Association’s overarching strategic plan
  • Initiate and coordinate media relations initiatives
  • Develop content that conveys the Y’s impact and showcase our services to internal and external audiences
  • Create, write, edit, and proofread internal and external-facing communications and collateral
  • Function as part of the crisis communications team

What else do you need?

  • Degree or diploma in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations
  • 4-7 years’ experience in brand management, copywriting, editing and proofreading
  • Superior communication and relationship-building skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Fundraising communications experience preferred
  • Experience in the following areas are assets: non-profit/charitable sector; graphic design; HTML coding

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter and an editorial writing sample by Friday, October 22, 2021, for confidential consideration to: ac.abotinamynull@semuseR-NIW

The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is committed to providing a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks. We look forward to contacting qualified candidates.

If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of your employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption.

Alternate formats available upon request

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Digital Marketing Specialist – Full Time

Administration Branch, 3550 Portage Avenue

We’re looking for an exceptional Digital Marketing Specialist who has a head for data and a heart for creative wizardry. You’re a go-getter who embraces current and emerging digital technology. The challenge of creating better ways to deliver exceptional customer experiences energizes you.

You know that for brands successful digital media is more than simply posting content. You know why you’re posting, who you’re talking to, what your goals are and how to monitor and adapt to get the best results. You’re an innovator, trendsetter and progressive thinker who’s fluent in digital everything.

You’re happiest in the weeds but also able to understand the bigger picture. You love to turn strategy into meaningful campaigns that drive action. You’re compelled by our cause and motivated by the success of our members. The mere thought about creating raving fans of the Y makes your heart sing.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch. We think you'll fit in here.

You have a proven ability to:

  • Conceptualize and implement cohesive, integrated digital campaigns that touch multiple platforms
  • Regularly use analytics tools to make informed decisions about digital marketing strategies and tactical plans via SEO, Google AdWords, SEM, CRM, etc.
  • Lead marketing automation and lead nurturing processes through digital channels.
  • Maintain, update and upgrade the Y’s digital properties
  • Plan and execute paid & organic social media strategies & tactics
  • Drive increases in customer acquisition, engagement, retention and sales by aligning business objectives with digital strategies for highly competitive industries.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in marketing or advertising.
    • 5+ years of experience in digital and social marketing planning, strategy and workflows, business process design, behavioral marketing, and data mining and analysis.
    • 5+ years of content creation experience.
    • Certifications in Google Analytics, Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, YouTube, Facebook and/or Instagram an asset.
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter and samples of sparkling digital campaigns and their corresponding awesome results by October 25, 2021 for confidential consideration to ac.abotinamynull@semuser-NIW

The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is committed to providing a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks. We look forward to contacting qualified candidates.

If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of your employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption.

Alternate formats available upon request

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After School Program, Youth Support Worker Monday–Friday, 3:00-6:00 p.m., Part Time

John Taylor Collegiate, 470 Hamilton Avenue Windsor Park Collegiate, 1015 Cottonwood Road

Are you passionate about working with youth ages 13-21? Are you creative and caring? Interested in affecting positive change in the lives of those who require additional support? This might be the right opportunity for you!

Are you the right fit?

  • Create a safe, respectful and fun environment for youth requiring additional support
  • Able to develop warm, caring and responsive relationships with youth and their parents/caregivers
  • Able to engage in recreational and leisure activities with participants

What else do you need?

  • Emergency First Aid and CPR C certification
  • Ability to lift and/or transfer up to 50 lbs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel to a variety of programs throughout Winnipeg
  • Education, training and/or demonstrated knowledge and ability to work with youth who require additional support is preferred
  • Fully immunized against COVID-19 or valid exemption

Assets:

WEVAS or NVCI training ASL Knowledge

Submit your cover letter and resume indicating your preferred location by October 22, 2021 to:  ac.abotinamynull@ojo.epotimet

The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is committed to providing a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of your employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption.

Alternate formats available upon request

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Lifeguard and Swim Instructor, Part Time

Are you passionate about water safety? Do you think learning to swim is a critical life skill? As part of the Y team you will play an important role ensuring the safety of our pool patrons and/or teaching kids to swim!

Are you the right fit?

  • Enjoy working with kids
  • Able to engage, motivate, encourage and guide members
  • Able to build positive relationships with members, staff and volunteers
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations

What else do you need?

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification or Aquatic Emergency Care
  • Ability to obtain YMCA Swim Instructor certification
  • Fully immunized against COVID-19 or valid exemption
  • Clear Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Check

Lifeguard

  • NL certification

Asset: LSI (Lifesaving Instructor)

Swim Instructor

  • Bronze Cross or Higher
  • YMCA Swim (YSI) or Water Safety (WSI) Instructor or Swim For Life Instructor (SFL) Asset: LSI (Lifesaving Instructor)

Why work at the Y?

  • Paid re-certifications
    • Training opportunities for growth and development in Aquatics
    • Complimentary individual Y membership
    • Great people, fun and rewarding work!

Submit your cover letter and resume to:

Submit your cover letter and resume to:

Downtown Branch, 301 Vaughan Street                                       ac.abotinamynull@nosiva.neb

Elmwood-Kildonan Branch, 454 Kimberly Ave                                                ac.abotinamynull@rolyat.yeslek

South Branch, 5 Fermor Ave                                                                        ac.abotinamynull@sikcasu.aerdna

West Portage Branch, 3550 Portage Ave                                      ac.abotinamynull@yer-senoj.elleinad

The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is committed to providing a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are hired, prior to your start date and as a condition of your employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully immunized against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption.

Alternate formats available upon request

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Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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