Coordinator - Children Services

Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Liverpool, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

•        Be a leader in your community and create valuable opportunities outside of the classroom
•        Unique development role for those with a background in teaching or early childcare
•        Flexible, fun, and rewarding career progression



We are looking for a committed Coordinator to help inspire children at our All saints OSHC services. If you believe in the power of inspired young people and want to make a difference in your community, you’ll love the opportunities of a career with the Y NSW. This isn’t your typical 9-5 role; you can build a schedule that works for you, make the most of the Y NSW’s learning and development library, enjoy well-being leave days, and explore of the Y’s unique national and international opportunities to develop your skills and experiences.  


About your new role  


  • You will design and deliver a safe, effective, and fun OSHC service following Y values 
  • You will oversee a calendar of inclusive, exciting, and engaging program following My Time Our Place Volume II principals
  • You will become a trusted leader in the community, working closely with Y NSW families, schools and charity partners to turn the Y’s global mission into local action 
  • You will manage a dynamic team of Educators, helping everyone's individual growth
  • You will be able to follow our development pathway to learn new skills and build your career



About you  


  • Y NSW staff love supporting their communities!
  • Y NSW OSHC staff are motivated to guide children’s development outside of the classroom
  • Everyone at the Y NSW ensures that we provide supportive service for families
  • Everyone at the Y NSW is committed to safeguarding and hosting safe learning environments 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to support relationships within the team, with the families and school.
  • Proficient in the use of technology and systems, such as Teams, Outlook and Outlook Calendar, Microsoft Office, and internal management platforms 
  • Strong people manager


To be successful in this role, you will have:


  • Experience of and commitment to be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of children
  • Experience leading others 
  • Ability to critically reflect to develop innovative learning every day
  • Availability to supervise Before School Care, After School Care, and Vacation Care hours




  • A Diploma in Children's Services, or equivalent (Desired)
  • Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk CHCPRT025 OR CHCPRT001 (Mandatory)
  • Valid NSW Working with Children Check
  • HLTAID004 /HLTAID012 - Current First Aid and CPR 
  • Police Check (paid for by the Y)


Y work with us?  


  • Work within a supportive team linking community education, recreation and youth services
  • Learn and develop through the Y’s online L&D module programs.
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you.
  • 50% discount for employee childcare fee
  • Awesome discounts on Y services, products, and corporate health insurance.
  • Wellbeing Days in addition to annual leave entitlements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for ongoing mental health and wellbeing support





Childcare Services

Our Children Services Team are the passionate leaders giving developing young minds the opportunity to learn, grow and have fun outside of school. Across 53 schools in NSW, our team of OSHC Educators and Coordinators provide before and after school (and school holiday) care that’s dedicated to the safety and development of young children. Every day, the team facilitate and run a range of valuable programs and activities that include sport, creative arts, cooking – and many more. These roles work closely with children, parents and teachers alike, to provide meaningful opportunities for young people within a healthy, safe and inclusive environment. If you’re a driven, dedicated leader who brings energy and enthusiasm to everything you do, you’ll find the support and flexibility to explore a promising career in childcare or education.




Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.



Commitment to Safeguarding

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 embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.