YMCA Of Greater Toronto

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Be more than teacher​
Be more than an instructor​
Be more than a friend​
Be the spark that allows a child to shine

YMCA Child Care

Become a YMCA Child Care Educator today

Why join the YMCA Child Care team?

  • Advancement: Complete your Early Childhood Educator (ECE) training while working, receive ongoing development, and grow your career as you progress to supervisory or managerial roles
  • Opportunity: Move between our 300+ child care centres across the GTA
  • Team Work: Be part of a team and work towards a common goal of helping children ignite their true potential
  • Benefits: Receive a comprehensive benefits package- including coverage for dental, massage, physiotherapy, psychology, and more
  • Compensation: Earn a competitive full-time salary or part-time hourly rate, with paid time off including vacation, statutory holidays, and annual pay increases based on performance
  • Discounts: Save on YMCA programs and services, including child care, personal training, and more
  • Gym membership: Get access to all YMCA of Greater Toronto Health and Fitness centres, including swimming pools, drop-in classes, and more


Be a Part of Something Great


We have been providing child care for more than 50 years


We are Canada's largest not-for-profit child care provider


We developed YMCA Playing to Learn™, a play-based curriculum used throughout North America


We offer child care at over 300 locations

Hear From Our Team

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“Our team here, I would definitely say we’re a family”

-Deanna Prasad, Early Childhood Educator, Brampton Kennedy Road Child Care Centre

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"In terms of training and resources and tools...you're going to get it at the YMCA."

-Tano Sala, Supervisor, Mississauga Meadowvale YMCA Child Care Centre

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"I’m coming to work....to be a play partner, to foster learning, to empower children."

-Shanta Maharaj, Educator, Brampton Our Lady of Peace YMCA Child Care Centre

Choose an Employer That Cares

Be part of a charity that has been recognized as a top employer for 13 years. We are committed to be a great workplace and provide an environment where people enjoy their work and grow in the process. Participating in Top Employer programs allows us to continually strive towards higher standards and offer employees the best working experiences.

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Upcoming Events

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We don’t have any hiring events scheduled, but are always looking to meet new educators!
We’re currently hiring for multiple positions throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Our Team Is the Reason
We Shine


Employment Opportunities

We are hiring throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Find the role that's right for you


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Difficulty submitting your application? Email us your resume and quote the job posting number.

Supporting families through the pandemic

Many people, including essential workers, can't do their jobs from home. During the pandemic, over 500 children received free YMCA Emergency Child Care while their parents worked on the frontlines.