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Are you….

1.    Energetic

2.    Outgoing

3.    Awesome


Join our team as a Y On the Move Coordinator to help us create #MorePlay in Pictou County.  


As a YMCA we know the value of being healthy and active, the importance to bring people together and the benefits of social and physical activities on a community’s health. This program will emphasize the benefits of “healthy” living and it will get our community moving and active.


As part-of the YMCA team, you will demonstrate the value of the YMCA through excellent communication skills and your dynamic personality. You will have knowledge of the body, nutrition, and active programs through a background in Human Kinetics or a similar program. You will have knowledge of marketing and promotions, as well as an interest in working with children, youth, and seniors.


Key responsibilities

·         Develop and implement a Y-On-the-Move Program for summer 2017.

o    Promote active living at local festivals, and community events (including Canada 150 year celebrations).

o    Host programs/activities/games that focus on physical activity children, youth, seniors, and families.

o    Respond to community/group requests to run an active living program.

o    Create and implement programs in local spaces – parks, beaches, downtown areas, playgrounds and etc.

  • Assess, develop and provide recommendations for the viability of a Y-On-the-Move Program
  • Assess the Pictou County community needs and provide strategic input into positioning of the YMCA in the community.
  • Develop relationships with other not-for-profit groups/ community organizations.
  • Assist with YMCA fundraisers.
  • Special projects as required.



  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Must be enrolled in a university or college level program for Fall 2017
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Health Education Background/interest.
  • Computer skills/Knowledge of social media outlets.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to talk to a large number of people and organize group activities.
  • Up-to-date criminal record check and child abuse registry check.
  • First Aid certification.

 This position will require you to work a variety of shifts, including evenings and most weekends.


This position will close at 12p.m. on Sunday, May 7th.  Please email applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record check and child abuse registry screening. Before employment you must complete a Child Protection Orientation. The YMCA is committed to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. 


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