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YMCA Early Childhood Education Assistant (ECEA) Online Program

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The FREE YMCA ECEA Program prepares Newcomers, Visible Minorities, and Francophone to start their career in Early Childhood Education

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Are you interested in starting a career in Early Childhood Education? Learn more and sign up for an info session!

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

The YMCA ECEA Program is a FREE online program for Newcomers, Visible Minorities and Francophones. Participants of this program develop the necessary skills and certification for jobs as Early Childhood Education Assistants for kids ages 2 to 5.

WHEN:

  • September 7 - December 3, 2021
  • Tues - Friday, 9:30 - 3:30: YMCA workshops (held online via Zoom)
  • Saturdays: 9:30 - 1:30: Vancouver Community College ECEA course (held online via Zoom)

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR-C/AED Certification
  • Child Protection Training
  • YMCA Early Learning Framework
  • Diversity and Social Inclusion training
  • Employment support - resume, cover letter and interview skills
  • Two practicums at one of our 55 childcare centres
  • And much more!

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Newcomer (within 10 years of landing) and/or Visible Minority or Francophones
  • Experiencing multiple barriers to employment
  • Living in Lower mainland, Fraser Valley or Sea to Sky region
  • Unemployed or precariously Employed (less than 20 hours per week)
  • Age 18 and up
  • Meet minimum English requirements (Grade 12 English, LINC Level 7, Pathways Level 7, or equivalents)

Sign up for an info session to learn more! Info sessions are held on:

  • Tuesdays at 11:00 AM
  • Thursdays at 2:00 PM

*Zoom link will be sent to the email you provided a day before the info session.

If you are not able to attend the info session times, fill out our Application Form at https://forms.office.com/r/FRyLT8HuiL and an Employment Coach will contact you within 24 hours. If you have any questions you can also reach us at eceanewcomers@gv.ymca.ca

Spots are limited, register today!

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