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Employment Opportunities

YWCA St.Thomas-Elgin has been providing programs and services in our community for over 100 years.  Some of our programs include supporting newcomers settle into the area, offering adult education and licensed childcare, working with youth and adults facing financial difficulties, housing and much more.

Whatever we do, we are committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our employees, families and our customers in the communities we live and work. If you’re a passionate person who shares our values and is committed to delivering exceptional results, we want to meet you!

We offer competitive compensation, a supportive team environment and opportunities for personal and professional growth. 

Job posting: Childcare staff (various positions available)

We are currently hiring for Program Supervisor, Program Assistant and Relief Staff to provide care for children during our Before & After School Childcare Programs. Hours are 7 am to 9/9:30 am and/or 3 pm to 6pm. Utilizing excellent behavior management techniques...

Become A Volunteer

We depend on the efforts our volunteers to help empower women and their families everyday.  They serve on boards & committees. they run the Connections store in Port Stanley, they tutor, they work in housing programs, youth initiatives, and so much more. We simply could not do the work we do without the support of our dedicated volunteers. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Serve on our Board of Directors

Be a Committee Member (fundraising/special events)

Be a volunteer Sales associate at our Connections store in Port Stanley

Work within our housing programs

Support youth initiatives

Become a tutor

How to become a Volunteer

In a few simple steps you can connect with a department that best fits your interests, experience, and passions. Please complete our Volunteer Application Form below. Your application will then be reviewed and passed on to the department that best fits with your qualifications. One of our Department Managers will be in contact with you once a need for your volunteer service arises. Thank you for your patience. 

If you are interested in joining Elgin Gleaners, please use the application on the Elgin Gleaners page.

Interested in becoming a volunteer?

Contact us at (519) 631-9800 or fill in the form below

Please note inquiries will be reviewed within 2-3 business days.

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