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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: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator

Settlement Services Department is Hiring! Position: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator  Commitment: Part-time position, 10 hours per week with the possibility of increased hours  Salary: $22-$23/hour        Start date: To be determined  The Canada...

Job Posting: Aylmer Aquatics Staff (various positions)

The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin, established over 110 years ago, is a not for profit, social service agency governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The YWCA is currently accepting applications for Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors and Assistants for Aquatic Programs...

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.

Recent News

Job Posting: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator

Job Posting: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator

Settlement Services Department is Hiring! Position: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator  Commitment: Part-time position, 10 hours per week with the possibility of increased hours  Salary: $22-$23/hour        Start date: To be determined  The Canada...

Fun-tastic Ways to Learn from Home

Fun-tastic Ways to Learn from Home

10 ideas to help kids learn and have fun while at home! 1. Keep to a schedule Schools may be closed but one of the ways to keep things running efficiently at home is to stick to a schedule. 2. Make a space for learning This won’t keep kids entertained, but it will...

Cancellation Notices for Health & Wellness Programs

March 24, 2020 During the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic, health and wellness remains a priority for everyone.  Please be advised that the following programs are now cancelled effective immediately, including: Aqua Fitness Therapeutic Pilates Aquatic Programs Drop in...

Cancellation notices to parents/guardians

UPDATE March 30, 2020 Our Before & After School care survey, in collaboration with the TVDSB is now closed and all September registrations have been removed. Thank you to everyone who participated by showing their interest in our programs as this viability study...

CANCELLED – Port Stanley Spring Fashion Show & Shopping Event

CANCELLED – Port Stanley Spring Fashion Show & Shopping Event

CANCELLATION NOTICE: The health and wellness of our partners, guests, volunteers and staff is our priority. Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic, our Port Stanley Spring Fashion Show scheduled for April 25, 2020 has now been suspended. We are...

Notice to current parents/guardians (childcare)

Notice to current parents/guardians (childcare)

February 19, 2020 The TVDSB has recently published information about the upcoming 2020/21 school year and how to express interest in Before & After School Child Care. As a current family with the YWCA school age program you are not required to indicate your...

Job Posting: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator

Job Posting: Aylmer Aquatics Staff (various positions)

The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin, established over 110 years ago, is a not for profit, social service agency governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The YWCA is currently accepting applications for Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors and Assistants for Aquatic Programs...

Women’s Day – SOLD OUT

Women’s Day – SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - SOLD OUT Enjoy a day out with women in your community through health and wellness, arts and crafts, self-enhancement, cooking and physical fitness. This annual event takes place in March and provides you with an opportunity to try something...

Job Posting: Canada Connects Volunteer Coordinator

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...

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