Assistant Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Ashgrove, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

The YMCA is the fastest growing OSHC provider in the South East with over 50 services, which in turn provides our staff with the ability to grow and move through the company as their careers head to the next level.


We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Coordinator to join our team at YMCA Ashgrove Outside School Hours Care (OSHC).This is a permanent, part-time position. Your working hours per week will be 34.5 hours during school term and 38 hours during vacation care time.



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YMCA Ashgrove Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) is located inside of Ashgrove State School and is licensed to care for 135 children.


We offer Before and after school care from 6:30am to 9:00am and 2:30pm to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.  We also offer Vacation Care, operating from 6:30am to 6:00pm.

YMCA Ashgrove has a diverse team of educators and utilises the team’s strengths to create an exciting and engaging experience for the children by utilising indoor and outdoor play options. We also support children with a homework club and take the club to extra-curricular activities.


The service plans, designs and provides tailored programs catering to their particular children’s age, skill, interests and abilities through a variety of challenging and recreational activities. Our aim is to provide activities that develop each child’s social, emotional, lingual, physical, intellectual, social, creative and recreational potential and that are developmentally appropriate.




In this position, you will assist the Service Coordinator with the day-to-day running of the service and management of a team of Educators. You will receive support from a dedicated management team, consisting of the Coordinator, Senior Coordinator Area Coordinator, Regional Manager and the OSHC Manager.


As an OSHC Assistant Coordinator you will assist with: 


  • The development of quality programs
  • Manage the day to day running of the programs
  • Support the Coordinator with staff management
  • Ensure compliance with policy
  • Undertake administrative requirements
  • Work collaboratively with families and the school community




  • Completed (or close to completion) of relevant qualifications in Childcare or Teaching (Minimum of Diploma in Children Services)
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting with programming and a passion for providing quality childcare
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining effective administration and correct documentation in an OSHC service
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain
  • Certificate of Suitability to work with Children and Young People (Blue Card) or willingness to obtain
  • NQF knowledge would be advantageous




The successful applicant will be rewarded with a wide range of benefits and rewards including:


  • Administration hours off the floor to support your professional growth and development
  • Split shift allowance payments and paid team meetings
  • Support from a committed, knowledgeable and enthusiastic management team
  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rates on health care through Medibank Private.


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To apply, please submit your covering letter and resume, detailing your experience against the selection criteria by clicking the 'Apply for this Job' button.

For further information on YMCA OSHC, please visit the YMCA website

Our Commitment


At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:


The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people.