Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Sandgate, 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 a Coordinator on a full-time basis, 38 hours per week to join our team at YMCA Sandgate Outside School Hours Care (OSHC).


In this position, you will be the leader of the service responsible for 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 other Coordinators, Senior Coordinator Area Coordinator, Regional Manager and the OSHC Manager.


Your workspace at the Y


YMCA Sandgate Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) is located between Lagoon and Keogh Street situated on the land of the Turrbal people.


Formally known as Cabbage Patch Creek the stretch and wide expanse of water provides for beautiful views of the Sandgate Lagoon, known as the Warra land by our first nations people, contains natural wildlife such as turtles and a variety of birdlife.


Our Sandgate community are both from a multi-cultural and linguistically diverse community who pride themselves in acceptance of all. We are licensed for 120 children and offer ‘Before and After School Care’ and ‘Vacation Care’ between the hours of 6.30am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday for 50 weeks of the year minus public holidays.


We provide our children with a healthy breakfast to start their day and a menu that reflects our families and children to carry them throughout the day.


We are located on what use to be Sandgate Primary School old Prep area which has been transformed into OSHC - surrounded by large trees overlooking the beautiful wildlife lagoon.


Our Y provides a mix of indoor and outdoor play and learning experiences: sandpit and monkey bar play area, mud kitchen and garden areas, with the additional use of school hall, large undercover art space, under cover basketball court and large oval.


As an OSHC Coordinator you will assist with: 


  • The development of quality programs;
  • Manage the day to day running of the programs;
  • Coordinate staffing and rostering of staff;
  • 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.


Interested? Apply Now!


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