Date: 13-Aug-2022

Location: Toowoomba, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

Our approach to OSHC is to provide a high quality, inclusive environment that gives children and young people the opportunity to learn, play, develop life skills and build lasting friendships in a safe, supported and friendly environment.

The Role


We are currently recruiting for an experienced Coordinator for our service located at YMCA Darling Heights Outside School Hours Care. This is a full-time position working 38 hours per week. We operate from 6.30am to 9.00am and 2.30pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday. 


YMCA Darling Heights OSHC is situated on the grounds of Darling Heights State School.


OSHC offers a wide range of fun, stimulating and appropriate programs that reflect real world experiences. This helps encourage a sense of community amongst the children, facilitates leadership skill development and allows your child to practice social skills in a supported and caring environment.

Programs and activities are aligned with the YMCA Mission - to provide opportunities for children to grow in body, mind and spirit - underpinned by our values of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.

As a YMCA OSHC Coordinator you will:


  • Develop quality programs
  • Manage the day to day running of the programs
  • Coordinate staffing and rostering of staff
  • Support and manage staff
  • Ensure compliance with policy and organisational procedures
  • Undertake administrative requirements
  • Work collaboratively with families and the school community


What we're looking for


  • Minimum Diploma qualification in Childcare, Teaching or other relevant area;
  • Experience as an OSHC Coordinator or in a similar position;
  • Knowledge and understanding of all relevant and current legislation regarding the provision of school age care;
  • Knowledge of how to effectively and efficiently run a service on a day-to-day basis;
  • An ability to prioritise, organise and manage your own workload and that of others;
  • Excellent customer service, communication and liaison skills and an ability to build long-lasting relationships with stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated sound computing skills including Qikkids and the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Current Blue Card, First Aid and CPR certification (or willingness to obtain).




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

  • Split shift allowance payments and paid team meetings;
  • Some straight day shifts available;
  • Support from a management team with experience in the field;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • Free YMCA gym membership;
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel;
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities;
  • Discounted rate on health care through Medibank Private;
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program.


Interested? APPLY TODAY by submitting a cover letter detailing your experience against the selection criteria as stated above and your resume by using the 'Apply Now' button.

Our Commitment

We take our responsibility for keeping children and young people safe very seriously and are proudly an Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Accredited Organisation.

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:  


  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • rights to work in Australia.  


 Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

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