Current Job Vacancies at the Y

OSCAR leadership positions

YMCA Greater Wellington provides top quality Out of School Care programmes to primary aged children in our communities.

We need top quality people to help us lead the delivery of our programmes based at Raroa Intermediate School and Mt Cook Primary School.

These are part-time positions from 2.30pm-6.00pm, Monday-Friday during term time. There may also be the chance to work during the holiday programmes.

Working with us means you can:

  • Make a real difference to the daily lives of kids by giving them an out of school experience that they love
  • Share your own skills and creativity to contribute to exciting activities and programmes
  • Be part of an energetic team and receive training and development for your job.

Our ideal candidates will be:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic about working in a child-centred, busy environment
  • Competent and reliable to ensure a safe, fun environment (probably with some previous, similar experience)
  • Willing and able to support our Centre Managers, including “acting up” for them from time to time
  • Over 20 years old (to meet our child safety requirements).

How to apply

To apply for these positions, please send your CV and cover letter to Please state your preferred location – Raroa or Mt Cook.

Business Unit Manager

YMCA Greater Wellington is one of the region’s best known providers of Out of School Care services. We offer before and after school care and holiday programmes for primary aged children in 10 locations. Our growth and development goals means we need a manager to lead the Children’s Services team and develop the business.

Working at YMCA means having the chance to help deliver on our goal of supporting kids, families and communities. Leading the Children’s Services Business Unit means the chance to directly impact the experience of our children and their families and to help make community connections.

This newly created senior management position reports directly to the chief executive and is ideally suited for somebody with previous experience leading a business unit or department and a solid understanding of education or community based organisations.

In addition, this position offers:

  • Lower Hutt office with lots of time being ‘out and about’
  • Wide variety of day to day tasks and responsibilities
  • Connections with a whole range of YMCA services.

To be successful in this position, candidates must be:

  • Comfortable working to a service contract (MSD)
  • Confident in establishing relationships and implementing business growth
  • Energetic and flexible to work with a geographically diverse team.

How to apply

Send your CV and a cover letter to by 5pm on Wednesday 21st June.

Job Description: Business Unit Manager

Centre Manager – (OSCAR)

YMCA provides high quality before school care and after school care to primary aged children throughout the Wellington Region.

We now have an opportunity for an experienced manager to lead centres based in primary schools in the Khandallah area. Your hours of work will be
2.30pm – 6.00pm Monday to Friday during the term time (before school care hours may also be required but can be negotiated).

This is an opportunity that offers:

  • Management level work on a part-time basis
  • Work in a community based organisation making a real difference to kids and families
  • A genuine leadership role
  • Free after school care for your children
  • Free parking and accessibility to public transport.

Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage, as is a first aid certificate and full drivers licence. However, full training will be given to applicants who demonstrate the energy and commitment required to create a safe and fun environment for our children and can obtain and maintain a satisfactory police vet.

How to apply

Send a CV and cover letter to by 5pm on Friday 23rd June.

Job Description: Centre Manager

Please send all CV’s and expressions of interest to: