Inspiring OSHC programs

Nurturing a lifelong love of learning in every child.

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Our difference

The following key priorities set us apart:

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safety

Superior
safety

Meeting the highest national childcare safety standards.

Inclusivity

Inclusivity

Meeting the unique and individual learning needs of each child.

Expert
learning

Expert
learning

Our approach combines the latest pedagogy with fundamental principles of learning and development.

Healthy
behaviours

Healthy
behaviours

Our programs are designed to support every child’s mental and physical wellbeing.

Qualified
educators

Qualified
educators

Our educators are supported through continued up-skilling by industry experts.

Community
building

Community
building

We partner with schools to help build connected, healthy and happy communities.

Meeting the highest national childcare safety standards.

Meeting the unique and individual learning needs of each child.

Our approach combines the latest pedagogy with fundamental principles of learning and development.

Our programs are designed to support every child’s mental and physical wellbeing.

Our educators are supported through continued up-skilling by industry experts.

We partner with schools to help build connected, healthy and happy communities.

Tailored programs

Customised OSHC programs that inspire a love of learning in every child in our care.

At the YMCA NT, we are committed to co-designing customised programs and curriculums that are tailored to the unique needs of your school community.

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Before & After School Care

We deliver quality, customised OSHC services that inspire, engage and better connect children with their school community.

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School Holiday Care

Inclusive and community-centric holiday programs designed to encourage a love of learning in real-world settings.

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Pupil Free Days

On days when students are not required to attend school during the school term, the YMCA NT offers fun-filled care to children, keeping them happy and highly engaged.

Our Values

are at the heart of everything we do

We are guided by a set of values to realise an equal and sustainable humanity where all children, young people and communities can thrive because they are connected, educated, resilient and healthy.

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Our philosophy

Our OSHC service is underpinned by the YMCA NT belief in the ‘power of inspired young people.’

The YMCA NT OSHC programs and experiences are designed to inspire a lifelong passion for learning in children in our care. This mission aligns with our organisational belief in the ‘power of inspired young people’, which underpins everything we do and stand for at the YMCA NT.

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Our learning approach

We co-design robust learning curriculums to meet the unique and holistic needs of children in our care. Each custom-made curriculum addresses the key pillars that inspire a lifelong love of learning in children. Our approach meets the National Quality Framework for School Aged Care.

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Inspiring an enduring love of learning in every child

Providing children with fun, play based activities that promotes learning through play.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Music and singing, painting

Encouraging healthy social connections that teach children to form healthy social habits with others.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Dramatic play & team building projects

Encouraging children to explore and better connect with their inner self.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Arts and crafts

Immersing children in multi-cultural experiences.
Respecting and learning about First Nations’ cultures.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Traditional cooking, music and dance, language and storytelling immersion

Sharing local environmental knowledge and encouraging a care and respect for our local environment. Encouraging sustainable mindsets.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Community gardening and sustainable projects

Providing tailored psychology practices to meet individual mental health needs.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Mentoring and meditative activities

Promoting fun, diverse, group sports and outdoor games that encourage healthy and active longterm habits.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Outdoor and Indoor sports

Equipping children and families with tools to build positive relationships with themselves and others.

OSHC activity offering (EG): Family resilience workshops
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Superior safety standards

At the YMCA NT we believe in the power of inspired young people. For young people to be inspired, we know they need to feel safe and be safe. That is why the YMCA NT is independently reviewed by the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) to ensure our services are safe for all children and young people.

The ACF ‘Independently Reviewed’ stamp is a sign of assurance that the YMCA NT is a safe place for your children and young people.

Lasting impact

Creating lasting and meaningful impact on the lives of young people in our community

At the YMCA NT, we have been supporting the development of healthy, happy communities in the Northern Territory for over 70 years. Our OSHC services contribute to the development of resilient, connected and healthy children who are inspired to learn and grow in positive ways. We help establish lifelong positive behaviours in children, which have a beneficial impact on communities today and tomorrow.

“Your team members are the secret of your success. Ethical staff with great customer service who really engage with the children in a positive way”.

Parent, YMCA NT OSHC

Our policies

Quality assurance with all our
policies and standards

We take pride in meeting NQF standards through the implementation of our policies across child safety, behavioural management, food preparation, hygiene and inclusion support.

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