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Title

Child Care Worker 

Full-Time/Part-Time Casual  
Status Temporary, with the possiblity of extension  
Opportunities Available Additional hours may be available  
Category Parent-Child and Youth Services  
Open Date 2/2/2024  
Close Date  
Description

The Child Care Worker (CCW) works to care for young children whose parents are attending a program at the Centre. The CCW works on an as needed basis in the EarlyOn location at Carlington CHC and in community locations, alongside RECE’s, to support the playgroups and programs offered through the EarlyOn programs.

Program-Related Activities

  • Assists in the set-up with age appropriate activities.
  • Participates in all activates and transitions to ensure smooth running of the program.
  • Engages children in developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Performs all necessary set up and clean up functions, including toy cleaning and disinfecting as requested.
  • May contact parents if required.
  • Prepares and serves a snack if required.
  • Works respectfully and responsively with children and their families and caregivers
  • Ensures a safe and secure environment.
  • Maintains awareness of children’s allergies and takes appropriate precautionary measures.
  • Models appropriate child guidance techniques.
  • Provides direct supervision to the children.
  • Participates in assigned administration duties (including but not limited to children’s attendance, parent check-in, registration forms, health needs and conditions) as requested.
  • May prepare resources and activities to be used in the groups session(s) or workshop(s) under the direction of the RECE’s.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

 
Position Requirements

Education and Training

  • Baby Sitter Course an asset.
  • Any Early Years training or courses.
  • Valid First Aid (Standard) and CPR (infant and child) certificates.
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and Saturdays.

Professional Experience

  • Minimum of one year’s full-time experience working with children ages 0 – 6.
  • Cross-cultural awareness and experience working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Experience in a non-profit, community-based organization.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to supervise children in a manner consistent with the goals and philosophy of the program and the community health centre.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, energetic, adaptable, and responsible.
  • Committed to the healthy development of children.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment an asset.

Linguistic Profile

  • This position is not designated under Carlington’s French Language Services Plan.
  • Other languages relevant to our client population are an asset.

Personal Suitability

  • Sensitivity to the needs of marginalized and diverse clientele.
 
Salary Range $16.86/hour - $19.14/hour  
Reports to Coordinator of Annavale Headstart Nursery School & Early Years Program  
Position Child Care Worker  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Brittany Bourdon  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number PAR-24-00004  
Location 900 Merivale and Community locations  
About the Organization Carlington Community Health Centre is a non-profit organization that puts today's most pressing health care challenges at the heart of their service delivery. We turn to the best professionals and employees to help improve the health and well-being of our community. We build trusting relationships with our clients and deliver quality services through a wide range of health and social services to parents and children, youth and teens, adults, and seniors.

We look to help community members resolve problems and advance concerns in the community by providing organizational support and advocacy assistance to local groups and associations.

Our mission is to improve, support and promote the health and well-being of the people and diverse communities we serve!
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CCHC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+ communities and persons with disabilities.  
French Job Description None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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