Child Care Assistant

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Child Care Assistant Mar 29,2018
Job Summary

This position provides child care for children 0 – 12 years while their parents/caregivers are attending day or evening group programs. Groups are held on an irregular (i.e. not on-going) schedule, in order to meet fluctuating client needs. This position would be well suited for students who want casual work to supplement their income or mother’s that are reentering the work force. 

Location: Vancouver
Position Type: Casual Hourly for Groups
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work hours are continuous on going sessions of 5.0 to 5.5 hours approximately per session on Thursdays from 9:15 am to 2:45 pm with a possibility of more hours depending on scheduled groups.
  • Provide a safe and positive environment for children whose parents are attending groups.
  • Have an understanding of appropriate games and activities for children of 0 – 12.
  • Work in partnership with Group Facilitators, communicating regularly with them about children’s behaviour and other issues or concerns.
  • Provide guidance to children re: behaviour, taking any special needs into account.
  • Snacks and some meal preparation will be required.
  • Tidy playroom during/after child care times, ensuring toys are clean and disinfected on a regular basis. 
Education and Qualifications
  • Current first Aid and Clear Criminal Record Check required.
  • Must have a Food Safe Certificate.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Desire to be part of a team of diverse individuals.
  • Self-motivated with great problem solving skills.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentially.
Other Information
Start Date: As soon as possible 
Position Type: Casual Hourly  
Reports to: Group Facilitators  
Location: Vancouver 
Union: This is a union position 
Benefits: Not available 
Salary: Grid Level 6, Step 3, $17.40 per hour 
Posting Date: March 29, 2018 
Closing Date: April 5, 2018 at 4:30 pm  
 
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. 
 
Apply to:
Please submit resumes to: careers@westcoastfamily.org
*Applications must be received by Apr 05,2018
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