Job Opportunities

CHILD CARE PROGRAMS

CDC
ECE Substitutes

Job Summary

Assists staff to provide support and direct care to children in our various childcare programs working with children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Key Duties

  • Works with staff, to assist children with their needs promoting their social, physical, intellectual, creative, and emotional growth.
  • Ensure that all safety standards are implemented and maintained.
  • Establish and maintain positive daily communication with parents, children, and staff.
  • Program plans, prepares and carries out developmentally appropriate programs and activities.
  • Conducts activities with children on an individual and group basis to promote the development of all the children’s needs.
  • Attends to children’s physical needs.
  • Maintains confidentiality, keeps records, and reports problems or concerns to senior staff.
  • To follow LMNHS and CDC’s policy, procedures, philosophy and mission statement.
  • Keeps program facilities and equipment safe and clean, reporting any repairs and concerns to senior staff.
  • A team player, someone punctual, organized, takes initiative, and is fun loving
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 Qualifications Education and Knowledge

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate required
  • Special Needs Certificate an asset
  • First Aid Certificate required
  • Experience working with children in a child care setting
  • Additional language/s, and experience in working in a multicultural environment is an asset.

 

Salary:  Starting at $15.97 per hour

Shifts: vary between 8:00am – 5:00pm, this position is on-call as needed

Posting date until:  Ongoing

This position requires Union membership CUPE local 1936.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Apply to:          Geraldine Clevette

                        Child Care Manager

Address: 3981 Main Street

Vancouver, BC V5V 3P3

Fax: 604-879-7113

Email: geraldine_clevette@lmnhs.bc.ca

 SORRY NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE, ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

 


FAMILY RESOURCE PROGRAMS

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION
FAMILY DROP-IN SPECIAL NEEDS SUPPORT ASSISTANT

A valuable Hands- On learning experience supporting children with behaviour challenges offered through shadowing, training and support. Perfect for students looking to build practical experience.

The Drop-In Special Needs Support Assistant will help support children with behavioural and motor challenges, by positively participating in a drop-in program for parents/caregivers and their 0-5 year old children. The program is designed to enhance the intellectual, emotional and social development of children.
● Reports to Volunteer Support Coordinator and Family Resource Manager

Responsibilities:
● Encourage diversity in group setting through one on one support
● Actively engage in learning behaviour management techniques that are modeled
● Promote and provide safe play experiences
● Offer Patient and Enthusiastic, Child-Centred Support

Qualifications:
● Experience working with families with young children preferred
● Knowledge of child development or interest in learning
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
● Ability to observe confidentiality of participants
● Willing to present and/or apply for a criminal record check done through organization at
no cost
● Able to commit to three months
● First aid certificate an asset

Benefits
● Behaviour management skills modeled and taught, support and troubleshooting offered
● Letter to confirm hours and type of support provided

Two 2.5 hour shifts available per week, Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 – 12 pm

Please apply with a resume and cover letter to:
Maria Valenzuela
Manager, Family Resource Programs
Email: maria_valenzuela@lmnhs.bc.ca


 

FAMILY RESOURCE PROGRAMS

SINGLE MOM’S PROGRAM CHILD MINDER/ON-CALL CHILDMINDER AND DROP-IN ASSISTANT

The Child Minder provides supervision, guidance and a safe, accepting, caring environment where the children of participants in the LMNHS programs/workshops feel welcomed and are able to learn and develop at their own pace.

Reports to the Family Resource Programs Manager

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare the setting before the children arrive and secure the facility before closing.
  • Plan and facilitate activities for the participants
  • Promote proper hygiene and provide safe play experiences
  • Inform, guide and support other program staff and volunteers as required
  • Attend to the children’s physical needs that may include diapering, toileting, eating and sleeping
  • Maintain attendance records
  • Direct parents to appropriate resources and other professionals when needed
  • Perform other related duties

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience working with families with young children.
  • Knowledge of child development, ECE certificate preferred
  • Understanding of cross-cultural and socio-economic issues that affect families
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to observe confidentiality of participants
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment.
  • First Aid certificate
  • Fluency in a second language an asset.
  • Criminal record check required.

 

Closing Date: August 18th 2017

Salary Range:  $15.02/hr

Starting date: August 30th, 2017

 

Send cover letter and resume to: maria_valenzuela@lmnhs.bc.ca