Child Care Worker, Casual (#CH10-24-01)

Mar 27, 2024 | Career Opportunities, Early Years

Open until filled.

Collingwood Neighbourhood House’s mandate is to promote the well-being of the Renfrew-Collingwood
community by providing leadership and working collaboratively with individuals, families, agencies and
other groups to develop and support inclusive, innovative, sustainable initiatives and services that
respond to the community’s social, educational, economic, health, cultural and recreational needs.

Department Overview

The Early Years department at CNH promotes and delivers quality of care and age-appropriate services
and programs to children and families in the Renfrew Collingwood Community. We value rewarding
partnerships with the families and children we serve. We believe that every child has the right to play
and learn in a safe and nurturing environment and that parents should be able to access affordable, high-quality, publicly funded, community-delivered services, that meet the needs of the family.

Job Overview

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Assist staff in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities and offering experiences that
    promote the well-being of each child and that respect and reflect the diverse needs of the children
  • Ensure guidance of children’s behaviour that encourages positive self-concept
  • Knowledge of child development and early learning
  • Knowledge of reflective practice and the BC Early Learning Framework
  • Ensure the child care environment is healthy and safe for all children
  • Contribute to the ongoing operation of the centre
  • Be aware of and work within the ECEBC Code of Ethics

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must be 19 years of age and eligible to work in Canada
  • A valid ECE/ECE Assistant license to practice, SACC Certificate or Responsible Adult Training
  • Must be willing to get a Criminal Record Check Clearance Letter
  • Must be available for a minimum of 6 week-days per month (4-hour minimum shift between 7:30 am-6 pm)
  • Experience working with children in a licensed childcare program
  • Current Child Care oriented First Aid certificate is an asset
  • A Food Safe certificate is an asset
  • Understanding of Emergent Curriculum/Reggio Emilia Philosophy
  • Secondary language is an asset
  • Ability to work within a multicultural/intercultural environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ongoing commitment to professional development
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Job Details

  • Salary: $19.52-$20.27 + $6 Wage Enhancement per hour for ECE certified staff * (subject to
  • Schedule: Casual/On-call (min. 4 hours between 7:30am and 6pm)
  • Start date: ASAP
  • End Date: Open until filled

This position is covered by a Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 1936

Application Process

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with priority given to Canadian Citizens and
permanent residents. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not
consider your job application. As per the Collingwood Neighbourhood House Human Resources Policies
and Procedures, all factors being equal, first priority will be given to qualified local and internal
applicants. We encourage applicants with lived experience of structural inequity to apply, and in
particular those who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, LGBTQ2IA+, and those living with a
visible or invisible disability.


Sabrina Bantog
Manager of Childcare Human Resources

Collingwood Neighbourhood House, 5288 Joyce Street Vancouver, BC V5R 6C9

Please quote reference # CH10-24-01
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

We thank all individuals who apply for this position and will be contacting shortlisted candidates directly. No phone calls please.


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