Provide input into planning and assist with the implementation of appropriate aged-based activities according to skill and learning levels that promote social interaction and personal development.
Provide feedback on child’s development.
Ensure that all information about children, family, staff, visitors and volunteers are strictly confidential; and that activity records and statistics are confidentially secured.
Assist with effective risk management; monitoring food safety, medication storage/disbursement, allergies, and facility cleanliness/maintenance; provides emergency first aid and completes reports and file incident reports as required.
Role models appropriate behaviors and attitudes supporting growth and promoting change for the child and family.
Work with the Assistant Program Director or Team Leader to ensure that programs meet contractual, legal and internal accreditation requirements
Ensure full compliance with child protection legislation and intervene when necessary.
Report any property damage, mechanical breakdown of equipment and/or repairs needed in the program to the Assistant Program Director, Team Leader, and/or Property Manager.
Perform other position related duties as required.
Completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
Early Childhood Educator Diploma preferred.
Completion of a babysitter’s course
Minimum of three (3) months of prior related experience, including, experience working with younger children
Strong oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated and disciplined
Complete a babysitter’s course
Current Standard First Aid & CPR Level C
Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.
Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry may be required.
Fluent French verbal & written communication skills an asset
Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.
This is casual/relief position. This is elect-to-work, no guaranteed hours; work will be offered on an as needed basis as per the hours of operation, Monday to Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Start Date: A.S.A.P
Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.
Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.