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Child Care Staff – Part Time and Relief position

Terra Centre

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Mission            Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed

Vision              Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community

As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for over 45 years Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration.  Annually more than 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs.   Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff (https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/).  If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.

Job Overview:

We are looking for a part-time and relief Child Care staff member to support evening programming for teen parent families.  Reporting to Manager, Housing Support Services, two Child Care staff members provide care during the class to 8 children and join families and the rest of the parenting team during meal time.  Volunteers also support this program, and these volunteers may require some direction from Child Care staff.  While this position has some set hours to support the Photovoice program, we are looking for someone with flexible hours to support shift coverage for other evening programs as needed.

Job Conditions:

The Photovoice program runs the second and fourth Thursdays, from 5-8pm. The start date is January 25th, 2018. This position is based out of our Westmount location, other optional shifts maybe offered, as well.

Qualifications:

  • Child Development Assistant Certificate (Level I) is preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with children 0-3 years.
  • Experience working with children from diverse backgrounds
  • A current (within last 90 days) Criminal Record Check and CWIS Record Check
  • Current First Aid certificate

We are an equal opportunity and non-discriminatory employer and recognize the importance of a diverse workforce.  We welcome all qualified applicants.

Hourly Wage: $15.53/hour

Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, email your résumé and cover letter to: Gary Benthem at gbenthem@terracentre.ca . Please include Child Care Staff in the subject line of the email.