Daycare Attendant - Fraser Valley Regional District
(UP TO 2 POSITIONS)
November 15, 2022
The Hope and Area Recreation Centre offers a wide range of service to the community including a licensed after school program. Club Child caters to children between the ages 5 to 12 and offers a safe, fun environment for kids to play and learn. This a great opportunity for an energetic, creative person who loves kids. Come join our fun-loving, dedicated team and learn new skills, gain valuable job experience all while making a positive impact on a child’s life.
As a Daycare Attendant at the FVRD, you would be working in our after-school daycare program from 2:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday to Friday. However, our Daycare Attendants could also be involved in activities on Professional Days, winter, spring and summer day camps. A typical week could see you participating in activities with children such as themed arts and crafts days, coloring, puzzles and games. The kids are also required to have outside playtime which could include free time to play on the playground, going for a hike, visiting the community garden, or organized group games that are age appropriate such as tag or “Simon Says.”
We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. We believe in lifelong learning and are committed to providing and supporting training and professional development opportunities for our staff. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in. Bring your positive energy, ambition and desire to learn, and we`ll take care of the rest.
- Completed a course, or a combination of courses, of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety , or nutrition;
- Valid First Aid Certificate in Child Care and CPR;
- Excellent communication skills, and the ability to effectively deal with children;
- Must be at least 19 years of age; and
- A valid Driver’s License is preferred.
The successful candidate must also pass a Police Security Check, as well as a Criminal Records Check under the Criminal Records Review Act and meet the governing Licensing Officer’s approval to supervise children in a Licensed Daycare.
The rate for this part-time Union position is $21.26 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period, participation in the benefit program may commence if eligible. The Daycare Attendant must be available for shifts from up to four (4) hours to eight (8) hours inclusive of evenings, weekends and some holidays.
If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2022-58 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on December 27, 2022, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt.