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Job Number:  37087
Childminding Support Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 4 August 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 21 August 2017
(64 days ago)
Cowichan Intercultural Society
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Part time
Location: Duncan Salary: $18.00 per hour

Childminding Support Worker

Cowichan Intercultural Society’s Childminding Program, offering childminding for eligible newcomer children, ensures that parents can access our other programs & services, secure in the knowledge that their children are on-site, safe & engaged.

This position involves supporting the activities of the childminding centre, including work with parents, other staff and direct care of the children. The Childminding Support Worker works closely with the Childminding Program Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will have:


- Early Childhood Education certificate and License to Practise;

- Valid CPR & First Aid Certificate;  A proven understanding of intercultural and inclusive community;

- Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications;

- Demonstrated success in relationship building;

- Outstanding organizational skills;

- Computer literacy;

- Ability to share our vision and mission, and engage others in support of Cowichan Intercultural Society.

This position is part-time, with hours ranging between 12-16 hours per week, based on required times for childminding. The pay rate is $18.00 per hour and is a contract position.

NB: This position requires the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and sufficient mobility to engage in floor-based play.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9am, Monday August 21st, 2017.

Interested candidates should provide resume and cover letter in PDF format to: Lynn Weaver, Executive Director, at .

Job Description – Childminding Support Worker


Childminding Program - Estimated time 90%

- Assist with intake for Childcare Program

- Arrange/acquire class space and materials, as required

- Work closely with Childminding Coordinator to ensure continuity of care for families

- Advise families of cancellations (ex. snow closures), in accordance with CIS policies

- Manage conflict or situations of a sensitive nature, in consultation with Childminding Coordinator, and Settlement Team/Executive Director as required

- Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program

- Develop culturally appropriate programming and activities

- Develop activities that enhances and encourages English Language Acquisition

- Ensure equipment and facility are well maintained and safe at all times

- Promote the Childcare Program and CIS in the community

- Ensure provincial & federal legislation and/or funder requirements are consistently met

Reporting and Privacy Management- Estimated time 5%

- Ensure appropriate data is entered into database

- Maintain highest standards of privacy and confidentiality (in accordance with PIPA and FOIPA)

- Complete appropriate reports and evaluations, as required

Other Responsibilities- Estimated time 5%

- Participate in staff meetings and attend the Annual General Meeting

- Attend Settlement or LINC Team meetings as necessary

- Other duties as required

How to Apply:
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Interested candidates should provide resume and cover letter in PDF format to: Lynn Weaver, Executive Director, at .
Contact Details:
Lynn Weaver
Cowichan Intercultural Society
205-394 Duncan Street
Duncan, BC, V9L3W4

Tel: 2507483112
www:   www-cis-iwc.org

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