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Job Number:  37662
Full-Time Program Staff - Before and Afterschool Care
Job Posted: Monday, 28 August 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
(50 days ago)
Westminster Children's Afterschool Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: New Westminster Salary: (not entered)

Westminster Children’s After School Society (WCAS)

Location: New Westminster 
Position: Program Staff (2 positions)

Salary: $14.08 per hour to start (wage increase after 6 months), plus great benefit package

Start Date: September

Terms: Permanent Full Time 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday: 7:00-9:00am & 2:00-6:00pm)

Closing: September 29th, 2017

 

About us:

Westminster Children's Afterschool Society (WCAS), a non-profit society, envisions New Westminster as a community in which safe, quality; affordable childcare is available to all families. WCAS operates in a cooperative, mutually respectful atmosphere with families, trustees, staff, and administration of the schools which are WCAS's primary base of operations. WCAS is a provider of and advocate for childcare; a strong voice for allocation of space and funding for childcare; and actively works together with community partners. WCAS is the largest provider of licensed child care in New Westminster, and serves over 250 children per month between the ages of 5 and 12 years old at our 9 licensed school aged child care facilities.

 

Nature & Scope:

Reporting directly to the Team Coordinator and Director, the Program Staff will work directly within the school age program facilitating activities for children ages 5 to 12.

 

Major Responsibilities:

• To read, understand and follow all Provincial and WCAS requirements and standards.

• To interact directly with the children.

• To assist with the planning and implementing of a consistent child centered program in accordance with WCAS standards.

• To establish and maintain positive daily communication with parents.

• To maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity areas and washrooms.

• To ensure that all safety and supervision standards are implemented and maintained per licensing and WCAS requirements.

• To release children only to those authorized by parent/ guardian, to ask for identification to ensure that the authorized pick-up has been verified.

• To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families, and staff.

• To maintain regular attendance, punctuality and to be appropriately dressed and well groomed.


Qualifications:

• First Aid certificate 

• Completion of Grade 12 - Minimum age is 19

• Courses/Degree/Certificate in child growth and development (minimum 20 hours)

• Experience working with children in a child care/ recreational setting

• Experience working with children with special needs with an emphasis in Autism is an asset


Competencies:
In addition to bringing a commitment to WCAS’s vision and values, and an orientation to service, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
Leadership: Motivates and inspires self and others to act to achieve desired outcomes.
Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear, and timely manner.
Creativity: Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to improve programs and service.
Team Work: The ability to work effectively with others to achieve optimal results.
Product Knowledge: Thorough understanding of the components required in providing quality care

 

Please Fax or Email with a cover letter and resume to:
Yannie Wong

Director of Programs

E-mail:

Fax: (604) 540-1683


WCAS is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email or fax a copy of your resume and cover letter to:

Yannie Wong
Director of Programs

fax: 604.540.1683
Contact Details:
Yannie Wong
Westminster Children's Afterschool Society
811 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC, V3M1K1

Tel: 604.540.1688
E-mail:
www:   www.wcass.com


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