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Job Details

Job Number:  57428
Early Childhood Resource Consultant - Child Care Resource and Referral Program
Job Posted: Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
(in 18 days)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage.

Permanent Part Time (16 hours per week)

(Evening and Saturday hours required)


This position responds to enquiries from the child care community and the general public regarding a wide range of issues regarding early childhood care and education resources. Where appropriate, referrals are given to appropriate programs or services. The position is actively engaged in the development and maintenance of the Early Childhood Resource Library.  They work in co-ordination with the Child Care Options Resource and Referral (CCORR) program.



  • Assistance to library patrons and opening library subscriptions for new patrons;
  • Presentation of information sessions and tours to potential user groups and the general public;
  • Development of library resources as required;
  • Maintenance of the physical library space and resources including cleaning and repair of library materials;
  • Management of library transactions including circulation, reservations, holds, fine collection, missing items, and communication with library users;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the library software;
  • Participate in ongoing planning and development of ECR library services.


Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Early Childhood Education and/or equivalent education and one year previous experience working with young children and parents.
  • Current Level I First Aid certificate.
  • Basic to advanced computer training and experience.
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle


Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding of current child care practice, issues, trends and community resources;
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and as part of a team;
  • Valid Level 1 First Aid Certificate;
  • Good computer skills and experience with library database systems;
  • Class 5 Driver’s License and use of a reliable vehicle;
  • Second language ability an asset.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [September 17, 2019] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21435] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

No phone calls please.
Contact Details
Sharlene Wedel, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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