Job Posting 101219

Childcare Consultant
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closed 8 days ago (Wed, 22 May)
full time  •  $29.96 per hour

JOB POSTING #2024-60-02

 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Child Care Resource and Referral

Child Care Consultant

Wage: $29.96 per hour

Full Time: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and Saturdays

Permanent

 

Provide Coaching and Support to Childcare Providers, Families, and the Community  

Join the team at Archway!

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

On Site

Job Summary:

The Childcare Consultant with the Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR) will support childcare providers, families and the community in enhancing the availability and accessibility of inclusive childcare options.  The Consultant provides support to childcare providers through referrals, workshops, training, networking, consultation, facility visits, and access to the resource library.  The Consultant provides support to parents and guardians through childcare referrals, information on selecting a quality childcare environment that will best suit their needs, and assistance with applying for the Affordable Child Care Benefit. 

Your Role:

Archway’s Child Care Consultant with the Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR) contributes by:

  • Providing information and referrals to parents seeking childcare services via interview and follow-up contact.
  • Providing ongoing support to both licensed and registered license-not-required childcare providers.
  • Participating in planning and implementing workshops for childcare providers.
  • Participating in community events, networking, and educational opportunities.
  • Having sound knowledge of provincial childcare regulations.
  • Maintaining files, statistics, and client tracking.

This position is a great fit for someone who enjoys facilitating workshops, conducting training sessions, networking, conducting facility visits, and working with people who provide care to children and families.  

Our Offer

  • Wage: $29.96 per hour
  • A full-time position at 35 hours per week, availability Mondays to Fridays, with the occasional Saturdays and evenings, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • Permanent
  • Benefits include:
    • Three weeks’ pro-rated vacation.
    • A great benefits plan including extended health, and dental, you choose your plan.
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
    • Great in-house training opportunities.
    • Rewarding work in a positive environment.
    • A pension plan: Archway meets your contribution.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • A certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) as a minimum.
  • Preference will be given to those who also have Infant Toddler and Special Needs Certificates.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in the field of early childhood education.
  • At least one year experience working in a team setting.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s record.
  • Current First Aid Childcare certificate.
  • Knowledge and understanding of multiple childcare options.
  • Well-developed computer skills; able to use Microsoft O365, including Outlook, Teams, Excel.
  • Well-developed knowledge of the state and complexity of child care in Abbotsford and British Columbia.
  • Knowledge of community resources and organizations available for families within the Abbotsford area.
  • Well-developed written, verbal, and active listening skills; able to communicate effectively and respectfully with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and varying levels of English.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work occasional Saturdays and evenings.
  • Ability to have direct, in-person contact with on-site staff and clients; adherence to health and safety protocols is required.
  • Ability to interact with people in challenging situations.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.

 

Closing date is May 22, 2024.

 

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.  

 

We acknowledge that we gather on the traditional and unceded territory of the Stō:ló people. Stō:ló territory extends from the mouth of the Fraser River to Boston Bar. Locally, this includes the Matsqui First Nation and Sumas First Nation. We give them thanks for sharing their land and resources with us.

 

We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.

 

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