Provincial Aboriginal Child Care Advisor (35 hours per week)
The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Provincial Aboriginal Child Care Advisor. The Advisor is a culturally-informed, energetic, and creative thinking individual who acts as a resource and support to: the BCACCS team, Indigenous early childhood educators (ECEs) and/or programs, non-Indigenous ECEs and service providers, and training institutions. The Advisor develops and delivers training in a wide range of Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) topics and develops and shares information, tools and resources that support quality service delivery throughout the province. The Advisor has many years of experience in front-line practice with children and families, is experienced in working with children with additional needs and is up to date on current trends and practices in ELCC. He/she understands community protocols for engaging and working with Elders and knowledge keepers and is familiar with current Indigenous research and curriculum development strategies. As a key member of the Provincial Aboriginal Child Care Resource and Referral Program, he/she contributes to overall program planning, reporting and evaluation.
Conditions: Must have home office, a valid driver’s license and operational vehicle, reside no further than one hour away from a regional airport, and be willing to travel throughout the province. Must be available, if necessary, to work evenings, weekends or statutory holidays when needed. Successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Candidates residing in the Interior of BC are preferred, but those living in another region are encouraged to apply.
In accordance with section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal ancestry.
Salary Range: $27.00 - $30.00/hour, commensurate with experience and training.
Closing Date: Open until positions filled.
Duration: The initial term of the position is for two years.
Please submit a cover letter along with a complete resume via mail, fax, or e-mail to: Attention: Manager, Aboriginal Child Care Resource and Referral Program
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society Suite 102-100 Park Royal South West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2
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