Job Posting 78079

Program Facilitator - Early Child Development and Play
Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society
Edmonton area
Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon Region
closes in 3 days (Mon, 6 Dec)
part time - term / contract  •  $18 - $20 per hour

Position Details

10 - 15 hours per week

14 month contract


Position Summary
The Program Facilitator is a temporary (14 months) casual position for 10 to 15 hours of support required each week. The Program Facilitator works in partnership with Families First’s Family Support Workers to facilitate group programming designed to engage young children (0-6 years) and their caregivers in support of nourishing the healthy strengths of families and our community village. The early child development and play supports are within the Family Resource Network and are guided by Alberta’s Well-Being and Resiliency Framework:


Duties and Responsibilities
• Build healthy relationships with families, community and the Families First team
• In collaboration with Family Support Workers, facilitate evidence informed, play based group programming to meet caregiver and child development needs
• Build hope and resilience in families and our team
• Use a trauma informed, strength based, family centred approach
• Organize and assemble activity and information kits and snacks for children and families
• Provide support and encouragement to families
• Engage caregivers and children in capacity building
• Considerable driving required as programming will be offered throughout Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon Region
• Build collaborative partnerships

• Experience working with young children (0 – 6 years) and their families
• Group experience facilitating play interactions between children and caregivers (additional virtual experience considered an asset)
• Knowledge and experience in the areas of early child development
• Commitment to Truth and Reconciliation
• Access to a reliable vehicle
• Ability to provide criminal record check and child intervention record check
• An eagerness to embrace the culture and values of Families First Society
• Ability to adhere to Families First Vaccination Policy

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