Job Posting 89995

Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) Worker - Arabic Speaking
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
Halton / Peel area
closed 5 days ago (Fri, 27 Jan)
full time  •  $19.92/hour


Internal/External Job Posting


Position Title                          Care for Newcomer Children (CNC)

Organization Structure          Reports to the Program Manager

Job classification                   CNC

Job Status                               Full time - (Arabic language fluency required)

Number of positions              1

Location                                  RAP Center Mississauga

Wages                                     $19.92/hr


This is a Bargaining Unit Position



Collaboratively plan and implement a culturally sensitive child-centered program, which reflects the diversity of the participants; introduces Canadian values and traditions, and meets the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development needs of the enrolled children.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) requirements
  • Ensure that all health and safety standards are met, and  operation of the program is in compliance with Polycultural  and CNC policies, procedures and requirements
  • Assess the skills abilities interests and needs of enrolled children
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Communicate with parents, ensuring that parents receive orientation to the care, activities and guidance used in the program;  Discuss progress or problems of children with parents and relevant staff members  with appropriate attention and respect to matters of confidentiality
  • Administer the program, keeping appropriate records related to the children and the program
  • Ensure all new CNC staff  receive orientation training;  train and supervise program volunteers
  • Keep accurate daily attendance records; (also child profile, and session management forms as required) and complete accident reports on appropriate forms
  • Monitor all entrances and exits at all times
  • Inspect CNC space for safety issues and seek corrective action according to procedures
  • Set up procedures to ensure that the children are never left unattended
  • Ensure, in collaboration with Program Manager, that the program has the materials and equipment  necessary for meeting program goals
  • Ensure that supply CNC staff are sourced only from Polycultural’s CNC supply list
  • Order supplies as required, keeping within budget in consultation with Program Manager
  • Plan a program that encourages respect for the values, customs and traditions of other cultures
  • Participate in all required Professional Development activities such as workshops, conferences and staff meetings
  • Work with team members to create a positive environment
  • Submit monthly statistical and narrative reports as required



Changes behavioural style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objective.


Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis

Planning & Organizing/ Time Management

Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.


Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction

Physical Requirements:

The job involves working with young children and includes lifting and participating in physical activities.  It may also involve the supervision of children and physical activities out of doors.



  • Early Childhood Education or Assistant Childhood Education Certificate
  • Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators membership in good standing
  • Experience in a childcare setting
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Current Health assessment including immunization and proof of Tuberculosis status
  • Clear and current Vulnerable Criminal Reference Check
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of newcomers
  • Strong background and abilities to plan and organize the activities for children
  • Multicultural awareness, gender sensitivity, and racial and ethnic appreciation.
  • Effective communication within a team environment, staff, students
  • Demonstrated moral and ethical judgment
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of newcomers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills and excellent writing skills
  • Ability to be creative and flexible in planning
  • Fluency in Arabic language will be considered an asset


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