Job Posting 92507

Childcare Worker
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
102-808 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC
closes in 4 days (Sun, 26 Mar)
part time  •  $20.22 per hour

The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) is an award-winning settlement agency that has contributed to Greater Victoria's vibrant community for over fifty years. ICA's services range from guiding immigrant entrepreneurs as they create small businesses to supporting vulnerable newcomers to become confident, contributing members of our community. In partnership with more than 500 community partners and generous donors and volunteers, ICA serves as a helping hand, a listening ear, and a tireless advocate for immigrants and refugees.

We are looking for a Childcare Worker who will provide a safe environment for the pre-school children of participants in ICA's various settlement and integration programs. You are energetic, warm, and working with children brings you joy. You have a keen understanding of the specific challenges immigrant and refugee children face, and you will use that knowledge to create and implement engaging activities to support and nurture the children under your care.

What you will bring to the role:

  • A passion for working with children
  • A patient, positive, and creative mindset
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • 2+ years' experience working with preschool aged children in a childcare setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of immigration and diversity issues and their affects on children, either from lived experience or work within the community
  • Current, or willing to obtain, Emergency Childcare First Aid and CPR, WHIMIS certification, and Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to safely life preschool aged children

Additional assets we value:

  • Multilingualism
  • Indigenous cultural competencies or lived experience with Indigenous communities
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) certificate is a strong asset
  • Experience working with immigrant and refugee children

What we will provide in return:

  • A purpose-driven organization where innovation and ideas are valued - everyone has a voice at every level of the organization
  • The opportunity to use your unique knowledge and skills for purposeful work that will make a positive impact in people's lives and our community
  • A passionate and diverse team to work with and learn from with a professional development fund to support your growth
  • An inclusive workplace that welcomes all perspectives and is dedicated to do their part in true and lasting reconciliation with Indigenous communities
  • A strong benefits package (for positions that meet the 20+ hours/week requirement)

Compensation & Hours: This position starts at $20.22 per hour (effective April 1, 2023), part-time (31 hours/week) and on-call positions are available and require union membership.

Location: 102-808 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

If you don't possess all the experience listed above but are enthusiastic about what we do, please do not hesitate to apply as we may have another opportunity more suitable to your skillset!

We acknowledge the Coast Salish Peoples on whose territories we do our work to support immigrants and refugees. We are grateful to work and live here, and we honour the Nations who have always cared for these lands, waters and air and continue to do so today.

 

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