Job Posting 92646

Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closes in 8 days (Fri, 31 Mar)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $15.65 Per Hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.

**We are looking for dedicated Childminders to fill multiple positions on an On Call/Casual basis within the Tri-Cities region. These positions typically work a rotating schedule with a variety of morning, day and evening, shifts. Casuals have no guaranteed hours and are called on an as-needed basis, however, there are opportunities to secure permanent and/or temporary positions once employed as casual**

Employment Type: Casual Pool

Department: Settlement and Family Services

Program: MECD

Job Summary:

The Childminder is responsible for working in partnership with the MECD program staff to develop the Enhanced Childminding (ECM) Program in order to ensure a safe and developmentally appropriate environment for preschool children (aged 18 months to 5 years) of newcomers with English as a second language.

Reports To: MECD Program Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and stimulating ECM program for children between 18 months and 5 years old in partnership, guidance, and support of the MECD Program Staff
  • Provides everyday language support to children with English as a Second Language (ESL) needs
  • Ensures equipment in the facility is maintained, operational, and safe at all times
  • Remains up to date on emergency procedures and Childminding regulations
  • Keeps parents informed of program expectations, activities, and their child’s progress in a clear, appropriate, and sensitive manner
  • Maintains a positive and supportive relationship with parents, staff, and community partners
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Language Lead

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Certification as Licensed BC Early Childhood Educator to work with infants and toddlers is an asset
  • Certification in First Aid with specialization in emergency childcare
  • Certification in Foodsafe is an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of childminding experience
  • Experience working with children from different age groups
  • Experience working with children with extra support needs
  • Experience working with immigrants, newcomers and/or refugees
  • Experience with multicultural clientele and immigrant-related services
  • Knowledge of age-appropriate activities and developmental needs of infants and toddlers
  • Knowledge of common family and parenting issues and needs in an intercultural context
  • Knowledge of local community resources for immigrants and newcomers

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Excellent technical skills in MS office and web-based applications (e.g. MS Teams and Zoom)
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a cooperative team environment
  • Ability to handle the physical demands of childminding
  • Second Language is an asset

Additional Information:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Vulnerable Sector Check Required
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as required

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!

S.U.C.C.ES.S. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that embraces diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to the equitable treatment of all individuals and will continue to embed diversity and inclusion principles within our policies, procedures, services, and activities.

Interested candidates please apply by 11:59pm by March 31, 2023 at


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