Job Posting 94305

Child care worker
Immigrants Working Centre
Hamilton area
closes in 100 days (Fri, 8 Sep)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $15.91

Background: The Immigrants Working Centre is an equality-seeking, anti-racist; non-profit, charitable organization committed to the social, political and economic inclusion newcomers to Canada, recognizing them as essential partners in the growth and prosperity of our city and country.


Job Summary:  To work under the direction of the CNC program supervisor on the development and implementation of on-site childcare services for the participants of the Caring for Newcomer Children Program.


Required qualifications:

  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Minimum 2 year Certificate in a child development program or a related field from a recognized academic institution
  • Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators and in good standing
  • Valid Police Check
  • Experience working as a child care provider in the age groups IWC’s CNC program cares for
  • Experience working with diverse communities, familiar with principles of diversity and anti-racism
  • Familiar with child care workers’ responsibilities under the Child Protection Act
  • Record of health assessment including TB test no more than 3 months prior to start date.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the CNC team to implement daily activities that support and promote the growth of newcomer children in the CNC program.
  • Support the CNC team in ensuring that program requirements are being implemented, including health and safety requirements for the program.
  • Ensure that multiculturalism is part of activities that foster respect and awareness of other cultures' values, customs and traditions.
  • Prepare and/or arrange for necessary program materials.
  • Maintain a warm, safe and stimulating atmosphere throughout the program.
  • Ensure that all children are given opportunities which contribute towards their physical, social, intellectual and emotional development.
  • Discuss with the supervisor children’s progress and problems.
  • Help to prepare and set up the activity area before program time, assure that all the facilities and equipment are kept clean, safe and in good repair.
  • Be aware of a child-care worker’s responsibility under the Child Protection Act with respect to the welfare of children attending the program.


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