Job Postings

 

Director (Nursery School)

Start date:  July 25, 2019

Salary:  Dependent on qualifications

Hours:  37.5 hours a week (830-430 M-F)

             One year term position (mat-leave)

Benefits:  Group disability, life insurance, pension, health and dental package

Vacation:  3 weeks

Job description:  We are looking for an experienced ECE II (or ECE II working towards ECE III) to act as interim Director for a multi-cultural, multi-aged (0-6) centre within a community setting.

The Playroom is part of Wolseley Family Place, a non-profit family resource centre in the West Broadway area.  We provide a stimulating and fun environment to encourage/enhance development in children while their parents are participating in other programming. We work with caregivers to empower them in their parenting and facilitate attachment.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to use their skills in program development, staff mentorship, administrative tasks and human resource management.

This position is split between time on the floor with the children and in the office for administrative duties.  The interim Director will be responsible for ensuring that Playroom operations meet the requirements of daycare licensing and fulfill the mandate of Wolseley Family Place.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • ECE II, or ECE II working towards ECE III
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge in emergent curriculum and child development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to engage and respond to family/children’s needs and/or concerns; ability to provide written reports on quarterly basis
  • Professional management style: lead by example, ability to coach, ability to make and follow through on decisions, give direction, conflict resolution, give and receive feedback, team player
  • Knowledge and experience in developing early childhood curriculum and day-to-day activity plans
  • Cultural competency – experience working respectfully with diverse populations
  • Experience with management of day-to-day operations of a childcare centre including: inventories, payroll, creating and managing a budget an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Best Practices licensing regulations and human resources procedures and processes
  • Administrative skills: use of Microsoft Office, email
  • Valid driver’s licence, an asset
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Record Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check.

 

Please email a cover letter and resume to Nadine Mackenzie at playroom@wfpwpg.ca

Wolseley Family Place strives to employ a staff team that is inclusive and reflective of the population that we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous and newcomer applicants. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline:  June 5, 2019

 

Project Assistant

Our centre is planning a relocation within the coming year and we’re looking for a motivated, organized individual to work closely with the Executive Director to manage this process.

Term: 250-350 hour contract, beginning June 3rd until October 2019

Hourly Wage Range: $15-$20/ hour, commensurate with experience

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a detailed work plan for the relocation process including timelines, responsible parties, and budget in collaboration with the Executive Director
  • Prepare internal and external correspondence, as well as completing reports, conduct relevant research and proposal writing
  • Coordinate and oversee processes including permit applications, inspections, etc.
  • Develop and disseminate public messages to appropriate audience, connect and arrange meetings
  • Answer, screen and follow-up on phone calls with respect to the relocation project.
  • Assist with engagement of relevant stakeholders including staff, board, participants, partners and funders throughout the process
  • Organize logistical considerations for the move such as packing, supervising volunteers, overseeing contractors, etc.

Education:

  • Education in project management, communications, community development, community planning, or related field an asset

Experience:

  • Experience managing projects (event planning, construction management, etc.) an asset

Skills/abilities:

  • Administrative skills and computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Social media literacy, basic graphic design skills an asset
  • Very strong organizational skills – ability to manage multiple priorities, keep a project on schedule, and coordinate multiple parties

Wolseley Family Place strives to employ a staff team that is inclusive and reflective of the population that we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous and newcomer applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please send resume and cover letter by email to: executivedirector@wfpwpg.ca

 Application deadline:  May 23, 2019

 

 

Community Support Worker

We are looking for a Community Support Worker to join our team for the summer, helping to create a welcoming and supportive environment for community members at our centre.

Term: July 2 to August 26, 2019, 35 hours per week

Hourly Wage Rate: $11.50/ hour

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome individuals and families to the centre, explain WFP programs and services
  • Be present in our drop-in area to provide active listening and empathy and assist participants
  • Help to plan and facilitate activities such as workshops, parent-child activities and events, off-site outings
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as compiling participation data, creating and distributing promotional materials, updating resources
  • Outreach and networking with other local agencies
  • Be a part of a dynamic and collaborative staff team

Education:

  • Some education in office administration, social work, social services, community development, recreation or other related fields an asset, but not required.

Experience:

  • Experience working or volunteering in a non-profit organization an asset
  • Experience doing community support work very beneficial

Skills/abilities:

  • Administrative skills and computer literacy, including writing, Microsoft Office, internet, data entry, social media
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-cultural context with diverse populations required
  • Ability to engage with participants in an approachable, nonjudgmental way
  • Ability to speak additional languages an asset

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program: as such, the candidate must be aged 18 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Wolseley Family Place strives to employ a staff team that is inclusive and reflective of the population that we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous and newcomer applicants.

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter by email to: admin@wfpwpg.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline:  May 23, 2019

 

 

Early Childhood Educator Assistant

June 24 to August 16, 2019 (with the possibility for p/t hours before and after)

35 hours per week, $11.50/hour

Job description:

  • Provide infant and pre-school aged children with a fun learning environment
  • Contribute to a culturally rich environment
  • Support the families of the children
  • Able to work professionally within a team

Personal qualities:

  • Desire to make a difference
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Flexible and willing to work
  • Ability to support others

Must possess (or willing to obtain): Clear Child Abuse and Criminal Record Check, Current Emergency First Aid/CPR

Members of a visible minority, Indigenous people, and newcomers to Canada are encouraged to apply.

The Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

You must be aged between 18 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Application deadline:  May 31, 2019

Contact information: playroom@wfpwpg.ca or fax 204-772-6035

 

Recreation Facilitator/Child Care Assistant

June 24 to August 30, 2019 (with the possibility for p/t hours before and after)

30 hours per week, $11.50/hour

Job description:

  • Provide infant, pre-school aged, and school-aged children with a fun learning environment
  • Plan and accompany children on outings
  • Contribute to a culturally rich environment
  • Support the families of the children
  • Work cooperatively within a team and independently

 

Personal qualities:

  • Desire to make a difference
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Flexible and willing to work
  • Outgoing with a positive attitude

Must possess (or willing to obtain): Clear Child Abuse and Criminal Record Check, Current Emergency First Aid/CPR

Members of a visible minority, Indigenous people, and newcomers to Canada are encouraged to apply.

This job is funded through Urban/Hometown Green Team: You must be aged between 18 and 29

Application deadline:  May 31, 2019

Contact information: playroom@wfpwpg.ca or fax 204-772-6035