We are looking for patient, attentive Childcare Workers to care for children. The Childcare Worker will assist parents and their company by preparing meals for children, maintaining their hygiene, monitoring them for health, behavioral, and emotional concerns, providing them with age-appropriate instruction, and working with parents to ensure that children are learning and socializing in a positive way. They may also assist with sterilizing toys and play areas and other duties to ensure that the children are in a safe, engaging, and clean environment.
Raising Hope is a program that provides a supportive Apartment Living environment for pregnant and post partum women struggling with addiction issues. The Child Care Workers will provide child care support to apartment residents for children from the age of newborns to 12 years of age and will organize and supervise structured activities and events for children. The Child Care Workers will protect and promote the psychological and physical safety, health and well-being of each child being cared for and develop and maintain a warm, caring and responsive relationship with every child and parent. Training in early childhood development and/or experience working within that model would be an asset. The hours for this position are from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday to Friday.
To be successful as a Childcare Worker, you should be thorough and caring with an eye for detail. You should be prepared to meet the physical demands of the position and have an understanding of the childhood development process.
Employer Name: Street Worker’s Advocacy Project Regina Inc. Wage/Salary Info: $19.95/hour Location: REGINA Employment Terms: Full Time Length of Employment: On-going Education: Completed at least some secondary school Experience: 1-2 Years Application Closing Date: 13-Dec-2020
- Providing care for children, such as setting schedules and routines, grooming, feeding, changing diapers, and cleaning rooms and toys.
- Developing and encouraging age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts, such as communication, manners, sharing, etc.
- Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to staff and parents.
- Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
- Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.
- Preparing children to enter the next level of care or for entry into school.
- Keeping records relating to child care.
- Working with parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- More education and experience may be required or preferred.
- A valid driver’s license.
- Some companies or states may have a minimum age requirement.
- Additional licenses, certifications, or training may be beneficial or required.
- Decisiveness, patience, and stamina to chase after, lift, or carry children.
- Record of immunizations and ability to pass a background check.
- Exceptional communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills.
- Strong understanding of stages of childhood development.
- Attentiveness to the needs and safety of children.
– Valid driver’s licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– First Aid Certificate
– Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
– Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma
– Cultural Awareness Training
– Babysitting Certificate
– Housekeeping activities
– Food preparation
Type of Community or Social Service
– Child welfare
– Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behavior disorders)
– Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
– Services for pregnant teens
– Services for the homeless
– Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
– Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs
– Resolve conflict situations
– Supervise children’s visits with parents to ensure their safety
– Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
– Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
– Social service agency
Work Location Information
– Urban area
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
– Fast-paced environment
– Work under pressure
– Physically demanding
Security and Safety
– Criminal record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
– Aboriginal groups
– Street population
– Persons with intellectual disabilities
– Persons with mental health disabilities
– Persons with learning disabilitiesHow to Apply?: Applications will be accepted by mail, fax, or email
Street Worker’s Advocacy Project Regina Inc.
1355 ALBERT ST