Casual Care provider
The Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre (H&R MFRC) is a provincially registered charitable organization that is governed by an independent and democratically elected volunteer Board of Directors. The H&R MFRC provides quality programs and services to our military community, which includes programming and services for the whole family.
We are currently seeking 2-3 Casual Care Providers based out of our Halifax Site.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Responsible for supervision of children ranging in age from 4 month to 12 years;
Responsible for welcoming individual children and families into the program;
Responsible for working in cooperation with other staff and effectively on their own;
Establish and maintain effective communication with children, parents, staff, and supervisor;
Responsible for providing children with stimulating, age appropriate activities, which allow children to make their own choices;
Use of appropriate behaviour management techniques as outlined by the MFRC;
Maintain direct contact with children and parents. Be alert to daily program needs and demonstrate positive parenting and childcare practices; and
Responsible for familiarizing yourself with children’s records, i.e. medical conditions, allergies.
Early childhood education background an asset;
Experience working with children 4 months to 12 years in a group setting;
Volunteer or paid experience organizing or initiating program activities;
Current certificate in Emergency First Aid and CPR (Standard “C”) or willingness to attain training; and
Must pass screening process of the Child Abuse Registry and a Criminal Records Check.
Casual, when needed basis, as much notice as possible will be given if a shift is cancelled.
- Daytime Hours are varied depending on program and site
Applications are being accepted until 26 April, 2016 at 4pm
Start Date: ASAP Number of Vacancies: 2 - 3
Please forward resume to:
By Mail: Chris Saldon
PO Box 298, Shearwater, NS B0J 3A0
Fax: (902) 720-1943
Note: We appreciate and thank you for your interest in working for the Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.