Child Care Worker – Casual - KK693

Child Care Worker – Casual - KK693

18 Nov
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Beacon Community Services
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Brentwood Bay

18 Nov

Beacon Community Services

Brentwood Bay

Employment Opportunity



Position Title: Child Care Worker Position Number: 2021-095



Department: Child, Youth & Family Services Days/Hours of Work:

Program: Out of School Care Position #1: Monday-Friday, 7-9am

Location: Brentwood Elementary Position #2: On Call 7-9am and/or 2:45-4:45



pm



Salary: $16.32 per hour, plus 8.6% in lieu of Posting Period: Ongoing

benefits



Start Date: January 4, 2022 Status: Casual



ABOUT BEACON:

Beacon Community Services is a well-established local charity operating in the Greater Victoria

area for over 45 years. We are an award –winning and accredited organization that helps people



and improves lives through a range of community programs and services than span every phase

of people’s lives. We serve Southern Vancouver Island and the outer Gulf Islands with a team

around 200 staff and 600 volunteers. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits

package, and a rewarding, stimulating work environment.



POSITION SUMMARY:

The Otter Be Fun Care Program provides professional, licensed after-school care for 5 to 12 year-



old children, at Brentwood Elementary. The program includes numerous activities focusing on



fun, learning and healthy socializing. Reporting to the Site Manager, the Child Care Worker joins



a caring and compassionate team that provide an engaged and safe and environment.



PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implement activities for the children



Create and support inclusion for all children



Overall supervision of the children registered in the program



Ensure that the children are safe and well cared for



Log attendance, noting any non-attendance communicated via phone calls, voice-mails or

verbally to the school office



Note all messages, and responses in the communication log for all staff



Maintenance of open and frequent contact with the parents, referring issues to the

program manager, or the Out of School Care Coordinator in the absence of the manager



Organize, program plan, problem solve, and generally maintain a well-run care facility for

children



Ensure provision of varied programs of creative activities, outings and supervised play, to

meet the needs of the children in the program



Maintain licensing standards, being fully aware of VIHA policies and procedures



Ensure that the program room and equipment are clean and in good repair, this includes

wiping tables, dish washing, etc. (daily and weekly duties)



Help to prepare healthy snacks



Attend staff meetings to program plan, organize and problem solve



Model appropriate staff behavior for other staff and volunteers



Discuss any noted staff problems with the supervisor



QUALIFICATIONS:

Current WHMIS Certificate (Completion on hiring)



Current Food Safety Certificate (Completion on hiring)



Able to effectively use a computer and electronic devices



Access to a computer and access to the internet



Must meet the Licensing Standards of a “Responsible Adult”:

Must be 19+ years of age



Must have completed 20 hours of education or courses



3 positive references



Current First Aid Certificate (as per Licensing Regulation)



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Able to provide a warm, caring learning environment



Flexible to changing needs of the program and children



Able to work successfully in a team environment



Problem solving and multi-tasking skills



Experience in an OSC program an asset



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Beacon Community Services serves vulnerable populations including seniors, people with

disabilities and children. Protecting these people and our teams on whom they rely is critical



to us. Accordingly:

All successful applicants must consent to a Solicitor General’s Criminal Record Check.



All successful applicants must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of hire

and ongoing employment. Should you have an official vaccination exemption, kindly advise

us during your job application process, so we may discuss possible accommodation

options.



APPLICATIONS:

All interested applicants can Apply Now! quoting the position number 2021-095. Please note

only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/21146269/child-care-worker-casual-kk693-brentwood-bay/?utm_source=html

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