One-to-One Support Worker- Summer Day Camp

Join our Quadra Village Out of School Care Team!

Quadra Village Community Centre is a vibrant organization offering relevant programs in the Hillside-Quadra Neighbourhood.   Our core values include caring, respect, inclusivity and community. We pride ourselves in making a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the wider community

These positions provide the opportunity to work with and collaboratively design fun experiences for a diverse group of elementary school aged students.

Job Title:         One to One Support Worker

Reports to:      Child and Family Programs Coordinator

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing support and direct care (in Licensed Care) to a child with identified special needs, encouraging their intellectual, physical and emotional growth and giving them the best chance possible to succeed in Quadra Village Community Childcare.
  • Implementing developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Supporting children attending the program who are having challenges and collaborate with other Leaders and The Coordinator to work with them on useful skills through modeling, mentoring, teachable moments and supportive conversations.
  • Ensuring that the program environments are clean, safe, suitable, caring, respectful and inclusive.
  • Implementing Quadra Village Community Childcare policies and procedures.
  • Supporting communication of the Child and Family Programs Coordinator with parents, caregivers, schools and relevant agencies. 
  • Maintaining awareness of participant feedback and integrating constructive feedback in practice/programs. 
  • Responding to general inquiries regarding Downtown Blanshard Advisory Committee (DBAC)/Quadra Village Community Centre (QVCC) and sharing in the work of operating and maintaining  a respectful, inclusive, functional  and useful community centre.
  • To be familiar with and implement the QVCC/DBAC policies, procedures and practices.
  • To ensure the maintenance and tabulation of attendance and incident logs regarding Quadra Village Community Childcare. To make regular written and verbal reports as required by Childcare Licensing and the Child and Family Programs Coordinator.
  • Transport children as appropriate and ensure that applicable log books are kept and the vehicle is clean and well maintained.
  • Perform other related duties when required and approved by the Child and Family Programs Coordinator or Executive Director.

 Qualifications:

Certification

Food Safe
Class 4 Driver’s Licence (Preferred)
First Aid and CPR

*The successful candidate will be required to undergo a vulnerable sector criminal record check and must be at least 19 years of age

 Experience and Education

  • Experience and/or education directly related to school aged childcare, summer camp, recreation, child and youth development, developmentally appropriate activities, behavior management and group supervision are all considered an asset for this position.
  • Skills specific to effectively working with children with special needs.  
  • High School Graduation At least
  • 20 hours of training ( or course work) in child development, guidance, health and safety or nutrition

 Hours of Work:    

5 days a week: Shifts are 9:30-5:30  (40 hours per week)

Wage and Benefits:

$16.00 an hour plus 6% vacation. 

Application Due Date:  June 3rd, 2019    

Send cover letter and resume to cfc@quadravillagecc.com