Daycare Attendant – Fraser Valley Regional District (Hope, BC)

Daycare Attendant

(PART-TIME)
2020-57

December 7, 2020

The Hope and Area Recreation Centre offers a wide range of service to the  community including  a licensed  after  school program. Club Child caters to children between the ages 5 to 12 and offers a safe, fun environment for kids to play and learn. This a great opportunity for an energetic, creative person who loves kids. Come join our fun-loving, dedicated team and learn new skills, gain valuable job experience all while making a positive impact on a child’s life.

As a Daycare Attendant at the FVRD, you would be working in our after-school daycare program from 2:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday to Friday. However, our Daycare Attendants could also be involved in activities on Professional Days, winter, spring and summer day camps. A typical week could see you participating in activities with children such as themed arts and crafts days, coloring, puzzles and games. The kids are also required to have outside playtime which could include free time to play on the playground, going for a hike, visiting the community garden, or organized group games that are age appropriate such as tag or “Simon Says.”

We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. We believe in  lifelong learning and are committed to providing and  supporting  training  and  professional  development  opportunities for our staff.  If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you  will fit right in.  Bring your positive energy, ambition and desire to learn, and we`ll take care of the rest.

Required qualifications:

  • Completed a course, or a combination of courses, of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety , or nutrition;
  • Valid First Aid Certificate in Child Care and CPR;
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to effectively deal with children;
  • Must be at least 19 years of age; and
  • A valid Driver’s Licence is preferred.

The successful candidate must also pass a Police Security Check, as well as a Criminal  Records  Check  under  the Criminal Records Review Act and meet the governing Licensing Officer’s approval to supervise children in a Licensed Daycare.

The start rate for this part-time Union position is $17.45 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits, and upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $19.39 per hour plus either 10.6% in lieu of benefits, or if eligible, participation in the benefit program.   The Daycare Attendant must be available for shifts from    up to four (4) hours to eight (8) hours inclusive of evenings, weekends and some holidays.

If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2020-57 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on January 8, 2021 to jobs@fvrd.ca or mail to:

Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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