CNC (Care for Newcomer Children) Worker

Job city: 
Ottawa
Job region: 
Eastern Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Organization Overview

Ottawa Community Immigration Services Organization (OCISO) supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

Position Summary:

The CNC Worker will implement a program which contributes to the physical, social, emotional, language and cognitive development of participating children in an environment that encourages respect for the values, customs and traditions of all cultures.

Reports to: CNC Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Provide care to children aged 6 months to 6 years within the CNC setting
  • Help children develop a passion for learning
  • Approach a child's first learning years with enthusiasm and dedication
  • Under the supervision of the CNC Supervisor; facilitate the delivery of a program which contributes to the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development of infant, toddler and pre-school children
  • Provide referrals to community programs
  • Provide services to parents and children in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner
  • Develop appropriate activities and games for the children
  • Promotes health and hygiene to prevent the spread of illness by following best practices for hand washing, diapering, food preparation, and regular cleaning routines including sanitization of toys, kitchen, and other surfaces
  • Keeps records pertinent to the program i.e. Attendance, Incidence etc.
  • Follows policies and procedures as outlined by the Ministry in accordance with licensing policies and OCISO policies
  • Performs other duties as necessary in the performance of the position and as assigned

Qualifications:

  • ECE diploma
  • Experience working with infant, toddler, and pre-school children and their parents, preferably in a LINC environment
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multicultural team environment
  • Valid emergency First Aid with CPR certificate or must be wiling to obtain within a set time frame
  • Valid Food Safe Certificate or must be wiling to obtain within a set time frame
  • Good communication skills and ability to take initiative
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to communicate in additional languages is an asset

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and a resume by 5:00pm, Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 to:

Agnes Wedrychowicz
H.R and Admin Coordinator

E-mail: hr@ociso.org

Fax: 613-288-2674

OCISO encourage applications from qualified people of all backgrounds, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. OCISO is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities.

In compliance with AODA, OCISO will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the HR Coordinator upon scheduling your interview.

How to apply: 

Please send a cover letter and a resume to Agnes Wedrychowicz, H.R and Admin Coordinator at hr@ociso.org or by fax: 613-288-2674 by 5:00pm, Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.

We encourage applications from qualified people of all backgrounds, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.

OCISO is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, OCISO will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the HR Coordinator upon scheduling your interview.

Contact: 
Agnieszka Wedrychowicz
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