Parenting In The Early Years Childminder- Spanish Speaking (2 Positions)

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Parenting In The Early Years Childminder- Spanish Speaking (2 Positions)

Yorktown Family Services takes pride in our tradition of providing high quality parenting programs that are responsive to the specific needs of the communities we serve. Parenting in the Early Years (Spanish) is a 9 week parenting program for parents and caregivers of children two to six years old living in the former City of York. It is part of the seven-agency-Program Without Walls (PWW) Programs and is one in a number of activities offered that are able to address the diverse needs of families.

Job Title:           Parenting In The Early Years Childminder- Spanish Speaking (2 Positions)

Contract:           January 2019- March 2019

Wage Rate:          $14.11

Competition #:    2018-25

Start Date:         January 2019, Temporary Part-Time (3hrs/wk./FTE 0.09)

Location-           Head Office-2010 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto.

 Yorktown Family Services takes pride in our tradition of providing high quality parenting programs that are responsive to the specific needs of the communities we serve. Parenting in the Early Years (Spanish) is a 9 week parenting program for parents and caregivers of children two to six years old living in the former City of York. It is part of the seven-agency-Program Without Walls (PWW) Programs and is one in a number of activities offered that are able to address the diverse needs of families.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide a welcoming environment for children and parents.
  • Plan and implement age appropriate activities for the children.
  • Plan and set up program on a weekly basis and complete necessary documentation (i.e., logs, consent forms, attendance, etc.).
  • Ensure children are signed in and out by their caregiver.
  • Ensure that positive and constructive feedback is given to caregivers after each session.
  • Clean and tidy play area weekly.
  • Follow all agency procedures, (i.e., confidentiality, health and safety).
  • Inform the Program Coordinator and Supervisor of any potential child protection issues immediately.
  • Work with program staff and volunteers to provide an integrated parenting program.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

 

 Skills & Qualifications:

  • E.C.E. / C.Y.W. or directly related undergraduate degree / diploma from an accredited university together with two years of related experience.
  • Experience working with children birth to six years.
  • Knowledge of child development.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Spanish-speaking communities.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • CPR, First Aid Training.
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screen (6 months or less).
  • Fluency in Spanish a definite asset.

Program Times: Tuesday mornings

Reports to Manager, Prevention and Quality Improvement.

Yorktown Family Services is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@yorktownfamilyservices.com or by fax to 416-394-2689 by January 2, 2019. Please quote “Competition #: 2018-25” and Job title in the subject line.

Yorktown Family Services is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity.

Yorktown Family Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Comp 2018-25 PWW Childminder Spanish

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