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Apr 21

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Relief Childcare Worker Needed



  • Works as part of the shelter and community support staff teams in providing parent relief and children’s programs.
  • Maintains established routines for the children and youth and organizes age appropriate developmental activities for children and youth.
  • Ensures that all health and safety guidelines and shelter policies are followed.
  • Communicates with parents, shelter and community support staff
  • Advises shelter and community support staff of suspected abuse immediately.
  • Responsible for completing all required documentation and reports.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven commitment to AR/AO
  • Demonstrates leadership.
  • Regular evening work required and occasional weekends
  • At least Grade 12 Diploma
  • Previous experience in childcare
  • 2 or more years’ experience working with children in crisis and/or in the areas of homelessness, poverty and violence
  • Experience in and commitment to working within an anti-oppression framework
  • Experience in the social service sector ideally in an agency delivering counseling, crisis intervention or advocacy services
  • Able to work shifts including nights and weekends
  • Consistently demonstrates reliable professionalism in working in, out and across the organization
  • Excellent counseling and/or facilitating skills
  • Excellent computer and database management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the social service sector
  • Strong understanding of child & family services
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Networking skills
  • Negotiation and advocacy skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Team building methods
  • Comprehensive knowledge in Children Aid Society 

Hours:           Different shifts including Evenings, Weekends and Holidays
Salary:           $17.66/hr

Nellie’s is committed to the development of an agency that reflects the women it serves.  Applications from Aboriginal Women, World Majority Women/Women of Colour, Lesbians, Bisexual Women, Transgendered Women and Women with DisAbilities, Women who have experienced Violence and Consumer Survivors are strongly encouraged.

.We regret that our shelter location is not physically accessible.

Faxes, emails or phone calls will not be accepted.

Please mail your letter of application, including resume and cover letter to:

 Marlene Bell
Program Manager
970 Queen St. East
PO Box 98118
Toronto, ON M4M 1J8

This position requires a criminal reference check as per Ministry requirements.

Date of Posting:                 Friday April 21, 2017
Deadline:                              Friday May 12, 2017