Child Care Assistant/Kitchen Staff

Website Manitoba Metis Federation

Job ID 6976
Job Category



The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the democratic Government of the Red River Métis – also known as the Manitoba Métis. The Red River Métis are Canada’s Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one full-time Child Care Assistant/Kitchen Staff position within our St. Laurent Childcare Centre located at the St. Laurent School in St. Laurent, MB. The Child Care Assistant’s primary responsibility is the care and education of children, as well as assisting in delivering Métis-specific programming and curriculum.

Job Duties/Competencies:

Maintain a learning environment that is positive, relaxed, pleasant, nurturing, and supports Métis specific curriculum;

Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment;

Responsible for the proper and timely preparation of meals including food service and food safety;

Maintain proper storage and rotation of all food supplies;

Develop opportunities for children to become stewards of the local environment;

Support children’s attempts to resolve their problems and differences with others;

Respond to incidents and handle emergencies appropriately if they occur;

Maintain program equipment and assist in light housekeeping and cooking duties;

Attend monthly staff meetings to discuss the progress and challenges of children and centre and other discussions as necessary.

Eligible Candidates

Recognized 40-hour course;

Minimum of one years' experience as a Child Care Assistant or relevant role with demonstrated ability to deliver programs and services;

Excellent oral and written communication skills;

Valid Food Handlers Certificate;

Dependable, reliable, and punctual;

Valid 1st Aid/CPR Certification;

Circle of Security Certificate an asset;

Clear Vulnerable Sector Check, Criminal Record Check, and Child Abuse Registry Check;

Knowledge of Métis culture, heritage, and language an asset; and, Ability to travel, valid Manitoba Driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle.

Application Deadline August 22nd, 2022
Contact Information

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, pension, and vacation.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Sunday, August 22, 2022.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Métis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department
300-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 0J7
Email to:
Fax to (204) 947-1816

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