#2023-104 | Child Care Assistant

Website Mount Carmel Clinic

Job ID 8440
Job Category

Child Care Assistant


Position Summary


The Child Care Assistant (CCA), as part of a team of Early Childhood Educators and CCAs, delivers child-specific, age appropriate programming to all children in the program in accordance with child development principles. The CCA implement plans and provides programming designed to meet each child’s assessed needs in a manner that promotes positive social, physical, emotional and cognitive development.  The CCA maintains a clean and safe environment that encourages healthy interaction and learning.





  • Child Care Assistant Classification from the Manitoba Child Care Program
  • Current Infant/Child First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Completion of 40-hour “Introduction to Early Childhood Care and Education” – Red River College or online


Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of childcare approaches and principles and ability to put that understanding into practice
  • Supervise and engage children throughout the day, during transitions, individual and group activities and free and structured play, within program plans developed at Anne Ross Day Nursery
  • Observe children in program activities and contribute of the process of assessment (individual children and groups) and design and delivery of programming that meets assessed needs
  • Use a range of approaches, skills and techniques to optimize each child’s experience and opportunity to learn and develop
  • Take active steps to identify and manage risks to ensure the safety of all children
  • Manage behavioral issues in accordance with established policies and practices


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and historical factors that affect the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families



Proven ability to work within a team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge of diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development approaches



Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems



Experience working with/caring for young children


All positions are subject to Criminal Record, Child and Adult Abuse Registry checks. However, a previous criminal record does not automatically disqualify candidates. We are open to discussing your respective circumstances. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.



Eligible Candidates

Date: August 29, 2023
Position: Child Care Assistant - ARDN
Status: Full-Time, 1.0 FTE, Term - Indefinite
Hours of Work*:  *Monday - Friday *Hours may vary - 7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Department: Early Learning & Parenting
Job Posting No.: #2023-104
Reports to: Program Manager, ARDN
Closing Date: September 5, 2023, Closes at 4:00 PM
Salary: $16.61 /hour

*These hours are dependent on the operational requirements of the organization

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-deserving groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.

Application Deadline September 28th, 2023
Contact Information

Please submit application here: https://mountcarmelclinic.applytojobs.ca/early+learning+and+parenting/24604



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We thank all applicants; however, we will only contact candidates who are selected & applied via link for the interview.

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