Childcare Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs

Website River Road Child Care

Job ID 9262
Job Category

Child Care Assistant


Position Summary:

River Road River Road Child Care (RRCC) is looking for a fun and energetic Child Care Assistant (CCA) to join our team. The CCA is responsible for developing and implementing a play based, child centered emergent curriculum for infants to preschool age children. As a CCA you would be responsible for planning and implementing interactions, environments and experiences based on inclusion and diversity of the individual needs, interests and abilities for each child. You would be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the children according to the Manitoba Child Day Care Standards Act and the mission and values of St.Amant and River Road Child Care.

About our Centre:

We are located at St.Amant’s head office, 440 River Road
We are open from 7:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday
We support infant and preschool aged children
We are a program inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach and practice Circle of Security® as a relationship based early intervention
We are fortunate to have large outdoor green space with a forest that we use daily
St.Amant, as part of an initiative entitled “Meaningful Connections”, seeks to expand the culture of support (“excellent caretaking”) to include an intentional focus on equipping a person with the opportunities and skills to develop relationships. The goal of this initiative is to have people we support exploring and establishing relationships with people in the community

Benefits to working with us include:

The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and their families
Being part of a larger community of people and professionals
Ongoing training opportunities from St.Amant and MCCA
Opportunities for career advancement
Excellent benefits package
Competitive wages

Must possess a current certification as a Child Care Assistant or be eligible for certification under the Manitoba Child Day Care Standards Act
Must possess a valid emergency first aid certificate and CPR under the Manitoba Child Day Care Standards Act
Must have previous experience providing care to children in a child care setting
Previous experience providing service to children with special needs an asset
Previous experience in an interdisciplinary environment an asset
Must be physically fit
Must have knowledge of Manitoba Child Day Care Standards Act
St.Amant is a bilingual organization. Proficiency in both official languages (French/English) would be considered an asset.

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening, Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Prior Contact Check.

As a Condition of Employment, new hires must complete a series of Occupational Health checks. This includes the requirement to confirm immunization or immunity of specific communicable diseases. Successful applicants will also be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date.

St.Amant supports equitable employment practices and promotes an inclusive workforce representative of the people we support including diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, and identities. Applicants can request reasonable accommodations in all aspects of the selection and hiring process.

Eligible Candidates

This position has an anticipated start date of June 3rd, 2024 or July 2nd, 2024 and is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program for 8 weeks.

Applicants must meet Canada Summer Jobs requirements including but not limited to: applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment and we cannot consider applicants on work or study visas.



Application Deadline June 27th, 2024
Contact Information

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