Child Care Assistant, Preschool Program


Job ID 8465
Job Category

Child Care Assistant



Child Care Assistant (CCA), Preschool Program

Full Time, Earn $19.06 per hour

St. James Family Child Care Centre, 3550 Portage Ave.

Do you have a genuine interest in working with children? Are you looking for full time hours with no nights or weekends?  We’re looking for fun and energetic individuals to join our wonderful team of educators. You’ll enjoy plenty of laughs, exercise, and memorable experiences in a daycare setting. Apply today!


Why work at the Y?

·       Great people and great work environment!

·       Many opportunities for growth & advancement

·       We pay most of your benefit premiums

·       Complimentary Y individual membership

·       5% employer-matching pension plan


Eligible Candidates

Are you the right fit?

·       Do you believe that every child has potential?

·       Are you self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team?

·       Willing to plan and participate in children’s activities?

·       Capable of maintaining a clean and safe daycare environment?

·       Open to valuable on the job training and mentorship?


What else do you need?

·       18 years of age or older

·       Training or experience with children an asset

·       Willingness to obtain Emergency First Aid and CPR C certification (We’ll help!)

·       Clear Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Check (apply upon hire)

·       Strong communication and interpersonal skills


The Y is committed to providing an inclusive environment where diversity is welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during any part of the recruitment or selection process, please don’t hesitate to reach out. This includes providing you with alternate formats of this posting.

The Y is entrusted to provide a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks.

We thank you for your interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline October 8th, 2023
Contact Information

Submit your cover letter and resume by to:

Ludmila Kurochkin,
Director, Child Care


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