Position: Infant & Child Development Worker
Deadline: July 12, 2020
Posted: June 12, 2020
Job Description / Duties
Are you upbeat, spirited and passionate Infant & Child Development Worker who is harbouring a deeply-rooted passion to work with moms and their kids with a goal to support family re-unification? We have a unique opportunity for an Infant & Child Development worker. All you need is a healthy sense of self, an absolute and life-long commitment to anti-oppression work both internally and externally focused, and experience supporting First Nations, Metis and Inuit women, and their children, who are working towards family re-unification.
You will work with Atira Women’s Resource Society, in partnership with Vancouver Aboriginal Child & Family Services, in a residential program where women will have supervised visits with their children who are in care. The program is located in a newly-renovated four-bedroom heritage home that backs onto Trout Lake Park.
You also have a diploma or degree requiring a minimum of two years at a post-secondary institution in a related social services field (e.g. Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, Speech, Occupational, Physiotherapy, Nursing, etc.). Five or more years’ experience supporting First Nations, Metis and or Inuit families combined with extensive skill-based training will also be considered. Atira works to hire staff who reflect the women and children we work alongside.
To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us why you are interested in this position and with a brief summary of your work experience and education. Salary is $24.38 - $26.42/hr per hour, depending on experience, plus benefits.