As a non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for over 47 years Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation and collaboration. Annually more than 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects and celebrates our families and staff. If you share our values and support our mission and vision please consider joining our team.

Job Overview and Conditions:

We are looking for a part-time Child Care staff member to support evening programming for teen parent families. Reporting to the Manager, Housing Support Services, the Child Care staff member provides care during programming for up to eight infants and children and joins families during meal time. The program runs every first and third Thursday of the month at our Westmount location from 5 – 8 p.m.

Volunteers also support these programs, and these volunteers may require some direction from Child Care staff.

Reduced hours occur in December, July and August as programming changes.

Qualifications:
  • Child Development Assistant Certificate (Level I) is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience working with children 0-3 years.
  • Experience working with children from diverse backgrounds.
  • A current (within last 90 days) Criminal Record Check and CWIS Record Check.
  • Current First Aid certificate.

We are an equal opportunity and non-discriminatory employer and recognize the importance of a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants.

Salary: $15.53/hour

To apply for this opportunity, email your résumé and cover letter to: Gary Benthem, gbenthem@terracentre.ca. Please include ‘Child Care Staff’ in the subject line of the email and include how you heard about the position in your cover letter.

Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found