Child Care Worker

Location : Baby Steps

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Child Care Worker – Baby Steps

The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ requires Child Care Workers interested in casual shifts providing a safe supportive environment with the Baby Steps Program for children while offering mother's support, structure, and guidance in their attempt to regain custody of their child(ren) in care.

Baby Steps believes that the parent must be involved in case plans involving their children and their own personal needs to have long term success. Baby Steps must follow the Youth Centered Continuum of Care when dealing with the parent as it involves; buy in, citizenship, and the need of government and non government agencies to work together in a real partnership teaching various skills that provide concrete outcomes for mother and child. Baby Steps often provide the last chance for re-unification with parent and child. Baby Steps will provide the opportunity for parent(s) to visit and strengthen their bond with their child and allow the parent access on an ongoing and flexible basis.

EGADZ is an inter-agency, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services for hard to serve youth in Saskatoon with the mission to encourage and support them to make choices that improve their quality of life.

Qualifications:

• Early Childhood Education or post secondary education in the human services field, equivalent experience or a combination of both

• Previous practical experience with children and youth is required

• Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle

• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with youth, staff and partnering agencies

• Knowledge of other agencies and resources within our community

• Basic knowledge of nutrition and values

• Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form

• Working knowledge of computers (Windows)

• Knowledge of Aboriginal culture

• A good understanding of EGADZ and our mission

• Training in CPR and ASIST (ASIST training within the first 6 months of employment)

• Must have a valid driver’s license that reflects a safe driving record - a driver's abstract will be required.

• Criminal Record Check

• Shift work is required including days, evenings, and weekends.

Salary: $20.02-21.86 per hour.

Resumes labelled “Baby Steps” can be emailed to alysia.kuzma@egadz.ca. EGADZ appreciates all applicants, however only those selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Closing Date : January 31, 2021

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