Child Care Worker

Location : Baby Steps

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

(Shift Work is involved Daytime/Evenings/Overnights/Weekends) 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 the bond and allowing 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

• Require hands on real life experience with children and youth

• 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 and cultures and issues

• 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 is required (Within 3 Months).

• Child Welfare Check

• Criminal Records Check (Within 6 Months)

• Ability to work shift work -days/evenings/nights as well as weekends Salaries are based on EGADZ current salary grid. $19.54-21.34 per hour.

Pension and Health Benefit Program. Resumes labeled – Baby Steps Child Care Worker can be mailed/dropped off at EGADZ Youth Centre 485 – 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 1X5 or faxed to 306. 665.1344 or emailed to jolene@egadz.ca

 

EGADZ appreciates everyone who does apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified. Please no phone calls.

Closing Date : July 31, 2020

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