Canada Summer Jobs - Early Childhood Assistant

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2024 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


CICS is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to empower newcomers in settling and integrating as contributing members of Canadian society through diverse, professional and innovative programs and services. We work to enable newcomers to fully integrate, participate and contribute to all spheres of Canadian society. Our success stems from our workforce culture bound by three core values: Compassion, Inclusion and Collaboration.

Funded by the Federal Government of Canada under Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), CICS is recruiting candidates to fill the following summer youth employment positions in our Scarborough location at 2330 Midland Avenue.

Reference: Canada Summer Jobs 2024

Job Title: Early Childhood Assistant – Early Years Program

Assisting RECE worker in providing safe and stimulating activities to young children from 3 - 6 years old. The main duties include setting up activities, preparing program materials, snack preparation, supervising children during program time, cleaning toys & equipments, and program wrap-up.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

1. To greet parents and children during drop-off and pick-up time.
2. To assist in setting up activities for children.
3. To be actively involved in activities with children by engaging children through play, and guiding children to learn in a loving and caring approach.
4. To assist in supervising children during program time.
5. To supervise children during washroom routine.
6. To assist in preparing and serving snack.
7. To assist in preparing carfts activities/ posters for social media/ ppt slides for programming
8. To assist in clean up and tidy up materials after craft/ messy activities
9. To attend daily debriefing meeting with staff after program for reflection and program review.
10. To clean up the room/ toys/ equipment after program.

Required Qualifications: No preference

Language required for the position: English

Terms and Conditions – 2 positions:

Position #1:
• Salary: $16.55 per hour
• Hours of work: 35 hours per week
• No. of weeks: 8
• Anticipated Start Date / End Date: June 24 to August 16, 2024

Position #2:
• Salary: $16.55 per hour
• Hours of work: 35 hours per week
• No. of weeks: 8
• Anticipated Start Date / End Date: June 24 to August 16, 2024

Applicant MUST meet the following eligibility criteria:

• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
• Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations;
• International students are not eligible.

How to apply: 

All resumes along with a cover letter are to be sent to CICS by email: by 5:00 pm on May 31, 2024.

Application should quote # CSJ - Early Years Program Assistant and address the covering letter to:

Hiring Committee - Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS)
2330 Midland Avenue, Toronto, ON M1S 5G5

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