Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) - On Call

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 3, 2023 - 5:00pm

TNO - The Neighbourhood Organization (TNO) is a well-established community-based social and health service agency providing a wide range of programs and services supporting low-income and newcomer communities across Ontario and sometimes across different provinces through online services and referrals. TNO is a great place to work and we make a difference in the communities we serve. We are seeking a Care for Newcomer Children staff to join our team in an On Call basis role.

This position is offered on an on-call basis.

Multiple positions available.


Day shift
Evening shift
Weekend availability

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

· Ensures the safety of children in the care of CNC.

· Prepares and maintains the program area (e.g. creative arts centre, cognitive area, dramatic play area).

· Keeps attendance accurate.

· Conducts fire drills and other health and safety procedures as required.

· Maintains, cleans and disinfects children’s toys, furniture and shelving area.

· Maintains the cleanliness and hygiene of CNC spaces.

· Be responsive to diverse cultural heritages, values and individual experiences.

Qualifications and Experience Required

· At least a two-year diploma in a child development program related to the ages

· of the children cared for or in a related field;

· Valid First Aid and CPR certificates.

· One to two years experience working with children (19 months up to school aged)

· Effective communication skills in English.

· Sensitive to and understanding of the needs of children and their parents who are new to Canada.

· Able to work as part of a team of childcare professionals.

· Proficiency in the use of electronic toys and electrical appliances.

· Ability to speak and written a second language is an asset.

· Experience working with low-income, multi-racial, multi-lingual newcomer communities.

Working Conditions

Location - This position will be located within any of TNO’s service locations based on community and program requirements. Locations for this position may be added or moved to new addresses in the future according to the community and program requirements.

Hiring Conditions

Vaccination Requirement – As a condition of employment, TNO requires all new hires to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to the start date of employment. Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical reason, or a reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, may provide such documentation to the Human Resources department for accommodation consideration. Such situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Screening - As a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening.

TNO - THE NEIGHBOURHOOD ORGANIZATION - is committed to employment equity initiatives. We encourage residents of Thorncliffe Park, Flemingdon Park, and surrounding communities, and people who are racialized, Indigenous, people from the 2SLGBTQI+ community, people with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups to apply.

How to apply: 

Kindly submit your Resume to the following email address:, ensuring that the subject line of your email explicitly indicates your intention to apply for the position of "Care for Newcomer Children - On Call" and further specifies whether you hold the qualification of an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) or fall under the Non-ECE category

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