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Shelter Job: Permanent Part Time Child Care Worker, Camrose Women’s Shelter Society (Camrose AB)

Reporting to the Family Support Coordinator, the Child Care Worker provides support to children in Shelter through coordination and implementation of in-house and community activities, and encourages and promotes healthy parent-child interaction through example and support. Must be aware of the symptoms of child abuse.

Preferred applicants plan and implement age-appropriate play and supportive programming for children. Activities may include crafts, outings, sports, exercise, games and learning opportunities. The Worker provides care and maintenance of children’s equipment, including cleaning duties. Ongoing file documentation is required.  The applicant must be prepared to provide childcare for a variety of ages, have compassion, and have experience working with families.

Our Shelter maintains a policy of Trauma Informed Practice. This means having an awareness of trauma and its impacts, and speaking, acting and existing in ways that are least likely to trigger or further harm those who have experienced trauma. A trauma informed stance means applying the “universal caution” or approaching every individual as though they have experienced trauma.

The Camrose Women’s Shelter follows current Alberta Health Services safety protocols and will provide appropriate PPE for the candidate as required.

Deadline: Until a suitable candidate is found.

More info: camrosewomenshelter.org/about-us

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