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North Hastings Children's Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  

Early Childhood Educator

 Posting Date: April 29/19

 Full Time and Casual

We are currently looking to hire casual educators immediately and a full time educator starting June 17th, 2019.  This position would be enhancing programs and covering absences from various North Hastings Children’s Services programs.  Full Time position is for approx 35 to 40 hours per week and casual is a minimum of 8 hours per month. Pay is in accordance to the NHCS Salary Grid ( Probation rate is $19.87/hour plus eligible Wage Enhancement Grant hours $2/hour). Non-ECE’s would be paid at the Assistant Rate. Full Time positions eligible for benefits after 30 days.

 *This position is supportive of those who are interested in enrolling in the Early Childhood Education diploma program and may qualify for the ECE Grant program

 Requirements:

  • Ability to work between the hours of 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.

  • Preference will be given to those who have an ECE Diploma or Degree and who are registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators. 

  • Must be able to obtain a clear recent Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check and meet health requirements, have First Aid and CPR (infant and child) up-to-date, and provide three references.

  • NHCS reserves the right to limit the notice entitlement upon termination to the minimum standards of the Employment Standards Act.

 Experience and Abilities;

  • Must have theoretical knowledge of the practice of early childhood education and is able to “plan and deliver inclusive play-based learning and care programs” for school age children.

  • Program creatively in a play-based, emergent environment, supportive of children and their families in compliance with the NHCS Program Statement and the Child Care and Early Years Act.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Ministry of Education pedagogical documents including “How Does Learning Happen” and “Think, Feel, Act”

  • Be flexible, show initiative, work well with teaching team and independently, adhering to centre policies.

  • Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Child Care Early Years Act, College of ECE Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

Please forward resumes to North Hastings Children’s Services, 20 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft ON K0L 1C0 or janderson@nhcs.ca  Attention:  Jessica Anderson and identify the position being applied for. This position will remain open until the successful candidate is hired.

EarlyON Support Staff

One Year Contract

Posting Date: April 29/19

 

We are currently looking to hire an educator starting immediately.  This position will be enhancing programs and covering absences from various EarlyON programs.  The position is for 35 hours per week.  Pay is in accordance to the NHCS Salary Grid ($18.81/hour)

Duties will include supporting EarlyON program facilitators and Coordinators, shopping, sanitizing and other duties as required.

 

Experience and Abilities;

·       Must have theoretical knowledge of the practice of early childhood education and family support

·       Learn to program creatively in a play-based, emergent environment, supportive of children and their families in compliance with the NHCS Program Statement and the Child Care and Early Years Act.

·       Demonstrate knowledge of the Ministry of Education pedagogical documents including “How Does Learning Happen” and “Think, Feel, Act”

·       Be flexible, show initiative, work well with EarlyON team and independently, adhering to centre policies.

·       Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Child Care Early Years Act, College of ECE Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

 

Requirements:

·       Hours are mostly 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday but must have the ability to work between the hours of 7:30 am to 5:30 pm with some evenings and weekends.

·       Preference will be given to those who have an ECE Diploma or Degree and who are registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators.

·       Must be able to obtain a clear recent Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check and meet health requirements, have First Aid and CPR (infant and child) up-to-date, and provide three references.

·       Must have a valid drivers license and safe driving record

·       NHCS reserves the right to limit the notice entitlement upon termination to the minimum standards of the Employment Standards Act.

 

Please forward resumes to North Hastings Children’s Services, 20 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft ON K0L 1C0 or janderson@nhcs.ca  Attention:  Jessica Anderson and identify the position being applied for. This position will remain open until the successful candidate is hired.

Short Term Contract

Summer Dietary Cook

Posting Date: April 29/19

 

We are currently hiring a summer Dietary Cook.  The position would be responsible for enhancing programs by providing meals that are nutritious and appetizing for summer school age programs.

The position is for a minimum of 26 hours/week June 17th to August 30th.  Pay is in accordance to the NHCS Salary Grid ($18.21/hour).

Experience and Abilities;

·       Ensure safe food preparation, storage, disposal and sanitizing in accordance with accepted food handling practices, food safety regulations and child care food program guidelines.

·       Must have theoretical knowledge of meal planning according to Canada’s Food Guide and budgets

·       Maintain kitchen supplies and equipment

·       Purchase food as per menus.

·       Cook in a play-based, emergent environment, supportive and inclusive of children

·       Be flexible, show initiative, work well with teaching team and independently

·       Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Requirements

·       Food Handlers Certificate Required.

·       Minimum 1 year of cooking experience required.

·       Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling required.

·       Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities.

·       Ability to lift up to 50lb required.

·       Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.

·       Ability to work between the hours of 8 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday.

·       Must be able to obtain a clear recent Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check and meet health requirements, have First Aid and CPR (infant and child) up-to-date.

·       NHCS reserves the right to limit the notice entitlement upon termination to the minimum standards of the Employment Standards Act.

 Please forward resumes to North Hastings Children’s Services, 20 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft ON K0L 1C0 or janderson@nhcs.ca  Attention:  Jessica Anderson and identify the position being applied for. This position will remain open until the successful candidate is hired.

North Hastings Children’s Services

Floater Position

Early Childhood Educator

Posting Date: April 29/19

We are currently looking to hire an educator starting effective immediately.  This position would be enhancing programs and covering absences from various North Hastings Children’s Services programs.  The position is for 25 to 40 hours per week.  Pay is in accordance to the NHCS Salary Grid ($19.87/hour plus eligible Wage Enhancement Grant hours $2/hour). Non-ECE’s would be paid at the Assistant Rate according to the NHCS Salary grid. ($18.81/hour plus eligible Wage Enhancement Grant hours $2/hour). Benefits available after one month.

Duties include working in the Licensed Child Care and EarlyON programs in various support and educator positions.

 Requirements:

  • Ability to work between the hours of 7:30 am to 5:30 pm with some evenings and weekends.

  • Preference will be given to those who have an ECE Diploma or Degree and who are registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators.  Non-ECE’s would be paid at the Assistant Rate according to the NHCS Salary grid.

    Must be able to obtain a clear recent Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check and meet health requirements, have First Aid and CPR (infant and child) up-to-date, and provide three references.

  • NHCS reserves the right to limit the notice entitlement upon termination to the minimum standards of the Employment Standards Act.

 Experience and Abilities;

  • Must have theoretical knowledge of the practice of early childhood education and is able to “plan and deliver inclusive play-based learning and care programs” for school age children.

  • Program creatively in a play-based, emergent environment, supportive of children and their families in compliance with the NHCS Program Statement and the Child Care and Early Years Act.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Ministry of Education pedagogical documents including “How Does Learning Happen” and “Think, Feel, Act”

  • Be flexible, show initiative, work well with teaching team and independently, adhering to centre policies.

  • Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Child Care Early Years Act, College of ECE Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

Please forward resumes to North Hastings Children’s Services, 20 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft ON K0L 1C0 or janderson@nhcs.ca  Attention:  Jessica Anderson and identify the position being applied for. This position will remain open until the successful candidate is hired.

2019 Experience Summer Camp

Swim Counselor

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the ESC Coordinators.  Experience Summer Camp –Swim Counselors will be responsible for the delivery of the Experience Summer Camp Program for children aged 5 through 13. They will also be deemed those who will provide lifeguarding support when campers may participate in swim activities.   

Contract Period:  June 24th to August 23th  38.5 hours per week.    Pay Rate: $17.81/hr.

The ESC Swim Counselor will be;

Responsible for ensuring excellence at Experience Summer Camp 2018 through providing a fun, safe experience at camp.  Responsible for the day to day supervision of children, implementing programming in collaboration with other staff within ESC.  They will also be deemed those who will provide lifeguarding support when campers may participate in swim activities.   

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•         Assist in the Experience Summer Camp programming

•         Assure campers are always properly supervised

•         Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.

•         Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers.

•         Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal physical and emotional health needs.

•         Be alert to the location to ensure safety, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to;

·       Further responsibilities include the supervision at the swimming area

QUALIFICATIONS

·       Standard First aid/CPR/AED.

·       Current Lifeguard Qualifications

·       Proven skills with a minimum of two years of experience working with children.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Vulnerable Sector Check – Criminal Records Check (applicants 18 yrs or older)

Resumes are accepted electronically only. When applying, please quote Experience Summer Camp Counselor to:  Experience.summer.camp@gmail.com.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 10, 2019, 3:00 pm

2019 Experience Summer Camp

Counselors

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the ESC Coordinators, Experience Summer Camp - Counselors will be responsible for the delivery of the Experience Summer Camp Program for children aged 5 through 12.

Contract Period:  June 24th to August 23th - 38.5 hours per week.   Pay Rate: $14/hr.

The ESC Counselor will be;

Responsible for ensuring excellence at Experience Summer Camp 2018 through providing a fun, safe experience at camp.  Responsible for the day to day supervision of children, implementing programming in collaboration with other staff within ESC. 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•         Assist in the Experience Summer Camp programming

•         Assure campers are always properly supervised

•         Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.

•         Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers.

•         Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal physical and emotional health needs.

•         Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to;

·       Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

·       Standard First aid/CPR/AED.

·       Proven skills with a minimum of two years of experience working with children.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Clear Vulnerable Sector Check – Criminal Records Check (applicants 18 yrs or older)

Resumes are accepted electronically only. When applying, please quote Experience Summer Camp Counselor to:  Experience.summer.camp@gmail.com.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 10, 2018, 3:00 pm




2019 Experience Summer Camp

Counsellor in Training (CIT)

 

What is a CIT?

        Volunteer Position for youth aged 13 to 15 years of age

·       A CIT (counselor in training) is a teenager who assists the staff of Experience Summer Camp working with all ages from 5-12.

·       The program is designed to prepare CIT’s for the future by developing skills.

·       The program is designed to be fun as well as a great opportunity for young teenagers to grow and mature as they learn essential lessons that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

·       Entry level CIT - Level 1 – 2 week commitment with letter confirming volunteer hours

·       Experienced CIT – Level 2 – 4 week commitment with an honorarium paid upon completion (July 2 to 26th) OR (July 29th to August 23rd)

Application can be found here. Feel free to attach extra sheets if more room is needed.

When applying, please quote Experience Summer Camp CIT Position to:  Experience.summer.camp@gmail.com or drop off at NHCS at 20 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft (beside the Town of Bancroft office)

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 31, 2019, 3:00 pm




 Join our Board of Directors!

Do you want to make a difference in our community? Do you have financial, fundraising or human resources experience?

Help provide leadership and direction for the services we provide to children and their families in North Hastings.

Email our Board Chair, Tina Doucet at northernon@hotmail.com or our Executive Director, Jessica Anderson at janderson@nhcs.ca for more information and application. Elections take place at our Annual General Meeting in April every year.

Please note we do not have any vacancies on the NHCS Board at this time. We are in the process of revisiting our working committees and would accept letters of interest for these committees as well as volunteering in a variety of our programs.