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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.  

Birds Creek School Age Program

Licensed Before and After School and York River Summer School Age Program

Early Childhood Educator

Posting Date: April 8/19

We are currently looking to hire an educator starting effective immediately.  Permanent position – 22.25 hours per week.  Pay is in accordance to the NHCS Salary Grid ($19.87/hour plus eligible Wage Enhancement Grant hours $2/hour).

 Requirements:

  • Ability to work on PA days, March Break, Winter Break and Summer which takes place at York River Public School.  Before School Hours are 7:30 to 8:45 am. After School Hours are a minimum of 3 hours per day from 2:30 to 5:30 pm plus one hour per week for grocery shopping. Summer and Full Day Hours are a minimum of 5 hours.

  • 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 will be paid at the Assistant Rate.

  • 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.

North Hastings Children’s Services

Floater Position

Early Childhood Educator

Posting Date: April 11/19

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).

 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.