Relief Childcare Workers

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Red Door Family Shelter
  • Childcare
  • Child & Youth Worker
Casual / On Call
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Entry Level$20.99(Hourly)2019-04-252019-05-25

The Red Door Shelter is one of the largest Family Shelters in the City of Toronto and has been delivering support services to homeless families and abused women and their children for over 35 years. We are currently seeking Relief Childcare Workers for both of our shelters. All selected candidates will have a passion for our work and a commitment to the provision of excellent client services.


  • Plan and implement childcare programmes for children residing in the shelter (from infants to teenagers).
  • Create a safe and welcoming environment for the children through planned indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Provide supervision and approved behaviour management approaches for chidren attending programmes.
  • Maintain open communication with co-workers and supervisor regarding children's needs, issues, concerns observations and programming.
  • Work effectively and positively with a multi-disciplinary team.


  • Commitment to team work, with excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Diploma or degree in CYW, ECE, or related discipline, from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • First Aid/CPR and CPI certification preferred
  • Experience working with groups of children of all age groups, preferably in a shelter setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Commitment to complete madatory training as per Hostel Standards.
  • Availability to work variable days and shifts on short notice required.

The Red Door Family Shelter is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applications from all qualified candidates. Please indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter.

Please note, if you are contacted for an interview and require an accommodation, please communicate your need to Arunyaa Sinniah,  HR Coordinator. 

Information acquired will be used only for the purposes of recruitment for employment with the Red Door Family Shelter.

We Thank all interested applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Contact Information
Arunyaa Sinniah
HR Coordinator
Red Door Family Shelter
21 Carlaw Ave
M4M 2R6

Salary: $20.99 hrly + vacation pay


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