Bilingual Family Resource Worker

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre
  • Counselor: Family / Group
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area - Orléans, Ontario
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-05-212019-07-05

The Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre, an organization offering social and community services to residents of Orléans-Cumberland, is seeking a:

BILINGUAL FAMILY RESOURCE WORKER
at the Orléans-Cumberland EarlyON Child and Family Centre
One-year contract - June 2019 to July 2020

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Family Resource Worker is part of a multidisciplinary team that coordinates the delivery of programs and services to meet the needs of the Orléans-Cumberland community. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, he or she will coordinate, plan and deliver high quality services outlined by the EarlyON Child and Family Centre guidelines for children from birth to 6 years and their families / caregivers.

The EarlyON service complement is composed of:

1) Engaging parents and caregivers (parenting workshops, postnatal support programs, targeted outreach);
2) Supporting early learning and development (playgroups & parent education with respect to child development);
3) Making Connections for families (Information- sharing and referrals to specialized services);
4) Other related duties (toy lending library responsibilities).

The Family Resource Worker’s responsibility is to support the needs of parents/ caregivers and their children from birth to age 6 by providing the above mentioned services. Parent/child drop-ins are delivered at our main site in Orléans as well as in other satellite locations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education;
  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Education;
  • Three years of work experience with children (birth to 6 years), parents and caregivers;
  • Certificate in General First Aid and CPR;
  • Excellent knowledge of child development, emergent curriculum and Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years (How Does Learning Happen);
  • Experience in program planning and delivery in accordance to How Does Learning Happen;
  • Demonstrated experience with group facilitation;
  • Excellent knowledge of early childhood resources;
  • Demonstrated skills on working collaboratively with community partners on early learning initiatives;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and serve needs of people with diverse cultures and backgrounds;
  • Experience and sensitivity working with different types of families (including LGBTTQ2+);
  •  Demonstrated flexibility, a sense of organization and initiative;
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team approach;
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends;
  • Excellent computer skills.

LANGUAGE:

  • Fluency in French and English (mandatory);
  • Additional language abilities an asset.

SALARY:

  • Hourly rate scale: $ 23.80 to $ 28.67

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter before 1:00 p.m. on June 21st 2019 to:

Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre
Attention: Chantal Pomerleau – Family Resource Worker Position
105-240 boul., Centrum,
Orléans, Ontario K1E 3J4
Fax: 613-830-4196

The Orléans-Cumberland CRC respects the principle of employment equity and diversity. We would like to thank all those who have submitted a job application in advance, but will only contact those selected for an interview.

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