Department: Early Childhood
Status: Part Time
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Reporting to the Program Director, the Early Childhood Animator is to develop, implement and evaluate programs, activities and services for young children, from birth until school age (5 years), and their parents. The Early Childhood programs and services aim to stimulate children’s cognitive, social and motor development and support parents as the primary educators of their children.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assess needs of program participants; plan and implement parent and child playgroups to stimulate early childhood development and parent and child bonding; develop innovative approaches that empower program participants.
• Animate and participate in all Early Childhood Programs; lead children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and animating games; lead workshops for parents; prepare program materials & serve snacks; arrange rooms & furniture for programs.
• Maintain open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child’s family and encourage their involvement in the program; develop positive interpersonal relationships with team members, volunteers, and partners.
• Assist with program outreach and carry out administrative duties related to job tasks; evaluate the effectiveness of programs on an ongoing basis and use the results to improve programs; participate in special events and activities of the Centre.
• College or bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
• First Aid/ CPR certification
• Working with vulnerable persons background screening
• 1 – 2 years experience in working with children (0 to 5 years) and families of diverse backgrounds.
• Strong knowledge of early childhood development and sensitivity to the needs of young children.
• Knowledge of the Little Burgundy Community; experience working in the community is desirable.
• Well-organized with strong time-management skills.
• Must be a team-player; learning, working and communicating with other staff members is essential.
• Able to work in English or/and French; proficiency in other languages is an asset.
• Competence with computers; strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
• Wage determined on experience level.
• Part time, 18 hours a week to start with possibility to increase.
• Flexible work week, will include some weekend hours
• 3 month probationary period
Please send your CV, letter of intent and three references by April 2nd, 2021 to:
Leyla Suleiman, Early Childhood Program Director
Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre
Department: General Admin
Status: Full Time
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Summary of position
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Family Support Worker provides support to the parents, youth, children, individuals and families and encourages member participation in relevant activities at Tyndale St-Georges and in the wider community. The Family Support Worker assesses and refers families in difficulty to other resources that can meet their needs, ensuring accompaniment and proper follow-up. The Family Support Worker represents the needs of individuals and families at Tyndale St-Georges, and works as part of a team in support of the wider mission of Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre. The Family Support Worker will also promote a conducive environment for team work.
Attend Department team meetings and department events
Ensure client files are maintained (consent, progress notes)
Write various program reports
Gather and organize program statistics
Evaluate programs on a continual basis
Promptly reconcile any bills, receipts and petty cash accounts
Work in collaboration with Directors with administrative duties associated all programs.(fee collection, notice distribution, advertising of events)
Develop workshops, information sessions/activities and special events for the youth, parents, families and individuals of the community.
Formulation and implementation of TSG intervention plans
Ongoing counselling with individuals/families
Help individual’s access support of other TSG resources and other supportive agencies
Supervise interns and volunteers during programming
Support of Tyndale St-Georges
Promote Centre services through all program activities (publicity, recruitment, registrations, and orientations)
Participation in mandatory special events and other activities of Tyndale St-Georges
Attend relevant Centre wide meetings and events
Skills and Abilities
French and English (written and oral)
Experience working with ethno-cultural communities
Establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships
Time management/organization skills
Inductive/deductive reasoning and critical thinking
Good communication skills
Knowledge of Quebec education system.
Bachelor Degree in Social Work or relevant field of study
Preference given to those who are part of a professional order
Previous experience working with children and youth
Previous experience working with families
Hourly Wage: $26-$30 (based on experience)
Full time, 35 hours per week
3 month probation period
Submission deadline: April 16th, 2021, 5:00pm
Please send your CV and letter of intent to email@example.com
Tyndale St-Georges is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a workforce inclusive of the diverse population it serves.