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Current Opportunities

Supply Cook

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

Date Posted: May 9th, 2019

Position Type:  Supply Cook

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Bronte Street School or Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre or Viola Desmond Early Learning Centre

Salary: $18.00/hour

Reports To: Centre Supervisor 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Follow a meal plan following Canada Food Guide and Halton Health department recommendations and MCRC procedures.
  • Prepare and place food orders according to the menu.
  • Receive food orders, verify they are correct, and put food in appropriate storage space.
  • Ensure proper food storage and rotation procedures are followed.
  • Prepare the daily snack and meals ensuring children with anaphylaxis allergies, and other food restrictions are not served foods with contaminates.
  • Clean and sanitize dishes after use and ensure they are put away in an appropriate space.
  • Ensure the kitchen equipment and appliances are thoroughly cleaned on a daily, monthly and seasonal basis.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Food Handling Certificate required.
  • Experience preparing meals and snacks in a child care setting is an asset.
  • Must have the ability to follow instructions regarding anaphylaxis plans and be a self-starter with well-developed organizational skills.

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices. Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant at sophias@mcrc.on.ca.

***Please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full Time Supply Educator

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals. 

Position: Full Time Supply Educator 

Number of Vacancies: 1 

Hours/Week: 30/week 

Salary: $20.00/hour 

Reports To: School Age Supervisor   

Job Description/Responsibilities: 

  • Create and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children 
  • Support inclusion of children with special needs, working collaboratively with their parents/caregivers and early childhood specialists 
  • Commit to raising quality care indicators through participating in the Quality First model.  
  • Develop and implement an emergent curriculum applying core concepts of a Reggio inspired philosophy. 
  • Build upon the foundational knowledge of the ELECT principles into deeper reflection and investigation of children’s thinking, development, and the role of the educator using the Provincial documents “How Does Learning Happen?” and “Think Feel Act”
    Utilizing a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, questioning, demonstrating and supporting 
  • Observing children for the purpose of creating learning opportunities that promote development within social, emotional, cognitive, language, sensory and physical domains.  
  • Create an atmosphere which builds upon individual learning styles, interests, and celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of  the children and their families  
  • Maintain accurate daily record keeping of attendance sheets, daily log books, accident reports  and illness reports, medical forms, administration of medication forms, emergency procedures and actions and display in classroom as appropriate 
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers, parents, support workers and community service providers working with children 
  • Maintain a healthy and safe adult working environment for themselves and others 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor 

 Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ECE Diploma 
  • ECE’s must be registered and in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators 
  • Knowledge of Developmental Assets® an asset 
  • Experience working in a child care environment including Before and After School programs considered an asset 

 MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices.Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email. 

Please submit your resume to Sophia CaponeHuman Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca  

***Please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Before and After School Enhanced Support Educator

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.  

Position: Before and After School Enhanced Support Educator 

Position Start Date: September 2019

Hours/Week: 30/week 

Salary: $20.00/hour   

Job Description/Responsibilities: 

  • Create and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children 
  • Support inclusion of children with special needs, working collaboratively with their parents/caregivers and early childhood specialists 
  • Commit to raising quality care indicators through participating in the Quality First model.  
  • Develop and implement an emergent curriculum applying core concepts of a Reggio inspired philosophy. 
  • Build upon the foundational knowledge of the ELECT principles into deeper reflection and investigation of children’s thinking, development, and the role of the educator using the Provincial documents “How Does Learning Happen?” and “Think Feel Act” 
  • Utilizing a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, questioning, demonstrating and supporting 
  • Observing children for the purpose of creating learning opportunities that promote development within social, emotional, cognitive, language, sensory and physical domains.  
  • Create an atmosphere which builds upon individual learning styles, interests, and celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of  the children and their families  
  • Maintain accurate daily record keeping of attendance sheets, daily log books, accident reports  and illness reports, medical forms, administration of medication forms, emergency procedures and actions and display in classroom as appropriate 
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers, parents, support workers and community service providers working with children 
  • Maintain a healthy and safe adult working environment for themselves and others 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ECE DiplomaChild and Youth Workers, Recreation and Leisure and OCT. 
  • ECE’s must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators 
  • Knowledge of Developmental Assets® an asset 
  • Experience working in a child care environment considered an asset 

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices.Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

Please submit your resume to Sophia CaponeHuman Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca 

***Please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Before and After School Educator

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.  

Position: Before and After School Educator 

Position Start Date: September 2019

Hours/Week: 30/week 

Salary: $20.00/hour 

Job Description/Responsibilities: 

  • Create and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children 
  • Support inclusion of children with special needs, working collaboratively with their parents/caregivers and early childhood specialists 
  • Commit to raising quality care indicators through participating in the Quality First model.  
  • Develop and implement an emergent curriculum applying core concepts of a Reggio inspired philosophy.
  • Build upon the foundational knowledge of the ELECT principles into deeper reflection and investigation of children’s thinking, development, and the role of the educator using the Provincial documents “How Does Learning Happen?” and “Think Feel Act” 
  • Utilizing a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, questioning, demonstrating and supporting 
  • Observing children for the purpose of creating learning opportunities that promote development within social, emotional, cognitive, language, sensory and physical domains.  
  • Create an atmosphere which builds upon individual learning styles, interests, and celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of  the children and their families  
  • Maintain accurate daily record keeping of attendance sheets, daily log books, accident reports  and illness reports, medical forms, administration of medication forms, emergency procedures and actions and display in classroom as appropriate 
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers, parents, support workers and community service providers working with children 
  • Maintain a healthy and safe adult working environment for themselves and others 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor 

 Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ECE Diploma
  • ECE’s must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators 
  • Knowledge of Developmental Assets® an asset 
  • Experience working in a child care environment considered an asset 

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices.Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

Please submit your resume to Sophia CaponeHuman Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca 

***Please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cook

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

 

Date Posted: October 16th, 2019

Position:  Cook

Position Type: Full-Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Bruce Trail Early Learning Centre

Hours/Week: 35/week

Salary: $18.00/hour

Reports To: Centre Supervisor

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Develop nutritional menu’s based on current Canadian Food Guide recommendations and research best practices in guidelines for children’s healthy developmental stage.
  • Determine nutritional needs of children and plan, implement and evaluate menus to maintain and enhance general health.
  • Provide regular scheduled nutritional meals and snacks to children in a timely fashion, in accordance with Safe Food Handling Practices, Ministry of Health and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure children with anaphylaxis allergies, and other food restrictions are not served foods with contaminates.
  • Prepare and place food orders according to the menu.
  • Receive food orders, verify they are correct, and put food in appropriate storage space.
  • Ensure proper food storage and rotation procedures are followed.
  • Clean and sanitize dishes after use and ensure they are put away in an appropriate space.
  • Ensure the kitchen equipment and appliances are thoroughly cleaned on a daily, monthly and seasonal basis.
  • Develop and implement educational nutrition workshops for children.
  • Develop and implement educational nutrition workshops for parents and caregivers.
  • Develop healthy eating tips and recipes for MCRC newsletters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree in nutrition, dietetics, culinary arts or any relevant certification, preferred but not required.
  • Food Handling Certificate and experience preparing meals and snacks in a daycare setting is an asset.
  • Experience developing menus following nutritional guidelines is an asset
  • Knowledge of Canada’s Food Guide, Health Canada Guidelines, Child Care Early Years Act, Regulations, Public Health Regulations or Halton Health Department is an asset.
  • Must have the ability to follow instructions regarding anaphylaxis plans and be a self-starter with well-developed organizational skills.
  • It is a kitchen setting, therefore closed toe shoes are required.

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca

Before and After School Educator

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

 

Date Posted: July 8th, 2019

Position: After School Educator (PM only)

Position Start Date: September 2019

Position Type: Full school year (September- June)

Hours: PM hours only

Salary: $20/hour

Reports To: Before & After School Supervisor

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The incumbent must use the foundational knowledge of the High Five Principals to provide quality outdoor/indoor educational and recreational experiences for children ages JK- 12 yrs of age.

They must demonstrate strong organizational and communication skill and have the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.

 

  • Create and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Support inclusion of children with special needs, working collaboratively with their parents/caregivers and early childhood specialists
  • Commit to raising quality care indicators through participating in the Quality First model.
  • Develop and implement an emergent curriculum applying core concepts of a Reggio inspired philosophy.
  • Build upon the foundational knowledge of the ELECT principles into deeper reflection and investigation of children’s thinking, development, and the role of the educator using the Provincial documents “How Does Learning Happen?” and “Think Feel Act
  • Utilizing a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, questioning, demonstrating and supporting
  • Observing children for the purpose of creating learning opportunities that promote development within social, emotional, cognitive, language, sensory and physical domains.
  • Create an atmosphere which builds upon individual learning styles, interests, and celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of the children and their families
  • Maintain accurate daily record keeping of attendance sheets, daily log books, accident reports and illness reports, medical forms, administration of medication forms, emergency procedures and actions and display in classroom as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers, parents, support workers and community service providers working with children
  • Maintain a healthy and safe adult working environment for themselves and others
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Required to work PA Days, March Break and Winter camps

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Educator Diploma
  • ECE’s must be registered and in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Knowledge of Developmental Relationship Framework an asset
  • Experience planning and leading a full day camp considered an asset.
  • High energy, creativity and able to work independently considered an asset.

 

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices. Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

 

 Please submit cover letter and resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant at  sophias@mcrc.on.ca

***Please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accounting Assistant

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

Date Posted: September 11, 2019

Position: Accounting Assistant

Position Type: 1 Year Contract

Hours/Week: 15-20/week

Reports to: Finance Manager

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service when receiving phone and email requests from clients
  • Provide support to Supervisors and Registration Assistant in the annual re-registration and     mass registration processes
  • Maintain information required in the database
  • Process monthly billing and payments for clients of Licenced Child Care programs
  • Follow up on Accounts Receivables and escalate delinquent payments when required
  • Manage administration, billing, and reporting for fee subsidy clients
  • Perform other accounting tasks as required
  • Perform general clerical duties which include, photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing and data entry
  • Attend all regular staff meetings
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Experience working in a clerical or administrative role
  • Experience working in an accounting role, an asset
  • Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service through well developed interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite

 

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices.Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant, at sophiac@mcrc.on.ca 

 

Support Facilitator

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

 

Date Posted: September 17th, 2019

Position: Support Facilitator

Position Type: 1 Year Contract with possibility of extension

Location: Centres within the Halton Region

Hours/Week: 35 hours per week

Salary: $21.00

Reports To: Jessica Rankin, In Centre Support Supervisor

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and collaborate closely with classroom Educators, Child Care Centre Supervisors and other Professionals to implement goals and strategies to ensure successful inclusion of all children into the classroom setting.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with coworkers, child care educators, child care supervisors, and community consultants, working with children in a team environment.
  • Implement new approaches or strategies with educators to support a child or children with differing abilities through short term classroom assistance as guided by Resource Consultant or ROCK consultant
  • Build the capacity of the Educators in the classroom through coaching and role modeling of specific strategies as determined by the Resource Consultant with the aim of Educator independence
  • Utilize a variety of techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, and reflective practice.
  • Collaborate with educators to create an atmosphere which builds upon individual learning styles, interests, and celebrates cultural and ethnic diversity of children and their families.
  • Alongside educators create and maintain an environment that protects the confidentiality, health, security and well-being of all children and staff, reporting issues to the Supervisor as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the In Centre Support Supervisor

NOTE: This position is intended to support and not duplicate the role of Inclusion Consultants, Speech and Language Pathologists, Behavior Consultants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists or RECEs within the centre. The role is intended to assist RECEs and educators within the classroom to support the successful introduction of a new child or group of children with special needs or new skill sets, and in skill acquisition related to identified strategies for children.  This role requires the candidate to travel to and from Centres within the Halton Region.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ECE Diploma, Child and Youth Worker, or other relevant diploma or degree.
  • ECE’s must be registered and “In Good Standing” with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • At least two years’ licensed child care classroom experience with exposure to children with differing abilities and supporting implementation of strategies an asset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to respond effectively to multiple priorities
  • Ability to build rapport and develop relationships using excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of “Think Feel Act”, “How Does Learning Happen” and other Ministry of Education documents pertaining to the Early Learning Field
  • Working knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA)
  • Knowledge of the Quality First model, and THRC programs and services.
  • Knowledge of Developmental Assets® an asset
  • French is an asset

 

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices. Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca 

 

 

 

Educator

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

 

Date Posted: September 19th, 2019

Start Date: November 4th, 2019

Position: Infant Educator

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Viola Desmond Early Learning Centre

Hours/Week: 40/week

Salary: $20/hour

Reports To: Supervisor, Viola Desmond Early Learning Centre

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Support inclusion of children with special needs, working collaboratively with their parents/caregivers and early childhood specialists
  • Commit to raising quality care indicators through participating in the Quality First model.
  • Develop and implement an emergent curriculum applying core concepts of a Reggio inspired philosophy.
  • Build upon the foundational knowledge of the ELECT principles into deeper reflection and investigation of children’s thinking, development, and the role of the educator using the Provincial documents “How Does Learning Happen?” and “Think Feel Act”
  • Utilizing a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, questioning, demonstrating and supporting
  • Observing children for the purpose of creating learning opportunities that promote development within social, emotional, cognitive, language, sensory and physical domains.
  • Create an atmosphere which builds upon individual learning styles, interests, and celebrates the cultural and ethnic diversity of the children and their families
  • Maintain accurate daily record keeping of attendance sheets, daily log books, accident reports and illness reports, medical forms, administration of medication forms, emergency procedures and actions and display in classroom as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers, parents, support workers and community service providers working with children
  • Maintain a healthy and safe adult working environment for themselves and others
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ECE Diploma
  • ECE’s must be registered and members in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Must have Infant experience
  • Knowledge of Developmental Relationship Framework, an asset
  • Experience working in a child care environment considered an asset

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices. Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca 

 

EarlyON

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

 

Date Posted: September 23rd, 2019

Position: EarlyON Educator

Reports To: Manager of EarlyOn and Family Supports

Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Type: Full Time

Hours: 35hours/ week

Monday to Friday. May include occasional evening or Saturday. EarlyON programs do not run Saturday of a long weekend.

Salary: $20-$24/hour

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Work with EarlyON Educator to prepare the environment, welcome parents, engage with families, and return the room to its original state after each session.
  • Establish a safe, inclusive settings that fosters a sense of belonging where educators work in partnership with families.
  • Create and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children and families
  • Support inclusion of children and families with differing abilities, vulnerabilities, Indigenous, and Francophone families, working collaboratively with their parents/caregivers and appropriate support services.
  • Develop and implement an emergent curriculum applying core concepts of a Reggio inspired philosophy, using Ontario’s pedagogy for the Early Years :How Does Learning Happen?
  • Provide an environment that engages parents and caregivers as co-learners and leaders.
  • Provide programming that reflect the view of children, parents, and caregivers as competent, capable, curious and rich in potential and experience.
  • Utilizing a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, active listening, observing, questioning, demonstrating and supporting
  • Observing children for the purpose of creating documentation and learning opportunities that promote development within social, emotional, cognitive, language, sensory and physical domains.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe adult working environment for themselves and others
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ECE Diploma
  • ECE’s must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Knowledge of Developmental Relationship Framework an asset
  • Ability to speak other languages considered an asset
  • Experience working in a child care environment considered an asset
  • Experience in Early Years Programs an asset
  • First Aid/CPR Certificate required

 

MCRC is committed to diversity and accessibility.  To this end, MCRC endeavors to reflect the cultures, languages and abilities of the families we serve, in our programs, services and employment practices.Please identify if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process in your application email.

 

Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to Sophia Capone, Human Resources Assistant, at sophias@mcrc.on.ca 

 

 

Member of the Board or Directors

Mission Statement: The creative and innovative leadership of MCRC with the Halton community will develop and deliver services to inspire and support children, their families and professionals.

Milton Community Resource Centre (MCRC) is a Not–for-profit, multi-service organization that provides services to children and families of Milton and the surrounding communities. Through our EarlyON sites, we provide early learning programs for children, their parents and caregivers. MCRC’s parent resource library offers a variety resources and workshops including access to our parent educators. Through our Licensed Child Care programs, MCRC provides quality early learning and care at an affordable cost and subsidy is available for eligible families. MCRC also operates The Halton Resource Connection, which provides training, support and resources to individuals and organizations working with children and youth.

MCRC is currently seeking additional Board Directors for a minimum 2-year commitment to:

  • Utilize expertise in a professional field and provide counsel and advise to support the successful governance of the organization
  • Support and provide guidance to the Executive Director in accordance with the Board of Directors By-laws
  • Ensure Board By-laws remain current and relevant
  • Provide expertise and advice in the development of the overall strategic direction of the organization
  • Support and assist in the development of philanthropic resources and fundraising efforts; attend MCRC fundraising events
  • Understand and influence, where necessary, public policies that affect MCRC
  • Network within the community and advocate on behalf of the organization
  • Report to the community and stakeholders at the Annual General Meeting
  • Monitor and evaluate the Executive Director’s performance
  • Participate on Board sub-committees and attend monthly Board meetings

MCRC is especially interested in applicants from diverse backgrounds with expertise in not-for-profit operations and in Law and/or Human Resources. If you are interested in serving your community through MCRC, consider getting involved as a Board Director.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Lee-Ann Babin, Volunteer Coordinator, at leeannb@mcrc.on.ca.

Please Note:

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.