IRCOM seeks competent individuals who are committed to our mission of empowering newcomer families to integrate into the wider community through affordable transitional housing, programs, and services. The ideal applicants will uphold IRCOM’s core values of integration, independence, and diversity. They will demonstrate people-centered, holistic, partnership based work behaviours as they seek to create positive change.
IRCOM prioritizes applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting and empowering the newcomer community. They must have the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and be open-minded, resourceful, highly motivated, creative,and independent.
When possible, IRCOM recognizes international education and experience. We equally value community and not-for-profit sector experience from Canada and abroad. Knowledge of a language other than English is an asset.
All successful candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and successfully pass a Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Lived experience as an immigrant or refugee is invaluable.
POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
Guided by the vision, mission and values of the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Inc. (IRCOM), the Casual Child Care Assistant (CCA):
- implements and supports programs for newcomer children aged 6 months to 12 years of age,
- develops nurturing relationships, and
- supports parents and the Child Care and IRCOM staff teams
Reporting to the Child Care Program Manager, members of the Child Care team provide on-site quality childcare to children as their family members attend IRCOM programs at various sites. The Casual CCA works with team members to create an environment where children and their guardians feel safe, loved, cared for, welcome, supported, and included. Together, the Casual CCA and the team create an environment that shows respect for all cultures and abilities
Candidate Profile: The Casual CCA is a friendly and responsible person who cares about children. This individual believes that good quality childcare can make a difference in how children grow and how families adapt well to Canada. They are committed to IRCOM’s mission: To strive to empower newcomer families to integrate into the wider community through affordable transitional housing, programs and services. The Casual CCA will exhibit and uphold IRCOM’s core values of integration, diversity, advocacy and empowerment, and they will work in a way that is people-centered, holistic and partnership based.
Under the supervision of the Child Care Program Manager, sometimes with day-to-day supervision provided by the Early Childhood Educator (ECE) on-site, the Casual CCA will be responsible for the following: