Licensed Day Care Assistant

Suffield Military Family Resource Center - Ralston, AB (30+ days ago)

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Who we are:

The MFRC is an independently incorporated not-for-profit agency, mandated to provide quality programs and services to Canadian and British military families. Our organization supports families in overcoming the unique stressors associated with the military lifestyle, creating confident, self-sufficient and resilient community members.

Reporting to the Day Care Supervisor, you will:

  • Promote the MFRC’s philosophies that “children learn through play”
  • Supervise a group of children and provide front line delivery of high quality, age-appropriate activities
  • Promote positive skill development opportunities to enhance the emotional, social, cognitive and physical development of children
  • Participate in promotion and fundraising activities as requested
  • Ensure that program space is pleasant, safe, clean, and conducive to learning
  • Interact professionally with children, parents, and staff
  • Attend and participate effectively in Staff Meetings


  • Preference given to those with ‘Child Development Worker Certificate’ (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of ‘Child Development Assistant Certificate’ (or equivalent)
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • Outgoing, personable, energetic and highly organized
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong team building abilities
  • Able to lift 25lbs
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a diverse environment with a strong team

Additional Information:

  • Daily Commuting Assistance
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • 37.5 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Day Care located in Ralston, AB, approx 45 KM's west of Medicine Hat. Note, public transport is not available; must have reliable transport (commuting assistance provided to cover fuel costs).

Résumés submitted by Aug 9, 2019 (Attention Kerry Goldring)
Interviews to be held Aug 15 & 16, 2019.
Position to start Sep 3, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.87 /hour


  • Child Development Worker (Preferred)
  • Child Development Assistant (Required)


  • English (Required)