Full Time Childcare Worker (union position)

November 24, 2022
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Honeychurch Family Life Resource Centre
Salary Range:
$15.50 per hour
535 Main St North
Posting Expires:
December 15, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations: er@tsapeel.ca




  • Arrive 15 - 20 minutes prior to shift commences to prepare childcare area
  • Read and initial Communication Log as part of a team effort to provide quality service to clients
  • Plan, organize and carry out childcare activities consisting of:
  • Large and fine motor skills development
  • Creative Expression development
  • Quiet and circle time (story time)
  • Play Time (Child Care Area & Playground)
  • Special Events Activities
  • Language skills development
  • Ensure playground area is free of articles which would be harmful to children
  • Ensure that the area is kept in a high level of cleanliness by:
    • Cleaning & tidying at the end of each day
    • Remove all garbage on a daily basis
    • Sweep and mop floors when required
    • Disinfect change table after each use
    • Disinfect tables prior to lunch time activities
    • Disinfect cribs on a weekly basis (if soiled on daily basis)
    • Complete laundry (sheets, towels, etc,) on a weekly basis
    • Change bedding on cribs and cots on a daily basis
  • Ensure that all toys are washed and disinfected on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that all toys are in good condition for children's use
  • Interact with parent(s) in a positive manner
  • Ensure that a suitable supply of clothing is available in childcare area
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of appropriate aged-based activities according to skill and learning
  • levels that promote social interaction and personal development
  • May assist in conducting intake interviews and orientating new participants and family; provides on-going feedback on child’s development and behaviour
  • May network with other community centres and social services agencies for the benefit of the children and the
  • program
  • Ensures that all information about children, family, staff, visitors and volunteers are strictly confidential; and that activity records and statistics are confidentially secured
  • Assists with effective risk management; monitors food safety, medication storage/disbursement, allergies, and facility
  • cleanliness/maintenance; provides emergency first aid and files incident reports as required
  • Role models appropriate behaviours and attitudes supporting growth and promoting change for the child and family
  • May provide transportation for children in childcare to field trip sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Early Childhood Education Certification or Child & Youth Worker Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid WHMIS and First Aid and CPR certification
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and a current copy of a Driver’s abstract for review and verification that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Knowledge & Experience in the field of Impact of Violence on Children and Women and Child Development Stages


  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Work as a Team Member
  • Organizational skills and possess maturity and ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

HOURS: 40 hours per week



In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all new employees within the Province of Ontario, Social Services sector.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.


The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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