Volunteer Lethbridge
About the Position
Position: Early Childhood Educator
Description: An Early Childhood Educator is required for Family Centre Downtown. Responsibilities include facilitating parent and child interactive play groups, providing environments that support children’s play, offering parent support and education, as well as cleaning and maintaining our Melcor Playroom and Ironworks Playground. The successful applicant will network with partners in our community and cooperate with other agencies in order to provide effective prevention services. The successful applicant will be able to work independently as well as part of a team. This position will involve occasional evening and Saturday morning shifts.
Responsibilities: Family Centre is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that provides families in Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta with caring and professional family support. Family Centre offers a comprehensive range of prevention and early intervention services for children, youth, adults, parents and other family members. Family Centre is recognized as a Government of Alberta Parent Link Centre. Its services include information and referrals, early childhood education, parent education, family support programs and counselling.
Qualifications:  A diploma in Early Childhood Education or a certificate in Early Childhood Education with at least 3 years’ experience. A diploma in Human Services or equivalencies may be considered.
 Experience working with culturally diverse clients from various backgrounds, including First Nations.
 Computer skills and literacy
 Current First Aid Certificate (with minimum 6 months remaining)
 Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check (within 6 months)
 Police Record Check incl. vulnerable sector (within 6 months)
 Class 5 driver’s license and reliable vehicle
Benefits: The starting salary for this position is between $ 17.56 and $ 20.25 per hour dependent upon education.
Contact Information:
Karen Larsen
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To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume in electronic format via email. Please visit www.famcentre.ca for more information about Family Centre. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321


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