Jobs / Volunteer

Jobs / Volunteer

Job Posting- Childcare Manager/ECE, Victoria West Community Association

Reporting directly to the Administrative Director, the Childcare Manager is responsible for scheduling and supervising Preschool/Daycare staff, and planning, supervising and implementing a quality caring and supportive childcare program that meets all regulatory standards required by federal, provincial, and municipal governments, and operates within the Child Care Practitioner Occupational Standards and Code of Ethics as defined by the Canadian Child Care Federation. This position will include both front-line and administrative duties.

The Victoria West Community Association operates two preschool programs and a daycare program for children 3-5 years of age. We have a community-based, child-centred, inclusive and flexible program. Many of our families require part-time or flexible care options, we support children with special needs, and the children love to have dance parties!

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
* Standard First Aid and CPR
* Clean criminal record check with vulnerable sector search
* Diploma in Early Childhood Education
* Current BC License to Practice
* Documentation in accordance with Community Care Facilities Branch licensing requirements

WORK SETTING
* Victoria West Community Centre
* The daycare is licensed for up to 16 children
* The preschool is licensed for up to 16 children
* Indoor and outdoor activities
* Standing, bending, crouching, some lifting.

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week. Hours may fluctuate due to program requirements.

RATE OF PAY: $23.00/hour plus vacation and shared benefits after probationary period.

For a copy of the full job description, please email: coordinator@victoriawest.ca

Please apply with cover letter, resume, and copy of ECE certification to:

Johanne Thompson
Administrative Director
Victoria West Community Association
coordinator@victoriawest.ca by Friday, January 18, 2019.

Job Posting- Childcare Team Lead/ECE Victoria West Community Association

Reporting to the VWCA Child Care Manger, the Team Lead is responsible for overseeing the day to day of the Preschool and Childcare Program (3-5 Years) while providing excellent care to children in the centre.

This leadership position will require the candidate to lead the educators in delivering high-quality care in accordance with our philosophy and policies, and ensuring the health and safety of all children are met through Child Care Licensing Regulations.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
* Standard First Aid and CPR
* Clean criminal record check
* Diploma in Early Childhood Education
* Current BC License to Practice
* Documentation in accordance with Community Care Facilities Branch licensing requirements

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week. Hours may fluctuate due to program requirements.

RATE OF PAY: $20.00/hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation. Shared benefits plan after probationary period.

For the full job description or more information, please email: coordinator@victoriawest.ca

Please apply with cover letter, resume, and copy of ECE certification to:

Johanne Thompson
Administrative Director
Victoria West Community Association
coordinator@victoriawest.ca by Friday, January 18, 2019.

Volunteer

Are you interested in making a difference in your community?

Here at Victoria West Community Association, we pride ourselves on our dedication to the community.  With so many different activities going on at our centre daily, we have volunteer opportunities for all backgrounds and schedules.

To apply for a current volunteer posting fill out an application form below

Volunteer Application

and email completed form to volunteer@victoriawest.ca

Boards and Committees

Interested in having a say in what’s going on in Victoria West? Consider joining our board or committees. Some of which include Communications, Food Security, Finance, Governance, Harbour, Parks and Environment, Projects and Events, and Land Use.

Committee Positions                                                              Board Positions

Communications Committee Member                        Projects and Events Committee Chair

Finance Committee Member                                        Parks and Environment Committee Chair

Governance Committee Member

Projects and Events Committee Member

Transportation Committee Member

Special Events

Victoria West hosts a number of community events throughout the year including Vic West Fest, Corn Roast    Halloween Fun-Fest, Breakfast with Santa, Community Info sessions, and much more. Whether you have an interest in the behind the scenes planning or day of festivities, there’s something for everyone.

Children and Youth Programs

Have a passion for working with children and youth? Consider volunteering at Community Centre drop-in activities. Criminal record check and previous experience volunteering with youth required.

Kindergym Musician

Handy Persons

Got a knack for fixing things? Victoria West Community Association is always looking for people who can help with small repair jobs.

Community Gardens

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Victoria West has three community gardens with a fourth garden being planned. If you would like to share your growing knowledge or learn more about growing your own food, consider joining.

Collective Volunteer

For more information please contact
foodgardens@victoriawest.ca

To learn more about our current volunteer opportunities, email volunteer@victoriawest.ca, or fill out the form below.

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521 Craigflower Rd,
Victoria, BC, V9A 6Z5
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250-590-8922

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