Program Assistant
The Fairfield Gonzales Community Association - Victoria, BC

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Job Posting:
Out-Of-School Care Program Assistant

Rate of Pay: $15.00, $14.00 during probation Probationary period: 3 months
Start date: September 3, 2013 End date: June 26, 2014

Number of Positions available: 3

Hours of Work: 0-20 hours/week inclusive of staff and team meetings
Monday 2:30-5:30 Tuesday 2:30-5:30 Wednesday 2:30-5:30 Thursday 2:30-5:30 Friday 2:30-5:30

Reporting directly to the on-site Manager and Child Care Coordinator the successful candidate will provide support to the OSC program in the following ways:

  • Ensure a high standard of care is carried out with attention to physical safety and emotional, social and intellectual well-being
  • Assist with the design and delivery of a high quality program which is developmentally appropriate and meets children’s individual needs
  • Ensure all licensing regulations are met
  • Maintain the aesthetic appearance of the physical spaces
  • Attend staff meetings, team meetings and training sessions
  • Communicate with Manager and staff to promote an open, collaborative environment


  • Ability to understand and apply current recreation, child development, licensing and child care philosophy
  • Self-directed and confident when delivering quality school aged programs
  • Excellent inter-personal and customer service skills
  • Previous experience working with children in a licensed child care or recreation based setting
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Standard First Aid and CPR (C)
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Record of immunization
  • A Dr’s note indicating that you are “physically and psychologically capable of working with children and carrying out assigned duties in a community care facility”
  • Have completed a course, or combination or courses, of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety or nutrition
  • Minimum 19 years of age

WORK SETTING: Fairfield Gonzales Community Association (Margaret Jenkins OR Sundance OR Fairfield)
Interested individuals are requested to forward their resume, with a cover letter, to Candace Negm,
Child Care CoordinatorPositions will remain open until a suitable candidate is found