Lead Family Drop-In Facilitator

Full-time; 35 hours per week

Salary: $35,000 - $38,000 based on experience

Jewish Family and Child Service is a multi-service, client-centered agency, and a Children’s Aid Society supporting the healthy development of individuals, children, and families. JF&CS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including dental, vision, and health coverage, a Healthcare Spending Account, and a defined benefit pension plan. We offer ample vacation and sick days and are closed on most Jewish and all Statutory holidays. We are conveniently located in the Promenade Mall at 1 Promenade Circle. 

We are seeking a Lead Family Drop-In Facilitator to assist in our Family Drop-In Program at our Family Resource Centre (FRC). This program provides early learning activities that encourage growth and development for parents/caregivers and their children up to the age of five. The incumbent will oversee the resources, workshops and community services held as part of the program. 

 

The successful candidate will:​​

  • Assist in delivering activities that enhance the social, emotional, physical, and mental growth of children and adults in a fun, play-based environment.

  • Support the Supervisor in coordinating the program as needed

  • Collaborate with the team to develop and deliver Family Drop-In programming

  • Facilitate and schedule specialists’ visits to the drop-in such as Public Health nurses, Early Literacy Specialists, etc. 

  • Arrange and track registration for pre-registered family programs

  • Support FRC visitors by providing appropriate Agency referrals and information about self-care practices for parents, child development and healthy family relationships. 

  • Prepare materials for programming including photocopying, researching etc. as needed.  

  • Undertake housekeeping duties such as cleaning and disinfecting toys, washing equipment, etc. 

  • Perform front desk responsibilities such as greeting families, signing-in visitors/registration, etc. as needed.  

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Social Service, Education or equivalent

  • Experience working with children and or parent/caregivers,

  • CPR/First Aid with AED Certificate

  • Experience working with diverse communities and cultures

  • Familiarity with Jewish values, culture, and traditions in a pluralistic and inclusive fashion an asset

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including Sundays.

  •  Fluency in French/Russian/Hebrew will be considered an asset

Jewish Family and Child Service is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Accommodations during all phases of the hire process will be made wherever possible. Please advise us if any accommodations are required. 


We thank all applicants for their application and interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.