About Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre
Join the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre (OCCRC) for more than a job! If you’re seeking a fulfilling career, look no further than the OCCRC, located on the unceded Algonquin territory of the Anishinaabeg.
Here’s why you should join us:
Meaningful Mission: The OCCRC is more than an organization – we’re a community. Our mission is to empower individuals to reach their full potential, offering comprehensive services addressing physical, emotional, social, economic, and psychological needs. Join us to make a real impact on lives.
Rich Heritage: Proudly rooted in Orléans-Cumberland, we honour the area’s culture while respecting its land. Joining the OCCRC means embracing and celebrating our unique heritage and values.
Core Values: Respect, personal connection, diversity, inclusion, and empowerment are our guiding principles. Become part of a supportive, inclusive team where you are valued.
Professional Growth: The OCCRC promotes opportunities for growth and development.
Community-Centered: Our community’s success is ours. Join the OCCRC to engage with the community, form connections, and create a tangible impact.
If you seek a career with a passionate, mission-driven team valuing respect, diversity, and empowerment, consider the OCCRC. Together, we’ll build a brighter future.
The Family Resource Worker is part of a multidisciplinary team that coordinates the delivery of programs and services to meet the needs of the Orléans-Cumberland community. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the worker participates in the development and implementation of the Orléans-Cumberland EarlyON Child and Family Centre programs. The Family Resource Worker’s responsibility is to support the needs of parents/caregivers and their children from birth to age six by providing the following services: playgroups, parent education with respect to child development, information and referrals, as well as maintaining links with community partners. The Family Resource Worker is also responsible for coordinating virtual, indoor and outdoor programming offered at the Centre and various sites within Orléans-Cumberland.
Plan, coordinate and set up programs in an environment that fosters positive learning for children up to 6 years
Provide children, families and caregivers with opportunities to meet and make connections
Design play-based learning experiences that are fun and engaging while building responsive adult-child relationships supported by How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years
Engage in caring and respectful interactions with children, families and caregivers
Work with families or caregivers to identify concerns and opportunities related to child development
Information sharing on child development
Provide information or referrals to specialized programs and services within the community
Manage a Toy Lending Library resource
Welcome the diversity of all families, role modelling inclusive and accessible language
Facilitate connections with community-based services
Post-Secondary Education Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Registered as an Early Childhood Educator – an asset
Three years of work experience with children (birth to 6 years), parents and caregivers
Certificate in General First Aid and CPR
Excellent knowledge of child development and Ontario’s pedagogy for the Early Years
Good knowledge of early childhood resources and community liaison experience
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge and understanding of the culture, history and current oppressions experienced by people related to race, culture, ethnicity, gender identity & expression and other related oppressions
Demonstrated knowledge of how intersecting identities shape individual’s lives and experiences
Applies an anti-racism lens to programming
Demonstrates an ability to identify and serve the needs of diverse communities
Demonstrates flexibility, a sense of organization and initiative
Proven ability to work independently and within a team approach
Good computer skills
Fluency in French and English
Additional language abilities are an asset
Please send your resume to Chantal Pomerleau before 8:00 a.m. Monday, November 6th, 2023.
Address: Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre 105-240 Centrum Blvd. Orléans, ON K1E 3J4
The OCCRC is committed to including equity and diversity in its practice by being responsive to individuals’ needs and delivering equitable outcomes for all, regardless of their indigenous status, race, colour, culture, ethnicity, language/linguistic origins, ability, socio-economic class, age, ancestry, nationality,religion or faith, sex, gender (identity & expression), sexuality, sexual orientation, mental or physical condition, family status, residency/migration status in Canada and all other forms of oppression that a person may experience.
The OCCRC is an equal opportunity employer that values the diversity of individuals in our programs and services. If you require accommodation at any stage in the selection process, please let us know the nature of the accommodation.
We want to thank all those who have submitted a job application in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job offer details
Bilingual Early Childhood Educator (ECE) / Family Resource Worker