Early Learning and Care Assistant Volunteer

(West Oakville Preschool Centre, Licensed Child Care Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0460 Last Full Update: 29 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMindy Williams, Executive Director, West Oakville Preschool Centre (WOPC); Phone: 905-845-0524; Email: supervisor@westoakvillepreschool.com
DutiesEngaging in positive interactions with children ages 1-5 year old, their families and WOPC employees, through conversations, and planned and spontaneous learning experiences (i.e. singing, story telling, participating in play and exploration alongside children), role modelling positive interactions for children to learn from. Assisting employees in meeting children's individual needs. Keeping the environment clean and tidy and assisting programs with cleaning & disinfecting of toys and equipment.
More Info Linkwww.westoakvillepreschool.com
BenefitsOpportunity to learn about child development, quality program delivery, working in a non-profit environment,
ClientsChildren ages 0-5 years old.
Ages19 year(s) - 60 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Child Care ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Must be able to meet the physical demands of working with children such as lifting, bending, sitting in small chairs or on floor/carpet, walking, spending periods of time outdoors daily. Experience working/volunteering with children would be a great asset, especially experience with children requiring additional support.
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Looking ideally for a long term commitment, to become part of our programs. Would love for the volunteer to be a part of our team and learn & grow together.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group ; Volunteer will never be left alone with children, but may engage with children one-on-one within a classroom setting.
Minimum Hours3 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
anytime between 7am-6pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Elevator access - classrooms are fairly small and may be difficult to maneuver a wheelchair ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Location1280 Dundas St. W, Oakville, ON, L6M 4H9 - 2nd floor of St. Volodymyr's Cultural Centre
Number of PositionsOakville 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Volunteer will receive an orientation and requirement to review all applicable policies and procedures. Training will be ongoing and supportive.
TransportationNear public transit - Fairly close to public transportation but more suited to driver with vehicle
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required - valid within last 6 months
Agency Details
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Organization NameWest Oakville Preschool Centre, Licensed Child Care Centre
Office Phone905-845-0524
Address & Map
St Volodymyr Cultural Centre (location)
1280 Dundas St W, 2nd Floor
Oakville, ON L6M 4H9
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Mailing Addressc/o West Oakville Preschool Centre 
1280 Dundas St W, 2nd Floor 
Oakville, ON L6M 4H9