Multicultural Early Childhood Development Worker (Mandarin-speaking)

Job Number: 11670

Title: Multicultural Early Childhood Development Worker (Mandarin-speaking)

Nature: Part-time (20 hours/week)

Number of Positions: 1

Salary: $18 per hour

Location: Tri-cities

 

About the Position:

This position will provide Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and services to the Mandarin-speaking community in Tri-cities area, such as family support, parent education and outreach. The staff will also work in partnership with ECD Service providers in the area to identify ECD service gaps and provide services to meet these needs.

Reports to: Early Childhood Development Coordinator, Family and Community Services Division

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with MECD staff team to plan and implement the programs and services
  • Identifies the ECD service needs for the Chinese community and provides programs to meet these needs
  • Identifies materials that are needed in the Chinese community for translation and to do the translation/proof-reading as required
  • Promotes the service through media and other networks
  • Delivers activities/parent support groups for parents with 0 – 6 years old kids in Mandarin
  • Liaises and collaborates with other service providers, and funders in developing programs, support links and referral networks
  • Assists in the provision of services in the Multicultural Family Resource Centre
  • Fills out all documentation (group records, monthly group statistics, etc) as required in a timely manner and submit to the Early Childhood Development Coordinator
  • Prepares program reports as and when required
  • Attends training and meetings as and when required
  • Provides support to agency wide fundraising initiatives
  • Represents S.U.C.C.E.S.S. in media functions/media interviews as and when delegated by the Program Director

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences/Family Studies or Diploma/Certificate on Early Childhood Education or related discipline
  • Nobody’s Perfect and Parent-Child Mother-Goose Certified an asset
  • Demonstrates experiences in group facilitation and family support work
  • Demonstrates knowledge on child development and knowledge of community resources

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent engagement skills in working with parents and children
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • A good team player with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent program planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and basic internet skills
  • Multitasking and flexible

 

Other Requirements:

  • Clear Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector Check) required (submitted upon hiring)
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Valid Standard First Aid Certification an asset
  • Weekend duties may required

 

How to Apply:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application by May 28, 2019, to [email protected]. Please use the following in your email subject: “MECD Worker”

Resume and cover letter should not be longer than 3 pages. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.