ECE/Support Worker (Full Time)


Friendship House


The ECE/Support Worker position will work collaboratively with the ASCD Consultant and AECD team. This position involve working primarily in the ASCD Program, and in the AECD programs of the Friendship House: KIDS Daycare, ASCD, Preschool.

The Friendship House ASCD Program is an inclusive program that supports children, and their families.


  • Directly supervise and care for children ages, 0-11 years and youth; and in addition work in daycare ages 30months to 5 years as required; within licensing requirements
  • To read, understand and follow all Friendship House, and Child Care Community Living Facility Licensing and legal requirements, including Infant Toddler, Daycare Multi Age curriculum standards; ASCD Special Needs curriculum
  • To facilitate the planning and implementations of a consistent child development, create care plans, work with professionals for speech & language, occupational therapists, consultants, child care workers, and families for the needs of the child
  • To maintain and complete administrative tasks in an accurate manner and within prescribed timelines, including (but not limited to) staff scheduling, incident reports, files, inventory, supply ordering
  • To coordinate events, activities, workshops for childhood educators, activities and curriculum for children and to support families
  • To establish and maintain positive daily communication and interaction with families, providing quality client service and bulding meaningful relationships
  • To develop and maintain positive working relationships with staff, volunteers and key community stakeholders
  • To work with centre staff and volunteers to maintain a well-organized, safe and clean enrvironment, including all activity and program areas, common spaces and washrroms
  • To set an example for professional appearance and conduct and maintain those standards among the staff team
  • To interact directly with the children, providing quality care and creative program
  • To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families, and staff
  • To attend uphold Friendship House as a whole in its entirety in a positive and respectful manner; and according to Friendship House Mission Statement
  • Identify and work with existing agencies who are working in the field
  • Develop & implement ASCD programming, space and equipment with KIDS Daycare, Preschool, AECD Department, support teams and community organizations
  • Knowledge of Community & Cultural Traditions
  • Attend applicable workshops, and continue with training
  • Parent literacy support
  • Outreach to support clients in outlying communities
  • Administratvie duties: registration, ECE files, knowledge of licensing regualtions, ECEBC code of ethics, & policies. Knowledge of Friendship House practices & movement., budgeting, reporting, statistics, knowledge of ASCD Program, Policies and Procedures


  • Early Childhood Edcuator License to Practice required; Infant & Toddler and/or Special Needs certification required; and/or ECE Diploman or some courses taken in Infant & Toddler with intention of completion in timely manner
  • Infant/Toddler, Special Needs Educator License to Practice Required; and or in the process of completing, and/or Social Work Diploma or Degree
  • High level of organizational and client service skills
  • Punctuality, & attendance crucial to successful work in this position
  • Diplomas, certificates or other evidence of training related to child growth/development, an asset
  • Experience working with children in a child care setting
  • Current First-Aid Certificate
  • Successful CRC required; and medical clearance
  • Must have historical connection & knowledge of local First Nation’s People and Community
  • Ability to maintain a healthy working relationship with clients, co-workers, community
  • Leadership training an asset
  • Working with knowledge of Windows, MS Office, Excel an asset


We thank you for your interest in the FHAPR, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Closing Date

Jan 18, 2019

How to Apply

Submit Resume with cover letter with 3 local references by January 18, 2019 @ 4:00pm, in person to:

Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert
744 Fraser St. Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1P9
Or by email to
Attn: Executive Director