Childcare Educator – Young Parents’ Program

Job Title Childcare Educator – Young Parents’ Program
Type of Position Permanent – Part Time
Schedule 18-20 hours/week
Hourly Salary $16.33/h


Mission Statement

Our mission is to work with youth to promote their physical and mental wellbeing. Our approach is preventative, non-judgmental, and holistic with a fundamental commitment to providing an environment that welcomes youth without discrimination. We facilitate social change and the empowerment of youth based on their current needs within our community and society at large.


Employment Equity

In line with our mission, Head & Hands recognizes that experiencing marginalization and oppression often brings both challenges and valuable skills and perspectives. People of colour, people with disabilities, women, two-spirited and queer people, trans people, and other candidates who experience marginalization are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to a creating a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve.


About the Childcare Educator position

here are 2 Childcare Educators who work at YPP as a team and offer respite to our parents during the program on Wednesdays and Fridays. Together they plan, organize and supervise program activities for all children which include coordinating the educational themes & activities according to the developmental needs of the current children attending.

In order to offer high ratios of children to adult, the childcare educators also work with a group of volunteers. Therefore they are responsible for training and supervising these volunteers.



Requirements & Assets



  • Be eligible for Subvention Salariale with Emploi Quebec


  • Bilingualism spoken, written a plus
  • Available on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Background in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • A commitment to harm reduction and anti-oppression principles
  • Excellent time-management, personal organization, attention to detail


  • Empowerment based work with marginalized families
  • Strong familiarity with current needs of Montreal families
  • Active listening
  • Experience specifically with 0-3yrs.old
  • Experience supervising and training volunteers
  • Experience with the Batshaw system 


Application Process

Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter to with “Attn: Childcare Educator Committee in the subject line. Applications can also be submitted by fax to (514) 481-2336 or in person at 5833 Sherbrooke West. Guidelines for preparing your CV and cover letter are available on our website. No incomplete or late applications will be accepted.

Applications are due by August 11th, 2017 at 10:00am. All candidates will be sent a confirmation that their application was received, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further. We are aiming to hold interviews for this position during the week of August 21th, and the target start date is the beginning of September.