Job Posting

Out of School Care Worker - Maternity Leave Position

Employer Name: 
Roots & Wings
Job Location: 
Grand Forks, BC

About Roots & Wings: Roots and Wings is a full-service childcare center, operating in Grand Forks, BC. The center offers fulltime daycare, preschool classes, and out of school care for elementary children. We are a small operation, that holds quality care as a top priority – as such, each and every staff member is crucial for the center’s success.

About the Position: The primary part of this position is to operate the Out of School Care (OOSC) program here at Roots and Wings. This is a program where children age 5-12 come to our center for care after school Monday through Thursday, and all day on Fridays.

About the Program: The OOSC program will often include field trips, and the job can include walking long distances at times. Often our OOSC children will walk downtown for games or snack. While this is a maternity leave position, there is potential for the right candidate to continue working after the leave is covered. The hours of this position are not negotiable, we need an employee that is ready and able to work all hours the program is running.

Employment Details: ASAP - August 31, 2020 | Hours: 25-35 hours per week | Wages: Competitive with great benefits after probation.

Job Summary

  • Provide quality care to all children
  • Ongoing measurement and documentation of child progress
  • Setting up a safe and inviting learning environment
  • Creative program planning with developmentally appropriate activities
  • Creating partnerships with families and the community o   Daily cleaning and organizing as scheduled / needed    o   Picking up children from Perley Elementary (walking)


  • Experience working with children and implementing programs
  • Valid First Aid Certificate with Child safe
  • Employment in this position is contingent upon a successful Criminal Record Check
  • Work well independently and with a team
  • Must be emotionally and cognitively able to work and care for children in a child care environment
  • Must be physically able to work and care for children in a childcare environment and lift a minimum of up to 40 lbs.


Posting Will Expire: 
Friday, November 29, 2019
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 

Please submit resume by email to: or phone 250.444.0758 for more info.

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