Childcare Provider - PT

700 Railway Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 1P4, Canada Req #815
Thursday, July 13, 2023
As an employer with a strong commitment to health and safety, the Town of Canmore will take every reasonable step to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its employees and others from the hazard of COVID-19. The Town has determined that it is necessary for the protection of its workplace to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all its employees as a further control in mitigating the hazard of COVID-19. This new directive and related procedures outline the requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless unable to receive vaccination due to an accepted medical reason. Therefore, all prospective candidates may be respectfully asked to:
  1. Disclose vaccination status during the hiring process (in a respectful and confidential manner
  2. Provide documentation to support vaccination status prior to a job offer   
  3. Participate in our rapid testing program and meet our vaccination deadlines for single-dose vaccine candidates

The Town of Canmore is currently looking for dedicated, passionate and enthusiastic Child Care professionals to work with us at Elevation Place- Little Bears Den!

Why work for the Town of Canmore? For starters, you can take great pride in our collaborative organization, its positive work culture and our amazing group of talented people who genuinely care about our community and accomplish outstanding work each and every day for its citizens.  You will have the opportunity to join a Recreation team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about the promotion and development of community physical, social, and mental wellness. As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to positively impact the community through the delivery of meaningful, creative, and inclusive recreation programs and services designed to support families, children and youth.


Position Overview:  This is the perfect job for someone who strives to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their natural creativity, leadership and relationship building skills. Working out of Elevation Place, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with many talented people within our organization and in the community to deliver exceptional youth programming and services that serve to enhance children and families quality of life. With this diverse role, you will have the ability to further develop your skills as you provide support to essential infant and toddler care on site at Elevation Place.  Safety of participants is your number one priority, after having fun! Therefore, this role will help you build on your excellent leadership skills as you support our team of caring and compassionate childcare workers, helping to ensure that children are receiving a high standard of care while they are participating in any and all programs.


Please click here for the full position description.


Attributes:  Are you looking to share your passion for working with children and deliver meaningful and impactful programming to the community? Do you have the ability to lead people, establish trust and cultivate meaningful and collaborative relationships with children, families and coworkers?  This is the ideal position for a team player who is positive, energetic, and motivated by caring for and working with children of all ages. To be the best fit for this position, you have a genuine interest in working with children and families and have previous experience with youth program implementation including caring for children in a formal setting, day camps, coaching or instructing youth.  You are an active individual who likes to be busy, enjoys balancing multiple priorities and takes initiate to get things done and solve problem creatively.


Qualifications/ Position Requirements:

Minimum of a secondary school diploma/GED- Required.

Post-Secondary education or practice-based training in education, recreation administration or a related discipline - Strong Asset.

Previous Experience working with children - Required

First Aid and CPR (Level C)- Required.

Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search – Required.


Salary & Benefits:

Pay Rate: $20.51

Part- Time Permanent Position (24-hour work week)

Health Care Spending Account

Generous RRSP matching plan

Personal development & learning opportunities

Positive work culture

Work-Life Balance


Closing Date for Applications: This posting will remain open until filled. 

How to Apply: To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single document (PDF or Word) and click the apply button.  


To help us learn more about you, in your cover letter please clearly detail the following:


  1. Why do you want to be a Childcare Provider for the Town of Canmore Recreation Team?
  2. What skills, experience, and (most importantly) attitude will you bring to enhance the team and enrich our community?
  3. Your level of familiarity with Elevation Place, recreation, and youth programs?
Note: Please include copies of any relevant child care or first aid certifications!
Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and documentation, including driver`s abstract and records checks.  The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Town of Canmore is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, colour, race, gender, ancestry, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Operational
  • Hiring Rate $20.51
Location on Google Maps
  • 700 Railway Ave, Canmore, AB T1W 1P4, Canada