Program Overview – Child Care, Child Care & Family Services

WoodGreen serves over 700 children through seven licensed child care centres in Toronto’s East End and at Pape House. Our curriculum is based on the most up-to-date practices and is designed to respond to each child’s individual needs and interests. In addition to our year-round programs, we also offer summer camp programs. Committed to continual learning and excellence, we work with a variety of partners to deliver our many services for children and families.

What You Will Do

Assist in supervision of children as assigned.
Ensure the safety, health and well-being of the children under care.
Ensure that child care areas are disinfected on a regular basis.
Ensure that kitchen areas are disinfected on a regular basis.
Responsible for wiping tables and chairs before meals/snacks, setting tables, clearing and disinfecting tables following meals/snacks, and assisting in the serving of meals and snacks.
Responsible for doing laundry according to schedule.
Responsible for doing dishes according to schedule.
Responsible for disinfecting toys according to schedule.
Responsible for preparing/handling food in a hygienic manner and for ensuring that all food is kept at appropriate temperatures until it is served.
Responsible for the upkeep of equipment and furnishings, for informing the Manager when replenishment is necessary, and for assessing equipment needs and making recommendations regarding purchases.
Responsible for keeping track of kitchen/laundry supplies and for informing Manager when replenishment is necessary.

What You Bring to the Team

High school diploma.
Valid Food Handlers Certificate required.

What Will Set You Apart

Knowledge of Canada Food Guide.
First Aid Certification (First Aid/CPR C).
Additional training in early childhood is considered an asset.
Experience in food services preferred.
Experience working with children in licensed child care work and activities preferred.
Ability to assist in supervision of children aged 0 to 12 as assigned.
Ability to maintain a safe and healthy environment for children by ensuring that child care and food service areas are well-maintained, clean and disinfected at all times.
Ability to follow a schedule, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
Ability to ensure the upkeep and ongoing availability of equipment, furnishing and supplies required for the operation of the kitchen.
Ability to work in cooperation with other staff to maintain high standards of operation.

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This is a casual position with fluctuating hours with a salary of $15.33/hour.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email, quoting the job title in the subject line.

About WoodGreen Community Services

Who We Are

A United Way Anchor Agency, WoodGreen combines significant scale and a proven track record with an entrepreneurial mindset, continuously seeking and developing innovative solutions to critical social needs.

Now in our 81st year, we are one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto, serving 37,000 people each year.  We’re a group of diverse individuals who value respect, excellence, compassion, integrity, and team work.