Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society


Employment Opportunities

On-Call Child Care Worker


Under the supervision of the Child Care Centre Supervisor, you will be responsible to provide an early learning program conducive to the needs of Aboriginal children, 3, 4 and 5 years of age.  Child care providers not only look after children making sure they are safe and given the correct nutrition, but they are also responsible for keeping them stimulated. Typical day-to-day activities might include developing the child's language through storytelling, or improving their social skills by giving them teamwork projects such as building sandcastles. They may also give children creative activities to complete such as painting or dancing.



  • Provide and  implement lesson plans/activities a pre-school early learning program
  • Keeping in mind that each child is unique in their developmental level, strengths and interests
  • Provide educational and cultural teachings and/or opportunities
  • Consult with Wisdom committee on matters related to delivery of Culture and Language
  • Ensure all children receive appropriate screening (Ages and Stages Questionnaire) throughout the year
  • Follow up on screening referrals
  • To assist children and families in accessing community activities
  • To provide other related activities, time to time
  • Provide written reports (case notes) on a weekly basis
  • Be familiar with and abide by policies set forth by the agency
  • Be familiar with Alberta Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act.
  • To attend regular staff and/or parent meetings as scheduled
  • To participate in additional training as assigned by the director 
  • Abide by the Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society’s Code of Confidentiality

REPORTING LINE: The Teacher is directly accountable to the Childcare Supervisor



  • B.Ed. or other human resource related degree/diploma or at least 3 years of experience
  • Alberta Child Care Certification (min status 'Worker' formally level 2)
  • Combination of education and experience
  • Ability and experience working with First Nations children
  • Awareness and understanding of Aboriginal culture and issues
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • CPR & First Aid certification
  • Must submit a Child Welfare and Criminal Record Check.
  • Class 4 driver's license

Ongoing Application

Please submit your Cover Letter, Resume, Copy of Diploma/Degree, Criminal Records Check and Child and Youth Information Module to:

Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society

241 Stafford Drive North Lethbridge, AB T1H 2A5

Email: humanresources@opokaasin.org

Phone: (403)380-2569

Fax: (403)327-6775

Opokaa’sin thanks you for your interest!

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.