Careers

WINGS is a nonprofit organization in Edmonton that helps women and children who are escaping domestic abuse by delivering secure long-term housing, counseling, life skills education, and social programs. We are committed to maintaining a positive and engaging workplace for all employees.

“WINGS has the capacity to reduce suffering and to enable these people to change direction. It’s turning a corner, it’s the promise of hope. If just one woman gets healthy and is safe to parent their children, this has a tremendous ripple effect through generations.”
– Program Coordinator at WINGS

Job Openings

Join an amazing team atmosphere and help make a positive change in the lives of women and children in our community.
Interested in joining our team? WINGS is accepting applications for the following positions:

Child Care Worker Assistant

WINGS is currently accepting applications for: Child Care Worker Assistant. There are 3 positions available.
Note: This is a temporary summer student position which ends September 2, 2022.

Time Period and Hours of work:

  • Start Date – May 24, 2022
  • End Date – September 2, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8:30am-4:30pm
  • 5 hr/wk
  • $15.00/hr

This position is partially funded by the Government of Canada Summer Jobs program and as such all applicants must be:

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30
  • A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applications will be screened as they are received, and this position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The successful applicant will:

  • Work well in a team environment and have good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Be in good physical health as this position requires continuous physical activity.
  • Work well with people including children – especially those vulnerable.
  • Work well as a team, as well as independently.
  • Take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Join a great team atmosphere and help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable women and children in our community! Must be energetic and have a passion for working with children of all ages: 3months-18years.

Responsibilities to the Program and Families include:

  • Early child development work in WINGS’ onsite childcare; working with children ages 3 months – Kindergarten.
  • Various administrative duties and tasks relating to client and program needs, including organizing paperwork for clients.
  • Assisting the Facility Coordinator with general cleaning and facility organization.
  • Light building maintenance – watering flowers, painting projects, monitoring the playground.
  • Helping to prepare apartments for families to move into – including cleaning, creating welcome packages, decorating apartments, and replenishing household items.
  • Helping with the daily operation of WINGS onsite donation program, which includes the sorting and organization of new and gently used clothing and household donations which are donated for the families from our community.

In July and August – implementation of WINGS Summer Camp Program – Working with children and youth ages 6-18yrs. Responsibilities include:

  • Helping to prepare and execute the children’s daily summer activities, ie. outdoor recreational activities and field trips, help prepare daily snacks and special lunches.
  • Help to organize special event days for all the children and moms including Canada Day, Tie Dye Day, Petting Zoo Day, Civic Holiday, Jackie Parker Park day, Pizza parties etc.
  • Ensure that the children’s program and sports equipment is organized, clean, and stocked.
  • Provide a warm, friendly, caring atmosphere to foster the healthy development and learning of children who have experienced family violence. This includes safety planning.

Required

  • Current Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Child Intervention Check
  • Full vaccination proof required
  • Full PPE is required for shift following the protocols and procedures set by governing agencies.
  • $15.00/hr.

South East Location, Edmonton.
Resumes to:  adminsupport@wingsofprovidence.ca
No phone calls please

Child Care Worker

WINGS is currently accepting applications for: Child Care Worker.
Note: This is a temporary summer student position which ends September 2, 2022.

Time Period and Hours of work:

  • Start Date – May 24, 2022
  • End Date – September 2, 2022
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9am-5pm
  • 5 hr/wk
  • $15.00/hr

 This position is partially funded by the Government of Canada Summer Jobs program and as such all applicants must be:

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30
  • A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applications will be screened as they are received, and this position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Join our dedicated team of Early Childhood Educators in WINGS’ Rocky Forest Daycare. The Rocky Forest Daycare and Out of School Care (RFD & OSC), provides trauma informed, quality care, in a nurturing environment. The Daycare is able to accommodate up to 33 children ages 3 months to Kindergarten, and the Out of School Care allows for 16 children, 6 to 12 years. The Daycare assists the families living in WINGS safe housing with trauma informed care and specialized early education programs designed to support the children’s growth and development in all areas. We provide an opportunity for children to feel safe to explore their imagination and creativity through play.

Join a great team atmosphere and help make a difference in a child’s life! Must be energetic, in good physical health, and enjoy working with preschool age children.

Responsibility to Program and Families

  • Provide continuous supervision and ensure the health and safety of children enrolled in the daycare.
  • Be a positive role model in order to build children’s social, interpersonal skills and self-esteem by establishing routines and positive guidance that allow children to feel secure, comfortable, and safe.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities related to working with children, lifting, bending, standing, climbing, and walking.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and adhere to confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • Record daily observations of children’s behavior and activities.
  • Work as part of a team; assisting each other with planning and implementing program along with a cooperative effort to ensure the policies and philosophies of the program are upheld.
  • Communicate with parents regarding their children in a professional, caring, and respectful way.
  • Take preventative measures against hazards to physical safety with toys and equipment.
  • Help prepare daily nutritious snacks and hot lunches for the children.
  • Set up rooms and areas for various activities such as lunch, naps, games, etc.
  • Ensure that all play areas are set up and maintained in a clean, orderly, and safe condition.
  • General cleaning duties, when you are not needed to be with the children; dusting, sanitizing toys, and whatever else requires cleaning.

Required

  • Current Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Child Intervention Check
  • Full vaccination proof required
  • Full PPE is required for shift following the protocols and procedures set by governing agencies.

South East Location, Edmonton.
Resumes to:  rfdccoordinator@wingsofprovidence.ca 
No phone calls please

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