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ACCRR Program Assistant, Full-time (35 hrs per week)

The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is a Centre of Excellence for Indigenous early learning and child care. BCACCS undertakes research, develops training and resources, and provides services and leadership to support Indigenous communities throughout BC to create high quality, culturally respectful, spiritually enriching community child care services that are based in the child’s culture, language and history.

Job Summary
BCACCS is currently seeking a full-time candidate for the position of Aboriginal Child Care Resource and Referral (ACCRR) Program Assistant. Reporting to the ACCRR Manager, this is a core position that ensures the effective and efficient operations of the training and education opportunities offered by BCACCS. The position provides a variety of administrative and event supports to the ACCRR Manager, Advisors and overall program.

Principle Duties
• Supports ACCRR Program Manager, Advisors and the functioning of the ACCRR program.
• Assists with coordination and administration of in-person and online training events.
• Triages and responds to all ACCRR information and program requests and supports program admin/shipping needs.
• Assists with the creation of ACCRR cultural curriculum materials and resources.
• Manages payment for training events (invoicing, record keeping, facilitation fees).
• Coordinates the assembly and shipping of the Moe the Mouse Curriculum Kits.
• Acts as administrator for Child Care Recognition Award and Mary Thomas Scholarship.
• Other duties as required.

Skills & Qualifications
• Minimum 2 years post-secondary education.
• Educational background in administration, business, project management or human sciences preferred.
• Experience in administration.
• Excellent oral and written communication required.
• Demonstrated computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other computer and online meeting software.
• Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
• Must be able to work independently, create and manage workplans, and work as a member of a team.
• Ability to work in a culturally safe manner.

Additional Qualifications
• Knowledge of/experience in Indigenous organizations, non-profit, and/or the early childhood field.
• Graphic design or writing/editing experience.
• Experience in event planning.
• College or University education in Early Childhood Education or experience in the field.

Must reside in the lower mainland. Must be able to work from a home office as well as work on site in our West Vancouver office as required. Must have a valid driver’s license and operational vehicle and be willing to travel occasionally. Must be available to work Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm plus weekends or evening occasionally on request. Successful applicants must follow established BCACCS Code of Conduct, agree to a criminal record check, adhere to BCACCS COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy and Provincial Health Office COVID-19 Guidelines.

Salary Range:
$24.00 – $26.00/hour (commensurate with qualifications and experience). There is also an extended health plan and pension plan available after a 3-month probationary period.

Closing date:
Open until a suitable candidate is found
Start date:
As soon as possible

How to apply:
Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how you meet requirements and send to [email protected] citing “Application for ACCRR Program Assistant” in the subject line. All applications must include cover letter and resume as one document in PDF format.
In accordance with section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal ancestry.

We thank all who apply. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Heath and Safety

The College ensures the health and safety of all staff, students and community by following the official guidelines set out by the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia; local health and safety authorities.

TheCOVID-19 safety and response plans developed by the institution are intended to provide a comprehensive safety plan and support the return of international students. The intent is to mitigate risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The plans apply to domestic and international students; faculty and staff; community and the public; and external contractors.

There are ongoing updates to the regulations regarding entering Canada due to the COVID-19 situation.

International students on study permits continue be allowed into Canada for institutions assessed to have appropriate measures in place to ensure that the students who attend the institution can meet applicable obligations with respect to the mandatory quarantine.   Please refer to the website below and/or contact the College for updates.


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