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Our Vision

We envision a future where happy and healthy children grow up to become healthy and happy adults who benefit Inuvik and society as a whole. The Children First Society’s child development services help children to achieve their greatness!

The Children First Society is thriving, accessible to all families, and operated sustainably.

For more detail, please see Strategic Plan Actions 2019 – 2021.

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Staff

The key to a quality early childhood learning environment is staff training and consistency. Our staff includes full-time and part-time individuals who have acquired or are working on specialized training in Early Childhood Education and orientation to the NWT Child Day Care Act. We encourage and support our staff to pursue ongoing professional development opportunities. All staff members are also trained in First Aid and CPR. CFC has an Executive Director, Accountant -Office Administrator, and Facitities Manager that work together to oversee daily operations, Program classrooms are staffed based on the child-to-caregiver ratios as set by the NWT Child Day Care Act. 

Staff work together as a team to ensure the interests and needs of the children and their families are supported. Our staff are trained to deal with any difficulty that may develop during the day. They will help your child explore the world through various activities, and will help your child learn acceptable behavior in an atmosphere of warmth and care.

Current Job Openings

The Outreach Program Coordinator

Under the guidance of the Executive Director, this position plans and directs the Outreach program of the Children First Centre. The position is responsible for the development and implementation of community activities and programming for young children and their families. This includes is accountability for the care of the children, supervises staff, and is responsible for license compliance. The Outreach Coordinator has responsibility for the daily operations of the Outreach Program and the Centre, including, but not limited to: enrolment, staffing, training and development, employee relations, parent relations, Health and Safety, and electronic data management. The Outreach Coordinator monitors and coordinates the provision of nurturing, inclusive activities, and developmentally appropriate education to meet the needs of children of lnuvik within a safe and healthy environment.

Follows requirements of all municipal, territorial, and federal regulations; follows policies and procedures identified in the NWT Daycare Act; and follows the policies and procedures of Children First Society.

JOB_Description__Outreach Program_Coordinator Dec 20021

The Preschool Support will assist with the care of children and the safety and cleanliness in the preschool programs. Under the direction of the Executive Director the position will follow the policies of the board and NWT Day Care Regulations to ensure a quality preschool program.

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION Casual

The School Age Support will assist with the care of children and the safety and cleanliness in the preschool programs. Under the direction of the Executive Director the position will follow the policies of the board and NWT Day Care Regulations to ensure a quality school age program.

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION school age practitioner

The position provides care and guidance and assists with meeting individual needs for children, in the school age program. Children First Centre is a licensed daycare with 120 spaces for children aged 6 months – 12 years old.  Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Team Leader, the position will follow the policies of the board and NWT Day Care Regulations to ensure adequate care, supervision and a developmentally appropriate program for the school age children ages 2-4 years of age.

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION school age developmental support summer student

As an infant Program Support you may be interested in beginning in the field or have some experience caring for infants, or perhaps you have worked in a child care centre. You may have taken some workshops or courses in child development.  Your experience in caring for children will allow you to work with the program team to give good care to the children in the infant program.  You enjoy the idea of nurturing young children to grow and develop in a positive way. You are willing to learn about the new NWT Day Care regulations and follow policies and procedures of the Board to ensure a safe environment for infants and infants.

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION Infant support

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