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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 2015 – 2018.

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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, Office Administrator and Team Leaders that work together to oversee daily operations, and 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 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 and the Team Leader 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 Outreach Program Coordinator will be responsible for connecting with community partners and participants to develop outreach programs for young children 0-8 years of age and their families. Under the direction of the Executive Director the position will follow the policies of the board and various NWT Regulations to ensure quality drop in programs.

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION Outreach Program Support

This is an on call basis with potential for a determinate full time position August 2020 – May 2021.

The Kitchen Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Kitchen. This includes developing and preparing a nutritious menu for morning snacks, lunch and after noon snacks as well as special events. Under the direction of the Executive Director the position will follow the policies of the board and NWT Day Care Regulations to ensure nutritious food and a clean, healthy environment.

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION Kitchen manager Casual

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