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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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 Team Leader –School Age will be responsible for the day to day operations of the School Age program that consists of morning, lunch and after school time as well as no school days programming. This position also gives support to the preschool program through out the day. 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.


The Children First Society in Inuvik, NT is licensed for up to 127 attendees, ages 6 months to 12 years old. The Infant Practitioner will provide quality care for the children during their developmentally rich first years of life. This position will provide for the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social well-being of infants. Under the direction of the Infant Team Leader the position will follow the policies of the board and NWT Day Care Regulations to ensure a quality infant program.


As Child Care Support you will have an understanding of child development, experience working with children. Knowledge of child care safety and care. In this position you will assist the full time staff with the day to day care and programming for children 6 months to 12 years of age.  The ability to play spontaneously with children is a must. Flexibility and strong team player are two important skills for this position.


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