Cowichan Valley Regional District

Supported Child Care Worker

Job Locations CA-BC-Lake Cowichan
Competition Number
Community Services
Cowichan Lake Recreation
Location : Name
Cowichan Lake Recreation

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a casual Supported Child Care Worker in the Cowichan Lake Recreation Division within the Community Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Cowichan Lake Recreation and supervised by the Play & Learn and Afterschool Program Facilitator, the Supported Child Care Worker provides personal care to children (child) aged three to five years old and supports/facilitates the integration of the child into playschool and/or a community program.  This position may also have a reporting relationship to an external agency and may provide input to or participate on the team responsible for determining the child’s care requirements.


Level I:  A minimal level of care; child may require some assistance with speech, social skills, behavior management.

Level II:  Level I plus a more moderate level of care; child may require assistance with more challenging behavior management, violent tendencies, and medication administration.

Level III:  Level I & II plus a higher level of care; child may require assistance with activities of daily living including assistance feeding, toileting and specialized medical care.


  • Secondary school graduation plus college or university courses in Early Childhood Education and Behaviour Management, or training as a Teacher’s Aide, or in Child & Youth Care or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • ECE Certification would be an asset.
  • Experience providing personal care and behaviour management to children aged three to five years old who require supported child care.
  • First Aid Level I with CPR C
  • Certification/training in relation to the child’s needs.

Please click here for full job description and qualifications for this position. 

Hours of Work

Hours of work are based on operational need and may vary to accommodate facility operations. As this is a casual opportunity, there are no guaranteed hours of work. 


This non-union casual opportunity is compensated based on the level of the child being supported.  The range is between $18.13 - $22.41 per hour, as per the Non-Union Wage Scale (2021 rates).


Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume as part of your application. This competition will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applications may be processed as they are received.


Testing may be required during the interview process which is based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications as indicated. In addition, the successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check.


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