Cowichan Valley Regional District

Casual Early Childhood Educator Assistant I

Job Locations CA-BC-Shawnigan Lake
Competition Number
Closing Date
Community Services
South Cowichan Recreation
Location : Name
Shawnigan Lake Community Centre

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications for the casual Early Childhood Educator Assistant position at the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre in the South Cowichan Recreation Division within the Community Services Department. Reporting to the Child Care Coordinator and under the primary direction of the ECE Instructor, the ECE Assistant I works with the ECE Instructor to develop and implement the Preschool or Group Care programs, including adhering to licensing policies and guidelines.


  • Minimum Secondary School graduation and an Assistant Certificate from the Early Childhood Education Registry Program.
  • Early Childhood Education license to practice would be an asset.
  • Valid Class 4 BC Driver’s License would be an asset.
  • Licensing requirements include: must be 19 years of age, a certificate of health, three letters of reference and a criminal record check.
  • Child Care Licensing Approved First Aid Course.
  • Experience working in a Licensed Child Care setting.

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

Hours of Work

Casual hours of work are set during hours of operation which are typically Monday through Friday with split shifts occurring between the hours of 7:00 a.m. ‑ 6:00 p.m.  Hours of work are based on operational need and may vary to accommodate facility events.


This non-union casual opportunity has a starting wage of $25.76 per hour (which is $21.98 per hour base rate, plus an additional 6% pay in lieu of benefits, 6% pay in lieu of vacation and 5.2% pay in lieu of statutory holidays), as per the CVRD non-union wage scale (2023 rates).

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date indicated above. 


Note that testing may be required during the interview process. Testing is based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description.


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