Childcare Program Helper- Student Position

EMPLOYER: KRSS Services - Ottawa's Childcare Staffing Agency


KRSS Services – Ottawa’s Child Care Staffing Agency is Hiring Childcare Workers for our Student Employment Positions!

  • Must be available a minimum of 2-3 days a week from Monday to Friday
  • Working in variety of programs, travel is required within city limits
  • Must be able to accept a variety of shifts

Primary shifts: 

  • afternoon shifts from 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Secondary shifts: 

  • 4-hour shifts midday (10:00am to 2:00pm) and morning shifts (8:00am to 1:00pm)
  • 8-hour shifts (between 8:00am-6:00pm)

Job Duties:

  • Support regular staff as needed
  • Ensure Safety of children by supervising them at all times
  • Toileting Routine including changing diapers
  • Promote physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children
  • provide opportunities to express creativity through play
  • Maintain classroom tidiness
  • Proficiently finds appropriate ways to deal with challenging behaviours and situations, and guides towards a suitable outcome
  • Uses appropriate and positive techniques to maintain those suitable behaviour limits
  • Recognizes, respects and responds to diversity within the program
  • Serves nutritious snacks to the children using proper food handling techniques
  • Helps with laundry, toy/equipment disinfecting
  • The Program Helper is responsible in helping the Lead Educators, Early Childhood Educators and Educators in providing diverse basic care needs including preparation of proper nutritional meals and performing light cleaning duties

Employment Perks:

  • Opportunity for growth within the Child Care industry
  • Easily accessible by public transportation
  • Partially Paid breaks
  • Workshop
  • Management support
  • Opportunity to shine and showcase your skills
  • Diverse work environment in a tight knit team
  • KRSS Services works with a multitude of child care centres across Ottawa-Carleton, giving our employees positive exposure in the industry.


The Program Helper, under the direction of KRSS Services and in conjunction with the Child Care Centre Management, Lead Educators and Staff, help their Child Care Programs in accordance with the individual Program Statement(s) and in their program classroom(s) and the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA).


  • Strong knowledge of child development
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem solver and proactive thinker
  • Effective time-manager and multi-tasker
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with special needs children will be considered an asset

Requirements (candidates that are willing to obtain these documents may be considered:

  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Police Check for the Vulnerable Sector
  • Resume showing related child care experience and/or education
  • Immunization Records showing up to date immunizations
  • Proof of 2nd COVID vaccination


You may be interested in this job if you have experience in the following: Child and Youth Care, Early Childhood Education, Summer Camps, Child Care Centers

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COVID-19 considerations:

All individuals working in child care centres are required to wear a face shield and mask and to constantly wash their hands and to maintain social distancing.

START DATE: 12/01/2022

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