Founded in 2011, the Fraser River Indigenous Society (FRIS) is an Indigenous organization providing services and programs for our communities in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, to acknowledge our past, present, and future generations.
Our services are designed to answer the needs of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples and promote a sense of belonging and the space to connect and celebrate. Through our Family Strengthening, Support and Healing Circles, Indigenous Early Years, and Housing Outreach programs, we foster an environment where communities of self-determined Indigenous peoples can live collaboratively.
For more information, please visit our website.About the Opportunity
FRIS currently has an opportunity for multiple Indigenous Infant & Supported Child Development (IISCD) Consultants to join our team on a full-time basis (35 hours, Monday-Friday with occasional evenings or weekends), in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, BC.
As an IISCD Consultant, you will perform outreach visits to provide developmental and resource information, assessments, referrals, and support for Indigenous families and childcare providers to ensure the full participation of Indigenous children. This role is a combination of the Aboriginal Supported Child Development (ASCD) and Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP), and supports First Nations, Métis, and Inuit families/caregivers with children from birth up to 19 years and pre-natal residing in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge.
Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
To qualify, you will have a Diploma-level Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certification, including Special Needs and Infant Toddler Certification or equivalent, as well as a minimum 2 years experience working in ECE.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:
Due to the nature of the work involved and to serve our community in the most effective way possible, we highly encourage qualified self-identifying Indigenous candidates to apply.
This role is best suited towards an easily adaptable, ethical problem solver who is truly passionate about culture-centred family development, and is focused on supporting children and their families, and fostering long-lasting relationships within the community.About the Benefits
The successful candidate will be awarded an attractive $26.85-$29.00/hour, evaluated on skills, education, and experience, as well as the following benefits:
If your passion resonates with our mission in building stronger connections within the communities we serve, don't miss out on this truly rewarding opportunity to make a difference - apply today!
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