KidsFirst North/EYFRC - Program Designer

Job No: NLSD142
Location: La Ronge and Sandy Bay

Early Years Family Resource Centres provide families with children prenatal to age five access to reliable information, programs and services to support their child’s development & family wellness. They provide early learning opportunities for young children through play-based activity and programming, parent education, family wellness and support as well as information and referrals to other services that support child and family development.

If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of others and would enjoy working for an organization that is progressive and embraces change, full of opportunity for personal and professional growth, values and supports the individuality of its employees and their ideas, KidsFirst NORTH is currently hiring.


Location:  Early Years Family Resource Centre - La Ronge

Location:  Breaking Trails Family Place - Sandy Bay

Start Date: As soon as possible

FTE: Full-time 

Term of Employment: Continuing

Salary and Benefits:  Salary is based on education and experience.  An excellent benefits package is offered.

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education; OR,
  •  Level III Early Childhood Certification or a degree in the Human Services field, with extensive knowledge
    of quality early learning environments.
  • Equivalent experience &/or education may be considered.
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with community partners.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • Must possess effective communication skills (both oral and written) as well as strong problem solving and
    critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Possesses strong computer skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, have access to a reliable vehicle and obtain a $2,000,000.00 business
    liability insurance policy.
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours as required by the position

The suitable candidate will be able to perform the following duties:

  • Develop strategies that address both short- and long-term sequential childhood development in children zero
    to five and the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers.
  • Utilize a strategic approach to translate theory into practice and oversee and guide implementation of
    strategic programming at both Early Years Centres to ensure consistency with strategy and approach.
  • Use pedagogy and expert knowledge to mentor existing staff, assess and plan for staff development needs to
    ensure high quality, reflective practice, research-based services, and the delivery of intentional programming.
  • Devise approaches to support parent and caregiver understanding of child development and support positive
    parent-child relationships.
  • Work with other staff to support this work and ensure that programming connects to child's developmental
    outcomes, intentional practice, and key takeaways for parents and caregivers.
  • Use existing resources to support community development initiatives, ensuring that the Centres are
    embedded and aligned with other early years services in the communities and play a role in the support and
    development of children and families in the communities.
  • Create or build partnerships with early years partners to enhance and expand programming at the Centres.
  • Nurture the organizational reputation within the communities as the trusted place for early years resources
    and information.
  • Implement provincial recommendations identified through provincial strategies and priorities with a focus
    on creating easier access and “one door” service approaches.

Please submit your letter of application, resume, three professional references, and a current Criminal Record Check (file upload options are available at the end of the application).

For more information, please call Rebecca Clark, Program Manager at 306-425-0633, or Rhonda Fiske, Assistant Program Manager at 306-425-8443.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that present and past employers may be contacted.

We welcome diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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