Camrose Women’s Shelter Society operates a 22 bed facility that offers services in support of women and children requiring emergency shelter due to domestic violence, crisis situations or homelessness. We are currently recruiting for the following position:


This position is funded through the Canada Summer Job Program to provide quality summer jobs for youth. As such the position is open to applicants 18-30 years of age only.

The Summer Child Care Worker provides support to children in Shelter through coordination and implementation of in-house and community activities, and encourages and promotes healthy parent-child interaction through example and support. Must be aware of the symptoms of child abuse.

Preferred applicants have experience planning and implementing age-appropriate play and supportive programming for children. Activities may include crafts, outings, sports, exercise, games and learning opportunities. The Worker provides care and maintenance of children’s equipment, including cleaning duties. Ongoing file documentation is required.  The applicant must be prepared to provide childcare for a variety of ages, have compassion, and have experience working with children and families.  Current First Aid, CPR, criminal record and child welfare checks are required. Child Development Assistant certification (formerly ECD level 1) is preferred but the right individual may have the opportunity to earn this certification on the job.
Starting wage: $20.09

This position is full-time (30 hours per week) 8 week position starting June 24, 2019. It includes daytime, evening and weekend shifts.

Minimum Availability required, with the ability to be flexible should the need arise:
  • Weekdays (Monday-Friday) 9am-noon or 1-4pm, with evening shifts (1-7:30pm or 4:30-7:30pm) approximately once per week
  • Saturdays 9am-5:30pm, approximately 2 Saturdays per month

Closing date for all applications:  May 28, 2019

Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Fax:         780-679-4999
                Mailing:  Box 1405, Camrose, AB     T4V 1X3

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.