We thank you for your interest in joining our team
In alignment with Provincial Health orders for community health facilities and in alignment with the values of OSNS, all employees  and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  By applying, you are confirming that you are or will be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine and agree to provide evidence of your vaccination status as part of your on boarding process and during the course of your employment at OSNS 

OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is a vibrant, not-for-profit organization with a long history of providing clinical habilitation/rehabilitation and support services to children and their families. We work in a family-centered, child-focused environment with a strong sense of team at all levels. We are continuously evolving to incorporate best practices and provide excellence in care.

We currently have the following opportunities. Click on the title to learn more!

  • Early Childhood Educator - Permanent Full-Time

  • Early Childhood Educator - Casual

  • Handy-Person 

  • Behaviour Interventionist

Seeking Permanent Full-Time Early Childhood Educator 

At OSNS we are innovative, inventive and always looking for ways to inspire the curiosity of children. We are an integrated, multidisciplinary team. We like to have fun. We use play-based models. We are lifelong learners. We want to help every child reach their next developmental milestone.

The children we get to spend our days with are fast-paced, so we are too. Children deserve people who are passionate about their development; we are.

We seek collaborative team members who are willing to grow, learn and share for our Penticton Early Childhood Education programs.

Qualifications, Abilities and Attributes

Early Childhood Educator License to Practice (with preference for Infant Toddler and/or Special Needs License to Practice)

Current First Aid certificate

Experience working in a childcare/preschool setting

Professional references

Demonstrated personal and professional attributes that align with OSNS Mission, Vision and Values

Able to attend staff meetings and other training as scheduled

Available for shifts between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check

All Associates are required to wear masks and regular sanitizing must be conducted.

We would love to hear from you and welcome qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter

We wish you every success.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, candidates must confirm to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine and agree to provide evidence of your vaccination status as part of the OSNS on-boarding

Seeking Casual Early Childhood Educator, ECE Assistants and Responsible Adults 

At OSNS we are innovative, inventive and always looking for ways to inspire the curiosity of children. We are an integrated, multidisciplinary team. We like to have fun. We use play-based models. We are lifelong learners. We want to help every child reach their next developmental milestone. 

 

The children we get to spend our days with are fast-paced, so we are too. Children deserve people who are passionate about their development; we are. 

 

We seek collaborative team members who are willing to grow, learn and share for our Penticton Early Childhood Education programs.

 

Qualifications, Abilities, and Attributes

  • In the absence of ECE or ECEA license, candidates must have diplomas, certificates or other evidence of recent training related to child growth/development, health and safety or nutrition. 

  • Current First Aid certificate

  • Experience working in a childcare/preschool setting

  • Professional references

  • Demonstrated personal and professional attributes that align with OSNS Mission, Vision and Values

  • Able to attend staff meetings and other training as scheduled

  • Available for shifts between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

  • Ability to provide an acceptable criminal record check

  • All associates are required to wear a mask

 

We’d love to hear from you and invite qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter with the attention to:

          Ginnie Weston, Early Childhood Development Manager

          OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre

          ginnie.weston@osns.org 

OSNS is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for a position with OSNS however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Seeking a Handy-Person

We are currently looking to hire a part time handy person on a casual / on call basis to help support our Centre. This position would suit many lifestyles, especially those looking to stay active, while maintaining a flexible schedule and working with a great team. Our facility is subject to the wear and tear that a daycare and treatment facility must endure at the hands of our tiny clientele. We are looking for someone to help us keep our space hazard free and safe for the children and families that visit us.

 

Basic handy-person duties include:

• General property care and maintenance

• Seasonal basic landscaping (mowing lawns, garden care, raking, snow removal)

• General maintenance including minor electrical and plumbing repairs as needed

• Assembly and installation of new furniture, equipment and toys

• Repair toys and / or play equipment

• Upkeep of sandpits, outdoor play structure and wooden picnic tables

 

What you bring:

• Well-rounded person that has a great personality, is proactive, accountable, courteous, dependable         and enjoys being around children

• Experience 5-10+ years of home maintenance / repair

• Experience in electrical and plumbing is a plus

• A "can do" attitude able to complete work in a timely manner

• Team player who can work independently

• Follows Health and Safety measures as determined by OSNS, Childcare Licensing and WorkSafe BC

 

Requirements:

• Must have current Driver's License and submit to a background check

• All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

 

Interested? We’d love to hear from you and invite qualified candidates to submit a resume to: hr@osns.org

          

OSNS is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for a position with OSNS however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Seeking a Behaviour Interventionist

OSNS is looking for casual staff with strong attention to detail, great communication and interpersonal skills, and data collection abilities. Interventionists in our Autism Interventionist Program implement individualized therapy programs in a one-on-one setting with children who have received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Full training and ongoing mentoring are provided.

 

This role provides the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary group including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, interventionists, early childhood educators, and family support workers. Children are busy and fast-paced – so are we. Every week of work will be different and you will navigate your way with enthusiasm, problem-solving skills, and humour. Flexibility, curiosity, creativity, and multi-tasking are key given the ever-evolving nature of our work with children.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a health-related field is preferred

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Physical capability to perform the duties of the position

  • Able to represent our Centre’s vision and values with spirit and professionalism

  • Use of personal vehicle may be required

  • All associates are required to wear a mask

We’d love to hear from you and invite qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter to hr@osns.org with the attention to "Hiring Manager" 

OSNS is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for a position with OSNS however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $23.29 per hour

 

COVID-19 considerations:
To protect the health and safety of our employees and the children we care for, candidates must confirm to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine and agree to provide evidence of your vaccination status as part of the OSNS on-boarding