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22-027 Parent Child Educator


POSITION: Parent Child Educator

PROGRAM: Prevention – EarlyON Child and Family Centre

LOCATIONS: Sheppard site and Bathurst Finch site

POSITION DETAILS: Part-time 0.6 FTE, 4 Month Contract w/ Possibility of Extension   


The Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health at SickKids (GH-CCMH) is a child and youth mental health centre integrated with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). GH-CCMH is undertaking an ambitious agenda to establish a revitalized academic community mental health centre that provides the highest quality of care, combined with excellence in teaching and community-based research. GH-CCMH is  located across two sites in Toronto and offers both in-person and virtual care to clients and their families, from prevention and early intervention through assessment, counselling and therapy and intensive services. We are also connected to the continuum of mental health services for children and youth supported by SickKids: the Brain and Mental Health Program, the SickKids TeleLink Mental Health Program, the SickKids CCMH Learning Institute and our online resources through AboutKidsHealthFind out more about GH-CCMH.

We are seeking applicants for a Parent Child Educator position. The successful candidate will be expected to work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays at our 1645 Sheppard location or our Bathurst Finch Location.  The successful candidate will be working primarily with our families in our EarlyON program, providing Parent Child Groups and children’s programs in person.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivers primary prevention and early intervention services for children and families within our Centre and the surrounding community.
  • Identifies needs and determines service plans for children from birth to 6 years of age, and their families.
  • Liaises, consults and makes referrals with community professionals to coordinate and plan appropriate service delivery
  • Demonstrated multicultural experience and is sensitive to socio-cultural values and differences.
  • Coordinates and implements new services, or modifies existing services, to meet the needs of families new to Canada.


  • College diploma or equivalent, in Early Childhood Education (RECE), where the incumbent gains formal training in child growth development, and behaviour, as well as training in adult education and group facilitation, life skills training, multiculturalism, and supervision.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working with children birth to 6 years of age and families, with an emphasis on parent education, training and group dynamics.
  • Experience working with special needs children and their families.
  • Experience using developmental tools such as the ASQ.
  • Skills in program planning and experience in building collaborative partnerships in a diverse multicultural community.
  • Proven organizational skills and excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated multicultural socio-economic sensitivity.

Vaccination Requirements:

As a health care centre, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff.  As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our clients, families and our staff.  Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date. Should there be an exemption of vaccination based on a medical, or human rights reason, proof will need to be provided, in addition to participation in regular COVID-19 testing based on exposure risk as well as participation in vaccine education. All offers of employment are conditional on meeting these minimum requirements, failure to comply will lead to offer of employment being immediately rescinded.

Interested applicants are asked to forward their résumés and cover letter by August 19, 2022 to:

Human Resources – SickKids CCMH

FAX:  (416) -633-7141   E-mail:

 In the subject line of email, please quote the: competition number, position title and where you learned about this opportunity

We are seeking applicants internally and externally

CCMH at SickKids is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity and value inclusion. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of racialized groups, and persons of all genders and sexual orientations.

The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustain our organization and guides our interaction within our diverse communities.

Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.



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22-027 Parent Child Educator

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