Now Hiring: Maternal Child Health Worker Capacity Building Opportunity

Position Summary

Position Title:
Now Hiring: Maternal Child Health Worker Capacity Building Opportunity

Reports to:
Maternal Child Health Coordinator

Permanent, full-time (35 hours/week) Union position

3 Boat Ramp Road, Brentwood Bay, BC

Application Package:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter including salary expectations

Email application package to Lori Fitzgerald,
CPHR at [email protected]

Deadline: 4:00PM on June 16, 2023

Job Summary

The Tsartlip First Nation is pleased to invite applicants to apply to the permanent, full-time Maternal Child Health Worker position in the Health & Social Department. The Maternal Child Health Worker is a capacity building opportunity for someone interested in entering into a career in Maternal Child Health. Maternal Child Health care provides support to pregnant women in our community to experience healthy pregnancies, and to support parents of infants and young children and their families in helping children to develop optimally into adulthood. The Maternal Child Health Worker supports activities focused on early childhood learning and development for First Nation’s children from birth to age 12 and their families. This position is covered under the collective agreement between the Tsartlip First Nation and the BCNU.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Incorporates the core components of culture and language, education, health promotion, nutrition, social support, and parent and family involvement into programming delivery;
  • Focuses on early childhood development, in a culturally appropriate manner, to support the spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical growth of a child;
  • Encourages parents and the broader First Nations community to play a role in planning, implementing and evaluating programming;
  • Supports parents attending Health & Social programming;
  • Supports and encourages children in enjoying life-long learning, and supports parents, guardians and extended family members as the primary teachers;
  • Sets up and takes down program activities;
  • Assists with cleaning and disinfecting equipment and materials, loading and unloading the dishwasher, and laundering linens as required;
  • Shops for program supplies, snacks etc. as required.


  • Diploma or certificate in Early Childhood Education an asset; and
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a daycare or other ECE environment an asset;
  • Experience working with parent-child programs and solid understanding of child development (birth to age 12) or willingness to learn;
  • Experience implementing curriculum and achieving outcomes an asset or willingness to learn;
  • Knowledge of the W̱SÁNEĆ culture and SENĆOŦEN language an asset;
  • Valid FoodSafe Level 1 certificate or willingness to undergo training;
  • Possession of a valid WHMIS certificate or willingness to undergo training;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and reliable vehicle plus a clean driver’s abstract and appropriate insurance is required;
  • Valid Child Safe first aid and CPR certificate as per the funding requirements or willingness to undergo training;
  • Clean criminal record check with Vulnerable Sector required.

Preference may be given to those having knowledge of the W̱SÁNEĆ culture and traditions

How to Apply

Please apply by emailing your application package, including Resume, Cover Letter and salary expectations to:

Lori Fitzgerald, CPHR
[email protected]

OR by clicking on “Apply for Job” button below.

Application Deadline 4:00PM on June 16, 2023