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EarlyOn Centre – Family Resource Worker – Contract Position

The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) is currently accepting resumes for the position of EarlyOn Centre – Family Resource Worker – Contract Position - 3 months to 1 year but not beyond the return of the incumbent.

The Family Resource Worker will report to the Daycare Supervisor. 


Regular full-time hours. Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to meet program needs.


  • Cultivate authentic relationships with children, families, community, and coworkers

  • Coordinate, plan and facilitate programs for parents and children, specifically for, but not limited to, the Dryden Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program participants

  • Ensure that all program environments are conducive to child development outcomes

  • Ensure the EarlyOn Centre room is kept clean, and all programming materials are in good condition

  • Prepares quarterly activity reports including statistics on number of parents and children utilizing the Centre

  • Maintain statistics as it relates to the Centre and ensure submission of reports as required



  • A Two-year diploma in Early Childhood Education is preferred, lived experience may be considered equivalent

  • 1 year experience in an early years or child care program

  • Experience in program reporting

  • Previous experience with budgeting for program expenses is an asset

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to work independently and as a team, with minimal supervision

  • Must have First Aid with infant CPR and WHMIS/GHS or ability to obtain

  • Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector, is a requirement of the employment offer.

  • Up to date immunization record with a 2-Step TB test or ability to obtain

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Awareness & appreciation of Indigenous culture and foods

  • Ability to speak Ojibwe or Oji-Cree is an asset

  • Drivers abstract and access to a reliable vehicle for grocery shopping required and be willing to travel on occasion for business or training

Work Conditions & Remuneration

  • Working in the EarlyOn Centre within the Daycare

  • Offsite programming within the community

  • $22.00 -$30.00 per hour based on qualifications and experience


Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre

74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4

Fax: (807) 223-6275 | Email:

CLOSING DATE:       Open Until Filled

DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage all person to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.

***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****

HWB EarlyOn Family Resource Worker - Contract Position 2024
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