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Atisha G.     Age 28      Female      Toronto, ON  - Wallace Ave
 
Member ID: 120822 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
 
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  About Me
 
Hi there, it's nice to virtually meet you :)

My name is Atisha, and I am a passionate child/youth caregiver and a registered Social Service Worker (RSSW) with over 10 years of experience working with diverse populations of children/youth and their families in various settings/roles.

It is my belief that my interpersonal and communication strengths and ability to connect with children/youth of all ages and establish trusting relationships position me to thrive in this wonderful field. With my solid background in childcare and early childhood education, college/university coursework, specialized training, and my caring personality - I am confident that I can provide excellent and diverse childcare services for your family.

Lastly, I believe that childhood is such a critical and wonderful time, and I would love to do everything I can to help foster the utmost joy and fun into their lives utilizing my patient and fun-loving nature to earn overall trust and build long-lasting relationships. I look forward to speaking with you and hopefully becoming a part of your child/children's life and contributing to their happiness :) 
 
 
Valid Driver's License:
Yes 
Has a Vehicle:
Yes 
Can Swim Well:
Yes 
Smoking Status:
Non-Smoker 
Comfortable with pets:
Yes 
Languages spoken:
English, English, Some Spanish 
 
My Nationality:
Canadian 
Police Check:
Willing to obtain 
Eligible to work in Canada:
Yes 
Civil Status:
 
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
 
 
 
  Work Experience & Education Background
 
10 years experience, 2 references
CHILDCARE PROVIDER EXPERIENCE:

- Responsible for implementing daily routines, undertaking appropriate creative and outdoor activities in addition to assisting with homework and accountable for all tasks relating to the care of children.
- Developed strong relationships with parents, proven to be reliable and trustworthy not only to care for children within the home but to drive the family automobile to ensure children's schedules were maintained; praised for creating fun and safe environments for the children in alignment with parent goals and expectations.
- Attended to the basic needs of children/youth; prepared and served meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines and respective of cultural and/or dietary needs; efficiently completed routine care and responsibilities as required.
- Planned and facilitated various age-appropriate activities to encourage socialization and developmental milestones; provided a variety of sensory materials in order to promote creative play, motor-skills, and safety.
- Supported and provided tutoring services to increase confidence and skills in various subjects.

CHILD/YOUTH SUPPORT EXPERIENCE:
- Delivering individualized services and didactic child/parent interaction support to children/youth up to 15 years of age who experience mental health and/or developmental challenges and their families (including in the home).
- Focused on developing social skills, emotional regulation and self-esteem for children/youth.
- Assisting parents/caregivers in achieving their self-identified goals to facilitate the child’s optimal development and/or functioning; established rapport and consistent relationships with each child and their families in order to build trust.
- Supported families on issues like: Infant stimulation, child development, behaviour management, transitions, routines, stimulation, play and creative activities, adaptive functioning by organizing and facilitating evidence based, evidence informed practices and specific interventions to children and parents/caregivers.
- Created and implemented mindfulness-based strategies to support children during stressful situations, increasing self-awareness and preventing stress for both the parents and other children.

CHILD/YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATION EXPERIENCE:
- Planned, participated and coordinated daily therapeutic cultural, recreational and social programming for the children and youth in the program; ensured the current developmental needs of children/youth were met by actively providing daily therapeutic opportunities for all program participants; Ensured the safety, well-being and basic needs of the children and youth by monitoring them and providing care according to the specifications of policies and procedures.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE:
- Organized and supervised recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social well-being for 30+ children and families in the community of Pickering, Ontario.
- Developed effective and appropriate strategies to support children in managing their behaviour and emotions.
- Gained leadership skills through the facilitation of activities and discussions with the children.
- Assisted in the Centre’s daily tasks and routine which include play time, meal time and learning activities.
- Guided children in development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits; documented child attendance and progress against goals.
 
 
 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children, twins, triplets  
Education/Training:
High School, Graduated High School or Equivalent, College, Bachelor's Degree, CPR Training, First Aid Training, College Child Education Courses 
- Postgrad Certificate in Mental Health and Disability (2022) - Honours Bachelor Degree in Community Mental Health (2021) - Ontario College Diploma in Social Service Work (2020)  
 
  Job Preferences
 
Seeking work as a :
Nanny or Babysitter or Nanny/Housekeeper or Nanny/Tutor 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
30 - 40 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   Less than 3 months
 
   3 - 12 months
 
   1 - 2 years
 
   greater than 2 years
 
   As Long as Needed
 
   Summer Position
 
Will work with up to:
Three children 
Childcare Duties:
   Cooking
 
   Light Housekeeping
 
   Running errands
 
   Preparing meals
 
   Transporting children
 
   Children's Laundry
 
   Limited/light housekeeping
 
   Occasional supervision of childrens friends/guests
 
   Help with homework
 
   Adhere to special dietary rules (vegetarian, kosher, lactose intolerant, etc.)
 
   Packing Children's lunches
 
   Planning activities for the children
 
 
Desired Start Date:
November 25, 2021 
Desired Salary:
$22/Hour or Negotiable salary 
Will work at night:
Yes 
Willing to relocate:
No 
Will care Special Needs Children:
Yes 
Will travel with the family:
Yes 
Housekeeping Duties:
   Keep a grocery list
 
   Initial preparation of family's dinner as directed
 
   Full meal preparation and service
 
   Keep the kitchen tidy during work hours
 
   Feed pets during work day as directed
 
   Walk dog and/or pet care
 
   Plant care (indoor)
 
   Family laundry
 
   Family sheets/towels and other linens
 
   Grocery shopping regularly as directed
 
   Dust/Vacuum entire house, minumum weekly frequency
 
   Sweep kitchen floor daily
 
   Mop Kitchen floor weekly, minumum weekly frequency
 
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
 
   Empty kitchen trash as required
 
   Errands, including dry cleaning, as directed
 
 
 
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE: Crisis Responder/Peer Mentor (Kids Help Phone) - Responding to incoming interactions from children/youth across Canada with concerns related to suicide, offering emotional support and resources, and carrying out a suicide risk assessment to determine the level of risk to the service user. Intensive Support Program Assistant (Toronto District School Board) - Worked collaboratively with youth, parents, school personnel and other service providers, by developing individualized and effective service delivery plans using a strengths based and youth and family engagement perspective. - Developed competencies in the areas of identification, planning and implementation of effective intervention strategies for children with moderate to severe enhanced learning needs including ASD, ADHD, social/emotional challenges, trauma, academic and mental health concerns. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: - Registered Social Service Worker (RSSW) - Standard First Aid & CPR – Level C - Psychological First Aid I & II Certification - Crisis Responder Certification - Adverse Childhood Experiences & Resilience Certificate - Reducing Stress & Promoting Resilience in Young Children Certificate - Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Early Trauma Certificate - Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Certification - G license, clean driving record.