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Shop at Thrifty Foods and support TNTLS!

You can easily support Teddies and Toddlers and Little Friends by using a Thrifty Foods Smile Card to purchase your groceries. This program is a great way to support our organization at no cost to you!

Arrange to pick up a Smile Card from us today at 250 338-8445 or admin@tntls.com and ask for Val, Cary or Christine.

 How to use your Smile Card

  1. Load your card at any Thrifty Foods
  2. Shop for your groceries
  3. Continue to reload the card before grocery shopping

Thrifty Foods automatically donates 5% of your grocery bill into our account based on funds loaded from YOU! All funds support our outdoor play area upgrades.

Thank you for supporting us!

Note: Only cards distributed from our office will raise money for Teddies and Toddlers and Little Friends.

Purdy’s Chocolate Fundraiser

The Tchocolateoday N Tomorrow Learning Society is fundraising with Purdys Chocolatier, just in time for Christmas!

If you’d like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Christmas gifts for friends, family and yourself, you can register to shop at this link:

https://www.purdysgpp.com/join/21627

After you’ve logged in or registered for an account, you can use the Shop Online tab to buy some amazing chocolates or invite other members to join and support our fundraiser.

Thanks in advance for your support.

AGM & Community Dinner – Tuesday November 15th, 2016

We would like to invite you to join us for our AGM and dinner on Tuesday November 15th at 5:00pm with Teddies and Toddlers, Little Friends and the Young Parent Prdinnerogram.

There will be a short review and highlights of 2016 and plans for 2017. Food will be served and there will be activities for the children.  There will be a chance to win a free day of daycare in our door prize draw.

Attendance at our AGM helps us with our grant application to receive funds from Gaming Grants.  Please bring friends, family and grandparents.  Kindly RSVP using the link below so we know how much food to prepare:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/today-n-tomorrow-learning-society-agm-and-community-dinner-tickets-28741696187

We look forward to seeing you.

Now Hiring – Early Childhood Educator

We are looking for an Early Childhood Educator who loves to work with toddlers.

Duties Involve:ece

  • Planning and implementing activities
  • Creating individualized programming for children
  • Ensuring a safe, clean and engaging environment for children
  • Interact respectfully with families and team members
  • Provide daily primary care of the children
  • Record children’s’ growth, development and behaviors

 Requirements:

  • Current Early Childhood Educator License to Practice
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Current Emergency Child Care First Aid and CPR
  • Statement from a medical practitioner indicating good health (physically and psychologically suited to working with children)
  • Copy of immunization records

Desired Education/Experience:

  • Current IT License to practice or willingness to work towards
  • Previous experience with infants and toddlers in a child care setting

Competitive wages and benefits package offered.

Contact:

Please apply by fax, e-mail to: Fax: 250-338-8055 Email: teddies@tntls.com

Substitute/On Call Child Care Worker Assistant Needed

were hiringWe are looking for responsible adults who love to work with children.

Duties Involve:

  • Assist in planning and implementing activities
  • Ensuring a safe, clean and engaging environment for children
  • Interact respectfully with families and team members

 Requirements:

  • Be at least 19 years old
  • Have completed a course, or a combination of workshops/courses of at least 20 hours in child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition.
  • Be able to take direction
  • Current Emergency Child Care First Aid and CPR
  • Copy of immunization records
  • Clean Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Clearance (we will facilitate)

Desired Education/Experience:

  • Current Infant Toddler License to practice or willingness to work towards
  • Current Early Childhood Educator License to Practice or willingness to work towards
  • Have relevant work experience.

Competitive wages offered

 Contact:
Please apply by fax, e-mail to:
Fax: 250-338-8055
Email: teddies@tntls.com

Community Volunteerism Donation

CCCU Volunteer Fund DonationThe Chair of our Board of Directors Natalie Robinson was drawn as the winner for March through her Employee Volunteer Program at Coastal Community Credit Union. She chose us as her charity of choice to receive a donation of $ 300.

Pictured-Left to right : Natalie Robinson of Coastal Community Credit Union Comox, Sarah McMahon- Board Secretary Today N Tomorrow Learning Society , Valeri Diamond Admin Today N Tomorrow Learning Society and  Iris Churchill Coastal Community Credit Union Comox.

Thank You Comox Valley

A huge thank you to our wonderful community for donating their recyclables to the Today N Tomorrow Learning Society at the Courtenay Return-it-Depot.  We picked up a cheque today for $ 189.70. recycle cheque

All money raised by returning recyclables goes towards our Young Parent Bursary.  To keep supporting this wonderful initiative, please use account number 143 at the Courtenay Depot and 260 at Comox Depot when returning.  Thanks again for your continued support.

Contract Cleaner Needed

cleaningWe are looking for a contractor to clean and care for our 2 facilities Teddies and Toddlers Childcare Centre and Little Friends Early Learning Centre 3 hours per night (15 hours/week) in order to ensure they are maintained in a safe and healthy manner.

Main Activities Include:

  • Mop floor areas
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Dust all furniture and fixtures as required
  • Wash and disinfect all washroom floors, toilets, toilet seats, hand dryers and fixtures
  • Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
  • Empty all waste baskets and garbage cans
  • Place garbage in outside storage bin
  • Keep outside area near exit and entrance clear of snow, cans, paper, etc.
  • Wash all finger marks from walls, doors, hardware and glass
  • Clean kitchen sinks and counters
  • Maintain storage areas and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner in order to ensure the safety of staff and the public
  • Perform other related duties as required

Knowledge

The applicant must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  • ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
  • ability to work under little supervision.

Skills

The applicant must demonstrate the following skills:

  • effective decision making skills
  • problem solving skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • time management skills
  • ability to work with little or no supervision

Personal Attributes

The applicant must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • be honest and trustworthy
  • be respectful
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Please submit your quote for this contract position to Cary Keighley at: teddies@tntls.com

Job Posting – Early Childhood Educator Sub

job postingTeddies and Toddlers are looking for an Early Childhood Educator who loves to work with infants and toddlers to substitute from time to time as needed.

Duties Involve: Planning and implementing activities, individualized programming for children, ensure a safe, clean and engaging environment for children, interact respectfully with families and other staff members, provide daily primary care of the children such as feeding, diapering, and settling, record children’s’ growth, development and behaviors and work co-operatively with other Early Childhood Educators.

Requirements: Current Early Childhood Educator License to Practice. Current Child Care First Aid. Clear Criminal Record Check.
Desired Education/Experience: Current IT License to practice or willingness to work towards. Previous experience with infants and toddlers in a child care setting.

Competitive wages offered.

Contact: The Today ‘N’ Tomorrow Learning Society, PO Box 3785 Stn Main, Courtenay, BC, V9N 7P2
Please apply by fax, e-mail to:
Fax: 250-338-8055
Email: teddies@tntls.com