Taking Root is a one-year work experience program for women who want to work in childcare. Participants complete 10 days of free training then work as part-time childminders with our Happy Sprouts Childminding Services.

The Program currently offers casual employment opportunities to an average of 30 childminders and provides safe, fun and interactive care for children for over 40 community agencies.

Next intake: Summer 2018

We also offer Child Care Assistant training. 

For more, contact our Childminding Coordinator at or 204-779-8975 ext. 211. 

It gave me a chance to learn about working with kids… I appreciate the experience

Boost community participation! With our Happy Sprouts Childminding Service, you can increase access to your services, programming or gatherings for local residents and families.

Our childminders have gone the extra mile to guarantee:

  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Criminal Record & Child Abuse Registry Checks
  • Fun, Nurturing and Supportive Care

Childminding Request Form

For more, visit or contact our Childminding Coordinator at or 204-779-8975 ext. 211 to learn how to becoming a hiring organization. 

Fantastic and very accommodating
-Hiring Organization