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.

Apply by July 25th!

Each year, 12 women are selected to go through our Taking Root Childminding Training. We are looking for women who:

  • Are hard working and reliable
  • Want to work towards getting a job in the childcare field
  • Available to work approximately 5-10 hours a week
  • Have flexible availability
  • Unemployed or Underemployed
  • Live in the Inner-City

Taking Root Childminding Training includes topics such as:

  • Childhood development theory
  • The importance of play
  • Guiding techniques
  • Customer service
  • Inclusion
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Food Handler Certification
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution

Lunch, snacks and childminding provided.

Apply by July 25th!

For more, contact our Director of Social Enterprise at socialenterprise@wcwrc.ca or 204-779-8975 ext. 211.

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