Andrea G

I am someone who gets along with everyone, but I suppose especially well with children since I...

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I am someone who gets along with everyone, but I suppose especially well with children since I have often been told that I have a special way with them. I just love playing, creating, teaching, learning and sharing with children! I am warm, compassionate, creative, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, hardworking, honest, trustworthy, humble, sincere, empathetic, and intuitive. As a child caregiver, I strive to actively listen, calmly and clearly communicate, be fair and fun. I will respect, adapt to and support the nature of each child, along with the respective nurturing style of each parent in order to provide the best possible care. This means that I depend on the parent to dictate my style of childcare. Whether it be laid-back or more regimented, recreation-focused or education-focused, or a mix, I am fully committed to meeting the needs of parent and child. To get a better idea of who I am, check out this video of me which was shot when I was granted the 2014 Global Changemaker Award by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC). *Important Note Re: Certification (e.g. First Aid, etc.) - other than my Food Handler Certification, all my certification has expired but I am ready and willing to become re-certified immediately upon receiving a position. CAMP COUNSELLOR - YMCA Day Camp and Moorelands Wilderness (Overnight) Camp -Worked with approximately 10 children and youth at a time, aged 6-16. -Planned and facilitated various activities that entertained campers and helped them to develop character, confidence, core values and skills -Thoughtfully listened to campers and assisted them to meet their individual needs and goals -Helped to mediate and resolve conflicts between campers when they arose -Led the Skills and Leadership Training Program and facilitated the development of teamwork and leadership skills in youth participants, as well as guided a six day canoe trip AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM VOLUNTEER - The Stop Community Food Centre -Worked with approximately 6 children at a time, aged 6-12. -Assisted the program facilitator in engaging participants in fun, hands-on activities that teach skills necessary to grow, cook, and select healthy food, and encourage positive attitudes towards healthy eating -Helped to prepare nutritious and delicious snacks for the program participants COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT - Black Creek Community Farm -Worked with approximately 15 children and youth at a time, aged 6-16. -Engaged school groups in fun and educational activities related to farm ecosystems and farming SCHOOL GARDEN ANIMATOR - YMCA of Medellin, Colombia -Worked with approximately 20 children and youth at a time, aged 5-16. -Facilitated hands-on activities to develop ecological literacy, agro-ecological practices, as well as leadership and skills building among students -Established productive gardens in schools along with students and teachers -Fostered an appreciation for nature among children and youth participants

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Email Address
Phone Number 416-823-...
Years of Experience 4
Age Group
Pay Hourly
Work Eligibility
Number of Children 5
Twins Or Multiple Children Yes


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