staff qualifications and requirements

Full time staff is unionized with CUPE Local 2484-09.

A majority of the staff is Registered Early Childhood Educators with the Ontario College of ECE and hold a valid First Aid Certificate. Each program is staff by at least one RECE, who has been specifically trained to support the development of children from 0-12 years.

All staff is required to undergo a Criminal Reference Check at the time of hire. The Criminal Reference Check is a precautionary measure designed to screen out potentially unsuitable employees/volunteers and to help ensure the safety and well being of all children served by Orde Day Care.  The CRC is intended to be one part of an effective screening process that assists the centre in recruiting the best possible candidates.  The CRC will also help ensure that our centre is fulfilling its legal, ethical, and moral responsibility to the clients it serves.