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ABC Head Start is comprised of inter-related program areas that work together to achieve success in learning and life. As a member of a Head Start team you will work with families, Teachers, Classroom Assistants, Social Workers, Home Educators, Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), Primary Health Care Nurses, Preschool Therapists, volunteers and other supports within the school and community. The work we do at ABC Head Start moves us toward fulfilling our mission - working with families and their preschool children to achieve success in learning and life.

Openings All employees are required to have a current (within 6 months) Criminal Record Check and Intervention Record Check through Children's Services. We strongly recommend that you start this process before you apply for a job at ABC Head Start as it is a condition of employment.

 

How to Apply

ABC Head Start is a member of the Edmonton Human Resources Cluster, a group of not for profit charitable organizations providing a wide range of human services in the Edmonton community. We encourage you to visit jobs posted with our Cluster agencies for information about career opportunities at: http://careersforcommunity.ca

The Agencies in the Edmonton Human Resource Cluster include:

Currently, there are 2 open competitions and please click on the link provided for more information: 

To submit your cover letter and résumé, please e-mail the ABC Head Start Human Resource Consultant at hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include the position in the Subject Line of your email. We would like to thank all applicants for your expressed interest in ABC Head Start. Candidates who are considered for the positions will be contacted by the Human Resource Consultant. Resumes submitted may be used to fill future competitions. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

 

ABC Head Start Award Recognition 

 

The Spirit of ABC Head Start

Purpose:

In May 2016, we launched The Spirit of ABC Head Start, a shared commitment and accountability to the shared values and environment we wanted to create and work in together. To assist us in making this commitment a deliberate part of day to day work and interactions with each other, individual and team/group awards have been established based on the six key areas of the Spirit of ABC Head Start.

The Spirit of ABC Head Start.pdf

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate the 2017 Award Recipients of the Spirit of ABC Head Start. One award was presented in each of the six areas at the annual Staff Appreciation Event on June 5, 2017. 

WE EMBRACE DIVERSITY – Laurie Nichol

WE CREATE OUR ENVIRONMENT – Jennifer Robson

WE FOSTER STRONG RELATIONSHIPS – Maria Elena Carballo-Pineda

WE COMMUNICATE CLEARLY – Christina Sand

WE ASSUME POSITIVE INTENT – Shannon L. Keats

WE CHOOSE OUR ATTITUDE – Karen Marsh

 

Ann Babb Outstanding Service Award

Purpose:

Ann Babb is a caring and compassionate woman who has a passion for education.  She is a committed and hard working woman who has given 30 years of her life to empower children and families to succeed in the face of adverse conditions.  She is a leader and a support for her friends, colleagues and co-workers and is committed to the work that she does.  Ann has dedicated her career to supporting ABC Head Start’s success in the Edmonton-area through many adversities and challenges.  She is an advocate and a champion in the area of early learning and care and her efforts have not gone unnoticed. 

This award is in recognition of the work that Ann Babb has contributed to ABC Head Start, the staff and the families.  Her tireless work effort and her immense compassion always make those around her feel welcome and empowered. 

Recipients will receive a bursary of $1000 to apply to continuing education (includes Professional Development that is directly related to the recipients current position).  They will also receive a commemorative award.  

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate the Award Recipients of the Ann Babb Outstanning Service Award.

2016 - Shannon L. Keats

2017 - Leidia Siffledeen

At ABC Head Start we believe the best way to help children is to strengthen families and community. As we work together in partnership we benefit from the shared enthusiasm, energy and ideas that each partner contributes. Community support ensures the continued success and sustainability of ABC Head Start. Every year volunteers donate thousands of hours of time in classroom and non-classroom activities. Find out how you can get involved today!

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