Summary Home Child Care Provider in British Columbia
Find key facts and figures about working as a home child care provider. The following information is applicable to all Home child care providers (NOC 44100).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Home child care providers care for children on an ongoing or short-term basis. They care for the well-being and physical and social development of children, assist parents with child care and may assist with household duties. They provide care primarily in their own homes or in the children's homes, where they may also reside. They are employed by private households and child-care agencies, or they may be self-employed.
High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
Median wage in British Columbia
The job prospects are fair in British Columbia
advertised in British Columbia
- Assume full responsibility for household in absence of parents
- Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
- Shop for food and household supplies
- Travel with family on trips and assist with child supervision and housekeeping duties
- Wash, iron and press clothing and household linens
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