Our 1,500+ members of staff are trained to the highest standards in understanding the needs of children. PLASP's non-discrimintory hiring practices create teams of staff from diverse backgrounds that support and build positive relationships with the children, families and communities where our programs are located.
We take time and care when choosing our kindergarten and school age staff, making sure that the candidates we choose are warm, nurturing and caring people who connect well with children, families and the community.
All PLASP school age and kindergarten program staff hold a valid Standard First Aid Certificate with level C CPR, and a clear vulnerable sector criminal reference check. We recruit Registered Early Childhood Educators, as well as candidates with Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), Child and Youth Worker (CYW) and Child and Youth Practitioner (CYC) designations. All staff hired to work in our kindergarten and school age programs meet the Ministry requirements under the Child Care and Early Years Act. Staff also particiapte in additional training courses through PLASP.