Home Child Care Provider

Becoming a Licensed Home Child Care Provider

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We are passionate about providing excellence in early learning and care in partnership with our families and our Licensed Home Child Care Provider Partners. Watch to learn more from Sheila Olan-MacLean, Executive Director for Compass Early Learning and Care and Krista, one of our valued Licensed Home Child Care Partners.

Compass Early Learning and Care is a progressive non-profit organization where we work collaboratively to provide excellence in early learning and care. The richness and uniqueness of our learning environments are an invitation for adults and children to discover together the joy of learning. CELC envisions a place where children are valued as citizens of today; where the principles of democracy guide our relationships with children, families, colleagues and our community.


We are currently seeking nurturing, creative, flexible and resourceful individuals with a passion for children’s learning and development.


  • Peterborough City & County (Apsley, Norwood, Havelock, Lakefield, Warsaw, Bridgenorth)
  • Durham Region (Courtice, Bowmanville, Hampton, Enniskillen, Orono, Newcastle, Newtonville, Kirby, Oshawa, Whitby, Brooklin, Scogog, Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge, Brock)
  • City of Kawartha Lakes
  • Haliburton County (Minden)
  • Northumberland County (Cobourg, Campbellford)

Start Date: Immediate (we will schedule first initial home visit within 10 days of receiving your registration request)

Capacity: Up to 6 children under the age of 13 years (no more than 2 under the ages of 24 months). This includes provider’s own children under the age of 6. (If your child is in Kindergarten, your child no longer is included in ratio during September – June, but you are only allowed 1 under 24 months).

Hours: Flexible – you set your own hours (part day, full day, extended day, evenings, weekends, overnight)

• Access to Family Group Benefits (for a monthly fee)
• Consistent pay cheques
• Eligible for Government Enhancement Grants
• Premium bonus for extended hours (before 7am and/or after 6pm)
• Provider referral incentives
• Access to (a minimum of) 12 hours of Professional Development training/year

Job Requirements and Competencies
• Access to suitable operational space – for up to 6 children (this includes: play, meals, sleep, outdoor areas)
• Have experience with young children
• Show warmth, sincerity and genuine interest when working with children
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Have strong behaviour guidance skills that include problem solving, positive reinforcement and redirection
• Have a valid First Aid/CPR certificate, a current health assessment (including TB test) and a current Police
Vulnerable Sector Check (not more than three months old)

To find out about the different models of Provider affiliation please click here

For more information please contact:

Home Child Care Peterborough
705-749-3488 ext 222
553 Bonaccord St., Peterborough, ON K9H 0K2

Home Child Care Durham
 6-1561 Hwy #2, Courtice, On L1E 2G5

Home Child Care CKL & Haliburton
206 Lindsay St S, Lindsay, ON K9V 3R4