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Our mission is to achieve excellence in early learning and child care. We also seek to improve the quality of ELCC services for Canadian families. If your organization feels the same way, let's talk!

Engaging with Canada’s ELCC Sector

Do you have a specific product, service or offering and want to reach Canada’s ELCC sector? The CCCF has unique opportunities for you and your organization to reach child care programs, providers and ECEs using our various access platforms. To find out more, please contact the CCCF.

 

Become a Partner

The CCCF welcomes like-minded organizations within our borders and beyond to partner with us. We are the connection to the ECE sector and workforce in Canada—along with researchers, leaders and policy influencers. Our connections run deep throughout Canada’s NGO and non-profit sector. We are committed to seeking and connecting with innovators and those who want to reach out to the ECE community. To find out more about becoming a partner, contact us.  

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The CCCF and its partners offer a variety of online ECE training courses
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Supporter membership rate $45 CAD. Join now!

Annual Membership rate $0 CAD with the code from your local affiliate. Join now!

Anyone working in licensed child care has to apply for certification. You will find certification information for your province or territory on our child care certification page.

With your resume and cover letter ready (we’ll provide guides for this soon), contact child care centres and introduce yourself! You can call, email, or even message them on social media. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t get a reply. Try again a few days later to give them your resume in person. Remember that due to safety reasons you need to call first. Tell them you live in their area, and that you’re looking for a position.

On our provincial and territorial map we link to child care associations in your area. Follow the link to your association and join today. The associations provide valuable information to anyone starting out in their career. Even experienced ECEs can benefit. You’ll also enjoy valuable member benefits like discounts, meet other ECEs, and become a part of the child care movement in Canada.


If you join your provincial or territorial affiliate, you’re automatically also a member of the CCCF.

All licensed and regulated quality child care programs in Canada require these for the safety and security of children and families.

If you’re just starting out:

  1. Get certified!
  2. Find the requirements for your province or territory
  3. Write your resume and begin your job search. We’ll provide tips on this soon. 
  4. Get your vulnerable sector check and first aid training

Join our Facebook Group and meet other ECEs who may be able to answer your questions

Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) are incredible professionals that have rewarding, important and demanding careers. They work with young children (and their families), ages 0-12, nurturing and educating them, observing and planning for their growth and development while ensuring that they are healthy. They create interactive and dynamic learning environments where children develop social skills, develop cognitive skills and foster lifelong learning. ECEs work in child care centres, classrooms, home child cares, preschool, and parent drop-in programs. You do not need a teaching degree to be an ECE, but you do need your ECE diploma.

Annual Membership rate $90 CAD.
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Annual Membership rate $65 CAD.
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Annual Membership rate $65 CAD.
Join now!