Gonzales Preschool Wreath Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again!  To raise money for our cooperative school, we’re selling beautiful wreaths and ‘door swags’ from Wildwood Evergreens, a Vancouver Island family-run business. You have ONE WEEK left to order!

Wreaths are 22” wide and undecorated, for $25.

Door swags are 24” long and decorated with conesfor $22.

Order deadline is Wednesday, November 10th, with pickup on Saturday, November 27th from 10am-12pm outside of St. Phillips Church, at 2928 Eastdowne Road.

These are beautiful, long-lasting, and amazing smelling decorations made by a family farm in Courtney! We love supporting them, and hope you will support our school with your purchase.

Inclusion Educator position available

Job Description – Inclusion Educator

Summary: The Inclusion Educator will provide care and instruction to assist in the integration of the children requiring extra support in the preschool

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with child/ren toward meeting specific developmental goals laid out in Individual Program Plans 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents, co-workers and staff from community organizations
  • Provide positive guidance to children following practices in Gonzales Coop Preschool Guidance Policy, as set out by the Vancouver Island Coop Preschool Association (VICPA)
  • Follow Learning Through Play philosophy in the preschool program
  • Support the ECE and ECE-A in supervision of all children in the program
  • Follow all Health & Safety protocols and procedures in preschool
  • Assist with general housekeeping
  • Performs other related duties as required


  • Have completed a course, or a combination of courses, of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety, or nutrition
  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Current Criminal Record Check
  • Demonstrated customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant work experience
  • Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 

Working Conditions:

  • Works in a variety of indoor and outdoor activity spaces

Days of work and pay:

  • Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8:45 – 12:45
  • $18.50 – $21.00/hour – dependent on experience

Please contact Jen via email VP1.gonzalescooppreschool@gmail.com

Nature in the classroom