Government of Ontario and Canada Resources

Find, Hire and Train Workers - Resources for Employers

Hiring Employees - Writing Job Descriptions, Screening and Interviewing Applicants, etc.

Hire a Diverse Workforce - Tools and Resources to Help Employers Adopt Inclusive Hiring Practices and Recruit a Diverse, Talented and Skilled Workforce

Training Employees - Employee Orientation, Mentoring and Coaching, Continuous Learning, Organizational Learning, Training Needs Checklist, etc.

Business Benefits Finder - Find the Right Programs and Services, Whether You're Starting Out or Scaling Up

Employment Equity Act

Growing Together Ontario’s Early Years and Child Care Workforce Strategy

Other Employer Resources

Youth in Niagara - Supporting Youth Employment and Aspirations (Niagara Workforce Planning Board)

Strategies for Immigrant Inclusion in Canadian Workplaces (Niagara Workforce Planning Board)

YMCA of Niagara Employment Services - Services for the Employer

Making Space for Emerging Leaders is Key to Building a Better Nonprofit Sector (Ontario Nonprofit Network)

The Complete Guide to Hiring & Retaining Early Childhood Educators, (HiMama)

Enhancing the Recruitment and Retention of Quality Staff Through Culturally Responsive Practices (HiMama)

Employee Onboarding, Retention and Development (HiMama)

How to Improve Teacher Retention in Early Childhood Education (HiMama)

Employee Engagement and Retention Infographic (Workforce Collective)

Solutions to Help You Attract Qualified Talent (

Webinars for Employers (

Recruiting Strategies (

2023 Recruitment Handbook (Charity Village)

Resources Borrowable through the ECCDC Lending Library

HR Toolkit for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector (CCHRSC); Catalogue Item #5468

The Art of Leadership - Developing People in Early Childhood Organizations (Exchange Press); Catalogue Item #6314

From Hiring to Firing (Paula J. MacLean); Catalogue Item #1448

The Child Care Director's Complete Guide - What You Need to Manage and Lead (Christine A. Schmidt); Catalogue Item #6551

The First-Time Manager's Guide to Performance Appraisals (Diane Arthur); Catalogue Item #5031

The Right Fit - Recruiting, Selecting and Orienting Staff (Kay Albrecht); Catalogue Item #150

Taming Turnover - Creating Strategies for Employee Retention (Paula J. MacLean); Catalogue Item #1455

Performance Management in Early Years Settings, A Practical Gude for Leaders and Managers (Debbie Garvey); Catalogue Item #6970

Build Your Dream Team - How to Recruit, Train, and Retain Early Childhood Staff (Thomasa Bond); Catalogue Item #6975