Meet the Team

Alisha

Manager

Alisha graduated from Nipissing University and Wilfrid Laurier University with her B.A and B.Ed in a Concurrent Education program.

She was drawn into childcare because of her love for how creative and free-spirited children are; it allows her the space to be silly and spontaneous too!

Alisha drove out west (camping along the way) a year ago, and hopes to continue 'living the island dream' in years to come.

Fun fact: Alisha has donated a foot of her hair 3 times. "It grows very fast!"

Amelia

Child Care Leader
-After School Care-

Amelia is currently working on a Community, Family & Child Studies Program diploma at Camosun College. She was drawn into childcare because she finds child development very interesting, and would like to learn more on how to support the children within her community. In her future, she would love to move into Child and Youth care or Social Work.

Fun Fact: Amelia likes to cross stitch!

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Ashley P.

Program Coordinator

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Ashley W.

Program Coordinator

Ashley completed her post-secondary course as a Youth Worker. She has always enjoyed being in a helping role. She began her career as an athletic trainer for a football team, and then moved onto working in group homes. Here is where her passion for children and youth continued to grow.

In the upcoming years, Ashley would like to continue to work in a child/youth-based environment and grow her own family.

Fun Fact: Ashley was a competitive dancer for 17 years!

Claire

Child Care Leader
-Before and After School Care-

Claire is currently working on her Associates Degree in Pre-Social Work at Camosun College.

She is drawn to childcare for many reasons, however, the way children see the world never fails to impress her. She finds it refreshing to hear a child's perspective.

In the next few years, Claire hopes to complete her Bachelor of Social Work, and be working in the community.

Fun Fact: Claire has tried Gingersnaps made with cricket flour (and they were pretty tasty)!

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Emma

Child Care Leader
-Before and After School Care-

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Erina

ECE-Little Wonders Preschool

Erina has 10 years experience working with children in Canada, USA, and Japan. She maintains her ECE and loevss sharing her experiences with children, in order to help them build their own characters. 

In the future, Erina would like to have her own class to teach Japanese and culture.

Fun Fact: Erina and her bestfriend, share the same name, and both have a mole on their chins!

Haley

Child Care Leader

-Before & After School Care-

Haley is currently in her third year of Criminal Justice at UVic. She enjoys working with children to help guide them into being great role models.

Haley would like to complete a degree in Criminology and work with Youth in her future. 

Fun fact: Haley lived in Denmark for a year, attending a soccer academy school.

Janice

ECE Supervisor
-Little Wonders Preschool-

Janice obtains her ECE and has many years of experience in the childcare field. 

She loves the unexpected of each day, and seeing child begin to understand new concepts. 

In her future, she hopes to be puttering around and completing the many projects she has on the go. Maybe even attend a cooking class!

Fun Fact: Janice loves Harleys and has an Elvis Presley shrine. 

Kasey

Child Care Leader 
-Before and After School Care-

Kasey is currently attending UVic and will be finishing her degree in Biology. 

Next, she will be moving on to a post-degree teaching program. 

She is currently working in the childcare field because she loves being around children and wants to gain experience, before becoming a teacher. 

 

Fun Fact: Kasey enjoys baking!

Lee Ann

Executive Director

Lee Ann began her career in the childcare field by being a member on our Parent Board, while her boys were attending VROSC. One thing led to another, and here she's been! In her future, she would like to travel lots and volunteer to cuddle babies at the hospital.

Fun Fact: Lee Ann loved playing softball, and played up until her children came along!

Justine

Child Care Leader
-Before School Care-

Justine has her Bachelor of Social Work degree and has a passion for working with children. She enjoys seeing children learn new things, and watching that moment when a child succeeds. 

In her future, she would like to return to school to get her Masters degree in Counselling, and gain more education around play therapy.

Fun Fact: Justine has been skate boarding for 23 years and absolutely loves the sport!

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Kendall

Child Care Leader

-Before & After School Care-

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Savroop (Roop)

Assistant Manager -

Currently on Maternity Leave

Savroop attended UVIC majoring in Psychology. She was drawn to childcare, because she has always had a passion for assisting in making the world a little brighter for children.

Savroop will soon be having her first child! In her future, she would like to continue to explore the world around us, and to one day continue her education.

Fun Fact: Savroop is very creative and has an artistic eye! She loves painting and sketching.

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Suzy

Child Care Leader
-Before and After School Care-

Suzy has graduated from the Early Childhood Care & Education program at Camosun College. She currently has children of her own that are now teens, and misses the little ones (which she now gets to see in OSC)!!

In her future, she hopes to still be working in Out of School care or as a Preschool Teacher. 

Fun Fact: Suzy is obsessed with reality TV!

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