Crossing guards are needed in Vaughan!

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Do you have a passion for road safety and enjoy working outdoors? Do you want to make a difference in children’s lives but also want a job that fits your lifestyle? If this sounds like you, apply now to become a school crossing guard for the 2022/23 school year! 

Crossing guards play an essential role in helping children and families safely travel to and from school each day. The City of Vaughan has crossing guards who have been employed by the organization for 20, 25 and even 30 years! Some benefits include:

  • regular, part-time hours.
  • weekends, holidays and summers off.
  • early morning and afternoon hours, leaving the bulk of the day free for other activities.
  • up to three shifts per day – one in the morning, one at lunch and one in the afternoon; however, most locations only have two shifts per day.
  • shift times vary depending on location and range between 35 to 90 minutes.

The City is hiring crossing guards for the following locations:

  • Teston Village Public School in Maple (Ahmadiyya Avenue and Bashir Street East)
  • Father John Kelly Catholic Elementary School in Maple (Cromwell Road and Empress Road)
  • Elders Mills Public School in Woodbridge (Napa Valley Avenue and Monte Carlo Drive East)
  • Charlton Public School in Thornhill (Rimmington Drive and Joseph Aaron Boulevard North)

Watch this video to see what a day on the job is like. You can also visit for more information.

If you are interested in this opportunity, email your resumé to with "Crossing Guard" in the subject line or call Meaghan Van Kuik, School Crossing Guard Co-ordinator, at 905-832-8577, ext. 6179. 

School crossing guards further support the City's commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of citizens while creating active, safe and diverse communities, which is a priority in the Council-approved 2018-2022 Term of Council Service Excellence Strategic Plan. 

Safety in school zones is a joint priority for the City's Transportation and Fleet Management Services, By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services and Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service departments. Together with York Regional PoliceYork Region, York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board, the City is working to ensure the safety of all community members. Visit for more information. 

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