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Welcome to the Cotlands jobs listing page. Cotlands is a dedicated non-profit organisation and is on a mission to increase access to high-quality, play-based early learning experiences. Through our innovative toy libraries and early learning playgroups, we empower ECD practitioners through skills-based training, equip under-resourced ECD centres with educational resources and toys, and educate parents on various early childhood development topics. If you want to join our dynamic and passionate team at a leading NPO that has a strong national presence, you’re in the right place! Explore exciting career opportunities with us and be part of a meaningful journey to shape the future of early childhood education.

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Employee Value Proposition

The Cotlands Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is our commitment to our dedicated team members. Through our core values, comprehensive benefits, and rewarding opportunities, we pledge to cultivate and enhance your talents and skills while honoring your unwavering dedication to our noble cause.

Employer of choice

We are a leading early childhood development organisation. We are defined by our more than 8-decade heritage and our responsiveness to adapt to the needs of our beneficiaries. We have a strong presence in seven provinces. We continuously strive for a high-performance culture, wanting children to thrive in their formative years.

Holistic wellbeing

We recognise that a healthy, happy and motivated workforce is critical to our organisation's success. Cotlands offers several unique benefits that demonstrate a commitment to employee wellness.We also offer peace of mind benefits in life, disability insurance and funeral cover.

Professional growth and development

The shift to lifelong learning is essential as we navigate the rapid pace of change. We provide impactful learning experiences through CotlandsIgnite™ and robust career possibilities, ensuring that our people are continuously up-skilled, reskilled and future-fit to thrive.

Exciting and meaningful work

Cotlands is a place where you can bring your purpose to life through your work. To do meaningful work means that all of our people make a contribution and create a positive impact in the lives of children. We strive for excellence in everything we do, leading to our success.

Diversity and inclusion

Our commitment to creating an all-inclusive culture and our ability to embrace and leverage our diverse talent, beneficiaries, suppliers and the communities we operate allows us to emerge more impactful and purpose-led. We celebrate our diversity and believe that all employees have a voice.


Cotlands offers a unique culture where play is our core value. We strive to have fun in everything we do, and celebrating together is essential. We are a family that cares for each other as colleagues and people with families, interests and lives outside of work.