OSC Staff Bios



ROBERT has been working in Child Care for over 18 years. He started working with children with Autism while studying at Langara College. He is a certified Education Assistant. He recently completed his Early Childhood Education (ECE) and is now a certified ECE Educator. Robert favorite part of working with children ages 3 - 12 years old, is being a silly and fun child himself. Robert loves working in a diverse and ever-changing environment. On his off time, Robert enjoys trying out new exciting foods and travelling to find new adventures, mainly from food.


ESTRELLA is a proud mother and a grandmother. She has her ECE from MTI College and has been an auxiliary worker at Britannia Childcare since 2010.  Estrella also works for the Vancouver School Board as a CTA 1. Estrella has supervised and coordinated the Kidsafe program at Grandview Elementary School. She also supervised the KidsFirst Project where she facilitated baking projects for students. She volunteers at Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, teaching ESL to new immigrants. Estrella has many years of experience working with children and families; “working with children is my passion”.


Masuma is a certified ECE Educator.  She enjoys doing sewing projects with children, besides playing badminton, cooking, baking, playing board games, reading, laughing and listening to children telling their stories. She believe in building safe and caring relationships. She is originally from Bangladesh and a mother of three children.   She believes in listening to the children and following their interests which can best support their natural learning. She also encourages a welcoming and inclusive environment that inspires opportunities for children's freedom to explore and create.


JULIA is a certified Responsible Adult and has an architecture background from Brazil. She loves all things art & crafts related and igniting young imaginations. She enjoys being outdoors, making memories with kids, and helping them grow. She strives to ensure and to create a safe space where children can explore, create, and dream freely. Julia cares deeply about the environment and enjoys sharing this passion with children, showing them how to love and care for the planet.


RAYMOND has been working in Child Care for almost 10 years. Born and raised in Vancouver, he brings a wealth of knowledge from being a member of the community. Having worked at Kensington and Trout Lake Community Centre, he comes to Britannia with a drive to create a program full of fun and excitement. Ray enjoys cooking and watching sports in his spare time. He hopes to one day attend a NBA or NFL game.


RAVEEN started working with children at the age of 16 at Raycam Community Centre, while attending Britannia secondary. After graduating high school, she began her studies in criminal justice, while getting experience working at other centres such as Coal Harbour and Strathcona community centres. Raveen comes from a big family and have 2 dogs that she loves. She enjoys drawing, board games, and building. She is excited to be apart of the Britannia OSC team and looks forward to getting to know all the families!




MERANDA is originally from Thailand; she has been in Canada since 2013. She completed her Early Childhood Education Assistant certification in Canada in 2014. She has over 10 years of child care experience, internationally. Meranda has worked at many child care centres in Vancouver, with both toddlers and school age children. She enjoys working with all ages of children.


ZACH started at Britannia in February and is loving it. Zach has worked with children since he was a teenager. He is an avid fan, of theatre, history, and tabletop roleplaying games, and is keen to utilize his passions in his work. Zach briefly attended Britannia as a child, and is thrilled to have returned.


TINA is a substitute teacher for the Britannia Child Care programs and has her Early Childhood Education certificate (ECE) license. Tina has four years experience working in a daycare with children aged three to five years old. She enjoys working with children and is very happy to join the Britannia family.


GOSIA believes in the power of kindness. As an auxiliary staff with-in the Britannia Hub, she aims to cultivate its ripple effect each time she gets called in. Fostering empathy, and positive self-identity are some of her core values as a soon-to-be fully licensed ECE.



SENIOR SUPERVISOR (Britannia Preschool and OSC)

LORRAINE completed the Child and Youth Care Counseling (CYCC) program at Douglas College and third year CYCC courses at the University of Victoria. She has completed countless hours of professional development courses in the CYC and ECE field. She is also a certified ECE Educator. In addition to coordinating and planning many events, Lorraine has been at Britannia for many years and is honored to work in such a diverse, exciting and ever changing environment. Lorraine looks forward to getting to know all of your beautiful children.