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Child Care Associate (PT Evening & Daytime)

– Chicago, Illinois
Employment Type Part Time
Compensation $15-16/hour DOE

About the Job:

This Child Care Associate providing guidance and a safe and structured environment for children while their parent attends Parents Support Groups or other parent education programs.  Assists in overseeing the involvement of volunteers during Parent Support Groups in the child care setting in coordination with other staff. Supports the agency’s vision, philosophy and core values in the delivery of services to parents and their children.   This role will have shifts at both the Transformation Center in the Austin and at the Oak Park location. Salary: 15.00-16.00 hour DOE, minimum of 16 hours a week.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with a broad range of child care related services, including lesson plans, parent child interactions, and children’s activities.
  • Participates in the training of volunteers to ensure they understand their role and the population served.
  • Works collaboratively with other staff to ensure a continuum of service delivery.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Enthusiasm for mission-driven work and passion for the mission of New Moms.
  • Knowledge of instructional and support methods, and verbal and written skills at a level normally obtained through completion of high school.
  • Experience working with children ages 0-5; Friendly and personal disposition needed to support children, build trust and foster confidence of children. 
  • Endorses a Family-Centered, Trauma-Informed, Strengths-Based practice model that integrates harm reduction, motivational interviewing, executive skills, infant mental health, and positive youth development practices in working with young moms and their children required.
  • Position requires utmost integrity; ethical behavior and appropriate business practices are expected.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, and ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Must be flexible as schedule varies from week to week and includes daytime and evening hours. 
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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Employment Type
    Part Time
  • Compensation
    $15-16/hour DOE
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