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Child Care Worker
Summary
Title:Child Care Worker
ID:2088
Location:Fort Worth, TX
Notes:N/A
Classification:Full-Time Hourly
Work Schedule:Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Starting Pay:N/A
Description

Volunteers of America Texas is a faith based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities reach their full spiritual, emotional and physical potential and wellbeing through a vast array of services that target the elderly, the intellectually disabled, those striving to overcome substance abuse, and those transitioning from correctional centers.


The Living In Good Healthy Treatment (LIGHT) residential program provides quality care to both women and their children to help women be successful in their recovery from chemical dependency and to ensure their children’s emotional and physical needs are met.

Responsible for teaching parenting skills to residents and attending to the basic care, behavior management and development needs of the children residing at the treatment program.
 
This is a full-time position with various hours Tuesday through Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm.  Minimum Pay:  $8.00 per hour 
 
Job Description
 

  • Support the implementation of parenting goals as identified with the Child Development Specialist, with emphasis on modeling and teaching:
  • - Child development, care and discipline.
    - Home management, including nutrition, food budgeting, purchase, and preparation.
    - Home and personal hygiene.
    - Identifying and accessing appropriate resources.
        
  • Supervise children's individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.
  • Instruct children in practices of personal cleanliness, self care, caring for own clothing, and picking up and putting away toys and books.
  • Provide client transportation to scheduled classes as part of the approved case plan, and provide childcare during class as needed.
  • Regularly document parent-child interactions.
  • Coordinate children's services and provide transportation.
  • Advise Program Coordinator on any noted abuse and neglect, discipline, special needs, and/or emergencies; recommend appropriate action or alternatives.
  • Responsible for residents’ care, in compliance with standards of ethics and confidentiality.

Requirements
 

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Must have at least six(6) months experience in Child Care.
  • Requires a demonstrated ability in home management and record keeping and ability to mentor to residents and use positive discipline methods.
  • Must pass drug screen and background check.

Benefits:
Volunteers of America - Texas offers a comprehensive Benefits Plan: Health, Dental, Vision, Long & Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and Paid Time Off (PTO).
Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

Benefits:

Volunteers of America - Texas offers a comprehensive Benefits Plan: Health, Dental, Vision, Long & Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and Paid Time Off (PTO).

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!
 


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