Section 1: Overview and Purpose of Position

The primary job of the Childcare Provider is to ensure the safety and security of children (toddlers through elementary school age) while parents attend onsite classes or other programming. Duties include coming up with creative and educational activities and maintaining a clean environment for the children.

Section 2: Qualifications (skills, education, experience)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Bilingual/bi-cultural strongly preferred. 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a daycare/child care environment. 
  • Infant and Child CPR and First Aid Certified, may be completed within 1 month of employment.
  • Child Care Safety Certification required, must be completed within first week of employment 

Section 3: Responsibilities/Duties

  • Care for children in the defined area of JVS building 
  • Interact with the children in a positive and age appropriate manner.
  • Organize and participate in recreational and educational activities, such as games, drawing, handicrafts, and reading to children.
  • Support children and provide redirection as needed.
  • Maintain records on individual children ensuring that all children have a registration form on file.
  • Organize, store and clean toys and materials to ensure safety and order in the Kid Club area.
  • Support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and supporting positive self-concepts.

Section 4: Skills Needed

  • Must have competent oral, written, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment that is multicultural and multilingual.
  • Ability to work a fixed schedule. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and internet-based communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, maintain, execute, and follow procedures that are fair and supportive to clientele. 
  • Access to reliable transportation 

Section 5: Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Hours- regular schedule
  • Position requires frequent bending, squatting, sitting, standing, and lifting items that may weigh up to 40 lbs. 20-30% of work is conducted at a computer desk.