Child Care Worker

MOuntain Rose Women's SHelter Association - Rocky Mountain House, AB (il y a 30+ jours)

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The Child Care Worker will assist the Family Support Worker by providing children with age appropriate instruction and working with parents to ensure that children are leaning and socializing in a positive way. The Child Care worker will ensure that the children are in a safe, engaging and clean environment. Our goal is to enhance the lives of every child that attends the Mountain Rose Centre. The position is 20 - 28 hours per week depending on family needs.

SERVICE DELIVERY

  • Develop supportive relationships within a crisis intervention and domestic violence framework. Staff response is nonjudgmental and empathetic.
  • Foster an atmosphere of trust and mutual acceptance in order to facilitate positive parent/child interactions by provision of information, role modeling appropriate behavior, and teaching positive options for behavior or action.
  • Inform families of play room routine and rules; explain children’s activities, and involvement in school program.
  • As needed, assist the Family Support Worker to assess the immediate physical and medical needs of the client and her children and make appropriate referrals upon admission.
  • Provide competent care of the children’s physical and emotional needs while children are in the playroom area.
  • On a daily basis, clearly and concisely document pertinent information and observations in Outcome Tracker.
  • Represent the agency to service providers and community agencies and services in a positive and respectful manner when requested by the Executive Director.
  • Be a team player

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PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES

· Providing care for children, such as setting schedules and routines, grooming, feeding, changing diapers, and cleaning rooms and toys.

  • Developing and encouraging age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts, such as communication, manners, sharing, etc.
  • Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to Family Support Worker and parents.
  • Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
  • Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.

· * Keeping records relating to child care including daily observations and information about activities, snacks served, and medications administered (AS per MRWSA child medication policy).

  • Working with parents and Family Support Worker to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.

· * Monitor children at all times to be aware of their physical and emotional needs and to maintain their constant safety.

· * Accompany children to and from school, and/or on outings as arranged by the Family Support Worker (with appropriate MRWSA consents)

· * Develop a cleaning routine throughout the day that keeps all of the interactive areas sanitary and safe

· * Monitor children during outdoor activities and interact with the children to enhance their learning

· * Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.50 /hour

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day Shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Early Childhood Development Cert. or Child Care Level One : 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No