Child Care Worker (part-time)
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Rockford, IL 61106
Do you have a love for small children? The Child Care Worker works in the Crisis Nursery, providing nurturing and attentive care to young children, birth to 6 years of age. The Crisis Nursery provides emergency care, 24 hours per day/7 days per week, for children whose families are experiencing difficult times. As a Child Care Worker, you will also refer parents to other services that engage, involve, strengthen and support families. This is a part-time position that includes approximately two weekends per month, plus relief and weeknight shifts as needed (10-20 hours/week).
Child Care Worker responsibilities include:
+ Provide attentive supervision and nurturing care for children, birth to 6 years of age.
+ Provide for the basic needs of children, including diapering, feeding and bathing.
+ Work with parents/families to provide resources and reduce stress.
+ Complete required paperwork including intake forms, case notes and assessments.Qualifications:
+ High School diploma required; some college experience preferred.
+ One year of experience working with children required.
+ An interest and passion for working with infants and children.
+ Valid driver’s license and auto insurance required.
+ Must be at least 21 years of age.
Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
+ Flexibility: Intermediate
+ Multitask: Intermediate
+ Interpersonal Skills: Intermediate
+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
+ Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
+ High School or better
+ Some college or better
+ 1 year: Experience working with children