Childcare Specialist

Title     Childcare Specialist

Reports to     Education Coordinator

Position Description
This part-time, non-benefited position oversees the childcare provided for education clients and manages volunteer childcare assistant(s). Opens shifts are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 12:30pm.

Key tasks

Ensures safety of all children
Signs children in and out of childcare room, verifying parental identification
Takes children to bathroom, as needed
If a snack is provided, ensures proper food/drink are given and room cleanliness is maintained
Provides wholesome entertainment in line with Catholic values
Notifies parents when a problem arises

Key skills

Physically capable of carrying/holding a baby
Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
CPR and infant CPR certified
Babysitter certification through Red Cross or other
Familiar with basic first aid techniques

Key attributes

Commitment to the mission and vision of Catholic Charities
Good with kids with plenty of patience and energy
Problem solving and decision making abilities
Ability to multitask and manage time well
Ability to manage others