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Child Care & Family Support Specialist (Full-time)

Company: Along The Way
Location: Scranton
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

is a non-profit organization that provides child care & holistic support to parents. Families pay for our service on an income-based sliding scale, with the most under-resourced families receiving free services.
SUMMARY: Being a Child Care & Family Support Specialist for Along the Way is not simply a job; it's a calling & opportunity to be a part of a mission that changes the trajectory of families' lives.--- Start at $20/hr providing in-home child care, paid training, 401K, HSA; FT staff members receive 4 weeks paid time off--- Select your own shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd, weekend shifts)--- PT positions (2nd, 3rd, weekend shifts)- Ideal for students, teachers, and social work professionals--- FT positions (1st, 2nd, 3rd, weekend shifts)- Ideal for case workers who want to offer preventive support to familiesQUALIFICATIONS:
Required:--- Must be 18 years of age or older--- Must have reliable transportation to and from clients' homes--- Able to lift, bend, and carry infants and small children (up to 50 lbs)--- Communicate effectively with diverse individuals--- Able to handle situations ranging from routine to emergency calmly and efficiently--- Note: This is not the full list of physical requirements or descriptions of work environments; the full description can be found Preferred, but not required:--- Currently enrolled in college or graduated -

  • Bilingual (Spanish)REQUIREMENTS:Caregivers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Along The Way's policies and procedures. Most importantly, they create a positive environment in the client's home where children are nurtured and provided with attention.Our Caregiver's responsibilities include but are not limited to:--- Meeting the individual needs of the children--- Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning--- Assuring completion of daily documentation for each client assignment--- Providing assistance with infants and children's personal hygiene as needed (bathing, dressing, changing, feeding, administering medications, etc.)--- Preparing/serving meals for clients' children as needed--- Communicating appropriately and effectively with mothers, children, and fellow staff--- Participating in staff and training meetings--- Committing to continuing education/training to ensure best-in-class service for our client families

Keywords: Along The Way, Scranton , Child Care & Family Support Specialist (Full-time), Other , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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