Childcare Worker

The Salvation Army Colorado Springs, CO

About the Job

Requisition Number 17-1446 Post Date 7/21/2017 Title Childcare Worker City Colorado Springs State CO Description After School Program Leader Colorado Springs, Colorado Scope of Position: The Salvation Army is seeking an individual who will be responsible for the children in the Before/After School Kids Program and execute daily program activities. The ultimate goal of the Before/After School Kids Program is for the child placed in our care to develop a strong sense of family values and experience holistic growth (spiritual, emotional and social) that will result in a recognition of who they are in Christ and will enhance The Salvation Army’s programing. Duties include open communication with parents, keep current on new programs, develop high quality programs to meet the recreational and educational needs of the community, tutor children with their school work, drop off/pick up children from school in TSA vehicle and transport to Red Shield and to scheduled fieldtrips. Works with and reports to the Red Shield Youth Director. This is a part-time, hourly position. Requirements Position Qualifications: ? High School Diploma or equivalent is required ? Age 21 or older and possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License ? Understand The Salvation Army standards, philosophy and policy with a willingness to adhere to it. ? Have experience working with children must have at least 3 months of fulltime or equivalent part-time satisfactory and verifiable experience with school-age children (letter on letterhead from previous work/volunteer experience) ? Able to successfully complete an electronic Driver’s Safety Training Course upon hire ? Ability to pass background check; willing to be finger-printed ? CPR and first aid training preferred prior to employment ? Ability to communicate effectively with children which will lead to building positive self-esteem and responsibility. ? Ability to handle competing priorities while meeting requirements of the position ? Ability to lead a class and do lesson plans: art, cooking, structured gym and physical activities + Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. + Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. + The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Apply On-line