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Child Care Aide

Company: HELP USA
Location: Bellport
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

What You'll DoAs a Child Care Aide at our drop-in day care program, you'll care for children impacted by homelessness and living at our 76-unit Family Shelter in Suffolk County. -You'll play an important role in helping children from infancy though age five continue to learn and develop in spite of the hardships encountered by their families. - As part of a small team led by a highly experienced and credentialed Child Care Supervisor, you'll actively engage with the children in educational play and daily care activities and encourage families to volunteer and participate in their children's program.This is a great opportunity for someone with minimal work experience who's interested in learning about early childhood education and social services.You're a great fit for this role if you:

  • Have some experience with infants and toddlers and enjoy interacting and providing basic care.
  • Are responsible, patient, kind, and caring.
  • Have a current US Driver's License (to help with driving on field trips).
  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent. It would be great (but not required) if you:
    • Are bi-lingual (English/Spanish), since many of our client families are native Spanish speakers We Have GREAT BENEFITS!
      • Health insurance through Cigna, including dental and vision, with an option that covers entire family with NO employee contribution
      • Generous Paid Time Off!
        • 3 weeks annual vacation accrues from Day 1
        • 4 weeks annual vacation starting after 4 years
        • 12 paid holidays, 3 paid personal days, 7 paid sick days (unused sick days carry forward)
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • 401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn't contribute
        • Educational Achievement Awards for employees completing educational & certification milestones
        • And more! Who We AreAt HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We're one of the nation's largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

Keywords: HELP USA, Westport , Child Care Aide, Other , Bellport, Connecticut

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