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Childcare Worker

Location: New Rochelle, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2024

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Description

Location:  New Rochelle Family Court 
Hours : Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Rate of Pay: $16-$17 per hour dependent on experience
 
OVERVIEW OF PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES: 
The Guidance Center’s Children’s Center in the New Rochelle Family Court provides a safe, fun, and playful experience for children while their families attend court appointments. Staff care for children while they play, create artwork, and read in brand new facilities well-equipped with toys, books, games, and activities. Workers are trained in supporting children’s social/emotional well-being and provide families with connections to vital community resources they need  
  
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: 
  • Provide childcare and active supervision for children from six weeks thru twelve years of age while their families are attending family court sessions 
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment in which children can learn 
  • Complete OCFS mandated trainings prior to and throughout employment  
  • Maintain up to date attendance and health records for children in care 
  • Release children only to custodial parent or other authorized by custodial parent in writing 
  • Provide information about community resources to families 
  • Follow all guidelines and regulations as defined by STATEWIDE CHILDREN’S CENTERS PROGRAM, New York State Office of Court Administration Division of Professional and Court Services 
  • Mandated reporter 
  
  
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONAL / ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT: 
  
  • Continue in professional development including 30 hrs of OCFS required training per License cycle and other training as assigned 
  
  
QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES:   
  • Flexible and collaborative in working with a team of professionals and families of many backgrounds 
  • Ability to maintain calm during emotional experiences 
  • Ability to create a safe, nurturing experience for children of various ages and abilities 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
  • High School Diploma, minimum of two years of experience working with young children. CPR/First Aid Training required within 3 months of employment. 
  
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: 
  • Must be capable of working in close proximity with young children.  
  • Must be capable of working with children on the floor, running, and assisting with self-help skills including diapering/toileting 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds when necessary 
  • Work alongside co-workers within 3 feet 
 
Access: Supports For Living is an EEO employer-EEO, AAE, M/F/D/V
 
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