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Drop-In Center Attendant/Child Care Attendant

Company: Memphis Goodwill Incorporated
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

** Drop-In Center Attendant/Child Care Attendant****Job Category****:** Social Services **Requisition Number****:** DROPI003366 Showing 1 location **Job Details****Description**Position Summary:The Drop In Center is designed to provide free, temporary, short-term childcare for the students of The Excel Center until regular childcare is located. The Drop In Center is available when students are studying on site or are in class and will serve children up to age 12. A child may stay at the Drop In Center for a maximum of 4 hours. The Childcare Attendant assists in ensuring a clean, safe and fun learning environment, while providing quality care of all the children entrusted to the Drop In Center. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to; monitoring children in the center, serving snacks, and facilitating learning opportunities for the children while in their care. Additionally, the Attendant will assist in keeping parents informed of policies and procedures at the center. Education/Qualifications:* High School Diploma and/or equivalent (preferred)* 2-3 years prior childcare experience (strongly preferred)* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Must possess excellent customer service skills.* Flexible, energetic, and detail oriented.* Ability to multi-task.* Must be at least 18 years old.* Flexible to work within a 7AM 8PM work schedule.* Child/infant CPR certified or willing to obtain.* Must pass a T.B. Test.* Basic knowledge of MS Office Products and the Internet.* Must be able to pass required background screening including criminal background, abuse registry and felony, sex offender, and drug screen.Job Duties/Responsibilities:* Facilitates hands-on interactive learning experiences working with children directly.* Ability to work well with children and be patient with them.* Assists in the registration process of children.* Updates and ensures accuracy of student files.* Maintains regular communication with parents regarding services, enrollment, scheduling or routine changes, and special events for the child(ren).* Assists in achieving of short- and long-term goals for the Drop-in Center.* Contributes ideas for the development and facilitates the execution of the curriculum and program activities. Interpersonal Relations:* Knowledge of basic childcare and feeding, as well as an understanding of child development.* Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.* Ability to work independently and manage time in a high-energy work environment.* Ability to maintain a positive, friendly attitude; as well as a clean, neat appearance.* Excellent oral and written communication.* Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management.**Skills****Required** **Strong Work Ethic** *Novice* **Detailed Oriented** *Intermediate* **Preferred****Customer Service Skills** *Novice* **Multi-Tasking** *Novice* **Classroom Instruction** *Novice* **Dedicated****:** Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity **Goal Completion****:** Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks **Flexibility****:** Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals **Ability to Make an Impact****:** Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization **Education****Required**High School or better.**Experience****Required** **2 years:** Development and implementation of activities for the children and attentively watches and attends to the children. **2 years:** Prior childcare experience (strongly preferred) **Preferred****1 year:** Adherences health, safety and OSHA guidelines. **2 years:** Knowledge of basic child care and feeding, as well as an understanding of infant and child development. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Memphis Goodwill Incorporated, Memphis , Drop-In Center Attendant/Child Care Attendant, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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