Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?
Boys Town is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
As our On-Call Part Time Child Care Assistant you will supervise the children of parents attending an instructor led Common Sense Parenting class. You will be responsible for explaining the childcare rules to parents and children, as well as monitoring the children’s behaviors to ensure a pleasant and safe environment. Should behavior problems arise, you will determine the appropriate discipline method to utilize with the child. You will lead the children in various creative activities and projects, as well as monitor toys and the play area for cleanliness and safety. Additionally, you will be responsible for recording overall child attendance and monitoring the required parent signatures as they bring their children in and out of the childcare area.
To be considered for this unique opportunity you will need:
High school diploma or equivalent
Be at least 19 years old
Some formal education in child development and knowledge of discipline methods that work best for children, as well as the ability to use behavior management techniques with children, such as positive reinforcement and timeout
Ability to work a varied schedule, which will include evenings and weekends
Ability to speak clearly and maintain positive communication with parents and families
Strong problem solving skills to resolve problems or behaviors that may arise
Ability to create a fun and comfortable place for the children, through play, positive social interactions, and activities
Physical ability and strength to lift children and move play area objects
The Boys Town mission has always been and always will be centered around creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. At Boys Town we believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people – a fire that burns in each of them.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. One of the country’s largest nonprofit, publically funded child-care organizations, Boys Town annually touches the lives of more than 400,000 boys, girls, parents and others nationwide through its highly effective services and programs.
If you are committed, passionate and feel you are qualified to take on a life-changing experience please apply at www.boystown.org/careers .
Boys Town is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any other classification as required by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation as part of the application process, please contact us toll-free for assistance at 1-877-639-6003.
Boys Town - 19 months ago