Child Care Assistant (Minneapolis and Maplewood)


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3111 First Avenue SouthMinneapolis, MN 55408

About

Do you love working with children? Help create a safe space for parents accessing classes, groups, or services to leave their children!

Impact & Benefits

  • Give back to your community by directly supporting parents and families, building trusting relationships with children while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Gain experience working with a diverse community of children, parents, and families
  • Learn supportive crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques to help support children and parents who have experienced trauma or family violence

Position Responsibilites

  • Follow agency guidelines as you interact with clients and maintain a child-centered environment, demonstrating healthy communication skills and practicing conflict resolution
  • Help plan and implement developmentally-appropriate recreational activities that prepare children emotionally, physically, cognitively, and socially for school
  • Keep the playroom areas clean, safe, and well-organized
Position Qualifications
  • Enjoy working with children, have experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
  • Excellent communication and people skills, including emotional stability and patience
  • Ability and willingness to listen actively and respond appropriately to children and parents
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and clients to foster a culturally inclusive environment

Availability

  • 2-3 hour shift two or more times a month for a minimum of six months, with flexible options

To get started visit our website and fill out our volunteer application so we can get to know you! https://tubman.org/give-help/volunteerintern/volunteerintern-application.html

We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Social Work

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Two 2-3 hour shift a month for six months
  • Flexible on call opportunities also available

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