Children's Treatment Center Staff Aide


(39.67728,-104.88494)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2163 S .Yosemite St.Denver, CO 80231


About

STAFF AIDE

POSITION OVERVIEW: The volunteer will care for and supervise activities for the children living at the Families First Children’s Treatment Center. The volunteer will assist staff in providing a safe, therapeutic, caring environment where the children can learn and grow.

(The Staff Aide may be called upon to give a court testimony.)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of staff, implement activities to enhance each child’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.
  • Within program guidelines, maintain consistency in setting limits and providing choices for the children that are important in meeting their developmental needs.
  • Assist staff in creating a healthy, accepting atmosphere where children can take risks, recognize boundaries, experience success and receive positive reinforcement to enhance self esteem.
  • Help children learn to identify their feelings, how to verbalize them.
  • Problem solve with them to find appropriate ways to express their feelings and find physical outlets for them.
  • Assist children in learning that they can have control over their own behaviors.
  • Be an active listener to children. Establish trust and a supportive relationship.
  • Supervise children in activities and free play to keep them safe.
  • Prepare meals for children creating a family atmosphere. Help with household chores and maintenance.
  • Accompany children on outings (i.e., swimming, camping, zoo).
  • Provide shift feedback to staff for documentation.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
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