Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume, along with availability. Along The Way provides training - CPR and Clearances.

We are looking for loving and compassionate people to care for the children of single mothers. This is a part-time position (up to 30/35 hours) nights and weekends. We have numerous shifts from 3pm-7am weekdays and 24 hours on weekends. Along The Way is committed to providing affordable, reliable, quality in-home childcare for single moms working nights and weekends.

Job Requirements:

  • Our Caregivers responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Meeting the individual needs of the children
  • Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning
  • Assuring completion of daily documentation for each client assignment
  • Providing assistance with infants and children’s personal hygiene as needed (bathing, dressing, changing, feeding, administering medications, etc.)
  • Preparing/serving meals for client’s children as needed
  • Communicating appropriately and effectively with mothers, children and fellow staff.
  • Participating in staff and training meetings.
  • Building teamwork.
  • Committing to continuing children's education.

Caregivers are responsible for ensuring compliance with Along The Way’s policies and procedures. Most importantly, they create a positive environment in the client’s home where children are nurtured and provided with the attention and support necessary for a stable, routine and secure transition from daytime activities to rest and sleep at night.

Qualifications Required:

  • 2 or more years of directly related childcare experience or equivalent experience in day care center, preschool or other similar setting
  • Able to lift, bend, and carry infants and small children (up to 25 lbs)
  • Insured vehicle and be legally eligible to drive to regular assignments at client’s home
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Communicate effectively with diverse and sometimes irate individuals and handle calmly and efficiently situations ranging from routine to emergency
  • Affirm and abide by Along The Way Statement of Faith
  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred, but not required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in EEd, ECD, or related field or Associate’s degree
  • Bilingual (Spanish)

For More information about Along The Way please visit our website: www.alongthewaypa.org

  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Job Location: Telford, Souderton, and Boyertown
  • Required education: High school or equivalent
  • Required experience:Childcare: 1 year
  • Required licenses or certifications: Driver's License and Pediatric First Aid and CPR

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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