Family Support Internship

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Waypoint Services

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KidsPoint Learning Center & Preschool

INTERNSHIP SUMMARY:

Put your energy and passion to use and become part of a local non-profit organization!

KidsPoint Child Care programs (managed by Waypoint) serve over 500 children daily through two Learning Center & Preschools, eleven before/after school sites, and multiple Summer Day Camps. Providing a warm, welcoming environment to children ages 6 weeks through 12 years-old, KidsPoint instills a love of learning through exploration-driven skill development.

Under the direction of the Family Support Specialist, the Family Support Intern is responsible for assisting the Child Care team with various tasks, with a particular focus on families receiving financial assistance who work with the Family Support Specialist.

TIME COMMITMENT:

Part-time with flexible hours between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Semester commitments are preferred, but can be adjusted to fit your schedule.

PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrative
    • Filing and data entry
    • Processing of assistance renewals
    • Research available community resources for clients
  • Direct client support
    • Shadow/facilitate home visits
    • Provide timely follow-up calls/reminders for clients as necessary
  • Customer Satisfaction
    • Help with analysis of parent satisfaction survey and other data collection
    • Support in development of new ways to train staff and increase parent satisfaction
  • Classroom Support
    • Assist in classrooms when additional help is needed
    • Observe activities in various classrooms

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, Excel in particular
  • Experience with children and administration work is preferred, but not required

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN:

  • Direct experience working with children and families utilizing child care programs
  • Knowledge of both nonprofit and business best practices

Contact Brittany Appleton, Event & Volunteer Manager at 319.731.6118 or bappleton@waypointservices.org with additional questions.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

318 5th Street SECedar Rapids, IA 52401

(41.97854,-91.66248)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Administrative Support
  • Child Welfare
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible schedule Monday-Friday, 8-5

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