One-Year-OId Classroom Aides Wanted

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United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona

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Want to make a difference in the lives of children? We have the place for you!

Summary of Assignment: UCP of Central Arizona is seeking classroom aides for its one-year-old classroom in the Early Learning Center. The ELC is an educational program with an emergent curriculum for children from 6 weeks old to age 5. The Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Quality First in addition to being a 5-Star Quality First Center. In our inclusive classrooms children with and without disabilities learn and grow, together.

Title: One-Year-Old Room Aide

Responsibilities: The Early Learning Center’s one-year-old room serves children from one year of age to approximately twenty-four months old. Aides will spend time:

  • Cleaning spills off tables and floors during lunch
  • Patting children backs to assist in sleeping
  • Putting out cots and blankets
  • Rinsing dishes
  • Participating in story time, art activities and sensory play
  • Providing additional support to UCP teachers as needed

Additional assistance during other parts of the day would involve engaging with the children through reading and playing, picking up toys and cleaning them regularly, and assisting teachers as needed.

Training Requirements and Qualifications: We will happily assist volunteers with getting the proper training and clearance. Classroom aides must be eighteen years or older, successfully pass a background check, obtain a level one fingerprint clearance card, and pass a TB test. Additional appropriate trainings will be discussed in person.

Time commitment: Flexible. The highest need is between 11am and 12:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays which is lunchtime and at the transition between lunchtime and naps. Help is additionally needed at 3pm, Monday-Friday.

Supervisor: Katy Moon, Early Learning Center Program Director

Worksite location: UCP of Central AZ 1802 W. Parkside Lane Phoenix, AZ 85027

Interested candidates will kindly email UCP’s Volunteer Coordinator Alexis Ferri at aferri@ucpofcentralaz.org with a resume.

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About United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona

Location:

1802 W. Parkside Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027, US

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION: UCP of Central Arizona provides comprehensive services to individuals with disabilities and their families by providing physical and developmental support as well as educational growth which is the foundation for independent living. "Life without Limits" OUR VISION: Individuals with disabilities will achieve their potential and experience equality in the community.

Description

At UCP of Central Arizona, we are more than just our name. Many of the individuals we serve have delays or disabilities that were undiagnosed or misunderstood in prior years. As research and medicine advance, so does the ability to detect brain abnormalities, genetic conditions and many other diagnoses affecting development. What they all hold in common is the need for expertise, uncompromised quality of care, and an organization made up of individuals who provide hope through an wavering focus on abilities, not disabilities. This effort has always been at the core of UCP's work.

Since 1952, UCP has served as one of the oldest private, nonprofit health and human service organizations in Arizona. Every year, our highly trained therapists, educators and direct care support professionals improve the lives of thousands of individuals with disabilities and their families. We are continually striving to develop new and innovative ways to provide programs and services to meet the needs of those we serve. What will never change is our focus on bringing hope, expertise and support one person at a time, one family at a time.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1802 W. Parkside LanePhoenix, AZ 85027

(33.69578,-112.09789)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible. The highest need is between 11am and 12:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays which is lunchtime and at the transition between lunchtime and naps. Help is additionally needed at 3pm, Monday-Friday.
  • Classroom aides must be eighteen years or older, successfully pass a background check, obtain a level one fingerprint clearance card, and pass a TB test. Additional appropriate trainings will be discussed in person.

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