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Tots & Little Kids Education Assistant
ORGANIZATION: Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency
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VOLUNTEER NEEDED IN HOMELESS CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
10 Hours Per Week position to assist with Playtime and Education!
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide developmental monitoring and intervention to children ages 0-3 who have been identified as having, or being at risk of developmental delay or disability.
- Support parents and care providers by modeling strategies and providing education to promote their child’s unique development.
- Set and monitor children’s goals in accordance with the child’s Individualized Family Service Plan.
- Work as part of an interdisciplinary team of staff and care providers
- Help provide effective intervention strategies, materials, and communication, both with families and with the interdisciplinary team.
- Assess, evaluate, and consult with USV staff on child developmental progress and needs
- Help develop individual client goals and plan curriculum according to the child and family’s needs.
- Provide suggestions and educational materials through written and verbal communication to parents/care providers.
- Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team at CLC as well as other providers who support that child.
- Support parents in learning ways to foster their child’s unique development.
- Provide other resources and make referrals to other support services as needed.
- Complete necessary documentation on services provided, progress, challenges
- Stay current on new research, trends and developments in special education and related fields.
- Attend staff meetings, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
Minimum Education & Experience Equivalent to:
- Master's Degree degree required in one of the following disciplines: child development, nursing, special education, early childhood special education, pediatric therapy, social work or a related field.
- 1-2+ years of experience with-or training in-Typical and Atypical Development (infants and toddlers).
- Experience working with a wide range of children and families from varied socio-economic and cultural backgrounds is preferred.
- Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Cantonese speaking is highly desired.
About Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency
1918 University Ave. #2A, Berkeley, CA 94704, US
Our Vision BOSS believes in building a community where everyone has access to affordable housing and the means to care for themselves and their families, and where there is inclusive participation in community decision-making. Our Mission BOSS's mission is to help homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fight against the root causes of poverty and homelessness. Our Values In order to be most effective, BOSS strives every day for excellence in behavior and ethics, excellence in service delivery, excellence in systems, and excellence in leadership. Our relationships are guided by the principles of active compassion, courtesy, and dignity.
Since 1971 BOSS has provided housing and services to over 1,500 homeless people each year. We have programs for both single adults and families with children. Most BOSS participants are dealing with multiple challenges: mental illness, substance abuse, domestic violence, illiteracy, lack of job skills, social isolation, trauma, and entrenched feelings of exhaustion and hopelessness. BOSS programs focus on teaching life skills, connecting people with community resources, and creating supportive and positive environments that motivate people and build hope.
Our services address 4 areas:
- HOUSING: Shelter, transitional/special needs housing, permanent housing assistance.
- HEALTH: Physical and mental health services, medication monitoring, drug/alcohol recovery counseling, socialization, case management for the seriously mentally ill.
- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Job readiness assessments, resume-building, job search assistance, job development with employers, job creation, adult education.
- SOCIAL JUSTICE: Community building, leadership development, and collaborative action campaigns on targeted policy goals.
711 Harrison StreetBerkeleyBerkeley, CA 94710
April 19, 2022
- Child Welfare
- Child Development
- Special Needs
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 10 hours per week
- TB test