Childcare/Recreation Assistant (Lib941)

Volunteers Of America - Greater New York New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 weeks ago

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the New York area by 2050. We operate over 60 programs across New York City, Northern New Jersey and Westchester County including emergency, transitional and permanent housing. Our services extend to families experiencing homelessness, survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, youth aging out of foster care, adults with behavioral health or substance use needs, and others in need, including a special education preschool program.

We are in search of new talent in the following position

Position: Childcare/Recreation Assistant (LIB941)

Summary:

The Childcare/Recreation Assistant is responsible for assisting in the classroom operations of a daycare program in a family residence.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a high school diploma plus two years of experience in a childcare setting.

Supervisory Role:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Principal Responsibilities:

The below enumerated principal responsibilities are inclusive of both program specific and firm-wide related administration, as applicable.

  • Assist in creating an instructional environment that fosters learning and growth.

  • Assist in classroom activities on a daily basis.

  • Help to evaluate student progress on an ongoing basis, maintaining necessary records.

  • Assess developmental functioning and learning skills of students in all areas, at regularly planned intervals.

  • Perform other related duties as requested.

Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities:

  • Learning and growth are promoted, and daily lesson plans are followed and maintained.

  • Classrooms are monitored and daily activities are scheduled appropriately.

  • Student progress is monitored, and skills are assessed regularly

  • Goals, objectives, and strategies are created and open communication between childcare team and parents.

  • All other related tasks are completed on time and accurately.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be in a residential housing shelter environment.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to have visual acuity, talk and hear while communicating with peers, clients and/or vendors. This is an active position and requires sitting, standing, bending and walking. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds.

Position Type:

This is a full - time position.

To learn more about VOA-Greater New York, copy and paste this link into a browser: https://www.voa-gny.org/about

Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-Greater New York, unless you have been approved by VOA-Greater New York for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.

VOA-Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories. Apply today!

Other details

  • Job Family Childcare

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Hiring Rate $16.83

  • Job Start Date Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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  • New York, NY, USA
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Childcare/Recreation Assistant (Lib941)

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