Nursery Worker/
The Salvation Army
US-IL-Norridge
1d ago

OUTCOMES

Provide a safe environment for children ages 0-5 while they are at the Corps.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a safe nursery environment for children under the age of 5.
  • Ensure that the children’s needs are met, including but not limited to : changing diapers, toileting, appropriate snacks and access to toys.
  • Monitor interaction among the children.
  • Maintain open communication with parents of the children.
  • Supervise volunteers in the nursery, ensuring that they are assisting with child care.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Formal education / training in child development is preferred.
  • Previous experience in child care preferred.
  • COMPETENCIES

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self-starter.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in lights of changing job situations / priorities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English with children and parents.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid.
  • Supportive of the mission of The Salvation Army.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • This position is required to do light to moderate physical work and must have be able to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
  • In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to interact and care for children.
  • The work environment for this position includes a nursery / child care environment with a moderate to high noise level.
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