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Making Opportunity Count Inc Program Aide in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

BASIC FUNCTION: Back up bus monitor and provide program support in assigned building.

DUTIES- FOR BACK UP BUS MONITOR:

  • Assure that all children are on bus, and remain seated and buckled into safety restraints at all times

  • Keep an attendance list of children on the bus, and check them off as they disembark

  • Help children off the bus at school and at home

  • Assure that children get off at the right bus stop and that they are met by an approved person for release as designated on blue card

  • Assist children in crossing street where needed

  • Assist the driver in assuring that all children have left the bus at the end of the route

  • Report problems on bus to supervisor

  • Keep the Program cell phone on your person and turned on in case of an emergency during bus routes

  • Assist with lunch pick-up and delivery when needed

    DUTIES FOR PROGRAM:

  • Report to assigned building and take direction from building specialists. Site duties will include:

  • Provide support administration/program duties

  • Answer phones

  • Greet parents/visitors to the program

  • Make photo copies

  • Prepare bulletin boards

  • Organize storage areas

  • Light cleaning or maintenance

  • Other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be dependable and flexible.

  • Preferred High School diploma or GED

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to work with other adults and with children

  • Willingness to attend training and learn new ways to work with and guide young children

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Ability to work with diverse populations, within the community and with agency staff members

  • Fulfillment of all specified health and safety clearance requirements (Physical, Mantoux, MMR)

  • Must have acceptable Background Record Check screening

  • Must be in good physical and mental health. Able to lift 40 lbs, bend down and sit on the floor

  • Must have a working telephone and reliable transportation

  • Must be able to work a split shift

RACIAL AND ETHNIC MINORITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. MOC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND IS COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY IN THE WORKFORCE.

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