Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Child Care Facilitator - Temporary (5 hours per week to start) in Lawrence, Massachusetts

  • Implements developmentally appropriate stories and activities in the areas of physical

  • play, games, arts and crafts, etc. for groups of children and

  • motivates enthusiasm for active participation. Closely supervises children as they

  • engage in activities of the PTR Program to ensure their safety and successful participation.

  • Provides for the physical safety of children at all times, anticipation and removal of hazards, visual observation of children.

  • Demonstrates personal integrity, friendliness, patience, fairness,

  • openness, non-defensiveness, sensitivity, flexibility and enthusiasm.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in working with children; high school

  • diploma or better; coursework in education and/or child development with child care

  • certificate a plus.

  • Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, climb, use hands and fingers, handle or feel

  • objects, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The

  • employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities

  • required include close vision and distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret written documents.

  • Ability to verbally present information and respond to children, parents, and supervisors and speak and write from a child-specific perspective. Bilingual a plus.