Childcare Attendant - Adult Education


Job Type: Ministerial

Reports to: Manager of Adult Education

Position Description

This part-time, non-benefited position oversees the childcare provided for education clients and oversees volunteer childcare assistant(s), when present.

s a ministerial representative of CCEOK, it is expected that both professional and social behavior be aligned with the ethical and moral standards of the Catholic Church.

Key Tasks

  • Pray daily for the needs of the poor; opportunities include personal prayer, daily Mass, and/or adoration
  • Oversee children in a multi-age classroom by engaging in enrichment activities, games, and wholesome, values-based entertainment
  • Maintain proper standards of care and protection of children and notify parents, in class, if an issue arises
  • Ensure safety of all children including proper registration and check-in and check-out procedures
  • Communicate and enforce rules of childcare area to parents
  • Monitor children’s general welfare (bruises, injuries, nutrition, cleanliness, etc.) and report problems promptly and appropriately
  • Maintain cleanliness of the childcare area - sanitize tables, chairs, and toys regularly
  • Organize the childcare area – art materials and supplies, inspect toys and discard broken toys immediately
  • Guides childcare volunteers, when present
  • Other duties as assigned to support the Education department
  • Comply with policies and procedures that creates a safe and secure environment, aligned with the standards of the Child and Youth Protection Charter

Key Skills

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs., bend, stoop, sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • CPR and infant CPR certified
  • Babysitter certification through Red Cross or other preferred
  • First aid training preferred

Key Attributes

  • Commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities
  • Patient with children of various ages
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to multitask and manage time well
  • Work independently and collaborate with others as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn how to articulate Catholic teaching with a commitment to its application in the job function

*Offer of employment contingent upon successful background screening and completion of VIRTUS training.