Care Giver Outreach Assistant
Do you want to be a part of a community where you experience the power of collaboration? Are you feeling stagnant and not challenged enough in your current role? Looking for a more rewarding career where you can make a difference in the community? Then let us tell you about Children's Bureau.
We are a private, nonprofit organization in preventing child abuse and neglect in treating children and families within the community. Through prevention, treatment, and advocacy, our innovative comprehensive services help thousands of at-risk children and parents within the Los Angeles and Orange County areas.
Here at Children's Bureau, we stand by building an inclusive and equitable working environment. We believe everyone here within the organization enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world.
What is in it for you at Children's Bureau:
- Excellent benefits that include, medical, vision, dental, 401(k), life insurance, pet insurance, and a Flexible Spending Account.
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
- 13 paid wellness days and 11 paid holidays per year.
- Selfcare, which includes optional weekly stretch and meditation for all staff.
- Employee engagement events that range from dance parties, Trivia, and Bingo.
- An extensive health wellness program provided to all staff to help better you personally and professionally.
- A culture that cultivates learning and promotes growth and development.
- TIROC - Trauma Informed Resilience Oriented Care (TIROC).
- DEI - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, which includes a DEI Book Club.
Why Work At Children's Bureau?
Children's Bureau of Southern CA proudly is committed and supportive of complete pay transparency. The position of Care Giver Outreach Assistant will pay $19.24/hour. Additionally, the lifespan compensation range of this position is: $19.24/hour - $22.60/hour
Must have Covid-19 Vaccine and Booster.
Learn more about your job:
This position is responsible for creating an enriching learning environment and looking after the basic needs of the children under their care during BIH group sessions. This position requires experience with children with an understanding of the principles of child development. This position will ensure that children are safe and well supervised during group sessions/child watch and will provide opportunities for children to engage in positive experiences that will help children to build confidence and self-esteem. In addition, the CGOA will be required to assist the BIH Community Outreach Liaisons (COL) with outreach and recruiting activities as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Caring for infants and children during BIH in-person Group sessions/child watch.
- Creating fun and enriching age-appropriate activities where children can enhance their developmental skills including language, fine and gross-motor development, cognitive development, social and emotional development, and self-esteem.
- Assist with managing lessons and activity schedules, setting up activities, and engaging in activities with the children.
- Model proper social interactions with children and keep children active and engaged.
- Provision of individualized care not limited to set-up/clean-up of the designated space for infants and small children; reading age-appropriate books, showing videos, playing music; supervising playtime and naptime, bottle-feeding babies, changing diapers when needed/toileting, and preparing snacks for each session.
- Maintaining a clean, safe, and sanitary environment and adhering to proper hygiene methods, such as frequent handwashing and wearing gloves, when needed.
- This position will also require the CGOA to have excellent communication and conflict-resolution skills and be able to provide parents with updates on their child's experiences while under their care.
- Assist with identifying recruitment locations, distributing outreach materials such as program fliers, and assist COLs with setting up for outreach presentations.
- Maintains confidentiality in matters of agency operations, personnel, and clients.
- Assist with administrative tasks, such as photocopying, answering phones, etc.
- Travel required.
- Minimum of an Associate of Arts degree in early childhood education;
- Three (3) years of professional childcare experience (infants, toddlers, preschoolers);
- Cheerful and friendly personality;
- Ability to build rapport with new parents;
- Patient and empathetic;
- Organized and familiar with childcare best practices including infant care;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.