SUMMARY: The Child Enrichment Associate will serve as a part of the Transitional Housing Services’ Children’s Enrichment Center team, in collaboration with other departments located at the Transitional Living and Learning Center. The Child Enrichment Associate provides child care services to youth ages birth to age 18, for the purpose of supporting families’ overall progress, and parents’ ability to participate in needed services and activities at the Transitional Living and Learning Center. The Child Enrichment Associate will be responsible for providing appropriate care and supervision for children of various ages in accordance with all Children’s Enrichment Center, SAMMinistries’, and other licensing standards. The Child Enrichment Associate will assist in preparing activities and materials necessary for youth activities during their shift. The Child Enrichment Associate works hand-in-hand with SAMMinistries employees, community partners and volunteers to ensure program outcomes are being met and adheres to all organization and Children’s Enrichment Center policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License, a good driving record, and proper insurance coverage. Monthly mileage reimbursed for applicable and documented work-related mileage. Some travel may be required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job requires standing or walking 50% or more of the workday; bending, twisting, and stooping; and the ability to move throughout campus as well as into and out of buildings and rooms.
The hours for the position are variable depending on program needs, but will primarily be weekdays (M-F), between the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM. Occasional daytime or weekend availability may be required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is primarily in an indoor/office type setting, but some work may be completed in outdoor environments. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks. Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day. This position requires on-site face to face contact with clients and program staff.