Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in 1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families. Aspiranet’s services include foster care and adoption family support, residential care, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental and behavioral health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We provide services throughout California.

Bilingual Child Care Worker (Part-time)

Location: Concord, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 11535

Position Title: Child Care Worker

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Your Opportunity

Are you interested in being part of positive changes in child welfare services?   

Founded in 1975 with locations across California, Aspiranet is a trusted neighbor, partner and care provider that exists to help families thrive. With personalized care, Aspiranet offers a unique blend of services including foster family support, residential care, adoption services, services for foster youth transitioning to adulthood, mental health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We celebrate our values of respect, integrity, courage and hope through our work, and most importantly, our people. 

Aspiranet staff gain inspiration from human connection and understand that success is the product of teamwork. We seek champions for our mission and those committed to excellence. 

Your Future Team

Aspiranet’s Family and Community Services provide home, visiting, center-based and school-based services to children and families in their communities and offers assistance that is client-centered, trauma-informed, and reflective of best practice standards in the field.  Our services are designed to strengthen families and communities while preventing child maltreatment.  When you join our multidisciplinary team, you become part of a passionate group determined to impact lives and empower youth. 

Your Impact

The child care worker is responsible for providing continuous supervision of children served at the Monument First 5 Center, which is located in Concord CA. Major responsibilities include providing supportive care for children 0-5 years old, snack preparation, incident reporting, event participation, cleaning and disinfecting duties and overall support to center staff. We are a small center that serves more than 200 families per session. We have a passion to serve others and work very close together as a team.
Position is part-time , needed for weekdays and some Saturdays.
 
Current responsibilities during COVID-19:
-Creating activity bags for children, supporting teachers in online classes, participating in online trainings/meetings, creating material for Facebook page, helping prepare for events, 

Your Skills and Duties

  • Prepare and monitor preparation of snacks provided to children, ensuring that all left-overs are properly stored and dated, and disposed, and dining and food areas are properly cleaned and secured. 
  • Report any concerns regarding the physical plant or program to Child Care Worker Supervisor in a timely manner. 
  • Read, as assigned, policy manual and program standards and perform shift responsibility as assigned. 
  • Attend required meetings, training session, and briefings on current or proposed program and its related activities. 
  • Responsible for conducting a regular inventory of center’s equipment, supplies and food products for purposes of monitoring possible purchasing needs. 
  • Insure appropriate and safe condition and operation of center, its equipment and supplies. 
  • Support and model Aspiranet’s values, represent the Agency in a professional manner, and abide by the Agency’s Professional Code of Ethics. 
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff, birth and foster parents, children and community resources. 
  • Maintain client and case confidentiality per licensing and Agency standards. 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by Supervisor. 
  • Preferred, not required:
    -wants to get experience in a non-profit organization
    -interested in early childhood education or like working with children
    -bilingual Spanish or another language 
     

Education and Work Experience 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Two years of experience with children in a child day care or group care/residential setting or caring for children 0-5 yrs old. 

Licenses and Certifications

  • Meets all state required conditions of employment as set forth by Community Care Licensing for a Licensed Community Care facility; i.e. Fingerprint and child Abuse Index clearance, TB/Health Physical, valid CDL and clean driving record. 

Compensation: Competitive DOE 

Benefits: Aspiranet is a collaborative environment where everyone has a voice in creating the best possible outcomes for our clients and our staff. We offer an exceptional work environment and a competitive benefits package for full-time employees. Our benefits package is robust, aimed at keeping you healthy and well, financially secure, providing a work-life balance, and protecting you from the unexpected.
 
Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate.

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Aspiranet is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer; all applicants will be given full consideration under state, local, and federal law.

City: Concord

State: California

County: Contra Costa

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