The Salvation Army - Central Territory

KROC: Child Watch Attendant

Job Locations US-WI-Green Bay
Job ID
2018-5117
# of Openings
4
Category
Arts and Education
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

MISSION STATEMENT 

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

KROC CENTER MISSION

In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Green Bay provides facilities, programs and services that encourage, enrich, and strengthen children, adults, and seniors through positive life-changing experiences.

 

SUMMARY/PRIMARY PURPOSE:

 

The Child Watch Attendant will be responsible for the nurture and supervision of all children participating in the temporary on-site care offered by the RJKCCC. The Child Watch Attendant will develop activities to entertain, teach, and mentor young children while their parents / guardians participate in Kroc programs and events.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

 

  1. Patiently supervise multiple children.
  2. Communicate effectively with children and parents / guardians.
  3. Handle difficult situations with speed, tact and fairness.
  4. Maintain a high level of enthusiasm.
  5. Organize and execute age appropriate activities for children both individually and in groups.
  6. Assist in the cleaning of toys and other materials used in the Fun Depot.
  7. Maintain a safe environment for staff and participants. 
  8. Able to work nights and weekends.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend meetings as directed by supervisor.

 

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT: Uses a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax machine, copiers, printers and projection machines. Operate motor vehicles in the execution of some essential functions.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Must be 18 years of age or older and have 1 year of relevant work experience with children.

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: First Aid, CPR and AED Certification or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self-directed schedule. 
  • Ability to address multiple projects in a timely manner while being responsive and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances. 
  • Exercise good judgment in personal actions.
  • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office products, e-mail, and Internet.

 

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES: 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work environment characteristics 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 is performed at times in an office environment at normal room temperature.  The noise level in this work environment is usually low.

For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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