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Children's Program Staff (Part-Time) - CAS/San Diego Door of Hope

Company: The Salvation Army
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.
Position Summary
Plan, organize and lead children's activities for the resident children while their parents engage with programming on site. Lead organized activities in the evenings, after school and weekends. Summer activity planning. Coordinate with internal staff and external stakeholders for holiday events.
Essential Functions

  • Passion for working with children, strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, working knowledge of childhood development, trauma informed care, and cultural competence models of care.

  • Must meet all background clearance screening including fingerprinting.

  • Must also obtain certification for The Salvation Army's Protecting the Mission curriculum for child safety.

  • Obtain CPR certification within the first 60 days on the job.

  • Some computer skills are helpful.

  • Must be in good physical and mental health to meet the demands of a busy childcare program.

    Working Conditions
    Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to be able to lift up to 40lbs. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinets drawers and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer, fax and telephone. Extreme patience and works well under pressure.
    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ability to obtain background screening clearance

    • CPR Certification within 60 days of hire

    • Ability to keep areas clean and safe from hazards

    • Strong communication skills as coordination with other departments including therapists, case management staff, and chaplains is key

    • Ability to work in high paced, noisy environment

    • Prior experience working with children

      Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

      • Ability to multitask

      • Knowledge of the Trauma Informed Care Model

      • Ability to physically meet the demands of the children's program

      • Desired working knowledge of childhood development process and age appropriate expectations

      • Basic computing skills such as Word and Outlook email

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: The Salvation Army, San Diego , Children's Program Staff (Part-Time) - CAS/San Diego Door of Hope, Other , San Diego, California

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