Childcare workers often help preschool-age children prepare for kindergarten. Young children learn from playing, solving problems, questioning, and experimenting. Childcare workers use play and other instructional techniques to help children’s development. For example, they use storytelling and rhyming games to teach language and vocabulary. They may help improve children’s social skills by having them work together to build something in a sandbox or teach math by having children count when building with blocks. They may involve the children in creative activities, such as art, dance, and music.
This position requires additional activities of engaging families at the Family Health Center to promote the Mom & Dad Project classes, Reach Out and Read grant requirements and dental education pertaining to services offered through the Rural Health Clinic and possibly mobile unit once established.
Additionally this position has a housekeeping component, ensuring that the facility is clean and germ free allowing families to feel safe and cared for.
The Mom & Dad Project is seeking a team member who has the following:
- Passion for working with children
- Interest in child development
- Flexibility for schedule
- Self-motivated to establish successful program