Child Care Aide

HELP USA - Manhattan, NY3.3

Full-time
About HELP USA

HELP USA is one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence. With an annual operating budget in excess of $100 million, HELP USA currently serves 25,000 people annually in 54 programs and residences across five states and is continuing to grow. HELP provides 3,500 units of permanent and transitional housing as part of its 30-year commitment to families and individuals in need of safe, stable homes.

Position Overview

An important program at many of our Family Shelters is the Day Care/Early Learn program to help children who are impacted by homelessness. As Childcare Aide, you’ll play an important role in helping the children at one of our sites continue to learn and develop despite the hardships encountered by their families.

Your responsibilities will include:
Assisting the Teachers and Assistant Teachers with facilitation of educational curriculum and implementation of lesson plans and daily activity schedules.

Keeping equipment accessible and in good, clean, sanitized condition and removing and reporting damaged or unsafe equipment.

Meeting and greeting the children and their families daily and encouraging families to volunteer and participate in their children’s program.

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED.

Experience working with preschool age children.

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office applications.

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.