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SafePlace

Community and Residential Services Childcare Provider

Youth and Parenting · Olympia, Washington
Department Youth and Parenting
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $15.00 per hour

SafePlace, Thurston County's designated sexual and domestic violence services agency, has an opening for two part-time Community and Residential Services Childcare Providers.

The Community and Residential Services Childcare Providers will provide youth activities during community services support groups, legal clinics and other agency activities, as needed.

Successful candidates will: 

  • Provide childcare and other activities for children and youth.
  • Complete all required client contact paperwork and statistics forms.
  • Log in entries of items requiring follow-up.
  • Report to Child Protective Services (CPS) in the case of suspected child abuse and neglect within 48 hours and follow up with Youth and Parenting Program Manager.
  • Maintain youth space at shelter.
  • Provide input to the Youth and Parenting Program Manager regarding information staff may need during case conferencing.
  • Meet with Youth and Parenting Program Manager, train community childcare volunteers, and attend required meetings, as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Experience in working with children and youth.
  • General knowledge of child development and effects of domestic violence on children.
  • Demonstrated understanding of domestic and sexual violence issues.
  • Willing to participate in a team oriented work environment.
  • Commitment to support the program with a diverse and multicultural perspective.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff.
  • Have a telephone.
  • Commitment to the need for client and agency confidentiality. 
  • <!--[endif]-->Agreement with the SafePlace philosophy statement.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in crisis intervention.
  • Bilingual/Bi-cultural in Spanish and English.
  • Experience in conflict resolution.
  • Experience working with parents/caretakers.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.

Job Description

Please include three professional references in your application.  One of your references must be a current or past supervisor from within the last five years.

Deadline:  Open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

SafePlace employment is conditioned upon agreement with SafePlace's Philosophy Statement and passing a Washington State Patrol criminal background check. Please complete the Criminal History Questionnaire, Criminal Background Check Disclosure and Identifying Information for Criminal Background Check forms below and bring them with you if invited to interview. Criminal background checks will only be run if you are offered employment.

SafePlace Philosophy Statement

Criminal History Questionnaire

Criminal Background Check Disclosure

Identifying Information for Criminal Background Check

 

SafePlace is an equal opportunity employer.  Our agency is committed to a culturally and ethnically diverse workplace.

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  • Location
    Olympia, Washington
  • Department
    Youth and Parenting
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $15.00 per hour