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Sallie House Childcare Worker

FL - St. Petersburg, FL 340 14th Ave S 33701, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America Req #3588
Thursday, August 1, 2019

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has job openings for a part-time and full time Child Care Workers for The Salvation Army Sallie House, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.




Job Summary



Provides child care services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and developmental activities and specialized programs; plans, develops, activities; prepares and maintains records; meets with Lead Case Worker regularly and Case Managers to discuss progress of children.Utilizes positive parenting practices in dealing with negative behaviors of foster care children.Maintains high integrity, cleanliness and orderliness of property.


This job requires a level of strong decision making. Candidate should have experience in areas of efficiency, responding to children with safe, secure, loving, clean and healthy interpersonal/communication skills.The candidate will implement activity planning appropriate for age-group discovery areas, include hands-on activities and training.Will plan and implement recreational activities both indoor and outdoor. Prepares all materials and is responsible for monitoring all inventory of distributed activities goods.Will prepare and serve meals, snacks and be responsible for facilitating a safe environment for the children.


The candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, pro-activity towards the children’s needs and monitoring and reporting any negligent behavior, accidents, or incidents that may be harmful to the children. This position requires integrity and confidentiality.Candidate should have a team based philosophy as well as attend and maintain all appropriate certifications required.This position will be exposed to external eliminates of weather related conditions. Use of general office equipment and command of the English language is required.




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


This position does require a Valid Florida driver’s license, acceptable driving record per This job does require a full background screening, FBI fingerprinting check, FDLE criminal check, local law checks, driving history, child abuse and neglect registry check.



Education and Experience



High School Diploma or G.E.D. required



And/or


Minimum - Two years’ experience teaching child development programs with foster care children.Any equivalent combination of training, experience and education, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.




Licenses and Certifications


The Salvation Army’s vehicle Insurance requirements. It is a requirement to have and obtain on a consistent basis certification in CPR, First Aid, and all other required training classes, 40 hours of training required within the calendar year.This job is required also to obtain prior/and/or on onset of hiring the Professional Parenting Training, needed for continuation of compliance.



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions


Physical activities include bending, standing, playing with children, sitting, crawling, lifting for periods of time.Maybe exposed to external weather and elements as needed and required.



Additional Information


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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Child Care
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.20
  • Max Hiring Rate $12.20