Child Watch Aide - Good Shepherd Shelter
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles,Inc.

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Post Date: Apr 23, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $15
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
Job Reference: GSS
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Description
Good Shepherd Shelter is a program of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. (CCLA) which is a transitional shelter for women and children who are escaping domestic violence. The shelter provides shelter in individual apartment units at no cost, case management, trauma-informed therapy for mothers and children, an on-site elementary school, an adult learning center, food, and legal resources.
Good Shepherd Shelter is seeking a responsible and dependable individual to assist with providing care to infants and preschool age children who reside in a domestic violence shelter.

Responsibilities
•Provide a safe and secure environment for children. Perform safety checks.
•Implement check-in/out procedures and follow all CCLA policies.
•Perform required administrative tasks.
•Attend to all of the children’s needs.
•Set up toys and equipment to be used and ensures proper storage when done.
•Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, parents and staff.
•Communicate effectively.
•Assist with follow-ups and progress of children as needed.
•Anticipate problems and find appropriate solutions.
•Enforce Covid-19 PPE compliance as required.
•Sanitize all areas of play and all toys per Covid-19 protocols.
•Communicate concerns to management for improvement or intervention.
•Attend and participate in required training sessions and staff meetings.
•Work collaboratively within a team-centered environment and provide additional support as directed by supervisor.

Skills
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Two years of college in child development preferred
• Biilingual English-Spanish required
• One to three years of related experience.
• Must be responsible, dependable with experience caring for infants and preschool age children.


Notes
Due to working with families who have experienced traumatic events, this individual must demonstrate sensitivity in working with children who may be experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges as a result. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Contact Details
Name: Program Manager
Address: 1531 James M. Wood Blvd.
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90015
Country: United States
Ph: 2132513441
Email: Sorellana@goodshepherdshelter.org