*Candidates will work 1 on 1 with a child with special needs in a childcare program setting.*
*Flexible Availability Monday - Friday from 1:00pm-6:00pm*
POSITION OVERVIEW: Support the YMCA Inclusion Program in order to facilitate the inclusion of children ages: Toddler through Adolescents with developmental disabilities one-on-one in a Childcare program setting.
Provide one-on-one support to children with special needs/developmental disabilities at childcare sites. Support child in re-directing challenging behaviors, positive behavior reinforcement, facilitate positive social skills with peers, etc.
Implement and follow the recommended inclusion plan to assist child in meeting established goals.
Collect and record childs progress towards goals, childs attendance, behavior observations, etc., on a daily basis.
Recommend changes to the Inclusion Plan and childs goals if needed.
Daily communication with childs parent regarding childs daily accomplishments and activities.
Follow and enforce safety standards and other policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Actively participate in on-going staff development and training opportunities (including but not limited to special needs topics, child development, positive behavior interventions, etc.)