Child Care Worker

Lancaster, MA

Company Description:


Since 1969, the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps has been operating residential and community-based programs throughout MA. We offer an exciting and rewarding work environment with excellent supervision, training and benefits, including: medical, dental, 401K, up to 4 weeks vacation time, sick and personal time, short- and long-term disability and company-paid life insurance. Applicants who bring the strength of diversity are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Residential Counselors are responsible for direct supervision of residents and providing safe, pro-social, and age appropriate activities.


$25,000 - $30,000 Based on education and experience



  • Per diem positions available (work as needed at an hourly rate based on education and experience)


Duties Include:



  • Coordinate and supervise therapeutic activity groups

  • Maintain the safety and well being of the residents and fellow staff.

  • Physically restrain students as necessary in accordance to RFK policy and procedure.

  • Provide safe adult supervision and act as a positive role model for residents.

  • Communicate directly, clearly and respectfully in verbal and written form.

  • Provide recreational activities

  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups.


Qualifications:



  • High school Diploma required;

  • B.A. and residential experience preferred.

  • Must be 21 years of age.

  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license required.


Lancaster Campus:


The children who come to stay at the Lancaster Campus are often extremely fragile. Employees concentrate on gaining each child’s trust as they engage them throughout every aspect of their day — residence, play, therapy, and school.In addition to having the only adventure education physical challenge course, the Lancaster Campus has a NYPUM (National Youth Project Using Minibikes) program. Students from all four programs and the Lancaster School participate in the program, which uses the exciting incentive of riding minibikes as a catalyst for mentoring and reinforcing good behavior.


Reference ID: 8cfdfa9564c4

Date Posted: 09/18/2017

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