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Loving And Caring Person
I have been working with children for 13 years as a preschool teacher and I cared for my grandfather till he passed away. I was also a foster parent and adopted my son. I'm dependable and very outgoing.I'm a great companion.
1 yr of exp.
I have worked with children for the last 10 years in various capacities. Working as a Camp Counselor for the past 3 years, and as an Assistant Teacher for the past two while away at college. I have experience creating fun and educational activities for kids (and experienced in cleaning up the activities too)! I have worked with youth aged 3 months to 13 years of age, and love the adventures and experiences that each age bring. I would love to get to know your family more, can't wait to hear from you.
4 yrs of exp.
Fun And Responsible Sitter
Hi! I am 20 years old and have been sitting neighborhood children and family friends since I was 12. I absolutely love to be with kids, play games and whatever they want to do! This semester I will be taking my college classes remotely, and so I will have a lot more free time that I would love to fill up by taking care of kids in the community.
6 yrs of exp.
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Our son is smart and loves one on one interactions. He'll be 3 in May and is on the cusp of reading. He's a busy boy who loves to sing and do crafts. My husband and I both work retail. With Mom owning her own business, he's gotten too old/busy to be at Mom's shop all day. Our ideal caregiver: We want someone who will play with our son, not just sit in front of the TV with him. We want someone who has some experience, and who can keep up with a very active toddler! Additional needs include pick up / drop off, meal prep, having a reliable car, being comfortable with pets and a non-smoker. Looking for a caregiver for my 2-year-old son. Looking for care Wednesdays (10:30am-6pm) and Thursdays (9:30am-6pm). My schedule may vary.
**Update 3/19/20 - we have not filled the opening but are postponing until COVID-19 is no longer a major threat. Thank you! We need a nanny to take care of our 17-month-old daughter in Ballston Spa. Animal lovers please apply (we have an energetic 7-year-old pup)! A car is not provided - please have your own. Looking for care Thursdays and Fridays starting around 7:30 a.m. until about 11:30-12 p.m. Flexible start date but the sooner the better!
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POSITION SUMMARY: Assists in planning and implementation of daily program activities and curriculum for assigned classroom. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists Teacher in the implementation of daily lesson plans and activities, and actively participates in classroom instruction. Adheres to YMCA and/or OCFS guidelines for proper verbal interaction, proper learn and play techniques, as well as age appropriate redirection as a form of discipline. Supports behavioral management plans, and maintains confidentiality, sensitivity and patience with the children and parents through appropriate verbal interactions. Completes accurate and timely records of attendance, progress and behavioral reports, as assigned. Supports and role models the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards while promoting child participation in activities and discussions about healthy living. Follows all YMCA and/or OCFS policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary. Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Ability to articulate and model the Y's four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training. Wear required and approved uniform items at all time. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum age of 16 years old; Must be able to furnish working papers. 1+ years of childcare experience with children under age 13 years old. Current CPR PRO & First Aid certifications. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SARATOGA REGIONAL YMCA JOB DESCRIPTION This work is primarily performed indoors and may require any one or more of the following physical activities: Must have the ability to remain standing and moving for extended periods of time; bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, standing, walking, running, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and/or visual acuity. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. May handle human body fluids as part of the daily operational duties. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. SIGNATURE
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