My name is Rachael and I am a Care Specialist with Care.com assisting Karmen and her family in their search for an afternoon caregiver for their 5 year old son. Hours are 2 pm to 7 pm Wednesday through Friday and open to Monday through Friday depending on availability, with optional date night babysitting. Duties include afterschool care and meeting him at the family home, making him a snack, age appropriate play including reading and active play, light housekeeping pertaining to the days events, making him dinner and bathing assistance. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience, is CPR and First Aid trained, and is punctual, reliable, proactive, self directed, motivated, engaging, outgoing and social. If your ideal afternoon includes listening to music, drawing, playing outside or watching Madagascar with a loving, smart, amazing little guy this might be the perfect position for you! Preference given to candidates who have experience with children with special needs and/or a background in Early Childhood Education, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy.