Childcare Ambassador (Women's Services)

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Oct 21, 2019
Closes
Nov 12, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
High School

Childcare Ambassador

Do you feel called to work in a Christian Ministry?

Do you want to work where you make a difference in the lives of others?

Join us at the Atlanta Mission, where we make a difference in the lives of over 1000 men, women, and children every day by providing food, shelter, clothing, counseling, vocational and spiritual guidance. We get to witness radical life transformations.

As a Childcare Ambassador, you will serve within our ministry by showing the love of Christ and helping mothers’ and children ages 0-18 choose help.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Welcomes mothers and children to Atlanta Mission and builds trust to develop a relationship and “Choose Help”
  • Assists mothers and children with immediate needs related to their children
  • Ensures childcare facilities are clean
  • Sorts and organizes childcare donations
  • Supervises and maintains Atlanta Mission children’s clothing closet
  • Supervises mothers and children in childcare
  • Provides a safe and welcoming environment for all mothers and children in the childcare area
  • Diffuses conflicts between clients
  • Models healthy parenting skills
  • Plans and implements daily activities and special events for mothers and children 
  • Assists mothers with completing childcare applications for services at My Sisters House (MSH)
  • Communicates with children’s advocate regarding new children entering MSH childcare programs
  • Communicates with children’s social worker specialist regarding any children’s needs for counseling
  • Communicates with Community Advanced Practice Nurses (CAPN) Pediatric team and mothers regarding children’s medical care
  • Leads devotions bi-weekly
  • Explains types of children’s services offered by Atlanta Mission specifically at MSH
  • Provides transportation from Atlanta Day Shelter for clients
  • Reports legal, ethical and/or safety concerns and ensures client compliance with approved policies

Qualifications

You will possess the following:

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year of related experience  
  • Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA) or Associates Degree is preferred

Experience & Skills:

  • Experience working with children who have experienced homelessness or other types of trauma is preferred
  • High emotional and organizational intelligence evidenced by success over time in multiple settings
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where multitasking is constant
  • Proven ability to be a self-starter
  • Well organized, diligent and reliable in following through on commitments

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing, sitting and/or walking)
  • Must have the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Must be able to occasionally ascend/descend stairs
  • Must be able to distinguish, determine and detest taste or smell
  • Must have the ability to constantly operate a computer and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, calculator and computer printer
  • Must be able to communicate accurate information
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 100lbs
  • There are no special vision requirements

Employer PAID benefits: Term Life and AD&D Insurance - Short-Term Disability  - Travel Assistance Program - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Employee Advocacy Services 

Employer CONTRIBUTED Benefits: Medical and 403b Retirement Plan: After one year of service Atlanta Mission will match .50 cents/$1.00 up to 5% of your contributions and 4% on your regular earnings

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