Children's Services Technician

Harris County

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Jun 25

This job is no longer accepting applications.

Position Description

The Children's Services Technician works with the Supervisor and Staff to plan and execute child care activities for children ages 0 to 17 years old who are attending core services at the Children's Assessment Center (CAC).

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with day-to-day operations of the Activity Center in the Children's Services program
  • Coordinates activities and special events, monitors and interacts with children and ensures the safety and well-being of children
  • Completes reports and interacts with parents, Children's Assessment Center and Child Welfare Staff
  • Performs routine care-giving tasks and helps ensure care is provided in accordance with standards
  • Plans and provides childcare activities for children from ages 0 to 17
  • Assists with daily operations of the Activity Center
  • Monitors and interacts with children to ensure child safety and well-being
  • Helps to contribute to the child-friendly environment of the CAC by maintaining a safe space for children to explore and play as they await services, including: providing meals, clothing, entertainment and activities, and helping to ensure each child’s emotional, social and physical needs are met while at the CAC
  • Assists Supervisor in planning volunteer training and education; oversees volunteers and assists with scheduling and follow-up to ensure coverage in the Activity Center
  • Assumes responsibility for data entry for Activity Center visitors; maintains and updates daily, monthly and yearly reports
  • Assists in planning, preparing and implementing all Children's Services special events including large scale holiday events
  • Assists in the transport of supplies and donations
  • Attends child development, child maltreatment and other relevant training to enhance skills


Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net

Requirements

  • Associate's Degree
  • One (1) year experience working directly with children
  • Excellent child-friendly communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and perform in a high-stress environment
  • Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team environment


NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume"will not be accepted for qualifications.

Preferences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related area (such as Child Development or Psychology)

General Information

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Monday to Friday 
  • 40 hours per week
  • Hours will be discussed during Departmental interview
  • Some evening hours may be required


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