Children's Services Technician
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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
If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net
- 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.
- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related area (such as Child Development or Psychology)
- Monday to Friday
- 40 hours per week
- Hours will be discussed during Departmental interview
- Some evening hours may be required
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