Agency Name: Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.
Address: 3124 East Apache
Website Address: www.dvis.org
Contact Name: Debby Raskin
Job Inquiry Phone: 918-508-2710
Job Inquiry Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Opening Title: Child Care Master Teacher
Job Opening Description: The ideal DVIS candidate is one who is interested in joining a workplace culture that encourages self-care, an environment of continuous learning and strong peer support. We are looking for people to join a team of advocates who use trauma informed approaches that will scaffold and support our clients and their children.
The philosophy of our organization is that all people have the right to live without fear, abuse, oppression, and violence. Our advocacy programs embrace the philosophy that people experiencing violence and/or abuse have the potential to control their lives and can be helped in doing so through support, information, and encouragement. We believe that our organization should model behavior that is nonviolent and uses power responsibly for personal and organizational action and growth.
SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide care, recreational, and/or educational activities for children birth - twelve years of age; to help make parents aware of services DVIS provides for children and to assist in linking families to those services as needed; to assist with child advocacy projects as time permits when no children are in child care; and to monitor and report needs of child care in compliance with DHS daycare licensing standards; and to provide a full range of individual and group advocacy services for children and their families.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
. Responsible for reflecting on how parts of your identity might give you advantages in the workplace-even if you didn't ask for them or earn them-while others might experience disadvantages. We ask that you also reflect on how your position and how your power may shift depending on your environment, the people around you, or the institutions at play. The goal of this reflection is to build the awareness and compassion that is needed and expected to create an inclusive workplace.
. Responsible for creating an inclusive environment and behaving in a way that ensures that clients and employees feel: embraced, no matter what their cultural orientations are, respected and valued, engaged and connected to the community, and safe from abuse and harassment.
. Responsible for maintaining and promoting a philosophy of customer service consistent with the goals of DVIS. Be sensitive to client service issues and flexible enough to respond to the needs of individual clients.
. Responsible for planning and implementing therapeutic, recreational, and/or educational activities that focus on the children's program's rotating curriculum, adding activities when needed.
. Responsible for completing a progress note with factual, non-judgmental information.
. Responsible for utilizing appropriate non-physical guidance and discipline techniques when necessary, and providing feedback to parents on time spent in child-care center. Always leave parent with a positive observation of the child.
. Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to Daycare Director. If Daycare Director is not available and it is an immediate concern, report information to Children's Counselor or Children's Program Managers. If it is not an urgent situation, a detailed note should be left in the Daycare Director's mailbox. A factual account of what has been seen or heard should be put in the child's chart and an incident report completed if necessary.
. Responsible for sanitizing all toys and equipment in the childcare center once a week. In addition, sanitize toys that you are aware have been mouthed by babies at the end of each day.
. Responsible for working on child advocacy projects. Projects should be done in the following order, unless otherwise directed.
o Copying materials needed for children's programs.
o Typing children's program materials when needed and requested.
Job Opening Basic Qualifications: . Must be a Master Teacher who is at least 18 years of age with a Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA) or Associate Degree or a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development is required.
. Three years experience working with children age's birth to 12 years
. Adult, infant and child first aid and CPR certifications are required.
. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following area are required:
o Child development and age appropriate expectations of children birth - twelve years of age;
o Application of positive, self esteem building guidance and discipline techniques;
o Ability to implement a program of planned therapeutic, recreational, and educational activities for children birth - twelve years;
o Skilled responses in meeting emotional and behavioral needs of children birth - twelve years.
o Effects of trauma and domestic violence on children and families;
o Awareness of symptoms of child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect, and laws relating to reporting of child abuse.
Job Description Summary: To provide care, recreational, and/or educational activities for children birth - twelve years of age; to help make parents aware of services DVIS provides for children and to assist in linking families to those services as needed; to assist with child advocacy projects as time permits when no children are in child care; and to monitor and report needs of child care in compliance with DHS daycare licensing standards
Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
Additional Information: To apply visit our website at www.dvis.org.