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Child Care Provider (PASS) - Bakersfield, CA (part-time)

Job Summary

Provides child care to the children of adoption families who participate in adoption support groups provided under Koinonia's "Post Adoption Support Services" program.  The support groups are provided for a few hours, once per month in the evenings. The position involves about 4 hours of work per month to provide child care during the monthly support groups.  The ideal candidate for this position will be reliable, dependable, punctual, hard-working and have good people skills.  The pay for the position is $10.50 to $11.50 per hour, depending upon experience.  Must be at least 18 years old.


General Responsibilities

Provides supervision to children of families who participate in adoption support groups, including safety and play time for younger children, and directed activities and program for older children.  Helps with the setup, facilitation and "break down" of items needed for the support groups.


Educational Requirements

 High school diploma required.


Licenses & Certifications

 Driver's license required.


Experience Requirements

 Prior experience in child care helpful.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to quickly establish a rapport with children and co-workers.
  • Ability to interact successfully with children and adults from differing social, cultural, racial and religious backgrounds.
  • Ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in duties.
  • High personal integrity and a strong commitment to excellence.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation.
  • Must have a good driving record, and proof of auto insurance.
  • Must be able to successfully pass state and federal criminal background checks and also successfully pass a health screening.

Location Description for Bakersfield, CA:
Bakersfield is a city of approximately 347,000 (2010 census) and is located in Kern County. It is located roughly equidistant between Fresno (to the north) and Los Angeles (to the south). Nearby communities include Oildale, Greenfield-Panama, Lamont, Rosedale, Weedpatch, Arvin, Shafter, and Tupman. With 272 sunny days, Bakersfield is one of the sunniest cities in the U.S. The average minimum temperature is 38°F and the average maximum temperature is 99°F. The average annual precipitation is 6 inches.

To Apply
Please send us a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, explain how you heard about this position and outline your past experience and qualifications for the position.


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