Fort Worth, TX
Salary: $12.00 to $13.50 /hour
Childcare/Respite Worker – International Foster Care – Fort Worth, TX
Catholic Charities Dallas is looking for Child Care/Respite Workers to join our team. You will be part of the Children’s Services program.
Provide client support to assist refugee foster youth in meeting their service plan goals. Provide appropriate levels of supervision outlined in client service plans and agency foster parent directives. The childcare/respite worker provides supervision of up to five foster youth ranging in age 0-19 in an agency foster home. Currently hiring for daytime weekend shifts and occasional weekday evening shifts . Primarily Saturday & Sunday shifts. 8-12 hour shifts depending on need. Bilingual English/Spanish -urgently needed! This is a great opportunity to work with a supportive team, an amazing agency, and further an important cause. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver’s license – see other requirements below. Apply today.
Provide life skills development to help refugee foster youth adjust, acculturate and prepare for successful, independent living.
Maintain compliance with Standards of Care in the agency home, including ensuring training requirements remain current and assistance is sought in areas of concern.
- H.S. diploma, some college preferred.
- Minimum age- 21.
- Bilingual in current refugee/immigrant language
- One plus year of previous childcare experience required
- Valid U.S. drivers license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; verbal and written communication skills
- Computer literate
- Strong organizational and time management skills required
- Ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse cultures and ethnicities
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Catholic Charities Dallas offers a variety of benefits to our staff including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Our employees can participate in a retirement plan with an employer contribution after one year of employment. Paid Time Off (PTO) allows employees the flexibility to take time off as they need and we have a generous holiday schedule. This is a part-time, non-exempt position with a salary range of $12.00 to $13.50 per hour, based on skills and experience.
For consideration, all applicants must apply and submit their resume and cover letter via email to careersatccdallas.org. Due to the volume of responses, only qualified parties will be contacted. Catholic Charities Dallas is an equal opportunity employer.
Catholic Charities calls the community to action to join us in addressing the root causes of poverty, hunger, and homelessness by serving, educating, and empowering all those in need.
Catholic Charities will be recognized as an effective leader serving the most vulnerable in our communities on their journey toward hope, independence and a better life.
Service – giving of ourselves and welcoming all
Compassion – treating all with empathy, care and consideration
Integrity – doing what is just, honest, and merciful
Respect – acknowledging the dignity and worth of every person
Commitment – giving attention, energy, and passion to all we do
For more information, you can visit our website at: http://www.ccdallas.org