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Childcare Providers and Assistants

Childcare Specialists and Assistants will care for the children of our parents during Support Groups, Parent Training Workshops and other as-needed events. We host these events all throughout Allegheny County at various sites, including our main location in Oakland and our satellite office in Natrona Heights. Shifts typically will range from 2 - 3 hours, except for Special Events, which will be longer hours. This position provides childcare to small groups of children approximately ages 0 to 12 years old; maintains a safe, clean and welcoming environment for children; plans activities; provides snacks; maintains paperwork including sign-in sheets and parent information forms; communicates with parents and AFN staff, and is responsible for other related tasks while on-duty. Locations vary. Childcare may be needed or used during daytime or evening hours, pending availability. This is an as-needed position, hourly pay position. Compensation is $15-20 per hour depending upon experience.


REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to pass PA State Criminal Background Checks and FBI clearances and NSOR; experience working with childcare in a school or facility settings; Special Education training or certification preferred, but not required; ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds in a culturally competent manner, and must be able to maintain confidentiality, be self-motivated and able to work independently or with a team.

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Within the past 10 years, have you been convicted of a crime other than a moving violation or a parking ticket? (Do not include convictions that were sealed, erased, or expunged; convictions that resulted in referral to a diversion program; or marijuana-related convictions that are more than 5 years old):

Criminal convictions will not automatically disqualify an applicant from a particular job. The company will consider the nature of the crime, its seriousness, whether the conviction(s) substantially relates to the position's functions and qualifications, the frequency of convictions, the applicant's age at the time of conviction, the time elapsed since the date of conviction or completion of a jail sentence, the applicant's entire work and educational history, and employment references and recommendations.

“I certify that the facts contained in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and understand that if employed, falsified statements on this application shall be grounds for dismissal.

I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein and the references and employers listed above to give you any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information they may have, personal or otherwise, and release the company from all liability for any damage that may result from utilization of such information.

I also understand and agree that no representative of the company has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time, or to make any agreement contrary to the foregoing, unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized company representative.

This waiver does not permit the release or use of disability-related or medical information in a manner prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other relevant federal and state laws.”

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