Child Care Worker

Women Against Abuse, Inc (WAA)
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Thu, 09/07/2017
Program Summary: 
WAA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, is Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence advocate and service provider and among the largest domestic violence agencies in the country. The mission of WAA is to provide quality, compassionate and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. With over 150 staff, WAA serves over 15,000 individuals each year through emergency residential services (2 - 100 bed safe havens and 15 transitional housing apartments), legal services, hotline counseling, aftercare community based services, prevention & education, and advocacy. WAA’s Core Values are Safety, Empowerment, Strength, Hope, Respect, and Integrity and we are committed to a work environment built on honesty, transparency, teamwork, accountability, and a high level of professionalism.
Salary & Benefits: 
commensurate with experience as well as a generous, comprehensive benefit package.
Schedule: 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday (9am-12:30pm as well as an additional 2.5 hrs TBD)
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
The primary responsibilities will be to create and maintain a safe and stimulating environment for children (ages 1-5), provide care and activities for children’s learning programs in a structured setting and to assist with program planning and coordination. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
Qualifications: • High School Diploma or the equivalent is required. • A certificate in childcare, early childhood education or related field is strongly preferred. • Three (3) to five (5) years experience working with children pre-school to K is required. • Demonstrated experience in delivering effective learning activities is required. • Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required. • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required. • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required. • Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire. • Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory child abuse, criminal, FBI clearances and TB Test required (all related fees will be paid by WAA).
More Details: 
Olney Section, Philadelphia
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Human Resources,