This paraprofessional position is responsible for assisting victims of domestic violence and maintaining a classroom setting following the Children’s Services Therapeutic Childcare Curriculum and the Department of Children and Families criteria. It is also responsible for providing crisis intervention, case management and advocacy for victims of domestic violence. Employee will work indoors, outdoors and off-site.
TO APPLY: Submit your resume through https://www.hubbardhouse.org/careers. No phone calls. Equal Opportunity Employer.
All duties and requirements are essential job functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Essential duties and responsibilities
PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES: 1. Oversee the physical care and security of the childcare center, school and playground areas. 2. Coordinate and facilitate support/educational groups. 3. Serve, as a floater between all classrooms on an as needed basis as assigned by program supervisor. 4. Maintain a file for every client and document progress and services provided as outlined in the program procedure manual. 5. Prepare reports as defined in program procedure manual. 6. Assist with evening Children’s Group activities on an as needed basis as assigned by program supervisor. 7. May be required to facilitate/mediate conflict resolution meetings with clients. 8. Coordinate client evaluations of program on an as needed basis as assigned by program supervisor. 9. May be required to provide, prepare and/or serve food according to the guidelines outlined in program procedure manual and/or the Food and Nutrition Program. 10. Coordinate/attend outings, field trips and/or special events for victims. 11. Provide information regarding resources and options for victims. 12. May be required to assist with the training of new employees as assigned by program supervisor. 13. Train and supervise volunteers to provide victim services in service delivery area. 14. Attend internal and/or external meetings as assigned by program manager. 15. Direct all problems concerning shelter maintenance in writing to program manager or designee for prompt resolution and compliance with shelter risk management policy and DCF requirements. 16. Serve as liaison between volunteers and program manager. 17. Be familiar with and follow all departmental duties as outlined in procedures manual. 18. Assume other duties as assigned by program manager.
A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required. Vehicle insurance must be maintained. Must meet eligibility requirements for Hubbard House, Inc. vehicle insurance coverage.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or G.E.D. required. Child Development Associate Credential (CDA), college degree in relevant field and/or one-year experience working in early childhood education and/or with families at risk preferred. DCF 30 and 10-hour courses, CPR/First Aid certified, and Florida Food Handlers Card required.