Services for the Underserved

Childcare Specialist

Job Location US-NY-New York
Homeless Services
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Child Care Specialist for the shelter will be responsible for collaborating with staff and implementing lesson plans and curriculum which are developmentally diverse for children ranging in age from 3 months old – 13 years old.  The Specialist will assist with homework and prepare after school activities, ensure that the childcare area is organized, maintained and safe, facilitate groups and workshops, including a parenting workshop. Will communicate and report all problems, concerns and incidents to Program Director, interact and closely supervise children at all times, participate in parenting workshops as appropriate for the population needs. Residential Aide duties will also be preformed.


  • High School diploma required. Associate’s degree preferred.
  • At least one year experience working with infants and children required.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.
  • Experience working with a culturally diverse and/or special needs population.


Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.





Company Overview

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement.

S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Recruitment.


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