Child Care Worker

Austin, TX 4613 Tannehil Ln 78721, 4613 Tannehil Ln, Austin, Texas, United States of America Req #18169
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Child Care Worker for the Austin Shelter for Women & Children, located in Austin, Texas.  


Job Summary

Provides care for children and infants in a church environment; changes diapers and clothes and ensures children and infants’ personal hygiene and safety; feeds and cleans children and infants; comforts and plays with children and infants; leads children’s activities for youth programs, including classroom training, tutoring, playground activities, bible study, and specialized programs; prepares and serves children snacks; maintains the cleanliness of the classroom/nursery area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of Child Behavior and Development. Knowledge of the principles and practices of First Aid and C.P.R and ability to ensure the safety of children. Ability to ensure the safety, health, and cleanliness of babies and children. Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of parents and remain sensitive to their concerns. Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army. Ability to teach children Christian values. Ability to plan, develop and implement effective childhood programs and activities

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D. and 6 months experience working in a daycare environment preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain within established timeframe)

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively. Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism. Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis. Moderate amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying children and heavy objects (more than 25 lbs.) frequently. Ability to observe children and ensure their safety. Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like.


Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 


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Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Child Care
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Austin, TX 4613 Tannehil Ln 78721, 4613 Tannehil Ln, Austin, Texas, United States of America