Part Time

Childcare Room Attendant

Shaw JCC of Akron 750 White Pond Dr, Akron OH

Job Summary

Responsible for the care and safety of all children in the Child Care room. Cleanliness, interaction, organization and safety is highly stressed.

Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities:

Greet the child and parent:

  • Greet children and parents and make them feel welcome when they arrive
  • Ensure that children are ‘healthy’ (no fever or severe colds permitted)
  • Confirm registration and take payment
  • Confirm parent/guardian location within the building and phone number if needed. Parents may not leave the building.
  • Communicate with parents about child’s needs & potential allergy concerns
  • Remain sensitive and supportive to separation issues. Help child phase comfortably into Child Care room.
  • Communicate with parents about any questions or concerns they may have

Engage and attend to children at all times :

  • Children should be watched at all times to make sure they are safe
  • Talk with children and establish rapport
  • Engage children in age appropriate activities while in room
  • Guide and engage children in weekly slated activities that are part of the monthly rewards program
  • Offer comfort to children if they become upset or unsure
  • Change diapers on a timely basis and as needed.
  • Attend to infants as needed and tend to care, such as napping, bottle, etc., as needed.
  • Interaction and guided play are an important requirement of this position.

Provide positive transition at pick-up:

  • Give parents feedback about child’s visit
  • Tell parent and child good-bye and that you hope they will come back soon
  • Keep track of late pick-up in order to charge accordingly

During and End of shift:

  • Clean toys
  • Straighten up room
  • Complete daily checklist
  • Communicate important issues with supervisor in a timely fashion

Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications Required:

  • CPR certified
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers and young children.
  • Level of comfort relating to parents and children.
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Good communication skills.
  • Enthusiastically interrelates and engages in activities with children
  • Ability to effectively meet the needs of a young multi-aged group.
  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
  • Requires physical demands of cleaning of work areas and lifting and carrying of infants and children ages six weeks to six years.
  • Love kids!

Job Type: Part-time This position requires flexibility with availability during week day mornings, week day early evenings and weekend mornings.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Akron, OH 44320 (Preferred)