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Child Care Worker

Posted: 01/26/2023

You can grow a career at Cape Cod’s most innovative human service agency….. inclusive environment, professional training, competitive salary, opportunities for advancement.   Latham offers a robust benefits package including 5 weeks earned time away, excellent health plans, tuition reimbursement and a retirement fund match.

Join our team helping students and adults with disabilities thrive in their educational and community life. 

Latham Centers Benefits Package includes: Health Insurance; Generous Paid Time Off; Tuition Reimbursement; and a 403b Retirement Plan with up to 5% employer match.  Extensive paid training is also available, upon hire, and includes: Professional Development Workshops, First Aid, CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Prevention.

Working as a Child Care Worker in our Children's program, you will promote a physically safe and emotionally healthy environment while supervising students during evening residential activities and overnight sleeping hours. $17.57 per hour.

Latham provides a paid two-week Orientation program for all new employees upon hire. While the ideal candidate for this position is required to have a High School degree or GED with one year human service experience, candidates with a high school diploma/ GED and are new to the human services field are encouraged to apply!  You must also have the ability to handle children in crisis safely, with compassion and have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record. 

Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills and professional appearance and demeanor are all required for this position. 

***Weekend differential $3.00 per hour for hours worked between 7am Saturday through 6:59am Monday! ***

37.5 hours: Mon 7p-8:30a, Sat 7p-9a (sleep shifts), Sun 10p-8a (Required to be awake during shift, pay rate: $16.00/hr. for Sun shift only)  
39 hours: Thurs, Sat 7p-9a,  Fri 10p-9a (Required to be awake during shifts, pay rate: $17.50/hr. for Fri shift only)  
33 hours: Thurs, Fri 10p-8a (Required to be awake during shifts, pay rate: $17.50/hr. for Thurs, Fri shift only), Sat 9p-9a (Sleep)
38 hours: Wed, Fri 7p-8a, (
sleep shifts) Sat 9p-9a (Required to be awake during shift, pay rate: $17.50/hr. for Sat shift only)  

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Latham Centers, Inc. (Latham) provides equal opportunity for all individuals served and employed. Latham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in treatment or employment at Latham, admission or access to Latham, or any other aspect of the programs and activities that Latham operates.

Position Type: Full-time,Part-time,Year-round