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Relief Parent

Job in Chicago - Cook County - IL Illinois - USA
Full Time, Part Time position
Listed on 2020-01-27
Job specializations:
  • Non-Profit
    Entry Level Non-Profit, Part Time Non Profit
  • Child Care/Nannying
    Babysitting, Part Time Child Care
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Relief Parent for Foster Parents
Becoming a Relief Parent with SOS Children's Villages Illinois is a rewarding part-time commitment suitable for a diverse array of adults. The SOS Children’s Villages Illinois model of care is a unique one: we employ full-time, professional Foster Parents who care for up to six siblings in a single-family home in one of our Village communities.

Relief Parents are a part of this special model by providing assistance and support to our Foster Parents during their absence. This might include taking care of children for several hours at a time in a Village home or assisting with picking the children up from school and activities. If you are someone who is interested in child welfare and want to make a difference consider becoming a part-time Relief Parent with us.
Position Requirements
High School,   3 to 4 Years work experience

1. A high school diploma or equivalent.
2. Valid Illinois driver's license with an acceptable driving record and proof of automobile insurance coverage.
3. Must be at least 21 years of age.
4. DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services) background clearance
5. Ability to work in at least one of the following Villages: Chicago (7600 S. Parnell), Roosevelt Square (1200 W. Roosevelt Rd.), Lockport (17545 Village Ln.)
6. Ability to work in an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free environment

Additional Skills and Experience:

• Previous childcare experience required, with infants preferred.
• Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.
• Reliable, punctual, and able to manage multiple tasks.
• Ability to work flexible hours, and at times overnight.
• Good verbal and written communications skills.
• Ability to learn and support SOS Illinois behavior management program.
• Commitment to SOS Illinois philosophy and mission.

ADA STATEMENT: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Position responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job. This position description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
Additional Information / Benefits
1. Flexible hours
2. Hourly pay

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Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • Are you over the age of 21?
  • Do you have a HS diploma or equivalent?
Contact Information
Contact Name: SOS Children's Villages Illinois
Contact Phone: 3123889449
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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