The Salvation Army

  • Children’s Activity Worker (Part-time) - Gathering Place for Seniors

    Job Locations US-NY-Albany
    Job ID
    2018-4699
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community.

     

    The Gathering Place for Seniors is a new social day program for seniors that will also include educational sessions AND on-site daycare for participants that care for young children during the day!

     

    This program is seeking a part-time Children's Activity Worker to oversee children in attendance. This includes planning and implementing fun, education, and age appropriate group activities for the children.

     
    The Salvation Army offers a benefits package to eligible part-time employees, including:

    • Paid time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation time, and sick time
    • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts

    Responsibilities

    • Plan and organize structured activities for children in attendance
    • Supervise a group of 8–10 children
    • Maintain health and safety of children at all times
    • Report any problems or concerns regarding the child’s welfare to the Senior Activity Coordinator
    • Assist with implementation of planned programs and activities under the direction of the Senior Activity Coordinator
    • Conduct age appropriate life skills education presentations
    • Other duties assigned by Program Staff and Corps Officers as requested
    • Attend all required trainings, including (but not limited to), NYS Mandated Reporter Training and The Salvation Army’s Keep Safe training.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Minimum one year experience working with children
    • Desire and ability to work with children
    • Ability to assist or lead with the teaching of activities
    • Energetic, sense of humor, patient and self-control
    • Safety oriented at all times
    • Creative and artistic a major plus

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