|Title:||Non-Public School Driver/Instructional Aide|
|Department:||Childhelp Merv Griffin Village|
CEO and Co-Founder SaraO’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse. For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at www.childhelp.org.
About Childhelp Merv Griffin Village
The Childhelp Merv Griffin Village is located in Beaumont, California. Beaumont is 90-miles east of Los Angeles and 30-miles west of Palm Springs off Highway 10. Childhelp Merv Griffin Village has been providing a healing home environment for severely abused, neglected, and at-risk children since 1978. Producing a true community atmosphere, the Village houses as many as 84 children ranging in age from 6 to 14 years old. In addition to our residential component our Village contains a Non-public School that provides services for many or our residents and children from the surrounding communities. The program gives children the skills and information to make better decisions and improve each individuals abilities with the goal of returning to mainstream residential and educational lives.
The NPS Driver/Instructional Aide will work varying shifts from 6am to 4pm, 8-hours per day, 5-days per week. Staff will be paid only for hours worked, and will work 210 days per year. The position will be assigned a route to provide transportation for the children to and from school. Classroom responsibilities include assisting with supervision and behavior management of students, and working under the teacher's direction in the presentation of material and implementation of lesson plans.
- Transport students between their home in the community to the NPS; must be able to navigate and provide safe, reliable transportation within set classroom schedules
- Ensure that all documentation is perfomed as required, observe and report progress and incidents.
- Possess the ability to tutor students in general educational topics such as reading, math, geography, history, etc.
- Foster child's motivation by being enthusiastic, professional and encouraging
- Follow all policies and classroom procedures
- Communicate with respect to parents and coworkers
- Express a problem solving and positive approach when working with the children and coworkers
- Demonstrate the highest levels of teamwork, communication, dependability and flexibility
- Must possess a minimum of a High School diploma with at least 3-years of experience working with children in school or residential treatment program; must successfully complete a course in appropriate verbal and physical crisis intervention techniques
- Must have a valid State of California Driver's License and a clear driving record, and be able to pass a full background clearance
- An AA Degree in behavioral health field from an accredited college or university plus 2-years of experience working in a school or residential treatment program
Possess a BA/BS Degree and 1 year of experience working in a residential treatment program.
2. Must have a valid State of California Driver's License, and a clear driving record, and be able to pass a full background clearance.
Childhelp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer