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After School Child Care Worker

Union Gospel Mission Position Description

POSITION TITLE: After School Child Care Worker
REPORTS TO: Women and Children's Ministry Director
LOCATION: 3400 SW 103rd Ave. Beaverton, OR 97005
STATUS: Part-time
WAGE: $16.86 per hour, 20 hours a week (max 30), no benefits

Assist with educational, after school care for high needs children ages 6 - 18 years of age.

- Provide trauma informed care that is safe, healthy, and nurturing for children
- Actively engage with children and guide them in appropriate educational programing
- Empower children to be confident and independent in their works and activities
- Keep to a daily and weekly schedule
- Practice consistent and proactive communication with staff
- Maintain the confidentiality of all clients and records
- Help maintain a positive, pleasant, and Christian atmosphere at WLC
- Assist with any other job-related duties as assigned by the Women and Children's Director.

- Agreement with the purposes of UGM/WLC programs and the grace-based team approach to ministry
- Concerned, caring heart for needy families and a willingness to confront behavior consistently and respectfully
- Ability to work in cooperation with the other UGM/WLC volunteers and staff
- Committed Christ follower. Agree with UGM's statement of faith and values of the organization.
- Ability to behave calmly in stressful situations
- High School diploma or GED
- At least six months' experience working with children
- Familiarity with Montessori learning style is preferred, not required
- Effective problem-solving skills
- Good time management and organization skills
- A nurturing spirit when interacting with children, parents, and staff
- Ability to maintain a clean and safe environment for children

- A criminal history and background check are required and must be successfully completed
- Able to stand/ bend/ be active for up to 4 hours a day
- Ability to walk up and down steps

Character: Strong commitment to the vision and values of Union Gospel Mission, have a passion for the gospel, and a desire to serve the homeless, broken, and addicted. Must be a follower of Jesus Christ and actively involved in a local Christian church. Must adhere to UGM's statement of faith and standards of conduct.

As a faith-based non-profit, UGM seeks individuals who align with our understanding of biblical and moral teaching as expressed in the UGM Statement of Faith:

We believe:
The Bible is the Word of God
There is one God, eternally existing as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
Jesus Christ was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, died on the cross, rose from the dead, and will come again in power and glory
People are saved by grace through faith in Jesus, and that faith is expressed by confession and repentance
The Holy Spirit empowers believers to know and worship God

Please send resume to Shannon Davidson at

Time:  Part-Time
Salary:  Hourly
Category:  Other

8/25/2023 2:00:55 PM

Job Contact:
Shannon Davidson
(503) 274-4483

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3 NW Third Ave.
Portland, OR 97209-3919

(503) 274-4483

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