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Join Our Team! We are building healthier lives for children and families, free of abuse, neglect and violence. For over 40 years For The Child has strengthened families, prevented the trauma of child abuse, neglect and exposure to violence, and helped low-income children and families heal when it has occurred. For The Child is a non-profit agency and qualifies for the stipend program. We offer excellent supervision and training.

By working at For The Child you may qualify for the MENTAL HEALTH LOAN ASSUMPTION PROGRAM (MHLAP). Information available upon request. We offer medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, vacation and employer matching retirement plans.

Child Care Substitutes (On Call)

Job Description:
For The Child, a non-profit agency has positions at a variety of locations. We are looking for child care workers to supervise and carefully care for children (infant to 13 years old) in various programs. This exciting opportunity is a partnership with Los Angeles County Superior Courts. You are responsible for explaining the childcare rules to parents and children, organizing and implementing program and enrichment activities with children from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds as well as monitoring the children’s behaviors to ensure a pleasant and safe environment. Various locations throughout Los Angeles County.

*This is an On-Call position: $12.00 per hour.

  • Various shifts/locations available.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak clearly and maintain positive communication with parents and families.
  • Physical ability and strength to lift children and move play area objects.

Required Education, Training, Experience or Skills:

  • 12 units in ECE/Child Development (Preferred)
  • 1 year paid work experience in child care/preschool center.
  • Ability to carefully care for and nurture infants and children in crisis.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to calm difficult situations.
  • Various locations such as: Long Beach, Pomona, Norwalk, Downtown L.A., Compton, Santa Monica, Van Nuys and Chatsworth.
  • English and Bilingual English/Spanish workers needed.
  • Live Scan Finger-Print, DMV report and TB Skin test clearance required after interview.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to adapt and excel in a continuously changing environment, and make the children’s needs their primary focus.
  • The ability to lift up to 40 pounds is required.
  • Must be able to fully engage in physical activity.
  • Must be able to kneel, stoop, sit on the floor, stand for a long time, and demonstrate and engage in activities like jumping, dancing and walking.
  • Must be able to see and hear well enough to monitor the classroom to keep children safe at all times.

E-mail resumes with relevant education/units, work experience, and three professional references.

Apply

Parent Support: On Call Child Care Worker

Job Description:
For The Child, a non-profit agency has positions at a variety of locations. We are looking for child care workers to supervise and carefully care for children (infant to 17 years old) in various programs. You are responsible for explaining the childcare rules to parents and children, organizing and implementing program and enrichment activities with children from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds as well as monitoring the children’s behaviors to ensure a pleasant and safe environment.

*This is an On-Call position: $12.00 per hour.

  • Various shifts/locations available.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak clearly and maintain positive communication with parents and families.
  • Physical ability and strength to lift children and move play area objects.

Required Education, Training, Experience or Skills:

  • 6 units in ECE/Child Development or related field preferred.
  • 6 months-1 year paid work and/or volunteer experience in child care/preschool center.
  • Ability to carefully care for and nurture infants and children in crisis.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to calm difficult situations.
  • English and Bilingual English/Spanish workers preferred.
  • Live Scan Finger-Print, DMV, TB Skin test clearance required after interview.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to adapt and excel in a continuously changing environment, and make the children’s needs their primary focus.
  • The ability to lift up to 40 pounds is required.
  • Must be able to fully engage in physical activity.
  • Must be able to kneel, stoop, sit on the floor, stand for a long time, and demonstrate and engage in activities like jumping, dancing and walking.
  • Must be able to see and hear well enough to monitor the classroom to keep children safe at all times.

E-mail resumes with relevant education/units, work experience, and three professional references.

Apply

Development/Marketing Director

Job Description:
For 45 years For The Child has served the Greater Long Beach Community with innovative programs to prevent child abuse and neglect and with trauma specialized therapy to help child victims and their families heal when abuse has occurred. We are currently seeking an experienced Development/Marketing Director to increase agency fundraising support and agency visibility to support strategic plan goals.

Employment Type: Full- Time

Salary Range: $79,619 – $86,476 DOE

Benefits Offered: Paid Vacation/ST, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Development, Marketing & Public Relations, or related Non-profit Management field
  • 15 years or greater related experience
  • Proven Fundraising Experience
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Outstanding computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office, Publisher or similar, and donor/business contact management databases
  • Project a professional demeanor and possess exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to build rapport and effectively interface with donors, board members, senior management team, staff, and volunteers.
  • Strong project management, time management and organization skills
  • Non-profit experience a plus
  • Capital campaign experience a plus

General Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of donor relationships (Individual, Corporate, Foundations, Government Contracts).
  • Select, implement, and manage a modern donor database system
  • Develop and Manage agency annual fundraising plan to meet agency goals; collaborate with grant writing consulting firm.
  • Develop and Manage special events and fundraising appeals.
  • Supervise Development Assistant to strengthen social media outreach & fundraising
  • Develop capital campaign to support strategic plan goals
  • Develop and implement annual Marketing Plan to increase agency profile in community
  • Develop legacy giving materials and campaign

E-mail resumes with relevant education/units, work experience, and three professional references.

Apply

For The Child is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. For The Child does not unlawfully discriminate based on race, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry, disability (physical and mental), medical condition (includes HIV and AIDS), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, age, military and veteran status, and sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by law.