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Fun & Friends Program Assistant

Fun & Friends
Job Description
  • Position Type:
      Non-Certified Staff/Support Staff/After School Childcare Assistant
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Brainerd District Wide
  • District:
      Brainerd ISD 181





    Position Title:  Child Care Program Assistant 


    Department/Building: Community Education/Baxter/Nisswa/WESB 


    Reports to: Child Care Coordinator 


    Schedule: Part-time, 12 months, Approximately 4 hours per day on school days, up to 8 hours on non-school days    


    Compensation: Depending on experience, starting at $13.50 per hour




    This primary purpose of this position is to provide students with a safe, fun, and enriching out of school time experience. 



    • Maintain a safe, healthy, clean and inviting environment for children

    • Assist students in participating in fire, tornado, and other safety drills as required

    • Develop an environment and daily schedule that allows children to assume responsibility for successful peer interactions and choices while meeting the interests and developmental needs of each child

    • Participate in monthly professional development meetings

    • Submit files, records, documentation, and reports in accordance with program requirements

    • Maintain open communication with the Child Care Coordinator and Site Supervisors

    • Other duties as assigned by the Site Supervisor




    Position is regularly required to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk up & down stairs while moving throughout the building. Position requires occasional lifting and occasional physical intervention with students. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




    This position will be located in rooms with students at Washington Educational Services Building,  Baxter Elementary School or Nisswa Elementary School, and will regularly interact with the Child Care Coordinator, Site Supervisors, district and program staff, public, parents/guardians of participating children, and children participating in programs.This is not intended to be all inclusive, other duties and responsibilities from time to time should be taken and carried out as part of your job duties and description in a positive supportive manner.



    • Age: Must be at least 16 years old. 

    • Experience: Prefer at least one year of experience caring for children 

    • Follow policies on confidentiality and mandated reporting

    • Ability to mediate, problem solve, and redirect students in a positive way: motivate, support, serve as a positive role model and be energetic, creative, active, and friendly

    • Current CPR, First Aid, Concussion Training or ability to obtain and maintain


    Apply online.

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