Part-time Child Care Provider

Job Description

SUPERVISED BY:  Manager of Residential Housing                        




SUMMARY:   Administers First Step Home’s Children’s Program by implementing and overseeing appropriate procedures and activities.

HOURS:   Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

                  Saturday from 9:00am to 11:30am



  1. Provide or oversee the direct care of children ages 0-12.
  2. Attend individual supervision sessions with the supervisor.
  3. Ensure the safety and security of children at First Step Home and ensure they are under the supervision of their mothers and/or staff at all times.
  4. Communicate relevant information about children to the Residential Treatment Team and the Transitional Treatment Team.
  5. Maintain accurate records according to ODMHAS and CARF person/family-centered standards.
  6. Responsible for submitting all documents relevant to services rendered according to First Step Home, Inc. standards.
  7. Works to attain the goals as written in job performance evaluations.
  8. Abide by the standards as set forth in First Step Home’s Compliance Plan and Code of Conduct.
  9. Pursue training necessary for enhancing clinical skills and acquiring and maintaining appropriate credentials and licenses.
  10. Responsible for following all safety rules and safe health practices of First Step Home, Inc.
  11. Comply with all agency polices, procedures and directives of immediate supervisor, the President/CEO and the Board of Trustees of First Step Home, Inc.
  12. Follow the Core Values of First Step Home, Inc.
  13. Other duties as assigned.



1.  Must have High School Diploma or GED
2. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development or Social Services preferred. 
3. Must be eighteen years of age or older.
4. Two years experience working with children, preferably in the area of chemical dependency.
5. Must pass agency background check requirements.