Catholic Charities Family Child Care Center located in Somerville seeks a Part-Time Van Driver to transport children in our family child care program. Morning and afternoon shifts are currently available.
The Driver is responsible for safely driving the agency vehicle(s) to transport children in the local area and to periodic field trips as assigned.
The Driver must be dependable and enjoy working with children and families. The Driver is accountable for the safety of the children while getting on and off, and while riding in the vehicle. Other responsibilities include completing all annual EEC driver safety training, and maintain safety training documentation in the PQ Registry, as required by EEC.
Applicant must be physically and emotionally able to accomplish the job and construct a calm and nurturing environment. The Driver must be capable of evacuating the passengers of the van, or building if necessary, with or without corrective devices and accommodations. The ability to read and write, to hear the conversational voice, to speak and be understood, and to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds is necessary.
A valid Massachusetts 7-D driver’s license and a minimum of 3 years experience driving, safe driving record, other certificates such as health will be needed including an agency processed CORI/SORI. Individual must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with children, parents, staff, and home providers are required.
The position is currently 20 hours per week with some benefits, but could lead to a possible full time position. We offer a congenial work environment and parking.