After-School Care for 3 children. Our family is in need of a reliable, responsible and caring individual to care for our children in our home during after-school hours. Care will be required one to three days a week, beginning in January 2019 until May 2019. This position may be renewable on a year-to-year basis. The children will be in fourth, seventh and ninth grade.

Responsibilities:

  • Pick up children at school and bring them to our home and/or to after-school activities using your own transportation.
  • One child has a severe peanut allergy. Caregiver will be required to, if necessary, administer an epi pen.
  • Oversee homework completion.
  • Manage after-school snack.
  • Supervise recreation.
  • As needed, transport children to/from after-school activities.
  • Some light meal preparation may be required.
  • Hours: 2:30pm to 5:15pm
  • Days required: On a weekly basis, Monday. Intermittently, Wednesday and Friday (one parent travels frequently). Two to three weeks’ notice will be provided for the additional days.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and proof of insurance.
  • High school diploma.
  • Prior training, or willingness to be trained, on management of child’s peanut allergy, including administering an epi pen.
  • Preference given to applicants with previous childcare experience.
  • Preference will also be given to applicants available during University breaks.
  • References required.

If interested and qualified, please send a letter of application and resume to:

Katie Kuka at kdkuka@hotmail.com and John Kuka at John.Kuka@valpo.edu

Posted: 10/30/18

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