Passion. That’s the common attribute of those who work for Connections for Children. We are dedicated to helping the children, families, and educators who live in our community and who utilize our services.

If you’re ready to make a difference, upload your cover letter and resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

Positions Available

  • Preventative Health & Safety Trainer

    The Preventative Health and Safety Trainer is responsible for scheduling, coordinating and conducting health and safety trainings for childhood educators. The Trainer will work independently and be responsible for conducting trainings, implementing approved curriculum, developing appropriate training materials, building customer relationships and coordinating all components of trainings.

    Essential Duties
    Conduct and coordinate trainings in the area of health and safety, includes but is not limited to prevention of infectious diseases, SIDS, immunizations, and emergency preparedness
    Build relationships and work with other Los Angeles County Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies to schedule and conduct trainings
    Process certifications of training attendees to vendor
    Develop enhanced training materials that support approved curriculum
    Work closely with Resource and Referral Manager to implement activities and achieve goals of programs, contracts and grants
    Prepare, coordinate and disseminate advertising materials of trainings to appropriate markets
    Assess, recommend and implement ongoing improvement for procedures and processes
    Represent the agency at community outreaches, meetings and special events
    Submit accurate and timely reports and program tracking forms to Resource & Referral Manager
    Other duties as assigned

    Education and Experience
    Minimum Associate’s Degree required or equivalent college semester units, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    Minimum two years of experience in the field of Child Development, Early Education, Human Development or related field required
    Experience conducting trainings, presentations or group meetings required

    Position Requirements
    Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
    Excellent problem solving skills
    Excellent organizational and communication skills required; ability to successfully interface with others
    Excellent customer service skills required
    Understand the needs and requirements of child care providers and professionals in the ECE field
    Ability to converse, write, and/or translate in Spanish preferred
    Ability to be flexible, innovative, and adapt to the changing needs of the program/department/agency
    Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to honor confidentiality, and work sensitively and supportively with clients
    Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public; work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues
    Strong ability to complete projects and achieve goals under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirements and changes in assignments
    Must have use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California Driver’s License with acceptable driving records substantiated by a copy of DMV records
    Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender Registry, Health and Tuberculosis (TB) test clearance required
    Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule including evenings and weekends

    Connections For Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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