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Be Part of Something Great

From advocates to interns, from directors to prevention specialist, each staff member has a personal reason for doing the work that they do.


As an employee of The Advocates, you’ll join a workplace that celebrates diversity and continually strives to foster a positive and engaging work environment — where self-care is valued so that one can provide quality service to others.

Child Care Provider (I, II, III)

Updated: 1 day ago

Classification: Non-Exempt, full-time

Salary & Benefits: $20 starting base, DOE

Close Date: Position will remain open until filled. First application review March 1st, 2024.

Start Date: May 2024


•Annual pay increases per salary structure and budget allowances

• 40 hour work week, Either four 10 hour shift hours a OR 8 hours Mon-Friday depending on needs of Childcare Center

• 100% paid medical with vision benefit, 100% paid dental, life insurance, $250 a year wellness benefit

• Simple IRA retirement plan, 3%, matched savings after three months

• Flexible paid leave policy with an additional eleven paid holidays

• Supportive, family friendly, team work environment

• Paid professional development

• Bi-Monthly staff team lunch, lunch provided

Job Description:

The mission of The Advocates is to teach people of all ages how to build and maintain healthy relationships. We accomplish this through education, shelter and support services. We envision a compassionate community, free from emotional and physical abuse.


The Child Care Provider will provide care for children ages 0 -5 years as assigned by the Thrive Kids Learning Center Manager.  The Child Care Provider will be responsible for meeting children’s needs and ensuring their safety.


The Advocates is committed to creating a workplace that welcomes diverse backgrounds and perspectives. The Advocates maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity andseeks to achieve equal opportunity for all staff members and applicants as articulated by federal, state, and local laws. All aspects of employment will be governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by law. All decisions made with respect to recruiting, hiring, promotions, benefits, pay, and dismissal for all job classifications will be based on individual qualifications related to the requirements of the position. Additionally, The Advocates makes reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities unless it would be an undue hardship.


Education and/or experience that gives the applicant the ability to complete the job

responsibilities as outlined. Requires a minimum two years child care experience. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred but not required. Must have a demonstrated commitment to children through previous volunteer work or employment. Ability to work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently-abled.


Provides care for infants and toddlers as assigned. Provides child care for children enrolled in the extended care program as scheduled by Thrive Kids Learning Center Manager.  Organizes and leads age appropriate activities.  Position reports to the Thrive Kids Learning Center Manager and performs other duties as assigned.

Training requirements:

CPR training and certification is required.  A minimum of four hours of continuing education is required annually and will be paid for by employer and offered by employer or other appropriate organization.  Candidate must pass criminal background check.  

Policy on Hiring Clients:

The Advocates strictly prohibits the hiring of individuals who have received services, including case management and financial assistance, within the last two years. This policy aims to maintain ethical standards and prevent potential dual relationships. We believe it is essential for individuals to focus on personal healing before considering employment with our organization. All hiring decisions are subject to compliance with this eligibility criterion.

To Apply

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Colleen Clark,

To Apply

Submit resume and cover letter to Colleen Clark,

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