Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time Program Aide to join our Learning and Wellness Center Team!
Essential Job Functions:
Establishes positive relationships with children and other staff in his/her assigned classroom.
Helps carry out daily program by assisting Teacher and Teacher Assistant as needed, including interactive supervision of children during indoor and outdoor activities.
Helps teacher and teacher assistant guide children in achieving individual goals and assess children’s individual strengths and needs.
Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment at all times.
Provides food preparation and food storage using approved sanitation methods.
Provides delivery of food to tables.
Provides clean up and storage of serving area and food service equipment using approved sanitation methods.
Attends all meetings, trainings, and pre-service.
Meets all timelines and reporting requirements.
Ensures that the usage of agency technology, equipment and time are utilized for agency business.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School graduate or equivalent required
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
Ability to effectively work with diverse individuals and groups.
Sensitivity to and respect for the needs of children and families, including those with disabilities.
Ability to carry out some physical activities such as lifting and carrying.
Working knowledge of computers.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.