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Childcare Business Assistant

Salt Lake City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Sustainable Business Development
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7801

Job Title: Childcare Business Assistant

Sector: Community Development

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Salt Lake City, UT USA

Job Description

IRC Background:

The mission of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC has a presence in over 40 countries and 26 offices in the United States. The IRC in Salt Lake City opened its doors in 1994 since resettling over 11,000 refugees and providing a breadth of services and programming to educate and empower refugees and other New Americans.

Job Overview:

Under the direction of the Childcare Business Coordinator (CBC), the Childcare Business Assistant will assist with program activities to accomplish goals of the FCCMED project in addressing barriers to licensure by providing child care business entrepreneurs training, technical assistance and startup funding.Primary responsibilities will be in providing support on outreach, training and tracking.

Major Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

·Assist in recruiting eligible participants for cohorts to participate in the trainings and childcare licensing process.

·Conduct initial screening, assessment and orientation for eligible participants.

·Assist in carrying out workshops and training on owning, operating and sustaining home based childcare business.

·Communicate and work with partners on licensure, ongoing support and early childhood education training for program participants.

·Work with volunteers and interns to assist with workshops and other needs within the program.

·Assist with input of program data into appropriate databases for reporting and evaluation of the program.

·Other related duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

·Ability to work with refugee participants, community leaders, community partners and volunteers from a variety of backgrounds.

·Ability to travel to and work at different locations based on program needs.

·Flexibility in working evening or weekend hours if needed.

·Small business development or home based child care business experience preferred.

·Experience with adult education, training, community building, and/or community development.

·Excellent communication skills.

·Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

·Ability to work well both independently and as a part of a team.

·Knowledge of marketing and business management preferred.

·Fluency in a language commonly spoken by refugees in Salt Lake City, such as Arabic, Swahili, or Somali preferred.

·Use of desktop computer and experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

IRC- leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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