Job Description:

This position is a childcare staff position that works directly with the kids of Hope & Home to provide a safe, fun and interactive environment, while their parents or caregivers attend Support Group. Children in foster care need consistency and this position is a wonderful way to help kids while learning more about the diverse and ever-changing world of foster care. We often say that “the difference is making a child feel truly special” and this role does just that!

Location: Varies for each group – Pueblo, Pueblo West, La Junta

Salary: $14.42 per hour (CO minimum wage)

Hours Details: Initially two weeknight groups per month (5pm-9pm). Specific dates to be scheduled. Additional hours to help with events as scheduled are available. Hours are consistent, but not guaranteed. This role is ideal for college students or young adults who may have another part-time or full -time job but are interested in learning more about caring for children and/or the foster care system.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide a safe and fun environment for children ages 1-18
  • Conduct all activities in a positive and professional manner
  • Follow all Hope & Home policies and procedures
  • Supervise activities of all children in assigned age group
  • Engage children with games, toys, and other approved activities
  • Ensure that every child is welcomed, supported, and made to feel special during the evening
  • Report any incidents to supervisor
  • Maintain required paperwork and records
  • Responsible for set up before group and general cleaning duties after group each night
  • Assist as needed at other scheduled events throughout the year


  • Ability to work on scheduled dates
  • At least one year of experience working with children preferred
  • Patience in working with children
  • Able to work well on a team
  • Flexible and able to adjust to change
  • Holds themselves to high standards
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Energetic and friendly


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must complete CPR and First Aid training (upon hiring)
  • Must complete Hope & Home orientation and training (upon hiring)
  • Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Full mobility is required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the support group locations.

About Hope & Home:

Hope & Home trains and actively supports foster families all across Colorado who feel compelled by Christ’s command to care for others. Children who have been abused or neglected and are in foster care get a stable and nurturing family to live with until it’s safe to go home again, or — when that safety isn’t possible — a family to give them a “forever home” through adoption.

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