Two childcare coordinators are needed for the 2012 Statewide Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (http://www.swced.org) The positions are short-term contract positions.
Statewide Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing http://www.swced.org July 29 – August 1, 2012
Develop a comprehensive schedule with appropriate activities planned for each age group. Age range is approximately 5 yrs to 15 yrs. Develop a plan for smooth transitions from families to children’s programs and children’s programs to families, safe child/parent exchange system, and parent contact procedures. The Conference Planning Committee will recruit volunteers and secure the location. The coordinator will make all logistical arrangements, childcare lists, volunteer list, contact lists, snacks, room assignments and supply list for a quality childcare program. Work with Statewide Conference planners to coordinate children’s schedules with adult program schedules. Provide volunteer training and supervision in terms of the schedules, activities, logistics and procedures. At the end of the conference, provide evaluative feedback for future conferences.
• Experience supervising children.
• Experience planning recreational/educational activities for children preschool through High School.
• Experience supervising children who are deaf or hard of hearing
• Strong organizational skills, ability to work as a team member and supervise children and volunteer staff
• Ability to work with diverse staff and families
• Sign Language skills
4 days (July 29-31 and Aug 1) + pre-planning time
January to July – misc. pre-planning time (10-15 hours)
July 29 – approx. 2 hours (set-up only)
July 30 & 31 – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Aug 1 – 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
The conference and childcare activities will be located at the Westin Galleria in Houston – no travel or lodging costs will be provided . Applicants in the greater Houston area are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
Submit a resume and 3 references to Lisa Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 512-462-5661. A criminal background check will be conducted on all qualified applicants.