Therapeutic Childcare Team Member

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Job Description:

We are seeking Therapeutic Childcare Staff!

We are hiring for overnight shifts. These shifts are on a rotation, four days on/ four days off. Shifts are either 10 or 12 hours long, and you will work a total of 40 – 46 hours per week.

Would you like to make a difference in a child’s life?

At Jeremiah’s Place, our families leave a mark on our hearts and minds, and hopefully, we will do the same for them. Jeremiah’s Place protects children and strengthens families by providing a safe haven of respite, health, renewal, and support for children when their families are experiencing a critical need for childcare.

If you’re passionate about helping others and working in a supportive, welcoming, and empathic environment, we would love to talk to you about joining our team. Watch the video below for a day in the life at Jeremiah’s Place!

Therapeutic Childcare Staff

Therapeutic Childcare Staff is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate therapeutic environment to minimize the adverse effects of a stressful situation or traumatic experience of children in crisis. They are responsible for managing the childcare of children visiting our short-term emergency childcare center. Children visiting Jeremiah’s Place may have had complex backgrounds and experiences, so staff needs to understand the effects of trauma and child development. Applicants should also have experience in caring for children with special needs.

Applicants Should Be:

  • Ambitious
  • Fun-loving and energetic
  • Welcoming
  • Non-judgmental
  • Warm and compassionate

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry children
  • Physical stamina to keep up with active children
  • Bending, kneeling, and squatting to interact with children at their level
  • Ability to stand for extended periods

Qualifications and Skills

  • Jeremiah’s Place is an equal-opportunity employer.
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: From $15.00 per hour
  • Expected hours: 40 – 46 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Overnight shift


  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Pittsburgh, PA 15206: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location:

  • In person

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