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Overview

Child Care Workers provide care and supervision for children in programs, such as long day care and occasional care, in childcare centres, hospitals and educational centres.

Day-to-day

  • assists in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • manages children's behaviour and guides children's social development
  • prepares and conducts activities for children
  • entertains children by reading and playing games
  • supervises children in recreational activities
  • supervises the daily routine of children
  • supervises the hygiene of children.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become a Child Care Worker

Skills employers are looking for

  • Child Care

  • First Aid

  • Communication Skills

  • Working With Patient And/Or Condition: Anaphylaxis

  • Babysitting

  • Early Childhood Education

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