Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • 14.00-15.40 per hour DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full healthcare package, 10 holidays, vacation, sick leave, and 403(b) Plan

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc. (CCS) is thriving! For 90 years, CCS has focused its mission to strengthen families, support communities, provide compassionate services, and deliver excellence. Providing Help. Creating Hope. Serving All.

We credit our continued success to our valuable employees! If you want to make a difference, help people, and serve your community, we want YOU to join our team! For more information visit our website at:

***$250.00 Sign-On Bonus***

OVERVIEW: The Program Aide I supports the teaching staff in a licensed childcare and pre-school / after school age facility with implementing classroom and recreational activities for children 3-12 years of age.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 6 months classroom experience working in an Early Childhood or Youth/After-School facility
  • Ability to organize activities for children ages 3-12
  • Good communication skills, using appropriate grammar and tone
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds 10 % of work time, bend, stoop, reach, and climb
  • Attainment of First Aid and CPR certification after hire
  • Attainment of Food Handlers Certification after hire


  • Working toward a Child Development Associates (CDA) certificate or Associate in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Additional experience working with school age children in the classroom and/or in a recreation facility
  • Certificate or AA degree in Early Child Education or related area
  • Bilingual, English / Spanish verbal and written


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver's License, proof of insurance, and 39-Month MVR Report
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card / New Mexico FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary clearance
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen (incudes marijuana, regardless of recreational use laws)
  • Proof of immunizations to comply with childcare hiring requirements
  • Proof of negative TB test or normal chest x-ray

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

We are an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer for all individuals. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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