Sky Valley ECEAP
Type of Job
Part Time, Hourly
617 1st St, Sultan, WA 98294, USA
This role is responsible for the care and maintenance of the Volunteers of America ECEAP van and for safely picking-up and delivering children during the scheduled days of school, as well as the periodic transportation of parents who may be visiting the Volunteers of America ECEAP program or attending a school-wide event or activity.
Safe driving of vehicle to and from school and during evening activities
Oversees the care and maintenance of the van, maintaining all records
Courier of oral and written communications from preschool to parent, and parent to preschool
Maintains a safe and cheerful learning environment for the children riding on the van
Follows the Washington Child Restraint Law (RCW 46.61.687 and 46.61.688)
Documents daily vehicle safety checks
Documents regular schedule of vehicle safety inspections
Ensures that signed medical releases and emergency contact forms for each child are readily accessible in case of injury during transportation. Maintains first aid and emergency/disaster supplies located on the van
Ensures that one-way transportation time for children does not exceed one hour, except in rural or remote areas
Develops the van route prior to the first day of preschool, updating it as needed or when a child withdraws or a new child enrolls, being cognizant of efficiency and the length of the route
Supervises, orients and trains assistant teachers and family support specialists who may serve as a van assistant
Works with family support specialists and families to ensure children ride safely
In some cases, ECEAP drivers may work in the preschool during the hours they are not driving the van. Their responsibilities are determined by the needs of the preschool, staff, and program and governed by the budget.
Attends all site-based, county and agency required meetings and trainings.
Other duties as assigned.
Current WA State driver’s license
Physical exam certificate every 2 years
Current infant, child, adult CPR and first aid certification
Working knowledge of vehicle
Effective oral communication skills
Ability to work as a team player
Openness to developing positive, trusting, working relationships with families.
Some knowledge of the ages and stages of child growth, development and learning as well as early childhood educatio
Enjoys being with children
ECEAP drivers may be required to work a split shift and work during the academic school year.