An Au Pair / Nanny / Childminder is a person who takes care of one or more children for a family. They may prepare the children’s meals, do grocery shopping for the children, accompany children during meal times and sometimes need to clean up after their meals. Some Nannies might even do a few chores around the house.
Child and Youth Care Workers counsel young children and teenagers who have been subjected to neglect and various forms of abuse (emotional, physical, sexual) and have or come from dysfunctional families.
Day Care Centre Managers run day care centres that care for children before and after school and during school holidays. Sometimes the day care centre will open after school and during school holidays as well.
Are you passionate about working with children? Are you caring and kind? Are you extremely responsible and reliable? If you said YES to ALL 3 questions, this might be the job you’re looking for. Family Day Care Workers work in a day care centre or at home. They provide care and supervision for babies and children while the parents are at work.
Social Workers work with individuals, couples, families, groups, organisations and communities to overcome challenges. The work can involve child protection, drug and dependency issues, youth development, community and resource development, family preservation and personal issues. They work with government and NGOs to make sure the people can access services.