How to Become a Child Care Worker


Child Care Worker Job Opportunities

Child Care Worker Jobs - Canada


Child Care Worker Jobs - United States



Child Care Worker Job Description

Child care workers aim to improve the emotional, physical, mental and social development of vulnerable children and adolescents.



Child Care Worker Job Duties

• Establish meaningful and trusting relationships with children and families

• Implement strategies such as planned daily activities and coordinated treatment interventions

• Help youth identify their personal strengths

• Help develop and manage personal development programs

• Research other personal development programs that have been effective

• Engage in behavior management activities

• Respond to acts of aggression, depression or self-destructive behaviors

• Act as a resource for clients and their families

• Refer clients to other professionals as needed



Scholarships for Becoming a Child Care Worker

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Child Care Worker. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major pages


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Becoming a Child Care Worker: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Child Care Worker. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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