Care for children in private households and provide support and expertise to parents in satisfying children's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs. Duties may include meal planning and preparation, laundry and clothing care, organization of play activities and outings, discipline, intellectual stimulation, language activities, and transportation.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Concern for Others * Integrity * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Initiative * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Remove hazards and develop appropriate boundaries and rules to create a safe environment for children. * Instruct and assist children in the development of health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet behavior. * Help prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government, Manufacturing,

Job Family Personal Care and Service

Sample Job Titles Babysitter, Child Care Attendant, Childcare Professional, Family Manager, Household Manager, Nanny.