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Career Story: Worker At A Day Care Center

Worker At A Day Care Center

Job Title: Licensed Home Child Care

Type of Company: I take care of babies through grammar school.

Education: High School

Previous Experience: I worked with disabled children and a number of child care providers. I also worked at a local school.

Best and Worst Parts of the Job: The best part is all the hugs and kisses you get. But the worst part is that parents can be difficult to deal with. They can give you a hard time about money and about picking up a sick child and coming on time to get them at the end of the day. And sometimes people don't think of you as having a real job. And a lot of the time you're alone with just the kids and have no adults to talk to.

Job Tips:
1. Spend some time helping out at a day care center first. Or try a babysitting job. That would be a good place to start.

Additional Thoughts: You must really love children and like to spend time with them.

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