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Occupational Focus: Child Care Worker, Day Care Assistant

Occupational Focus: Child Care Worker, Day Care Assistant

Child Care Worker, Day Care Assistant

Child Care Workers and Day Care Assistants nurture, teach, and care for children who have not yet entered kindergarten. Graduates may find work in primary educational services; nursing and residential care facilities; amusement and recreation industries; civic and social organizations; and individual and family services. Some child care providers work at for-profit centers, which may be affiliated with a local or national company and others at private-industry establishments that operate onsite child care centers for the children of their employees.