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Career Center


Children's Campus Workers


About the Children's Campus
The St. Ambrose University Children's Campus (SAUCC) is a public daycare for children 8 weeks old through 6 years old. It is seven blocks from main campus on the southwest corner of Lombard and Marquette streets. Students walk during warm weather. The city bus also is available and stops in front of McCarthy Hall. The bus is free for St. Ambrose students with student ID. Bus schedule provided.

Application Information: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a Student Employment Application and a Schedule of Availability on BEECareers.

Wage: $7.25/hour Hours: 8+ hours per week

Classroom Helper

The student employee is responsible for assisting with program activities and providing help to teachers in all areas of the classroom program. This includes, but is not limited to, supervising children, communicating with parents, and providing a healthy and safe environment for children.

The student employee will also assist with cleaning duties in the classroom. Responsibilities in order of importance are:

  • Assist in maintaining consistency in implementation of caring routines used in the center including, toileting, meals, nap, snacks, playground, and clean-up routines.
  • Establish and maintain an open, friendly, warm relationship with children, and communicate with children at their level.
  • Use positive reinforcement techniques and appropriate steps in discipline to help children build internal controls.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean environment, communicate with parents, teachers, and staff through informal discussions and the communication notebook, and be knowledgeable of and abide by center policies.

Students must purchase a polo shirt to wear with khakis or slacks. Additionally, a current physical and record of immunizations is required.

Required Majors: Psychology, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education

Kitchen Help

The student employee is responsible for working in the kitchen to set up lunch time meals for the children and staff. The student employee also will assist with cleaning duties after lunch and maintaining a safe and clean environment. Arriving on time, having a strong work ethic, and dependability are the most important requirements of the job.

Kitchen hours: M-F, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Must be able to work at least 8 hours per week.