Every week until July 24, 2024, 9:00AM - 3:30PM
Yakima MultiCare
15 W Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98902 United States

Additional Information

Designed to prepare students in grades 5-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

The following dates are open to sign up for this class:

  • July 10, 2024
  • July 16, 2024 
  • July 17, 2024
  • July 24, 2024 

Bring a cold lunch and snack.

The fee includes a Safe Sitter® manual and completion certificate/card. 

Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.

Childcare Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.

First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses. (CPR included in Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR and Safe Sitter® Expanded.)

Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.

For more info, contact Juanita Silva, Community Health Coordinator, at juanita.silva@multicare.org.