Ymca Child Care Assistant

Posting ID : A1068515355
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

Job Title
Child Care Assistant


Closing Date
Open until filled

Full-time position:
Hours: 6:00 AM to school start and school end to 6:30 PM
Extended hours on half-days and non-school days

Part-time position:
6:00 AM to school start
Extended hours on non-school days

Pay Range
$9.47 to $11.46 /hr DOE

Primary Duties
Provide direct supervision of a group of children.
Leader Core Competencies
Mission Advancement:
Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values
Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs
Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them
Supports fundraising
Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinion, and perceptions
Builds rapport and relates well to others
Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view and remains calm in challenging situations
Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively
Takes initiative to assist in developing others
Operational Effectiveness:
Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another
Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience
Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings
Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately
Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members
Personal Growth:
Pursues self-development that enhances job performance
Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process
Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships
Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-the-date knowledge and skills in technology

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Supervise all children and activities within the program area
Implement daily lesson and activity plans within YMCA of Snohomish County and DEL guidelines
Comply with state and local regulations as well as YMCA standards and procedures
Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards
Attend and participate in family events, program activities, and staff meetings as directed
Follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies
Maintain positive relations with participants, parents and other staff
Completion of required trainings and certifications

Meet educational and experience qualifications established by DEL
Minimum age 18
Provide document of all certification and training requirements established by DEL, including position prerequisites, current negative TB test, and portable background check
First Aid, CPRPRO, AED and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire
Work and relate effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions
Fluency in second language preferred

Physical Demands:
As directed, lead and participate in a range of activities in indoor/outdoor settings. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise program activities. Staff may be required to move weights of approximately 50 pounds.

To Apply
Submit Cover Letter, Application, and Resume with three professional references to:
Rexanne Otti
Child Care & Camp Director
with "Child Care Assistant" in the subject line.

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