School Break Childcare Staff

Location: 
Cooper
Status: 
Part-Time

SUMMARY
Provides safe, enjoyable, educationally based learning opportunities that ensure the purpose, mission and values of the YMCA are being met during non-school days.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • In cooperation with other staff members, develops, plans, implements, and supervises; curriculum, programs, activities and/or clubs.
  • Provides role modeling through participation in activities and positive discussions about active living.
  • Responds seriously and confidentially to suspicious and inappropriate behaviors and follows mandated reporting requirements related to abuse. 
  • Communicates and maintains personal contact with parents/caregivers to discuss achievements and concerns.
  • Performs general housekeeping tasks to setup/cleanup the site and maintain a clean and safe environment.
  • Documents and notifies Site Supervisor of incidents, accidents, damaged equipment and supply needs.
  • Performs administrative functions, compiles documentation and completes assigned reports as required of program.
  • Receives and carries out instructions.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.  Secures a substitute if unable to cover scheduled shift and notifies Site Supervisor or Program Director of schedule substitutions prior to the change.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to read, write, talk, see and hear.
  • Ability to plan and initiate age appropriate games and activities.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at one time.
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful.
  • Ability to drive a 15 passenger van as assigned by supervisor.
  • Remains knowledgeable of state licensing requirements to ensure all regulations are followed as needed.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of the YMCA and its purpose, mission and values.  Demonstrates this understanding through behavior and actions that support the purpose, mission and values.
  • Ability to meet and follow childcare licensing requirements as required for program.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Must be at least 16 years of age and have previous experience working with youth.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver’s License/Clean Driving Record Preferred
CPR, AED and First Aid Certified