YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Child Watch Attendant

US-KS-Olathe
Req No.
2017-2796
Olathe Family YMCA
Category
Child Care, Membership Centers
Type
Part-Time
Minimum Salary
USD $7.70/Hr.
Midpoint Salary
USD $9.57/Hr.
Position Hours
8am-1pm/ 4:15-8:30PM
US-KS-Olathe

Overview

The Child Watch Attendant provides quality care to children 12 weeks to 8 years of age who participate in the child-watch while their family is using the facility.  The Child Watch Attendant is expected to emphasize member service, character development, mission statement, and to work with membership retention and promotion.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the overall YMCA mission of healthy living, youth development and social responsibility. 
  • Must maintain a safe environment for children.
  • Must interact with children on their level of understanding.
  • Must provide activities, arts and crafts, and YMCA approved curriculum.
  • Must follow good health practices including; changing diapers, washing hands, cleaning play surfaces and toys, and attending to runny noses and mouths, etc.
  • Greet each child and family as they arrive and leave.
  • Maintain records of children participating in program.
  • Must notify appropriate staff of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accidents, or injuries immediately.
  • Know and understand the child watch area for safety reasons along with emergency procedures of the building.
  • Responsible for injury/accident reporting procedures.
  • Current knowledge of all areas of training and certifications as well as YMCA of Greater Kansas City employee handbook.
  • Attend community functions and events to promote the YMCA, its mission and programs.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and well organized area.

Qualifications

  • Able to reflect a positive image and attitude.
  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Certifications in Professional CPR/AED and First Aid.
  • Ability, desire, and basic skills to work with children.
  • Ability to relate to people on all levels in a friendly and consistent manner.
  • Able to reflect a positive attitude.

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