YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Child Watch Attendant

Job Location US-MO-Parkville
Req No.
Location Site
Platte Co. Community Center South
Child Care, Membership Centers
Minimum Salary
USD $7.70/Hr.
Midpoint Salary
USD $9.57/Hr.
Position Hours
3-12 per staff
Location : Location


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.


  • 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.


  • 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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