YMCA of Greater Kansas City

  • Youth Program Assistant

    Job Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Req No.
    Location Site
    Linwood Family YMCA
    Youth & Outreach
    Minimum Salary
    USD $7.94/Hr.
    Midpoint Salary
    USD $9.98/Hr.
    Position Hours
    Location : Location
    US-MO-Kansas City
  • Overview

    The Program Assistant is responsible and accountable for assisting with the assigned departmental activities and events.  This position must emphasize customer service, the mission statement and work with program retention and promotion.


    • Assists in planning, developing or implementing departmental programs and activities.
    • Maintain knowledge of risk management policies and procedures, including Emergency Action Plans.
    • Monitor the building or off-site location, ensuring we have the proper ratios.  Examples include, as in the pool (lifeguard to swimmers) or in the child watch (associates to youth).
    • Assist with supervising events and YMCA program associates in a responsible and professional manner.
    • Walk through facility to make sure participants are safe and programs are operating smoothly.  Notify appropriate associates of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accident, or injuries immediately.
    • Immediately inform supervisor of any problems or incidents/accidents that may arise in schedules, coaches, teams, facility conditions, players, associate relations, etc.
    • Fill out all accident and incident reports completely and turn into the Executive Director.
    • Assist with planning and implementation of programs and special events, may include set up and clean up.
    • General filing and other administrative duties.
    • May act as assistant or Y representative to oversee programs at offsite locations.


    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum one year experience in the department of focus.
    • American Safety and Health Institute certifications:Current First Aid.
    • Current CPRPro (includes AED).
    • Sensitivity to individuals representing a variety of family, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.


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