YMCA of Greater Kansas City

  • Child Watch Attendant-Monday-Friday 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Job Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Req No.
    Location Site
    Linwood Family YMCA
    Child Care, Membership Centers
    Minimum Salary
    USD $7.70/Hr.
    Midpoint Salary
    USD $9.57/Hr.
    Position Hours
    Location : Location
    US-MO-Kansas City
  • 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.


    • 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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