YMCA of Greater Kansas City

  • Child Watch Attendant - Day Shift

    Job Location US-KS-Olathe
    Req No.
    2019-4003
    Location Site
    Olathe Family YMCA
    Category
    Child Care, Membership Centers
    Type
    Part-Time
    Minimum Salary
    USD $8.60/Hr.
    Position Hours
    Part-time
    Location : Location
    US-KS-Olathe
  • Overview

    The YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s mission and core values are

    brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

    Responsibilities

    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.

    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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