YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Child Watch Attendant

Job Location US-KS-Olathe
Req No.
Location Site
Olathe Family YMCA
Child Care, Membership Centers
Minimum Salary
USD $11.15/Hr.
Midpoint Salary
USD $13.94/Hr.
Position Hours
Weekday evenings 4:30-7:30PM and Saturday- 9-11AM
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.


Our Culture: 

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.



  • 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. (Required within 30 days of employment.) 
  • 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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