Position Information

Job Title:
Child Watch Leader- Central YMCA
Central YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
$10.00 - $12.00 per hour
Job Application Deadline:
until filled
Job Contact:

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Sr. Program Director, the Child Watch Leader is responsible for supervising children in our Child Watch program while members are working out. A Child Watch Leader must have the willingness to project the YMCA representation by personal adherence to all policies and must exemplify the Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA values of Faith, Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. This employee must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, weekends or holidays as needed. Must adhere to Risk Management and safety practices; be courteous and respectful to all staff and participants.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Provide safe and fun childcare for members and their children
• Ability to plan and initiate age-appropriate games and activities
• Ensure children are properly supervised at all times
• Relate to children, members, and staff in a positive manner
• Develop and maintain relationships with parents in the Kidzone program
• Report all injuries and unsafe conditions by completing an incident report immediately and submitting it to your supervisor
• Meet all YMCA program standards and follow all safety procedures
• Properly clean toys and equipment daily and assist in ensuring program areas are safe

Required Qualifications:

• Must be at least 16 years of age
• Must pass TB test before beginning Kidzone duties
• Must have dependable transportation
• Knowledge of child development and positive discipline techniques is a plus
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Must have strong skills in relationship building
• Must pass Criminal Background Check
• Ability to meet the needs of members
• Must be able to work effectively with a diversity of people, different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and all ages. Interacts regularly with parents, volunteers, and staff
• Must have and maintain current CPR Pro/AED, First Aid, Oxygen Administration, Child Abuse Prevention, Bloodborne Pathogens training and other trainings required. Must attend staff meetings as assigned.
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time

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