YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 05-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Largo, FL, USA
  • $8.30/hr + possible incentives
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Greater Ridgecrest Branch

SHIFT:

Evenings

Work experience with children and knowledge of planning and implementation of activities for youth preferred.

JOB SUMMARY: 

This position is responsible for direct supervision of children and implementing planned activities.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Must be a minimum of 16 years of age and work well with children.  Understanding of the YMCA, its goals, and how it operates as a local, national, and international movement is preferred.  Within 90 days of hire, CPR, AED and First Aid certification required.  Within 90 days of hire, Kids Zone University, Preventing Sexual Abuse Between Young Children, Principles of Youth Development, Youth Relationships:  Creating Positive Interactions, and Youth Affirmations:  Distinguishing Between Praise and Encouragement trainings required.  Within 6 months of hire, Introduction to S.A.F.E., Foundations of Listen First, and Engaging with Families trainings required.  Get SMART preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

Must understand their relationship to the children, parents, the Branch, and the YMCA.  Must possess character that is above reproach and worthy of emulation by the children.  Should show maturity and have the ability to relate to children from all social/economic segments of the community.  Must possess effective communication and organizational skills.

PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

May be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. May be required to stand for extended periods of time while performing job functions.  Gives and receives detailed instructions.  Required to maintain physical endurance for extended periods of time in all types of weather conditions.  Must be alert at all times.  Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor environment and children's well being. 

JOB DUTIES

1. Takes responsibility for the leadership and guidance of children.

     A. Acquaints children with rules, activities, daily schedules and area.

     B. Takes responsibility for the safety/welfare of each child including attendance.

2. Reports all accidents to the Supervisor, and completely fills out proper health log and/or incident form.

3. Plans, organizes, and implements activity plans for special interest activities.

4. Create a nurturing safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct.  Keep supplies organized, maintain and clean facility and care for equipment.  Takes responsibility for helping maintain good working conditions, inventory, and clean-up after all activities.

5. Role models SMART behavior.     

6. Other duties:

     A. Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Key Leadership Competencies:

Values

Inclusion

Relationships

Communication

Decision Making

Emotional Maturity

 

EOE/DFWP

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