School Age Child Care Lead Staff

YMCA Casco, WI 2019-07-09

Make a difference in the lives of children every day at the Y!

Unleash potential and joy in each child by helping them build memories, skills, values and lasting friendships and a safe environment. You will care for and guide children ages 5-12 while engaging them in a safe, fun and educational recreational experience. Lead and support youth development through creative program planning and role modeling of the Y’s character development values while building strong relationships with the entire family.

Schedule - Apply today for Fall openings!
Part-time (2-5 days/week): flexible shifts
Mon-Fri approximately 6:45-9:00am and/or 2:30-6:00pm
Various locations in Green Bay and surrounding communities

Essential Functions

  • Establish positive rapport with children, parents, program staff, school or site administrators and their staff (principals, teachers, secretaries, church administrators, custodians, etc.).
  • Cooperate and coordinate with site staff in the planning, supervision, and implementation of all program activities by leading frequent site meetings.
  • Interact and participate in all activities with the children, be it indoor, outdoor, field trips, sports, crafts, studying, free time, etc.
  • Role model leadership, character values and relationship-building skills in all interactions with children and their families.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and be prepared to make all parents, families, and children feel comfortable with all questions answered. Provide a warm, caring atmosphere for children ensuring all of them are treated equally with dignity and respect
  • Keep parents informed in advance of upcoming program events.
  • Support SACC staff and provide leadership, ensuring program objectives are carried out consistently.
  • Maintain all equipment, supplies, snack inventories, appearance, and cleanliness of the program space in accordance with the school/site Formal Agreement.
  • Ensure the safety and whereabouts of all children and that safe conditions exist at all times while serving as a first responder for any type of injury or emergency on site.
  • Maintain all of the children’s records/files and keep them in a designated “staff only” location along with medications, first aid supplies, etc.
  • Ensure all licensing requirements are being met & accurately complete required forms (e.g. fire/safety checklist, medical log book, accident forms, sign in/out sheets, etc.)
  • Implement and maintain the YMCA discipline program that inspires positive behavior and discourages conduct that is not aligned with the Y’s character development values.
  • Attend all staff meetings/in-services and required training sessions per licensing.
  • Encourage respect for personal property, YMCA equipment and facilities.
  • Attend all staff meetings/in-services and required training sessions per licensing.

Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or its equivalent as determined by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
  • Must have documented at least 80 full days or 120 half days of experience working with school-age children in a licensed child care or other approved early childhood setting.
  • Prior to assuming the position must have a combination of non-credit, department-approved and credit-based courses. At least one course must be broad-based.
  • Experience working or volunteering with school-age children is preferred.
  • Must be mature, have good communication skills, enjoy working with children and planning a variety of activities, and be able to relate well to children, adults and school/site staff.
  • Ability to lead other staff in delivering high-quality School-Age Childcare program.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid are required within the first 60 days of employment. Training is provided.
  • The ability to lift 10 pounds: move furniture and equipment, chairs and tables; engage in active children’s games, spots and other activities is required.
  • As a First Responder, the ability to crouch, stoop, kneel, move quickly, and/or lift at least 30 pounds with or without assistance is required.
  • A health examination must take place 1 year prior to or within 30 days after beginning work and shall indicate the following:
  • Person is free from illness detrimental to children, including tuberculosis.
  • Person is physically able to work with young children.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10
  • 10-19
  • 20-29

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
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