This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Creates positive, nurturing relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with parents/caregivers. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth in programs and facilitates peer-to-peer connections as part of the overall camp experience.
Position Locations: Avon, Chagrin Falls, Parma, Sheffield, Garrettsville, Rocky River, Lakewood, Warrensville Heights, North Royalton, Cleveland, Solon, South Euclid/Lyndhurst, , Strongsville, Vermilion
Pay: $9.50 an hour
Hours: 20-40 hours a week
Maintain safety of children at all time through appropriately supervising program participants at all times while maintaining YMCA and state licensing staff to child ratios, providing aid when needed, and ensuring daily cleaning and maintenance of facility.
Assists in implementing age-appropriate techniques relative to the behavior management of children.
Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
Attends staff meetings and trainings
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents, children and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting
Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc...
Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.
At least 18 years of age
Technical Skills and Knowledge:
CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
Must be able to model the key attributes; Welcoming, Genuine, Hopeful, Nurturing and Determined
Must show commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA and uphold its values and ethics
Ability to work effectively work with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions
Ymca Of Greater Cleveland