The Prime-Time Counselor is responsible for implementing activities, ensuring safety of all children in the program, serving after school snack, interacting with children and their families, working independently as well as with a team, and creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment. The candidate must have a positive attitude and serve as a role model to participants in the program.
Ensure that staff / child ratio is within limits at all times and reduces staff as children numbers decrease each day
Implements prescribed daily plan of student activities
Implements and supervises special activities
Assists with site maintenance (i.e., bathroom, kitchen, cafeteria, activity area, playground, cabinet, etc.) and ensures cleanliness each day of areas used
Advises Site Director / Prime Time Metro office all child/parent/staff problems immediately and documents as required
Maintains open communication with children, families and school administrators.
Ensures that agreements between The Family Y Prime Time Discovery Program and school Principal are followed, i.e. Usage of school equipment and facility, and cleanliness of areas used.
Attends Prime Time Discovery Program staff meetings and any mandatory meetings for The Family Y staff
Certified and current at all times in CPR, First Aid, and Fire Safety
Successfully complete 8 hours DHR training annually
Successfully complete YMCA School-Age Curriculum, KidzLit training
Performs other duties as assigned by Site Director / Regional Coordinator / Metro Child Care Director
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making
Ability to lead or participate in 30+ minutes of aerobic/fitness activities
Consistently demonstrate positive communication: teach and redirect rather than scolding or reprimanding children
Must be 18-years-old or older
Minimum of High School Education or General Equivalent Diploma; formal training in early education or child development preferred
Working knowledge of Bright From the Start rules and regulations preferred
Be able to practice professionalism, displaying confidentiality while learning, following, and enforcing, local Y and national guidelines related to internal policy
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
Experience in working with school aged children or youth programs
Pay Rate: $7.25 - $8.00 / hourly
Diversity & Inclusion: The Y is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side to strengthen communities. Together, we work to ensure everyone, regardless of gender, income, faith, sexual orientation or cultural background, has the opportunity to live life to its fullest. We share the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility - everything we do stems from it.
Family Ymca Of Greater Augusta