The School Aged Child Care Lead Program Staff is responsible for assisting with planning, leading, and evaluating group experiences. This position will operate at a specific school age site. The incumbent will provide quality recreational experiences for children that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
Assist the Site Director with the planning, supervising, and implementation of the program and program activities
Assist in the promotion of the program including calendars, newsletters, and other forms of communication with parents and the community
Provide work direction to program staff while on duty assisting the Site Director with supervision and training
Continuously evaluate the program and recommend needed changes to the Site Director
Ensure that the site is kept clean and organized
Perform administrative activities to support the program, including record and file maintenance, registration, release forms, and emergency forms
Maintain CACFP and Minnesota Department of Health Licensing for meals and snacks, if applicable.
Minimum age of 18
Minimum of 6 months experience working with school aged children or 6 months experience as SAC Program Staff
Certifications required within 30 days of hire: Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR; First Aid; and AED
Knowledge in areas such as child development, child guidance, human relations, communication, or recreational programs
Demonstrated commitment to working with school age children in a recreational setting
Demonstrated skills in communication, organization, creative problem solving, and human relations
Willingness to work with diverse populations
Degree in education, recreation, or related field
6 months supervisory/ management experience
Knowledge in planning, organizing, communicating and implementing school age recreation programs
Knowledge of CACFP Program requirements
Must be able to actively participate in youth games/activities which include getting in the water during swimming
Ability to travel locally to YMCA branches and other program sites.
Perform all physical aspects of the position, including moving around, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.
Must be able to remain alert in warm to hot environment for prolonged period which may include indoor pool, outdoor activities, bus rides, etc...
May provide children with assistance in dealing with issues such as personal hygiene, medical needs, toiletry, lifting, writing, feeding, and getting in or out of transportation.
May be exposed to verbal outbursts, physical actions or bodily fluids as part of the child care environment.
Ymca Twin Cities