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Job Code: WKC1

KidzCare Staff

Category: Childcare
Location: Wilton Branch

Job Type: Part-Time
Keywords: Childcare, KidzCare, Wilton, Part-Time

Description:

Friday and Saturday Evening Shifts Available!

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Program Director at Saratoga Regional YMCA oversees the childcare programs, such as school age, preschool, camps, kidzcare and youth programs and/or other programs and designs practices, processes, and procedures for strong program and project management.

OUR CULTURE:
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Facilitates socialization, participation and interaction of all children through active involvement in safe, fun and developmentally appropriate activities; provides adaptations based on individual needs and utilizes positive
    behavior guidance techniques with children
  • Maintains an organized, healthy and safe environment by returning all supplies and equipment to its appropriate place; keeping toys, games and other supplies clean and organized for easy access. Reports damaged equipment
  • Maintains required program records
  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
  • Completes incident and accident reports as necessary
  • Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development,healthy living, and social responsibility
  • Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training
  • Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication & Influence
  • Developing Self & Others
  • Engaging Community

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age of 16 years old; Must be able to furnish working papers
  • Prior childcare experience with children under age 13 years old preferred.
  • Current CPR PRO & First Aid certifications

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee needs sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The SRYMCA offers competitive benefits to all full-time staff including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage.The SRYMCA will pay 70% of medical insurance per month for single, 2 person (spouse or domestic partner) or family coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • FREE association-wide family membership
  • 401(a) and 403(b) retirement accounts.All eligible employees receive the SRYMCA's retirement contribution of 12% of their biweekly gross earnings
  • Discounts on childcare services, day camp and program classes as well! All full-time staff will receive a 20%discount on program classes for themselves and dependents (subject to availability during regular registration periods). A40% discount is available for childcare services and Day Camps (limited number of discounted slots may be available, depending on enrollments)

Saratoga Regional YMCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, pregnancy-related conditions or carrier status. The Saratoga Regional YMCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training