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Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp and/or school-age childcare program. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
Job Title: Active After School Instructor
FLSA Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Youth Development / Director of Operations
Revision Date: July 2017
Director of Operations
Apple Tree Child Development Center YMCA
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Our Vision – To strengthen the foundations of our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Our Values – Caring, Honest, Respect and Responsibility
- Supervises and manages staff and a group 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 training.
- Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
- Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Values – Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s mission, vision and values.
- Community – Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
- Volunteerism – Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them.
- Philanthropy – Supports fund-raising.
- Inclusion – Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
- Relationships – Builds rapport and relates well to others.
- Influence – Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations.
- Communication – Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.
- Developing Others – Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
- Decision Making – Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
- Innovation – new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
- Project Management – Embraces Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings.
- Finance – Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Quality Results – Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
- Self Development – Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.
- Change Capacity – Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Emotional Maturity – Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships.
- Functional Expertise – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
- High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
- Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp and/or school-age childcare setting
- Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, field trips, educational experiences, STEM, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc…
- At least 18 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law and YMCA policies.)
- CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training.
- Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.
- Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.