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Child Care Assistant for The Y

YMCA Greater Seattle
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  • Program Information:

In this role, you will guide elementary age participants through sports, arts, STEM, and other hands-on learning activities at a Y Before and After-School Enrichment (BASE) program which is designed to provide a safe and caring place for students outside of the classroom. You will help teach teamwork and social emotional learning to kids as they grow and learn all while encouraging skill building, creative exploration, physical activity, and most of all, fun. Job Site Options: Alcott Elementary: 4213 228th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98053 Dickinson Elementary: 7040 208th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98053 Blackwell Elementary: 3225 205th Pl. N.E., Sammamish, WA 98074 Smith Elementary: 23305 NE 14th St, Sammamish, WA 98074 McAuliffe Elementary: 23823 NE 22nd St, Sammamish, WA 98074 Mead Elementary: 1725 216th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA 98074

  • Job Title: Child Care Assistant
  • Program or Site Name: Y Before and After-School Enrichment (BASE) program
  • Job Contact Name: Alex Gummere
  • Job Contact Email: alexgummere@seattleymca.org
  • Job Description
    • What you’ll be doing Implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA.
    • Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child. May provide guidance to staff/volunteers overseeing the activities of groups of children.
    • Professionally communicates day-to-day, confidential and evaluative information with parents/guardians.
    • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
    • Assists in maintaining developmentally appropriate site including appearance, décor and cleanliness of site. May prepare and serve snacks. Cleans snack area.
    • Attends staff meetings and trainings as required. Other duties as assigned.
    • *This is a Part-Time Onsite Position. Monday – Friday 6:45am – Start of School Monday – Friday End of School – 6pm The Y provides full day programming on non school days and early release days.
  • Job Site Options:
    • Alcott Elementary: 4213 228th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98053
    • Dickinson Elementary: 7040 208th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98053
    • Blackwell Elementary: 3225 205th Pl. N.E., Sammamish, WA 98074
    • Smith Elementary: 23305 NE 14th St, Sammamish, WA 98074
    • McAuliffe Elementary: 23823 NE 22nd St, Sammamish, WA 98074
    • Mead Elementary: 1725 216th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA 98074
  • Qualifications – Required skills and experience.
    • What we’re looking for in an applicant
    • 16 years of age or older, 18 or older is preferred.
    • 1-2 years’ experience with children; camps, childcare, tutoring, or nannying.
    • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values: caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
    • Experience planning and implementing group activities.
    • TB Test by Mantoux method.*
    • Completion of minimum STARS required training, CPR/First Aid Training*
    • Cleared Portable Background Check in the statewide registry MERIT.**
    • *At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 30 days after employment.)
    • **At hire, or during onboarding for position.
    • Preferred Education/Experience Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
    • High school diploma or the equivalent of one.
  • This is a Part Time position. Compensation: $20 – 22/hour
  • Benefits:
    • What you’ll get from working at The Y
    • Individual membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle
    • Free access to mental health resources
    • Rapidly accruing paid time off (PTO)
  • Employer Location: 831 228th NE, Sammamish WA 98075
  • Company Website: https://external-seattleymca.icims.com/jobs/15933/child-care-assistant/job
  • Employer Contact Information: For questions, please reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org