YMCA of Greater Seattle

Kid Zone Lead

Job Locations US-WA-Bellevue
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/29/2022 9:56 PM)
ID
2022-13293
Type
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
4
Location
Bellevue Family YMCA
Category
Youth and Family Programs
Address
14230 Bel-Red Road
Minimum compensation
USD $20.00/Hr.

Overview

Job Summary

Every day hundreds of children utilize our Kid Zone drop in child care centers within our membership facilities, engaging in activities and building new relationships with our staff and other participants. You will be part of an amazing staff team who provide enrichment and safe supervision, teach teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn. You will develop and implement program activities while also building positive relationships by providing prompt and courteous service to members, participants and guests. Kid Zone Leads also provide guidance and leadership to Kid Zone Counselors as needed.

 

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) available immediately upon hire

 

Minimum compensation: $20.00/hour

 

As of March 12, 2022 COVID Vaccinations Requirements: Highly Recommended, Not Required.

*Certain programs may require proof of vaccination, in compliance with local state and federal guidelines. If applicable will be assigned within onboarding.

Responsibilities

  1. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health, safety and to provide a positive experience for each child.
  2. Develops and implements program activities.
  3. Provides guidance, leadership and direction to Kids Zone Counselors as needed.
  4. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  5. Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent information about their child’s experience and to promote upcoming programs.
  6. Ensures that toys and equipment are clean and safe, set up and stored properly. Reports equipment problems to supervisor.
  7. Attends staff meetings and training programs as required.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

You are 18 years of age or older and have:

  1. High school education or equivalent.
  2. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  3. 1 year or more previous experience working with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching.
  4. Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
  5. Experience planning and implementing group activities preferred.
  6. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
  • Are very adaptable
  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic
  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
  • Truly enjoy being of service to people
  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment. 

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. 

 

Our Commitment to Equity
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

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MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

 

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Passion for Excellence

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