YMCA of Greater Seattle

Kid Zone Counselor

Job Locations US-WA-Snoqualmie
Posted Date 2 days ago(9/29/2022 12:52 PM)
ID
2022-13596
Type
Regular Part-Time
# of Openings
5
Location
Snoqualmie Valley YMCA
Category
Youth and Family Programs
Address
35018 SE Ridge Street
Minimum compensation
USD $19.00/Hr.

Overview

We have a strong 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.

 

Tell me about this job!

Facilitate group games, arts and STEM in a drop-in care program.

 

Part Time Variable, Location

Part Time position, Monday-Friday, specifically morning shifts from 8am-12pm at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA: 35018 SE Ridge St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

 

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 be able to develop and implement program activities while also building positive relationships by providing prompt and courteous service to members, participants, and guests.

 

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

 

Compensation for this role is $19.00/hour

 

As of March 12, 2022 certain programs may require proof of COVID vaccination, in compliance with local state and federal guidelines. If applicable will be assigned within onboarding.

 

This role requires proof of Vaccination or cleared exemption.

Responsibilities

What you'll be doing

  1. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health, safety and to provide a positive experience for each child.
  2. Implements program activities. May be asked to assist in planning activities.
  3. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  4. Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent information about their child’s experience and to promote upcoming programs.
  5. Ensures that toys and equipment are clean, safe, set up and stored properly.
  6. Attends staff meetings and training programs as required.
  7. Other duties as assigned

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications

What we're looking for in an applicant

  1. 18 years of age or older.
  2. Six months or more previous experience working with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching.
  3. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  4. Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
  5. Experience planning and implementing group activities preferred

Preferred Education/Experience

  1. 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.

Our Mission

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

 

YMCA of Greater Seattle's Core Values

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

YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

 

All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

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