After School Counselor

Website YMCA of Silicon Valley

After School – School Age Child Care Counselor is responsible for general supervision of youth and teens, planning and implementing activities (physical activities, nutrition, academic enrichment, homework assistance, and light tutoring).ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ensure the safety and well-being of participants by; knowing participant locations at all times, making participants aware of and enforcing appropriate safety regulations and procedures, applying appropriate behavior management techniques, and maintaining all program equipment and facilities.Assist children with school-directed virtual learning.Implement group activity plan; preparing materials, activities, and environmentsConsistently demonstrate positive interaction with all children; talk to them and treat them with dignity and respect. Help children to develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self-worthAdhere to all processes, procedures, rules and regulations of the YMCA, licensing, Public Health Department and school district.Positively ID individuals picking-up before releasing children.Identify emergency situations then respond quickly and appropriately.Consistently demonstrate positive discipline; teach and redirect rather than scolding or reprimanding; firmly and consistently enforce the rules.Work in a team environment and provide open communication regarding concerns/issues with children, parents or co-workersIntroduce yourself to parents & teachers, and communicate with them regularly with confidence regarding accurate program information: schedule changes, permission slips, etc.Be prompt and dependable to work scheduled hours; providing proper notice for time off and working with supervisor on coverage for day(s) requested off.Clean, disinfect and pick up areas used by the program, as needed.QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer prior experience working with youth and/or teens.Certified in CPR and First Aid (or be certified within 30 days of hire).Complete YMCA child abuse prevention within 30 days of hire.Provide proof of negative tuberculosis test within the last calendar year (then valid for up to 4 years).Bilingual preferred.After School Counselor: Must be 18 years of age.After School Counselor: 48 semester college units required or successful completion of NCLB test.Please apply directly on our careers site at, Type: Part-timePay: $17.00 – $20.00 per hourBenefits:Referral programRetirement planWork Location:Multiple locationsWork Remotely:NoWork Location: Multiple LocationsShow more

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