Group Leader – School Age Childcare – Multiple Locations

Website Capital District YMCA

Our Group Leaders help with the implementation of all school age child care activities. Group Leaders create a positive, nurturing relationship with children. Also promotes and supports the potential of all youth at site and facilitates peer-to-peer connections as part of the overall after school childcare experience.
Qualifications to become a Group Leader:
AAS in Child Development, Recreation or related field OR HS Degree/GED and Two years direct experience with children under age 13 required.
Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.
Maintain 30 hours of childcare related training every two years.
Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.
Excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills. Basic knowledge of computers.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Fall Scheduled Shifts available are Monday through Friday 7am-10am and 2pm-6pm
A copy of your license, diploma or certification will be needed prior to hire.
Free Single YMCA Membership and Discounted Childcare Upon Hire! Starting Rate is $15.00 per hour
Education
Required
High School Diploma/GED or better
Preferred
Associates or better in Education or related field
Licenses & Certifications
Preferred
First Aid
Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED
Skills
Preferred
Group Facilitation
Leadership
Communication
Behaviors
Preferred
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Motivations
Preferred
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organizationShow more

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