Y-ASPIRE – Afterschool Program Assistant

Meeting Waters YMCA

Expectations: Our organization is based on the YMCA core values of responsibility, respect, caring and honesty and expects a commitment to these and other values and principles that recognize the unique talents and experiences that each individual brings to our organization. We expect to see these values demonstrated outwardly to all children in your care, their parents, and your colleagues both at the school and at the YMCA.The Program Assistant shall:Serve as the co-leader of the designated site in the Y-ASPIRE after-school programSupport the Site Director and program participantsModel the YMCA Mission and 4 Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Caring & HonestyDirect Responsibilities: Work with the Site Director to provide a program in accordance with YMCA themesProvide safe & nurturing care to all program participants as per YMCA policies & proceduresAssist with daily snackCommunicate as necessary with Y-ASPIRE participants and the Site Director on issues of safety, behavioral problems and/or any other concernsHelp ensure that the spaces used for the program are left as they were when the group entered themAttend staff meetings as requestedQualifications: Should have child care, education, youth development or related experienceMust fill out and have approved a State ‘Records Check AuthorizationAble to be certified in CPR and First AidHours of Employment: Program Assistants work from the time that the local elementary school closes (it varies from school-to-school, generally between 2:20 and 3:00) until 5:00 or 6:00pm (also depending on the site and the number of children.) They will also work all or most of the day when schools are closed for vacations, teacher in-service training and some holidays, as well as for half-days when schools close early due to bad weather or teacher in-service training.This is an hourly, non-exempt position paying $15 – $17/hr.Training time is paid, up to the required number of hours for licensing compliance, and as determined by the Individual Professional development plan of each staff.Regular part-time staff are entitled to payment for holidays falling on normally scheduled work days, for the regularly scheduled number of hours.Job Type: Part-timePay: From $15.00 per hourBenefits:Professional development assistanceSchedule:Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:We follow CDC and Vermont Health Dept. guidance and best practices related to Covid-19.Experience:Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:First Aid Certification (Preferred)CPR Certification (Preferred)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One locationShow more

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