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Youth Activity Attendant - First & Main at YMCA OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION INC.

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado





Job Description:

Do you have a passion for working with children? Are you looking for an opportunity to positively influence the lives of the children in your community? Would you like to join an organization that believes in strengthening the foundation of our communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility?

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region First & Main location is looking for Youth Activity Attendants to give leadership, direction, and supervision to children and participants in temporary child care for infant and preschool aged children and during the school-aged youth activity classes. This individual must be responsible, energetic and enjoy working with children. They must also possess a cooperative spirit, committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to staff, YMCA members, program participants and the general public.


SHIFT REQUIREMENTS:
We are hiring for all shifts. Flexible, preferred open availability.

Our hours of operations are as follows:
Monday-Friday: 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES:

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age
High School diploma or equivalent
Experience with children leading recreational activities
Minimum of three months of full time or equivalent part time satisfactory and verifiable experience with children and/or family programming
Applicants must be upbeat, enthusiastic and committed to making a difference
All YMCA staff positions require certifications in CPR/AED/Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Oxygen Administration. Preferred candidates will have current certifications however training is available.


KEY FOCUS AREAS:

Utilize outstanding customer service practices
Greet all parents and children as they enter the area, and communicate Child Watch policies and guidelines
Assist leadership in developing and implementing fun and creative activities
Oversee and participate with children during all large and small group activities
Communicate effectively and exhibit a positive, professional attitude with all staff, parents and children
May be required to work independently for some special events, i.e. Birthday Parties
Need to have the ability to work hours outside of normal work schedule for staff meetings, trainings, extended program hours, parent nights, or association events



OUR CULTURE:
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.


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