Posted in Management 30+ days ago.
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Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
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 be interested in working with a Cause Driven organization? Do you have a collaborative spirit committed to character development by promoting and demonstrating caring, honesty, respect and responsibility to staff, lay leaders, YMCA members, program participants and the general public? 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 is actively searching for energetic and dependable Youth Activity Attendant Aide to give leadership, direction, and supervision to children ages 6 weeks to 12 years in a drop-in child care program for children of YMCA members. The Youth Activity Attendant Aide will provide a quality experience to children and parents by focusing on the YMCA's core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. In addition, you will provide an atmosphere of respect, acceptance and caring for each participant and interact positively with children, parents, staff, and members of the community.
We are hiring for all shifts.
MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES:
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age
Must have 6 months satisfactory and verifiable experience with infant to preschool age children
Applicants must be energetic, enthusiastic and committed to making a difference
Must be able to work a 4 hour shift.
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:
Greet parents and children and communicate Child Watch policies and guidelines
Supervise and participate with children during all large and small group activities
Communicate effectively and exhibit professional attitude with all other staff, parents and children
May be required to work hours outside of normal work schedule for staff meetings, or trainings.
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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