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Group Leader - School Age Childcare - Multiple Locations at Capital District YMCA in Albany, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Fall Opportunity to work in our School Age Programs!!

Our Group Leaders help with the implementation of all school age child care activities. They 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.

1. AAS in Child Development, Recreation or related field OR HS Degree/GED and Two years direct experience with children under age 13 required.
2. 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.
3. Maintain 30 hours of childcare related training every two years.
4. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.
5. Excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills. Basic knowledge of computers.
6. 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 1pm-6pm

A copy of your license, diploma or certification will be needed prior to hire.


  • 2 - 3 years: Experience working with children under age 13.


  • High School Diploma/GED or better

  • Certificate or better

  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • AED

  • CPR

  • First Aid



  • Supervision

  • Leadership

  • Communication

  • Group Facilitation



  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest


  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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