The Capital District YMCA is seeking Group Leaders for Multiple locations!
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.
Free Single YMCA Membership and Discounted Childcare Upon Hire! Starting Rate is $15.00 per hour
High School Diploma/GED or better
Associates or better in Education or related field
Licenses & Certifications
Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization