Senior Youth Leader
Submitted on December 11, 2012 at 9:40 AM
Company: YMCA Fun Company Clyde Riggs
Brief Company Description: Consistent with the Christian mission and Vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the School Age Site Director, the School Age Site Assistant is responsible for developing and implementing activities and executing daily lesson plans for the School Age Before and After School sites and Summer Programs. The School Age Site Assistant will work with other site staff to foster children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth.
(615) 826 - 6389
Job Type: Part time
Start Date: January 01, 2013
Education Level: High school
Education / Experience Required: •Minimum 18 years of age •High school diploma or equivalent required •Previous experience in child development or related experience preferred Certifications Required: •Pre-hire: complete YMCA of Middle TN application for employment, new hire packet and Praesidium Child Abuse Detection / Prevention training •Before first shift: CEO parts 1 and 2, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen, and BBP •Required Before Start of Shift / Upon hire: DHS Background Disclosure Form & Fingerprints, Abuse Registry Check, DHS Physical health form, DHS fingerprint appt., three letters of reference •Within 30 days of hire: DHS 1st Steps •Within the first year: must meet annual training requirements He/she must have a negative TB test, health form, 3 letters of reference, pass a criminal background check, and obtain fingerprinting as required by DHS. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: This position requires an individual with an enthusiastic personality who can develop harmonious relationships with staff, members, volunteers, and school leaders and have the ability to work well with children in cooperation with other site staff and to lead and motivate staff. He/she must present a professional image and have excellent written, oral, and presentation skills and be knowledgeable of O.S.H.A. regulations and all licensing procedures. Physical Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. The employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level is usually minimal to moderate. •Insure the safety of all children at all times including roll taking and counting of participants. •Direct a group of 15 to 20 (DHS maximum is 20) children in activities outlined by the site director either inside or outside program areas. •Assist in developing and implementing a quality curriculum that meets YMCA guideline •Maintain daily record keeping and adhere to all guidelines. •Attend all staff meetings and in-service training as required by the program staff. •Participate in YMCA volunteer programs, sustaining, United Way, and the annual We Build People Campaign. •Assist in controlling and maintaining supplies and inventory on site. •Assist in monitoring licensing standards at the Fun Company site to ensure the maintenance of all quality standards. •Maintain positive relationships with YMCA personnel and administration. •Assist in maintaining citywide policies and procedures. •Assume duties as directed by the site director.
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