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SCHOOL AGE SERVICES - Group Leader

at YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Posted: 6/20/2019
Job Reference #: 29502192118_28068902804
Categories: Other/General
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Job Description

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is searching for cause-driven individuals to lead the day-to-day operations of afterschool programs. At the Y, we provide a safe environment and manage the well-being of each child and staff person on site.

Typical day:

Once at the site you will work closely with the Site Director as he/she manages the afterschool program, following Texas Health and Human Services standards & YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas policies, procedures and Operational Promises.You will actively engage in activities with participants including: physical activity, enrichment activity and Homework/CATCH time implementation. In addition to supervision of the afterschool participants, you will also help maintain inventory and supplies needed for your program. We lead in program set-up and clean-up according to school contracted guidelines.

Additional responsibilities include:

Report staff or child accident/incidents or suspected child abuse or injury to the Site Director as soon as possible. Fill out appropriate report, make necessary phone calls, and follow all emergency procedures.

Attend all scheduled staff meetings, trainings, and any other meetings deemed necessary by the Site Director.
Assist with drills to practice site-evacuation/emergency procedures for fire, chemical spill, tornado, etc., and is capable of implementing such procedures.

We are looking for someone who:

Has the ability to work alone and with a team.

Open to learning, coaching and supervision.
Will lead children in group activities, especially recreational activities.
Has a fundamental appreciation and understanding of group management and child development.
Is creative, has a sense of humor, patience, conviction, genuineness, enthusiasm, initiative, self-control, flexibility, ability to learn, integrity, and ingenuity.

Requirements

2:30pm-6:30pm Monday through Friday

Minimum age: 18 years of age; Education: High School Degree/ G.E.D. or higher
Complete of an 8-hour Pre-service orientation in components outlined by The Department of Health and Human Services or have 6 months’ previous experience in a licensed childcare center.
Complete First Aid, CPR, Sexual Harassment, and Child Abuse Prevention within the first 30 days and any additional training requested of supervisor.
Able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry for a distance of at least 40 yards.
Auditory and/or visual awareness of each child's ongoing activity as appropriate

Benefits:

FREE

child care for the Y Afterschool Program for one child and discount for additional child(ren).

FREE

Y Membership and other program discounts
No Weekends!
403b Retirement Option
Paid Time Off
Competitive pay
Employee referral bonus of $50 and up
Make a difference!
The YMCA provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, disability, age, or veteran status.