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YMCA of Greater Seattle Before and After School Instructors: School-Age Programs in Sammamish, Washington

Overview

This position is eligible for up to $600 YGS Sign-On Cash Incentive!*

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

The Y remains steadfast in our commitment to providing families with school-based solutions that ensure kids have enrichment opportunities, a safe and supportive place to connect with other kids, and access to learning. Come be a part of that commitment by joining our amazing year-round school-age youth development team. As a Youth Development Instructor you will be part teaching teamwork and social skills to children as they grow and learn, providing support to participants in multiple areas from childcare, online learning support, to enrichment & recreation activities.

Job Sites Include: Alcott Elementary, Blackwell Elementary, Dickinson Elementary, Smith Elementary, Mead Elementary, McAuliffe Elementary, Pine Lake Church

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding vaccinations.

All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021,

All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location.

Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA.

  2. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.

  3. May provide guidance to staff/volunteers overseeing the activities of groups of children.

  4. Professionally communicates day-to-day, confidential and evaluative information with parents/guardians.

  5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.

  6. Assists in maintaining developmentally appropriate site including appearance, décor and cleanliness of site.

  7. May prepare and serve snacks. Cleans snack area.

  8. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. 1-2 years’ experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny

  2. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  3. Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty

  4. Experience planning and implementing group activities

  5. Completion of minimum STARS required training

    1. Certification in CPR/First aid
    1. TB test by Mantoux method.
    1. Food worker card.
    1. Cleared Portable Background Check in the statewide registry MERIT.**
  1. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
  • At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 60 days after employment.)

**At hire, or during onboarding for position.

If position requires driving:

  • Current Driver’s License with a minimum 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards

  • Maximum one minor violation

  • No speeding violation of more than 20mph over the limit

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

*YGS Sign-On Cash Incentive is for new employees hired between July 25 and September 30:

• $600 incentive for new full-time employees who are hired between July 25 and September 30.

• $300 incentive for new part-time employees who are hired between July 25 and September 30.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Sammamish

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/26/2021 4:52 PM)

ID 2021-12318

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 17

Location Sammamish Community YMCA

Category School Age Child Care – Positions Eligible for 2021 Sign-On Cash Incentive

Address 831 228th NE

Minimum compensation USD $16.69/Hr.

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