YMCA of Greater Seattle Before/After School Counselor ($200 Signing Bonus) in Seattle, WA, Washington

Overview

Job Summary

Every day hundreds of children participate in fun and engaging YMCA activities before and after school. Kids U is a set of enrichment classes such as: art, sports, cooking, chess and science. Children sign up for specific classes based on their interests and passions that are led by you. Be part of an amazing team of staff who provide enrichment & recreation activities, teach teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn. Kids U instructors will be able to teach/coach topics that are fun and interesting to them while also teaching the kids to learn new skills.

If hired, you will receive a $200 signing bonus (less applicable payroll taxes) after 90 days of employment.

Where you’ll work…

You will be working at West Seattle YMCA - Rox Hill Elementary

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

You should have:

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

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

  • Experience planning and implementing group activities

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

ID 2018-7287

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 2

Location West Seattle YMCA - Rox Hill Elementary

Category Youth and Family Programs

Address 9430 30th Ave SW