School Age Child Care Staff

YMCA of Pawtucket Inc

Pawtucket, RI

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Pawtucket, RI
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibilities. Under the direction of the Director/Coordinator the Child Care Staff will be responsible for assisting in overall supervision and classroom management using the specific goals, objectives and curriculum for a group of children.  The Child care staff guides the development of children, ensuring a safe, enriching and healthy environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the day to day operation in the assigned area
  • Implement activities that are developmentally appropriate, meeting the needs of all of the children in the group
  • Maintain ratios at all times
  • Provide active supervision and is alert at all times (must be able to see and hear all children in your assigned group
  • Provide a program that exhibits high standards in cleanliness and preparation
  • Work as a team through positive approach with other staff members
  • Communicate with program family members in a positive way at all times
  • Demonstrates appropriate decision making abilities
  • Upholds and exemplifies the YMCA principles of character and customer service
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Obtain minimum of 20 hours of professional development per year in a field related to children as required by DCYF

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 18 year of age
  • High School diploma
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (within 6 months of hire)
  • Completion of all DCYF paperwork