Century College Work Study Program Kids Stuff Staff

Volunteer Opportunity Description

 

The Kids Stuff Staff is responsible for providing quality care to children in a positive, nurturing environment while their parents are using the YMCA facilities.  The Kids Stuff Area could include children between the ages of 6 weeks and 10 years of age.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet children and members.
  • Follow correct sign-in and out practices
  • Supervise, play, and initiate games and activities with children.
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Communicate courteously with members.
  • Follow daily sanitizing procedures and help out with weekly cleaning schedules.
  • Attend all staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Ensure that toys and shelves are organized at the end of the day/shift.
  • Follow all procedures and policies of the department, branch, and Association.

Relationships:

This position reports to the Program Director. The incumbent interacts regularly with children and parents.

Requirements

 

Qualifications:

Required

  • Must be part of the Century College Work Study Program
  • Minimum age of 16
  • Experience leading and supervising children
  • Ability to motivate, energize, and entertain children
  • Knowledge of appropriate activities for various age levels – including skill and ability to implement curriculum
  • Required certifications: CPR and First Aid
  • Required training: building EMG procedure training
  • Strong organizational and child supervision skills

Competencies:

  • Values
  • Inclusion
  • Relationships
  • Quality Results
  • Communication

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to lead and participate in physical activities that may include but are not limited to walking, standing for long periods of time, bending, reaching, running, throwing, kicking and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.
  • May be exposed to verbal outbursts, physical actions or bodily fluids as part of the environment.
  • Work environments range from quiet work areas to busy, noisy indoor and outdoor spaces with several groups talking amongst themselves concurrently.