YOUTH - Childwatch Leader

Location: Dallas, TX (Lake Highlands YMCA - 8920 Stults Road)

Job Description



Supervises and trains Childwatch staff.  Provides Childwatch care under healthy and safe conditions for participants of YMCA programs.



Supervises and trains Childwatch staff.  Schedules Childwatch staff according to established guidelines.  Purchases equipment and supplies within budget guidelines as needed.  Ensures that toys and equipment are clean and safe.   Conducts staff meetings.  Ensures the implementation of YMCA policies and procedures by Childwatch staff, including  health, safety and emergency procedures. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.




18 years of age or older.  Must be able to receive and maintain CPR, First Aid, AED, Blood borne Pathogen, Child Abuse Training & Drug and Alcohol Abuse training certifications.  High school education or equivalent; credits in early childhood education preferred.  One year or more of experience with children.  Knowledge of child development and positive discipline techniques.  Previous experience in staff supervision.  TB test prior to beginning child care duties.  Has a positive attitude and follows directions. Relates to children, members and other staff in a positive manner.   Ability to lift and carry at least 30 lbs.