YOUTH - Childwatch Coordinator

Location: Dallas, TX (White Rock YMCA - 7112 Gaston Avenue)

Job Description

 

We are currently searching for a Childwatch Coordinator who will be responsible for the ChildWatch Program which includes the Kids Activity Center, Parent's Night Out, Parent's Day Out and KidFit; also manages Member Appreciation Events.  He/she will supervise, hirs and train 15-20 Part-Time Child Watch staff and will ensure that we provide Child Care under healthy and safe conditions for participants of YMCA programs.

He/she will schedule ChildWatch staff according to established guidelines and will purchase equipment and supplies within budget guidelines as needed and with Membership & Marketing Director authorization.  He/she will ensure that toys and equipment are clean and safe, will conduct staff meetings, and will ensure the implementation of YMCA policies and procedures by child watch staff, including  health, safety and emergency procedures.  He/she facilitates the Play and Learn Program and attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

Requirements

 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age 
  • High school education or equivalent; credits in early childhood education preferred. 
  • One year or more of experience with children. 
  • Must be able to receive and maintain CPR, First Aid, AED, Blood borne Pathogen, Child Abuse Training & Drug and Alcohol Abuse training certifications. 
  • Knowledge of child development and positive discipline techniques. 
  • Previous experience in staff supervision. 
  • Has a positive attitude and follows directions.
  • Can build relationships with children, members and other staff in a positive manner.  
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 30 lbs.