Kids Stuff Lead Staff - Full Time

Job Description


The Kids Stuff Shift Lead 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 9 years of age.

Essential Functions

  • Greet children and members.
  • Organize sign-in/out sheets and 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.
  • Report all concerns to the Kids Stuff Coordinator.



Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum age of 18
  • Minimum of 6 months 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
  • Demonstrated organizational and child supervision skills

Physical Demands

  • 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, and kicking. 
  • Physical ability to restrain youth as needed for safety purposes.