Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Group Leader is responsible for the direct care, supervision and well being of all children enrolled in the Before/After School Program/Summer Camp, for children ages 5-12.
*Employee must enroll in these trainings within 90 days of hire date and must be completed within 1 year of hire date if not already completed. Professional Development/CEU’s may qualify in lieu of requirement (seek assistance from your supervisor). Failure to comply with requirement will result in immediate termination.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
YMCA Competencies (Leader):
Mission Advancement: VALUES-Consistently demonstrates Y’s values. Shows a genuine concern for the needs, feelings, and well-being of others, even under stress. Acts with integrity and credibility in all situations
Collaboration: COMMUNICATION- Listens actively by asking open-ended questions. Verifies understanding of others’ perspectives by reflecting and summarizing what is heard. Uses appropriate communication methods or styles to ensure the message is understood, especially by diverse audiences. Utilizes and interprets body language to effectively communicate intended message. Writes in a clear, concise, and logical fashion to ensure understanding.
Operational Effectiveness: QUALITY RESULTS- Partners with supervisors to set and clearly articulate goals. Focuses effort on high-value priorities. Delivers a high-value experience to members and participants. Monitors own performance against standards and takes quick and appropriate actions to stay on course. Demonstrates pride in work by striving to meet or exceed supervisor or member expectations.
Personal Growth: EMOTIONAL MATURITY- Demonstrates the ability to accurately assess personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships with others. Recognizes the needs of others and responds appropriately to what they are feeling, based on their choice of words, tone of voice, expressions, and other non-verbal behavior. Accepts accountability for own behavior. Takes responsibility for own mistakes, and learns from them. Solicits and is open to performance feedback and coaching. Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others. Is empathetic toward others. Inspires, motivates and touches the spirit of others by words, actions, and responses.