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The SKY Family YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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The Child Watch Attendant supervises and ensures the care, safety, and well being of members' children during their short-term stay in the Child Watch center.
Oversees the children’s play and interacting with the children when possible
Participates in staff meetings and trainings
Monitor bathrooms- and ensure children follow proper hygiene practices
Responsible for any other duties relevant to position as assigned by the Supervisor
Provides special help and support to individual children as needed or assigned.
Demonstrates a genuine interest in children and treats each child with respect.
Uses positive guidance techniques while interacting with children.
Promotes positive communication with parents.
Expected to assist in maintaining safe and healthy environments for children and staff by immediately reporting health and safety risks/concerns or potential concerns to a leadership staff member.
Other job-related duties as assigned may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.
Prior experience working with children preferred
Most possess a deep love for children, respect for parents, enjoyment of working in collaboration with faculty and staff colleagues, joy and enthusiasm in their work, and a commitment to self-development in order to become a model worthy of imitation by the children.
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Certifications and Training Requirements:
Infant/child CPR & First Aid
Annual completion of YMCA Blood Borne Pathogens training
Annual completion of YMCA Child Sexual Abuse Prevention class
Successfully complete DCF background screening requirements as well as meet the association policies on background screening.
Additional training classes as recommended by supervisor.
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, kneel or stand extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.