Y Learning Center Care Site Assistant - #9805292

YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Detroit, MI
Salary: $12 per hour
Contract type: Full time
The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the foundation of community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than just a job—you’ll enjoy a career with the chance to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

MAKE AN IMPACT ON TODAY’S YOUTH
WITH A JOB AT THE Y!
Now Hiring at the Plymouth Family YMCA
YMCA EMPLOYEE* BENEFITS
  • FREE Family Membership & Discounted Access to Programs
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Family-friendly Work Environment
  • Employee Assistance Program & Retirement Plan
GENERAL FUNCTION
The Y Learning Center Site Assistant is responsible for general subversion and management of assigned school site, while assisting in the development of children’s social, emotional, physical, spiritual, and cognitive development.

SITE LOCATION PLACEMENT
The Site Assistant for the Plymouth, Canton, Redford Schools (Livonia, and some Detroit) Sites will receive their school site location, from Management, based on staff availability and levels in the area.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • At minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required (over 18+ years of age)
  • Some experience supervising children is preferred, but not required
TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS/PREREQUISITES
  • Meets state-licensing agency requirement
  • Achieves DHS Clearance, with documentation, prior to starting work
  • Passes TB skin test within 30 days of hire
  • CPR, First Aid, AED, and Child Safe certifications within 60 days of hire
ABILITIES & SKILLS
  • Ability to participate in, plan, and lead all physical activities
  • Ability to sit and stand from a seated position on the floor when interacting with children
  • Capability to be outside for up to 30 minutes a day, year round
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attends to the needs of participating children at all times, while ensuring a safe and nurturing environment
  • Plans and leads daily/monthly curriculum-based lesson plans and activities approved by Site Supervisor
  • Set-up and clean-up physical learning environments and prepare necessary materials and supplies, ensuring all equipment and supplies meet maintenance and storage standards
  • Establishes and maintains relationship with assigned school and YMCA staff and program participants through attendance of staff meetings, open houses, and PTA meetings
  • Maintains appropriate staff-to-child ratios and assumes shared responsibility of housekeeping tasks
  • Serves prepared healthy snacks to children and maintains required paperwork
  • Has an understanding of all emergency site procedures and record drills
  • Performs other assigned duties as directed by Supervisor
The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (“YMCA”) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. The YMCA does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetic information, ethnicity, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, military status or application or any other basis protected by state, federal or other applicable law.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children in our programs. We hold all staff, regardless of position, to the highest possible standards. We require all staff to be screened regularly and sign a code of conduct. All staff will be monitored when interacting with
program participants. We take any inappropriate interactions between program
participants and with staff very seriously and will fully cooperate with
authorities in any case of abuse.

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