The Capital Area YMCA is seeking excited team members to join our Before School Care Team.
The YMCA before school programs offer a positive environment where kids in elementary school in Lawrence Public Schools can have fun while they learn and grow through play and we expect you to play and laugh along with them!
We are looking for outstanding role models to come and help us create a great place for K – 5th graders to grow and learn.
This part-time opportunity requires you to be available at least two days before school from Monday - Friday from 7:00 am – 8:30 am, a set schedule is available and every shift guarantees two-hour minimum pay.
This position is a September through June position which could turn into a camp position for the summer. In exchange for your time and willingness to have fun, we pay between $14 and $17 per hour, depending on your experience, and offer a number of great incentives including:
• Ongoing Professional Training
All we need from you is:
• A Positive attitude
• Willingness to get paid to interact with children
• Are at least 18 years old
• Able to pass a background check
If this sounds like you, then apply now! We want you on our team!
As a community-minded, people-focused employer, the YMCA is proud to offer this and all of our positions on an Equal Opportunity Basis.
Additionally, all of our employees enjoy the benefits of working in a drug and tobacco-free environment.
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
1. At least 18 years of age.
2. Previous experience with school age children preferred.
3. Interest in children and significant evidence of emotional maturity, good moral character, judgment, integrity and leadership capability.
4. Ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances.
5. Ability to communicate with children and deal effectively with inappropriate behavior.
6. Must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021.
Ability to assist in the planning, leading and participating in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
Background check and fingerprinting must be completed within 15 days of employment.