Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 07-Nov-2017 to 06-Jan-2018 (MST)
  • North Jefferson
  • Wrens, GA, USA
  • Part Time

Position Summary:

The Prime-Time Counselor is responsible for implementing activities, ensuring safety of all children in the program, serving after school snack, interacting with children and their families, working independently as well as with a team, and creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment. The candidate must have a positive attitude and serve as a role model to participants in the program.

Job Segments:

  • Ensure that staff / child ratio is within limits at all times and reduces staff as children numbers decrease each day
  • Implements prescribed daily plan of student activities
  • Implements and supervises special activities
  • Assists with site maintenance (i.e., bathroom, kitchen, cafeteria, activity area, playground, cabinet, etc.) and ensures cleanliness each day of areas used
  • Advises Site Director / Prime Time Metro office all child/parent/staff problems immediately and documents as required
  • Maintains open communication with children, families and school administrators.
  • Ensures that agreements between The Family Y Prime Time Discovery Program and school Principal are followed, i.e. Usage of school equipment and facility, and cleanliness of areas used.
  • Attends Prime Time Discovery Program staff meetings and any mandatory meetings for The Family Y staff
  • Certified and current at all times in CPR, First Aid, and Fire Safety
  • Successfully complete 8 hours DHR training annually
  • Successfully complete YMCA School-Age Curriculum, KidzLit training
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Site Director / Regional Coordinator / Metro Child Care Director

Performance Requirements:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making
  • Ability to lead or participate in 30+ minutes of aerobic/fitness activities
  • Consistently demonstrate positive communication: teach and redirect rather than scolding or reprimanding children
  • Reliable transportation

Education/Experience:

  • Must be 18-years-old or older
  • Minimum of High School Education or General Equivalent Diploma; formal training in early education or child development preferred
  • Working knowledge of Bright From the Start rules and regulations preferred
  • Be able to practice professionalism, displaying confidentiality while learning, following, and enforcing, local Y and national guidelines related to internal policy
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Experience in working with school aged children or youth programs

Status: Part-time

Location: North Jefferson Family YMCA

Pay Rate: $7.25 - $8.00 / hourly

Diversity & Inclusion: The Y is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side to strengthen communities. Together, we work to ensure everyone, regardless of gender, income, faith, sexual orientation or cultural background, has the opportunity to live life to its fullest. We share the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility - everything we do stems from it.

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