YMCA of Greater Seattle Youth Development Instructor: School-Age Programs in Seattle, Washington
Our Commitment to Equity
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.
The Y remains steadfast in our commitment to providing families with school-based solutions that ensure kids have enrichment opportunities, a safe and supportive place to connect with other kids, and access to learning. Come be a part of that commitment by joining our amazing year-round school-age youth development team. As a Youth Development Instructor you will be part teaching teamwork and social skills to children as they grow and learn, providing support to participants in multiple areas from childcare, online learning support, to enrichment & recreation activities.
Plans and implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA.
Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.
May provide guidance to staff/volunteers overseeing the activities of groups of children.
Professionally communicates day-to-day, confidential and evaluative information with parents/guardians.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
Assists in maintaining developmentally appropriate site including appearance, décor and cleanliness of site.
May prepare and serve snacks. Cleans snack area.
Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.
Other duties as assigned.
1-2 years’ experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny
Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.
Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty
Experience planning and implementing group activities
Completion of minimum STARS required training
- Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
- At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 60 days after employment.)
If position requires driving:
Current Driver’s License with a minimum 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards
Maximum one minor violation
No speeding violation of more than 20mph over the limit
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:
Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
Are very adaptable
Have high ownership and strong work ethic
Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
Truly enjoy being of service to people
Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.
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Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 days ago (2/22/2021 5:27 PM)
Type Regular Part-Time
# of Openings 1
Location Meredith Mathews East Madison- Bailey Gatzert Elementary
Category School Age Child Care
Address 1301 E Yesler Way
Minimum compensation USD $16.39/Hr.