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Assistant Teacher - Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program

Category: Y Achievers - SLLP

Job Type: Seasonal

Start Date: June 24th – August 2nd *Plus an additional 10-16 hrs for training and planning prior to program start date.
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt 20-25 hrs/week Monday – Thursday Morning
Reports to: Site Coordinator Pay Scale: $11 - $13.50 per hour
Revised: February 26, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Site Coordinator and in conjunction with the mission of the YMCA, the Summer Learning Loss Assistant Teacher is primarily responsible for assisting the SLLP program Teacher in the implementation and facilitation of the Four Blocks curriculum. The Teacher Assistant reports to the Site Director and assists in the supervision and in the literacy and social development of children ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Support teachers in instruction according to the 4 blocks model
• Execute lesson plans as an integral part of the daily program, making changes as they become necessary
• Attend required YMCA training relative to employment and the Summer Learning Loss Prevention program
• Maintain all educational equipment and supplies in good order
• Adhere to all rules, regulations and policies set forth by the YMCA and the program
• Support the mission and philosophy of the YMCA and uphold these principals by day-to-day personal example
• Report difficult or unusual situation as necessary
• Share problems with Site Coordinator for resolution
• Manage appropriate behavior with all children and implement discipline policy
• Attend scheduled staff meetings
 

Camps & Family Programs Director

Category: Gallatin Valley YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Full-Time Exempt, will require evening and weekends during program(s).        Reports to: Associate Executive Director and/or CEO                  

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under direction of the CEO and Associate Executive Director, the Camps and Family Programs Director is responsible for developing, organizing and implementing high quality YMCA out-of-school time programs for school age youth and families. This position can and should positively affect the physical, mental, social and emotional development of the YMCA participant(s). The Director will work independently, under general direction and is expected to determine how to accomplish tasks as they are presented. The expectations for this position is that youth programs will experience an overall increase in programs offered, revenue, participants and further program development. The Youth Development Director is responsible for planning, developing and maintaining programming and creating collaborations with peers, staff, the community and members in order to meet the needs of the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Establishes, directs and evaluates new program activities to expand the program within the community in accordance with the strategic plan. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.

Develops, implements and maintains all out-of-school time(school-age) and family camp programming which includes; responsibility for health and safety of participants, keeping areas safe, clean and orderly, maintaining records and statistics dealing with each program and enforcing safely regulations and emergency procedures. 

Looks for opportunities to expand out-of-school time and family camp programming in accordance with strategic and operating plans, implementing age appropriate activities and curriculum for programs. 

Works with staff to develop and administer appropriate training and safety plans.

Communicate effectively in a timely manner with Associate Executive Director, Operations Directors and other Program Directors to facilitate activities. 

Develops, prepares, and manages budget for out-of-school time and family programming. Controls and accounts for the expenditure of funds in accordance with the approved budget. 

Responsible for interviewing, recruiting and training program staff and volunteers & reviewing, monitoring, motivating and evaluating staff performance. Supports youth and camp staff in daily implementation of programs. 

Assists with program registration, attendance records, staff payroll and accounts receivable. 

Secures and schedules program facilities. Assists in transportation of equipment/food for programs. Monitors and purchases necessary program equipment as budget permits. 

Investigates, writes and submits grants related to youth and family programming. 

Organizes and conducts parent orientation and volunteer meetings. Communicates consistently with parents regarding program details and scheduling. 

Organizes and budgets for transportation for program participants. 

Works with various community entities to secure field trips that support program curriculum and budgets accordingly. 

Organizes and hosts community events promoting YMCA youth out-of-school time and family camp programs. 

Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information. 

Reviews and processes program scholarship applications. 

Responds to all member and community inquiries and/or complaints in a timely manner. 

Ensures quality control standards and participants’ safety. 

Assists in YMCA fund raising activities, annual campaign and special events. 

Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner. 

Assists with Program Committee meetings 

Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of and participation in program and revenue goals. 

Meets the standard for attendance, punctuality and dependability; keeping in confidence matters related to office or personnel; and, exercises good judgment around areas of responsibility.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader): Cause-Driven Leadership®

Mission Advancement:VALUES - Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.

Collaboration: INCLUSION - Values all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence. RELATIONSHIPS - Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work. DEVELOPING OTHERS - Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.

Operational Effectiveness: DECISION MAKING – Integrates logic, intuition, and sound judgment to analyze information to identify greatest opportunities, make sound decisions, and solve problems. PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Supports goal attainment through innovative activity creation, assigning responsibilities in accordance with capabilities, monitoring progress, and evaluating impact. QUALITY - Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences and holds staff accountable for high quality results.

Personal Growth: SELF DEVELOPMENT - Is dedicated to the improvement of own capabilities, and demonstrates this through the continual expansion of knowledge and skills. CHANGE CAPACITY - Leads self and others through change by navigating ambiguity appropriately and adapting well to new situations, obstacles, and opportunities. EMOTIONAL MATURITY - Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills.

 

Child Watch Associate

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

 

Child Watch Attendants are responsible for providing a safe, caring and enriching environment for member's children to enjoy while their parents use YMCA Facility. All Child Watch staff will be responsible for the overall successful day-to-day running of the Y Child Watch program, as well as be responsible for high-quality childcare. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

 

Enrichment Staff - Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program

Category: Y Achievers - SLLP

Job Type: Seasonal

Start Date: June 24th – August 2nd *Plus an additional 10-16hrs for training and planning prior to program start date.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 36-40 hrs/week Monday – Friday
Reports to: Site Coordinator Pay Scale: $10 - $11.50 per hour
Revised: February 26, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides direct supervision of a group of children in first, second, and third grade. Provide a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Supervise a group of children with a creative, fun, positive attitude.
  • Implement program activities and curriculum that is culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, addresses summer learning loss components in conjunction with Montana Core Standards, and are consistent with YMCA values.
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
 

FT Early Learning Associate Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time

Collaborates with and supports primary teacher in lesson planning and daily routines. Provides direction for the program and classroom, and assists in the implementation of program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  • Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
  • Follows guidelines on parent communication routines to ensure effective communication about daily activities, nap, eating habits, progress and skills that are being worked on, etc.
  • Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.
  • Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child and reports observations to the Lead teacher.
  • Maintains program site and equipment.
  • Maintains required program records.
  • Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
  • Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
  • Changes diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.
  • Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.

 

Lead Teacher - Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program

Category: Y Achievers - SLLP

Job Type: Seasonal

Start Date: June 24th – August 2nd *Plus an additional 10-16 hrs for training and planning prior to program start date.
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt 20-25 hrs/week Monday – Thursday Morning
Reports to: Site Coordinator
Pay Scale: $13.50 - $15 per hour
Revised: February 26, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Site Coordinator and in conjunction with the mission of the YMCA, the Summer Learning Loss Teacher will be responsible for planning, implementing and supervising morning educational activities for students participating in the program, providing each participant with the opportunity to develop physically, mentally, spiritually and socially.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Develop lesson plans for scheduled program times to include provisions for safety and participant ages and abilities
  • Execute lesson plans as an integral part of the daily program, making changes as they become necessary
  • Attend required YMCA training relative to employment and the Summer Learning Loss Pilot programming
  • Maintain all educational equipment and supplies in good order
  • Adhere to all rules, regulations and policies set forth by the YMCA and the program
  • Support the Christian mission and philosophy of the YMCA and uphold these principles by day-to-day personal example
  • Report difficult or unusual situations as necessary
  • Share problems with Site Coordinator for resolution
  • Manage appropriate behavior with all children and implement discipline policy
  • Provide direction to the Teacher Assistant and Site Coordinator in the classroom
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings
 

Sports and Recreation Director

Category: Gallatin Valley YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time

Under direction of the CEO, the Sports & Recreation Director is responsible for developing, organizing and implementing high-quality YMCA sports and recreational programs for youth and adults including; pre-school sports, school age sports, sporting leagues and family recreational opportunities.  This position can and should positively affect the physical, mental, social and emotional development of the YMCA participant. The Director will successfully fulfill his/her job description by meeting or exceeding the program goals and objectives.

Under direction of the CEO, the Sports & Recreation Director is responsible for developing, organizing and implementing high-quality YMCA sports and recreational programs for youth and adults including; pre-school sports, school age sports, sporting leagues and family recreational opportunities.  This position can and should positively affect the physical, mental, social and emotional development of the YMCA participant. The Director will successfully fulfill his/her job description by meeting or exceeding the program goals and objectives.

The expectations for this position are that youth and adult sports & recreation programs will experience an overall increase in programs offered, revenue, participants and further program development.