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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.

 

Full Time Lead Infant Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time

Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. Collaborates with and supports assistant teacher(s) in creating, planning and implementing daily activities, field trips and curriculum. Ensures that curriculum and daily activities encourages the growth of children in their cognitive, physical, linguistic and social/emotional development. 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 utilizing a wide range or methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing and age appropriate tools to enhance children's learning.)
• Creates and guides parent communication routines to ensure effective communication about daily activities, nap, eating habits, progress and skills that are being worked on, etc.
• Supervises the safety of all children, classroom, and all activities.
• Trains new employees on center/classroom procedures, including Childcare Licensing Regulations.
• Provides leadership and assist teachers, aides and volunteers in the classroom to ensure licensing standards, policies and procedures are met properly.
• Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child. Creates individual portfolios for children to monitor progress and assessment records.
• Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents.
• Engages parents as volunteers.Maintains program site and equipment.
• Maintains required program records.
• Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
• Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
• Collaborates with fellow teachers, YMCA staff and colleagues.
• 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.
• Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.

 

Full-Time Lead Toddler Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Full-Time


The Lead Toddler Teacher provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum. They collaborate with and support assistant teacher(s) in creating, planning and implementing daily activities, field trips and curriculum. They ensure that curriculum and daily activities encourage the growth of children in their cognitive, physical, linguistic and social/emotional development. They are part of a team that provides a quality experience to children and parents that focus on the YMCA values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
• Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans utilizing a wide range or methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing and age appropriate tools to enhance children's learning.)
• Creates and guides parent communication routines to ensure effective communication about daily activities, nap, eating habits, progress and skills that are being worked on, etc.
• Supervises the safety of all children, classroom, and all activities.
• Trains new employees on center/classroom procedures, including Childcare Licensing Regulations.
• Provides leadership and assist teachers, aides and volunteers in the classroom to ensure licensing standards, policies and procedures are met properly.
• Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child. Creates individual portfolios for children to monitor progress and assessment records.
• Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents.
• Engages parents as volunteers.Maintains program site and equipment.
• Maintains required program records.
• Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.
• Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
• Collaborates with fellow teachers, YMCA staff and colleagues.
• 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.
• Other duties as assigned

 

Part Time Early Learning Associate Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Part-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.

 

WORK STUDY Camps & Family Programs Staff

Category: Camps

POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Camps & Family Programs Director, Camps & Family Program Staff will be responsible for providing an appropriately safe, caring and enriching environment for a group of families and children enrolled in the YMCA camps programs. Camps & Family Program Staff are responsible for conducting themselves in an appropriate manner, setting an example for children, parents and coworkers by reflecting the YMCA core values of: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Supervises a group of children, adults or families with a creative, fun, positive attitude.

2. 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.

3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.

4. Attends staff meetings and trainings.

5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.

6. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

 

WORK STUDY Child Watch Attendant

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 10-15 hrs/week; 6 days per week. Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Saturday morning hours available.

Pay Scale: $8.20 - $9.00/hour

POSITION SUMMARY: Child Watch Attendants are responsible for providing a safe, caring and enriching environment for our member's children to enjoy while their parents use our 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Responsible for the safety of the children, classroom, and all activities at all times.

2. Assures parents are signing in children properly and presenting identification.

3. Supervises and interacts with children at play.

4. Completes required cleaning and organizing of the Child Watch room to maintain program site and equipment.

5. Maintains required program records.

6. Encourage sportsmanship and positive peer interactions

7. Attend staff meetings and trainings as needed including YMCA provided training

8. Respond to questions and concerns from parents and refers them to the Early Learning Director as needed

9. Must be able to establish and maintain relationships with other staff members, leaders, volunteers, members, participants, parents, and the general public

10.Know, educate and enforce YMCA Child Watch rules and policies to members and parents

11.May be responsible for communicating facility needs and concerns to the Early Learning Director immediately

12.Know the work schedule and reports to work on time or finds an approved substitute

13.Complete timesheet on a daily basis

14. Builds positive relationships with members and children in program.

15. Assume all other duties and assignments deemed appropriate by the Director.

 

WORK STUDY Membership Associate

Category: Membership

Hours: 15-35 hours/week

FLSA Status: Part Time, Non-Exempt

Pay Scale: $9-11/Hour

POSITION SUMMARY Under supervision of the Business Support Coordinator and the Sales & Marketing Director, the Membership Associate delivers excellent service to all members, program participants, donors, volunteers, and guests of the Gallatin Valley YMCA. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of area and systems. Member Associate is a great communicator, enthusiastic and is committed to the mission and cause of the YMCA. The ideal candidate position requires a proven track record of sales, customer service and building relationships.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Builds relationships with members; greet members by name and help members connect with one another and to the YMCA.

• Responsible for member, guest, and participant satisfaction and retention through impeccable customer service and practices that promote member engagement.

• Provides membership orientation and facility tours as needed, explains the YMCA mission, volunteer opportunities, the annual and capital campaign, and how to apply for financial assistance if needed.

• Strong interpersonal and communicational skills over the phone, through email, and in person.

• Provides information on programs, camps and membership, and assists, when needed, in helping customers register for camps or programs, answers and resolves member billing issues and provides new members with facility protocols.

• Responsible for the balance and close out of sales/transactions during shift.

• Follows proper check-in procedures for members, guests, day passes, and Nationwide Memberships to ensure that our facility is safe.

• Handles and resolves membership concerns in a timely and professional manner. Informs supervisor of unusual situations or unresolved issues.

• Actively works with other Gallatin Valley YMCA departments to provide the best overall experience for participants. Creatively promotes YMCA specific programs and activities.

• Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

• Maintains cleanliness of the welcome area, lobby, bathrooms, and locker rooms during shift. May include shoveling snow or mopping entrance.

• Meets the standard for attendance, punctuality and dependability

• Participates in required department, staff and YMCA committee meetings and assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.

• Assists Sales & Marketing Director with various marketing initiatives including but not limited to: maintaining member on-boarding system, tracking variety of membership Key Performance Indicators, emailing members, maintaining current communications through flyers around the facility, filing, date entry, assist with member billing issues, assist with membership events, and more.

• Assists the business support coordinator with data entry

• Administers background, nationwide eligibility on all prospective and visiting members.

• Assists with other duties as needed. 

 

WORK STUDY Part Time Early Childhood Associate Teacher

Category: Child Care - GV YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time

Start Date: ASAP FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt 15-30 hrs/week during center operation

Reports to: Early Learning Director

Pay Scale: $10.00 - $12.00

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 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: 1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.

2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.

3. 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.

4. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.

5. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child and reports observations to the Lead teacher.

6. Maintains program site and equipment.

7. Maintains required program records.

8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.

9. Participates in required annual training to continue to grow as an educator and professional.

10. Change diapers/or soiled undergarments of infants and toddlers.

11. Help with mealtimes and snacks for children. Ensures dietary restrictions of children in the classroom are known to all staff and/volunteers.

 

TO APPLY Email Resume and Cover Letter to Sarah Lutiger at salutiger@gallatinvalleyymca.org

 

WORK STUDY Youth Sports Staff

Category: All Branches

Pay Rate: $9.00/hr

FLSA Status: Part-time Non-Exempt (approx. 6-10 hrs/week)

Start Date: ASAP

POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Sports Staff is responsible for direct leadership within various youth sports programs for the Gallatin Valley YMCA while supporting the Sports & Recreation Director in leading efforts to create an environment for healthy positive child development and strong family relationships. They will provide direct supervision of a group of children aged 6-13 during the sports activities, while providing a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Caring.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Teach youth flag football and basketball according to general rules of the sport as well as any rules specific to the Gallatin Valley YMCA.

2. Set up the fields and courts to regulations specific to YMCA rules.

3. Assists in developing, organizing and implementing a high quality summer sports camps

4. Supervises a group of children with a creative, fun, and positive attitude.

5. Complete all training deemed necessary by the Gallatin Valley YMCA in order to preform well in this job and receive all certificates necessary for this job.

6. Show up to scheduled games and camp on time and stay throughout the shift unless prior arrangements have been made with the Sports & Recreation Director.

7. Assist/run teen co-ed teen sports tournaments once a month.

8. Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.

9. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

10. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.