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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.

 

Philanthropy and Volunteer Coordinator

Category: Gallatin Valley YMCA

This is a full-time exempt, position supporting the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Philanthropy and Volunteer Coordinator contributes to the development of philanthropy/fundraising strategies and initiatives, participates in the creation of donor and volunteer marketing and communication materials, manages and maintains databases relevant to donors and volunteers and demonstrates active enthusiasm to foster new relationships beneficial to the YMCA.

The Philanthropy and Volunteer Coordinator leads events that support fundraising and recognizes donors and volunteers. Based on sound fund raising practices, the Coordinator will exhibit creativity in developing new opportunities to support the mission of the YMCA and will be an active leader in supporting the Board of Directors, CEO and YMCA staff in fundraising efforts.

 

Summer Camp Counselor

Category: Camps

Job Type: Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides direct supervision of a group of children aged 5-12 in summer day camp. Providing a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises a group of children 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 a positive relationship with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

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.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
    2. Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting.
    3. Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc…
    4. At least 18 years of age.
    5. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications prior to start date.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt 32-40 hrs/week during summer camp operations 

Reports to: Camps & Family Programs Director/Program Coordinator     

Start Date: May 29, 2020

 

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Leah Weaver/Camps & Family Programs Director

yprograms@gallatinvalleyymca.org

 

 

Summer Camp Site Coordinator

Category: Camps

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the planning, execution, and overall operation of a high quality school age child care site. This includes promoting YMCA core values and encouraging life-long learning. Develops and implements summer camp activities, while supporting the Camp Director in leading efforts to create a safe environment for healthy positive child development and strong family relationships, while mentoring and supporting program staff (50% of workload). Provides direct supervision of a group of children aged 5-12 in summer day camp, while providing a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring (50% of workload).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Creates and schedules all camp sessions and activities to be reviewed and approved by Camp Director.
  2. Supports camp counselors in daily implementation of lesson/activity plans.
  3. Directly supervises program participants, lead counselors, counseling staff and volunteers in accordance with organizations, policies and applicable laws.
  4. Maintains program site, equipment and program records.
  5. Confirm and coordination of camp field trips and events.
  6. Purchases and maintains supply expenses for camp activities that have been outlined on the camp budget and approved by the Program Coordinator.
  7. Monitors transportation for field trips.
  8. Ensures guidelines from program models are met such as HEPA standards and Camp Readers Program. Ensures all program records are accurate and maintained.
  9. Supports Youth Development Director and Program Coordinator in assuring that YMCA best practice guidelines are being followed, program standards are met, and safety procedures are being followed.
  10. Supports Youth Development Director and Program Coordinator to train, develop, schedule and direct personnel and volunteers as needed. Participates in reviews and helps evaluate staff performance.
  11. Provides upkeep of program facilities and equipment, and ensures the physical environment supports healthy living.
  12. Supports Camps & Family Programs Director and Program Coordinator in supervising staff, children, sites, and all activities.
  13. Maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents. Engages parents as volunteers.
  14. Supports staff with parent interaction and behavioral plans.
  15. Plans, attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff professional development opportunities.
  16. Supervise a group of children with a creative, fun, positive attitude.

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  1. Bachelors Degree or Associate Degree in related Field or a Child Development Credential or at least 2 years of experience in a leadership role in summer camp setting.
  2. At least 21 years of age.
  3. Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.
  4. Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED certifications within 30 days of hire date.
  5. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
    program activities.
  6. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships
    with people from different backgrounds.
  7. Must demonstrate leadership qualities-allowing for the development of personal and professional interpersonal relationshiops with staff, campers, parents and others

Preferred:

  1. Previous camp program design experience
  2. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting

 

KEY FOCUS AREAS:

Staff Supervision Program Development

Risk Management

Conflict Management

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt 32-40 hrs/week during summer camp operations 

Reports to: Camps & Family Programs Director/Program Coordinator  

Start Date: May, 15, 2020

 

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Leah Weaver/ Camps & Family Programs Director

yprograms@gallatinvalleyymca.org

 

 

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.