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YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne Before & After School Site Assist - Lindley Elementary in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Summary:

The Child Care Services Branch of the YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate part-time Before School Child Care Site Assistant for the 2020-2021 school year to join our team. Child care site is located off-site from the YMCA at Lindley Elementary School.

Under the supervision of the Site Director, the Site Assistant supports a YMCA program for school-age children before and after school during year.

By assisting the Site Director and their staff, the Site Assistant provides diverse participants with age-appropriate activities to promote a safe, fun, nurturing learning environment and memorable experiences with the YMCA.

Successful leadership in this position is defined as growth in student participation, following our age-based curriculum, sound adherence to defined safety and educational standards by the staff, and positive feedback from parents.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Promote and incorporate the YMCA core values and mission into all aspects of the job and in the community.

  • Maintaining positive and open communication with students, staff, parents, and supervisors.

  • Engagement with and supervision of program participants.

  • Planning for and implementing a set curriculum and schedule.

  • Demonstrating leadership qualities by working with fellow staff, getting input and giving direction.

  • Preferred attendance at monthly staff meetings.

  • Completing 12 hours of training per year (some online)

Starting pay range: $9.25 to $9.75 depending on experience

Hours Available: Monday through Friday,

  • Before Care (6:15-8:10 am)

  • After Care (2:30-6:00 pm)

  • or Both

Location (off-site from the YMCA):

  • Lindley Elementary - 2201 Ardmore Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age, with a high school diploma or equivalent, preferred.

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Experience in the supervision of multiple children

  • Ability to handle situations quickly, kindly, and fairly

  • Welcoming and inclusive, positive, service-oriented attitude with diverse groups of people in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.

  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a site assistant for child care services.

  • Committed to contributing to the mission, culture, and values of the YMCA.

  • Job offers are contingent upon the YMCA being open and an adequate number of registered participants.

Employee Benefits:

  • Free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity to add additional eligible members for a small cost. Variety of free and discounted YMCA programs are also available.

  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

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