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Drop-In Childcare

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description Child Care Assistant Opportunity
Do you love playing games?
Do you enjoy working with children?
Do you like putting a smile on a child's face?
The Drop-In Childcare Assistant attends to children 2-8 years old in the drop-in childcare.
Salary range starts at $15.86 per hour
Position Summary & Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the daily program, which will include activities that are developmentally appropriate, performed in collaboration with peers to compliment supervision of children
  • Supervise and lead the activity areas
  • Assist in planning and preparing the activities
  • Organize and set up needed materials and supplies
  • Sanitize toys and play equipment
  • Maintain a safe play environment
  • Support the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed
  • Ensure the proper ratios are maintained


    • Must have prior experience working with children.
    • Passion for and commitment to the YMCA's mission and vision
    • Ability to build rapport with children, parents and families of diverse backgrounds.
    • Commitment to, and a passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago's mission
    • Demonstrates evidence of YMCA team competencies in previous experience or practice
    • Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.

      Child Abuse Prevention - Supports the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:

      • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
      • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
      • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
      • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
        Behaviors Enthusiastic - Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
        Leader - Inspires teammates to follow them
        Motivations Ability to Make an Impact - Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Elmhurst , Drop-In Childcare, Other , Elmhurst, Illinois

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