YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region
Before & After School Counselor (Finance)
Minimum age of 18
460 Hours verifiable* experience with school age children
Passionate about working with children and teaching young minds
An ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident, and respectful manner
Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration certification
*Verifiable and Satisfactory experience includes experience in the care and supervision of four or more children from the ages of four (4) to eighteen (18) years old, unrelated to the individual, since attaining the age of eighteen (18).
GROUP LEADER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Providing a safe, nurturing, yet fun environment for children.
Modeling good character and hygiene habits and encouraging children to follow them.
Providing positive reinforcement, but also being firm when necessary.
Monitoring and supervising the children constantly.
Assisting the Site Director in maintaining a safe and positive environment.
Cultivating relationships with children, parents, and guardians.
Assist Site Directors with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean.
Help Site Directors to create lesson plans.
Maintain State licensing and YMCA Associations Standards and Minimum guidelines
PART-TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
Free individual membership
Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met
Employee Assistance Program
Accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION:
Support the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region'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
The YMCA has zero tolerance for abuse. We will report all suspected and/or allegations of abuse to the state and federal law.
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is a Drug and Alcohol Free work environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.