GATEWAY REGION YMCA
Y Club Group Leader- PT/South City/Group Leader (Project Management)
Follow general direction and perform other duties as assigned by the Site Director
Ensure the individual needs of the children are met within the program guidelines.
Utilize sound judgment and discretionary skills in accordance with the Gateway Region YMCA policies.
Maintain positive relationships with many diverse people, including staff, parents, volunteers and program site administration and demonstrate strong public relation skills.
Ensure YMCA policies and guidelines are followed at all times.
Maintain an environment that ensures children's safety and well-being.
Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities.
May serve as support staff based on needs of program participants, ensuring approved levels of support, assistance, and record keeping.
Ensure child-receiving support is fully included in all site activities, as much as is reasonable to expect, based upon the level of documented ability.
Provide children opportunities to build self-help and independence skills.
Ensure zero tolerance for abuse and actively participate in the protection of youth and teens.
Performs all other duties assigned.
For sites with 16 or less children, must be 17 years of age (will work alongside a licensed approved 18+ staff member).
For site with more than 16 children must be 18 years of age
At least 1 year of experience working with children
Ability to relate to children, parents, staff members and volunteers
Follow directions, have strong leadership skills and be self-motivated
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Physical Mobility: walking, climbing, stairs, standing, kneeling, bending, leaning, stooping and sitting for extended periods of time.
Physical Dexterity: ability to use telephone, computer, electronic equipment, exercise equipment, office equipment (fax, copier, stapler, etc.), tools and machinery as needed.
Lifting: ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Sensory Requirements: ability to hear, listen, speak, smell, touch, taste, see and distinguish colors.
Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.