Akron Area YMCA
Child Watch (WAD) (Project Management)
Security: Make sure that all parents sign in and sign out for their own child(ren); under no circumstances are children released to anyone else.
Care: Interact with children, plan activities; follow procedures and disciple guidelines.
Greet children and parents in a welcoming and friendly manner. Inform parents of Child Watch procedures and rules in the program. Inform parents immediately of any accidents or behavior problems.
Complete incident reports, determine parents are members and keep accurate attendance records.
Implementation of YMCA character development initiatives by teaching and role modeling our values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.
Every staff member will help keep our facilities clean: Picking up litter, cleaning up spills, delegating to department staff the responsibility to clean their work areas, and involve members in picking up after themselves.
Member Service Promise: Follows through on practices and procedures to deliver on member service promise.
Develop an understanding and commitment to the Annual Partners with Youth Campaign
Other duties as assigned by the Membership Director
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.
Must be able to communicate verbally to groups and individuals and enjoy being with children
Must be able to physically perform scope of job; sit and stand for periods of time
Must be able to lift 50#
Experience with children in a child care facility or experience in babysitting
CPR certification and Blood Borne Pathogens training
Children are only returned to the parent who checked in the child.
Children have a fun and safe experience. Accidents are kept at a minimum
Children learn positive values: caring, honest, respect, responsibility and faith
Parent's give the program excellent service and quality ratings
Facilities and equipment are clean and well maintained at the highest level
All emergencies or accidents are reported immediately to parents, supervisor or Director on Duty
Parents want to be involved as volunteers in the YMCA