Scott County Family YMCA
  • 09-Jan-2020 to 09-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • Child Watch
  • Maquoketa, IA, USA
  • $8.25/hr
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Part time employees enjoy a free individual Y membership and participation in the Y retirement program! (must meet hourly eligibility requirements)

The Child Watch Attendance is responsible for directly participating with and ensuring the safety and care of children participating in the Child Watch program.


  1.  Serve as a role model to members and Y staff and live the YMCA mission, vision and valued of the YMCA movement. 
  2. Participate with children in all activities and implement character development activities.
  3. Maintain assigned area in order to ensure safe and sanitary conditions including disinfection of toys and furniture.
  4. Notify supervisor if equipment, toys or furniture is damaged. 
  5. Adhere to Child Watch best practices.
  6. Follow appropriate discipline techniques.
  7. Able to communicate effectively with parents to ensure they are well informed.
  8. Assist in the maintenance of the Child Watch room in accordance with YMCA standards.
  9. Participate in and solicit others to participate in necessary YMCA financial development efforts, specifically the Annual Campaign.  
  10. Maintain certifications listed under Certificates and Other Requirements.
  11. Adherence to all policies and procedures of Scott County Family Y.
  12. Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency procedures and location of emergency equipment. 
  13. Regular and timely adherence to respective schedule/meetings.
  14. All other duties as assigned by the Branch Executive.


  1. Less than High School.
  2. Proven ability to communicate effectively
  3. Prior experience working with children ages 6 weeks 6 years of age.


  1. Must be able to pass background check
  2. CPR /AED/First Aid Certification
  3. Mandatory Reporter

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to sit, stand and walk frequently and able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms regularly.  Posses the ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as needed to care for young children. Will frequently need to be able to see, smell and hear.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to small children and toys.  Occasionally the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and varying fitness equipment.  The noise level in the work environment can vary from quiet to moderate depending upon the number of participants.  This position works in a variety of environments which can include but are not limited to, office settings, gymnasiums, and outdoors.   This position works a varied work week as determined by the needs required to manage operations.  

BENEFITS: Part time employees enjoy a free individual Y membership and participation in the Y retirement program! (must meet hourly eligibility requirements)

PAY RATE: $8.25/hr

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