Scott County Family YMCA
  • 25-Sep-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Child Watch
  • Bettendorf, IA, USA
  • 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 Attendant is responsible for directly participating with and ensuring the safety and care of children participating in the Child Watch program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Serve as a role model to members and Y staff and live the YMCA mission, vision and
values 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.
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 and Child Watch Coordinator.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Proven ability to communicate effectively
2. Prior experience working with children ages 6 weeks – 6 years of age.

CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be able to pass background check
2. CPR /AED/First Aid Certification*
3. Mandatory Reporter*
*Note: If not currently certified, must obtain certification within 30 days of hire. All the above
certification training programs are provided by the YMCA staff.

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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.

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