Stay & Play Attendant

Brooks Family YMCA
Job Description
Job Title: Stay & Play Attendant Job Code:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Job Grade:
Status: P/T Department: Youth & Family
Reports to: Youth & Family Director Revision Date: April 4, 2017

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides direction for the children in Stay & Play. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.

1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
2. Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.
3. Supervises the children, Stay & Play area, and all activities including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Follows all procedures and standards.
4. Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents. Engages parents as volunteers and connects them to the YMCA.
5. Maintains Stay & Play area and informs supervisor of any equipment or supply needs.
6. Cleans Stay & Play area and toys appropriately.
7. Maintains required records.
8. Attends and participates in staff meetings and staff training.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys 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.

1. Experience working with children highly preferred.
2. At least 16 years of age.
3. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
4. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
5. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate activities within Stay & Play area.
6. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
7. Understands the YMCA is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.
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