YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Child Care Site Leader in Tacoma, Washington
Starting Wage: $15.50+ per hour, depending on qualifications Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday Location: Franklin Pierce School District Are you an passionate, caring leader looking to foster cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development for school-aged children? We are looking for cause-driven leaders who model values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring as coaches, tutors, and mentors; who are ready to be invested in and grow, to take a risk and be stretched; and who want a job that is not transactional, but transformational. As the nation’s leading child care program, we believe children should have a place to explore their interests and talents. As the Site Leader, you will support the YMCA Child Care Program year-round to serve our community with a variety of programmatic and activity options to explore and develop interests and talents with a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement so that children have fun, grow and thrive in our care. You will help in providing balanced recreation, education and character development through enriched activities full of fun and friendship. If hired for this position you will be responsible to plan, organize, and implement services of the child care program at the school sites. You will maintain positive communication with parents, children, schools, and other staff; practice risk management; and develop positive community relations. Are you a good fit? *I am at least 18 years old with a High School Diploma or GED. *I have at least 1 year of experience working with children in a child care setting. *I enjoy working with school-aged children and diverse populations. *I have or commit to obtaining CPR, Basic First Aid, Food Handlers, and TB cards. *I have a Washington State Driver’s license (when applicable) with current copy of my driving abstract. *I want to have fun at work!