at YMCA of Metro Chicago in Palatine, Illinois, United States
Company : Name Linked
Location : Address
1400 W. Northwest Highway
Early Learning/Child Care
Various shifts available. Apply for more details!
Child Care Assistant
Do you love playing games?
Do you enjoy working with children?
Do you like putting a smile on a child's face?
The Child Care Assistant attends to children 2-8 years old in the drop-in childcare.
Salary range starts at $15.86 per hour
Position Summary & Responsibilities:
Implementation of the daily program, which will include activities that are developmentally appropriate, performed in collaboration with peers to compliment supervision of children
Supervise and lead the activity areas
Assist in planning and preparing the activities
Organize and set up needed materials and supplies
Sanitize toys and play equipment
Maintain a safe play environment
Support the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed
Ensure the proper ratios are maintained
Must have prior experience working with children.
Passion for and commitment to the YMCA's mission and vision
Ability to build rapport with children, parents and families of diverse backgrounds.
Commitment to, and a passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago's mission
Demonstrates evidence of YMCA team competencies in previous experience or practice
Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.
Child Abuse Prevention
Supports the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:
Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to a background check.