Afterschool Counselor

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Organization: Greenwood Family YMCA

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $7.75

Requirements:

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:
? HS Diploma or General Equivalent Diploma.
? Experience working with children of varied ages highly desired.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:
Must have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:
? Supervising youth and presenting positive role modeling through all interactions with program participants.
? To meet program goals as outlined in the YMCA Policies and Procedures Manual.
? To keep confidences, loyalties and practice professionalism.
? Be reliable and dependable.
? If 21 years old, able to drive safely and within the required posted speed limit, have a valid license, current insurance, and a clean driving record.
? Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs.
? Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making.
? Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
? Learn, follow and enforce local Y and national guidelines related to internal policies.

Job Description:

GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
? Adhere to policies as stated in the YMCA Policies and Procedures Manual and in subsequent YMCA trainings and meetings.
? Attend monthly staff meetings.
? Work in a team environment and encourage open communication regarding concerns/issues with children, parents or co-workers.
? Communicate with the Site Director daily.
? Initiate and maintain positive relationships with staff.
? Keep a consistent headcount on all children present at site; communicate changes with other staff
? Assist in maintaining clean-up schedules; including janitorial duties necessary to maintain the cleanliness of the facility and YMCA Bus.
? Comply with the ?checks and balances? system to ensure that clean-up is done EVERYDAY.
? Maintain accurate documentation of attendance, absences and emergency information on each child.
? Comply with all emergency procedures appropriate to the site and in conformity with procedures adopted by emergency service authorities to ensure the safety of the children and staff.
? Maintain all supplies, equipment and materials; inform the Site Director when new/additional supplies are needed.
? Ensure that all staff and children are respectful of property; ensure all rules are followed.

RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN INTERACTING WITH CHILDREN:
? Consistently demonstrate positive interaction with all children; talk to them and treat them with dignity and respect.
? Consistently demonstrate positive discipline; teach and redirect rather than scolding or reprimanding them; firmly and consistently enforce the rules; ensure that ?the punishment fits the crime‟.
? Express clear expectations and hold children accountable for adhering to them.
? Help children to develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self-worth.
? Consistently demonstrate and reinforce the values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility.

Schedule:
Monday - Friday during the school year.
2:00 - 6:00pm
Contact Name:
Kim Green
Application Process:
Complete Afterschool and YMCA Applications available at the Front Desk at the YMCA or on the Afterschool page on the website. Once completed turn it into the front desk at the YMCA. Contact Kim Green via email after application has been submitted.