Afterschool Group Leader

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Job Title:
Afterschool Group Leader
Northwest YMCA
Child Care
Starting at $8.50; based on experience
Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday afternoons; some evenings and weekends for monthly trainings. Holiday hours on occasion.
Until filled
Education & Experience

• Must be 18 years or older
• High School graduate or equivalent
• A minimum of 6 months of experience working with children in a childcare setting, recreational or education setting strongly preferred

Required Skills

• Must have the ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, school personnel and YMCA staff.
• Presents self as a good role model.
• Must meet TDFPS requirements for personnel:
• Must pass a criminal history background check
• CPR/First Aid Certified or able to obtain certification upon hire.
• Able to stand for long periods of time and lift and move materials
• Ability to lead children in physical activities such as age appropriate sports, games and exercise activities
• Must receive a minimum of 15 hours of School Age related trainings per year


• Responsible for delivering daily activities at the Afterschool School site and for helping children to achieve and learn new skills.
• Directly responsible for the supervision and safety of all children in their assigned group at all times
• Must have the ability to guide positive behavior and foster a sense of belonging among participants in their group.
• Must be able to communicate effectively and build quality relationships with children, parents, school personnel and other YMCA staff

School District Service Area: Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD Elementary School and Marine Creek Elementary (Lake Worth ISD)


Barbara Cooper

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