Schools included in the South Tampa Region include:
- Anderson Elementary
- Gorrie Elementary
- Grady Elementary
- Mitchell Elementary
- Roosevelt Elementary
Assist the YMCA in Closing the Achievement Gap and cultivating an environment in which youth have a sense of belonging. Under the direction of the program director, provide for the safety, well-being and development of participants in the after school program. Interact and serve as mentor for youth, helping to nurture their self-esteem, confidence and to reflect the Y core values when interacting with youth. Exhibit behaviors and attitudes that are consistent with the YMCA mission and policies of the association.
Essential functions and responsibilities includes, but not limited to:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Program Quality and Growth
- Provide overall leadership, supervision and quality control for the program site.
- Conduct weekly site quality audits.
- Maintain thirty-minute headcounts and staff ratio at all times.
- Work closely with the assigned school to create/maintain and improve relations with all staff in order to work together to reach and engage parents and children.
- Ensure registration and attendance goals are met at all times.
- Greet parents and children. Maintain a high level of professional courtesy with parents, facility personnel, staff and clients at all times. Know all parents, staff and children by name.
- Create a positive atmosphere, which boosts self-esteem and general self-concept for all participants and staff.
- Preserve the quality of supplies, equipment and materials. Order proper supplies are available for the program within a timely manner.
- Leverages marketing resources and drives frequent/regular community, web and social media communications and engagement to attract families to attend program.
- Maintain complete responsibility for a program group of 20 – 25 students if needed.
- Communicate clearly and regularly with parents about the program and their child’s participation.
- Adhere to and ensure enforcement of program rules and communicate them positively and effectively to staff, members and program participants.
- Conduct periodic observations to evaluate job performance of assigned staff, maintain appropriate documentation, and prepare and lead quarterly staff reviews.
- Provide direct supervision, ongoing coaching and daily feedback to Group Leaders and all site staff.
- Organize and lead bi-monthly staff meetings to flow down communication and provide continuing education.
- Serve on a school committee or organization as needed.
- Develop partnerships with community services that may assist in meeting the needs of children and families.
- Plan, organize and oversee implementation of a curriculum that is developmentally and culturally appropriate.
- Maintain confidential records needed for program participants and employees.
- Accurately complete and turn in all reports by due dates.
- Collect program fees and maintain accounting and balance dues within guidelines.
- Collect program fees and drop them on the assigned due date each week to the designated site, Association Office or YMCA center.
- Ensure that staff use electronic time and attendance if available. If paper timesheets must be used, they must be completed, and submitted by the assigned deadlines.
- Report to work on time and as scheduled. Be in uniform at your position when your shift begins. Make arrangements to cover your job responsibilities and participants in your care if you must excuse yourself. Immediately notify your supervisor if you are going to be late or absent. Adhere to the attendance policy.
- Model, reinforce and abide by the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith and the Code of Conduct. Educate yourself about other YMCA programs and promote YMCA programs.
- Assist with the Annual Campaign.
- Suggest ideas and actions to improve the program.
- Attend all staff meetings and training opportunities.
- Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel, if needed.
Safety and Risk Management:
- Ensure all emergency procedures are meet required standards and are properly displayed throughout the site.
- Maintaining single point of entry on site at all times to ensure safety.
- Match individuals authorized to pick up children to the site log or database.
- Audit sign in/sign out log daily. Report discrepancies to the Program Director immediately.
- Maintain coordination with the facility and personnel to follow the YMCA’s Safety and Security program.
- Provide regular inspections of areas used by the program to ensure both cleanliness and safety.
- Report any questionable signs of abuse and document the incident with the Site supervisor immediately.
- Report incidents and accidents immediately to the to the Senior Program Director and/or Program Director as well as contact parents when instructed by Director.
- Perform first aid as needed and ensure injury incident forms are completed in a timely manner. Report injuries immediately to Senior Program Director. Identify and directly report instances of unusual, disruptive, unsafe or threating behavior, inappropriate language or conduct, or other disciplinary issues.
- Adhere to the Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting requirements, which mandate by law all childcare personnel to report suspicions of child abuse, neglect, or abandonment. The YMCA requires employees to follow the internal reporting procedures with the assistance of the Senior Program Director and Quality and Risk Management Director.
- Conduct a thirty-minute check to ensure that the proper staffs to child ratios are maintained at all times and reports discrepancies to the Program Director and Senior Program Director immediately.
- Ensure proper record keeping including allergies, attendance, and rosters.
- Ensure appropriate medication and documentation when needed.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
- Within six months of employment: (45) Hour DCF Training Requirements consisting of (a) Child Growth and Development, (b) Health, Safety and Nutrition, (c) Child Care Facility State and Local Rules and Regulations, (d) Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect, (e) Behavior Observation and Assessment, (f) Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices, (g) School-Age Appropriate Practices, and (h) Early Literacy Birth to Three.
- Must obtain within 30 days of employment and maintain current certifications in CPR, First Aid, AED and Oxygen Administration.
- Must obtain the Early Learning Florida Health and Safety Modules certification within one week of employment.
- Maintain other required certifications as stated in the training matrix.
Mon, 12:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tue-Fri, 1:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
***Please Fill out application at Tampaymca.org under careers!***
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour
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This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
- People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
- Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
- Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
- Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
- High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment