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School Age Child Care Assistant Site Director

Company: YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties
Location: Flemington
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGENERAL FUNCTION:To assist the Site Director in running quality School Age Child Care program that provides social, physical, cultural, intellectual and recreational activities for the children enrolled. Assumes full responsibility for children and program in the absence of the Site Director. Hours: 2:45-6pm, Monday through Friday.At the YMCA we value the following attributes of personal character and ethical behavior and believe they are essential to attaining our mission:Caring: To love others; to be sensitive to the well-being of others; to help others.Honesty: To tell the truth; to be worthy of trust; to have integrity.Respect: To treat others as you would have them treat you; to value the worth of every person, including yourself.Responsibility: To do what you ought to do: to be accountable for your behavior and your obligations.As an essential function of this position, the individual must be able to communicate, teach and model these values to members, program participants and the general public.PRINCIPAL JOB SEGMENTS:

  • Assists the Site Director in the planning and coordination of a daily schedule of activities. Is responsible for planning no less than five group activities each month.
  • Balances activities to include structured and unstructured time as well as staff directed and child initiated experiences.
  • Assumes full charge of children and program in the absence of the Site Director.
  • Follows and enforces all established SACC and NJ Licensing policies and procedures.
  • Works to accommodate the needs of all children. Communicates clear, consistent expectations and limits to children.
  • Supports and participates in Association Initiatives according to Association criteria. Partners with other departments or outside agencies as appropriate to ensure success.
  • Builds relationships with members; encourages members to build relationships with other members and join in the YMCA movement.
  • Facilitates and guides the teaching of the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in our YMCA programs. In addition, models these values personally.
  • Maintains discipline with children during all activities under the guidelines of the Hunterdon County YMCA Child Abuse Prevention Policy and Code of Conduct.
  • Follows all Hunterdon County YMCA policies and procedures.
  • Keeps Site Director apprised of situations requiring his/her attention.
  • Attends trainings, seminars and meetings as required.
  • Performs other job-related duties as requested and necessary.EFFECT ON END RESULTS:The Assistant Site Director fills a vital role for the Hunterdon County YMCA. The effectiveness of this person shall be measured by the degree to which the following goals are met:
  • The YMCA will be known as a leader in the community, as a mission-driven, values-driven, ethical organization.
  • Quality SACC programs are provided which meet the needs of children, families and the community.
  • Programs are positively evaluated by participants.
  • The Site Director is kept apprised of situations requiring his/her attention.

Keywords: YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties, Trenton , School Age Child Care Assistant Site Director, Executive , Flemington, New Jersey

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