Child Care Assistant
About the YMCA
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y serves Orange County through six Health & Wellness centers (Laguna Niguel, Newport Beach, Mission Viejo, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, and Santa Ana) and over 50 Afterschool Program centers. YMCA programs celebrate and honor common values of respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring by infusing character development into the foundation and practice of all our programs; from youth sports and group exercise classes to parent/child programs and community services Y programs build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA of Orange County is a non-profit, charitable organization that serves the entire community.
The YMCA of Orange County has an immediate need for a Child Care Assistant in the Orange County Area. The Child Care Assistant reports to the Associate Teacher and is responsible for maintaining a positive controlled environment while meeting the needs of all children. Assist in planning and carrying out a curriculum based upon the needs and interests of children 5-12 years of age. This includes general supervision to ensure safety, assisting with program areas and general maintenance.
The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Education & Certifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, and 6 units in Child Development or related field preferred. Pediatric (EMSA) First Aid and Pediatric (EMSA) CPR certifications required within 90 days of hire.
Experience & Background: Must be 18 years of age, or 17 if enrolled in R.O.P. 6 months experience working with children preferred.
The YMCA of Orange County offers excellent benefits as part of our compensation package. Programs such as medical and dental insurance options are available for full-time staff. Program discounts, retirement, and complimentary use of YMCA facilities are offered to all employees.
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