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Child Watch Leader

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
AAHW Program Manager
Salary range: 
$17.50 per hour

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

Under the direction of the AAHW Program Manager, the Child Watch Leader (CWL) will be responsible for planning and implementing all Child Watch activities in the YKids Program under the Community Health and Wellness Program. The CWL is responsible for the care and supervision of children ages 1 to 12. The CWL ensures kids have a safe, enriching, and healthy environment to play and grow while participants and members attend groups and/or workout. Candidate must be available during evening and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess current Pediatric CPR, First Aid, AED, Child Abuse Prevention and Recognizing Communicable Disease certification.
  • Must possess and demonstrate ability to engage in all activities associated with the daily care, activities, and routines of program’s children, including but not limited to: interacting with children at floor level, physical education activities such as running, jumping, etc., lifting children and equipment, and participating in outdoor activities, diapering and toileting as needed.
  • Must possess oral, auditory, and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults.
  • Must be capable of directing the daily administrative, program-related, and supervisory responsibilities of a Child Watch program.

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All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees