CHILD CARE CAREERS

After School/Day Camp Counselor

SCHEDULE:Monday thru Friday from 1:30pm to 5:30pm (During school year)
Varies (during school breaks)
LOCATION:Kahului/Wailuku/Haiku/Kihei
SALARY RANGE:$12.00/hour and up (higher rates based on experience)
STATUS:Part Time/Non-Exempt

POSSIBLE WORK LOCATIONS

  • Maui Family YMCA
  • Pomaikai Elementary School
  • Puukukui Elementary School
  • Lihikai Elementary School
  • Haiku Elementary School
  • Kihei Elementary School

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides direct supervision of a group of children in our afterschool and seasonal day camp programs.  Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values:  Honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supervises a group of children
  • Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values
  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies
  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff.  Models relationship-building skills in all interactions
  • Have the ability to help with student’s homework during A+ hours
  • Understand and be in accord with the YMCA philosophy, goals and objectives
  • Be consistent in following program policies and standard operating procedures
  • Ensure the safety, health and welfare of children assigned as well as all other children in the program
  • Relate to the children with respect and understanding and realize you are an adult role model for them
  • Be sensitive to each child’s needs and provide guidance toward positive human development
  • Relate positively to parents, school personnel and others associated with the program
  • Work toward a team spirit and effort among the staff and children
  • Supervise and develop leadership potential with assigned volunteers
  • Instruct children in a variety of activities with enthusiasm and creativity
  • Be on time for work and meetings
  • Attend all general and site staff meetings and training sessions and give input.  Be open to criticism, suggestions and training from other staff
  • Prepare and submit lesson plans on time as requested by the director
  • Take initiative to research and develop new creative activities to enhance overall program
  • Assume responsibility for all facilities, equipment and supplies of the site
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certifications: CPR, Basic First Aid
  • Child Abuse Prevention Training
  • At least 15 years of age.
  • Patience and the ability to communicate with all ages and levels of students, parents and caregivers, and other Y staff and volunteers

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

BENEFITS

  • CPR, and First Aid certifications provided by the Y at no cost to the applicant if hired
  • Free Family Membership at the Maui YMCA
  • 50% discount on all Y Programming on top of member discount
  • Access to one of the best retirement plans available on the market today

All applications can be turned in to our Welcome Center or mailed in to the address, faxed to the number, or emailed below:

Maui Family YMCA
250 Kanaloa Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732
Phone: (808)242-9007
Fax: (808) 244-6713
Email: theY@mauiymca.org