Tom A. Finch Community YMCA

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YMCA Child Care

Job Code: 001

After School Child Care Counselor

Category: YMCA Child Care
Location: Tom A. Finch Community YMCA

Job Type: Part Time
Keywords: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, After School


General Function

Under the direction of the Director of Childcare, the group leader will be responsible for the organization, delivery, and quality of YMCA after school child care and summer day camp programs and upholding the requirements of the NC 5 Star State licensing standards.


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Communicate to parent's necessary information about their child's day.
  • Maintain developmental centers and child care classrooms
  • Maintain snack records for EC Canada
  • Assist with Before School Staff rotation
  • Assist in maintaining the parent pick-up table
  • Monitor and engage in games and activities with children
  • Maintain staff to child ratios
  • Ensure the children's safety
  • Follow daily schedules
  • Supervise daily set up and clean up of classrooms and outside areas; report to Director of Childcare any damages of space, equipment, or supplies
  • Refrain from double standards as they pertain to other staff, as well as children
  • Know and understand responsibilities of a counselor
  • Fill out incident and accident reports and other behavior management issues




  • Free Membership to the Tom A. Finch Community YMCA
  • Access to a full range of YMCA activities and classes
  • Discounted YMCA programs


Education, Training, and Experience

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Complete basic BSAC Training
  • Complete required hours of in-service training
  • Obtain CPR/First Aid Certifications


Physical Abilities

  • Must posses auditory, verbal, and visual capabilities to adequately communicate via telephone and in person



  • Must complete successful criminal background check and drug screen
  • All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. The YMCA promotes an equal opportunity workplace that includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified applicants and employees. Please see your supervisor should you have questions about this policy or these job duties.
  • This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by their supervisor. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by senior management.
  • During remote learning there will be opportunities for morning hours and afternoon hours


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