Youth Group/ Summer Camp Leader

YWCA of Salt Lake City Job Announcement
Job Title: Youth Group/ Summer Camp Leader

Job Summary:
Rewarding opportunity for a fun, energetic, and loving kindergarten assistant teacher and activities specialist to mentor and support children exposed to family violence. Plan and implement of the before and after school care, “activity days” and kindergarten programs, as well as the YWCA’s Lolie Eccles Early Education Center summer camp. Help to create a safe, respectful, and empowering environment. The ideal candidate will be a flexible, hard-working, culturally sensitive team player who is passionate about working with children. Exceptional opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and community impact as we expand our campus and life-changing work and begin our second century of service in Utah.

Responsibilities:
 Plan, implement, and facilitate daily activities and behavioral management for the children in the after school, “activity days” and Lolie Eccles summer camp programs.
 Assist kindergarten teacher in the daily implementation of school days.
 Manage the after-school and “activity days” and summer camp programs.
 Teach and reinforce appropriate social skills. Provide feedback, discipline, mentoring and emotional support.
 Assign, monitor, and reinforce individualized behavioral goals for each participant.
 Attend the Lolie Eccles staff meetings, kindergarten team meetings, and training sessions as requested.
 Manage and implement the kindergarten program in the absence of the kindergarten teacher.
 Assist in the distribution and collection of enrollment materials and daily attendance.
 Ensure the cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of the YWCA facility.
 Keep all records necessary to ensure that work is conducted in accordance with agency, contractual, and legal requirements.
 Articulate and promote high ethical and professional standards in all YWCA programs, activities and services and with all agency publics.
 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, other key publics, and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the YWCA’s work.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
 Commitment to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism.
 Experience in working with children is required.
 Ability to relate in a positive and nurturing way with children and adolescents.
 Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
 Must obtain CPR/First Aid certificates and a Food Handler’s permit.
 Ability to work assigned hours on a regular basis.
 A valid Utah driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and the ability to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) are required.
 Ability to relate positively to people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.

Reports to: Director of Lolie Eccles Early Education Center

Hours: Part time, 20 hours/week, June-August. Plus subbing hours.

Salary: $10.00 hourly plus benefits and an excellent retirement plan

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Bree Murphy, Director of Lolie Eccles Early Education Center.
YWCA, 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Fax/Email: (801) 537-5502/bmurphy@ywca.com
Deadline: Open until filled
Website: http://www.ywca.com
The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.

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