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The YMCA of Coastal Carolina goal is to build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities. We are able to achieve that goal by employing people who exemplify the values of our mission: caring, honestly, respect, and responsibility. If you are interested in making a difference in someone's life, whether they are age 2 or 92, please ask about our employment opportunities. We would love to talk to you about joining our team!
Enjoy watching kids, playing games, and keeping things fun? We are currently taking applications for a Child Watch Attendant. The Child Watch Attendant supervises children in the YMCA member nursery. This position is responsible for providing safe and enjoyable childcare for members and their children in accordance with the YMCA Mission and policies of the association. Maintain visual and auditory supervision at all times. He/She must be responsible for the safety and well being of each child under their supervision and maintain a creative and playful atmosphere for all participants. They plan and supervise the activities of children and perform general housekeeping tasks and maintain a clean and safe area. Child Watch Attendants are required to know and follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergency procedures. He/She must attend staff meetings and training programs, as required.
Contact: Patricia Tuite
The Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA is currently hiring for Afterschool staff at the Myrtle Beach location. We're looking for dependable, energetic and upbeat applicants that are interested in furthering or enhancing their youth development career and who are ready for an exciting school year. ldren. Afternoon hours only, send resume to the contact below.
Contact: Diane Haffey
Position Summary: Delivers excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes memberships and programs, and maintains cleanliness and organization of the lobby area. Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills. Basic computer knowledge. Previous customer service experience is preferred. Available for evening and weekend shifts.
Contact: Patricia Tuite
Preschool teachers educate and care for children, usually ages 3 to 5, who have not yet entered kindergarten. They teach reading, writing, science, and other subjects in a way that young children can understand. Duties Preschool teachers will do the following: Prepare children for kindergarten by introducing concepts they will explore further in kindergarten and elementary school. Work with children in groups or one on one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter. Plan and carry out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills. Organize activities so children can learn about the world, explore interests, and develop talents. Develop schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime. Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child’s development. Young children learn from playing, problem solving, questioning, and experimenting. Preschool teachers will use play and other instructional techniques to teach children about the world. For example, use storytelling and rhyming games to teach language and vocabulary. They may help improve children’s social skills by having them work together to build a neighborhood in a sandbox or teach math by having children count when building with blocks. Preschool teachers work with children from different ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Teachers include topics in their lessons to teach children to respect people of different backgrounds and cultures.
Contact: Diane Haffey
Description The Site Director is a Part-Time position 100% dedicated to the signature program site location and is responsible for the oversight of the Afterschool signature program in partnership with collaborating schools. The Site Director serves as the primary contact to the school administration, faculty, parents and guardians and helps establish the YUSA signature program at the assigned school. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Site Director must have the competencies, skills and proven leadership ability to successfully carry out the YMCA mission, goals and vision for serving the community. Other important responsibilities include the following: • Administer the day-to-day operation of the Afterschool signature program, ensuring that all the signature program components are implemented to required dosage. • Monitor and promote program student recruitment, ensuring optimal enrollment at all times based on the five criteria of need. • Recruit, hire, train and supervise school liaison, group leaders, tutors and volunteers. • Prepare and monitor staff schedule at all times, modifying it as necessary to maintain appropriate staff-to-child ratios. • Coordinate with the school’s administration, teachers, and other community partnerships to successfully implement the program. • Facilitate integration of the YMCA Afterschool signature program into the overall school culture in collaboration with school leadership. • Evaluate program quality and fidelity, implementing necessary steps to remedy weaknesses according to Y-USA measurement and evaluation guidelines. • Develop relationships with school and community stakeholders to communicate the goals of the initiative and ongoing concerns about student needs • Promote a team concept through a positive approach to supervision, communication, and interactions with others. Maintain ongoing communication with supervisor and appropriate staff at all levels of the YMCA. • Plan, implement and attend appealing and meaningful programs and events for parents and/or families on a regular basis; provides an ongoing network (formal and informal) of support for program parents. Qualifications EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS • Must be at least 18 years of age. • A minimum of two years of relevant experience working with children under the age of 16 in an educational setting including at least two years in an administrative supervisory capacity with demonstrated decision making ability. • Must possess oral, auditory and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults. • Positive role model with strong leadership, conflict resolution and diplomacy skills. • Must be capable of directing the daily administrative, program related, and supervisory responsibilities of the Afterschool Program.
Contact: Diane Haffey