YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Child Care Aide - Plainfield SCHOOLS - ONLY APPLY HERE IF A MINOR in Plainfield, Indiana

Child Care Aide - Plainfield SCHOOLS - ONLY APPLY HERE IF A MINOR


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Child Care-Before/After School

Employment Status:

Regular Part Time

Hiring Range:

$8.19 - $10.24


A Child Care Aide position is reserved for staff that are under 18 years of age. Under the direction and supervision of the Site Director, the Child Care Aide is responsible for the care of the children in the Before & After School program; ensuring a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment. The Child Care Aide I fosters social, physical, spiritual and mental growth, demonstrates the core values of caring, honesty, responsibility with program participants, and interacts positively with parents and school personnel to develop a trusting relationship.

A typical Before & After School program runs from 6:30-8:30am and from 3:30-6:00pm, Monday through Friday. However, flexibility may be available to accommodate staff schedules.

Here is a video showing what a typical site would look like and entail:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzbxD6tdLRg

Minimum Requirements

Must be at least 16 years old and have an understanding and knowledge of children, their behavior and development. Knowledge in age-appropriate activities (crafts, games, etc.) and the ability to lead group activities. Ability to use age-appropriate behavior management techniques according to YMCA guidelines. Maintain current certifications in First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention, Safety & Risk Management, New Employee Orientation and other position-related training required for Child Watch employees within 60-90 days of employment. Warm and friendly personality and have the willingness to interact and play with children. Understands and accepts the YMCA’s goals and values. Supervises Child Watch participants in order to ensure safety and provide caring, nurturing environment.

There has never been a better time to join the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis! Our employees enjoy a diverse & inclusive environment and the opportunity to do cause-driven work to impact our communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility. If you are interested and have the skills and desire to make a difference, please continue by completing our online application. Thank you for your interest in our Y!