This Learn & Play Specialist Supervisor supports the work of the YMCA of Southern Arizona, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This position is responsible for the monitoring of children while providing a safe, learning atmosphere.

essential functions:
  • Supervises staff and provides oversight of programming in Learn & Play area. Responsible for staff scheduling.
  • Creates and implements program lesson plans and program activities within the established guidelines.
  • Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.
  • Actively engages and oversees the children, classroom, and all activities including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Follows all procedures and standards.
  • Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents.
  • Engages parents as volunteers and connects them to the YMCA.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the program site and equipment to ensure it is hazard-free, clean, and well organized.
  • Oversee the maintenance of required program records and inventory of materials.
  • Attends and participates in program activities, events, staff meetings, and staff trainings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • At Least 18 years of age.
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, AED certifications or completion within thirty days of hire.
  • High school degree or GED.
  • At least one year of experience working with multiple children in a child-centered setting.
  • CDA, NAC, CCP, Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in Early Education or closely related field preferred.
  • Completion of assigned online training within seven days of hire.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate program activities.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations and/or the ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
  • Understands the YMCA of Southern Arizona is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

All employees will lead by example to teach participants the importance of the YMCA’s core values: Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility. A post-offer background screening is required for this part-time position. The schedule will be dependent on business needs, Monday through Saturday. This position is available at Northwest YMCA and Ott Family YMCA and will remain open until filled.

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