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Child Watch Team Member

Greater Philadelphia YMCA
Pottstown, PA 19464
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The Child Watch Team Member isresponsibleforthecareandsupervisionofchildren whilefamilymember(s)are participatingin YMCAprograms;assistingin theimplementationofdailyprogramactivities;ensuringa safe environmentandageappropriateactivities;monitoringchildrenandbeingawareofwhereaboutsatalltimes.Serveasaleaderincustomerserviceandprogramdelivery;providingsupervisionofstaffasassigned.


  • Overseethesafetyandlocationofallchildrenatall times.
  • Supportandadhere to Child Watch/KidZonephilosophyandpolicies.Providenurturingcarethatfocusesonchild development.
  • Activelyparticipatewithchildreninallactivities.Ensureproper cleanupandmaintenanceoftoys, materials,suppliesandequipmentonadailybasis.
  • Encouragechildren tobeinvolvedin constructiveactivitiesthroughouttheirstay.
  • Maintain sensitivityandpatiencewiththechildrenandparentsandprovidecaretomeetindividualchildsneeds.
  • Notifybabysittingcoordinatorofanypersonalorprogrammaticproblemsandsuggestions.
  • Participatein maintainingaccurateandtimelyrecords, informationandcommunicationtotheparents.Greet parent/guardianuponarrivalanddeparture.Ensurepropersign in/outincludingmembershipcard checkatbothcheckin/out.
  • EnforceallKidZoneruleswithparentsandchildren.Reportany continuedmisbehaviorto thebabysitting coordinator.
  • SuperviseKidZonestaffasassigned.
  • AssisttheKidZoneCoordinatorwithplanning,preparationandimplementationofmonthlythemeactivitiesandschedule.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Completeincidentreportsinaccordancewithpolicyandprocedure.
  • Attendstaff meetingsandtrainingsasrequired.
  • ParticipateasamemberoftheYMCAteamandcontributetotheattainmentofthemission.


  • High school diplomaorequivalent,18yearsofage
  • Someexperienceworkingwithchildren.
  • Exhibitstrong leadershipskills;possessapassionformemberservice,buildingandmaintainingacultureof memberserviceexcellence


AllGreater Philadelphia YMCAstaff areresponsibleforthefollowing:

  • Ensure thatchildrenin thecareoftheGPYandparticipating programming are keptsafefromharm.
  • As a Mandated Reporter you are obligated to report ALL suspicions of abuse or neglectto therequisitestateagency.
  • Maintainingthesafetyofallmembersandstaffbyidentifyingandcorrectingrisksituations, and ensuring incident-reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ensuringtheoverall cleanlinessofthefacility.
  • Maintainingaclean, well-groomedappearanceandkeepingin compliancewith the Association and Department Dress Code Policy.
  • Exhibitstrongleadershipskills;possessapassion and commitment tomemberservice and satisfaction,buildingandmaintainingacultureof ensuringexcellentMemberExperience (MX).
  • A commitmenttoDiversityandInclusion.
  • Performother relateddutiesasassigned.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibility Addition for All Staff:

    In order to ensure the health and wellness of the employees, members, and visitors of the GPY YMCA and all locations where GPY YMCA operates business, in addition to the essential duties and responsibilities listed on your current job description, the following are additional duties and responsibilities that may be assigned at any time where appropriate during the COVID-19 pandemic or any pandemic/communicable disease where the duties are appropriate. These additions are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned and required as needed:

    • Enhanced cleaning in areas where the employee is not directly/normally assigned as well as normally assigned areas. All employees are expected to assist in and support the efforts of the GPY YMCA when it comes to health and wellness for the facility and other locations where the GPY YMCA conducts business. All employees are expected to wipe machines, screens, computers, or anything that is used after they use it, all employees are expected to wash their hands on a frequent basis (recommended every 30 minutes if possible), and use hand sanitizer when hand washing is not available.
    • Temperature Taking/Wellness Questionnaire Taking Assignments
    • Directing Members/Visitors in areas where the employee is both normally and not normally assigned
    • The employee may be assigned to areas other than their normally assigned area as needed to meet organizational needs. Examples of this include, but are not limited to, being assigned areas to count people, help direct flow of traffic in an area, being assigned to a specific area to assist with doors, and any other duty as needed by the organization.
    • All other duties as assigned as it relates to COVID-19 or other communicable disease and/or pandemic.


    Abilitytoexpressorexchangeideasbymeansofspokenwordto impartoralinformationandtoconvey detailed, spokeninstructionsto staff, members,children,andvolunteersaccurately,quickly, andloudly.Abilityto perceive thenatureofsoundsbyear;ability toliftandcarry50-75pounds;ability to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling.Ability tomoveabouton footquickly;abilityto stoop,kneel,crouchandcrawl. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.Abilityto judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where they actually are andclearly seeat20inchesor lessand20feetormore.


    Exposuretohighlevelsofnoise and various environmental conditions.

    Acquire and maintain the following certifications:

    1. CPR/AED/O2/FirstAidobtained through the American Red Cross(valid2years)
    2. RequisiteOSHAonlinetrainings(valid1yearunlessotherwisenoted)
    3. Mandated Reporter Training(valid5years)
    4. Additional training and development specific to your role as reference in onboarding packet.



    Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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