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Program Assistant - Youth Development - Bettendorf

Company Name:
Scott County Family YMCA
## Company Description
The Scott County Family Y is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of
community
. With a commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.
We have seven locations: North, West, Davenport, Bettendorf, Utica Ridge, Camp Abe Lincoln, Childcare and Maquoketa.
## Job Description
The Program Assistant is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of each participant enrolled in the program, demonstrates leadership, engages in the programs, activities, and field trips, and serves as a positive and wholesome role model to all participants and other staff in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Scott County Family Y.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Serves as role model to members and Y staff, and at all times lives the mission, vision and values of the YMCA movement.
2. Facilitates the programs and activities designated by supervisor.
3.Ensures the safety of program participants at all times.
4.Assists in program area setup, tear down and cleaning.
engages participants during activities on an on-going basis.
behavior issues when necessary using methods outlined in YMCA best practices and communicates behavioral concerns to supervisor.
7.Participate in and solicit others to participate in necessary YMCA financial development efforts, specifically the Annual Campaign.
8.Maintain certifications listed under Certificates and Other Requirements.
9. Adherence to all policies and procedures of Scott County Family Y.
10. Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency procedures and location of emergency equipment.
11. Regular and timely adherence to respective schedule/meetings.
12. All other duties as assigned by the Program Director -Aquatics/Youth Development.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Requires physical effort such as lifting of at least 50 lbs, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, balancing, and climbing. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and varying fitness equipment. The noise level in the work environment can vary from quiet to moderate during office hours and moderate too loud during event hours. This position works in a variety of environments which can include but are not limited to, office settings, gymnasiums, and outdoors. This position works a varied work week as determined by the needs required to manage operations and
events
of which can include working evening, weekend, and additional hours to accommodate program and other activities representing the organization and branch operation.
## Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. Previous experience working with children preferred.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be able to pass background check
2. CPR /AED/First Aid Certification
3. Mandatory Reporter
Note: If not currently certified, must obtain certification within 30 days of hire. All the above certification training programs are provided by the YMCA staff.
## Additional Information
Part time employees who work a minimum of 4 hours per month recieve a single Y membership at no cost!
The Y is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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