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Before & After School YMCA Child Care Site Substitute


We put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all with values like caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.  

Join us as we transform lives through loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.



The Child Care Services Branch of the YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate part-time School Age Child Care Substitute for the 2019-2020 school year.  

Substitutes work as needed when a particular school site is short staffed for the day.

You can choose to be an on call sub (which means you can be flexible in your availability) or a scheduled sub (which means we will schedule you to work every day you are available).

All subs must be available a minimum of 2 days a week. This position is under the supervision of the Program Director.

These YMCA programs are at off-site elementary school location where the Y provides quality care for preschool and/or school age children. Hours vary based on location during the school year.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Organizing your schedule to be timely and dependable
  • Flexibility in working at different sites
  • Maintaining positive and open communication with students, staff, parents, and supervisors.
  • Implementing a set curriculum and schedule.
  • Demonstrating leadership qualities by working with fellow staff, getting input and giving direction.
  • Preferred attendance to Program Director’s Monthly Staff Meeting.
  • Completing 12 hours of training per year (some online).
  • Provide diverse participants with age-appropriate activities to promote a safe, fun, nurturing learning environment and memorable experiences with the YMCA.



Starting pay range: $9.25 to $9.75 depending on experience

Hours Available: Monday through Friday,

  • Before Care (6:15-8:10 am)
  • After Care (2:30-6:00 pm)
  • or Both

School Sites: 

  • Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • East Allen County Schools
  • Fort Wayne Parochial Elementary Schools




  • Minimum of 18 years of age, with a high school diploma or equivalent, preferred.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Welcoming and inclusive, positive, service-oriented attitude with diverse groups of people in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a site assistant for child care services.
  • Committed to contributing to the mission, culture, and values of the YMCA.



  • Possible free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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