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YMCA Preschool Child Care Site Assistant


We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. 

The YMCA staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude.
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking.
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage.
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership for our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

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 enthusiastic and compassionate part-time Preschool Child Care Site Assistants for the 2018-2019 school year to join our team.

Under the supervision of the Site Director, Site Assistants support a YMCA program for preschool children before and after school at off-site elementary school locations during the school year.

By assisting the site director and their staff, the Site Assistants provide diverse participants with age-appropriate activities to promote a safe, fun, nurturing learning environment and memorable experiences with the YMCA.

Successful leadership in this position is defined as growth in student participation and quality enrichment, sound adherence to defined safety and educational standards by the staff, and positive feedback from parents.



Starting pay range: $8.25 to $8.75 depending on experience

Hours Available: Monday through Friday, Before School and/or After School  

School Sites: Whitney Young Elementary School 



  • 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.



  • Free 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
  • Employee Referral Program
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