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Before School YMCA Child Care Site Assistant - Washington Center


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The Child Care Services Branch of the YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate part-time School Age Child Care Site Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year to join our team.

Under the supervision of the Site Director, the Site Assistant supports a YMCA program for school-age children before school at Washington Center Elementary School location during the school year.  (We are not located at a YMCA Branch)

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining positive and open communication with students, staff, parents, and supervisors.
  • Engagement with and supervision of program participants.
  • Planning for and implementing a set curriculum and schedule.
  • Demonstrating leadership qualities by working with fellow staff, getting input and giving direction.
  • Preferred attendance at monthly staff meetings.
  • Completing 12 hours of training per year (some online).

By assisting the site director and their staff, the Site Assistant provides 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, following our age-based curriculum, sound adherence to defined safety and educational standards by the staff, and positive feedback from parents.



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

Hours Available: Monday through Friday,

  • Before Care (6:15-8:10 am)

Fort Wayne Community School Site:

  • Washington Center Elementary School, 1936 W Wallen Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818




  • Minimum of 18 years of age, with a high school diploma or equivalent, preferred.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Experience in the supervision of multiple children
  • Ability to handle situations quickly, kindly, and fairly
  • 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 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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