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YMCA Child Care Site Substitute


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 an enthusiastic and compassionate part-time Preschool and/or School Age Child Care Site Substitute for the 2018-2019 school year to work as needed when a particular school site is short staffed for the day.

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the substitute works as an assistant for a YMCA program site at an 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.

By assisting the site director and their staff, the substitute 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: $9.25 to $9.75 depending on experience

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

School Sites: Fort Wayne Community, East Allen, and 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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