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Child Care Site Substitute - Parkview Family YMCA


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 Y 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 our loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.



The Parkview Family Branch of the YMCA is seeking a part-time School Age Child Care Substitute to work as needed when a particular school site is short staffed for the day. A child care substitute should be enthusiastic, energetic, and compassionate with a strong desire to positively care for and serve young children.

Under the Direction of the Program Director, substitutes work as assistants for a YMCA program site at an off-site elementary school located in Northwest Allen County where the Y provides quality care for school-age children before and after school. 

Through assisting the site director and their staff, the Child Care Site Substitute provides 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 6 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.


After School 2 p.m - 6 p.m.


School Sites: Northwest Allen County School Systems as well as at the Parkview Family YMCA 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825



  • Minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a site substitute for child care services.
  • Promote diversity by including all students -  believing diversity is an asset, rather than a burden to be tolerated.
  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of people in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, 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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