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This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The School Age Child Care Staff at Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you

  • Ensures programs and services meet community needs to include supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community as needed.

  • Maintain positive relationship with children, parents, staff and volunteers.

  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

  • Works with supervising director to implement curriculum with the appropriate and established guidelines. 

  • Assume other duties, responsibilities and projects identified as needed by the employee and approved and/or assigned by supervisor.

  • Inclusion
  • Functional Expertise 
  • Developing Self & Others 
  • Emotional Maturity
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • College coursework in Child Care preferred.

  • One to two years related experience preferred.

  • Valid State of Minnesota issued driver’s license.

  • CPR/AED/BFA certification within first 30 days of employment.

  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

  • Additional trainings as required by the position

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee needs sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.

  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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