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Fri Apr 20, 2018 - 5 weeks ago

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Outreach Worker II - TW Davis YMCA

This is a Summer/Seasonal position and work locations will vary across Fort Bend County. Assist with providing quality childcare by teaching values, ensuring safety and facilitating structured play and educational activities with the children, in accordance with state requirements and YMCA policy. Assist with providing a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on youth development, including the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, caring, and faith.

**Requirements**

1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.

2. Distribution of snacks to children during snack time.

3. Assists children with homework.

4. Facilitates both formal and informal play within the center and outdoors.

5. Supervises children under the direction of the Site Lead.

6. Assists in creating daily/weekly lesson plans.

7. Collects data for daily reports and maintains program records.

8. Assists Site Lead and counselor(s) with the set-up and breakdown of activity centers and cleaning of the program area.

9. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.

10. Maintains positive relations with children, parents, school personnel, and other staff.

11. Acts as a role model to the children by exemplifying the YMCA's five core values.

12. Makes sound decisions in alignment with YMCA and state standards.

13. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff trainings.

14. Assists the Site Lead where needed.

YMCA Competencies (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Qualifications:

1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

2. At least 18 years of age.

3. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention trainings.

4. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

5. Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities

6. Previous experience with diverse populations.

7. Current record of tuberculosis examination and/or current local health department regulations, examinations, and/or immunization as required by the local or State Department of Health.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with demonstrated interested in the welfare of children; prior childcare or baby-sitting experience is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

**Posting ID** 82873874107

**Location** Richmond,TX

**Job Category** Outreach

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