Careers

Summer Kids Club Program Assistant – PT

Employment Status

Part-Time, Temporary

Deadline

Open Until Filled

Location

Boone, Ballard, Gilbert, Ogden or Roland-Story school districts
The Summer Kids Club Program Assistant will be responsible for leading and implementing activities and building positive relationships with children Kindergarten-5th grades in both small and large group settings. They will also coordinate activities with other staff to assure maximum amount of supervision. The Summer Program Assistant is also responsible for insuring direct supervision, following the schedule, record keeping, and the general safety of children in the program. They will provide high quality experiences that focus on caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in order to help make the experience worthwhile for the children.

 

Our summer program runs June - August. Applicants must be available to work 10 out of the 11 weeks. You will be assigned to work at one or more of these school locations: Boone, Ballard, Gilbert, Ogden, Roland-Story, United

Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age. Previous experience supervising children is required.
  • The ability to lead, plan, and implement program activities is required.
  • The ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision is essential.
Responsibilities:
  • Arrives prior to the start of the program to assist in setting up for the day.  Remain on site until excused by the supervisor or when all children have left and equipment and supplies are put away.
  • Directly supervises children in the Kids Club Program and coordinates with community resources scheduled to provide recreational and educational activities for participants.
  • Meets with supervisor monthly for guidance.
  • Helps to plan and implement the activities of Kids Club which focus on meeting goals and objectives for each group.
  • Greets parents with courtesy and fields questions.
  • Helps prepare and serve nutritious snacks.
  • Leads and participates in a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include crafts, nature, games, field trips, swimming, and library programming. This includes time spent on the bus.
  • Completes incident reports as necessary.
  • Ensures that children sign in and sign out of Kids Club and that only authorized parents/guardians pick up children.
  • Observes discipline policy, records participant behavior, keeps up files.
  • Maintains a clean facility, equipment, and supplies.
  • Provides summer programming as scheduled.
  • Knows, enforces, and follows all rules and safety guidelines. This includes being responsible for the children’s safety and their whereabouts at all times.
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the Kids Club summer program.
  • Maintains good working relationships with school personnel, janitors, secretaries and parents.
  • Records behavior and participation of each child in the program and helps to evaluate progress.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Attends program staff meetings and trainings.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Schmit at khighland@yss.org

All applicants are required to complete an online application.
YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE