Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Preschool and After School Aide - Seasonal - ON GROUNDS
Position Dates: 08/26/2019-05/22/2020
REPORTS TO: Youth Programs Director and Bennett Preschool Director
The Preschool and After School Program Aide assists in providing care and activities for children in the Estes Park Center YMCA After School and Bennett Preschool programs. Schedule will be split: AM shift in Preschool and PM shift in After School.
General YMCA of the Rockies Requirements:
* Must be at least 18 years old
* Must have 3 months of full-time verifiable experience (480 hours) in working with school age children
* Must be fluent in speaking English
* Must possess current First Aid and CPR certifications
* Must be able to lift 40 pounds
* Must be able to walk up to two (2) miles on uneven terrain
* Must possess a valid, USA state issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles
* Must be able to uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs.
* Must meet Acceptable criminal background check standards.
* Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.
* Assist in the success of all Youth Programs as needed.  
* Carry out positive behavior management of children.
* Maintain and set up Preschool and After School activities.
* Responsible for assisting in the teaching and supervision of planned curriculum activities on a weekly basis.
* Work on developing the YMCA Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in the children through activities and general interactions and requirements.
* Share in the responsibility for the safety of the children in her/his care with the ability to predict and prevent, identify and respond to safety problems.
* Communicate with children’s parents in a mature, responsible fashion.
* Participate in daily cleaning of program buildings as assigned. 
* All other duties as assigned, including working in other departments as required
Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this job.
NOTE: Based on business needs, you may be required to work in other Departments and/or our other Center.
* Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
* Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs
* Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional
* Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff.
* Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment
* Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on the position.
* Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards
Must follow staff dress code as outlined in the YMCA of the Rockies Seasonal Staff Handbook.
This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $230/week, with employee perks including:
* Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!).
* Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days per week).
* Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, tennis courts, mini-golf, trails, roller rink, library, and an art center.
* Free or discounted gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities.
* Employee Programing, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Resident Office
* Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)
* Other employee perks and discounts, including:
o Free passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort)
o 20% Discount at our General Store, Rustic café, and Jackson Stable horseback rides
o Discounts at local merchants
* Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)
We have a zero tolerance policy for alcohol or drugs on property; in addition, no drug use is tolerated (including marijuana) during your employment with us whether on- or off-duty.
The YMCA of the Rockies operates two year-round family resorts and conference centers on each side of Rocky Mountain National Park: Estes Park Canter located in Estes Park, CO; Snow Mountain Ranch located in Winter Park, CO; and Camp Chief Ouray, a summer resident camp for kids located on the Snow Mountain Ranch property. 
The Estes Park Center is the largest YMCA conference center in the world. At nearly 900 acres in size and serving over 200,000 guests each year, a dedicated team of individuals work to provide guests with a world-renowned experience.
We employ people of all ages, from across the country and the world, who want to experience the mountains and support our healthy spirit, mind, and body mission. Join us!
Please call our HR office at 970-586-3341 x1032, or email

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