Description

Salary: $12/hour
Job Description: Rewarding opportunity for a fun, energetic, and loving activities specialist to mentor and support children exposed to family violence. Assist in the planning and implementation of the after school as well as the YWCA’s summer camp. Help to create a safe, respectful, and empowering environment. The ideal candidate will be a flexible, hard-working, culturally sensitive team player who is passionate about working with children. Exceptional opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and community impact as we expand our campus and life-changing work and begin our second century of service in Utah.

Position is PT 25 hours/week afternoons during school year, FT 40 hours/week in summer months

Responsibilities and Duties
Assist the Children’s Activities Coordinator in the planning, implementation, and facilitation of daily activities and behavioral management for the younger children (Kindergarten age 5-6yrs) in the after school and summer camp programs.
Teach and reinforce appropriate social skills. Provide feedback, discipline, mentoring and emotional support.
Assign, monitor, and reinforce individualized behavioral goals for each participant.
Attend the Children’s Advocacy and Intervention Services team meetings, regular staff meetings, and training sessions as requested.
Manage the after school and summer camp programs in the absence of the Children’s Activities Coordinator.
Assist in the distribution and collection of enrollment materials and daily attendance.
Ensure the cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of the YWCA facility.
Keep all records necessary to ensure that work is conducted in accordance with agency, contractual, and legal requirements.
Articulate and promote high ethical and professional standards in all YWCA programs, activities and services and with all agency publics.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, other key publics, and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the YWCA’s work.

Qualifications and Skills
Commitment to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism.
Experience in working with children is required.
Ability to relate in a positive and nurturing way with children and adolescents.
Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
Must obtain CPR/First Aid certificates and a Food Handler’s permit.
Ability to work assigned hours on a regular basis.
A valid Utah driver’s license, current automobile insurance.
Ability to relate positively to people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.
Location: 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Status: Part time / Full time

Information

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at employment@ywcautah.org
Your Website: Visit organizational website.