Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $14.30 - $17.88
Organization's Mission: To provide our communities with experiences that enhance healthy mind, body, and spirit while building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Our YMCA is a safe, welcoming place for all individuals and families. Our board and staff pledge to faithfully serve everyone regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, economic status, religious beliefs, and accommodate individuals of all abilities. It is imperative that the YMCA embrace and embody our mission and values – to help all thrive and to strengthen the foundations of our community. Inclusion, diversity, equity, and access are at the heart of our purpose. We choose to work together to create communities where all may live, grow, and thrive to reach their fullest potential. We recognize and honor the diversity that weaves a tapestry of unique beauty of our state.

We believe that compassion and inclusion are the embodiment of our collective strength, that what unites us will always be stronger than what divides us, and that racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, and any form of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination have no place in the Y, or in the communities we serve.

The YMCA as a multicultural nonprofit organization is focused on strengthening community. We denounce racism, hatred and violence in any form. We commit to continuously reflect and evaluate our performance in adhering to the goals and objectives in this statement, and our commitment to social responsibility.

We vow to continue to create positive social change and to do so in the name of equity and justice for all.
Position Summary: 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 Teacher's Assistant Early Childhood at the YMCA of Northern Utah maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families.
Primary Responsibilities: Supervises the children, classroom, and all program activities. Primarily working with students ages 3-5.
Follows all procedures and standards as established by the law or the Y; makes ADA accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program records.
Nurtures children through purposeful programming; creates activities that are aimed at increasing student’s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Creates a positive rapport and shared interest with all youth.
Demonstrates reliability, flexibility, organization skills, and the ability to follow directions and tasks that are assigned.
Maintains a clean, safe work area, practices good safety habits.
Provides and welcomes ongoing dialogue with parents and caregivers about their child’s needs and progress; connects families to the Y.
Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training. Willing to attend activities and or trainings that fall on Saturdays or days off.
Willing to participate in professional development for Early Childhood Education and YMCA Leadership.
Performs other duties as assigned.

*This is not an exhaustive list of job duties. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned.
Desired Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Must be able to pass a background check with fingerprinting prior to hire or within 10 days of hire.
Previous experience working with young children in child care or developmental setting preferred.
CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required within 60 days of hire.
State approved Food Handlers permit required within 10 days of hire.
Child Abuse Prevention training required during onboarding process.
Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate activities.
Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.
Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Written and verbal Spanish is a plus.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Free Childcare programming
Employee & Employer Retirement Contribution Options
Professional Development Assistance
Health Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision
Paid Vacation
12% Funded Employer Retirement Plan (Once Eligible)
How to Apply:
Closing Date: 06/30/2023
Location: Ogden, UT


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Contact: YMCA of Northern Utah
Phone: 8018393384