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Job Title:
Child Care Assistant “Floater”
Heatherwood Early Child Center
Child Care
$13.50-$14.25 per hour, DOE
Days & Hours:
Less than 30 hours each week, Open between the hours of 6:30A-6:30P, Most Shifts between 2:00PM-6:30PM, Monday-Friday, some weekend trainings on occasion
Required Skills

• Minimum age 18+
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Previous experience working with children
• Meet educational and experience qualifications established by DCYF
• Provide documentation of current negative TB test
• First Aid, CPRPRO, AED and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire
• Work effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions

Physical Demands:
As directed, lead and participate in a range of activities in indoor/outdoor settings. Staff may occasionally lift children who weigh approximately 50 pounds. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise program activities. May be required to push or pull large rolling cabinets along linoleum floors with the help of another person on a daily basis, may be required to roll and set up cafeteria tables, may be expected to lift 22 gallon storage boxes.


Heatherwood is looking for an energetic staff person who is committed to assisting with implementation of high quality programming, directing and nurturing young children and working as part of a team. The ideal candidate would have positive interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with children, staff and parents. This position is for a support staff that is versatile with all age groups and can work in a fast paced environment.

Primary Duties
Provide direct supervision of a group of children. Provide a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
• Provide safe supervision of a group of children
• Implement program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values
• Adhere to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards
• Attend staff meetings and trainings
• Follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies
• Maintain positive relations with parents and other staff
• Completion of YMCA specific training/certifications as directed

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Y Culture:
• Build relationships with a diverse membership base in culturally responsive ways, connect members with one another and to the YMCA
• Exhibit Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility


Sarah Lusier
425 379 9400

Submission Instructions

Apply online or submit Cover Letter, Application, and Resume with three professional references to:
Sarah Lusier
with “Child Care Floater ” in the subject line

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