Child Care Services Team Lead

Child Care Services Team Lead

Under the direction of the Child Care Program Coordinator, the Child Care Team Lead will assist in the operation of multiple Child Care sites, oversight of on-site staff, administrative duties at assigned sites and ensuring purposeful programming is meeting program standards.

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.



Assist with leadership of 4-5 program sites on a year-round basis in both Before & After School programs and Summer Day Camp programs.

Adhere to policies related to boundaries with youth.

Complete required abuse risk management training.

Adhere to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising youth.

Report suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.

Follow mandated abuse reporting requirements.

Assist with the supervision of Site Directors, Head Counselors and Counselors in Before & After School and Day Camp programs.

Provide direction and motivation to all site staff.

Ensure curriculum, program activities and all functions of a successful site are being followed.

Communicate effectively with parents, facility officials, and fellow workers.

Assists with recruiting, screening, selection, onboarding, training and mentoring of on-site staff.

Assists with staff reviews and site evaluations.

Attend and assist with staff meetings and training programs as deemed necessary by your supervisor.

Assist with administrative duties as assigned.

Participate in special events, implement family engagement and parent communications.

Be the first to go into ratio at one of your program sites.

Be and set the example of excellency to other staff with an attitude of professionalism.

This job description is subject to change depending on program needs by the Child Care Leadership Team and Child Care Branch Director.



Must be at least 18 years of age and out of high school.

CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen training required within 60 days of employment.

Child Abuse Prevention, Bloodborne Pathogen and New Employee Orientation training required before/on first day of working with youth.

Adhere to YMCA policies and procedures.

Will need to be sensitive and mature, able to relate well to both children and adults. Must be fair to all.

Possess an outgoing personality, be warm and friendly, and have stability for program continuity.

Possess leadership and supervision qualities.

Able to demonstrate creativity with daily planning and activities.

Be able to work Monday-Friday, during program times.

Be available outside of program hours to plan, train, and meet with supervisors.

Have reliable transportation to travel from one site to another during the program.

Have general knowledge of the YMCA’s mission and be able to convey it to the community.

Willing and able to communicate with parents and facility officials in a positive manner.





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Experience Level : Entry Level

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