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Job Type: Part Time

Category: After School Education and Safety

Compensation: Starting Wage: $17.44/hour

LOCATION:

ASES - Waldo Rohnert Elementary
550 Bonnie Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Sonoma County Family YMCA is seeking Program Aides for our ASES (After School Education & Safety) program. This is a state-funded after-school program that is free to participants and offers a safe environment for children to enhance their education. Students participate in academic enrichment classes, arts/crafts, and literacy programs provided by our after-school staff. Students also enjoy after-school recreation and special events.

Under direction of the Site Director, the Program Aide is responsible for the classroom support and implementation of lesson plans used during after school enrichment time. They are in charge of the safety and supervision of children. The ASES Program Aide assists with the instruction of the children in various academic enrichment lessons, as well as: arts, language arts, nutrition, physical activities and other related subjects as required.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Reduced program fees
  • Sick time
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Staff Scholarship Fund
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & career development
  • Employer paid CPR/First Aid
  • 10% contribution to Y Retirement Fund

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Works with children in groups tutoring, reinforcing and/or following-up on classroom instruction in one or more of the following core content subject areas: language, arts, mathematics, history and social science, science, and computer skills.

· Provides leadership support to classroom instruction, and supervision of children throughout the program day.

· Assists with implementation of classroom lesson plans and helps maintain site materials and instructional equipment. Works as a team member in creating and implementing special events.

· Treats all participants with dignity and respect. Follow discipline procedures outlined in the Y Code of Conduct and site director.

· Attend training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled.

· Provide for health and safety of children and staff, know emergency procedures and school procedures.

· Be willing to be flexible, understanding, and sensitive to the needs of people and promote positive relationship between children, parents, and school administration.

· Engage in behavior that is conducive to team building; using open communication, encouragement, support and tolerance with fellow staff members.

· Maintain regular communication and active engagement with program lead, immediate supervisor, parents and school administration.

· Helps to ensure policies and procedures regarding daily student attendance, early release, and ASES policies are followed by families in the program.

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Aquatics

Compensation: Starting Pay Rate: $17.44/hour

LOCATION:

Main Facility and Cloverdale Pool

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is for our Santa Rosa indoor pool and Cloverdale outdoor pool.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Builds positive relationships with members and program participants through effective listening and verbal skills and creatively finds ways to connect them to one another and the Y community. Supports other Aquatics staff and demonstrates the ability to work as a team.

Starting Oct 1, 2021, any new hires will be required to show proof of full vaccination prior to employment or if applicable, request a medical or religious exemption.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Reduced program fees
  • Sick time
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Staff Scholarship Fund
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & career development
  • Employer paid CPR/First Aid
  • 10% contribution to Y Retirement Fund

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum age of 15
  • Required Certifications: American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Certificate, American Red Cross First Aid for the Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), and American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate.
  • Ability to maintain certification-level physical and mental readiness
  • Must demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with YMCA & Red Cross standards

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of the pool area, using proper scanning technique (10x10).
  • Is prepared to be first responder to all medical emergencies in the building in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies, and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area.
  • Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state health department code
  • Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed
  • Checks the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving
  • Performs chemical testing when not guarding, as required, and takes appropriate action
  • Identifies and celebrates the successes of members and program participants
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training
  • Maintains a safe and clean aquatic deck area, including but not limited to: picking up equipment after open swim use, picking up trash, and cleaning the deck and other areas at appropriate times.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Hear noises and distress signals in the aquatic environment, including in the water and anywhere around the zone of responsibility. Candidates must understand that significant background noise exists in all indoor and outdoor aquatic environments. In addition, lifeguard candidates should have a minimum hearing threshold of no more than an average of a 25-decibel loss in both ears over a range of frequencies (500Hz, 1000Hz, 2000Hz, 788 and 3000Hz). Candidates who use hearing aids or other corrective devices for hearing should be able to perform all rescue skills and emergency procedures without interruptions to adjust, retrieve, or install or attach a hearing aid or corrective device.

Observe all sections of an assigned zone or area of responsibility. Candidates who use corrective eyewear should be able to perform all rescue skills and emergency procedures without interruptions to adjust, clear, or retrieve corrective eyewear. Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Child Care

Compensation: Starting Wage: $17.44/hour

LOCATION:

Before and After School Child Care Site

JOB DESCRIPTION

At the Y, you'll work alongside leaders with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skill sets. You'll discover new ways to forge relationships, find your purpose and fuel your passion every day! Join our After School team!

Site Locations: Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Rohnert Park, Petaluma

This position is responsible for assisting the Site Director in program development and implementation, supervision of children and working as a member of a team. Staff is responsible for ensuring children’s social, physical, spiritual and mental development in the program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Collaborate with Site Director in planning and leading a creative program that is age-appropriate for school-age children. Plans daily and monthly activities for the program, usually themed.

· Supervise and be actively involved with children assigned to your activity area. You are responsible for the health and safety of children at all times.

· Provide leadership for activities. Both small and large group activities (i.e., sign-in, out/circle time/huddle/values discussion/asset development/games & crafts).

· Assist Site Director in creating and planning special events, including parent & family oriented programs. Attend parent or family events related to program.

· Attend and participate fully in weekly staff meetings. Meetings may include recommended or mandatory training programs.

· Care and help with maintenance of equipment and site appearance. Includes daily clean-up of activities and site, as well as scheduled site maintenance.

· Treat all children with dignity and respect. Follow discipline procedures as outlined by The Y Code of Conduct and the Site Director.

· Support student’s academic endeavors and studies. This is done through homework help, literacy support, and planned enrichment activities.

· Help supervise program in Director's absence. Assistant Director will be Director in charge.

· Engage in behavior conducive to team building with other staff. Open communication, encouragement, support and tolerance for each other are all essential in our department.

· Participate and volunteer in the YMCA annual fund raising campaign. Campaign may include site event fundraisers and Y fundraising events.

· Act as a professional role model. You are representing the YMCA and our core values daily.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Reduced program fees
  • Sick time
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Staff Scholarship Fund
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & career development
  • Employer paid CPR/First Aid
  • 10% contribution to Y Retirement Fund

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must have at least 6 months experience working with children in a classroom or camp setting
  • Before starting, employees will be fingerprinted through the DOJ & FBI (paid for by the YMCA).
  • Before starting employees will be screened through the CA Sexual Offenders website (Megan's Law).
  • Beginning October 21, 2021, any new hires will be required to show proof of full vaccination prior to employment or if applicable, request a medical or religious exemption.

Job Type: Full Time

Category: Early Childhood Center

Compensation: Starting Pay Rate: $18.70/hour

LOCATION:

Infant & Toddler Center
2590 Piner Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking an experienced Infant/Toddler Teacher to join our Early Childhood Education team. The Infant/Toddler Teacher is part of a team which provides a safe, nurturing, and educational environment for all children enrolled in our program. This position will actively participate and help plan all activities scheduled, prioritizing care for children in the Infant and Toddler classrooms. The position is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with families. Our Teachers must have a positive attitude and model appropriate behavior when dealing with infants and toddlers.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Y Membership/Programs Discounts
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • PTO
  • Health, Dental, Life Insurance Benefits
  • Retirement Benefit

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years’ old.
  • Must have at least 12 months’ experience working with children in a classroom or camp setting.
  • Must have a minimum of 15 College Units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Physical Education, or any courses within the Social Science field (transcripts required), 3 of these units must be specific to coursework related to Infants/Toddlers.
  • Before starting, employees will need to be fingerprinted through the DOJ and FBI.
  • Before starting, employees will be screened through the CA Sexual Offenders website (Megan’s Law).
  • Before starting, a TB Test and a Health Screening will be required.
  • Employee will have 90 days from hire date to take The Y’s Child Abuse Awareness Training, as well as other YMCA development trainings.
  • Starting Oct 1, 2021, any new hires will be required to show proof of full vaccination prior to employment or if applicable, request a medical or religious exemption.

FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Starting Pay Rate: $17.60/hour
Status: Part Time
Department: ASES
Reports to: Site Director


Position Summary

Under direction of the Site Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for program development, delivery, administration and evaluation of the ASES After-School program, in accordance with the policies, procedures and standards established by the State of California, Cotati-Rohnert Park School District, and the Sonoma County Family YMCA. The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting with the planning, overall facilitation of the ASES program, and supervision of participants, volunteers and staff.

Our Culture

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 intentionally 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 quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Essential Functions

  • In lieu of the Site Director, the Assistant Site Director will be responsible for all the Site Director’s job responsibilities.
  • Administration and program planning; specifically the development and delivery of a well-rounded academic enrichment curriculum.
  • Assist with supervision and scheduling of staff, provide open communication with staff and instruct staff in their specific duties. Help in the completion of written staff evaluations prior to the end of the school year.
  • Assist in program registration, food bank distribution for snack and all necessary paperwork and record keeping required.
  • Provide staff support and development through bi-weekly staff meetings, trainings, and ongoing evaluations.
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled. Participation in community activities to represent the YMCA/ASES programs as needed/requested.
  • Provide for health and safety of children and staff, know emergency procedures and school procedures.
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of equipment and site.
  • Maintain regular open communication and active engagement with immediate supervisor, parents and school administration.
  • Ensure policies and procedures regarding daily student attendance, early release, etc. are followed by families in the program.
  • Treats all participants with dignity and respect. Follow discipline procedures outlined in the Y Code of Conduct.
  • Be willing to be flexible, understanding, and sensitive to the needs of people and promote positive relationship between children, parents, and school administration.
  • Engage in behavior that is conducive to team building; using open communication, encouragement, support and tolerance with fellow staff members.
  • Assist in program registration, food bank distribution for snack and all necessary paperwork required.

YMCA Competencies (Team Leader)

  • Engaging Community - Builds bridges with others in the community to ensure the Y’s work is community-focused and welcoming of all, providing community benefit.
  • Inclusion - Values all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence.
  • Communication & Influence - Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause.
  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making - Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment.
  • Program Management - Ensures programs or project goals are met and intended impact occurs.
  • Emotional Maturity - Demonstrates ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations.
  • Developing Self & Others - Demonstrates ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations.

Qualifications

  • Education recommended: Associate degree with a focus in education, psychology, child development, or related field; or Professional Experience that is comparable to education.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in a responsible leadership position in the field of education, at-risk youth, or school age childcare.
  • Can demonstrate through local assessment knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, and mathematics; as appropriate.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificates at time of employment (or within first 60 days of employment).
  • Must complete all mandatory training requirements within the first (30) days of hire, including but not limited to Child Abuse Awareness, New Employee Welcome, and Sexual Harassment.
  • Starting Oct 1, 2021, any new hires will be required to show proof of full vaccination prior to employment or if applicable, request a medical or religious exemption.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, run, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 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 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities are required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Reduced program fees
  • Sick time
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Staff Scholarship Fund
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training & career development
  • Employer paid CPR/First Aid
  • 10% contribution to Y Retirement Fund

Forbes Names The Y a Leading Employer for Diversity

The Y ranks 15th in the latest edition of Forbes' Best Employers for DiversityThe ranking is based on a survey of 30,000 people who work at companies with at least 1,000 employees, as well as leadership diversity research. This recognition reaffirms the Y's reputation as an organization that is committed to inclusion and serving the diverse needs of people from all walks of life.

Why work for the Y?

At the Sonoma County Family YMCA, we offer a wide range of benefits to enhance the spirit, mind, and body. Perhaps the greatest benefit to our employees is the opportunity to make our community a better place to live.

Every day our staff come to work prepared to use their skills to provide outstanding services, whether it’s in childcare, our recreational sports programs or the many other diverse activities we offer. The possibilities are limitless! You may even discover a talent you never knew you had while working at the YMCA.

Few other workplaces offer the diverse employment opportunities in Sonoma County that the Sonoma County Family YMCA does. So if you seek a fulfilling role in a service-oriented organization, apply today!

Employment Benefits:

  • Y Membership

  • Discount on Y Programs

  • Wellness Days

  • Y Retirement (after eligibility criteria are met)

  • Health, Dental, Life, Vacation, Sick Time (full time)

Application Procedure

The Sonoma County Family YMCA prefers that you come in to pick up a job description and application form. In most cases, we do not accept phone calls or faxes regarding job information. We will accept mail-in applications from applicants who are not yet in the area. Resumes also accepted along with the application.

A fillable copy of the application is available here.

Please fill it out and attach it to your resume.  You may upload it along with your resume from the Job Opportunities form; bring it with you to 1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA; or send it, along with any other pertinent or required forms to:

Sonoma County Family YMCA
Attn: (Department of job opening)
1111 College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95404