Sonoma County Family YMCA

1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
(707) 545-9622

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ASES After-School Program Aide

Job Type: Seasonal

Category: After School Education and Safety

Compensation: $13.00 - $14.00


Program Office
1207 College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Job Description

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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. The Program Aide is expected to adhere to the policies, procedures and standards established by the State of California, Cotati-Rohnert Park School District, and the Sonoma County Family YMCA.



  • Y Membership
  • Discount on Y Programs

Job Requirements


  • Preferred 12 units towards a degree in education, psychology, child development, or related field.
  • Require a minimum high school graduation. Preferred experience working in the field of education, with at-risk youth, or school age childcare in large organized settings.
  • 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 attend all mandatory training sessions, including but not limited to Child Abuse Awareness, Customer Service, New Employee Welcome, and Foundations of Listen First.
  • Participate in community activities to represent the YMCA/ASES programs as needed/requested.



  • 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.


  • 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.

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