Before & After School Care - Team Member
YMCA Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
6d ago

YMCA IS RECRUITING NOW!

Do you enjoy working with children - join YMCA OSCAR (Out of School Care Programme).

We provide safe, quality care for children, outside of school hours and have two current vacancies.

This is a part time role with rostered to work 6.45am to 8.45am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and 3-6pm Monday and Tuesday and 3-4pm on Thursdays.

This role is based in Warkworth.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing interesting, safe and fun learning activities for school children of all ages
  • Be responsible for signing children in and out of the after school or holiday programmes
  • Ensuring all children on your roster are accounted for and following up on any that have not turned up
  • Ensuring children are collected by authorised persons, parents or guardians
  • Follow up making calls to parents / guardians if they are late collecting children
  • Providing high standards and a professional service for children, parents and associated schools
  • Ensuring your documentation / record keeping is correct and following YMCA process
  • Working as part of a team but also on your own
  • Specific job and safeguarding training with opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • A great team, organisational culture
  • Career opportunities
  • YMCA buying privileges and discounts
  • What experience / skills do you need?

  • An awareness of safety around children
  • Personable approachable nature, someone who enjoys working with children
  • Experience working with children e.g. coaching, childcare, babysitting an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, actively listens, draws out information and checks parent / childs understanding of what’s been discussed
  • Expresses ideas and information effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • High work standards, pays attention to detail and initiates self-checking procedures, ensures high levels of accuracy and consistency.
  • General computer skills, ability to use a tablet
  • Credibility and professional integrity, act and dress in a manner that conveys high personal and professional standards, while engaging with colleagues, parents and children.
  • Current first aid certificate an advantage
  • Drivers licence and dependable transport to get to work
  • Flexibility to pick up various shifts and ability to be early to work, never late.
  • What the YMCA offers :

    ABOUT THE YMCA

    You probably know the song, but did you also know that YMCA North employs around 800 employees across Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua?

    Our operations include facility management, health and fitness, early childhood education, before and after school care, holiday programmes, accommodation, outdoor camps, recreation, aquatic, fundraising and youth programmes.

    As a not for profit, for over 150 years YMCA has been about families. Join us and know that you’re contributing to building strong kids, families and communities now and for many years to come.

    YMCA is able to offer great opportunities for personal development and career advancement. We provide real career pathways and job opportunities in a fun, community-focused environment.

    We are proud to have a great mix of people of all ages and cultures within our teams who love their work and all contribute to our diverse company culture.

    We live by our values of Caring, Honesty, and Respect and Responsibility

    SAFEGUARDING

    YMCA North is committed to Child Protection and the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent.

    Staff will be required to attend Safeguarding workshops, trainings and online modules to comply with YMCA North Safeguarding Policy.

    The successful applicant will need to return a satisfactory Police Record Check before commencement of Employment.

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