Child Watch / Youth Center Staff

Child Watch / Youth Center Staff

Part-time evenings (2-3 days per week) 

Position Summary: Supervises and engages with youth ages 3 months to 14 years in either the Child Watch or Youth Center areas. Implements program curriculum and engages with youth through arts, crafts, physical activity and free play. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the Y’s core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Additional opportunities include planning and implementing new youth programming.

Essential Functions:

1. Implements daily lesson/activity plans
Builds relationships with youth and families that will deepen their connection to the Y
Supervises children, classroom and all activities
Maintains program space and equipment
5. May m
aintain required program records
Assists with special events
Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings and staff training


1. High School Diploma or GED preferred
At least 18 years of age
CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 60 days of hire date
4. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred
Ability to implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities
Previous experience with diverse populations

Physical Demands:

1. Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Basic swimming ability preferred

HOW TO APPLY: Fill out an Employment Application and e-mail it to or mail it us at 601 Riverview Drive, South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776. You can also stop in at the Y and complete an application in person at any time during normal business hours.

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