YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Mills County YMCA
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USD $9.00/Hr.
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This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Childwatch staff create positive, nurturing relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with parents/caregivers.


Hours Available:

Monday-Saturday 7:50-10:30am

Monday-Thursday 5:15-7:30pm


  1. Organizes, plans, and executes all activities for enrolled children.
  2. Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents, children and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness.
  4. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  5. Maintains required program records.
  6. Supports fundraising efforts, attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.
  8. On-site attendance is required for this position.



Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness
to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  1. At least 16 years of age.
  2. Ability to work with children of various ages.
  3. Possess excellent communication, listening, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to work with a diverse group of people required; bilingual capability helpful.
  5. Complete within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Training; BLS CPR; First Aid
  6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community and successful clearance of background check.


  • 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.
  • Indoor/outdoor environment, intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running and playing with children required.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions required.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.