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Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Job Details

Skagit Valley Family YMCA Mount Vernon Hoag Road - Mount Vernon, WA
$16.28 - $19.00


Shift: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Seeking enthusiastic responsible part-time staff to help provide a safe, supervised play environment for the children of the YMCA members and guests while parents or guardians are on the premises. Children range from 1 year to 10 years old. They will help to provide a quality experience to children and parents through our YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. Must be able to work weekends.


  • You thrive on working in a collaborative environment
  • Love working with all kids from diverse backgrounds
  • Are very adaptable
  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic
  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
  • Truly enjoy being of service to people
  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoys working together
  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all


  • Supervises a group of children while leading and participating in program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, and consistent with YMCA values.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within the area of responsibility.
  • Maintains group control at all times and handles all situations sensitively and with a positive attitude.
  • Ensures the safety and cleanliness of the program environment.
  • Serves as a positive role model and maintains positive relationships with parents, children, and staff.
  • Attends all staff meetings and required training.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to dress code, medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Relate well to children with a warm, friendly, and open personality.
  • Multi-task-oriented and effective communication skills.
  • Previous childcare experience preferred.
  • Must be professional, courteous, and friendly.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Fluency in a second language desired (with a $0.50 increase in starting wage!)
  • Must possess or attain CPR/AED Certifications within 30 days of hire.

BENEFITS: Full-time and part-time employees are supported with the following benefits and perks:

  • Flexible scheduling around school and extracurricular activities
  • Health Care/Dental Care (Full time)
  • Free Household YMCA Membership
  • YMCA Retirement Fund
  • YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid vacation