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Company: YMCA of Central New York
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Family Prime Time Supervisor Reports To: Youth Development Coordinator Work Location: Southwest YMCA FLSA: Non-exempt Part-time Salary: $15.00/hour Work Schedule: To be determined A Career with a Cause: We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and grow. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.Our purpose is to strengthen the foundations of communities and families through our key areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We are committed to these causes because a strong community is achieved when we invest in our children, health, neighbors, and values. Historically founded on the Christian principles of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility; our mission is to put these principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.We are for ALL. General Functions: Under the direction of the Family Director, the Family Prime Time Supervisor carries out the administrative and supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the YMCAs policies and procedures. Responsibilities include plan, develop, promote, assign and direct work, supervise staff to include performance, annual appraisals, employee recognition and discipline, also address member complaints and resolve problems. Per Onondaga Community College, proof of the Covid-19 vaccination is required for this position. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following: Create and maintain a physically and mentally safe environment of interest, confidence and support, within which children can grow. Oversee supervision of all children; maintain that children are never left alone; make sure all children are watched at all times. Establish positive relationships with parents, children, volunteers, and other staff members; be a positive role model. Directly supervise Family Prime Time Assistants and volunteers including motivation, recognition, behavior management, scheduling, and orientations. Oversee positive reinforcement and redirection of children. Provide outstanding member experience by addressing customers concerns and implementing feedback. Oversee the reception area for child check-in and check-out procedures. Plan, implement and engage children in quality, age-appropriate activities, weekly craft calendar, arts & crafts, active games, and center-based learning. Inventory, maintain supplies and supply requests to your supervisor. Oversee record-keeping including: check-in procedures, monthly newsletter information, craft samples, lesson plans. Maintain cleanliness in the Family Prime Time Center. Transport children to class via Wee Deliver and ensure they are signed-in to class (may not pertain to all branches). Track monthly attendance numbers. Actively support and participate in YMCA functions as notified by the supervisor, including Family programs, and encourage families to participate. Attend all required staff meetings, to include supervisor meetings and provide constructive input as directed. Deliver new staff orientations to newly hired or rehired staff as directed. Be familiar with the job responsibilities of the Family Prime Time Assistants. Substitute for staff when needed. Know, understand and abide by all branch specific emergency procedures; provide first aid to children and/or staff if/when needed. Maintain current certifications required by the position. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor. Experience and Education: Associates or Bachelors Degree in a child related field. Minimum of two-years of related work experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 11 years old, which is the equivalent to the educational requirements. Minimum of one-year supervisory and problem solving experience with staff. Qualifications: Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills are critical to the success of this position. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple demands simultaneously with minimal direction. Possess and demonstrate excellent customer service, supervising, decision-making, problem solving, team oriented, creative thinking, and leadership skills. Ability to read, interpret and effectively communicate document, information and instructions such as safety rules, membership procedures, customer service, YMCA promotion and programs, and YMCA polices and procedures etc., train and instruct other staff members; promote the benefits of the YMCA, the facility and programs; and solve problems and take a leadership role in handling a variety of situations, problems, issues and/or complaints from members. Brings to this position maturity, responsibility and a sincere interest in working with people of all ages. Possess knowledge of various resources for programming ideas and the skills to utilize that information in program implementation. Possess knowledge of age appropriate activities, developmental milestones, and expectations of children ages 6 weeks to 11 years old. Proven competencies in administration, supervision, and program development. Ability to observe confidentiality. Able to work a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekends. Trainings & Certifications: Must complete online Bloodborne Pathogens, Employee Safety and Youth Protection Series trainings prior to initial assignment to position. Must complete CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications, or successfully complete these certifications within the designated time frame per your branch requirements. Must complete online Hazard Communication training within the first 90-days of employment. Must attend and complete other trainings as assigned by Director per branch requirements Core Competencies: Supports the Mission, Vision and Direction of the YMCA: Understands and supports the mission of the YMCA; displays the YMCA values; displays flexibility and accepts changes; is willing to try new methods and make suggestions; shows a strong commitment to the YMCA; conveys enthusiasm for the YMCA and his/her work. Builds Community: Understands and embraces the role of volunteers; helps members and participants make connections to others and to the YMCA; practices effective relationship-building techniques; supports the role of fund-raising in achieving the YMCA mission. Provides a Quality Experience for Members, Participants, Internal Customer and Other: Possesses the ability to deliver outstanding experiences for members, participants, internal customers and others; builds warm and supportive relationships; consistently greets and assists everyone in a positive way; strives to provide service that will exceed expectations; responds to concerns and complaints in a way that makes each person feel valued; initiates action for prompt resolution; looks for better ways to serve in involve members, participants, internal customers and others. Works Productively: Demonstrates responsible actions; consistently performs duties in a safe and conscientious manner within the agreed upon timeframe; follows standards, policies and procedures; is reliable and consistently punctual; actively participates in staff meetings, required trainings, and other work related activities; uses good judgment; uses YMCA resources appropriately and efficiently. Uses Effective Personal Behaviors/Communicates Effectively: Treats everyone with courtesy, respect and consideration; displays integrity; listens actively and genuinely; communicates in a clear and pleasant manner; embraces differences among people; demonstrates an active willingness to learn and grow; accepts constructive criticism; works cooperatively as a team member. Effect on End Results: This position strongly impacts the effectiveness with which the YMCA accomplishes its mission. The YMCA Family Prime Time Supervisor is committed to promote an enjoyable environment that teaches values, is healthy, safe and provides an opportunity for positive growing experiences:

  • Family members are informed of Y programs and involved in various program areas
  • Strong relationships with parents and positive community image is developed
  • The Family Prime Time Supervisor has safe and age-appropriate activities
  • High performing staff team with high rates of retention Physical Demands: Ability to frequently sit, use his/her hands and fingers, stand, walk, reach, climb, balance, stoop, crouch, kneel and climb. Ability to lift and/or carry and move up to 35 pounds (occasionally this could be more). Specific vision abilities required close, color, distance, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: Duties are performed in a childcare setting; at times childcare employees may be exposed to undesirable working conditions, communicable infectious diseases, and the risk of injury from children. All childcare employees are required to follow the preventive health policies of the Prime Time at all times. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to above average. Americans with Disabilities Specifications: 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.

Keywords: YMCA of Central New York, Syracuse , FAMILY PRIME TIME SUPERVISOR, Other , Syracuse, New York

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