Group Leader

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States

Application Closing Date
From $10.00 To $15.20
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is celebrating over 160 years of charitable service to the Washington Metropolitan area. The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y is a cause-driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference. We invite you to join us in this amazing work to develop your skills, realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job.

About the Job

Ø The Group Leader position is responsible for assisting the School Age Child Care Director/Site Director/Senior Group Leader in the daily operations of the program. Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all the before and after school activities under the guidelines of the YMCA School Age & YUSA Summer Day Camp Curriculum. Assists in the oversight of all program activities, communicating with families, and ensuring all equipment and supplies are available.

Some of the exciting things you will do as a Group Leader include but are not limited to:

Ø Implements the program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA, the School Age Curriculum

Ø Effectively carries out appropriate lesson plans that can be followed by staff

Ø Establishes structure and routines for children setting boundaries and behavior guidelines

Ø Responsible for the safety of the children at all times, including understanding and being able to implement emergency procedures as necessary

Ø Attends parent/child events as required

Ø Effectively communicates with parents throughout the program year

Ø Maintains an attractive and clean classroom at all times

Ø Other duties as required

Working Conditions:

Ø Must be able to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time

Ø Must be physically active to play games and sports with the children

Ø Must be able to pick up at least 35 pounds

Ø Must have visual acuity to observe all children

We offer the following benefits:

Ø Competitive compensation

Ø 10% employer-funded retirement plan with vesting after two years of service

Ø 403(b) savings plan

Ø High quality and affordable healthcare

Ø Short term and Long term disability

Ø Free YMCA membership for employee, spouse, and dependents

Ø Paid time off

Ø Numerous professional development opportunities

Ø Exciting and collaborative work environment

Ø Ability to work with creative, talented, and diverse individuals!

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For other YMCA career opportunities visit our website at

Job Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

Ø Must be at least 18 years of age

Ø Must have a high school diploma or GED

Ø Obtain CDA within 18 months of employment

Ø Current CPR and First Aid Certification

Ø Documentation of physical examination and TB skin test

Ø Clear the local jurisdiction requirements for criminal background and/or fingerprinting

Ø Must meet the county/state licensing requirements

Ø Must have the critical skill of being able to relate to parents, school staff, and children and have a positive, creative attitude
Ayiana Green
1325 W Street NW
Washington DC 20009
United States
 Ayiana Green

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