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YMCA of Greater Boston Child Watch Team Member in Reading, Massachusetts

Job Description

This position is primarily responsible for representing the YMCA personally, professionally and in a manner in accordance with the mission and goals of the YMCA. Appropriate activities should be providing for growth in skills, self-awareness, group relations, and character development. By conducting him/herself in a caring, responsible, honest, and respectful manner, this position is a role model for children and adults.

Provide care to children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years, who are members and guests of the YMCA. Shifts are no longer than 5 hours long. During this time, Child Watch Team Member will watch children while parents engage in Healthy Living activities at the YMCA. They will play with and facilitate activities for children, and supervise them while they play.


Previous experience working with children in a babysitting, child care or school setting.

Ability to communicate effectively with adults and children alike.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit (at times on the floor with children) and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Ability to work weekdays,weeknights & weekends with flexibility