Location and Job Title:
2000 Hollywood Dr
York, PA 17403
Overview: The Babysitting/Youth Lounge Caregivers primary responsibility is to create a safe, engaging, and nurturing environment for children and youth within our facility. This individual will be entrusted with the well-being and supervision of children ranging from infants to teenagers, ensuring their physical and emotional needs are met. This role requires a compassionate and patient individual who is capable of promoting a positive and enriching atmosphere for children under your care.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evenings 5:15pm-7:30pm
- Change diapers in accordance with JCC diaper changing policy.
- Distribute parent-provided lunches and snacks, including the spoon/bottle-feeding of younger children.
- Interact with children through reading, game play, coloring, etc.
- Encourage good behavior through positive reinforcement and effective communication
- Maintain daily and accurate records of attendance, incidents, and any notable observations.
- Perform daily room/equipment upkeep and cleaning.
- Greet parents and children warmly and by name (when possible).
- Any other tasks as assigned.
- Ensure the safety and well-being of all children under your care.
- Create an inclusive environment where each child feels valued and supported.
- Arrive on time for scheduled shifts and activities
- Maintain clear and open communication with parents, guardians, and fellow staff members.
- Provide positive guidance in redirecting children; minimal discipline designed to separate a child from others when his behavior interferes with the positive play.
- The room and equipment is to be clean at the end of each shift, and toys are to be disinfected on a regular basis using disinfectant or hot water and soap in sink.
- Uphold all policies and rules governing the Babysitting Room as well as the Jewish Community Center and keep all members informed as to the status of these rules and their implications.
- Be available as a substitute to cover other providers' shifts if necessary and when able.
- Arrange to cover your own absences at least 24 hours in advance or as soon as possible on sick days.If you cannot find a replacement, call your supervisor as soon as possible.
- Work as a team member to maintain a high quality of care giving.
- Provide excellent customer service to JCC members, guests, and staff by adhering to the JCC Core Values.
Skills and Qualifications:
- High school diploma
- Two years' experience caring for children
- CPR and first aid certification is a plus
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
- Patience, empathy, and a genuine interest in the well-being of children.
- Must be able to lift and carry a child up to 50 pound
Who We Are
The JCC is a non-profit community center that welcomes the diverse population of York County, regardless of religion, financial or ethnic background. Since 1910 the JCC's role has changed and expanded to reflect the current times. Our staff is committed to providing members and guests with high quality programs and customer service. Included in a membership is the use of the fitness center, over 100 group and water fitness classes each week, lap and family swims, open gym use, family art and gym activities, a relaxation center complete with whirlpool, sauna and steam room, and discounts on fitness, social, and enrichment classes and programs.
The JCC provides programming for:
- Wellness & Fitness for all ages
- Youth Fitness, Dance & Sports
- Children's Education and Child Care
- Holocaust Education
- Diversity Education
- Jewish Cultural Programs
- Contemporary Adult Programming