YMCA Childcare Site DIrector

YMCA Childcare Site DIrector

YMCA Childcare Site DIrector 150 150 Klofthus
YMCA of the Columbia Willamette
August 23, 2022
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Kahlea Croft


Are you passionate about making a difference in your community by providing a fun, safe, and positive social-emotional experience for young children? Work alongside other passionate individuals to support and enrich the lives of our children and families in our community.


The YMCA Springfield Meadows is a facility is a long standing child development center that has been in the Vancouver community for over 17years.


· Comprehensive Medical Plans: Medical, dental, and vision for full-time staff

· Holiday Pay: 9 paid holidays for full-time staff

· Vacation Pay: 10 days for full-time staff, increasing after two years of work

· Sick Pay: 1.5 hours for every 40 hours worked

· Tuition Reimbursement

· Childcare and Program Discounts

· Free Household Membership to a YMCA Fitness Facility

· Retirement Plan: 8% contribution after two years worked (must meet certain criteria).

· Flexible Scheduling

· Career Path: Promotion to management positions from within the organization

Job Responsibilities:

The Site Director is responsible for hiring and supervising program staff, maintaining all licensing standards, managing aspects of a budget including ordering required supplies, and communicating with parents and building relationships within our community.



· Must be at least 18yrs old

· Must pass YMCA background check

· DCYF portable background check

· 2 yrs Experience working with children and parents, as a teacher in any age group, and 6 months experience in administration management.

· Infant and Adult basic First Aid/CPR & BBP certification or the ability to acquire within 60 days

· Must have reliable transportation

· Must be fully vaccinated again COVID-19

· Must have TB Test prior to start working

· Food handlers' card

· Have an ECE state certificate or equivalent as approved and verified in the electronic workforce registry by the department of DCYF

· 30 basic stars hours or education equivalent acquired within 90 days

· Safe sleep certificate through the DCYF student portal

· Families experiencing homelessness certificate through the DCYF student portal

· Medication Management certificate through the DCYF student portal

· Abusive Head Trauma certificate through the DCYF student portal

· Recognizing, Reporting, Child Abuse and Neglect certificate through the DCYF student portal

· Be on-site for the daily operation of the early learning program fifty percent or more of weekly operating hours up to forty hours per week, or designate a person with the qualifications of an assistant director, program supervisor, or equivalent. A center director may act as a substitute teacher if acting as a substitute does not interfere with management or supervisory responsibilities;

· Comply with foundational quality standards;

· Maintain curriculum philosophy, communicate the philosophy to all early learning program staff and parents, and train staff to ensure the philosophy serves all children in the early learning program (or designate a program supervisor with this responsibility);

· Have knowledge of community resources available to families, including resources for children with special needs and be able to share these resources with families; and

· Oversee professional development plans for early learning program staff including, but not limited to:

· Providing support to staff for creating and maintaining staff records;

· Setting educational goals with staff and locating or coordinating state-approved training opportunities for staff; and

· Observing and mentoring staff.

How To Apply

Apply online at https://www.ymcacw.org/jobs