YMCA of Greater Boston One to One Aid in Roslindale, Massachusetts
Job DescriptionYMCA OF GREATER BOSTON: One to One Aid (After School)
The Parkway Community YMCA seeking a One to One Aid. This is a part-time job during the school year Monday-Friday, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Description of duties:
The One to One Aid serves as a source of support for the child to assist him/her in all of the camp activities and to engage the child in successful measures throughout the day while meeting the child’s customized needs.
Stays with and works with the child throughout the program day
Gives clear boundaries and is positive and consistent in behavior guidance; modifications do not mean that a child does not need to abide by the classroom rules
Is a facilitator between the child and other children
Assists the child in his/her daily choices
Ensuring breaks are created for the child when the child is getting tired.
Finds alternatives to meet the child’s needs
Works to meet daily duties/needs of the program and is responsible for making sure that materials are ready for use and put away at the end of the day.
Helps implement a variety of recreational and educational programs that emphasize group participation, character development, and awareness of cultural, educational, recreational, environmental and social issues.
Reports all accidents and unusual incidents immediately and assists with necessary documentation.
High School Diploma
Minimum 1 year experience working with school age children.
Qualities needed for this position are:
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Excitement and positive attitude toward working with children.
Must be motivated, energetic, punctual, responsible, patient, and exhibit a positive attitude to be an excellent role model for children.
Ability to lead, teach, and interact with children, parents, staff, and the community.
Some experience with diverse learners would be beneficial