Job Code: 2

Discovery Center Attendant

Category: All Branches

Job Type: Part-Time


Summary Statement
Primary function for the branch Discovery Center includes being a positive role
model, working with children in group activities, maintaining a clean, fun and safe
environment for children of all ages in the Discovery Center.

1. Promote values of respect, honesty, caring and responsibility
2. Maintain a professional image at all times
3. Always implement and follow safety rules for children
4. Greet and welcome children at the door
5. Ensure that parents are properly signing in their children
6. Be prepared to encourage and lead age appropriate activities for children
7. Set the proper example at all times
8. Keep the YMCA policies and philosophy in mind with all activities
9. Assist with other YMCA programs as needed
10. Communicate openly with parents and greet them when they enter and exit
the Discover Center
11. Keep area neat and clean
12. Sanitize equipment on a scheduled basis
13. Work as a team member with other employees
14. Promote values of respect, honesty, caring and responsibility

1. Report problems and concerns that you have to your supervisor
2. Strive to learn new children’s names
3. Strive to learn children’s interests and ask them questions
4. Provide creative, safe, fun and enriching activities for the children to use at
free will
5. Arrive on time for your shift and be ready to have fun!
6. Implement and utilize calming strategies for kids
7. Be flexible in work hours and report any shift changes to supervisor



YMCA Membership and discounted programs


1. High school graduate or equivalent.
2. Must be enthusiastic, creative and have a desire to work with children
and their families
3. Previous experience with diverse populations and children preferred.
4. Acute planning and organizing skills preferred.                                                                                                                                                            5. “CPR/1st Aid" are preferred but not required.