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WCY Teen Counselor

at YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: R0003648
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Job Description

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta serves more than 300,000 individuals with 23 full facilities and ten additional camping and childcare locations. The Y provides financial assistance to support more than 25,000 youth, teens and families. The Y offers programs that serve kids, adults and families at all stages of life. As the largest provider of early learning and after-school programs in Georgia, the Y is closing the achievement gap for Atlanta youth. During the teen years, the Y focuses on leadership development to prepare teens to connect to and serve their communities. A leader in healthy living, the Y offers youth sports and wellness programs designed to help kids and adults live healthier and be more active. A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus:
  • YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.
  • HEALTHY LIVING - Improving the nation's health and well-being.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a superior customer service experience to teens and parents in teen programs.
  • Assists in the development, coordination, and implementation of teen programming.
  • Maintains privacy requirements by not sharing personal information about members including, but not limited to, phone numbers, addresses, program participation, financial information, or personal situations.
  • Adhere to, and implement, all policies and procedures listed in the training manual.
  • Communicate in a positive manner with members, guests, program participants and volunteers. Provide appropriate assistance as needed.
  • Assist in annual branch Partner Why it Matters Campaign. Achieve individual and team goals as related to the campaign.
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings, as required.
  • Consistent display of the core values of honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility when dealing with members, volunteers, and staff.
  • Stay educated and updated on current issues regarding all YMCA programs and events.
  • Maintain safe environment at all times.
  • Maintain branch and association certifications in CPR/AED, Blood-borne Pathogens, branch orientation, and Branch Emergency procedures.
  • Assist in the maintaining of accurate records for child check-in and check-out.
  • Abide by and enforce Metro Atlanta YMCA’s Keeping Kids Safe Policies as listed in Metro Atlanta YMCA Employee Handbook.
  • Communicate clearly with parents regarding child injuries, behavior problems or health concerns (green congested runny nose, fever…etc.).
  • Complete accident/incident reports related to injuries or behavior problems and health concerns.
  • Report all equipment and maintenance needs to supervisor or director immediately.
  • Work Middle School Night each month, supervising and interacting with children in age groups, and leading them through their scheduled activities.

Additional duties based on branch needs:

  • Act as a positive role model while providing consistency in leadership and guidance.
  • Stimulate creative growth and development.
  • Show consistent support towards other staff members and respect of personal property.
  • Build and maintain enthusiasm in members and coworkers.
  • Report all issues to the Supervisor or Site Manager
  • Maintain all equipment used for program in good working order.
  • Report to the Director any difficult or unusual situations.
  • Share problems with the Director so they can be solved.

Nature and Scope:
Under the direction of the Teen Director, the Associate will be primarily responsible for supporting the Northwest Family YMCA’s Middle School Night/Teen Leaders/Teen programs, ensuring the overall safety of children and quality of their care and activities.
The Northwest Family YMCA is located in Kennesaw, GA. This is a full operating facility for Cobb County, built in 1999, and serves the Kennesaw/Acworth/Marietta/Dallas area.

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We're committed to bringing passion and people together to champion

communities where everyone belongs.

Location:

Northwest Cobb YMCA

About Us


Reflecting its Judeo-Christian heritage, the YMCA of Metro Atlanta is an association of volunteers, members and staff, open to and serving all, with programs and services which build spirit, mind, and body. Financial assistance is available based on need. The YMCA actively seeks to identify and involve those in need.

We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

HEALTHY LIVING
Improving the nation's health and well-being.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors. 



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