Organization: YWCA UTAH
Guaranteed 5 hours per week

Organization Overview

Since 1906 YWCA Utah has been a voice for women, a force for change, and a place for hope. Our enduring belief is that better lives for women – all women – will lead to stronger families and communities. YWCA is Utah’s most comprehensive provider of family violence services; our programs include walk-in services and a crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, children’s programs, and a vast array of supportive services. In addition to our work in the area of family violence, the YWCA also reaches out broadly into the community with offerings for every woman, including a nationally accredited child care and early education center, leadership opportunities for women at all life stages, and opportunities to participate more fully in civic life. YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Position Summary

Assisting lead teacher in planning and implementing a nationally accredited early education program to ensure health, safety, and enrichment of children

Essential Job functions

a. Planning, implementing and supervising early preschool education activities in order to enhance their cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth.

b. Provide developmentally-appropriate education and care, comfort, nurturing and guidance to early preschool children in order to enhance their emotional and physical growth as outlined by NAEYC and State Licensing guidelines.

c. Ensure the cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of facility according with health and hygiene standards, including but not limited to the toileting area, toys, cots, sheets, diaper changing area and food service/preparation area.

d. Responsible for accurate record keeping, data collection, and anecdotal child reports in order to ensure coordinated departmental interventions.

Competencies & Essential Skills:

Problem Solving/Analytical Thinker: Ability to solve and analyze problems effectively and efficiently.
Communication/Interpersonal Skills: Ability to provide exceptional customer service to supporters, partners, board members and co-workers. Exceptional communication skills and ability to respond to difficult situations.
Time Management: Ability to multitask and work efficiently within close time constraints. Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment.
Business Knowledge: Ability to master the components of a multi-disciplinary and multi-programmatic organization and partner organizations. Knowledge and understanding of anti-racism, gender equity and violence against women.
Organization: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize efficiently and meet deadlines.
Judgement and Decision Making: Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgement and problem solving techniques in the decision-making process.
Technology/Tools: Ability to use various computer systems and applications including proficiency in online and electronic communication strategies.
Commitment to mission: Demonstrates commitment to YWCA Utah’s mission and philosophy. Actively engages in YWCA Utah’s anti-racism work.
Compliance: Adhere to YWCA Utah’s policies and is committed to act legally and ethically within the scope of the work.
Ideal candidates will have the following:

Knowledge and experience in administrative and/or non-profit operations, programs, policies and protocols.
Familiarity with basic budgeting and bookkeeping.
Welcoming &

Job Details

Open Date: 09-28-2020
Close Date: 11-07-2020
Pay Rate: 12.00
Job Status: Part Time
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Maggie Utgoff
Salt Lake City