Organization: YMCA of Northern Utah
Under the guidance of the Site Coordinator, the After-School Program Assistant is responsible for planning, leading, and executing a wide variety of quality programs and activities for youth in the afterschool setting that are aimed at raising their academic, social, emotional, and physical well-being. Along with other program leaders, this group of employees performs and interacts with the youth in every aspect of their afterschool experience.


Ensure the safety of participants within the program by following all childcare licensing guidelines.
Promote the after-school cultures of belonging, relationship, and achievement.
Develop and deliver fun, engaging lessons to youth within the after school childcare program setting.
Work under the direction of the Site Coordinator.
Work as an in-ratio staff at assigned site(s) and/or different programs in our county.

Maintain a stable, safe and well-disciplined childcare environment with set expectations for both youth and staff.
Provide direct supervision of all youth and ensure a child is never left alone.
Prepare lesson plans using approved curriculum and support overall program design.
Communicate with Site Coordinator regarding all successes and challenges, on a continuous basis.

*This is not an exhaustive list of job duties. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned.


18 years of age or older.
High school graduate or equivalent.
6 months experience with behavior management of youth in larger groups.
Current Department of Childcare Licensing approved CPR/First Aid and AED (must include infant/child certification); Food Handlers Permit; Child Abuse Prevention Training (earned within 30 days of employment).
Ability to pass Department of Child Care Licensing fingerprinting and background check within 10 days of employment.
Experience with diverse populations.

Ability to speak another language in addition to English is preferred, but not required. 


50% off Childcare programming

Employee & Employer Retirement Contribution Options
Professional Development Assistance


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

Job Details

Open Date: 07-27-2023
Close Date: 09-01-2023
Pay Rate: $16-$20
Job Status: Part Time
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