Birthday Party Host

June 14, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    June 14, 2024
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Job Description

As a thought-leader and best-in-class provider in education, wellness, youth development, and community-building, The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is one of the oldest and most essential non-profits serving in Atlanta. Today, we’re looking for you to join us as we carry out our mission to positively impact lives and communities across the state. At the Y, we’re an association of like-minded people… (staff, volunteers, and members), on the forefront of a movement to ensure that everyone — especially children — experience an equal opportunity to reach their full potential. In the course of a year, we provide more than 3,000 children, ages 6 weeks through Pre-K with high-quality literacy and STEAM-infused learning; give 58,000 youth and teens access to sports, aquatics, day and resident camps, teen leadership development programs, and employment opportunities; provide over 200,000 members with programs, services, and facilities to enjoy connection and maintain wellness regardless of age; and engage over 25,000 volunteers and donors from across Atlanta to share in the gift of supporting their communities. Nature and Scope: Under the direction of the Membership Director, the Birthday Party Host will provide direct delivery of parties and special events at the Y, lead activities, and ensure the safety of youth and teens. Assists with set-up and clean-up. This position must perform duties in accordance with the policies, goals, mission, values and objectives established by the Metropolitan Atlanta YMCA, Branch Strategic Plan, Safety Protocols Including COVID-19, and Non-Negotiables. Emphasis will be placed on child safety, youth development, and high member engagement. Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age and have experience working with youth in a structured setting. Complete all required trainings prior to start; must obtain CPR certification within the first 30 days of employment. Exemplify YMCA ideals, character values, leadership qualities. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Ability to supervise and interact with children AND adults in a professional and caring way. Strong customer service skills and personal commitment to service and hospitality. Be able to provide sound, caring and positive leadership for children. Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, problem solve, and manage time effectively. Willingness and ability to engage and interact in a positive manner with toddlers and school-aged children as well as effectively communicate with their guardians. Willingness to implement all Association and Branch Safety Protocols, including those related to COVID-19. Willingness to learn and implement specific, branch based activities such as rock climbing, archery, arts and crafts, enrichment, etc. Responsibilities: Take steps to building committed and connected relationships with members, volunteers, and collaborative partners. 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. Set up rooms according to participant needs. Ensure that all materials are cleaned up and stored in appropriate place and that all rooms are clean and ready to be used by the next program. Assures that all non-members complete waiver forms. Assist in annual branch 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. Ensure that toys are cleaned and sanitized daily. Assist in the maintaining of accurate records for child check-in and check-out. Abide by and enforce Metro Atlanta YMCA’s Youth and Teen Safety Guidelines as listed in Metro Atlanta YMCA Employee Handbook. Abide by and enforce Metro Atlanta YMCA’ Safety Protocols, including those related to COVID-19. 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 the membership director immediately. Implement value add membership activities such as parents night out, climbing wall, archery, etc. Maintain any activity based training requirements. ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS: Bending, stooping, standing, sitting, lifting up to thirty pounds, seeing, hearing, keyboard input. Employment and Benefits package for this job posting is offered through the YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc. Employment Requirement: Ability to pass a pre-employment background check including Criminal Record check, Drug Screening and motor vehicle record (MVR) according to company policy. Must be legally eligible to work in the US without current or future sponsorship. This job posting is subject to change at any time. The YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta offers excellent benefits and career opportunities as part of our culture of excellence. The opportunities to serve are vast, and we’re looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY to join us and do their best work. The YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Location: Cecil Pruett Community Center YMCA 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. If you require an accommodation, please click HERE or email us at [email protected]

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