Job Code: WE

Before/Afterschool Child Care - Group Leader

Category: Child Care
Location: West Essex YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Keywords: Child Care


The West Essex YMCA seeks energetic and enthusiastic people to join our “Before and After School Program” staff team. This is a great part time opportunity for those who care to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills. All staff will be required to model the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility in their work each day.

Group Leaders provide a high level of supervision for the children in their care, while actively engaging them each day with homework support, sports and games and arts and crafts. The Group Leader works as part of a team to ensure that a safe and caring environment is provided for the children at all times.

The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All mandatory trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.


Complimentary use of YMCA facilities.


  • High School diploma.     
  • Minimum One year of experience working or volunteering with children, preferably in a group environment.
  • Willing to become CPR and First Aid certified (training provided).



  • Before Care: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 9:00am               
  • After Care: Monday – Friday 2:30pm – 6:00pm


Please submit your employment application, resume, and proof of certifications to: Joanne Browne.

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