Childcare Coordinator - School Age & Day Camp 
Fairborn, OH
Position Summary: 
Responsible for the planning, development and monitoring of all activities in school age and day camp programs.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and possess high school diploma or GED.  Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited college or university required. 
  • Must be able to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or equivalent as determined by the YMCA Childcare Branch.
  • CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen required within first 60 days of employment and kept current.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children demonstrating the ability to motivate and supervise staff. Planning and program development skills are helpful. 
  • Must have supervision experience.
  • Must have previous license childcare experience. 
  • 1 year minimum of office administration and customer service required.
  • 1 year minimum of supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, insurable driver’s record according to the YMCA’s insurance carriers, and have reliable transportation to travel for business meetings, training events, YMCA site visits, vendors and suppliers, etc.
  • Computer skills needed, particularly with Microsoft Office and email applications.
  • Notifies supervisor and reports suspicions of abuse or neglect to appropriate local public service agencies.
At the YMCA, 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. 
Essential Functions: 
  • Spends time on ratio as a teacher/sr activity leader. 
  • Assists in the planning, designing, evaluation and implementation of all aspects of the child care programs in accordance with YMCA of the USA and YMCA of Greater Dayton guidelines.
  • Operates program within budget guidelines.
  • Responsible for all aspects of program development, quality and safety.
  • Maintains required enrollment numbers.
  • Administers the program in accordance with Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) guidelines.
  • Cooperates with ODJFS staff for required reports and inspections; responds to inspection requests within required timeframes.
  • Completes annual inspections within required timeframe with fire department, Department of Health, etc. as required.
  • Remains familiar with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation requirements and develops an ongoing plan and time frame for acquisition and maintenance of NAEYC accreditation.
  • Remains familiar with National After School Association (NAA) accreditation requirements and develops an ongoing plan and time frame for acquisition and maintenance of NAA accreditation.
  • Maintains appropriate records for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) program.
  • Supervises staff to ensure proper completion of CACFP paperwork.
  • Maintains records and reports for all grant programs
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary environment and meets all state and local licensing requirements.
  • Ensures staff members maintain required trainings.
  • Maintains accurate records for child care programs, facility, and staff.
  • Establishes procedures for scheduling and finding substitutes.
  • Communicates to Child Care/Program Director any concerns or incidents that may need follow-up.
  • Builds relationships with members, program participants and community partners.
  • Remains visible to participants when on duty.
  • Actively recruits, trains, and engages groups of volunteers.
  • Participates on program task teams and child care committees of the Association.
  • Attends parent events/family programs.
  • Promotes programs by development and distribution of marketing materials in compliance with Association standards.
  • Possesses the ability and appropriate safe driving record to drive a vehicle, safely transporting up to 14 children.
  • Protects confidential information regarding program participants, families and staff members.