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Evening Child Watch – Federal Work Study

Position Title: Evening Child Watch

Department: Child Watch

Number of Vacancies: 2

Work Location: 

Mahaska County YMCA
414 N 3rd St
Oskaloosa, IA 52577


Purpose of Position: 

  • Monitor children
  • Play games
  • Plan & complete crafts


Description of Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in providing a quality environment in Child Watch, taking into consideration the needs of each child and the goals and objectives of the YMCA.
  • Be responsible for the safety of the children at all times and to carry out emergency procedures when necessary.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service trainings under the direction of the Director.
  • Adheres to and maintains the cleaning schedule.
  • Continually interacts with the children, when in room and parents as they enter and leave the Child Watch area (includes greeting parents immediately upon their arrival)
  • Puts safety first in all activities by using developmentally appropriate activities at all times.
  • Professionally handles any conflict or emergency situations that may arise with members or staff.
  • Provides positive interaction with children, parents and staff using the core values as guidelines.
  • Monitors usage of the sign in/sign out sheets, ensuring all parents are signing in and out properly.
  • Shows flexibility in working where needed as numbers of children fluctuate.
  • Reports all concerns or problems to Supervisor, not other employees.
  • Anything deemed necessary by the Supervisor/Director in regards to the


Required Qualifications: Must pass background check

Work Schedule (Days & Times): 

  • Monday – Thursday | 4pm – 8pm
  • Must stay within allotted hours of work study

Hourly Wage: $10.00

Employment Start Date: 09/01/2022
Employment End Date: 04/28/2023

Application for Employment

Job Supervisor & Contact:

Katy Greene
(641) 673-8411