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YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina  

Empowerment Child Care Program Attendant - Part Time

Title: Empowerment Child Care Program Attendant
Department: Empowerment Child Care Program
Reports to: Director of Empowerment Child Care Program
Effective Date: February 2017

Position Summary: Empowerment Childcare Program Attendants are responsible for ensuring that children in the care of the Empowerment Center are safe, have sanitary conditions, have activities, interaction with counselors or volunteers, and are provided with food according to guidelines. The Empowerment Childcare Center serves the children of Motherlove participants and Fitness Center members. The position is part time, year round and non-exempt. Weekend work may be required.
Salary- $9.00 per hour.

The YWCA fosters a team environment and seeks employees who are dedicated to promoting our mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Minorities are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish or Russian is desired. Qualified candidates who are fluent in Spanish and English are strongly encouraged to apply and will be incentivized. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Accepting application until February 3rd, 2017.

Application available online at www.ywcaofasheville.org

Applications and resumes should be sent to humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org or to the attention of Mary Beth Herman.


YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina  

CDL Bus Driver: Part-time, non-exempt

Title: Bus Driver
Department: Primary Enrichment
Reports to: Director of Primary Enrichment Program
Effective Date: November 2016
Position Summary: Bus drivers ensure the safe transport of children enrolled in YWCA programs. Drivers take responsibility for bus maintenance. Driving is primarily for the Primary Enrichment (After School) and Summer Camp programs, but drivers may be asked to drive at other times and for other programs. The position is part-time, year round and non-exempt.

The YWCA fosters a team environment and seeks employees who are dedicated to promoting our mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures the safety of children by following all YWCA bus policies as well as state and local safety laws.
Assists and supports counselors and teachers in encouraging safe behavior by children on buses.
Stays up to date on all rules regarding safe conduct for children during transport, including those from the state licensing bureau.
Engages with children appropriately, learning names and modeling professional behavior.
Ensures that buses are clean and doors and windows securely locked at the end of each day.
Continually communicates with the Director of Primary Enrichment Program about the condition of buses or problems with child behavior on buses that can lead to unsafe conditions.
Ensures that buses are always fueled.
Arranges for repairs and regular maintenance with approved mechanics, and assists in transferring buses to repair shops when necessary.
Reports any accident or incident immediately via telephone to the Director of School Age Programs or, if unavailable, to the Director of Programs, Director of Operations or the Executive Director.

Program Administration
Records travel time and distance as directed.
Collects invoices at the time of fueling and at the completion of maintenance on vehicles and conveys them to the Director of Primary Enrichment Program.
Attends all staff meetings as required by the Director.

YWCA Administration:
Provides excellent customer service, ensuring that all members and participants at the YWCA are welcomed, provided with accurate and complete information, and shown respect and appreciation. Willingly and responsibly facilitates solutions to problems presented by staff, members, and participants.
Attends trainings assigned by the YWCA administration.
Assumes other responsibilities appropriate for the position as requested by the YWCA administration.
Will work with a culturally and economically diverse population of YWCA members, participants, and staff members.
Is responsible for knowing all conditions of employment, including the contents of the YWCA staff policy manual.
Maintains confidentiality at all times regarding information about participants and colleagues.

Working Conditions:
Will be in direct contact with school age children and may be exposed to childhood illnesses.
Works with a culturally and economically diverse group of children, parents, and colleagues.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: May occasionally lift and/or move heavy objects or boxes; must be physically able to perform CPR and basic first aid; will enter and exit school buses several times a day; may be asked to drive long distances within the state of North Carolina.

Certifications and skills:
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must have a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement.
Will be trained in CPR and basic first aid.
Must be able to maintain order among large groups of children according to YWCA and state guidelines for handling childhood behaviors.

Accepting application until February 3rd, 2017.

Application available online at www.ywcaofasheville.org

Applications and resumes should be sent to humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org or to the attention of Mary Beth Herman.