Job: Elementary School Recess Program Staff

Job Title: Elementary School Recess Program Staff

Reports to: Assistant Director – Sports

Status: Part Time (6-10 hours per week)

Hourly rate: $12.00 per hour

Schedule: Flexible: January – June 2022

**Shifts are available Monday-Friday 11:15am-1:15pm**



This position supports the work of the YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Recess Program Staff will attend recess at local elementary schools to interact with the students and engage with them while providing supervision and organized activities.


  • Attend recess programs at local elementary schools to engage and interact with students acting as a role model
  • Provide leadership for students while facilitating organized activities and games during recess
  • Represent the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA in a professional manner promoting the Y’s mission and core values
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • All other duties assigned by your supervisor


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certifications preferred
  • Knowledge/experience with a variety of sports and physical fitness activities preferred
  • Ability and desire to work with school age children
  • Previous experience working with youth and planning activities preferred
  • Exceptional group management, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Flexibility, with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to foresee problems and redirect children before an incident occurs
  • Previous experience with diverse populations and ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds
  • Background check required


Email your resume to Rachael England: or stop by the Membership Desk and fill out an application.


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