YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 08-Apr-2023 to 08-Jun-2023 (PST)
  • Child Care
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 16.04-16.79 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time (< 30 hours)

Free facility access to our 26 greater LA branches, free before and after school child care at participating locations for your children, free sports and youth classes for your children, paid annual Wellbeing Day, 20% off of LA Y programs, 10% Y Retirement Fund contribution (upon eligibility) plus access to a Y Retirement 403(b) Smart Account, 25% off day camp for your child, paid training and leadership development, tuition assistance, access to SoCal Credit Union, paid sick leave, and much more!

Position Description: If you love working with elementary school age children, the YMCA may have the perfect opportunity for you! Throughout the community, the YMCA operates before and after school programs for kids on several public school campuses. We are looking for individuals who relate well to children and who can make a real impact in their lives. Each day, our child care team members assist children with homework, lead children in sports and recreational activities, engage children in enrichment and STEAM projects and help children thrive. At the Y, we provide a safe and quality after school program experience for all youth, that focuses on building achievement, belonging and strong relationships in youth.


  • Free facility access to our 26 greater Los Angeles branches for you, your spouse or domestic partner and for your minor children (this includes FREE access to our fitness center, gym, weight room, indoor/outdoor pools, group exercise classes, on-site child care, etc.)
  • Free before and after school child care for your age-eligible children in grades TK-5th (some sites accept up to 6th grade), at one of our before and after school sites. Restrictions apply. Not all before and after school sites are within close proximity to a YMCA branch. Inquire for details.
  • Free youth sports league and youth classes enrollment for your age-eligible minor children.
  • Paid annual Well-Being Day
  • 25% employee discount on all YMCA day camp programs for your age-eligible minor children.
  • 20% employee discount on all YMCA programs for you, your spouse or domestic partner and for your minor children.
  • 10% YMCA Retirement fund contribution (upon eligibility), plus access to a Y Retirement 403(b) Smart Account (tax-deferred savings plan).
  • Part-Time positions (about 18-25 hours, per week) with hours after school (typically between 1:00pm-6:30pm); flexible schedules. Full-time hours available during the school breaks (such as summer day camp); sick pay accrual. We also offer before school programs, available for staff who wish to take on extra hours or just work before school.
  • Upon hire, access to free CPR, First Aid and Health certification courses.
  • Upon hire, access to paid professional development and staff training throughout the year.
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Access to SoCal Credit Union
  • Paid sick leave
  • And, so much more!


  • Must be 18 years-old or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proof of vaccination or immunization to pertussis/whooping cough and measles (TDAP), or willing to complete within 7 days of hire.
  • Current TB Test and Health Screening (upon hire, all new employees have access to complete a free TB test and health screening through our medical partners, Concentra).
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as required by local school districts.

Hourly Salary

  • $16.79/Hour, for hired candidates with at least 12 qualifying units* and 6 months of experience
  • $16.04/Hour, for hired candidates with no qualifying units and with no experience.

Upon hire, the YMCA provides all youth development staff with paid trainings throughout the year in the following areas: child abuse prevention, mandated reporting, positive discipline and child guidance, supervision and safety, risk management, programming, active shooter, diversity & inclusion, anti-bullying, communication and child development. Join the Y and grow your career with us or, take these valuable skills to your next job.

*12 qualifying units may include any combination of the following coursework: early childhood education, child development, child & adolescent development, psychology, sociology, art, theater, education, recreation, humanities, physical education, kinesiology, human services, nursing, counseling, etc.

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