Kid Zone Care Attendant-Chapel Hill Carrboro YMCA


Under the leadership of the program supervisor, coordinator and/or director, the Kid Zone Care Attendant provides direct supervision to a group of children in a childcare setting. They will help to provide a quality experience to children and parents through our YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

The Kid Zone Care Attendant is responsible for managing those functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

Job Schedule: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4:45pm - 8:00pm. Saturday 8:45am - 12pm.

  • Supervises a group of children while leading and participating in program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Maintains group control at all times and handles all situations sensitively and with a positive attitude.
  • Ensures the safety and cleanliness of program environment.
  • Serves as a positive role model and maintains positive relationships with parents, children, and staff.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to dress code, medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor.

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Previous child care experience preferred.
  • Must be professional, courteous and friendly.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Ability to clock in and out for shifts in a timely fashion using an online format.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, or special accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through speech.
  • Ability to walk, run, stand, kneel, stoop, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Compliance with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.