Summer Child Watch Staff - Southwest

Location: Austin, TX

Department: Youth Development

Type: Seasonal

Min. Experience: Student (High School)

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


We act with intentionality to connect people to our cause through our service and engagement principles. Every day we:

  • Welcome – Smile greet members by name, introduce yourself.
  • Connect – Ask questions, share a story, introduce them to other staff and members.
  • Support – Affirm and encourage them, wish them well.
  • Invite – Share opportunities to get involved and give back to the community.

Join us and help transform lives.

The Southwest Family Branch in Austin, Texas, is seeking Summer Child Watch Staff to join our team. We are looking for applicants that are available to work the following shifts:

  • Monday through Friday 8:00am – 2:00pm
  • Monday through Friday 2:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm

PAY RATE: $8.50 - $9.50 per hour, depending on experience.


The Child Watch Staff Attendant is responsible to provide consistent, quality care and good service every time to the member’s children. Staff will be responsible for caring for children between ages 6 weeks old to 11 years old. Staff will also be responsible for light cleaning of the Child Watch space. Staff must be able to provide a comfortable, safe and non-threatening environment for children to grow in. Staff must help create a positive experience for these children. Staff will be promoting the YMCA character values, mission, wellness philosophy and our role in the community.


  • At least 1 year experience working with babies and children
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications
  • Bilingual preferred, but not required
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA


Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);

Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

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