Child Care Job Opportunities

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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Out of School Time Programs Positions - Childcare Jobs

 Career Opportunities

Child Care Job Opportunities

​Activity Center Aide | $15 (formerly $9.50)

  • Assist with the planning and implementation of the daily schedule in programs in order to ensure participants have a quality experience, greet parents and visitors, set up and breakdown tables and equipment, set up games and activities, assist with gathering information and completing reports, assist with handling emergencies as they arise in order to prevent injury/incident, perform other job duties requiring skills, knowledge and physical requirements as demanded by those duties described or less., individual assignments will be determined by the supervisor based on the current workloads and department needs.
  • Minimum Requirements: Some high school or GED. 16 years or older, plus at least 240 hours of related volunteer or work experience in youth-related programs such as babysitting, camps, church groups,  scouting, coaching, etc.; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  

Activity Center Assistant Leader | $17 (formerly $12.80)

  • Assist in the planning, leading and supervision of age-appropriate activities for youth including arts and crafts, games, sports and special events.
  • Minimum Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED, and have at least three months or 400 hours related volunteer or work experience in youth-related programs such as camps, church groups,  scouting, coaching, etc.; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  ​

Activity Center Leader | $18.50 (formerly $14.89)

  • Plan, lead and supervise age-appropriate activities for youth including arts and crafts, games, sports and special events. Supervise part-time staff and volunteers.
  • Minimum Requirements: Applicant must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or GED, and have six months related volunteer or work experience in youth-related programs such as camps, church groups,  scouting, coaching, etc.; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Some programs may require additional education or experience. 



 Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteen Program - Age 14 - 17
​Volunteer with Out-of-School Time Programs! Enrich the lives of children by engaging them through structured and supervised recreational, enrichment, and leisure activities in various elementary school and community recreation centers.

Duties include:
  • Assist staff in working with children in both large and small group environments.
  • Assist with daily programming, planning, and leading of age appropriate activities for children ages 5-12.  Activities could include, but not limited to, both indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, swimming, sports, special events, dance, drama, field trips, and other program areas.
  • Assist with the set up and break down of rooms and activities.
  • Assist with cleaning the program and storage areas, organizing shelves, sweeping, wiping down tables, and sanitizing equipment.
  • Assist with daily safety checks.
  • Assist staff in assigned program areas.
  • Complete weekly/monthly assigned tasks.
Qualifications: 
  • Must have an interest in youth based recreational programs.  
  • Must be comfortable working both outdoors and indoors.
  • Must be comfortable working with large and small group settings alongside the assistance of site staff.​

Apply Today!​​​

Submit the volunteen application along with a model release form and parental consent form​.​
Contact Information

Part-time and Full-time Benefits:
  • Competitive wages
  • Training/Mentoring for career advancement
  • Varied Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union exclusively for City employees and their dependents
  • Deferred Compensation Plans

Additional Full-time Benefits can include:

  • Health
  • Be Well Wellness Program
  • Dental
  • Legal Resources
  • Retirement
  • Insurances 

Apply online at VBgovcareers.com​