Youth Enrichment Instructors and Aides- Safe N' Sound YMCA Before & After-School Programs

Company : Name Linked SAFE 'N SOUND
Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
Location : Address
2120 95th Street
Before & After School Programs
Monday through Friday, multiple openings with various shifts available! Apply for more details!

Join our team for the experience of a lifetime!




Over thirty years ago, the YMCA made a firm commitment to supporting the health and wellness of all children in the Naperville and Aurora communities. The programs we design are geared towards engaging kids in fun activities that foster a desire to learn. Since the beginning of YMCA Safe ‘n Sound, our dedicated staff members have focused on encouraging our youth to develop values, skills, and friendships that lead to positive behavior, better health, and educational achievement.


YMCA Safe ‘n Sound is now hiring full-time and part-time positions for the following positions:

  • Youth Enrichment Instructors
  • Youth Enrichment Aides
  • Inclusion Aides

Youth Enrichment Instructors will assist in providing child-centered environments that promote learning, character development, positive & nurturing relationships and healthy living on-site at one of our elementary school locations.  The YEI plays a key role in ensuring that program participants have a safe, supportive, interactive and enriching program experience while ensuring the safety and security of all program participants. Pay range: $15.90-$16.40 per hour


Youth Enrichment Aides will assist in providing child-centered environments that promote learning, character development, positive & nurturing relationships and healthy living on-site at one of our elementary school locations. Pay range: $15.40 per hour


Inclusion Aides will be responsible for supporting and assisting one or more individuals who have a disability and are enrolled in Y programs to promote participation in program activities and independence to the fullest extent possible. You will ensure that individualized needs of participants are met, while serving as professional role model and guide youth through activities that support a positive learning climate and development of life skills and healthy and safe behaviors. Pay range: $15.90-$16.40 per hour


Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees 
  • Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund 
  • Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities
  • Complimentary Family YMCA membership and a 25% employee discount on select programs
  • Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!

Requirements & Preferred Qualifications for this position are:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age and/or 5 years older than the oldest child that participates in the program and meet program requirements for education and/or credentials.
  • H.S. Diploma or GED along with related college coursework and/or equivalent experience in: childcare, education, recreation or related program. Additional educational or experience requirements may be required based on program license requirements.
  • Must have the proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a positive role model for youth and staff demonstrating the values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty.
  • Commitment to and passion for the YMCA of Metro Chicago’s mission is required including a passion for working with diverse youth.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences.

Child Abuse Prevention

Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

  • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
  • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
  • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
  • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

YMCA Vaccine Policy

We are committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs is granted.


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