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Assistant Child Care Director

YMCA of Orange County Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Expired: 19 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We’re looking for the BEST!

YMCA of Orange County is hiring for our Laguna Niguel Childcare Leadership team!

If you are a dedicated teacher who has a passion for children, education and helping families grow to be their best than we want you!

The YMCA of Orange County has an immediate need for an Assistant Childcare Director. The Assistant Director reports to the Childcare Director and provides leadership and supervision of a childcare program for school-age children 5-12 years old.

Assumes full leadership of childcare program in Childcare Director’s absence.

Ensures implementation of YMCA curriculum while providing care, guidance and developmental experiences in accordance with YMCA guidelines and state licensing requirements.

Supervises children, and may supervise staff, in a safe environment as required by the Childcare Director and center needs.

Hiring Criteria:
The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Education & Certifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. 12 college units with 6 units in Child Development, Education or related field & 6 units in Psychology, Sociology, Recreation, Physical Education, Art, Music, or related field. 3 units or 60 training hours in Administration required or must be enrolled in Administration class within 6 months of hire.

Associates Degree in Child Development, Education, Recreation, Physical Education, or related field accepted by Licensing and completion of the Administration Class preferred.

Experience & Background: Must be 18 years of age with one year of experience working with children in a group environment required.


The YMCA of Orange County offers excellent benefits as part of our compensation package. Programs such as medical and dental insurance options are available for full-time staff. Program discounts, retirement, and complimentary use of YMCA facilities are offered to all employees.

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YMCA of Orange County

At the YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y serves Orange and Riverside County and San Gabriel Valley through seven (8) Health & Wellness centers (Laguna Niguel, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, Murrieta and Santa Ana) and over 60 Afterschool Program centers. YMCA programs celebrate and honor common values of respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring by infusing character development into the foundation and practice of all our programs; from youth sports and group exercise classes to parent/child programs and community services. Y programs build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA of Orange County is a nonprofit, charitable organization that serves the entire community. Donations support our scholarship program and our commitment to strive to keep programs open for all. Whether you are looking to get fit, give back, or meet new friends, the Y has something for you! Learn more about opportunities at the Y Equal Opportunity Employer *Eligibility requirements, employee handbook and job description to be provided at hire. All candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Once a conditional offer is made, candidates will be subject to criminal background check, drug screen, and will be asked to provide criminal history. Criminal history will be analyzed on a case by case basis as it related to the position. YMCA of Orange County participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.


Laguna Niguel, CA