YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 23-Jul-2022 to 22-Aug-2022 (CST)
  • Education Operations
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, 11 paid holidays, Ancillary Benefit options, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Long Term Disability (LTD), Pension Plan, 403b,

Why the Y?

Are you driven by the power of purpose? Do you strive to empower women, eliminate racism and promote peace, justice, and dignity for all? If so, YWCA of Metro St. Louis is the place for you!

YWCA of Metro St. Louis provides our employees with opportunities to make a positive impact in the community while gaining the skills and confidence to have a fulfilling and successful career. Our employees are our number one asset; we foster open communication and empower our employees to take advantage of the benefits and growth opportunities offered.

We are committed to creating a safe environment that allows us to do what we do best - serve our clients, children, and families. As a part of this commitment, we require that all new hires are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date.

Our Organization

YWCA is the leading advocate for the safety, security, and stability of women and children. We are ranked among the top 25 largest non-profit organizations in the city by the St. Louis Business Journal and are also one of the largest Early Head Start/Head Start programs in the region.

Our Agency's history dates back 120 years, serving nearly 10,000 women and their families annually, meeting them where they are vulnerable, and placing them on a path to self-sufficiency and prosperity. We provide crisis services for women, so they can safely begin again, early education excellence, so children are kindergarten ready, and economic empowerment services that can change the trajectory of a family's life.

We are innovative problem solvers overcoming today's obstacles and solving the challenges of tomorrow. Every role at YWCA of Metro St. Louis makes a difference in the lives of others!

"Y" Apply?

YWCA of Metro St. Louis offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits, including:

  • Group Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA
  • Company Paid Group Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability.
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 11 Company Paid Holidays
  • 403(B) Retirement Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • Educational Assistance

Job Title:

Assistant Center Manager


To assist with the direction and implementation of the delivery of comprehensive child development family-centered Head Start/Early Head Start services, in accordance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards, Missouri Child Care Licensing Regulations, Missouri Accreditation, and the YWCA Internal Policies and Procedures.

Formal Education/Experience:

  • Four-year college education - Bachelors or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or a degree in a related field plus six college courses in Early Childhood Education.
  • Ability to pass the Serve Safe Food Certification and First Aid/CPR Certification within six months of employment.
  • Experience with low-income and culturally diverse families preferred.
  • Proficient with Office 365 or related software.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Maintain accurate records of staff and children in compliance with requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy of all reports, time records, requisitions, etc.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of center materials and ensure their security.
  • Ensure the center meets its in-kind requirement.
  • Model and encourage a positive understanding of early childhood development and education.
  • Assist in organizing and managing daily center activities in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a professional manner, adhere to the code of conduct and dress code, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Manage multiple simultaneous priorities effectively.
  • Work effectively with people of diverse social, economic, cultural, and educational backgrounds.
  • Supervisory experience in an early childhood program.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

YWCA of Metro St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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