Job Code: SNSYD03

ASES Program Leader

Category: Youth Development
Location: Salinas Community YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Rate: $11.00 - $12.00 per hour


The Salinas Community YMCA has an opening for an ASES Program Leader. We are looking for a creative and responsible person to provide leadership to groups of elementary aged children and assist in the overall management and supervision of the afterschool program at an assigned site. This is a seasonal, part-time position.


  • High school diploma or GED or completion of high school equivalency
  • Completed 6-semester units and is currently taking 6 qualifying units or the equivalent quarter units in child development, child and family development, or elementary education at hire. Licensed Sites Only - Recommended additional three-semester units or the equivalent quarter units in administration or staff relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, facilitate and participate in engaging activities with children 5-14 years old
  • One or more years’ experience in related recreation, leisure services or related field with emphasis on programs for youth, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Possesses Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Live Scan Clearance
  • Completed pre-employment health screening and TB test
  • Must pass a criminal background check


  • Provides direct leadership to groups of children at the site, working to provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment for the children and co-workers
  • Delivers the curriculum to the children by providing a positive example to follow as well as specific instructions and feedback
  • Maintains accurate, up to date records on behavioral and health concerns for each child prior to and throughout their participation in the program. Communicates concerns as soon as possible to their supervisor
  • Develops positive relationships with parents of participants through consistent, professional communication.


Benefits include a free individual YMCA membership and 8% employer paid retirement upon eligibility.


Email your resume or completed application to Robin Schnekenburger at You may also drop off an application in person at the Salinas Community YMCA Family Center, 117 Clay Street in Salinas.

We are an equal opportunity employer.