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Youth Development Center Mandan Afternoon Teaching Assistant

Job Details

Family Wellness - Mandan, ND
Part Time
$12.50 - $14.50 Hourly



Brandy Peterson, YDC Coordinator said, "I love my job! Being with children all day and watching them learn and grow is amazing! Every day a child learns something new and I also learn from them every day. I like that our staff is a family and is always willing to help one another. The Y truly is a great place to work!"

We offer a fun, rewarding work environment and FREE YMCA & Family Wellness Membership for all staff members!

The Afternoon Teaching Assistant provides care for 3-5 year olds in a childcare and preschool center environment. This job is located at the Family Wellness facility at 2700 46th Ave. SE in Mandan.

  • Be a role model
  • Assure that children receive proper feeding, playtime, learning activities, naps, and bathroom breaks
  • Assure child safety by understanding and following safety and security procedures
  • Observe children and communicate appropriately with Teachers and parents
  • Attend and be an active participant at staff meetings

Part Time, Monday-Friday, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm


We are looking for someone who displays the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Previous experience working in an early childhood setting preferred, but not required. Must have the ability to handle competing demands and take direction from the Teacher. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with parents and Teacher regarding the child's activities, behavior, eating, etc. CPR & First Aid Certification and Child Abuse prevention training courses must be completed within 90 days of hire and are provided by the YMCA. This position is open to candidates ages 14 and older.

The YMCA Youth Development Centers offer high-quality, values-oriented, state-licensed childcare programs for children ages newborn to elementary with a safe atmosphere and a caring staff.

The YMCA received the Prairie Business Magazine 50 Best Places to Work award in 2018-2023 as well as the Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network Top 10 Workplace award in 2019 & 2020.

The YDC Mandan location is inside the Family Wellness facility at 2700 46th Ave SE next to Raging Rivers waterpark.


Key Words: childcare, paraprofessional, aide, daycare, provider, caregiver, teacher, nanny, babysitter, early childhood education