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Family Wellness Child Watch Caregiver

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Family Wellness - Mandan, ND
Part Time
$11.00 - $13.07 Hourly



Jamie McLain, Child Watch Caregiver said, "I love my job because I love working with kids. I also love that I'm able to bring my kids to work with me.  Staying fit is important to me so I enjoy working out at the Y and attending the classes they provide.  I love working with all of my co-workers because they are all positive and uplifting."

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

Child Watch employees may bring up to three of their own children to work with them!

The Family Wellness Child Watch Caregiver provides care for infants to 10 year olds in a drop-in childcare environment. This job is located at Family Wellness at 2700 46th Ave SE in Mandan.

  • Be a role model
  • Assure that children receive safe playtime, snacks, learning activities, diaper changing, and bathroom breaks
  • Use appropriate disciplinary methods
  • Observe children and communicate appropriately with parents
  • Help maintain a clean, safe environment by completing cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Attend and be an active participant at staff meetings

 Variety of Part Time Shifts Available, Up to 29 Hours Per Week:

  • Tuesday, 8:25 am-10:30 am
  • Monday-Thursday, 4:25 pm-7:30 pm
  • Monday-Thursday, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • Saturday, 8:55 am-Noon


We are looking for someone who displays the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Previous experience working in a childcare or children's program preferred. Must have the ability to handle competing demands and effectively communicate and build relationships with parents.

Child Watch is a drop-in childcare program that provides members a safe, fun and supervised place for their children while they utilize the facility.

The Missouri Valley Family YMCA has more than 22,000 members, serving 1 in 5 households in the Bismarck-Mandan community. The Family Wellness location opened in Mandan near Raging Rivers Waterpark in January 2017.

The YMCA is a powerful association of men, women, and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We offer a wide variety of programming and wellness opportunities to individuals and families of all kinds.  

We 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.


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