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YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne Toddler Assistant Teacher - Whitley Co YMCA in Columbia City, Indiana

Job Summary:

The Armstrong Early Learning Center of Whitley County Family YMCA is a seeking part-time Toddler Assistant Teacher that is enthusiastic, organized, and compassionate with a strong desire to positively impact the lives of toddler children ages 12 months to 20 months old.

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Toddler Assistant Teacher will help plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for an assigned group of toddlers and be responsible for their care.

They will also help develop friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and promote a healthy, emotional, social, intellectual, and physical environment of each child.

Starting pay range: $9.25 to $9.75 depending on experience

Hours Available:

  • Monday through Friday

  • 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


  • Armstrong Early Learning Center of Whitley County Family YMCA, 950 East Van Buren Street, Columbia City, IN 46725

    Personal Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.

  • Reliable transportation to attend work.

  • Promote and incorporate the YMCA core values and mission into all aspects of the job and in the community.

  • Experience working with toddler children.

  • Within one year of hire, have 20 consecutive hours of training; this is an annual requirement.

  • Organized, creative, consistent, compassionate.

  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as a toddler assistant for the Early Learning Center.

  • Promote diversity by including all students - believing diversity is an asset, rather than a burden to be tolerated.

  • Positive, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of students in regard to age, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.

  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the YMCA

    Employee Benefits:

  • Free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity to add additional eligible members for a small cost. Variety of free and discounted programs are also available.

  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account