Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Clearfield YMCA, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Our staff members of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving our region’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

Child Care Director

The Clearfield YMCA is seeking a kid friendly, energetic, positive team leader to strengthen our child care programs.


Clearfield YMCA


21 N 2nd St., Clearfield PA 16830

Job Description

The child care director is responsible for the overall operation of our child care center, and before and after-school programs and summer day camp.  This position develops, organizes and implements high-quality YMCA child care programs. This position is responsible for hiring, supervising and scheduling staff.


Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following: Early Childhood Education (preferred), Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education or the Human Service field with one year of experience with children.

Knowledge of DHS regulations, Keystone Stars required.

Ability to communicate with diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Must have strong leadership skills.

Must have a friendly and positive attitude.

Essential Functions

Lead and manage daily operations of a licensed childcare facility.

Comply with all state and local regulations.

Meets all food program requirements.

Directly responsible for the day to day safety of all children enrolled in the program.

Responsible for annual budget, staff supervision and recruitment, interviewing parents, staff trainings and evaluations, facilitation of in-service trainings.

Ensures staff ratios are met.

Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.


Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Communication & Influence

Developing Self & Others

Engaging Community

Required Certifications

Bachelor’s degree

PA State Police Clearance

CPR/First Aid Certification

PA Child Abuse History

FBI Fingerprint Clearance

Mandated Reporter Training

Pay Rate

$9.50/hour, 30-40 hours/week


How to Apply

Apply by Email


Apply by Mail to:

Donald Herres

Clearfield YMCA

21 N. 2nd Street

Clearfield, PA 16830

Resumes Accepted Until

July 12, 2019