Pros: being outside most of the time, exerice, and free snacks, not working on weeknds.
Cons: only have a 30 mintunte break out of a full activity day.
A typical work day would be arriving at the y at 9:00 am, then we would do a morning round up outside activities with all of the units. Then In my unit we would have a schedule of fun activities for the day. The day was done at 5 30 pm. I have learned how to be patient and understanding of other children and the different age groups. The children where – more... my responsibility and I too pride in that. The management was good the YMCA is very organized with the schedules and activities. The hardest part of the job was on field trips because the children would be very excited and i would have to keep my eye on them at all times. The most enjoyable part of this job was having a personal relationship with the children, they looked up to me and I treated them like they where my child. – less