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Missoula Family YMCA AFTER SCHOOL COUNSELOR II in Missoula, Montana


Missoula, MT (



Job Title:After-School Counselor II

Status: part time

Hours: M-F 2:30-6, earlier on Thursday

Wage: $11.00-12.50/hr dep. on experience

Probation: Subject to a 12 month introductory (probationary) period

UM Students: The Missoula Y is an approved work-study employer for students with work-study aid

Position Summary:The Missoula Family Y is hiring after school counselors! If you are friendly, creative and reliable, and have experience working with childeren this could be a great fit for you. The hours are Monday-Friday, 2:30-6pm, earlier on Thursday, at least three (3) shifts per week. The After School Counselor II is responsible for the well being, health and safety of all program participants under their care, as well as overseeing the smooth operation of daily program activities. This includes leading activities and games, creating a positive culture, conflict resolution and more. After School Counselor II’s must be comfortable working with school age children, other staff and communicating clearly with partipant parents/guardians and supervisors. After School Counselor II’s are viewed as healthy role models at the Y and in the community and should always model the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. After School Counselor II’s must be able to thrive in an environment with the unique challenges of a non-profit, community service organization and have the flexibility to work in a constantly changing environment. Works with general supervision.

The Missoula Y is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive space for all, we value all people for their unique talents, and actively promote practices that support diversity, inclusion, and equity.

BENEFITS: Part time employment benefits at the Y include a free individual membership, discounts for Y programs and classes, and 403(b) savings accounts are available to all staff.



  • Required – High school diploma or equivalent, or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Preferred – Lead Teacher under Montana State Childcare Licensing Standards: Early education, child development or psychology degree OR a degree with at least 12 semester credits in early education, child development, or psychology, or experience working in a licensed childcare facility.


  • Required - Certification in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention Training within 60 days of employment, available at the YMCA

  • Required - Experience with working with children

  • Required – Evidence of current tetanus shot and current MMR

  • Satisfactory Background Check required to be eligible to work with children

  • Prefered- Valid MT driver's license with insurable drivers record – required to drive Y vehicles.