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Healthy Kids Programs Before and/or After School Program Assistants at Healthy Kids Programs in Troy, New York

Before and/or After School Program Assistants at Healthy Kids Programs


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Before and/or After School Program Assistants

Troy , New York , United States | School Age Position | Part-time

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WHO WE ARE: Healthy Kids is one of the North East’s largest providers of Early Learning, Before and After School and Summer Camp Programs with over 100 locations. We are reinventing accessible and affordable child care for today’s families and creating opportunities for caregivers to do what they love (and feel valued while they’re doing it). Join our community to provide the quality program children deserve while pursuing your own professional growth and development.

We are currently hiring for Childcare Assistants for our Before and/or After School Program located in Troy, NY.

SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri, 6:45am-9am and/or 2:45-6pm

JOB STATUS: Part Time, Non-Exempt

PAY: $14.20-$14.50/hour


  • Assist with hands-on activities following the Healthy Kids Curriculum which include fitness, STEAM, academic, art and other group activities as well as homework completion.

  • Provide a safe, healthy, and fun environment and act as a positive role model for children in the program.

  • Communicate daily with parents and family members via the Brightwheel App.

  • Observe OCFS guidelines, Healthy Kids Extended Day Program policies and host school policies


  • 18 years or older and a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 1 year experience working with children under 13 preferred but not necessary

  • Must pass a full background check, including fingerprinting, references, SEL & SCR through NYS Office of Children and Family Services.

  • Must be medically fit to perform all job duties, free of communicable disease including TB and provide documentation from a licensed physician within the past year.

  • Warm, friendly, caring, upbeat personality. Exceptional people skills in dealing with young children, parents and staff. Professional, reliable and prompt.

  • Must have the stamina and physical flexibility (walking, sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, pulling, running, reaching, climbing, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.) without assistance to participate in children’s activities.


  • Flexible scheduling

  • 401(k) for eligible employees

  • Sick Time Off

  • Career Development and FREE School Age Child Care Credential through our Apprenticeship Program*

Certain applicants qualify for tuition assistance, get in touch for more details.

In addition, we offer competitive benefits for our full time employees including:

  • Paid Holidays

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • AFLAC Supplemental Plans

    Healthy Kid’s is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

    This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Healthy Kids Programs makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, visit:

    *The Healthy Kids Apprenticeship Program is designed for anyone looking to pursue a career in School Age Childcare and provides a direct path to a Site Director position with on the job training and a scholarship to cover the cost of your School Age Childcare Credential (SACC).