Site Assistant Job Description

Ukatsu has high expectations for its staff and their conduct.  We strive to provide excellent programming for the children and families we serve and our Site Assistants are key to our success. Your attitude, performance, and initiative are direct reflections of your credibility and quality of the Ukatsu program.

Site Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of the children at all times while maintaining a fun and engaging atmosphere

  • Communicate with parents

  • Interact and develop positive relationships with all children and parents

  • Follow the program activities and be consistent in all interactions with the children

  • Lead and participate in small and large group activities, including games, self development activities, and physical exercise

  • Take initiative during activities and when handling behavioral issues

  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of program materials  

  • Enforce safety rules and assist the children in problem‐solving issues

  • Intervene when children are likely to injure themselves or others

  • Work together as a team with Site Facilitator and co‐workers to ensure consistent and quality programming

  • Document and discuss individual child behavior and/or injuries

  • Know and follow all Ukatsu policies and procedures

Ukatsu Expectations

  • Work time will vary based on season and event schedule

  • Can work at least 20 hours a week

  • Will obtain Mandatory Reporter certification

  • Obtain adult and child CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hiring date

  • New Site Assistants must obtain a current TB assessment form with your physical exam within 2 weeks of employment.  You can complete the TB Assessment form and take it in to your physical exam for a health professional to sign. This document must be signed by a health physician or it will not be valid. You need only do this once.  The state no longer requires TB tests to be administered each year, unless you have traveled to a country where the TB virus is active and/or you know that you have come into contact with someone with the disease.   

  • New Site Assistants must obtain a current physical examination within 2 weeks of employment. This can be done at your doctor’s office or at the Student Health Center.  You must use the state form provided.  Other forms will not be accepted as your physical exam documentation.  

  • Complete a DHSS background check and, if required, a FBI fingerprint check. No one may be employed if any felony, drug related felony, or misdemeanor is found during the criminal background check or during employment.

  • Additional duties as needed


Qualifications: Assistants must be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate. Child related experience preferred.