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Youth Sports Instructor

Last Updated: 09/02/2020

Location:

YMCA of Selma-Dallas County

1 YMCA Dr. Selma, AL. 36701

Category:

Sports & Recreation

 

Employment Status:

Part-time

Description:

Under the direction of the CEO, the Youth Sports Instructor will teach all levels of sports and character development in a positive atmosphere that will allow the participants to learn and grow.

Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times.  The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Teach sports skills to kids from beginners to advanced

  2. Attend all staff meetings and training sessions

  3. Teach participants about healthy lifestyles and nutrition

  4. Act as a role model for YMCA Core Values

  5. Help create a climate that fosters YMCA goals and a fun, engaging atmosphere for all participants

  6. Proper care and storage of sports equipment

  7. Supervision of participants at all points of the day

  8. Generate new ideas to implement into the schedule

  9. Supervise and help train volunteers

 

YMCA Competencies:

  • Provides a quality experience for everyone, including but not limited to Health Seekers, Members, Participants, Internal Customers, Fellow Staff Members, Vendors, and others.

  • Treats everyone with courtesy, respect and consideration; displays integrity; listens actively and genuinely; communicates in a clear and pleasant manner; embraces differences among people; demonstrates an active willingness to learn and grow; accepts constructive criticism; works cooperatively as a team member.

 

Principle Activities:

The member relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be the number one priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of health seekers, members, and all people within the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner.

Minimum Requirements

  1. This position requires practical and technical knowledge of all levels of sports.

  2. This person must be motivated, energetic and able to communicate with participants and parents.

  3. CPR and First Aid certification is also required within 60 days of Hire.

 

TO APPLY:

Submit resume to Glenn Haley glenn@ymcaofselma.org 

Or fill out an application at the Welcome Center of the YMCA.

Youth Sports Instructor 

Last Updated: 09/02/2020

Swim Lesson Instructor 

Last Updated: 09/02/2020

Swim Lesson Instructor

Last Updated: 09/02/2020

Location:

YMCA of Selma-Dallas County

1 YMCA Dr. Selma, AL. 36701

Category:

Aquatics

 

Employment Status:

Part-time

Description:

General Function: Ensure that all programs are started and finished as scheduled. Performs program to best of ability to achieve obtainable goals set by the Selma-Dallas County YMCA. Provides a sense of control during scheduled programs.  This will increase the safety of the pool for all participants, members, and their guests.  The Swim Instructor will assist during emergency care in the event of an accident. Time will be spent preparing and organizing scheduled programs.  Time will be spent doing routine maintenance duties as assigned by the management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Membership service is everyone’s job! It is an attitude not a department.

  • Arrive 15 min. early to prepare for class and be available to parents.

  • Ensure that all programs are started and finished as scheduled.

  • Teach all programs by the YMCA of the USA guidelines.

  • Prevention of accidents both in the water and on the deck.

  • Provide rescue and emergency assistance in the event of an accident.

  • Maintain a sense of control and safety during scheduled programs.

  • Secure and maintain all equipment in good operating order including getting it out and storing it away properly.

  • Make sure that pool area being used for lessons is securely roped off to ensure safety and order of participants and members.

  • Take daily attendance and provide feedback to all participants and parents.

  • Fill out appropriate paperwork and make sure progress reports are complete by the 6thclass.

  • Promote continuing progression within the YMCA swim lesson program.

  • Enforce pool rules and justly establish disciplinary actions.

  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training as set up by the aquatic director.

  • Provide maintenance duties when needed.  These duties include picking up litter on the deck, washing the pool deck nightly, surface skimming when needed, keeping the deck clear of all obstructions.

  • Wear all employee uniform requirements when on duty. 

  • Customer service.  Be friendly and able to answer general YMCA questions.

  • Work your scheduled times or find your own qualified substitute approved by supervisor.

  • Fill out accident reports for any accident no matter how minor.

  • Keep all appropriate certifications up to date and on file with the aquatics director.

  • Promote an environment that supports the YMCA’s mission and our four-core values- caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility

 

End Results:

  • Members, guest, and program participants receive a beneficial quality program experience.

  • Maintains high standards for scheduled program and ensures success.

  • The Swim Instructor is part of a staff team that ensures the success of the operation.

  • Members will be safe and enjoy their YMCA aquatic experience.

  • A well-served community that understands and values the mission and purpose of the YMCA.

  • Maintenance of facilities that promotes safe participation and a wholesome environment.

  • Competence and good judgment is demonstrated in all matters within the scope of the responsibilities assigned.

 

BENEFITS
FREE - YMCA membership
Training Opportunities

JOB REQUIREMENTS
 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Know How: Must be 16 years of age or older; Current and valid, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer and a YMCA Lifeguard Certification recommended. Certification of YMCA Swim Lesson Certification or a W. S. I. is preferred. Position also requires excellent swimming skills plus a varied aquatic background. Ability to provide good public relations with children and adults.

TO APPLY:

Submit resume to Glenn Haley glenn@ymcaofselma.org 

Or fill out an application at the Welcome Center of the YMCA.

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