YMCA of Greater Des Moines

  • Program Instructor-Tumbling

    Job ID
    2018-2362
    Category
    Teen/Youth Programs
    Type
    Part-Time, Variable Hour
    Branch Name
    Walnut Creek Family YMCA
    Location
    US-IA-Windsor Heights (Walnut Creek Family YMCA)
    Shift
    Varies
    Work Hours
    Thurs evenings, Sat mornings
  • Overview

    At the Y, strengthening community is our cause.  Our staff members are people who drive this cause – it is because of our drive, our passion, our belief in others, and our belief in the strength of our mission that we are able to make a difference – every day. 

     

    As a Program Instructor, you will have the opportunity to provide a positive program participant experience. You will offer a quality program, promote healthy living, and build relationships with the members and families of your Y. EVERY position positively impacts others at the Y - JOIN US, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

     

    To positively impact others, Y Staff Team Members exemplify CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADERSHIP competencies.

     

    Values

    Demonstrates in word and action the Y's CORE VALUES of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and a commitment to the Y's mission, in all matters at all times

     

    Community

    Delivers the benefits of good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence, and a sense of security to all who seek it

     

    Philanthropy

    Tells the Y story to help others understand the impact of the Y; develops relationships with members to support fundraising; supports fundraising efforts

     

    Inclusion

    Values all people for their unique talents and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion and cultural competence

     

    Relationships

    Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y's work

     

    Communication

    Listens for understanding and meaning, seeks to understand the other person's point of view and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience       

     

    Responsibilities

    1.             Demonstrate and teach activities.   

    2.             Conduct program in a fun, positive atmosphere.

    3.             Know emergency procedures and be able to demonstrate them.

    4.             Report specific problems or needs to supervisor or designated staff

                    person.

    5.             Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor or designated staff

                    person.

    6.             Demonstrate and support the objectives of the Association as embodied

                    in the mission statement and values.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    1.             Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical functions

    2.             Online New Employee Orientation (available in the YMCA

                    Training Program)

    3.             Online New Employee Safety Orientation (available in the YMCA Training

                    Program)

    4.             Y Leaders Orientation (available in the YMCA Training Program)

    5.             American Red Cross CPR-PR/AED/First Aid Certifications or equivalent

                    certifications approved by the YMCA (available in the YMCA

                    Training Program)

    6.             American Red Cross Blood Borne Pathogens Training or

                    equivalent training approved by the YMCA (available in the YMCA

                    Training Program)

     

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1.             Visual, auditory, and verbal ability to communicate effectively with

                    people and monitor property and activity

    2.             Ability to perform light to moderate physical activity

    3.             Ability to adapt to variety of working conditions

                   

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    1.             Good communication skills

    2.             Good organizational skills

    3.             Ability to maintain control of area even when distracted by noise or

                    activity

    4.             Ability to teach/train participants.

    5.             Ability to work with diverse groups of people

    6.             Ability to work with minimal supervision

    7.             Attend trainings and/or courses as required by the YMCA

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