Responsibilities & Requirements:|
Instructs classes in a specialized program area, such as dance, yoga, any of the martial arts, arts and humanities, etc.
Scopes and Responsibilities:
Plans and instructs specialty classes following YMCA standards and guidelines or other Nationally recognized certifications.
Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports equipment problems.
Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required. Maintains current certifications relative to specialty area.
Observes and discusses individual progress with participants. Develops rapport with members and responds to related questions.
Ensures safe and effective classes. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.
Discusses and promotes all YMCA programs. Motivates participants to commit to long-term participation.
Plans and implements a program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA. Coordinates activities which are culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
Any additional duties as assigned.
Must have a high school or equivalent work/education experience; must have 1 year of experience in related specialty; 1+ years experience leading or instructing in specialized area; ability to individually lead a class; ability to motivate and educate members; ability to respond to emergency situations and act accordingly; State approved First Aid and CPR/AED certification; Principles of Health and Fitness and/or other relevant certifications based on specialty; all certifications must be current within 30 days of hire.
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago - 13 months ago
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