Marketing Director

SALARY: $35,000 – $45,000

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Under the direction of the CEO, the Marketing Director works across the Association and its various communications platforms to ensure that the Summerville Family YMCA’s communication and marketing needs are met in a strategically coordinated, prioritized, brand-consistent fashion. Through collaborative efforts, the Marketing and Communications Director will ensure all audiences hear and see the Summerville Family YMCA in a clear, compelling and cohesive single voice that is tied to the organization’s strategic plan and the national brand platform.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • 5 or more years of professional experience in communications, marketing, public relations or other related-field in the YMCA or another non-profit organization preferred
  • Proven project management skills for special event planning
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills, with demonstrated ability in executive communications for internal and external audiences
  • Advanced skill level with software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress etc.) and the ability to learn new software and online content management skills.

Essential Functions

  • Develop, implement, and lead strategic communication/marketing plans, consistent with the Y’s brand and voice, to build retention and inform target audiences, as well as promote local and national programs, campaigns, and events.
  • Collaborate with staff, volunteers, and partners, to develop collateral content to ensure consistency with brand messaging and look to influence both broad audiences and key stakeholders.
  • Develops and/or oversees the development of all YMCA marketing/communications materials including brochures, program guides, direct mail, advertising, press releases, campaign literature and support material, annual reports, videos, website copy, photo stock, digital marketing collateral, etc. Works with the association management staff, branch management staff, and outside resources to produce high quality and cost-efficient communications
  • Supports a team approach to coordinated, creative and strategic communications that advance organizational objectives that ultimately expand the Y’s visibility and mission to the community
  • Build a culture of storytelling among employees and volunteers that effectively supports and communicates the Y’s impact in our community.

ABILITY TO

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Represent the YMCA in a mature and professional manner.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and volunteers, and community members
  • Attend events outside a traditional Monday through Friday workweek and outside normal business hours
  • Travel for YMCA business and/or training when necessary

Physical Demands

Carrying _X_                 Kneeling_X_                 Pushing_X_                   Sitting_X_

Climbing_X_                 Lifting_X_                     Running_X_                  Stooping_X_

Crouching_X_               Pulling_X_                     Standing_X_                 Walking_X_

YMCA Competency Model: Team Leader

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values.  Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives.  Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition.  Cultivate relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives.  Builds relationships to create small communities.  Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict.  Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience.  Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions, Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities.  Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team.  Effectively creates and manages budgets.  Holds staff accountable for high quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights.  Facilities change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change.  Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues ad inappropriate behavior or performances.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Childwatch Attendant

Job Title:        Child Watch Attendant                     

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt (Hourly) Part-Time

Reports To:    Child Watch Supervisor                         Job:     Grade  Min       Mid       Max       Revision Date: 1-31-2018                                                           I       $7.25   $9.06   $10.88

 

General Statement of Duties
The position of Child Watch Attendant is a part-time position located at our Downton & Ponds Branch. Primary duties are, but not limited to, providing a safe and fun environment for children while their parent(s) are exercising at the Wellness Center.

Minimum Requirements
The employee is required to take the required 2 YMCA training courses online within the first 14 days of employment. CPR certification within 3 months of hire.

Principle Activities

  • Sign-in/out children.
  • Placing nametag on child and all items brought in by child, i.e. diaper bags, backpacks.
  • Issuing pagers to parent(s) of child(ren) with allergies or other medical concerns.
  • Patrolling indoor and outdoor play areas for trash or hazardous materials.
  • Scanning equipment to ensure in safe and working condition.
  • Ensure children are being played with and entertained.
  • Ensure diapers and clothing are being changed when necessary.
  • Ensure that children are being supervised and cared for correctly.
  • Thorough knowledge of Risk Management policies.
  • Thorough knowledge of Emergency Procedures, i.e. fire or inclement weather.
  • Administer discipline in a fair manner. ONLY acceptable form of discipline is TIME OUT!!  Parents are notified when discipline was necessary.
  • Ensure parents are being kept informed of children’s behavior.


Ability to

  • Set an example for the members by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

 

 

Special Requirements
CPR/AED Certified (child and adult)

Education
High School diploma or currently enrolled.

Physical Demands

Carrying _X_                Kneeling_X_                 Pushing_X_                  Sitting_X_

Climbing_X_                 Lifting_X (min 25 lbs)_ Running_X_                 Stooping_X_

Crouching_X_              Pulling_X_                    Standing_X_                Walking_X_

 

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fundraising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

 

The above job description offers a synopsis of the Summerville Family YMCA’s Child Watch Attendant position.  Various alternate jobs and duties may be assigned on a case by case basis. Any and all of this job description may be reviewed and altered by the Summerville Family YMCA and the HR Director.

Lifestyle Coach

JOB TITLE:           Lifestyle Coach                                                                                Branch: ALL

FLSA STATUS:    Non-exempt (hourly), part-time

REPORTS TO:     Director of Community Health                                 


                                                                                                                                                Job:       Grade    Min       Mid        Max                                                                                                                                                                           4        $9.78    $12.22  $14.66

 

General Function

Provide support and guidance to participants in the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program and implement standard ciricculum designed for the program.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deliver curriculum to program participants in effective, meaningful, and compelling ways
  • Encourage group participation and interaction through the use of open-ended questions and other facilitation skills
  • Create a safe, judgment free, and encouraging environment that is friendly and non-competitive for participants
  • Cultivate participant commitment and support to drive retention
  • Foster relationships between participants and make learning a shared responsibility of the group
  • Capture and record weekly data for each participant (attendance, weight, physical activity minutes, food tracker completion) in electronic database according to data entry timing requirements
  • Be accessible to participants before and after sessions, and outside of class as needed, to answer questions and provide follow up; schedule make-up sessions upon request
  • Participate in all required Lifestyle Coach team discussions (meetings, emails, or conference calls) and professional development opportunities, offering ideas and tools for facilitation to other team members and remaining engaged at all times.
  • Connect with Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator on a regular basis to update on program status and progress and attend any relevant trainings
  • Perform all other functions relating to the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, as needed

 

Qualifications

  • Commitment to and support of the YMCA’s Mission and more specifically, the vision and goals of the Y’s focus on health seekers
  • 1 year experience facilitating training to adult learners
  • Knowledge of basic health, nutrition, and fitness required
  • Must have strong communication and relationship building skills, the ability build community within a group, and have empathy for health seekers.
  • Experience coaching one-on-one and in group settings and understanding components of behavioral changes
  • Experience and proficiency with Listen First of motivational interviewing, required
  • Ability to provide a quality experience for Members, Participants, Internal Customers and others by building strong relationships, inspiring confidence, influencing, communicating effectively, engaging with staff and community, and generating quality results
  • Comfortable with data, possess strong computer skills, and attentive to detail
  • Certification of CPR, AED, First Aid within 60 days of hire; Child Abuse Prevention, and Bloodborne Pathogens Certification within 30 days of hire
  • Upon hire, completion of required Diabetes Prevention Program trainings including Orientation to Healthy Living at the Y, HIPAA training, Prerequisite to Lifestyle Coach training, Understanding Diabetes, Foundations of Listen First, and the Diabetes Prevention Program Cirriculum training
  • Must be able to travel locally to class locations

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:        

Carrying

X

 

Kneeling

X

 

Pushing

X

 

Sitting

X

Climbing

X

 

Lifting

X

 

Running

X

 

Stooping

X

Crouching

X

 

Pulling

X

 

Standing

X

 

Walking

X

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.

Aquatics Assistant Director

Job Title:                             Aquatics Assistant Director                                                         Branch:  Oakbrook

FLSA Status:                       Non-Exempt (Hourly), Part-Time

Reports to:                         Aquatics Director

Revision Date:                 6/17/2019

Job:                                        Grade                   Min                        Mid                        Max

                                            4                             $9.78              $12.22            $14.66


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Under the general direction of the Aquatics Director and consistent with the Christian mission and the policies and procedures set forth by the Summerville Family YMCA, the Aquatics Assistant is responsible for assisting in directing, implementing, and leading all aquatic activities. As a member of the professional staff, the Aquatics Assistant is a constructive member of the YMCA whose major priority is to serve the members and prospective members of the YMCA by exemplifying and upholding the highest standards set by the YMCA.

Essential Functions

  • Assist on supervising aquatics staff members.
  • Assist on interviewing and hiring aquatics staff.
  • Communicates information and program details effectively through email and telephone 
  • Processing payroll.
  • Ordering supplies.
  • Assist on scheduling program registrations.
  • Assist on monitoring program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Assign cleaning duties to staff as warranted.
  • Assist planning and conducting departmental meetings.
  • Enforce management policies.
  • Conduct lifeguard drills.
  • Lifeguard, instruct swimming lessons, and teach other courses as required.
  • Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
  • Thorough knowledge of Risk Management policies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Aquatics Coordinator.
  • Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.
  • Inventories, plans, and prepares supplies and equipment for classes, programs and special events
  • Creating and Managing lifeguard schedule with assistance from Aquatics Director.
  • Management and staffing of the Y swim lesson program to include: “hands-on” teaching, planning and scheduling, marketing plans, registration procedures, parent handouts, program evaluations, and other related paperwork (80% – 20%). This includes time spent on deck with parents and swim instructors and/or lifeguards.
  • Supervise Swim Team Coaches to ensure program quality.
  • Provide coverage for shift changes and absentee staff.
  • Planning and scheduling of private swim lessons.
  • Participate in helping with aquatic special events as needed.

ABILITY TO

  • Organize, direct, and supervise a variety of aquatic programs in the absence of the Aquatics Director.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Travel for YMCA business and/or training when necessary.

Introductory Period:

A 30-day review will be conducted after the employee start date. The purpose of such an initial introductory period is to provide an opportunity for both the Summerville Family YMCA and the new employee to assess their respective satisfaction and suitability to the job.

Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  • Previous experience in aquatics preferred
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Current certification in CPR, First Aid, Lifeguarding, LGI and WSI

Physical Demands

Carrying _X_                      Kneeling_X_                      Pushing_X_                        Sitting_X_

Climbing_X_                       Lifting_X_(min 25 lbs)     Running_X_                       Stooping_X_

Crouching_X_                    Pulling_X_                           Standing_X_                      Walking_X_

 

YMCA Competency Model: Team Leader

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values.  Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives.  Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition.  Cultivate relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives.  Builds relationships to create small communities.  Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict.  Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience.  Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions, Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities.  Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team.  Effectively creates and manages budgets.  Holds staff accountable for high quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights.  Facilities change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change.  Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues ad inappropriate behavior or performances.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

 

The above job description offers a synopsis of the Summerville Family YMCA’s Aquatics Assistant position.  Various alternate jobs and duties may be assigned on a case by case basis. Any and all of this job description may be reviewed and altered by the Summerville Family YMCA and the Branch Director.

Director of Healthcare Engagement

SUMMERVILLE FAMILY YMCA

Job Title: Director of Healthcare Engagement

Branch: All                                                                                    

FLSA Status: FT, Exempt                                     

Reports to:   VP of Community Health   

Job:     Grade      Min                  Mid              Max______

              PL1       $28,830.16    $36,037.70  $43,245.24

Revision Date: 5/13/19

 

General Requirements: The Director of Healthcare Engagement is responsible for coordination of referral systems, physician engagement, and participant recruitment for the YMCA’s Community Health programs. Primary duties are, but not limited to, managing interest lists, generating referral systems, establishing physician feedback loops, qualifying participants, and managing data for YMCA Community Health including, but not limited to, the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, Moving for Better Balance, Enhance Fitness, Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program, Healthy Weight and Your Child, and the YMCA’s Weight Loss Program.

Qualifications: The position requires a clear understanding and empathy for the health challenges faced by the community; a commitment to equity as well as the well-being of children and families; a firm grasp of community capacity building; and knowledge/understanding of determinants of health. To perform satisfactorily the staff person should bring the following skills and/or experience to this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, Public Health degree preferred
  • A strong knowledge of YMCA management policy and procedures
  • Superior public relation skills including both verbal and written communications
  • Experience and proficiency with Listen First or motivational interviewing, required
  • A strong experience in fiscal budgeting, management, and control
  • The ability to represent the YMCA in a mature and professional manner
  • A commitment to YMCA values, philosophies, and ideals
  • Demonstrated relationship building with strengths in community outreach and physician engagement
  • Properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies of YMCA management policy and procedures
  • The ability to develop quality relationships and coordinate with staff and volunteers
  • Flexibility to work events during day, night, and weekend hours
  • A commitment to YMCA fundraising

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Carrying   _ X_                   Kneeling _X_                         Pushing     X_                       Sitting        X
Climbing   _X_                    Lifting     _X (min 25 lbs)        Running    X_                       Stooping   _X_ Crouching _X_                        Pulling     _X_                        Standing   X_                       Walking     _X_           

Principal Activities

  • Coordinate and oversee current community health and wellness events including, but not limited to, Healthy Seniors Day; Healthy Men’s Day, and Healthy Women’s Day, and other screening/awareness events
  • Manage interest lists for YMCA Community Health programs
  • Create and manage referral networks including, but not limited to, hospitals, primary care offices, physical therapists, and other community-based organizations
  • Generate progress reports for program participants and referring entities
  • Qualify participants into Community Health programs through intake, medical clearance, and enrollment procedures
  • Ensure data entry is completed within 24 hours of each class session
  • Organize and interpret data from YMCA Community Health programs and submit reports to SC Alliance of YMCAs and YMCA of the USA, as requested
  • Support quality relationships with key community leaders and businesses
  • Interpret and communicate the YMCA mission, values, and ideals
  • Maintain fiscal goals and objectives of the association
  • Support YMCA policies and procedures
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises assigned staff and volunteers

Volume of activities:

  • Meetings as scheduled with Community Health Director and VP of Community Impact
  • Health Fairs, as scheduled
  • Annual Campaign 
  • YMCA events, including Flowertown Festival

CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER (AFTERNOON, EVENINGS & WEEKENDS)

Position Information

Job Title:
Certified Personal Trainer (Afternoon, Evenings & Weekends)
Location:
Downtown YMCA, The Ponds YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $8.36
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

The position of Personal Trainer is a part-time position with responsibilities at the Wellness Center facility. Primary duties include, but are not limited to New Member Intakes, shift duties, and ensuring a clean and safe workout environment.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
• Perform intakes, which include member Consent form, Health History Questionnaire and obtain physician clearance if necessary.
• Take blood pressure and resting heart rate of new members.
• Discuss available training programs.
• Schedule training appointment(s).
• Train members in appropriate use of machines and weights.
• Communicate effectively between members and Fitness Supervisor.
• Enforce management policies. I.e. cell phones, clothing, etc. 
• Ensure the members are in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments. 
• Risk Management trained.
• Proper cleaning of equipment.
• Perform shift duties, such as: vacuuming and cleaning bottles and equipment.
• Collection of used linens, launder and take to appropriate areas.
• Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
• Must work a minimum of 2 shifts per week in order to have personal training clients.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by Fitness Supervisor, Wellness Center Director, COO, or CEO.

ABILITY TO:
• Set an example for the participants by displaying YMCA Core Values: For Youth Development, Healthy Living, and for Social Responsibility.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
• Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.


Required Qualifications:

• Nationally accredited training certification, such as: ACE and/or AFAA, IFTA & NETA
• CPR/AED Certified (adult and child)
• On-line HIPAA training
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Bachelor of Science in a physical education field (in lieu of training certification). 



Physical Demands

Carrying _X_ Kneeling_X_ Pushing_X_ Sitting_X_
Climbing_X_ Lifting_X_ Running_X_ Stooping_X_
Crouching_X_ Pulling_X_ Standing_X_ Walking_X_

TEAM GYMNASTICS COACH

Position Information

Job Title:
Team Gymnastics Coach
Location:
Downtown YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
starting at 8.36
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

The position of Gymnastics Coach is a part-time position with responsibilities at the John Tupper Gymnastics Facility. Primary duty is, but not limited to, coaching competitive team to prepare gymnasts for competitions and to further their gymnastics career.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
• Coach competitive practices.
• Attend special trainings when necessary.
• Assist with special events. I.e. performances and home meets.
• Ensure proper techniques during stretches.
• Knowledgeable about competitive skills and progressions.
• Knowledge of compulsory routines.
• Monitor gymnasts’ activities by walking the floor.
• Instruct your groups in a creative manner by ensuring skill progressions are met.
• Ensure that gymnasts’ are performing in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments. I.e. moving mats and adjusting equipment. 
• General cleaning duties as assigned. I.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, etc. 
• Effectively communicate with Head Coach regarding gymnasts’ progress.
• Effectively communicate with Head Coach regarding daily activities and issues. 
• Perform other related duties as assigned by Head Coach, Gymnastics Director, COO, or CEO.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Coach competitive classes. 
• Set an example for the participants by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
• Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
• Communicate clearly and concisely

Required Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Carrying _X_ Kneeling_X_ Pushing_X_ Sitting_X_
Climbing_X_ Lifting_X_ Running_X_ Stooping_X_
Crouching_X_ Pulling_X_ Standing_X_ Walking_X_


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• USAG Safety Certified preferred.
• CPR/AED Certified (child and adult)
• First Aid Certified 

EDUCATION:
High School diploma or currently enrolled.

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Position Information

Job Title:
Swim Instructor
Location:
Downtown YMCA, Oakbrook YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $8.36
Job Application Deadline:
TBD

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Aquatic Director, the Swim Instructor is responsible for providing direct leadership, instruction and motivator for students in swimming classes. 

Safety Policy:
The Swim Instructor will be responsible for observing the following rules.
No Alcohol or drugs will be used on the job at any time.
Report all job accidents the same day the accident happens.
Obtain authorization from your supervisor for all non-emergency treatments for accidents.
Wear seat belts at all times in company vehicles
Keep the area where you work clean and neat at all times.
Do not remove or bypass any guards on any machinery at any time.
Ask you supervisor when you need additional equipment or instructions to get the job done safely.
Lift with your legs, not your back, and get assistance with loads over 50 pounds.
Advise your supervisor of any hazardous conditions.
Follow all other written and spoken safety rules.

Effect on End Result:
The Swim Instructor represents the Summerville Family YMCA in a professional, courteous, friendly, and helpful manner to members and prospective members.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

The Swim Instructor will be responsible for:
Instructs swimming lessons as assigned in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
Maintains records as required (ie. Attendance, progress reports, etc)
Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled
Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
Organizes and puts away needed class equipment.
Trains and supervises new class aides as assigned.
Secures a qualified substitute sub when needed, and notifies supervisor of the shift change.
Contact participants in your swim lessons if a lesson is cancelled/postponed

Required Qualifications:

Current certification in CPR, Water Safety Instructor certification preferred.
Knowledge and enforcement of pool rules and regulations.
Understanding of risk management issues and safety requirements for the facility
Must have good communication skills
Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques

Physical Demands

Carrying
Kneeling
Pushing
Sitting
Climbing
Lifting
Running
Stooping
Crouching
Pulling
Standing
Walking

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR AT THE PONDS YMCA

Position Information

Job Title:
Summer Camp Counselor at The Ponds YMCA
Location:
The Ponds YMCA
Job Type:
Seasonal
Pay Rate:
Starting at $7.25
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp and/ or after school program. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Supervises and intentionally interacts with their group of children. 
• Implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. 
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
• Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s core values and has a desire to fulfill community needs.
• Provides a high-quality experience to children and parents by planning and implementing program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, and consistent with the Y’s core values.
• Improvises quickly and appropriately when faced with unexpected circumstances, so as to better meet the needs of members.
• Generates and implements new ideas and approaches for improving member experiences by seeking out and including diverse points of view.
• Maintains positive relationships other staff and participant through seeking to understand the other’s point of view, building credibility, and remaining calm in challenging situations.
• Discipline in a fair manner. Time Out is the ONLY acceptable form of discipline.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
• Maintain cooperative community relationships.
• Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
• Set an example for the participants by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
• Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
• Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

Required Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• At least 16 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law and YMCA policies.)
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.

Physical Demands

Carrying X Kneeling X Pushing X Sitting X

Climbing X Lifting X Running X Stooping X

Crouching X Pulling X Standing X Walking X

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR AT OAKBROOK YMCA

Position Information

Job Title:
Summer Camp Counselor at Oakbrook YMCA
Location:
Oakbrook YMCA
Job Type:
Seasonal
Pay Rate:
Starting at $7.25
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp and/ or after school program. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Supervises and intentionally interacts with their group of children. 
• Implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. 
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
• Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s core values and has a desire to fulfill community needs.
• Provides a high-quality experience to children and parents by planning and implementing program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, and consistent with the Y’s core values.
• Improvises quickly and appropriately when faced with unexpected circumstances, so as to better meet the needs of members.
• Generates and implements new ideas and approaches for improving member experiences by seeking out and including diverse points of view.
• Maintains positive relationships other staff and participant through seeking to understand the other’s point of view, building credibility, and remaining calm in challenging situations.
• Discipline in a fair manner. Time Out is the ONLY acceptable form of discipline.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
• Maintain cooperative community relationships.
• Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
• Set an example for the participants by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
• Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
• Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

Required Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• At least 16 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law and YMCA policies.)
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.

Physical Demands

Carrying X Kneeling X Pushing X Sitting X

Climbing X Lifting X Running X Stooping X

Crouching X Pulling X Standing X Walking X