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

SPORTS DIRECTOR

Position Information

Job Title:
Sports Director
Location:
Oakbrook YMCA
Job Type:
Full Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $28,830
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

Develops, organizes and implements high-quality sports programs, summer camps, and special events.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Expands and enhances Oakbrook sports, summer camps, and special events to meet community needs. 
2. Creates and manages all sports, summer camp/specialty camps, and event budgets.
3. Purchases, stores, and does inventory for all necessary equipment for programs.
4. Creates rosters and schedules for all teams and organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings as well as training and meetings for coaches.
5. Organizes and conducts sports clinics during the offseason to enhance programs.
6. Assists in the marketing and distribution of sports programs and special events information.
7. Organize and schedule program registrations. 
8. Review and process program scholarship applications.
9. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with members, program participants, volunteers, community leaders, school districts officials, and local churches.
10. Assists in YMCA fundraising activities and special events.
11. Responsive to all member and community inquiries.
12. Attends Program Committee and Facility meetings. 
13. Monitors and evaluates programs for effectiveness.
14. Collaborates to enhance program offerings.
15. Obtains team sponsors every season.
16. Field maintenance including building & breaking down of the fields, maintain the safety of the field space & keeping it clean.
17. All other duties as assigned by the VP of Programs.

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. 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates 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 the 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. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. 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.

Required Qualifications:

1. At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma, college degree preferred.
2. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and HR online training within 30 days of hire date.
3. Previous experience working with children in an educational and developmental setting preferred.
4. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate programs and activities.
5. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.

Physical Demands

Carrying 
Kneeling 
Pushing 
Sitting 
Climbing 
Lifting (min 25 lbs) 
Running 
Stooping 
Crouching
Pulling 
Standing
Walking 

RELATIONSHIP MANAGER ASSISTANT (FRONT DESK)

Position Information

Job Title:
Relationship Manager Assistant (Front Desk)
Location:
Downtown YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
7.60 to 11.40
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

The position of Relationship Manager Assistant (Front Desk) is a part-time position located at Downtown Summerville location. This position works in direct contact with current and potential members. Primary duties are, but not limited to, being a source of information to both current and potential members, processing program registrations and memberships, and processing cash and non-cash transactions.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
• Greet members and guests.
• Conducting tours of the facility.
• Knowledgeable of YMCA departments and programs.
• Answering inquiries, both in person and over the phone.
• Knowledgeable regarding fees: class, joining, and program.
• Ability to change account status and charge necessary fees.
• Ability to accept and record all payments (cash/check/credit card). 
• Responsible for keeping up to date with procedures by reading the Front Desk Journal at the start of every shift.
• Run nightly close out and balance with cash, checks, and credit cards while ensuring till is left at nightly balance amount. 
• Ensure nightly close out envelope is secured in safe.
• Ensure doors and cabinets are locked and keys are secured in safe.
• Assist Members/Program members with program registration(s).
• Ability to address ALERTS with members in a discreet manner.
• Answer member questions regarding account information.
• Perform varies cleaning duties as assigned.
• Resolve member complaints and issues. If necessary, properly refer them to appropriate supervisor or director.
• Attend and participate in monthly staff meeting.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by management

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.

Required Qualifications:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
CPR/AED Certified (child and adult) Certification opportunities available after hire.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Proficient in the Windows Environment, emphasis on Word and Excel.

Education:
High School diploma or currently enrolled.

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_

PERSONAL TRAINER ASSISTANT (AFTERNOONS, EVENINGS & WEEKENDS)

Position Information

Job Title:
Personal Trainer Assistant (Afternoons, Evenings & Weekends)
Location:
Downtown YMCA, The Ponds YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $7.25
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

The position of a Personal Trainer Assistant 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).
• 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. 
• Proper cleaning of equipment.
• Perform shift duties: vacuuming and cleaning bottles.
• Collection of used linens, launder and take to appropriate areas.
• Monitor locker rooms and workout rooms by walking building.
• Attention to Risk Management.
• Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by Fitness Coordinator.

Required Qualifications:

• 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, orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

• CPR/AED Certified (adult and child)
• Basic knowledge of fitness components
• High School diploma or currently enrolled

MOTHER’S MORNING OUT COUNSELOR

Position Information

Job Title:
Mother’s Morning Out Counselor
Location:
Downtown YMCA, Oakbrook YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $7.60
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

The position of Childcare Counselor is a part-time position within the Mom’s Morning Out Program. Primary duty is, but not limited to, providing a safe and fun environment for children while participating in childcare programs.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

The position of Childcare Counselor is a part-time position located at the Oakbrook Facility within the Mom’s Morning Out Program. Primary duty is, but not limited to, providing a safe and fun environment for children while participating in childcare programs.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES

• Sign-in children at off site.
• Plan and inform lead counselor (front desk) of activities Thursday each week.
• Daily report given to parents upon pick up. 
• Patrolling indoor and outdoor play areas for trash or hazardous materials.
• Scanning equipment to ensure in working condition.
• Do art projects, sing songs, read books, and give value lessons.
• Interact with children. (Playing games)
• 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. 
• General cleaning duties as assigned. I.e. mopping, sweeping disinfecting, etc.
• Changing diapers and assisting in feeding.
• Maintains positive relationship with other staff and participants through seeking to understand the other’s point of view, building credibility, and remaining calm in challenging situations.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by Family Program Director, VP of Programs, or CEO.

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.

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.


Required Qualifications:

High School diploma or currently enrolled.

Physical Demands

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

LIFEGUARD

Position Information

Job Title:
Lifeguard
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 Lifeguard is responsible for the safety and well-being of all patrons entering the aquatic facility. 

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

Effect on End Result:
The Lifeguard represents the Summerville Family YMCA in a professional, courteous, friendly, and helpful manner to members and prospective members. The Lifeguard will provide safety and lifeguarding services for the Summerville Family YMCA’s members and prospective members.

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 Summerville YMCA and the new employee to assess their respective satisfaction and suitability to the job.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

The Lifeguard will be responsible for:
1. Providing prompt and proper care for persons in need
2. Providing a safe, clean, and attractive aquatic facility
3. Adhering to and maintaining the pool rules and regulations
4. Carrying out the proper emergency policies and procedures
5. Adhering to and maintaining the employee’s code of conduct and safety policies and procedures
6. The cleanliness of the aquatic facility, restrooms, deck, and surrounding areas
7. Reporting to work promptly
8. Abide by the dress code, which is to include but not limited to, bathing suit, approved shirt, whistle, and rescue tube.
9. Documenting and reporting any/all incidents or accidents.
10. Ensure that swimmers in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments.
11.Secures a qualified substitute sub when needed, and notifies supervisor of the shift change.
12.Serves as a role model to members and Y staff and lives the YMCA mission, vision and values of the YMCA movement at all times.
13.Attend all in-services and staff trainings/meetings
14.Any other duties assigned by the Aquatics Assistant or Director

Required Qualifications:

1. Current certification in lifeguarding, first aid and safety, and CPR.
2. Knowledge of emergency policies and procedures for the facility.
3. Knowledge and enforcement of pool rules and regulations.
4. Understanding of risk management issues and safety requirements for the facility
5. Must have good communication skills

Physical Demands

Walking
Sitting
Climbing
Crouching
Stooping
Standing
Kneeling
Swimming
Carrying (25lbs)
Pushing
Lifting (25lbs)

JANITORIAL STAFF

Position Information

Job Title:
Janitorial Staff
Location:
Downtown YMCA, The Ponds YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $7.25
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Branch Director, the Maintenance Staff will be responsible for the maintaining the facility, grounds, and furnishings of the Summerville Family YMCA in a clean and attractive manner.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
To maintain a clean and safe environment for members and program participants, which includes
but is not limited to:
o Cleaning all glass and mirrors
o Locker rooms and restrooms
o Sweeping and mopping floors
o Removal of garbage
o Cleaning windows and ledges
o Vacuuming and dusting
o And other duties as described by branch director and/or leadership team

ABILITY TO:
• Set an example for the members by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.
• 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:

High school diploma or currently enrolled.

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_

GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR

Position Information

Job Title:
Gymnastics Instructor
Location:
Downtown YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Starting at $7.60
Job Application Deadline:
open

Job Description:

The position of Gymnastics Instructor is a part-time position with responsibilities at the John Tupper Gymnastics Facility. Primary duty is, but not limited to, instructing recreational classes.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Instruct recreational classes.
• Assist with special events: i.e. parent’s night out and birthday parties.
• Taking class attendance.
• Occasionally assist with accepting payments. (Cash/check/credit card)
• Lead stretches.
• Ensure proper techniques during stretches.
• Monitor gymnasts’ activities by walking the floor.
• Instruct groups in a creative manner by ensuring skill sets 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.
• Effectively communicate in a timely manner with parents regarding students’ progress.
• Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
• General cleaning duties as assigned. I.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, etc. 
• Thorough knowledge of Emergency Procedures, i.e. fire or inclement weather.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by Assistant Gymnastics Director, Gymnastics Director.

Required Qualifications:

CPR/AED Certified (child and adult)

High School diploma or currently enrolled

Preferred Qualifications:

• Instruct recreational gymnastics classes and events. 
• 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.

Physical Demands

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of indoor settings.

Carrying X Kneeling X Pushing X Sitting X

Climbing X Lifting X Running X Stooping X

Crouching X Pulling X Standing X Walking X