YMCA of Greater Seattle Teen Program Instructor in Kirkland, Washington
Plans and teaches skills and activities for teens that are developmentally appropriate and enriching for our Teen Program at the YMCA Kirkland Teen Union Building (KTUB).
The facility is dedicated just for teens 13-19 years of age. We work with youth of all background and walks of life. We are currently looking for a individual enthusiastic about youth development through the arts. Our facility houses an Art Room, Music Studio, Tech Room, Game Room and full music stage. The prefect candidate would love mentoring youth, have a back ground in event planning/programing planning, and knowledge or back ground in Graphic Design or Art.
This role is part-time with general hours:
Plans and implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA.
Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent information about their child’s experience and to promote upcoming programs.
Ensures that toys and equipment are clean and safe, set up and stored properly. Reports equipment problems to supervisor.
Attends staff meetings and training programs as required.
Other duties as assigned.
18 years of age or older (21 years of age if the position requires driving).
High school education or equivalent.
Ability to plan and initiate culturally relevant and age appropriate games and activities.
Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
Current state approved first-aid certification.
- Current state approved community CPR certification.
- At hire, or earliest possible training (but no later than 90 days after employment)
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IF THE POSITION REQUIRES DRIVING
Current Driver’s License with a minimum of 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.
Maximum of one minor violation.
PREFERRED POSITION ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
One year+ previous experience with children and families from diverse backgrounds.
6 months+ experience teaching specified activity/skill hired for.
Program lesson planning and instructional skills.
Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.).
Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:
Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
Are very adaptable
Have high ownership and strong work ethic
Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
Truly enjoy being of service to people
Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana .
Job Locations US-WA-Kirkland
Posted Date 1 month ago (10/17/2019 7:53 PM)
Type Regular Part-Time
# of Openings 1
Location Bellevue Family YMCA - KTUB - Kirkland Teen Union Building
Category Youth and Family Programs
Address 348 Kirkland Avenue