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YMCA of Greater Seattle Recreation Instructor – Rock Climbing Instructor in Shoreline, Washington

Overview

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

Plans and teaches skills and activities for youth/families that are developmentally appropriate and enriching including but not limited to climbing, dance and martial arts. Develops positive relationships including providing prompt and courteous service to members, participants and guests.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding vaccinations.

All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021,

All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location.

Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA.

  2. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.

  3. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.

  4. Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent information about their child’s experience and to promote upcoming programs.

  5. Ensures that toys and equipment are clean and safe, set up and stored properly. Reports equipment problems to supervisor.

  6. Attends staff meetings and training programs as required.

  7. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. 18 years of age or older (21 years of age if the position requires driving).

  2. High school education or equivalent.

  3. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  4. Ability to plan and initiate culturally relevant and age appropriate games and activities.

  5. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  6. Current state approved first-aid certification.

    1. 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.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Shoreline

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/6/2021 7:24 PM)

ID 2021-12170

Type Regular Part-Time

# of Openings 4

Location Dale Turner Family YMCA

Category Youth and Family Programs

Address 19290 Aurora Avenue

Minimum compensation USD $16.69/Hr.

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