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Youth Sports & Rec Instructors - Fairfield YMCA

Location: Fairfield
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

This position supports the mission and work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization. The Sports & Rec Instructor develops and facilities activities presented during YMCA youth and family programs. The Sports & Rec Specialist assures an environment of trust and respect for all, in line with the YMCA of the USA guidelines and Association policies. This results in a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Demonstrate the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in relationships with colleagues, members, volunteers, vendors and guests. Work with members and outside organizations to recognize and address the needs of the communities through responsive programs. Assist in developing and implementing new youth, family and sports programs including curriculums and schedules. Lead activities as assigned. Set up and break down all equipment needed, as well as maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the instructional area and any materials. Address parental concerns and questions in a professional manner. Evaluate the effectiveness of programs in meeting objectives by reviewing data, reports and surveys. Respond quickly and effectively to accidents and incidents. Submit required reports in a timely manner. Actively participate in all staff meetings, open houses and other branch special events to promote the programs. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. At least 1 year of experience managing a sports or recreation program for various age groups. Demonstrated ability to teach and assist in youth sport activities within a busy environment. General knowledge of YMCA mission and philosophy regarding youth programs. Must be people oriented, possess professional communication and organizational skills. Must have a passion for helping others, patience, and the ability to adjust to evolving situations. Ability to work well with youth and adults in a largely diverse population. Must complete new employee trainings and department onboarding. Must possess and maintain valid CPR/AED and First Aid certifications. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required.Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.25 - $20.00 per hour

Keywords: CENTRAL CT COAST YMCA, INC., Fairfield , Youth Sports & Rec Instructors - Fairfield YMCA, Education / Teaching , Fairfield, Connecticut

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