YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 01-Feb-2019 to 01-Jun-2019 (PST)
  • Sports
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $13.25-$15.75
  • Hourly
  • Part Time (< 30 hours)

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in Los Angeles, it is also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. With twenty-six branches, three camps and over fifty child care sites, the LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passion, grow your career and make an impact!

We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Sports-Recreation & Sports Coordinator, the Itty Bitty Sports Instructor will provide guided instruction in the areas of youth sports - including basketball, soccer, t-ball, and more for ages 3 to 8 years (possibly older as well). This position requires you to have experience teaching and leading children in youth sports classes or programs, and the ability to develop or implement classes that are both fun, develop skills, and are age appropriate. In addition to individual class instruction, it is necessary to be able to lead class participants as a group - and for the instructor to foster a positive class environment that is safe and fun. Our core classes occur on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and candidates must have availability those days for consideration - additional classes may be available and added for the right candidate.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Program Knowledge of age-appropriate motor development skills, proper and safe progression of gymnastic skills, rules, format, etc.,
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience teaching youth sports to children.
  • Strong character values (respect, responsibility, honesty, caring); strong communication skills; emotional maturity
  • Current approved EMSA First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR Certifications (8 hours). Completion of child abuse prevention training prior to first day in program.

Responsibilities

  1. Create classes that are interactive, safe and age appropriate.
  2. Organize instructional space and clean instructional area after class.
  3. Preplan class sessions.
  4. Be able to identify hazardous or at risk situations and report them to supervisor.
  5. Maintain a professional image and work harmoniously with staff and members.
  6. Attend meetings and trainings as required.
  7. Create opportunities and get members involved as co-producers of their Y experience
  8. Help members become educated on the philanthropic work of the Y.
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