YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 15-Mar-2019 to 15-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 15.00
  • 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

The Athens Vistas Housing Senior Coordinator is responsible for creating welcoming and supportive environments in the offsite location Athens Vistas center. Responsibilities include: program activity development, monitoring health and fitness programs, engaging with members to help them in accomplishing their healthy living goals and participating in member incentive and, member retention activities.

Qualifications

  • Current CPR certification
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High School Diploma; Bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or a related field, preferred.
  • Foundations of YMCA Strength and Conditioning or equivalent
    • As current non-Y certifications lapse and/or require renewal/recertification via CEC's through a 3rd party vendor (whether ACSM, NSCA, AFAA, Pilates, or other) staff may keep those certifications current at their own expense.
    • If staff choose not to keep their non-Y certifications current, as a condition of employment to continue to work for the Y, staff will be required to complete the Y-ACE certifications.
    • Y-ACE has an equivalency certification provision.  Anyone holding an equivalent certification from another recognized entity can apply for an equivalency.
  • Strong character values; communication skills

Responsibilities

  1. Create a welcoming environment in all YMCA program areas taking time to talk to members and enthusiastically greet them by name with a smile and eye contact.
  2. Proactively connect and monitor members to develop, and support the achievement of their goals for healthy living, and matching members' interests to YMCA programs.
  3. Plan and lead exercise sessions in one or more assigned fitness areas, such as aerobics, stretching/flexibility, yoga, ciruit training, general fitness, weight training, and/or specialty training by implementing effective teaching methods, giving equal attention to all participants
  4. Responsible for building small communities by facilitating connections with and between members.
  5. Create a safe environment by being aware of your surroundings and monitoring members to ensure they are performing exercises correctly; explain/demonstrate proper form to members when necessary.
  6. Assist Members with their questions and monitor activity in the fitness area.
  7. Monitor fitness room to ensure equipment is functioning, put away, and clean.
  8. Confirm member appointments and timely member follow up as required.
  9. Model and enforce Code of Conduct, Healthy Living Policies, and administrate member issues as they arise. Positively interpret these policies to members.
  10. Respond promptly and courteously to all member complaints, compliments and inquiries while following the appropriate procedures at all times.
  11. Actively interact with members regarding their participation in YMCA programs, Annual Support Campaign and Special Events.
  12. Develop positive relationships with participants and provide motivational support and guidance to support members in their healthy living goals.
  13. Record number of participants per class for every class taught.
  14. Encourage member involvement and identify potencial volunteers.
  15. Perform other duties and responsibilities. Complete additional projects and reports are required.
  16. Attend all staff meetings and trainings are required.
  17. Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk management.
  18. Demonstrate the Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Fairness) as well as the YMCA Core Values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.
  19. Demonstrate competencies in and willingness te develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth.
  20. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
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