YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 28-Jul-2022 to 27-Aug-2022 (PST)
  • Youth Programs
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Dependent on experience
  • 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 Associate Executive Director, the Youth Programs Instructor will provide guided instruction in painting class. The Youth Program Instructor will be responsible for teaching terminology and skills needed for this art form. In painting class children will have the opportunity to showcase their artistic and creative abilities. Children will learn the basics to painting using the medium of acrylic paints, paint brushes and given canvas. This position requires experience in teaching and leading children as well as the ability to develop or implement classes that are age appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • 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 gymnastics 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.
  9. All other duties as assigned.
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