YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 31-Mar-2023 to 01-Jul-2023 (PST)
  • Teen Programs
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 17.68
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Free facility access to our 26 greater LA branches, free before and after school child care at participating locations for your children, free sports and youth classes for your children, paid annual Wellbeing Day, 20% off of LA Y programs, 25% off day camp for your child, 10% Y Retirement Fund contribution (upon eligibility) plus access to a Y Retirement 403(b) Smart Account, paid training and leadership development, tuition assistance, access to SoCal Credit Union, paid sick leave, and much more!

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!


The Get Summer Lead is responsible for creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all program participants. Responsibilities include monitoring program, providing program information, participation in weekly meetings, and administrative duties as assigned. This is a seasonal position beginning May 15, 2023 and ending August 14, 2023.


  • AGE: Must be 21 years of age or older
  • EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent
  • CERTIFICATIONS: YMCA Team Leader Certification, preferred
  • SPECIALIZED SKILLS: Strong character values, strong communication skills, emotional maturity


  • You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.


  1. Create a welcoming environment for all program participants.
  2. Build Programming for middle and high school students.
  3. Establish Teen Culture in YMCA amongst various program areas.
  4. Process participant registrations, promptly, accurately and thoroughly.
  5. Proactively connect and monitor program participants to develop and support the achievement of their goals.
  6. Responsible for building small communities by facilitating connections with and between participants.
  7. Plan and execute volunteer opportunities in conjunction with Regional Teen Director.
    1. Assist in the recruitment and processing of volunteer advisors using designated software.
  8. Assist participants with their questions and monitor activity in assigned areas.
  9. Respond promptly and courteously to all to all complaints, compliments and inquiries while following the appropriate procedures at all times.
  10. Communicate with branch staff to build teen programming for the summer.
  11. Build connections with schools and other community partners.
  12. Document progress of program in accordance with grant, via photos and videos.
  13. Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
  14. Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk management.
  15. Demonstrate the Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Fairness) as well as the YMCA Core Values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.
  16. All other duties assigned by your supervisor.
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