YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 05-May-2023 to 04-Aug-2023 (PST)
  • Youth Programs
  • Culver City, CA, USA
  • 16.04-18.00 Dependent on experience, training, and certifications
  • Hourly
  • Part Time (< 30 hours)

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!


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Youth Instructor role helps develops positive, nurturing relationships with students while building cooperative relationships with parents & caregivers. Classes taught include art, robotics, and STEM. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth in programs and facilitates peer-to-peer connections as part of the overall program experience. Provides direction for the children in the classroom, and lead classes focused on skill mastery. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.


  • AGE: Eighteen (18) years or older
  • EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred
  • RELATED EXPERIENCE: Experience working with elementary and/or middle school students leading skill-based classes. Experience developing curriculum around a specific topic focusing on skill
  • SPECIALIZED SKILLS: Strong character values, communication skills, emotional maturity
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Current First Aid, Adult, Infant and Child CPR Certifications (preferred). TB Test and health screen may be required.


  • You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable
  • Job is performed in indoor as well as outdoor environments throughout the
  • Have the physical ability to lift 30-35lbs.


  • Instruct elementary and middle school students in subject areas in the use of computers - specifically the creative software, music software, film software, general coding as well as general word and excel software.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the curriculum.
  • Connect technology skills with academic achievement for students such as programming and coding.
  • Mentor and tutor the students in the program.
  • Acknowledges and celebrates the diversity among families, and uses supplies and equipment that reflect the diversity within the community.
  • Conducts activities that promote family involvement, membership by design, and relationship by design.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with participant, staff and supervisor.
  • Attend all staff meetings, trainings and other YMCA functions as required by supervisor.
  • Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk
  • 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
  • Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal
  • All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
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