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Day Camp Specialty Instructor - Soccer

Company: YMCA Metro Atlanta
Location: marietta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

As a thought-leader and best-in-class provider in education, wellness, youth development, and community-building, The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is one of the oldest, most nimble and essential nonprofits in Atlanta. Mission-bound to serve, we are an organization designed to meet all people where, how and when they need us. In times of peace, we are a catalyst for connection; in times of crisis, a source of comfort and security. Join us as we carry out our commitment to positively impact lives and communities across the state.

The opportunities to serve are vast, and we're looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY, to join us and do their best work.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our members, and our partners. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Nature and Scope:

Under the direction of the Half Day Sports & Water Camp Lead, the Specialty Instructor will be primarily responsible for supporting the Day Camp program and for the successful achievement of providing guidance, safety, leadership, values education and enjoyment for children served by camp. The Specialty Instructor will be instrumental in leading programming that is focuses on specialized topics that will enrich the overall day camp program. They are responsible for implementing lesson plans focused on specific skill development in a fun and engaging manner.

This individual will be responsible for creating AND implementing the lesson plan for the campers throughout the week, this includes:

* Teaching Soccer through the use of the games approach and through effectively planned activities at an age appropriate level * Organizing and coaching the players to participate in the games and activities * Encouraging safe play, providing an enjoyable environment, and giving each child an equal opportunity to participate.

Minimum Requirements:

* High School Diploma in progress or completed. * 1-2 years' experience working with children in a structured setting. * Required certifications current First Aid/CPR;?must obtain any other certifications required for the position. * Complete PPE and safety protocol training prior to first shift. * A working knowledge of computers: MS Word, MS Excel, data base management. * Exemplify YMCA ideals, leadership qualities. * Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. * Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, problem solve and possess effective time management skills. * Strong customer service skills and personal commitment to service and hospitality. * Must be at least 18 years of age. * Pass a criminal background and drug screening check. * Pass a Motor Vehicles Record and have own transportation. * CPR within 30 days of employment and maintain throughout employment.

Responsibilities:

* Perform COVID 19 safety procedures and all other necessary protocols before, during, and post camp. * To include: Personal temperature checks, camper and parent temperature checks and prescreen questions, sanitation of camp areas. * Develop social distancing activities as needed. * Implementation of programming that promotes social distancing and Safety Protocol * Carry out daily program tasks related directly to the position's scope and responsibility. * Stay updated on current issues regarding day camp programs. * Promote, monitor, evaluate and ensure that all day camp programs run smoothly with a high level of service to participants. * Maintain branch and association certifications in CPR,?Metro Atlanta YMCA New Staff Orientation and Branch off-site Emergency procedures?and any other required certifications and/or training required by the Metro Atlanta YMCA. * Assist as needed in all aspects of the YMCA and its community. * Responsible for maintaining and reporting incident/accident paperwork. * Other duties as assigned.

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES BASED ON NEEDS SPECIFIC TO ROLE:

* Be able to maintain a safe and healthy environment for staff and children. * Be able to provide sound, caring and positive leadership for children. * Able to maintain a safe and fun environment for children. * Provide, to everyone, extraordinary customer service to parent(s). * Be able to recognize and implement safety standards in all program activities. * Be able to participate effectively with other staff in implementing creative and fun camp activities for camp. * Have a good understanding of the mission and values of the YMCA and be able to demonstrate and teach based on those values. * Communicate positively with parents and staff as required. * Attend all staff camp trainings. * This position is a half day instructor position.

EFFECT ON END RESULT:

This position has a primary impact on the overall effectiveness of the Day Camp program and the success of services to the community. The effectiveness of this position is primarily measured by the stated satisfaction of members and ensuring a safe, clean, controlled and fun environment in accordance with the Metro Atlanta YMCA Philosophy.

ERGONOMICS:

Ability to work actively while supervising children. Ability to climb, walk, run, stoop, squat or kneel. Ability to lift and carry equipment to appropriate destinations or affect the carrying of such equipment. Ability to use senses which enable safe supervision including seeing and/or hearing. It's fun to work in an organization where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing!

Location:

Northeast Cobb YMCA

Keywords: YMCA Metro Atlanta, Marietta , Day Camp Specialty Instructor - Soccer, Other , marietta, Georgia

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