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:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit,
charitable organization committed to strengthening community
through youth development, healthy living and social
responsibility. The Swim Instructor maintains a supportive,
positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and
provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students
in swim classes.
* At least 16 years of age. * Must be able to demonstrate swim
instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards. * YMCA Swim
Instructor certification, or equivalent. * CPR for the Professional
Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certifications
required. * Intro to the Y's Cause and Culture, Living our Cause &
I Hear you. Service with Care e-learning within first 30 days.
* Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines,
having prepared lesson plans accordingly, and supports members and
program participants in achieving their goals. * Develops and
maintains positive relationships with volunteers, members or
program participants, and colleagues at all levels of the
organization; helps participants and families connect with each
other and the YMCA; and encourages parent or caregiver involvement.
* Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as
appropriate refers program participants and families to other
programs. * Maintains records as required (e.g., attendance,
progress reports). * Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations
and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
Completes incident and accident reports as necessary. * Organizes
and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment. *
Trains and supervises class aides as assigned. * Other YMCA duties
YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES (Leader):
* Collaboration * Developing Self & Others
EFFECT ON END RESULT:
The effectiveness of this position is primarily measured by the
stated satisfaction of members and ensuring a safe, clean and
controlled environment in accordance with the Metro Atlanta YMCA
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
* The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. * Ability to instruct and observe participants
in proper stroke techniques. * Ability to life equipment, and to
lift a small to average size child.
McCleskey East Cobb YMCA