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Academic Teacher (Seasonal)

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.

Position Summary

The Academic Teacher will be on site for a half-day and is responsible for preparation, teaching and support to the Assistant Teachers.

 

Essential Functions

  • Implementing (literacy/math/literacy & math) curricula and activities to meet academic standards
  • Utilizing formal assessment data to refine and adapt curriculum lessons and inform instructional practices
  • Developing daily engaging lesson plans aligned to specific learning objectives
  • Delivering relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons utilizing a variety of instructional methods
  • Maintaining an organized and efficient classroom
  • Adhering to all Power Scholars Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues
  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment
  • Motivating and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline
  • Empowering scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model
  • Being accountable for meeting scholars’ individual academic and instructional needs
  • Implementing collaborative and co-teaching instructional strategies with Power Scholars Academy tutors
  • Communicating effectively with scholars, families, Power Scholars Academy staff, and host school staff
  • Compliance with all Power Scholars Academy and/or district professional development requirements

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Assistant Teacher (Seasonal)

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.

Position Summary

The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for supporting the academic (cognitive), physical and social-emotional development of scholars

 

Essential Functions

  • Implementing collaborative teaching strategies with academic and/or enrichment teachers to a cluster of scholars.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons.
  • Ensuring the academic and social development of scholars throughout the course of the program.
  • Serving as a role model for an assigned group of scholars.
  • Working with teachers to identify scholar needs and develop instructional plans and practices to best support scholars.
  • Monitoring scholars’ educational and social progress and making necessary recommendations for adjustments.
  • Supporting classroom and behavior management consistently to develop a safe and productive learning environment.
  • Maintaining attendance and supporting classroom procedures/functions.
  • Supervising scholars during classroom transitions as well as during lunch, snack, recess, etc.
  • Assisting in field trips and special events.

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B&O Overnght Janitor

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Building & Properties Manager, the Overnight Janitor will serve as a lead over the two weekend overnight janitors. The primary responsibility is to ensure that the resident and facilities are ready for operations the next day.  They will ensure to communicate any issues to the team lead in the next shift.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Ensures tasks and duties are completed before the end of shift.
  2. Identifies and reports possible repairs and communicates to the morning coordinator or supervisor.
  3. Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking parking lot after operating hours and turning off approved electrical appliances and lights.
  4. Provides first response to any emergencies, such as fire alarm, electrical and pump failures, resident needs, flooding and others that may arise during their shift and report to B&O Director or Manager.
  5. Answer radio requests and respond or dispatch staff as needed.
  6. Clean all assigned areas and audit and approve staff cleaning.
  7. Ensure all paper and liquid products in all assigned bathrooms are filled.
  8. Ensure all towels are collected and washed for morning opening.
  9. All janitorial duties to include but not limited to: ensuring the grounds are clean and clear of debris, snow removal, salting, ensuring spa and locker rooms meet sanitary and clean standards, power washing, emptying all trash from facility to outside dumpsters.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Building & Property Manager or Assoc. Director.

 

YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES (Team Leader)

Values: Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.

 

Quality Results: Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences.

 

Functional Expertise: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

                                         

Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.

 

Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ capabilities to attain the highest level of performance possible.

 


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Babysitter

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Babysitting Coordinator, the Babysitter is responsible for the care of children in the Babysitting room.

Essential Functions:
  1. Take responsibility for correcting the problems you see.
  2. Monitor toys and equipment for safety.
  3. Attend all required meetings unless excused.
  4. Engage children in fun activities that promote the YMCA mission.
  5. Maintain a safe and healthy environment at all times.
  6. Maintain daily open communication with members, participants, and staff.
  7. Report any risk management issues to the Babysitting Coordinator as soon as possible.
  8. Effectively solve issues related to accidents/incidents.
  9. Maintain confidentiality.
  10. Perform cleaning tasks as assigned.
  11. Complete any incident reports and turn them in to Babysitting Coordinator or Youth Development Director.

 


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Building Engineer Manager

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Buildings & Properties Associate Director the Building Engineer, Manager is responsible for overseeing that all routine and emergency maintenance and repair services are completed to ensure a positive guest, member and resident experience. Responsible for routine assessments of building systems and equipment, analyzes data to ensure proper functioning and adheres to preventative maintenance plans. Provides hands-on support for routine, preventative, and maintenance services as needed such as carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, pool and other building systems to optimize service quality and maintenance costs while adhering to building codes, maintenance standards and processes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Ensures execution of facility and maintenance plans, and follows related standards, building codes, policies and processes in support of internal quality standards and controls.                                                         
  2. Ensure document all mechanical, plumbing, electrical, fitness and pool equipment, are maintained in good working order and adhering to a preventive maintenance program.
  3. Staffing to include recruit, hire, training & develop, schedule and direct assigned staff.
  4. Monitors and evaluates utility services including electricity, natural gas, water, storm drainage, and septic systems and maintains appropriate records and documentation.           
  5. Monitors fire and life safety systems, elevator and emergency exit plans, and identifies safety items to make sure they are prioritized throughout the facilities.           
  6. Identify, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair and provide guidance on building and equipment issues as needed. Including pool, spa, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.   
  7. Responds to and completes work orders in a timely manner including reporting on work progress and completion. Provides daily assignments to maintenance technicians, and works with vendors and others as appropriate to complete work orders and document results. Utilizes maintenance management system to enter, track, analyze and report on work orders and activities.                                                  
  8. Perform regular audits to ensure work is performed correctly and within standards. 
  9. Responsible for after hour emergencies on a rotating basis with director’s approval.
  10. Works with institution to provide support in all facility events. 
  11. Other duties as assigned by Building and Properties Associate Director.                
  12.  REQUIRED SKILLS AND REQUISITS
  • High School education or equivalent; a 2-year college degree is preferred.
  • Some vocational courses in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, IT, boiler operation & maintenance, or 3-5 years of experience.
  • Journeyman’s level of expertise & some hands-on experience in the above areas
  • Proven mechanical &/or electrical aptitude, problem solving & trouble shooting skills.
  • Has communication, interpersonal abilities & project planning skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Ability to work in excess of a 40-hour week with irregular work hours.
  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  • Must be able to lift and carry materials and supplies weighing up to 70 pounds.
  • Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency

 SALARY: $50,000/YR

PLEASE EMAIL RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO - facility@westcookymca.org


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Buildings & Operations Weekend Overnight Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Building & Properties Manager, the Weekend coordinator supervises the weekend janitor. The primary responsibility is to ensure that tasks are completed and the facility is ready for operations for the next shift. They will ensure to communicate any issues to the team lead in the next shift.

 

Essential Functions
  1. Coordinates all duties and assigned tasks of the weekend team, and ensures tasks and duties are completed before the end of shift.
  2. Will properly set up and take down tables and chairs for events held at WCY using forms provided by membership.
  3. Performs routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate
  4. Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical of electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery or equipment
  5. Paint, repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall or other parts of building structures
  6. Monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  7. Provides first response to any emergencies, such as fire alarm, electrical and pump failures, resident moves, flooding and others that may arise during their shift and report to B&O Director or Manager
  8. Respond to all radio requests and dispatches staff as needed
  9. Carry out all janitorial duties to include but not limited to: ensuring the grounds are clean and clear of debris, snow removal, sweeping, mopping, and cleaning assigned areas.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Building & Property Manager.


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Bus Driver

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary

Provides safe transportation to and from program sites. May also provide support in other areas as assigned.

Essential Functions
  1. Drives bus safely according to YMCA policies and procedures and state laws.
  2. Completes thorough before-and-after trip checks each day and record all information. Records gas level, mileage, and maintenance on designated forms. Cleans out bus each day.
  3. Promotes safety at all times and keeps first aid supplies fully stocked.
  4. Ensures that bus rules are announced and followed.
  5. Communicates regularly with other staff members and supervisor.

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Enrichment Teacher (Seasonal)

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.

Position Summary

Enrichment Teachers will be responsible for developing and implementing enrichment classes, support Assistant Teachers, and scholar supervision during guest speakers and events.

 

Essential Functions

  • Developing and implementing appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.
  • Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with academic teachers and teacher’s assistants to ensure that objectives are reached.
  • Maintaining accurate classroom records.
  • Maintaining an organized and efficient classroom.
  • Adhering to all Power Scholar Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues.
  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.
  • Motivating and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations.
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline.
  • Empowering scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model.
  • Being accountable for meeting scholars’ individual academic and instructional needs.
  • Ensuring enrichment goals are met for each scholar.
  • Creating and directing project based learning.
  • Mentoring and supporting the professional development of the teacher’s assistants.
  • Supervising scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess.

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Facility Janitor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Building and Property Manager, the Facility Janitor is to maintain a safe and clean environment in and around the West Cook YMCA for all members, residents and guests.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  1. Prepare cart for work and store away when done for day.
  2. Responsible for cleaning assigned areas and other areas as assigned. This includes all public areas, hallways, locker rooms, exercise areas, stairwells, offices, and bathrooms.
  3. Refill paper products, soap and shampoo as needed and insure that dispensers do not run out.
  4. As trained, perform the following cleaning functions:
    • Wet & dry mop floors
    • Dust, vacuum, pick up and empty trash
    • Scrub floors
    • Clean toilets
    • Clean showers
    • Any other cleaning as requested
  5. Special attention is needed in the bathrooms and locker rooms.
  6. Maintains a professional and pleasant attitude and demeanor around other staff, members and residents.
  7. Rake, shovel, and or salt outside as needed.
  8. Help keep all work areas neat & clean.
  9. Collect, wash and dry towels as needed or directed.
  10. Follow all safety precautions as trained.
  11. Assist in any set up and break downs as requested.
  12. Attend trainings as requested by supervisor.

YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES (Leader)

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

 

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

 

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


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Facility Weekend Janitor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School Diploma preferred.
  2. Basic knowledge of cleaning, previous experience preferred.
  3. Must be able to work unsupervised when given a job and complete the job in a timely fashion.
  4. Must be able to work nights and weekends.
  5. Hours may vary.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
  2. Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  3. Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 70 pounds.
  4. Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.
  5. Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  6. Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
  7. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.

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Group Exercise Instructor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

West Cook YMCA Group Exercise Instructors provide instruction for group exercise classes and classes for Y Without Walls (YWOW), and assistance with special events. This is done with an emphasis on maintaining the quality of the program, remaining up-to-date on fitness trends and education materials, and increasing the number of participants served. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Promote and model the YMCA’s philosophy of healthy spirit, mind, and body 
  2. Create, demonstrate, and implement new fitness techniques in a safe and effective manner and sequence 
  3. Provides participants with YMCA information to better inform them about the Y. Looking to help foster cross promotion and deeper involvement in the Y. 
  4. Substitute for other instructors in order to encourage overall quality programming and staff support 
  5. Respond to all injuries and assist in immediate first aid and proper emergency procedures 
  6. Provide support to Health and Wellness Director and Coordinator for Y Without Walls (YWOW) programming, i.e. DPP, HCI, Workplace Wellness, etc., special events, and other projects and duties as needed and assigned 
  7. Attend and contribute to all mandatory staff meetings, workshops, and in-services 
  8. Maintain and keep the group exercise class areas and equipment organized, clean, and inviting 
  9. Know and enforce YMCA rules and regulations 
  10. Maintain and contribute to a professional and team atmosphere 

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Housekeeper

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Residence Maintenance Coordinator, the Housekeeper is responsible to maintain a safe and clean environment for members and residents.

Essential Functions:

  1. Follow proper cleaning and safety protocols.
  2. Fill cart with needed supplies.
  3. Follow schedule and clean assigned areas and resident rooms (Dust, sweep and mop floors, wash windows, supply linens and towels, disinfect surfaces, remove trash)
  4. Maintain up to date records for each area that is assigned.
  5. Collect, wash and dry linens and towels as needed.
  6. Report any issues or concerns to supervisor.
  7. Maintain a professional and pleasant attitude and demeanor around other staff, members and residents.

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Instructional Coach (Seasonal)

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.

Position Summary

The Instructional Coach is responsible for overseeing uniform use of curricula and providing overrising, training and guidance to the Academic Teacher and Assistant Teachers.

 

Essential Functions

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with various stakeholders, including scholars, families, and Power Scholars Academy and district colleagues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research-based instructional strategies that engage all students across subject areas (ELA and math).
  • Content area expertise in ELA, math or both.
  • Ability to identify staff learning needs, and design and deliver appropriate individualized or group professional development and coaching to meet needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data to inform student groupings and differentiate instruction.
  • Strong working knowledge of instructional shifts necessary for alignment to the Common Core State Standards.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and adjust and adapt instructional strategies swiftly given the short duration of summer programs (4 – 6 weeks).
  • Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team.

Professional Development & Coaching

  • Adapt and facilitate professional development for instructional staff on at least the following topics prior to site launch and ongoing as needed:
    • Power Scholars Academy’s approach, philosophy and Standards of Practice
    • Power Scholars Academy’s site and program expectations and procedures
    • Power Scholars Academy’s curriculum and assessment methods
    • Using data to inform instruction and student groupings
    • Lesson planning and differentiating instruction
    • Behavior management
  • Conduct classroom observations to ensure proper implementation of curriculum, instructional practices, and classroom/behavior management
  • Provide feedback to staff on instructional practices
  • Identify staff learning needs and develop just-in-time, appropriate individualized or group professional development and coaching to meet needs
  • Review lesson plans and other instructional support tools, provide timely feedback, and create and maintain “best practice” instructional strategies and resources for staff

Leadership & Relationships

  • Oversee the implementation of instruction, including curriculum implementation, instructional methods and practices, and classroom and behavior management
  • Collaborate with members of the Site Leadership Team to ensure a safe, productive, and efficient program for staff and scholars
  • Raise issues with Site Leadership Team as appropriate, particularly related to the safety and achievement of scholars
  • Monitor scholars’ educational and social progress and make necessary recommendations for adjustments

Proficiency with Assessments & Use of Assessment Data

  • Review and analyze diagnostic and on-going formal assessment data with teaching staff and develop appropriate instructional groups
  • Coach staff on continuing use of assessments and assessment data to adjust instruction and instructional groupings
  • Coach and support staff in the implementation of data-driven and differentiated instructional practices in both literacy and mathematics
  • Ensure uniformity and timeliness of assessments and family reporting

Participate in Professional Development

  • Comply with all Power Scholars Academy and/or district professional development requirements

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Janitor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Direct Supervisor, the Janitor is to maintain a safe and clean environment in and around the West Cook YMCA for all members, residents and guests.

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepare cart for work and store away when done for day.
  2. Responsible for cleaning the entire building with other staff. This includes all public areas, hallways, locker rooms, exercise areas, stairwells, offices, and bathrooms.
  3. Refill paper products, soap and shampoo as needed and insure that dispensers do not run out.
  4. Inventory all cleaning supplies as they are being used. Turn sheets into supervisor daily.
  5. Wash and dry linens as needed.
  6. As trained, perform the following cleaning functions:
    • Wet & dry mop floors
    • Dust, vacuum, pick up and empty trash
    • Scrub floors
    • Clean toilets
    • Clean showers
    • Any other cleaning as requested
  7. Rake and/or shovel outside as needed.
  8. Light maintenance work including changing light bulbs, and batteries in smoke detectors.
  9. Help keep all work areas neat & clean.
  10. Follow all safety precautions as trained.
  11. Assist in any set up and break downs as requested.
  12. Attend trainings as requested by supervisor.

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Lifeguard

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas.  Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with the West Cook YMCA policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
  1. Responsible for the safety of all individuals by maintaining active surveillance of the pool area during various activities and programs.
  2. Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.
  3. Knows, understands, and consistently applies safety rules, policies and guidelines for the pool and aquatic area. Maintains accurate records as required by the YMCA and/or the state Health Department code.
  4. Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
  5. Maintains all certifications required for the position and all other certifications required by Aquatic Director when needed.
  6. Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.
  7. Check the pool for hazardous conditions when arriving. Performs chemical testing as required, and takes appropriate action.
  8. Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  9. Adhere to all guidelines and procedures set by the West Cook YMCA Handbook & Aquatic Manual

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Member Engagement Representative

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Responsible for the membership desk area and providing quality member experience for all members and guests.

Essential Functions:
  1. Greet all members, guests and staff coming into the YMCA in a friendly and helpful manner.
  2. Uphold the security of the YMCA by only allowing authorized persons into the facility.
  3. Answer and transfer all telephone calls in a professional and timely manner. Telephone calls should be answered in a clear, unhurried voice.
  4. Possess the knowledge of membership types and programs being offered at the YMCA.
  5. Promote and sell memberships and classes, and register participants for YMCA programs.
  6. Process Class/Program registration, Membership Sales, Room Rentals and various transactions.  Filing and updating memberships.
  7. Balance the cash drawer at the end of the shift.  Locate errors (if there is a balancing problem) and make proper adjustments.
  8. Provide interested customers with tours as needed.
  9. Attend staff meetings as required.
  10. Perform routine filing of deleted memberships, sending out post-tour letters, and miscellaneous filing duties.
  11. Any additional essential functions assigned by the Member Engagement Director or Member Engagement Supervisor.
  12. Stay informed about YMCA programming and events.
  13. Check emails and various informational binders on a daily basis.
  14. Distribute mail to appropriate staff members, and send outgoing mail.
  15. Substitute for other Member Relations Representatives when they are unable to work.
  16. Performing miscellaneous clerical tasks such as addressing and stuffing envelopes, etc.
  17. The YMCA is a 24 hour operated facility; therefore, you will be required to work at least one or more holidays.
  18. Use the YMCA’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in every aspect of my employment and foster positive relationships with all members, guests and staff.
  19. Understand that member satisfaction is vital to the success of the YMCA and every interaction with members is an opportunity for increasing their satisfaction.
  20. Always have a cheerful disposition when dealing with all members, guests and staff.
  21. Help improve the level of customer service by actively participating in process analysis and coming up with new or improved ways to serve our customers.

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Member Engagement Representative (overnight)

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Responsible for the membership desk area and providing quality member experience for all members and guests.

Essential Functions:
  1. Greet all members, guests and staff coming into the YMCA in a friendly and helpful manner.
  2. Uphold the security of the YMCA by only allowing authorized persons into the facility.
  3. Answer and transfer all telephone calls in a professional and timely manner. Telephone calls should be answered in a clear, unhurried voice.
  4. Possess the knowledge of membership types and programs being offered at the YMCA.
  5. Promote and sell memberships and classes, and register participants for YMCA programs.
  6. Process Class/Program registration, Membership Sales, Room Rentals and various transactions.  Filing and updating memberships.
  7. Balance the cash drawer at the end of the shift.  Locate errors (if there is a balancing problem) and make proper adjustments.
  8. Provide interested customers with tours as needed.
  9. Attend staff meetings as required.
  10. Perform routine filing of deleted memberships, sending out post-tour letters, and miscellaneous filing duties.
  11. Any additional essential functions assigned by the Member Engagement Director or Member Engagement Supervisor.
  12. Stay informed about YMCA programming and events.
  13. Check emails and various informational binders on a daily basis.
  14. Distribute mail to appropriate staff members, and send outgoing mail.
  15. Substitute for other Member Relations Representatives when they are unable to work.
  16. Performing miscellaneous clerical tasks such as addressing and stuffing envelopes, etc.
  17. The YMCA is a 24 hour operated facility; therefore, you will be required to work at least one or more holidays.
  18. Use the YMCA’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in every aspect of my employment and foster positive relationships with all members, guests and staff.
  19. Understand that member satisfaction is vital to the success of the YMCA and every interaction with members is an opportunity for increasing their satisfaction.
  20. Always have a cheerful disposition when dealing with all members, guests and staff.
  21. Help improve the level of customer service by actively participating in process analysis and coming up with new or improved ways to serve our customers.

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Personal Trainer

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

West Cook YMCA Personal Trainers provide fitness consultations, one-on-one and small group personal training sessions, and assistance with Y Without Walls (YWOW) programming and special events. This is done with an emphasis on maintaining the quality of the program, remaining up-to-date on fitness trends and education materials, and increasing the number of participants served. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Promote and model the YMCA’s philosophy of healthy spirit, mind, and body 
  2. Educate clients and enforce policies regarding to safe and proper use of equipment and facilities 
  3. Design and implement biomechanically sound exercise programs and progressions directly related to the clients’ goals and document client’s progress 
  4. Personally commit to increasing the number of clients served 
  5. Respond to all injuries and assist in immediate first aid and proper emergency procedures 
  6. Provide support to Health and Wellness Director and Coordinator with fitness consultations, Y Without Walls (YWOW) programming, i.e. DPP, HCI, Workplace Wellness, etc., special events, and other projects and duties as needed and assigned 
  7. Attend and contribute to all mandatory staff meetings, workshops, and in-services 
  8. Maintain client files and keep the personal training office organized, clean, and inviting 
  9. Know and enforce YMCA rules and regulations 
  10. Maintain and contribute to a professional and team atmosphere 

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Program Site Manager (Seasonal)

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™ PROGRAM

The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.

Position Summary

The Summer Program Manager is responsible for building a strong summer program team that works well together, overseeing the educational quality of the program and implementing the program model to create the best learning environment for the scholars.

 

Essential Functions

  • Participate in the summer program planning process prior to the start of the program. Collaborate with the recruitment department in the selection of staff.
  • Assist with site enrollment plan development, enrollment, parent events, and assisting parents in filling in paperwork, follow-up phone calls.
  • Ensure that all curriculum and supplies are received and distributed prior to program start.
  • Deliver On-site training along with the Instructional Specialist to site staff in preparation for program launch.
  • Ensure that the goals of the program are achieved for each scholar.
  • Manage and evaluate staff to ensure proper staffing ratios, instruction and success of the program.
  • Coordinate activities and events for parents, scholars and staff, including field trips, guest speakers and community service projects.
  • Participate in the program planning process prior to the start of the program and assist with scholar enrollment and parent events.
  • Ensure that all curriculum and supplies are received, distributed and maintained throughout the program.
  • Manage the established budget for the program.
  • Oversee the use of data driven instruction utilizing formative assessments.
  • Work closely with the Instructional Specialist to ensure scholars are receiving meaningful and engaging instruction.
  • Implement and maintain a positive behavior management system that is clear and aligns with the school, district and state requirements.
  • Ensure the ongoing health and safety of scholars at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.
  • Serve as the connection between Power Scholars Academy and the scholars’ parents to ensure support for their child's growth.
  • Coordinate Power Scholars Academy’s partnership with the school by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including school administrators and parents.

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Residence Janitor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Residence Housekeeping Manager, the Residence Janitor cleans and performs light maintenance on the residence floors of the West Cook YMCA.

Essential Functions:
  1. Clean all the resident bathrooms. This includes but is not limited to: the sinks, toilets, urinals, showers, floors and ceilings.
  2. Insure that all of the paper and liquid products in the bathrooms are filled.
  3. Clean Hienton Hall. This includes but is not limited to: tables, chairs, shelves, window sills, floors, and above/around the vending machines.
  4. Sweep and mop all resident stairwells.
  5. Sweep and mop the resident hallways.
  6. Empty all trash in the bathrooms and Hienton Hall.
  7. Light maintenance of the residence will include changing light bulbs and smoke detector batteries.
  8. Other duties as assigned by Residence Housekeeping Manager

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School Age Assistant Teacher

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary

The School Age Assistant helps to provide direction for the program and assists the School Age Teacher in the implementation of program curriculum in the classroom. Aides in providing a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Essential Functions
  1. Follows the curriculum established by the School Age Teacher.
  2. Implements the daily lesson/activity plans.
  3. Supervises and actively engages the children, classroom, and all activities.
  4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  5. Maintains communication with parents.
  6. Maintains program site and equipment.
  7. Maintains required program records.
  8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.

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Swim Instructor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.

Essential Functions:

  1. Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
  2. Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
  3. Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.
  4. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.).
  5. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  6. Follows all West Cook YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  7. Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
  8. Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.
  9. Adhere to all guidelines and procedures set by the West Cook YMCA Handbook and Aquatic Manual.

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Water Fitness Instructor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Aquatic Director, the Water Fitness Instructor will provide various fun and exciting exercise classes to the aquatic participants at the West Cook YMCA. 

Essential Functions:
  1. Effectively design and plan a water fitness curriculum for all levels, skills, and abilities.
  2. Conducts energizing, fun, safe and educational classes.
  3. Teach to diverse populations and have the ability to adjust accordingly.
  4. Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  5. Obtain and maintain at least one water fitness certification and all other certification required by Aquatic Director when needed.
  6. Maintain knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
  7. Attend all in-service trainings and staff meetings as scheduled by the Aquatic Director and West Cook YMCA.
  8. Adhere to all guidelines and procedures set to by the West Cook YMCA Handbook and Aquatic Manual 

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