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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

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Buildings & Properties Associate Director the Building Engineer 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 - kklein@westcookymca.org


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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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Healthy Living Sports Program Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

 

 

Position Description

Job Title: Healthy Living Sports Program Coordinator                      Full-time hourly

Reports to: Director of Healthy Living                                               Revised: 1/2018

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY The Healthy Living Sports Program Coordinator under the direction of the Director of Healthy Living, provides supervision and coordination of all sports staff, referees and volunteer coaches. The Sports Program Coordinator coordinates delivery and quality implementation of Youth and Adult sports programs, facilitates the development of team athletics, foster sportsmanship and teamwork under a healthy competitive umbrella, maintain the quality of the sports programs and increase the number of participants served.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Ensures and builds program enrollment, partnerships with local school districts and other referral partners to ensure all financial outcomes are met and the program is financially sustainable.
  2. Works in conjunction with Dir. Of Healthy Living to develop and deliver program data dashboard, outcomes and outputs.
  3. Ensure all staff and volunteers are trained and aware of all program schedules and protocols.
  4. Maintain proper communication with director when searching/offering to substitute any class. If for any reason a sub is needed, it is the instructor’s responsibility to find a substitute.
  5. In coordination with Dir. Of Healthy Living, develops and administers a West Cook YMCA sports program manual for all staff and volunteers.
  6. Provides timely staff schedules for all sports programs and planned events and ensures effective team communication.
  7. Responsible for working with Marketing and communication to ensure all relevant program details are being effectively promoted and communicated to intended audiences.
  8. Responds to all Sports Program injuries and assist in immediate first aid and proper emergency response
  9. Provide support to Healthy Living Director, Healthy Living Fitness Program Coordinator and Chronic Disease Program 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
  10. Is a member of the Healthy Living team and will attend all team or department meetings and ensure completion of any activities and follow-ups attend workshops, and in-services?
  11. Maintain and keep the sports areas and equipment organized, clean, and inviting. Places requests for supplies to the Dir. Of Healthy Living
  12. Knows, enforces and ensures that all procedures and procedures are being adhered to
  13. Maintain and contribute to a professional and team atmosphere
  14. Ensures that all sports events, schedule changes and activities through are effectively communicated to all that would need to be informed i.e. Membership Engagement, Facilities, etc.

 

YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES (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.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND REQUISITES

 

  • A minimum of two years’ experience as athletic director, program director or superintendent.
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Park Administration or related subject
  • Knowledge of various team and individual sports, standards, practices, regulations and safety protocols.
  • Certification in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens through the American Heart Association or the American Red CrossWORKING CONDITIONS
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  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
  • Willingness and ability to work early morning, evening, and weekends
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  • Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.

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Housekeeper - Resident and Facility

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the COO, the Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment for all facility occupants.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Must be able to use cleaning equipment and products to perform duties including but not limited to: sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, laundry services, trash removal.
  2. Prepare supplies and equipment prior to shift; including preparing cleaning solutions.
  3. Adhere to cleaning schedule for assigned areas at multiple facilities.
  4. Maintain up to date records for each area that is assigned.
  5. Communicate any issues, concerns or repairs to supervisor.
  6. Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor with staff, youth and adult members, residents, vendors.
  7. Clean resident rooms, classrooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, stairways, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  8. Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  9. Observe precautions required to protect property, and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.

 

  1. 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.

        
  2. Qualifications:
  3. High School Diploma or equivalent education and experience.
  4. Previous cleaning or housekeeping experience preferred.
  5. Good customer service skills.
  6. Capable of using independent judgment and solid decision-making skills.
  7. Must be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidays.
  8. Candidates with independent transportation preferred.

 

  1. 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 food and supplies weighing up to 50 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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PLEASE EMAIL RESUMES TO: HR@westcookymca.org


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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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LIVESTRONG at The YMCA Instructor

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Instructor will facilitate the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, an exercise program for cancer survivors. They will work to further the mission of the YMCA by providing cancer survivors with guidance and motivation that allows them to improve their overall health.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  1. Conduct a safe and effective wellness class designed to improve muscular and cardiovascular strength, flexibility and range of motion, balance, coordination and self-esteem for cancer survivors
  2. Build authentic relationships with the class participants and their support system, while also providing connections with other YMCA staff and members
  3. Perform pre-and post-program assessments of class participants while maintaining confidentiality of the obtained information
  4. Understand the physical, mental and emotional limitations of each class participant due to cancer type, treatment or other medical complications and challenges
  5. Develop individualized exercise program for each participant based upon assessments and physical limitations
  6. Put the health and well-being of the class participant first in all aspects, providing exercise modifications for participant safety and success
  7. Create a motivating environment that is friendly and welcoming to all.
  8. Be accessible to participants both before and after class to answer questions or address concerns they may have.
  9. Arrive for class 10-15 minutes early dressed appropriately in YMCA apparel with YMCA nametag.
  10. Adequately set up and take down equipment before and after sessions
  11. Promote the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program and answer questions from potential participants when needed
  12. Maintain accurate attendance, assessment and program data records
  13. Participate in LIVESTRONG Instructor team discussions (meetings, emails, conference calls)
  14. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
  15. Complete additional duties as assigned by the Healthy Living Director or Program Coordinator

 

 

YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES (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.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND REQUISITES

 

  • A 2-4-year degree in a health, wellness, or exercise field, preferred.
  • Nationally certified Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor.
  • LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Certification
  • Listen First Certification, preferred (must be obtained within 180 days of hire).
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certification, preferred (must be obtained within 60 days of hire).
  • Strong customer service skills and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build a community within a group and have empathy for cancer survivors.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals and adults age 18 or older.
  • Knowledge of basic health, nutrition, and fitness.
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WORKING CONDITIONS

 

  • 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 supplies weighing up to 50 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.
  • Must be willing to travel locally to community locations to administer program
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Member Engagement Representative

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Member Engagement Supervisor, the Member Engagement Representative is responsible for creating a welcoming environment and delivering excellent service to all visitors. Also, the Member Engagement Representative is responsible for engaging and navigating members through their YMCA experience.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Greet all visitors and provide high quality customer service
  2. Understand and share Membership and program information
  3. Conduct facility tours invite potential members to join the Y
  4. Create a quality member experience by ensuring a clean and organized facility and managing member amenities.
  5. Answer member inquiries and phone calls, and connect to the appropriate staff person
  6. Accurately complete registrations and transactions.
  7. Grant facility access to authorized members and guests with a focus on safety and security.
  8. Conduct member engagement calls.
  9. Collect and enter operational and facility usage data.
  10. Address and resolve member concerns and conflicts.
  11. Advocate for the Y and participate in fundraisers & promotional events.
  12. Perform any additional essential functions assigned by the Member Engagement Director, Supervisor or Coordinators.
 

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Member Engagement Representative (overnight)

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Member Engagement Supervisor, and the overall direction of the Member Engagement Director, the Overnight Member Services Representative ensures that the facility and our residents are safe and secure during hours that the facility is closed. This position will play a part in the ongoing operations of the Member Engagement Department, as well as serve as a concierge to resident.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Ensure facility is secure and locked after hours and only authorized personnel or residents are allowed access to the facility.
  • Provide concierge services to residents, including transferring phone calls, conducting well-being checks, assisting with deliveries.
  • Provide support to Member Engagement team entering daytime operational data, filing & sorting, preparing for events, etc.
  • Coordinate efforts with the overnight maintenance team to prepare for following day operations including: ensuring cleanliness of membership area & managing member amenities such as towel, coffee, fruit, etc.
  • Communicate with other overnight team members as well as daytime members to provide status updates regarding any situation that arises, or project updates.
  • Enforce policies in the resident rulebook and the member handbook.
  • Provide emergency response, including but not limited to: facility evacuation, conflict resolution.Perform any additional essential functions assigned by the Member Engagement Director, Supervisor or Coordinators
  • Perform any additional essential functions assigned by the Member Engagement Director, Supervisor, or Coordinators.

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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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School Age Assistant Teacher (2017-2018)

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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School Age Coordinator (2018)

Job Type: Full Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Job Title: School Age Coordinator                                                      Job Code:  Full Time

Reports to: Youth Development Director                                           Revised: December 2017

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision and direction of the Youth Development Director, the School Age Program Coordinator provides direction for all school age programs (including but not limited to Y-Kids Before and After School Program, Day Camp, and School’s Out Specials) and supervision of school age program staff. Implements program curriculum in the classroom. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Implements and oversees curriculum in accordance with established guidelines, YMCA Best Practice modules and school age out of school program standards.
  2. Works with front line staff to design and implement daily age appropriate lesson/activity plans.
  3. Supervises and schedules the school age program staff. Provide staff guidance, training and leadership on ongoing basis.
  4. Conducts parent conferences, maintains communication with parents and engages parents as volunteers.
  5. Maintains program areas and equipment.
  6. Maintains all required YMCA program and DCFS state required records.
  7. Upholds all YMCA policies and DCFS mandated regulations regarding program.
  8. Works with other Youth Development leaders to ensure growth and impact goals are being tracked and met each year.

 

 

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.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND REQUISITES

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education, Recreation, Childhood Development, or related field preferred
  2. Meets age, educational, and experience qualifications established by DCFS licensing for school age lead teacher, and additionally meet DCFS director requirements
  3. CRP, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire.
  4. Previous experience working with children in a developmentally appropriate setting preferred.
  5. Ability to plan, organize, and implement age/developmentally appropriate program activities.
  6. Previous experience working with diverse populations
  7. Good oral and written communicate skills.
  1. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

  • 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 supplies weighing up to 50 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

TO APPLY: Please email resumes to elopez@westcookymca.org

 


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School Age Lead Teacher (2017-2018)

Job Type: Part Time - Location: West Cook YMCA

Position Summary

Provides direction for the program and staff, and implements program curriculum in the classroom. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Essential Functions
  1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
  3. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities.
  4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  5. Conducts parent conferences, maintains communication with parents, and engages parents as volunteers.
  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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