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CHAMPAIGN-URBANA JOBS

DISCOVER JOBS IN THE CHAMPAIGN-URBANA AREA

SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Stephens Family YMCA

Stephens Family YMCA

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2023
Description

GENERAL FUNCTION

This position supports the work of the YMCA, 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.

KNOW-HOW

A qualified candidate must possess the following:

· YMCA Swim Instructor certification, or equivalent.

· CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen certification required.

· Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards.

· At least 16 years of age.

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 lift equipment and to lift a small to average size child.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

· 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 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 (i.e. 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.

Salary Description
$14.00 / hr