YMCA of Central Ohio

Gymnastics Instructors

We’re head over heels for our Gymnastics Program!

We are seeking passionate leaders to teach classes for toddlers - teens at our YMCA through dedicated and patient instruction.  Our instructors will not only strengthen students skills but also their confidence.  This part time position includes a free YMCA membership and includes teaching evening/weekend classes.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Instructs classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes youth development and member engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:

Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.

Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational classes/practices/games, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.

Answers questions from participants/parents to support them in achieving their goals related to youth development. Maintains working knowledge of sport/activity, and trends to provide effective information and support to participants.

Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

Conveys information on sports/activity programs and schedules, and as appropriate, refers participants and parents to other programs.

Keeps accurate class records (attendance & progress reports).

Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

Prepares and maintains field/gym area before and after program; organizes and puts away class equipment; reports damaged equipment.

Officiates sport/activity matches and games as scheduled.

Assists in supervision of volunteers involved in sport or activity.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification must be obtained withing the first 60 days
Must be at least 16 years old and have experience participating in area of instruction; previous experience instructing preferred.

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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; run; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, and depth perception.
Depending on the sport/activity, the employee may be frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.


The Liberty/Powell Y has an immediate opening for a Tuesday evening instructor.

The Garver Y is seeking an instructor for Tuesday evening classes.

The North Y is seeking an instructor for Sunday classes (2-5pm)

The Pickaway Y is seeking instructors for Monday through Thursday 5-8:30p and Saturday morning 8:30a-1p

Branches for Application Submission:

Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA
Delaware Community Center YMCA
Gahanna YMCA
Grove City YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA