YMCA of Greater Boston Preschool and Youth Sports Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts
Develops, coordinates and implements innovative programming for ages 3 to 12. Including but not limited to basketball, soccer, t ball, fitness, creative and cooperative game play.
Establishes new program activities and expands programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Works with Director of Physical Education and Sports to ensure proper maintenance of gymnasium, sports closet, and all program equipment.
Markets and distributes program information to YMCA members and the community.
Engaging with families, children and other Y employees.
Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent; working towards obtaining degree in recreation or health related field.
One to two years related experience preferred; for example, as a sports coach, teacher, or volunteer.
Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention, CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens, and O2.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES/KNOW HOW:
Excellent public relations and conflict resolution skills in order to facilitate positive relationships with children and parents.
Have a concern for detail and accuracy and an overall expectation of high quality programming.
Qualities needed for this position:
Energetic, motivated and well organized individual who has a passion for utilizing sports as a tool for positive youth development.