YMCA OF DANE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT

SPORTS DEPARTMENT VACANCIES

 

SPORTS INSTRUCTOR/REFEREE 

EAST/WEST/NORTHEAST

Under the direction of the Youth Development Director/Assistant Director of Sports, the Sports Instructor/Referee actively provides premier member service and motivating sports instruction, oversees games, and enforces rules with an emphasis on member engagement in accordance with the mission, strategic plan, goals and all policies and procedures of the YMCA of Dane County, Inc. and the YUSA Best Practices.

 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  

None

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides high quality, safe and motivating instruction based on class descriptions and feedback. Oversees games and enforces rules consistently and fairly.
  • Facilitates socialization, participation and interaction of all participants through active involvement in safe, fun and developmentally appropriate activities; provides adaptations based on individual needs and utilizes positive behavior guidance techniques with participants.
  • Becomes familiar with the basic class format designs and follows the appropriate format when teaching. Prepares appropriate lesson plans and follows YMCA guidelines.
  • Maintains accountability of all assigned participants at all times by accurately documenting attendance and performing accountability checks regularly throughout class.
  • Ensures the safety of all members and guests. Knows/reviews all safety rules and emergency procedures. Promotes and enforces safe behaviors and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.
  • Increases member retention by providing personalized member experiences and building positive relationships with and among members, staff, volunteers and/or guests. Creates a supportive and uplifting community environment.
  • Facilitates the development of small communities, helping members to connect with other members.
  • Knows and understands sports programs and department policies and is able to clearly explain said information to members.
  • Communicates clearly and professionally with members, guests, supervisor, and co-workers as needed.
  • Respects the confidentiality of all members, volunteers and staff at all times.
  • Maintains an organized, healthy and safe environment by returning all supplies and equipment to its appropriate place.
  • Performs required safety, cleanliness and maintenance checks, takes the necessary precautions to prevent accidents, and reports any concerns to supervisor.
  • Arrives 15 minutes prior to class start time prepared with a positive attitude, appropriate attire and needed equipment; sets-up, greets members and takes attendance.
  • Attends all mandatory staff meetings and all required YMCA staff trainings.
  • Supports and participates in the Annual Campaign; and promotes member participation.
  • Acts as a positive role model while implementing YMCA healthy living policies, character development and the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
  • Follows all policies and procedures as set forth in the YMCA of Dane County Employee Handbook and Code of Conduct.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • At least one year related experience playing sport to be taught at a high school or collegiate level is required. At least one year experience as a referee or sports instructor is preferred.
  • Knowledge of rules, regulations and guidelines of sport required.
  • Knowledge of general child growth and development, learning theories, and developmentally appropriate activities for children preferred.
  • Requires ability to professionally and effectively communicate with members, staff and supervisors; maintain confidentiality and exchange accurate information.
  • Requires ability to effectively interact with, lead, and motivate members who have a variety of abilities and needs.
  • Must possess reliable transportation for travel when required.
  • Possess or obtain within the indicated time frame the following certifications and keep all certifications current:
    • o CPR/AED and First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire.
    • o YOrientation, Child Abuse Prevention, and Blood Borne Pathogen training required within 60 days of hire.

Days & Hours:
 

Pay Rate:

 

Contact for more details:

East YMCA – Chris McGill – (608) 906-8636

or chris.mcgill@ymcadanecounty.org

West YMCA – Karly Frey – (608) 276-8808 

or karly.frey@ymcadanecounty.org

Northeast YMCA – Brian Kavanaugh – (608) 478-4313

or brian.kavanaugh@ymcadanecounty.org

 

Send completed employment application to:
Lussier Family East YMCA, 711 Cottage Grove Rd, Madison, WI 53716
Lussier Family West YMCA, 5515 Medical Circle, Madison, WI 53719

Northeast YMCA, 1470 Don Simon Dr, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

or Employment@ymcadanecounty.org

 

 

The YMCA of Dane County is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, handicap, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable state law.


GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR 

NORTHEAST

Under the supervision of the Director of Sports, this person will coach and/or provide instruction. All programs must incorporate character development and the YMCA four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  

Lead instructor supervises assistant instructor 

Assistant instructor supervises no one 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides age appropriate skills instruction in gymnastics.
  • Arrives 10-15 minutes before the program begins and greets parents and children as they arrive.
  • Leads discussions and activities that promote the four core values.
  • Implements the YUSA Super Sports philosophy.
  • Responds appropriately to emergencies and adheres to YMCA Emergency Procedures.
  • Maintains a clean program area.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years gymnastics experience, as athlete or coach.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

  • Comprehensive understanding of the sport of gymnastics.

  • Knowledge of the growth and development of children as it relates to the skills required for gymnastics.

  • Physical ability to demonstrate gymnastics skills and techniques through bending, moving and twisting.

  • Must be able to lift 45 pounds.

  • *Lead Instructors must complete CPR and First Aid within the first 90 days of hire.

Days & Hours:
Tuesday Evenings – 5:15-7:45pm (2.5 hours)

Pay Rate:
Lead Gymnastics Instructors: $12.00-$20.00/hr
Assistant Instructors: $9.00-$14.00/hr

 

Contact for more details:
Northeast YMCA – Brian Kavanaugh – (608) 478-4313

or brian.kavanaugh@ymcadanecounty.org

 

Send completed employment application to:
Northeast YMCA – 1470  Don Simon Dr, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

or Employment@ymcadanecounty.org

 

The YMCA of Dane County is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, handicap, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable state law.


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Youth Sports Job Openings

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