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Group X Instructor Villages at Carver

at YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: R0000406
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta serves more than 300,000 individuals with 23 full facilities and ten additional camping and childcare locations. The Y provides financial assistance to support more than 25,000 youth, teens and families. The Y offers programs that serve kids, adults and families at all stages of life. As the largest provider of early learning and after-school programs in Georgia, the Y is closing the achievement gap for Atlanta youth. During the teen years, the Y focuses on leadership development to prepare teens to connect to and serve their communities. A leader in healthy living, the Y offers youth sports and wellness programs designed to help kids and adults live healthier and be more active. A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus:
  • YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.
  • HEALTHY LIVING - Improving the nation's health and well-being.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.

Job Summary:

Instructs fitness and/or related classes.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Plans and instructs fitness and/or related classes, following YMCA standards and guidelines.
Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports equipment problems.
Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required. Maintain current certifications.
Observes and discusses individual progress with participants. Develops rapport with members and responds to questions related to fitness.
Ensures safe and effective workouts. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.
Discusses and promotes all YMCA programs. Motivates members to commit to long term participation.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
Plans and implements a program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA. Coordinates activities which are culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate.
Any additional duties as assigned.
Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site.
Follow all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to managing visitors and guests at our facilities.
Report any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
Complete all child abuse prevention training as required.
Support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed.
Child Abuse Prevention

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Commitment to Inclusion

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations. Appropriate training and development will be provided to YMCA team members based on your role and responsibilities.

Requirements:

Must have basic knowledge of fitness or equivalent work/education experience.
Experience and/or certification in teaching yoga highly preferred.
Must have at minimum 25 hours of practical experience as a fitness class instructor.
Must have the ability to lead a fitness class and to motivate and educate members in the field of physical fitness.
Must be able to respond to safety and emergency situations; ability to set up, move, and store equipment.
Must be at least 18 years of age.

It's fun to work in an organization where people truly BELIEVE in what they are

doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and people together to champion

communities where everyone belongs.

Location:

The Villages at Carver Family YMCA

About Us


Reflecting its Judeo-Christian heritage, the YMCA of Metro Atlanta is an association of volunteers, members and staff, open to and serving all, with programs and services which build spirit, mind, and body. Financial assistance is available based on need. The YMCA actively seeks to identify and involve those in need.

We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

HEALTHY LIVING
Improving the nation's health and well-being.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors. 



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