YMCA of Greater Seattle Specialized Recreation Instructor – Challenge Course Facilitator in Woodinville, Washington
Our Commitment to Equity
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines .
Lead and instruct a variety of sports, recreation, and enrichment programs. Programming area includes but is not limited to Rock Climbing, Odyssey Course, Youth Sports, and Enrichment Classes.
Plans and implements program activities which may include specialized programming such as climbing, outdoor environmental education, teen leadership, sports, etc.
Pre/Post inspection of challenge courses, equipment and surrounding areas.
Proactively report equipment and supply needs to management.
Responsible for instructing, training and coaching individuals and groups to ensure physical, mental and emotional safety.
Must be able to communicate instructions and information in a developmentally appropriate manner.
Oversee, train, schedule and debrief Belayers to ensure continuous coaching and development.
Facilitate initial and annual refresher training for challenge course Belayers and support staff.
Timely recordkeeping and reporting to management, as required.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
High school diploma or equivalent, post-secondary education in related field strongly preferred. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.
Minimum two seasons of documented programming and oversight of challenge course offerings; ropes, climbing walls.
Certifications such as ACCT Level I or Level II preferred.
Previous successful experience engaging children and teens in group activities.
Current state approved first-aid certification by start date.
Current state approved CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification by start date.
Knowledge of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate practices.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IF THE POSITION REQUIRES DRIVING
21 years of age or older. Current Driver’s License with a minimum of 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.
Maximum of one minor violation.
PREFERRED POSITION ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
One year+ previous experience with children and families from diverse backgrounds.
6 months+ experience teaching specified activity/skill hired for.
Program lesson planning and instructional skills.
Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.).
Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:
Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
Are very adaptable
Have high ownership and strong work ethic
Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
Truly enjoy being of service to people
Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.
“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.
We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.
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Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.
Passion for Excellence
Job Locations US-WA-Woodinville
Posted Date 6 days ago (5/3/2021 2:51 PM)
Type Regular Part-Time
# of Openings 4
Location Northshore YMCA - Cottage Lake Park
Category Sports/Youth Sports
Address 19145 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd
Minimum compensation USD $16.69/Hr.