Aquatics Ii,Water Fitness

Ymca Of Greater Seattle Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

This vacancy is a great opportunity to be a part of a team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others - all which are the essential building blocks for strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

GENERAL FUNCTION

Instructs water exercise classes and provides motivation for class participants. Acts as a liaison and champion for YMCA Total Health.

Class runs on Thursdays from 11:15am-12:15pm.

ResponsibilitiesPlans and leads water fitness classes in accordance with YMCA guidelines.Develops positive relationships with class members/participants providing motivational support and guidance.Increases class member/participant awareness of all healthy lifestyle factors.Organizes and puts away class equipment and reports equipment problems.Maintains records as appropriate (i.e. class attendance).Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.Attends staff meetings and applicable trainings approved by supervisor.Trains and supervises volunteer class aides as assigned.Encourages member involvement and identifies potential volunteers.Conveys basic knowledge of all program areas to members and participants and as appropriate referring members to appropriate Total Health program or staff member.May make follow up motivational phone calls to Total Health participants.May assist with total health orientation.Qualifications18 years of age or older.Current state approved first-aid certification. *CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

*Water Fitness Instructor or equivalent. Ability to demonstrate proper water fitness techniques.Demonstrated knowledge of fitness protocol.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.

  • Within 30 days of employment, or first available training.

Within six months of employment, at first available training.

Competencies for success at the Y:

  • Values
  • Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.
  • Inclusion
  • Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.
  • Quality Results
  • Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.
  • Change Capacity
  • Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.
  • Inspire Others
  • Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.


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Aquatics Ii,Water Fitness

Ymca Of Greater Seattle