The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in LA, it's also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. The LA area is home to the second largest YMCA Association in the US, with 26 branches, 2 camps and over 50 child care sites. The LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passions, grow your career and make an impact!
We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!
The Interim Youth and Family Coordinator is responsible for creating welcoming and supportive environments in the program area of youth programs, youth classes and youth instructors. Responsibilities include: teaching youth classes 8-9 hours per week, monitoring programs, engaging with members and volunteers, scheduling classes and scheduling instructors, assisting in managing staff, administrative duties, attending weekly meetings, working with instructors to create session class schedules, orientating new instructors, assisting with the hiring of new instructors and other duties as assigned. This is a part-time interim position, with 29 hours per week. 20 hours per week are for administration/office hours. 9 hours per week must be dedicated to teaching youth classes for children 36 months and up. In addition to having administrative experience, this person must have the skills, knowledge and experience to teach classes as a part of their weekly schedule. Classes may be in the following areas: dance/movement, arts and crafts, theater, vocal, ballet, hip hop, tap and other performance and fine arts. This position requires some nights and candidate must be available to work on Saturdays (Sundays and Mondays off). There is some flexibility with the schedule. This is an interim position expected to end in early August 2019.
Hours and Salary
20 hours of administration per week, $16.00 - $18.00 per hour
8-9 hours of youth instruction per week, $14.25 per hour
Saturday (flexible hours). Required staff meetings on Tuesdays from 9:30am
High school diploma; bachelors degree preferred but no required.
Prior experience working with youth; prior experience instructing youth classes in specific fields (dance, vocal, art, theater, tumbling, etc.)
Strong written and oral communication skills; knowledge of fundamental youth development and age-appropriate motor development skills, as well as rules pertaining to various youth activities such as (but not limited to) arts, craft, performance arts, vocal, dance, gymnastics, tumbling, cheer, culinary arts, etc.; visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation
Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification
In conjunction with the branch leadership team, establish long-term plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA objectives.
Display a positive and enthusiastic attitude and a desire to work with children and their parents, at all times.
Assist in the recruitment of youth instructors.
Create a welcoming environment in all YMCA program areas taking time to talk to members and enthusiastically greet them by name with a smile and eye contact.
Proactively connect and monitor members to develop, and support the achievement of their goals, and matching members' interests to YMCA programs
Assist Members with their questions and monitor activity in assigned program areas.
Monitor program areas to ensure equipment is functioning, and environment is clean.
Respond promptly and courteously to all member complaints, compliments and inquiries while following the appropriate procedures at all times.
Actively interact with members regarding their participation in YMCA programs and Special Events.
Role model positive interactions with members for staff; provide coaching and feedback to staff when necessary to ensure the best experience for members.
Assist the Program Director in providing staff supervision and training; recommends appropriate staff coaching and discipline to supervisor, when necessary
Assist Program Director with administrative tasks including but not limited to: staff scheduling, department time-sheet monitoring and paperwork.
Lead Special Events, including Showcase and Family Talent Show
Teach 8-9 hours per week in youth classes.
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