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Davie Family YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor

Company: YMCA of Northwest North Carolina
Location: Mocksville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job Location
Davie Family YMCA - Mocksville, NC
Position Type
Part Time
Salary Range
$10.00 - $10.00 Hourly
Are you an energetic, compassionate individual with a love for aquatics and a desire to create a safe, fun environment in our pools? Swim Lesson instructors help children and adults learn to be safe, confident and active in the water. Each instructor is provided with a curriculum designed to teach and build skills from basic floatation and water movement to advanced stroke technique. A swim instructor must be able to manage classes, plan activities to aid learning and provide the feedback needed to become the best swimmer they can be. Swim instructors must be able to teach, lead, organize and demonstrate the proper skills needed to swim.
Schedule: Monday - Sunday, various shifts.

  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines with prepared lesson plans
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
  • Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.
  • Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.)
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures and pool rules. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
  • Trains and supervises class aides as assigned. YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
    Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
    Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
    Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
    Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
    • At least 16 years of age
    • YMCA Swim Instructor certification, or equivalent (Achieve within 90 days)
    • CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification and Emergency Oxygen
    • Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards; knowledge of swim strokes, including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and sidestroke
    • Desire to work with individuals of all ages
    • Strong organizational, verbal, written and customer service skills PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques. Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques.
      • Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.

Keywords: YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, Winston-Salem , Davie Family YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor, Education / Teaching , Mocksville, North Carolina

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