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Program Instructor

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
Location: Milford
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the foundation of community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you'll discover more than just a job-you'll enjoy a career with the chance to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the guidance of the Youth and Family Program Director, the Program Instructor plans and teaches skills and activities for youth/families that are developmentally appropriate and enriching. Develops positive relationships including providing prompt and courteous service to members, participants and guests. This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Implements culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the youth development goals of the YMCA. Supervises a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures. Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent information about their child's experience and to promote upcoming programs. Ensures that equipment is clean and safe, set up and stored properly. Reports equipment problems to supervisor. Attends staff meetings and training programs as required. Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: High School education or equivalent Ability to plan and initiate culturally relevant and age appropriate games and activities Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations Must demonstrate good communication skills. Program lesson planning and instructional skills preferred EFFECT ON END RESULT: Program participants learn new skills in an enriching and supportive environment Member expectations are exceeded resulting in increased retention The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit ("YMCA") is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. The YMCA does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring or other terms or conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetic information, ethnicity, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, military status or application or any other basis protected by state, federal or other applicable law.The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children in our programs. We hold all staff, regardless of position, to the highest possible standards. We require all staff to be screened regularly and sign a code of conduct. All staff will be monitored when interacting withprogram participants. We take any inappropriate interactions between programparticipants and with staff very seriously and will fully cooperate withauthorities in any case of abuse. Other details Pay Type Hourly Hiring Rate $11.00 Apply Now

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, Detroit , Program Instructor, Education / Teaching , Milford, Michigan

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