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Piedmont Family YMCA

Charlottesville, VA

Employment Opportunities

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YMCA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.

We are looking to hire for the following positions by department - click on the title for an expanded job description with essential functions, qualifications and physical demands.

Family at YMCA

Fitness Instructors

Instructs group exercise classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

**We are currently looking for year-round aquatics staff. APPLY NOW!**

Opening / Morning Lifeguards

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Shifts begin at 5:15 am and can go to 9:00 am (possibly end earlier if there is a school schedule conflict) Monday - Friday, also Saturday morning 6:45-9 am.

Lifeguards

Maintains safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

Swim Lesson Instructors

The Y is a leading nonprofit for strengthening community, and the nation's larger provider of swim lessons to increase skill and safety in and around water. This position provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.

AFTER SCHOOLS

YMCA AFTER-SCHOOL TEACHERS

The Piedmont Family YMCA After-School program at Crozet YMCA is hiring part-time staff for their After-School program during the school year. The hours of the after-school program is Monday-Friday from 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM.

Experience: Must be 18 years of age and have completed high school/GED equivalent. One-year experience in YMCA school-aged child care or equivalent preferred. Previous experience working with children is imperative including skills in teaching children, teamwork, program planning, and implementation. The candidate must have experience in a variety of areas including sports, nature activities, arts and crafts, group games, character development, and music/drama. A high degree of physical activity is required. Be able to obtain First Aid and CPR certifications and child abuse clearance.

Requirements: Ability to interact and communicate clearly with all program participants and fellow staff. Responsible for set-up and breakdown of all program supplies and equipment.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the School-Aged Child Care Director, provide leadership to a group of school-aged children. Lead activities including, but not limited to sports, drama, crafts, homework assistance, fitness, and health. Individual acts as a role model, planning and conducting age-appropriate activities on a daily basiS. Supervises a group of children; plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values; follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies; maintains positive relations with parents and other staff; attends all staff meetings and trainings. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; high school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred; at least 6 months of programmatic experience working with children in a day camp setting. Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date; at least one year of experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds; Must participate in required in-service training (28 hours).

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