Swim Instructor-Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA-Part Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, the swim instructor will be responsible for the safety and education of youth enrolled in swim lesson programs. They will serve as a role model by exemplifying high standards and values at all times.

The Swim Instructor is responsible for managing all functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

Job schedule: Monday through Thursday from 4:00pm - 7:30pm. Saturdays from 9:45am - 12:30pm, and Sundays from1:00pm - 4:30pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA.
  • 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. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
  • Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Maintain necessary certifications including but not limited to Basic Life Support (CPR, First Aid and Oxygen), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, and YMCA Swim Instructor Certification or equivalent.
  • Desire and ability to work with children of all ages.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse group of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.


WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, or special accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through speech and understanding of the English language.
  • Ability to walk, run, stand, kneel, stoop, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 40 pounds.
  • Compliance with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.